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Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill Tour

Travel back in time to Ancient Rome on this tour: the best way to get to know the Italian capital, its main monuments and its amazing history. A journey of 2,000 years in three hours.

Travel back in time to Ancient Rome on this tour: the best way to get to know the Italian capital, its main monuments and its amazing history. A journey of 2,000 years in three hours.

Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill Tour

The guided tour includes the following landmarks: 

  • Colosseum: Explore the Colosseum, Rome’s most emblematic symbol and the world’s largest oval amphitheatre, built to hold over 50,000 spectators.
  • Roman Forum: Discover the Roman Empire’s symbol of power and sophisticated social, religious and political style of living.
  • Palatine Hill: Venture into one of the most ancient parts of Rome while you visit the Palatine Hill ruins surrounded by beautiful towering pine trees.

What’s more, you’ll also skip the endless lines of the Colosseum, the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill, which is sometimes up to two hours long.

Combine and Save

If you’d also like to discover the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel and St Peter’s Basilica, you can also book our Rome Combo tour.

Complete your trip!

Complete your visit to Imperial Rome with a colosseum tour including the special gladiator's entrance.

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3 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.


Expert English speaking guide.

Skip the line admission to the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill.

When to book?

You can book up until 3 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.


Not wheelchair accessible.


All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

Printed material is avoided.

No single-use plastics are used.

The activity helps the dissemination of local cultural heritage.

No printing of documentation required.

Promotes local employment.

Has a gender equality policy.

Has a carbon footprint offset policy.

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Corporate name: NAFASP SLU

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Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - Is there a luggage drop off?

    A - No, the archaeological site does not have space to leave luggage.

  • Q - What if our group is large?

    A - If your group is 15 people or more, we cannot always guarantee that you will be in the same group. If you would like a more personalised service, try the private tour of Rome.

  • Q - Does the tour include a visit to Palatine Hill?

    A - The tour includes a visit to Palatine Hill year-round but does not cover it in its entirety.

  • Q - What do you visit at the Colosseum?

    A - The tour includes the visit of the essential places of the Colosseum, except the underground area and the third ring.

  • Q - In the Colosseum do you visit the arena, the underground area or the ring?

    A - No.

  • Q - Can we access the monuments again after we have left?

    A - No, you'll only have access with the guide.

  • Q - Do you visit Trajan's Market?

    A - No.

  • Q - Are there any rest stops during the tour?

    A - No. A few minutes are given to take pictures, but the group must follow the same pace to meet the monuments' schedules.

  • Q - Is it possible to access the Colosseum with backpacks?

    A - Only with small backpacks.

  • Q - What if there is bad weather?

    A - The tour always runs, rain, shine or snow, and does not allow cancellations due to weather conditions. Refunds will only be given when the Colosseum closes and the tickets are refunded.

  • Q - How many people are there per group?

    A - The tour of the Colosseum, Forum and Palatine Hill has a maximum of 30 participants per guide.

  • Q - Is it possible to book for school groups?

    A - Unfortunately, this is not possible. For school groups, access reserved for schools must be expressly reserved on the Colosseum website. In addition, a list of all students and accompanying persons must be presented on paper with a school stamp at the entrance to the monument.

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

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If you have any other questions please contact us .

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

Colosseum metro stop, the Via dei Fori Imperiali exit

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