Colosseum Highlights Tour with Roman Forum & Palatine Hill

Tour the Colosseum and Rome's ancient city

5 / 5 See All 23 Reviews · 3.0h 18 max · Rome, Italy

Your typical Colosseum tour comes at a high price tag. With an express tour of the Colosseum combined with a visit to the Forum and Palatine Hill, you’re experiencing a premium product at a low cost.

Tour Details
  • Skip the line at the Colosseum
  • First & Second Tiers
  • Guided tour of Palatine Hill
  • Ancient Roman Forum
  • Domitian's Stadium
  • View of Roman Forum
  • Julius Caesar's Temple
  • Senate House

This complete Colosseum tour provides a concise and engaging overview of ancient Rome. With a Colosseum tour lasting approximately an hour, then two hours of touring the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill, you’ll get be able to see a multitude of ancient Roman sites quickly and easily. This 3-hour tour includes:

  • A local English-speaking guide
  • Skip the line Colosseum tickets
  • Skip the line Roman Forum and Palatine Hill tickets
  • A maximum group size of 18

Skip the Line Colosseum Tour

Breeze past the crowds and enter the Colosseum promptly with your guide. As you enter this ancient Roman structure, your guide will take you back in time and set the scene for what attending a gladiator match was really like. You’ll explore the first and second tiers of the Colosseum, areas that were originally reserved for only Rome’s most elite classes. 

Learn how the Colosseum was built and the history of the bloody battles that define ancient Roman history. You’ll only spend an hour inside of the Colosseum, which is perfect for families or those who want to cover the most ground in little time.

Guided Tour of Palatine Hill

Your guide will take you to the site that is said to have been where Romulus founded the city in 753 B.C. This area is comprised of opulent ancient palaces, still characterized by their detailed artifacts and mosaics. These palaces weren’t just the homes of Rome’s most elite: they were enormous treasure troves with every amenity possible inside. One of the palaces, the Palace of Domitian, even had an amphitheater inside of it! Here, you will also see a piece of an ancient Roman aqueduct.

Ancient Roman Forum

On this portion of your tour, your guide will escort you around what we like to call “ancient downtown Rome.” Ever watch a movie that takes place in ancient Rome and you see people walking around a crazy marketplace? That’s the Forum. This really is where all of the action happened. From senate meetings, to poetry performances and political protests, the Roman Forum really was the cultural hub of ancient Rome.

What you get with this tour
Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill tickets included
Professional English-Speaking Guide
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1/21/2020
Can’t miss tour!

Our tour guide was fantastic! It’s amazing how much information these guides can retain. Our guide was informative, patient and fluent in English. We are so happy we booked this tour!

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Laurie Arredondo
1/21/2020
Great tour and guide

We really enjoyed our tour. Our tour guide Elaine was very knowledgeable and also fun. We learned a lot and she really painted the picture of what it was like when the ruins were palaces, etc. I really recommend taking this tour, we wouldn’t have nearly appreciated what we were looking at without it.

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Reviewed by
Raiff Doerr
1/14/2020
The Colosseum, etc. with Raffy

Raffy was definitely a five star guide! She went above and beyond our expectations. She took great care to be sure we understood the important points of these amazing sites and their historical significance. Raffy's knowledge and obvious love for Rome was remarkable. We had a wonderful time and learned so much!

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John Moore

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where to meet?

Green Souvenir Kiosk in front of “Colosseo” metro stop - located just outside the lower level entry. A representative will be there holding a sign with our company name on it.

What to bring?

Green Souvenir Kiosk in front of “Colosseo” metro stop - located just outside the lower level entry. A representative will be there holding a sign with our company name on it.

What if I'm not sure about my mobility?

If you have any doubts about your mobility, we strongly suggest you take a Private Colosseum Tour.

What to bring?

Green Souvenir Kiosk in front of “Colosseo” metro stop - located just outside the lower level entry. A representative will be there holding a sign with our company name on it.

Where to meet?

Green Souvenir Kiosk in front of “Colosseo” metro stop - located just outside the lower level entry. A representative will be there holding a sign with our company name on it.

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