Skip-the- line: Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill Tour
Discover the glorious beauty of ancient Rome with our 3-hour group tour of the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill, saving precious time with our skip-the-line tickets!
Meet your guide in our office, located a few steps from the Colosseum, and get ready to spend 3 hours completely immersed in culture and knowledge. Using a privileged entrance, you will avoid the long lines of tourists waiting for their tickets and enter directly into this architectural masterpiece.
Inside the Colosseum you will spend 1.5 hours exploring the main levels of this glorious building, discovering all those incredible details that often escape a visitor’s eye. Your guide will tell you all about the events that took place during the Roman Empire, such as Gladiator fights, games involving exotic animals, and executions, also focusing on the architectural details and pointing out the best places to take great photos.
Your visit will continue on Palatine Hill, the most famous of the Seven Hills of Rome. Here you can enjoy spectacular views of the Roman Forum and hear the story of the legendary founding of Rome. In fact, according to legend, Palatine Hill is the place where Romulus founded Rome in 753 BC after killing his brother Remus.
The last part of the tour will take you to the Roman Forum, the core of public life in ancient Rome. Strolling along the Via Sacra, where the parades of Triumph took place, you will hear details of the daily life of the ancient Romans, anecdotes about famous politicians, and mysterious legends. The guide will show the burial place of Julius Caesar and the most important places of the diplomacy of ancient Rome, such as the Comitium, the Roman Curia, and the Rostra, where the people met the Senate, recalling the history of the Eternal City from the Roman Kingdom to decline of the Roman Empire.