Colosseum Walking Tour, with Roman Forum & Palatine Hill (Real Skip The Line)

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From 49.00
Duration 3 hours




Learn the stories behind the grand monuments of Rome on a leisurely walking tour. Discover relics of the Colosseum, the Roman Forum & Palatine Hill. Some Keys: Afternoon Tour, Morning Tour, Ancient Rome, Colosseum Tickets, Colosseum, Coliseum, Roman Forum, Rome Points of Interest, Skip the line: Colosseum, Guided Tour

Ancient Rome Walking Tour: Colosseum & Roman Forum Highlights

  • Skip-the-line access to the archaeological wonders of Rome
  • Visit inside of the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill
  • Comprehensive tour by a professional guide
  • Easy-to-find meeting point
  • Upgrade chance to tour with pickup
  • Group Max 30 participants
  • Due to shorter daylight, from October 28 the visit to the Palatine Hill will be replaced with an external explanation from the Capitoline Hill

Ancient Rome Walking Tour: Colosseum & Roman Forum Inclusions

  • Tickets to the Colosseum and the archaeological area
  • Professional guided walking tour
  • Wireless audio headsets
  • Pickup from centrally located hotels (for pickup upgrade option)

Tour Exclusions

  • Drop-off
  • Food or beverages
  • Tips
  • Optional gratuities

Please Note

  • For departures at 2:00 pm the meeting time is at 1:30 pm.
  • If you wish to add a hotel transfer service (different rate applies) please select the option with pickup during the reservation process. Pickup service is provided from centrally located hotels. Please write us an e-mail 24 hours before the tour starts to arrange your pickup time. Hotel pickup may be as early as one hour prior to tour start time. Please be ready in your hotel lobby 10 minutes prior to agreed pickup time.
  • If your hotel or accommodation is not served you can reach the Gray Line-I Love Rome office in via Vittorio Emanuele Orlando 95, opposite the Grand Hotel, Metro A Line (red line), Repubblica stop.
  • Due to heightened security measures, you may experience delays in clearing security checks when entering the venue.
  • The archaeological area involves walking on medium-hard floors, please wear comfortable shoes and be ready for rain or shine.
  • The areas are not wheelchair accessible and not suitable for individuals who have difficulty walking.
  • This tour ends in the Colosseum vicinity.
  • For security reasons the site’s Staff has the right to refuse the entrance of Visitors without a valid Passport or ID: please carry a valid document to avoid any inconveniences.


Important: Take note that due to Colosseum security checks, bulky bags, trolleys or backpacks are not allowed. Important: If you have a pacemaker you will need to show a certificate, otherwise you will not be admitted without being screened.

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4.6 / 5   overall customer review rating
Apr 16 2019
Cela vaut vraiment la peine de prendre une visite guidée : pour la qualité du guide, et pour éviter toutes les difficultés matérielles (résa du billet, trouver la bonne queue au milieu de la foule, la bonne entrée etc.)
reviewed by Mme sandrine caselles
Apr 13 2019
A stop at the Coleseum shop would be ideal as they had great souvenirx
reviewed by Mrs Lee Lowry
Apr 12 2019
Very informative and interesting, our tour guide was also with a good sense of humor, at the same time some breaks during the 3hour walk. Stopped at good places to take pictures.I forgot the name of our tour guide, but i remember that he was a native from Mexico (:
reviewed by a Gray Line customer
Apr 09 2019
Great guide, fun and informative. Everything we were looking for!
reviewed by a Gray Line customer
Apr 08 2019
Check in location was easy to find and check in was straightforward. Our guide was very informative and had a great personality
reviewed by a Gray Line customer
Mar 15 2019
Foi fácil fazer a compra no site e não tive problemas com o voucher
reviewed by a Gray Line customer

Tour Itinerary

Walk in the footsteps of giants on this guided tour through the heart of the Roman Empire. Travel back in time, embraced by 360 degrees of jaw dropping Roman architecture. Learn the history behind it all, from the minute to the magnificent.

Pause to contemplate the genius that took the Colosseum from concept to reality in 70/80 AD, centuries before the advent of modern engineering. Once the most famous meeting place in the world, the amphitheater is estimated to have once held 50,000/80,000 spectators. Your Gray Line pass will allow you to skip hours of long lines to enter the Colosseum directly. Once inside, breathe in the bloody past of the edifice, brought to life again by your passionate, expert guide. Standing for nearly two millennia, the structure has been a symbol of both glory and scorn, serving vastly different purposes over the course of history.

Just outside, you'll see the magnificent Arch of Constantine. Continuing the walking tour, discover the excavated ruins of the Roman Forum archaeological site, where many structures remain intact to this day. For a city founded in 753 BC, this is no small feat. Continue exploring the breathtaking Palatine Hill, ending your tour with a deeper connection to the history of Rome and a strong foundation of knowledge. On the Palatine Romulus and Remus were found by a she-wolf that kept them alive; this is how Rome received its name - from Romulus, the legend has it. On the other hand Rome might derive its name by the Etruscan word Rhumon for river. We will never know. What we know is that Rome has gained in popularity over that last 2,000 years and has now proven that the nickname of Eternal City fits it just perfectly.

We will bid you farewell to continue exploring the area on your own or return to your hotel.

Pickup points

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Pickup Info

Tour without pickup: the meeting point is by the Arch of Constantine, please be there no later than 15 minutes before the tour starts. Tour with pickup: please call 24 hours before the tour starts to receive your pickup time and please be ready in your hotel lobby 10 minutes prior to assigned pickup time. If your hotel or accommodation is not served you can reach directly the meeting point at Arch of Constantine -look for our pink logo I love Rome- at least 30 minutes before the tour starts.

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Emergency phone number: from USA/Canada 01139.06.4742501 - from other countries 0039.06.4742501


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