Skip the Line: Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill Guided Tour

Duration: 3 hours
Destination: Italy, Lazio, Rome

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  • 3 hours
  • Rome
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Not-Cancellable


The ancient glory of Rome is reborn! Skip the Line at three of the most significant surviving remnants of the Eternal City: the Colosseum, Palatine Hill and Roman Forum. Your English-speaking expert historian tour guide will share anecdotes and history throughout the 3-hour tour, rebuilding the impressive ruins with tales of Ancient Rome’s heyday.

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Stop At: Colosseum, Piazza del Colosseo, 00184 Rome Italy

Your journey into antiquity begins with the Colosseum, one of the world’s most iconic sights. Your guide will call on their historical and archaeological expertise to tell you all about the battles, both physical and political, that played out in this incredible amphitheater. You might be surprised to learn that ‘Gladiator’ didn’t get everything right and that feats of ancient engineering even allowed the Romans to re-enact naval battles here.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Palatine Hill, Piazza Santa Maria Nova, 53, 00186 Rome Italy

The next stop takes you back to the very beginning. The Palatine Hill is the spot Romulus chose to found the city that would become Rome in 753 BC – a decision that ended in tragedy for his brother Remus. Here, steeped in history, you’ll enjoy spectacular views overlooking your next destination: the Roman Forum.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Roman Forum, Largo della Salara Vecchia 5/6, 00186 Rome Italy

The Forum and the Via Sacra, the Sacred Way, were the heart of Ancient Rome. All of Roman life could be found in this bustling marketplace: commerce and trade, political rallies, military parades, and the sacred ceremonies of the Vestal Virgins.

In just three hours, you’ll experience all that allowed Rome to endure so long – staying immersed in history the entire time, without wasting a moment waiting in line.

Duration: 30 minutes

  • Professional Expert guide
  • Skip-the-Line Access to the Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill
  • Headsets to hear your guide clearly
  • Visit of the Roman Forum & Palatine Hill
  • Fully guided visit of the Colosseum
  • Colosseum Skip the Line ticket with escorted entrance only (when Colosseum ticket option selected)
  • Entry/Admission - Roman Forum
  • Entry/Admission - Colosseum
  • Entry/Admission - Palatine Hill

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Guided tour, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill (when ticket only option selected)
  • Avoid bringing large purses, bags, or backpacks on your tour
  • Italy’s tourist sites are among the most popular in the world. Skip the Line Access and careful planning limit our crowd exposure, but please be aware that some locations may be unavoidably busy during standard hours.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Departure Point

Largo Gaetana Agnesi, 00184 Roma RM, Italy

Return Details

Palatine Hill, 00186 Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome Capital, Italy

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


3 hours

User's Reviews


29 Mar, 2023

The guided tour was great! Unfortunately we can’t remember the name of the blonde Italian guide at this point, but she was simply amazing. She explained all the history and added so many details and curiosities that made the experience more enjoyable and kept our attention at all times. Totally recommend this tour.


29 Mar, 2023

Patrick was an amazing guide. He is knowledgeable , friendly and patient. He offered a wide range of information and Tried to make the information relatable. He was understanding enough to wait n let people take time to go to the restroom when the line was long. Go on this tour & hope you get Patrick..


29 Mar, 2023

Great tour with Maria! Very patient and considerate of limitations of some in the group. Learning experience for sure and incredible history lesson


29 Mar, 2023

Excellent tour with a very knowledgeable guide (Aleksandra). Professional, friendly guide and the benefit of skipping queues. Would recommend.


29 Mar, 2023

Silvia was a delight! Very very knowledgeable and passionate about the history she shares highly recommended her as a guide

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Amazing experience for first time visitors


Amazing experience with Silvia


This tour is for you!


Amazing Tour


Sylvia is the best guide, awesome tour!


Did NOT include what I paid for; very disappointing




Great tour guide and experience.


Fantastic for High Season & First Time




Prepare well for the best experience.


Excellent tour guide !!


Exceptional tour. Samuel ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️


Great time


Difficult to Understand


Fantastic tour




So much interesting information


Our tour guide, Chiara,...


Fantastic guide!


Super interesting and fun plus no lines


Colosseum tour


Great visit and tour.


Colosseum, Forum and Palatine-amazing tour


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