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Colosseum and Ancient Rome Small-Group Walking Tour provided by Rome Private Guides

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Overview
Visit the highlights of ancient Rome without having to brave long lines with this guided tour. Your guide takes you to the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill, providing you with live commentary and showing you 3D pictures to help you better understand what life was like in the city many centuries ago.
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Via Frangipane, 30
Via Frangipane, 30, 00184 Roma RM, ItalyColosseum Tour departs from our office located on Via Frangipane, 30. Option 1: To reach our office take the metro line B and get off at Cavour station. If you take the exit with the stairs you will be on Via Cavour. Walking down on Via Cavour, after a few minutes you need to turn left on Via degli Annabaldi. Still a few minutes walking and the first alley on you right end side is your destination: Via Frangipane 30. Option 2: If you get off at Colosseo Stop , outside the metro take the right hand side and walk down Via dei Fori Imperiali (direction Venice square) after 5 minutes walk you will see on the right a little alley with an arch and this is via Frangipane 30. Our office is in a little square located opposite a restaurant.
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  • 1
    Colosseum
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Roman Forum
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Palatine Hill
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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You'll end at
Via Frangipane, 30
Via Frangipane, 30, 00184 Roma RM, ItalyColosseum Tour departs from our office located on Via Frangipane, 30. Option 1: To reach our office take the metro line B and get off at Cavour station. If you take the exit with the stairs you will be on Via Cavour. Walking down on Via Cavour, after a few minutes you need to turn left on Via degli Annabaldi. Still a few minutes walking and the first alley on you right end side is your destination: Via Frangipane 30. Option 2: If you get off at Colosseo Stop , outside the metro take the right hand side and walk down Via dei Fori Imperiali (direction Venice square) after 5 minutes walk you will see on the right a little alley with an arch and this is via Frangipane 30. Our office is in a little square located opposite a restaurant.
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Highlights
  • A professional guide shows you some of ancient Rome's most important sites
  • Skip the long lines at the Colosseum and head straight in
  • Explore the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill as well
  • This tour runs no matter what the weather is like
Important Information
Departure Point
Via Frangipane, 30, 00184 Roma RM, Italy
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional guide for 3 hours
  • Entry/Admission - Colosseum
  • Entry/Admission - Roman Forum
  • Entry/Admission - Palatine Hill
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from attractions
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Normal sized backpacks are permitted as huge backpacks will not be admitted
  • Colosseums' Rules:No Permitted Sharps objects, liquids glass bottle, Drones, selfie-sticks parfumes & spray. Allow Plastic bottle water The tour runs in any weather conditions.
  • ID Card/Passport is a must for Colosseum access
  • Please be aware that to enter the Colosseum it is necessary to pass a metal detector security check; although skip the line tickets are included, there may be some wait time to pass through security checks
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please note: if you arrive late you might lose the entrance or a part of the tour
  • Please note: the order of the itinerary might change. It is possible that you will visit first the Roman Forum and then the Colosseum
  • The meeting time can be subject of a slight change. In this case we will call/text you in advance.
  • Please note that due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not suitable for any persons with disabilities.
  • Near public transportation
  • Small group tour average 16 people (maximum 20 people).
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Henry wrote a review Mar 2020
Wardington, United Kingdom1 contribution3 helpful votes
Rosa was an informative and knowledgeable guide. We booked this tour the day before and had no idea what it would be like, but it exceeded our expectations. In addition we were able to book a trip to Pompeii through the same, extremely professional and helpful office
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from VivicosTravel, Public Relations Manager at Colosseum and Ancient Rome Small-Group Walking Tour
Responded 11 Mar 2020
Dear 626chickp, What a great review! Our teams and departments work very hard to deliver our guests with the best experience possible and it's wonderful to learn we did so with your! Thanks for choosing us and we hope to see you soon again.
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amykate1993 wrote a review Mar 2020
Worcester, United Kingdom4 contributions2 helpful votes
Flavia was just the best guide for our tour! We had a group of 10 which was a lovely group size. Headsets worked really well ensuring we could hear her at all times. Flavia was such a lovely person and almost felt like we had made a friend whilst going around. She was super
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from VivicosTravel, Public Relations Manager at Colosseum and Ancient Rome Small-Group Walking Tour
Responded 11 Mar 2020
Dear amykate1993, Wow, what an amazing review! We'll make sure Flavia reads your words, she is indeed one of our best guides. It's great to read that despite the Covid-19 breakout you enjoyed your experience! Thanks for choosing us and we hope to see you soon.
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JennyV0126 wrote a review Jan 2020
Norah Head, Australia18 contributions6 helpful votes
We had a wonderful tour with Renata who spoke great English . She was passionate about Roman history and so knowledgable. Not knowing alot of the history, we came away enlightened. I would recommend this tour to see these sights.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Responded 6 Feb 2020
Hi Jenny, thanks for recommending this tour, we are glad you liked. All our guides are passionate about their job, knowledgeable, multilingual and fun!
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tourist04 wrote a review Jan 2020
london36 contributions15 helpful votes
I wasn’t sure whether to pay the extra to skip the line and have a guide .... now I’m sure .... it’s worth every penny. Entering the colosseum is hard work when it’s busy. The security line takes a long time but our guide used that time to tell us lots about the Colosseum and
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Responded 4 Jan 2020
Dear tourist04, Thank you for this fantastic review! Our team works hard to organize our tours in the best way possible and we're excited to learn that we've hit the mark with you! Thanks for choosing us and we hope to see you soon.
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Murray wrote a review Dec 2019
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Our guide was passionate and excellent at explaining the details of art and sculpture. Recommend it. It was super busy even at 8am however with this tour you do skip the Q
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from VivicosTravel, Guest Relations Manager at Colosseum and Ancient Rome Small-Group Walking Tour
Responded 4 Jan 2020
Dear Familymurrayx5, Thank you for your kind words. Yes, the Colosseum is indeed busy at any time of the day, but we're very happy to learn that you enjoyed the experience despite the crowds! We work hard to offer high quality services, putting our client's needs as our priority, and we're pleased we hit the mark with you! Thank you for choosing us and we hope to see you soon.
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  • Duration: 3h
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