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Private Colosseum and Roman Forum Tour with Hotel Pick-up and Drop-off

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Overview
The Colosseum, a 1st-century amphitheater, is one of Rome’s most recognizable landmarks—and it’s just as incredible inside. Breeze past the entrance lines on this skip-the-line tour, which also covers the heart of ancient Rome. Perfect for first-time visitors, this tour allows you to tick off the Roman Forum—where you also skip the line—and the world-famous gladiatorial arena even in limited time. 
Highlights
  • A skip-the-line tour of Rome’s ancient sites
  • Exclusive access to the Colosseum and the Roman Forum
  • Save hours of waiting in line on a tour ideal for travelers with limited time 
  • Enriching commentary from your guide on the history and culture of Rome 
What to Expect
Begin your tour with hotel pick-up before heading to Rome’s well-preserved historic center, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Skip the lines outside the Colosseum with VIP admission tickets and step inside to marvel at the ruins of the amphitheater. Wander at your leisure while listening to stories of the ancient gladiators and wild beasts that entertained up to 60,000 spectators at a time with their gory battles. Continue your visit of some of the world’s oldest surviving structures at the Roman Forum, the seat of ancient political power, where you also jump the lines. Your guide explains the gods of the ancient world and the foundations of our Zodiac signs. Learn how the pagan festival of Saturnalia—in honor of the planet Saturn— evolved into Christmas celebrations. Visit the remains of the Temple of the Vestal Virgins, where priestesses kept alive the sacred fire of Vesta. Delve into the mythological origins of Rome before concluding your tour.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Province of Rome, Province of Rome, Lazio

Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up from hotel if centrally located (within the Aurelian Walls)
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Private Walking Tour
  • Professional Licensed Blue Badge Tour Guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off via Uber/Taxi (centrally located hotels - within Aurelian Walls)
  • Skip-the-line Tickets
  • Entry/Admission - Colosseum
  • Entry/Admission - Roman Forum
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with mobility issues or those using a wheelchair
  • Be prepared to climb uneven steps and explore an archaeological site - wear good shoes. Anticipate Rome's intense heat in the summer - you may want to bring a small umbrella to block the sun as well as unexpected, sudden rainfall
  • Please be aware that to enter the Colosseum it is necessary to pass a metal detector security check
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • 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 is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We could have not asked for a better experience. Our guide was knowledgeable and professional. We learned and experienced so much more than we would have waiting on long lines and blindly wandering around ourselves.
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Response from EyesofRomeTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Private Colosseum and Roman Forum Tour with Hotel Pick-up and Drop-off
Responded 6 days ago
Ciao! Great to hear that you were happy with the tour. Thank you for the review, and do get in contact with us the next time you're in Rome. Arrivederci, Eyes of Rome team
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Luisa, our tour guide from Eyes of Rome, was extremely friendly and knowledgeable about her home city and the ancient sites we visited. My husband and I did the Private Colosseum Special Tour with Undergrounds & Arena. We really appreciated that Eyes of Rome would pick us up
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Response from EyesofRomeTeam, Storyteller at Private Colosseum and Roman Forum Tour with Hotel Pick-up and Drop-off
Responded 1 week ago
Ciao! Great to hear that you were happy with the tour and you enjoyed the time spent together. Thank you for the review, and do get in contact with me the next time you're in Rome. A presto! Luisa
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We had the best day of our trip 7 years ago visiting the Vatican and many other sites in Rome with Stefania. We were thrilled when we were able to book another tour with her today!. We had an incredible day at cacere marmantino, the Roman forum, coloseum and the Basilica of San
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Response from EyesofRomeTeam, Storyteller at Private Colosseum and Roman Forum Tour with Hotel Pick-up and Drop-off
Responded 1 week ago
Hey guys! It was really great to see you again after so many years. This is the best reward a tour guide can have when clients ask for you again after so much time. We did spent a great time together, strolling through monuments and time. Your eagerness for this site was great and I felt really lucky to share my knowledge and love for my city with you. Please, don't wait other 7 years to come back and visit us again. There is still so much to see and I'd be delighted to lead you through all the beauties of the Eternal City. Ciao, ci vediamo, Stefania
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Marco Mancini provided us a wonderful time exploring the Roman Forum and the Colloseum with such expertise and warmth. We couldn't have been more pleased with the tour. Magnificent.
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Response from EyesofRomeTeam, Storyteller at Private Colosseum and Roman Forum Tour with Hotel Pick-up and Drop-off
Responded 1 week ago
Ciao and thanks for your compliments! It was great leading you through the Roman Forum and to the Colosseum. Come back again. There is still so much to visit. Ciao, Marco
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We booked this tour as we had very little time to explore Rome but wanted to get the most from our visit. Francesco used every moment to bring Ancient Rome to life and entertained us all the way through. As a local, we also enjoyed being shown the plants that grow wild in Rome,
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Response from EyesofRomeTeam, Storyteller at Private Colosseum and Roman Forum Tour with Hotel Pick-up and Drop-off
Responded 1 week ago
Ciao, thanks for leaving your review. Walking around ancient Rome is always a pleasure for me and it's even better when you enjoy this beautiful monuments - and wild plants ;-) - with motivate and pleasant people. Hope to see you again in the future. Ciao, Francesco
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  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
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