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Skip-the-Line Colosseum and Ancient Rome Small-Group Tour

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You never want to spend hours waiting in line during your time in Rome. Instead, make the most of your precious vacation days on a small-group tour of Ancient Rome, which includes skip-the-line entry to the Colosseum. In addition to avoiding lines often in excess of three hours, you’ll take a guided tour of the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill and receive personalized attention in an intimate group limited to 13.
  • Save hours waiting queuing with a skip-the-line ticket to the Colosseum
  • Discover lesser-known information on a guided tour
  • Tick off three top attractions without getting lost
  • Receive personalized attention in a small-group setting
What to Expect
Your tour begins at a designated meeting point in central Rome, where you’ll greet your guide and small group and head to your first historic location: the Roman Forum. Explore the ruins of palaces commissioned by Roman emperors and take in panoramic city views from the summit of Palatine Hill. Then, you’ll head straight to the Colosseum, bypassing lines often in excess of three hours with a skip-the-line admission ticket. Once inside, you’ll have VIP access to the arena floor of the Colosseum, a space usually off limits to members of the public. Headsets are provided to ensure you hear your guide’s commentary clearly.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Fountain Colosseum, Piazza del Colosseo, 00184 Roma RM, Italy
Return Details
Colosseum, Piazza del Colosseo, 1, 00184 Roma RM, Italy
  • Professional guide
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Entry/Admission - Palatine Hill
  • Entry/Admission - Colosseum
  • Entry/Admission - Roman Forum
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • 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
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 used Italywithus for several Rome tours. What a great choice!! We will definitely use them again!
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Wonderful and informative tour! Was able to meet the guide and start the tour quickly and spend a good bit of time in the Colosseum.
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We had James as our guide. It was like listening to an audio book. He walked ahead of us (only 2 people) and would be on his phone. He liked to hear himself spout his knowledge, but never engaged us, never even asked our names. Couldn't wait for the tour to be over!
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Great experience for our whole family. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and very patient given the heat on the day. Stopping frequently for breaks gave an opportunity to share her wisdom. Thank you. Highly recommended. We'd do it again.
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My wife and I were in a group of 15 and had Janette as our guide and apart from the heights which is my problem not hers it and she was great. Very informative good sense of humour and she involved all 15 of us rather than just talking at us for 2 hours. No issues what so ever,
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