Colosseum and Roman Forum with Hotel Pick-up

Cultural & Theme Tours in Italy

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Take a stroll through time and discover the true meaning of the phrase: "bread and circuses", while your professional tour guide describes the splendor, glory and spectacle that made the Colosseum the finest and most technologically advanced entertainment complex of its time.  Recently cleaned and restored, visit the Colosseum in all of its splendor with our exclusive small group tour of maximum 10 people!
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Colosseum, Rome, LazioThis tour is ideal for those who want to discover Rome’s historical monuments; the tour will take you to the Colosseum and Roman Forum.You will enjoy a complimentary pick-up from your accommodation, by one of our professional drivers, who will drive you to the meeting point with the tour guide and the other participants. After a brief explanation of the itinerary, you’ll visit the world’s largest amphitheatre with your “skip the line” ticket which will allow you to access the metal detector control. All of this in a small and intimate group of maximum 10 people since we don’t want our clients to feel uncomfortable in big groups. Once inside, the tour guide will bring the Colosseum back to life by explaining how the gladiators entertained the crowds with spectacular fights. You will learn the engineering applied by the Romans to build, what is still considered, as one of the most innovative and imposing structures of its time. The guide will then take you to the second level of the Colosseum, where you will enjoy the beautiful view of the arena and all of the seating areas. This includes the spot where the emperor sat with his family and the specially reserved marble seats for the Roman senators.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Roman Forum, Rome, LazioAfter the Colosseum, you will proceed into the archaeological site of the Roman Forum which represented the commercial, legal and administrative center of ancient Rome. You will literally feel as if you were brought back in time during the Imperial age of Rome. All of this, while walking past ancient ruins such as Julius Caesar’s original mausoleum, where his body was cremated, the imposing temple of Antonino and Faustina and the fascinating structure of the ancient Roman senate. The tour will end at the exit of the Roman Forum in Via dei Fori Imperiali. Duration: 30 minutes

What’s included

  • Professional art historian guide
  • Complimentary hotel pick-up
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Small group tour (Max. 10 people)
  • Skip the line admission tickets
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Entry/Admission - Colosseum
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel drop-off