An expert English speaking guide will take you on a journey back in time, recreating the amazing history and mysteries of the center of ancient Rome. On your tour you will beat the crowd skipping the long ticket lines to venture deep inside the walls of the Colosseum discovering its many secrets and bloody past. You will then move on to the Palatine Hill home to the most afluent of ancient Romans, hosting the best view over the centre of the city (A perfect place for pictures). And then moving down the hill to explore the famous Roman Forum, the centre of life in ancient Rome where many of the oldest and most important buildings were located and the venue for public speeches, elections, criminal trials, and single combat gladiatorial matches. Join us on the Ultimate Offical Small Group Colosseum & Ancient Rome Tour and travel in time to see the epic wonders in their former glory.This will be a fully guided 2.5 hour tour.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Explore Italy Tours, Rome, LazioYou will meet the our staf and you will begin your tour at the meeting place, Via della Polveriera 8. Here you can take some beautiful wide angle and panoramic photos of the Colosseum and surrounding areas before the tour begins.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Colosseum, Rome, LazioBeing one of the most visited monuments in the world, there is regularly long ticket lines at the Colosseum. By joining our The Official Small Group Colosseum Tour we will provide you with 'skip the line' entrance tickets, so the group can head straight inside and not waste time standing around in ticket lines. As you walk inside the Colosseum, you will begin to feel the magnitude of where you are. Exploring the ground floor level and up to the second tier, your guide will recreate the past, with stories of epic battles, painting pictures in your mind, bringing to life the walls that surround you. Learn about the types of games and ferocious battles that the Romans enjoyed the most. See where the emperor would be perched, high above the arena floor, ready to decide the fate of another gladiator as he stood before a roaring Roman crowd. Along with providing you with expert knowledge, your guide will also point out the best places to capture that perfect picture during your tour, as you tour the circumference of the Colosseum.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Palatine Hill, Rome, LazioThere is regularly long ticket line at the Roman Forum and Palatine.We will provide you with 'skip the line' entrance tickets, so the group can head straight inside and not waste time standing around in ticket lines.Visiting the imperial palace or having the best view over the city, will represent just some of this tour's attractions. Along with providing you with expert knowledge, your guide will also point out the best places to capture that perfect picture during your tourDuration: 45 minutesStop At: Roman Forum, Rome, LazioThe Roman Forum was the downtown of the ancient city, the political, economic and religious centre. You will learn about the roman life and you will find out what romans enjoyed the most.Duration: 45 minutes