Relive history on an unforgettable 3-hour walking tour of Ancient Rome. This exclusive guided tour includes skip-the-line tickets to the Colosseum and the Roman Forum. Explore these and more of Rome's iconic monuments spanning three millennia, together with a professional tour guide.
Immerse yourself in 3,000 years of history as you explore the ancient capital of the Roman Empire. This 3-hour walking tour will bring you to all the essential sites, from archaic to Renaissance, the Colosseum to the Roman Forum and many venerable monuments in between. Skip-the-line tickets will allow you delve into each site without any delays.
Start from the Colosseum, the largest amphitheatre in the world and the pinnacle of Roman architecture and engineering. Also known as the Flavian amphiteater, this famous monument bore witness to countless public spectacles, including the infamous gladiator fights. As you walk through this colossal relic, your expert guide will recount its fantastic history.
Next, find yourself at the Roman Forum, Ancient Rome's center of political, religious, and economic affairs. Here, your knowledgeable guide will give you a sense of the politics of the powerful Roman Empire, which stretched from the Spanish and Portuguese coasts west to what is currently the country of Iraq. It was bordered by Scotland in the north and extended all the way to the Sahara Desert in the South. Learn all about the marks this fascinating civilization left on history.
Journey on and pass under several famous arches. First is the arch the Arch of Titus, which has inspired other triumphal arches the world over. Then comes the Arch of Septimus Severus at the foot of Capitoline Hill, home to Rome's city hall and one of the seven hills on which Rome was founded. Here, you will see the Temple of Jupiter Optimus Maximus, an important archaeological site for Romans.
You will also have the chance to enter the Palatine Hill area. The Palatine is one of the hills where Rome was built, and today you wil find many architecture treasures there. Also, you will enjoy a wonderful panoramic view over the Roman Forum and the city centre.
With this guided walking tour you will explore the main attractions of Ancient Rome together with a professional tour guide, with the benefit of full skip the line tickets included in the price.
We would like to remind you that this tour is also available with pick-up service included!
Further, if you are looking for a more exclusive experience, you can take a look to our semi-private tour of Colosseum and Roman Forum, for groups up to 12 people, or to our private tour of Ancient Rome, for the most intimate and unforgettable activity in Rome.
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
Price for this tour depends on the starting time of the activity:
We suggest you wearing comfortable clothes and shoes. In summer, bring a bottle of water; in winter, don't forget an umbrella.
Backbags, trolleys and big bags are no allowed inside the Colosseum for security reasons: you have to leave them at the luggage storage.
Please note that the 2.30 pm tour will be done as monolingual in English, Spanish and German and as bilingual in French/Portuguese.