02:30pm
Departure time
3 hours
Duration
Every day (see exceptions below)
Available days
English, Spanish (more on request)
Language
Available
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HALF DAY AFTERNOON TOUR: SKIP THE LINE! COLOSSEUM + CAPITOLINE HILL + ROMAN FORUM

INCLUDED
Free pick up from hotels in central Rome Skip the Line to Colosseum
Entrance fees Professional guide
Headsets Discounts for kids

OVERVIEW

Best of Rome Tour take advantage of the free pick up from your hotel to the departure point of this Best of Rome Tour – Colosseum and Imperial Rome.

After a short journey you will arrive at Piazza Venezia square where you will continue by foot towards the Piazza del Campidoglio (Capitol Hill).

Climb the stairs and fill your eyes with this masterpiece of Renaissance hero Michelangelo.

Pass the statue of emperor Marcus Aurelius and head to the back of the square where your jaw will drop once faced with the breathtaking view of the Roman Forum.

Jump back on the coach for another short journey through the Aventine Hill, imagine the chariot races passing by the Circus Maximus and end the trip to the Church of St.Peter’s in Chains.

Here you will visit another majestic creation by Michelangelo: the statue of Moses.

Walk the 5-minute distance to the Colosseum and skip the queue to get access to this World’s wonder and the highlight of your visit in Rome.

Learn from the professional guide all about the epicentre of Roman’s life.

The Best of Rome Tour – Colosseum Tour and Imperial Rome ends here, head back to the coach that will drive you back to a number of central locations in the proximity of your hotel.


ADDITIONAL INFO

Discount for children 3 to 7 years old. Free for children aged 2 and below.

This tour runs every afternoon with the following exclusions:  every first Sunday of the month, 1 January, 1-2-8 April, 1 May, 25 December.

The languages available are English and Spanish, but on request also Russian, Chinese and Japanese.

  • Free hotel pick up available (from hotels in central Rome)
  • Coach journey to near the Capitol Hill
  • Climb Capitoline Hill, admire the square designed by Michelangelo and the statue of emperor Marcus Aurelius
  • From there enjoy the breathtaking view of the Roman Forum
  • Drive along Circus Maximus and the Aventine Hill
  • Visit the Church of St. Peter’s in Chains and admire the beautiful statue of Moses by Michelangelo
  • Enter the most iconic site in the world: the Colosseum
  • Learn about ancient Rome from a professional guide
  • Coach drop off to multiple central locations
1

Free pick up

Take advantage of a free pick up if you are staying at hotels in central Rome. 
2

Jump on the coach

Enjoy the short journey through Rome’s best and most famous streets, like via Nazionale and Piazza Venezia.
3

Climb Capitol Hill

Reach the top of Rome’s most important hill dominated by the famous statue of emperor Marcus Aurelius.
4

Catch stunning views of the Roman Forum

Just behind the main square in Capitol Hill there is the best view point to admire the Roman Forum in its entirety.
5

Back on the coach!

Descend Capitol Hill and drive along Circus Maximus and the Aventine Hill.
6

Meet Moses

The tour will stop at the Church of St. Peter’s in Chains where the famous masterpiece by Michelangelo is preserved.
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Skip the line and visit the Colosseum

Cut the queue and enter the most recognizable symbol of the ancient Rome.
8

Take a lift back

Enjoy a ride back with drop off to a number of central locations:

– Piazza Venezia

– Piazza Cavour

– Piazza Barberini

– Piazza della Repubblica

– Stazione Termini

If you are staying in a hotel (please note: hotel – not an apartment or B&B) in the very center of Rome, our tour partner offers a pick up service. Please send us an email to arrange that and make sure you are at the hotel lobby at the agreed time (don’t be late as the driver will not be waiting for you).

If alternatively, you are close to the meeting point, it is preferable to walk there and here below you can find the exact location:

ENTRANCE TO CHURCHES CAN BE DENIED IF KNEES AND SHOULDERS ARE NOT COVERED

The skip the line ticket will allow you to jump the long queue to buy the entry ticket. Still, be aware that as security has tighten up recently, there might be delays for extra security checks to access the Colosseum.

For security reasons it is strictly forbidden to enter the Colosseum with backpacks, large bags and luggage/trolley. Small bags are allowed.

This activity is not wheelchair accessible

Due to seasonal opening times the itinerary may be altered without notice.

On the way back the bus will stop at:

– Piazza Venezia

– Piazza Cavour

– Piazza Barberini

– Piazza della Repubblica

– Stazione Termini

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