Explore Rome's three most significant historical attractions - Palatine Hill, The Colosseum and the Roman Forum - with no entry lines. You’ll meet your guide and group near the entrance to the Colosseum; the extraordinary amphitheater was ancient Rome’s center of public entertainment. Before entering, your guide will give you a complete history lesson about the site, including the gladiatorial clashes and wild-animal fights that were once staged here. Once you’re inside, you’ll wander remnants of the seating arcades that once fit more than 60,000 spectators. Next, the Roman Forum where you’ll explore the one time cultural, economic, and political center of ancient Rome. You’ll walk along the Via Sacra, tracing the paths of ancient military processions and political rallies. You’ll also see important sites like the Temple of Julius Caesar (where the emperor’s body was ceremonially burned), and the Curia Julia the still-intact Senate House where Cicero and Mark Antony once orated. Palatine Hill: where the twins Romulus and Remus first decided to begin building the city of Rome atop this impressive hill, you’ll understand why as you walk among its ruined emperors’ palaces and still-blooming botanical gardens.
Explore the fascinating - and bloody - history of The Colosseum, the iconic amphitheater of ancient Rome, Discover the hub of the ancient city, the Roman Forum - once home to bustling markets, festivals, temples, and senatorial debates, Wander among the ruined emperors’ palaces and still-blooming gardens of Palatine Hill
Expert English speaking guide, Skip-the-line entrance to the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill, Audio headsets, if needed, so you can always hear your guide
Gratuities, Hotel pick-up and drop off