Private tour

Rome: Private Ancient Colosseum and Roman Forum Tour

Activity provider: ItalianVista
Private tour

Rome: Private Ancient Colosseum and Roman Forum Tour

Activity provider: ItalianVista
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From US$ 194.06 per person

Likely to sell out

This 3-hour private tour is the perfect introduction to the major ancient sites of Rome. You will have an overview of Rome's major highlights, like the Colosseum and the Roman Forum, accompanied by a professional guide.

About this activity

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Duration 3 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Russian
Audio guide included
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian
Pickup included
Your guide will meet you in your hotel lobby. Please note, you will not be picked up by a car, this is a walking tour.
Wheelchair accessible
Private group


  • Skip the long line to get inside one of the most famous monuments of the world
  • Learn from your professional English-speaking guide
  • Admire the famous iconic Colosseum and hear the stories of gladiators
  • Walk along the Via Sacra through the Roman Forum
  • Enjoy having a private guide
Full description
Your Ancient Rome tour start at either your hotel (if close enough to the attraction), or an agreed and easy meeting spot. You will be met by your professional art-historian guide, who you will then continue to embark on your tour with. Your first stop will be Capitol Hill, the city hall square designed by Michelangelo where you will enjoy the view of the Roman Forum. Walking through the Forum, your guide will tell you how life was in ancient times. You can see the Senate House, the Temple of Saturn, the Temple of Julius Cesar, the Temple and the House of the Vestals, the Temple of Antonino Pio, the Arch of Septimio Severus, the Arch of Titus, the ancient basilicas and many other places. You will then arrive to one of the main attractions of the world, the Colosseum. This outstanding 1st-century amphitheater is where thousands of animals and gladiators performed their tragic shows. You will have preferential access, as you skip the lines to the entrance thanks to the pre-booked tickets included in the fee of the tour. During your visit, you will learn and understand how the Romans built this grandiose structure, and how they organized different kinds of shows.
  • Professional guide
  • Skip-the-line entrance fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation to the site
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Food and drinks

Know before you go

  • Wear comfortable shoes
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • The dress code is smart casual
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved
  •  Photography is permitted
  • Personal food and drinks are not provided and are not allowed in the venues
  • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or those using a wheelchair
  • Gratuities are not included
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 5 reviews

Review summary

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Our guide was very informative and provided a lot of local insight.

September 24, 2022

Paola was a fantastic guide. Knew the small details to get past the tourist crowds and showed us around the Forum as well as the Colosseum with first class expertise.

July 28, 2022

Our guide was amazing!

June 13, 2022

Product ID: 195848