The Glory of Rome: Colosseum and Roman Forum

"Great empires are not maintained by timidity" – Tacitus

The Glory of Rome: Colosseum and Roman Forum Tour Duration 3 hours
The Glory of Rome: Colosseum and Roman Forum Tour Mode Walking
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The Glory of Rome Tour: Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill

The Glory of Rome Tour will allow you to see Rome’s most enduring monuments – the Colosseum and Roman Forum.

Tour Description

Come and hear about the scandals, intrigues and passions that defined ancient Rome as you walk through its most famous archaeological sites, including the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill, stopping to enjoy breathtaking views across the city.

This Colosseum guided tour will give you a stunning introduction to ancient Rome and the incredible characters who, with shrewdness and strength, transformed a hilltop village into a major global force.

On this tour you will learn why the Colosseum was built on an artificial lake and from where it takes its name. You will be able to imagine the bustling centre of urban ancient Rome – the imperial Roman Forum – and view the city both ancient and modern from the same hill where, according to legend, Romulus founded Rome.

Sites Visited

  • Colosseum
  • Roman Forum
  • Palatine Hill

Itinerary Details

We will meet outside the Colosseum and enjoy discovering one of the seven wonders of the world. After that we will head over to the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill and walk along the ancient roads visualising how the Romans lived.

This tour is 3 hours long.

This tour doesn’t run on 1st May, 1st November, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

Included

Skip the line tickets to the sites *skip the line still must go through basic security on sites* (these are calculated separately but pre-purchased so that you’re ready to go on the day)

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Who will be my guide?

colosseum arena

Amy will be your licensed guide in Rome. A history buff and local Roman citizen, Amy is the perfect guide to lead the way!

Why tour with Luxe Associates Travel?

  • Private guided tours
  • Skip the line tickets and exclusive entrances
  • 10 hours of customised itinerary planning included perfectly designed for you
  • Licensed and experienced guides only, reputable staff cohesive with our brand
  • Sustainable tourism
  • Family oriented
  • Focus on memorable money-can’t-buy experiences