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ANCIENT ROME, COLOSSEUM, ROMAN FORUM AND PALATINE HILL
Skip the Line Tour
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Departure Dates: 1 January 2015 - 30 November 2015
Morning: 09:45 - 12:45  
Afternoon: 14:45 - 17:45  

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Prices from: $ 77 /person

Start from: Above the 2nd floor of the Metro B (Blue Line) stop �Colosseo�. Upon exiting the turnstiles of the Metro take an immediate right to the escalator/stairs. Upstairs above the metro there is a small square, this is where you will meet your tour guide. It, Rome
Tour ends: Main entrance to Colosseum, Rome
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Tour Category: Daily Tours & Excursions City: Rome
Tour Code: TOU-01979
Experience all of Ancient Rome, Skipping the Lines on this half-day tour which covers the Colosseum Roman Forum and Palatine Hill.

Your tour will begin atop Colle Oppio ("Opium Hill") with a panoramic view of the Colosseum, modern Rome's most recognizable landmark and one of Ancient Rome's most vital social centers. From there we will descend to our special Skip the Line access to the Colosseum. Once inside, an expert guide will talk you through the bloody past of the amphitheatre as you listen to tales of gladiators, mock sea-battles and executions.

After a brief rest at the Arch of Constantine, you will arrive at the Palatine Hill- the most famous of the 7 hills of Rome. From here you will admire the views of the Roman Forum and Nero's Circus Maximus where chariot races were once held. Romulus and Remus were said to have been found on the Palatine by the she-wolf who nursed and raised them. Legend holds that Romulus went on to found Rome.

The last stop is a walk along the Via Sacra, which is the main path through the Roman Forum that once sparkled with festivals and triumphal processions. It ends at the Temple which houses the altar where Julius Caesar was cremated.

Visitors from around the world still leave flowers and candles at this site today.

Duration: 3 hours
  • Scheduling: Scheduled - Small Group
  • Departures: Free Sale
  • Transport mode: Walking
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Minimum number of people: 1
  • Maximum number of people: 20
  • Languages offered: English
  • Children under 12 allowed: Yes
  • Hotel Pickup: No

To Cancel: contact team@italyvacationspecialists.com

Admin fee for early cancellation: 15% of service price

  • Activities as indicated
  • Entrance fees as indicated
  • Tour guide/escort
  • Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill entrance ticket, reservation fee and Eng Speaking Guide
  • Accommodations
  • Meals as indicated
  • On-tour transportation
  • Required equipment
  • Required clothing
  • Transfers to start location
  • Transfers from end location
  • Travel Insurance
  • Flights as indicated
  • Personal spending money
  • Extra Baggage handling
  • Car/Van Rental
  • Local Room Taxes
  • Headphones
  • Information Package
  • VAT/Sales Tax
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips and Gratuities
Experience all of Ancient Rome, Skipping the Lines on this half-day tour which covers the Colosseum Roman Forum and Palatine Hill.

Your tour will begin atop Colle Oppio ("Opium Hill") with a panoramic view of the Colosseum, modern Rome�s most recognizable landmark and one of Ancient Rome�s most vital social centers. From there we will descend to our special Skip the Line access to the Colosseum. Once inside, an expert guide will talk you through the bloody past of the amphitheatre as you listen to tales of gladiators, mock sea-battles and executions.

After a brief rest at the Arch of Constantine, you will arrive at the Palatine Hill- the most famous of the 7 hills of Rome. From here you will admire the views of the Roman Forum and Nero�s Circus Maximus where chariot races were once held. Romulus and Remus were said to have been found on the Palatine by the she-wolf who nursed and raised them. Legend holds that Romulus went on to found Rome.

The last stop is a walk along the �Via Sacra� or �Sacred Way� which is the main path through the Roman Forum that once sparkled with festivals and triumphal processions. It ends at the Temple which houses the altar where Julius Caesar was cremated. Visitors from around the world still leave flowers and candles at this site today.

Duration: 3 hours
Casual, good walking shoes
 
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