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Colosseum guided tour and 24 or 48-hour Hop-on Hop-off bus

Availability: Every day
Duration: 2 days
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SKIP THE LINE
Do this because
  • Explore the Eternal City and get on and off anywhere you like
  • See Rome on board of a City Sightseeing open bus
  • Take advantage of the priority entrance with a guided tour to the Colosseum, the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill
What to expect

Follow in the footsteps of the emperors and of Roman citizens in a 3-hours tour, discovering the ancient Rome. Take advantage of the priority entrance to the Colosseum, the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill. Finally immerse yourself into the history, walking along the "Via Sacra".

Take a trip back in time and discover the ancient Rome with a half-day walking tour. Visit the Colosseum, the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill.

From here you will have the possibility of going to the Colosseum, where you can enter without wasting time in unnecessary waits thanks to the priority entrance ticket: enter and be captivated by the guide stories that will help you in reviving the bloody stories of gladiators, naval battles and public executions.

After a stop at the Arch of Constantine, you will reach the Palatine Hill, from where you can admire the beautiful view over the Roman Forum and the Circus Massimo, where once they used to organize chariot rides.

Finally, you'll follow the Via Sacra, the main street leading to the Roman Forum, where celebrations and processions were hosted. The tour will end with a visit of the Temple of Caesar, where the famous Emperor was cremated.

Take a trip back in time and discover the ancient Rome with a walking tour, accompanied by the stories of the guide.

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What's included
  • 24 or 48-hour hop-on hop-off bus ticket
  • Skip-the-line entrance for the Colosseum and Palatine Hill
  • Visit with expert guides in your language
What's not included
  • Drinks, Meals
  • Pick-up service
Reduced price
  • Infants (0- 5 years old): free price
  • Children (6-17 years old): reduced price
  • Disabled visitors and accompanying persons are entitled to a free ticket. Please get your free ticket directly at the Colosseum ticket office
Where

Via del Colosseo 31, 00184 Roma (RM), Italy

Meeting point:

Rome City Sightseeing ® Infopoint (Newsagent Coliseum) at Piazza del Colosseo, 00184 Roma, exit metro Colosseo

What to remember
  • Departures times vary for each language. Language and time can be decided when you change your voucher
  • Please redeem your voucher at the Rome City Sightseeing ® Infopoint (Newsagent Coliseum) at Piazza del Colosseo, 00184 Roma, exit metro Colosseo
  • Certain sites or sections of sites may occasionally be subject to last-minute changes, for example unscheduled closures. In such cases the tour operator will be pleased to offer an alternative tour
  • Large handbags, haversacks, etc. are not permitted inside the Colosseum. Wardrobe service not available
  • Due to security policy, entrance to the Colosseum may be restricted and customers will be assigned a time entrance. It will still be possible to skip the line and start visiting the wonderful area of Palatine Hill and Roman Forum
  • Disabled visitors and accompanying persons are entitled to a free ticket. Please get your free ticket directly at the Colosseum ticket office
  • The Admission to the Colosseum is valid only on the date shown on the voucher. Voucher must be redeemed at the City Sightseeing Rome Visitor Center located in Via IV Novembre 147 (entrance time available from 9.30am to 1pm)
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When

The hop-on hop-off open bus is available every day according to the season timetable:

  • High Season (April-October): bus service available 9am-7pm with a bus every 10 minutes
  • Low season (November-December): bus service available 9am-5pm with a bus every 20 minutes
  • The ticket is valid for 2 days

Colosseum closing hours:

  • 03:30 pm from the last Sunday of October to the first Saturday of March
  • 06:00 pm from the last Sunday of March to the last Saturday of October
  • Closed: 1 January, 1 May, 25 December, each first Sunday of the month

Timetable guided tours (duration 2.3 hours):

  • Italian: 10.30am*
  • English: 9.30am - 10.00am - 11.00am - 12.00am - 1.00pm
  • Spanish: 10.00am - 11.30am - 1.00pm
  • French: 10.30am - 12.00am
  • German: 10.30am - 12.00am
  • Russian: 10.00am - 11.30am
  • Portuguese: 10.00am*

*Only on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays

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Provider
SightseeingExperience - CitySightseeing Italy
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 2 days before the activity begins.

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