We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Skip the Line Colosseum and Ancient Rome Small Group tour

Select Date and Travelers
2 travelers
    What to Expect
    This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Colosseum, Piazza del Colosseo, 00184 Rome Italy

    The Colosseum, the largest arena in the world. Here thousands of gladiators and animals fought for the pleasure and entertainment of Romans. Transformed throughout the centuries until nowadays for visitors to admire and discover its incredible history

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Palatine Hill, Piazza Santa Maria Nova, 53, 00186 Rome Italy

    the place where Rome was born, house to the emperors of the greatest Empire in Europe. The Palatine hill offers amazing views and incredible treasures.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Roman Forum, Piazza Santa Maria Nova, 53, 00186 Rome Italy

    Political, cultural and social center of ancient Rome, here you can admire the most impressive monuments, temples, basilicas and ruins of ancient Rome. Here you could meet vestal virgins, emperors, senators, slaves and common citizens. Explore the heart of Rome to unveil its great past

    Duration: 45 minutes
    Show More
    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Colosseum, Piazza del Colosseo, 1, 00184 Roma RM, Italy
    Return Details
    Via della Salara Vecchia, 1443, 00186 Roma RM, Italy
    • Skip The Line admission tickets to all sites
    • Local licensed guide
    • headsets if needed
    • Entry/Admission - Colosseum
    • Entry/Admission - Palatine Hill
    • Entry/Admission - Roman Forum
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks
    • transportation
    Show More
    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Dress code is smart casual
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Please add the meeting point 15 minutes before the tour departure
    • Operated by English speaking guide
    • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation or shifting after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 13 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
    Reviews (19)
    Filter reviews
    7 results
    Traveler rating
    Traveler type
    Time of year
    Traveler rating
    Show reviews that mention
    All reviews our tour guide helena queue sites colosseum
    Selected filters
    Updating list...
    1 - 5 of 7 reviews
    Reviewed July 13, 2019 via mobile

    So glad we took a Skip the line group tour of the Colosseum & Ancient Rome with City Wonder tours as our tour guide was really excellent, so informative! Her knowledge was exceptional! Really worthwhile except it was such a hot 35 degree C day...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    1  Thank Lucy D
    Reviewed July 1, 2019

    Honestly, skipping the line is worth the cost. Even if you were to buy tickets in advance the queue was over an hour long wait. Add in that it was near 90 degree heat that day in the sun and skipping past everyone was so...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    1  Thank Alejandro P
    Reviewed July 1, 2019

    irene was an A+ tour guide. she was very funny, and used her humor + banter to keep a guy in line who was starting to be distracting to the group. this tour is long and hot. bring extra water and food to get through...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank zabreezy
    Reviewed November 2, 2018

    We used Once in Rome, for tours in the Colosseum and at the Vatican, I had choosen them as they guarantee small groups. Helena and Pascala were great tour guides and seeing the sizes of other groups doing tours at the same locations, we were...More

    Date of experience: October 2018
    Thank Kate F
    OnceinRome, Front Office Manager at Once in Rome - Authentic Experiences, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2019

    Thanks for taking the time to write this review and thanks for sharing such a positive experience. It means the world to us!

    Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

    Our guide Helena was superb. Very informative and enjoyable, answered all questions, as she was an archaeologist who was very knowledgeable on all the sites. Would definitely recommend

    Thank 75samuelk
    OnceinRome, Front Office Manager at Once in Rome - Authentic Experiences, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2019

    Thanks for taking the time to write a review. A satisfied customer is what makes our job the best job in the world!

    View more reviews
    Questions & Answers
    Ask a question
    June 5, 2018|
    Response from HonestCitizen67 | Reviewed this property |
    I would research the Colosseum website. We went during winter, so we used business casual wear with a winter jacket. Most churches require business casual.
    Key Details
    Why Book on TripAdvisor?
    • Low Price Guarantee
    • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
    • Secure Payments
    • 24/7 SupportCall: