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Colosseum Ancient Rome Tour with Appian Way Catacombs - Skip the Line Entrance provided by Vatican Guided Tours

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Colosseum Ancient Rome Tour with Appian Way Catacombs - Skip the Line Entrance

Colosseum Ancient Rome Tour with Appian Way Catacombs - Skip the Line Entrance
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Tour snapshot
Duration:
5h
Taking Covid-19 safety measures
Group size:
25
Near public transportation
Ticket type:
Mobile
Free cancellation
  • Duration:
    5h
  • Taking Covid-19 safety measures
  • Group size:
    25
  • Near public transportation
  • Ticket type:
    Mobile
  • Free cancellation
About
Go back in time with this skip-the-line tour of the Colosseum, Palatine Hill, and Roman Forum in Rome. Bypass the queue at the Colosseum to avoid long waits. Explore the first and second tiers for great views. Then walk through the ruins of Palatine Hill and the Roman Forum with your guide, an art and archaeology expert. After your Colosseum tour, take a small break (about 1hr) and then come back to our office at via Della Polveriera 8, for an in-depth experience in one of the most exciting and visited places in Rome, the Catacombs on the Ancient Appian Way. You'll descend into a complex network of underground tunnels, among the longest in the world, where you can admire ancient frescoes, crypts rich in inscriptions, small mausoleums, sarcophagi, tombs. You'll also find the burial of famous people like popes, martyrs and, according to legends, even some apostles. The catacombs that we'll visit (San Calisto, San Sebastiano, or Santa Domitilla) will change depending on the day.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 5h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
What to expect
Know before you go
  • Duration: 5h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 153188P44
Important information
Inclusions
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Colosseum & Ancient Rome guided walking tour
  • Professional Tour Guide
  • Headset system for the Colosseum tour (over 8 pax)
  • Shared transfer from the Colosseum to the Catacombs (pick-up/drop off)
  • Assistace
  • Entry/Admission - Colosseum
  • Entry/Admission - Roman Forum
  • Entry/Admission - Palatine Hill
  • Entry/Admission - Parco Archeologico dell'Appia Antica
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Guide service during the transfer to the Catacombs
  • Gratuities
Duration
5h
Departure details
  • Via delle Terme di Tito, 72, 00184 Roma RM, Italy The meeting point is in front of the "Oppio Caffe" on Via delle Terme di Tito on the corner of Via Nicola Salvi. Our staff will wait beside the park entrance with a "Tour in the city" sign.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Customers have a mandatory meeting time stated 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time due to managing and organizational reasons.
  • To get inside the Colosseum it is used group ticket and not individual one. It cannot be can asked just the ticket entrance.
  • The activity can suffer 20/30 min variation due to organizational resons
  • The order in which the sites will be visited may change
  • You must have a valid photo ID to enter the Colosseum (student's ID, Driver License, Passport or State ID all work.) You will be asked to also provide your name, last name and date of birth (at the beginning of the tour, if not provided beforehand.) Security may prevent you from entering the site if the information provided is not accurate and/or don't match the one on your ID.
  • Child discount is applied only with a valid ID card
  • Please note that for safety reasons the Coliseum can accommodate up to 3.000 people at once.
  • This could lead to delays in access to the site, even for pre-booked visitors.
  • For security reasons all visitors and their luggage shall be screened.
  • Please notice that the Colosseum Administration, which depends on the Ministry of Cultural Assets and Activities has the faculty to close the Colosseum, or parts of it, with or without notice, for events, strikes, heavy rain, or any other reason. In which case, we will offer an alternative itinerary as it seems fit and offer a partial refund
  • Activity not recommended for people with motor lag
  • Transpostation to the Catacombs will be lead by a professional dirver (not a guide)
  • The catacomb temperature is about 60°F and the moisture content is high; please dress appropriately
  • No one can visit the catacombs on their own, nor stray from their group along the route, nor cross the gates that delimit the paths open to the public
  • It is forbidden to touch the exhibits along the visit path
  • It is forbidden to remove any object and/or material
  • No photos allowed inside the Catacombs
  • Food and drink are not allowed
  • No change on a booking can be accepted after 24hrs to the starting time of the tour. In that instance, no refund will be issued.
  • For the safety of all guests, the tour operator reserves the right to refuse service to passengers who are intoxicated or show signs of intoxication. If, as a result, your tour is canceled, you will not be entitled to a refund.
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not accessible for walker users
  • Not recommended for travelers with walking impairments
  • We kindly inform you that any kind of disability (visual impairment, hearing impairment,... ) or anything that might prevent you to regularly join the tour, MUST BE communicate in advance to our staff.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
Inclusions
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Colosseum & Ancient Rome guided walking tour
  • Professional Tour Guide
  • Headset system for the Colosseum tour (over 8 pax)
  • Shared transfer from the Colosseum to the Catacombs (pick-up/drop off)
  • Assistace
  • Entry/Admission - Colosseum
  • Entry/Admission - Roman Forum
  • Entry/Admission - Palatine Hill
  • Entry/Admission - Parco Archeologico dell'Appia Antica
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Guide service during the transfer to the Catacombs
  • Gratuities
Departure details
  • Via delle Terme di Tito, 72, 00184 Roma RM, Italy The meeting point is in front of the "Oppio Caffe" on Via delle Terme di Tito on the corner of Via Nicola Salvi. Our staff will wait beside the park entrance with a "Tour in the city" sign.
Duration
5h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Customers have a mandatory meeting time stated 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time due to managing and organizational reasons.
  • To get inside the Colosseum it is used group ticket and not individual one. It cannot be can asked just the ticket entrance.
  • The activity can suffer 20/30 min variation due to organizational resons
  • The order in which the sites will be visited may change
  • You must have a valid photo ID to enter the Colosseum (student's ID, Driver License, Passport or State ID all work.) You will be asked to also provide your name, last name and date of birth (at the beginning of the tour, if not provided beforehand.) Security may prevent you from entering the site if the information provided is not accurate and/or don't match the one on your ID.
  • Child discount is applied only with a valid ID card
  • Please note that for safety reasons the Coliseum can accommodate up to 3.000 people at once.
  • This could lead to delays in access to the site, even for pre-booked visitors.
  • For security reasons all visitors and their luggage shall be screened.
  • Please notice that the Colosseum Administration, which depends on the Ministry of Cultural Assets and Activities has the faculty to close the Colosseum, or parts of it, with or without notice, for events, strikes, heavy rain, or any other reason. In which case, we will offer an alternative itinerary as it seems fit and offer a partial refund
  • Activity not recommended for people with motor lag
  • Transpostation to the Catacombs will be lead by a professional dirver (not a guide)
  • The catacomb temperature is about 60°F and the moisture content is high; please dress appropriately
  • No one can visit the catacombs on their own, nor stray from their group along the route, nor cross the gates that delimit the paths open to the public
  • It is forbidden to touch the exhibits along the visit path
  • It is forbidden to remove any object and/or material
  • No photos allowed inside the Catacombs
  • Food and drink are not allowed
  • No change on a booking can be accepted after 24hrs to the starting time of the tour. In that instance, no refund will be issued.
  • For the safety of all guests, the tour operator reserves the right to refuse service to passengers who are intoxicated or show signs of intoxication. If, as a result, your tour is canceled, you will not be entitled to a refund.
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not accessible for walker users
  • Not recommended for travelers with walking impairments
  • We kindly inform you that any kind of disability (visual impairment, hearing impairment,... ) or anything that might prevent you to regularly join the tour, MUST BE communicate in advance to our staff.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Via delle Terme di Tito, 72
    Via delle Terme di Tito, 72, 00184 Roma RM, Italy
    The meeting point is in front of the "Oppio Caffe" on Via delle Terme di Tito on the corner of Via Nicola Salvi. Our staff will wait beside the park entrance with a "Tour in the city" sign.
    See address & details
  • 1
    Colosseum
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 2
    Roman Forum
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 3
    Palatine Hill
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 4
    Parco Archeologico dell'Appia Antica
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
    See details
  • You'll return to the starting point
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