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The archaeological ruins of ancient Rome include some of the most iconic sights in Italy, and they’re visited by millions of tourists each year. Long entrance lines are common at the Colosseum and the Roman Forum (especially in summer), so consider booking a guided tour or skip-the-line access in advance. A half-day tour with a small group can cover most of the sites on the Palatine Hill, while a private Colosseum tour offering evening access is an excellent way to enjoy the ancient amphitheater without the crowds. For a unique experience, consider booking a Colosseum underground tour to understand the inner workings of this iconic stadium.

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All Rome in 1 Day WOW Tour - Luxury Car, Guide, Entrance Tickets, Lunch included
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All Rome in 1 Day WOW Tour - Luxury Car, Guide, Entrance Tickets, Lunch included
$603.71 per adult
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Spectacular Roma
What an an amazingly memorable day! Marina was very knowledgeable and a great guide. We loved every moment.
Leyla_T, May 2022

Recent reviews from experiences in Rome

star-5
Perfect Day in Rome!
David_F, Apr 2022
Rome private tour: skip the line tickets & private guide all included
Excellent guided tour of the highlights of Rome! Safe, clean and educational. No lines No waiting Would book again!!
star-5
Giorgio and Monica are amazing!
Karl_K, May 2022
Rome private tour: skip the line tickets & private guide all included
Giorgio was a great guide! He gave us the entire Rome experience. We visited well known places that everyone wants to see and also places that were unexpected treasures. It was like visiting Rome with a fun friend that knew exactly where to take us! Monica did our tour in the Colosseum and the Vatican and was very knowledgeable and gave us the information we wanted in an interesting and fun way! The private tour is worth every cent!
star-4
GREAT GUIDE/DRIVER love tour
Caroline_T, May 2022
All Rome in 1 Day WOW Tour - Luxury Car, Guide, Entrance Tickets, Lunch included
I loved Manuela our guild such passion and our driver was very prompt and professional!!! I only have 4 stars dues to the NOT GREAT FOOD or SERVICE from the resultant that was part of the package🧐Viator, please recommend ONLY a great pizza joint!! We are NOT expecting 5star dinning, we do want to be treated w/respect….they avoided our table🧐🧐
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Highlights of Rome in One Day Tour
Michael_S, May 2022
All Rome in 1 Day WOW Tour - Luxury Car, Guide, Entrance Tickets, Lunch included
We only had one full day in Rome and this tour allowed us to see all of the highlights albeit very quickly. We got to see Saint Peters Basilica, the Sistine Chapel, part of the Vatican Museum, Trevi Fountain, the Spanish Steps, the Coliseum, the Roman Forum and several other Squares in the city with a knowledgeable guide who had a lot of energy and a fabulous driver. Super quick tour.
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Best private tour!
Sahara_E, May 2022
Rome private tour: skip the line tickets & private guide all included
What an amazing experience! Our driver, Luca, was so amazing, very friendly and had a wealth of information about the city and secret spots to get some of the best views in all of Roma! We were set up with private tours of the Colosseum and the Vatican. Each tour guide was very respectful of our wishes and made our tours unique from previous ones that I had done. You can come back to Rome time and time again and learn and see so much more than the previous. Everything was perfect!
star-5
Amazing experience, I...
Nicholas_L, May 2022
All Rome in 1 Day WOW Tour - Luxury Car, Guide, Entrance Tickets, Lunch included
Amazing experience, I highly recommend it to anyone who wants the luxury of a private tour guide. Perfect to learn the history of Rome.
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Rome tour Nov 2021
Amado_D, Dec 2021
Skip the Line All Inclusive Private Guided Tour of Rome
After being let down by Viator for our transfer from Rome to Civitavecchia it was great that they did not pull the rug from us on thos trip. It was amazing, our tour guide was great. We saw many sites and do wish we would have had more time to visit the stops
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Awesome guide and great organization. Thank you!
Olga_S, Apr 2022
Colosseum & Ancient Rome in a 12 person small group
Thank you for a wonderful tour of Colosseum and Ancient Rome.
It was amazing! So many interesting facts.
 Very impressive when the guide is so passionate about his work that from time to time the story turns into a theatrical production )
. The presentation is light, but deep and I learned the history of literally every column in the emperors' forums.
 I got to the Colosseum almost at sunset. The beauty is incredible (plan your visit in the sunset for this place - it's awesome) Made me so happy! Thanks a lot!
star-5
A great tour of Rome
Joseph_G, May 2022
All Rome in 1 Day WOW Tour - Luxury Car, Guide, Entrance Tickets, Lunch included
The personal tour with information and insights from the tourguide, and getting to skip the long lines at most attractions.
star-5
Best Rome Tour!! Highly Recommend!! You will not regret it!
Candice_M, May 2022
Rome private tour: skip the line tickets & private guide all included
Giorgio was absolutely the best driver ever! He interacted wonderfully with my son and went completely above and beyond! He got us to every major Rome site in just a few hours. We loved every minute of it and highly recommend this tour and of course Giorgio! It was perfection!
star-5
Great tim great tour learned a lot
Robert_M, Sep 2021
Rome Private MINI WOW TOUR: Colosseum & Vatican, Luxury Car,Guide,Tickets, Lunch
Andy was wonderful. Very well versed in art archeology and the history of Rome. We saw everything we were hoping to see and more all within the time allotted.
star-5
Great tour, great sites, Amazing guide
Hailey_B, May 2022
All Rome in 1 Day WOW Tour - Luxury Car, Guide, Entrance Tickets, Lunch included
This tour was amazing! Our tour guide Lucia was wonderful, super informative and really lovely to be with all day. Every place we went to, she gave us all the history and answered any and all questions we had. Our driver was super kind and this was an incredible experience overall. I would 100% recommend this tour and even more our specific tour guide, she really made the whole experience!

Things to Know Before You Go

  • A family-friendly group tour with an expert guide is a great way to make these important sites come alive for kids.

  • Most of the archaeological sites and monuments dating from ancient Rome are open air, so be sure to wear a hat and suitable clothing.

  • The Colosseum and other Ancient Roman sites are accessible to wheelchairs.

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How to Get There

The most famous ruins of Ancient Rome are concentrated on Palatine Hill, and they can be reached from the Colosseo station on Line B of the city’s underground metro system, which also stops at the main Termini train station.

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When to Get There

The sights of Ancient Rome are most crowded at midday, so consider scheduling your Rome tour around a visit in the early morning or late afternoon. Summer is the busiest season, when skip-the-line tickets or a private tour guide are essential; the sites are less crowded during winter.

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Discovering the Circus Maximus

The newly excavated and restored remains of the Circus Maximus, ancient Rome's largest stadium, offer a fascinating look into Roman life. The site of chariot races and other sports and entertainment for almost 1,000 years, this immense venue could hold up to 150,000 spectators.

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Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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