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ROME OPEN BUS TOUR & Colosseum, Palatine Roman Forum Guided Tour | Skip the Line

ROME OPEN BUS TOUR & Colosseum, Palatine Roman Forum Guided Tour | Skip the Line

Rome, Italy
icon1 day  (approx.)
iconOffered in: English and 6 more
icon1 day  (approx.)
iconOffered in: English and 6 more

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icon1 day  (approx.)
iconOffered in: English and 6 more

Overview

Have a limited stay in Rome? See more in less time—and sightsee according to your own schedule—when you book a hop-on hop-off bus tour, available for windows of 24 or 48 hours. Additionally, your itinerary also includes a walking tour of the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill; pick from two different daily departure times, meet your guide, and, with skip-the-line access, get ready to explore.
  • Hop-on hop-off bus tickets let you sightsee at your own pace
  • Enjoy an overview of Rome’s most essential landmarks
  • Included audio guides, available in nine languages, will keep you informed
  • A walking tour of the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill is also included

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

This flexible hop-on hop-off option comes with two durations and lets you explore Rome at your own pace.
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Colosseum Roman Forum & Palatine Hill guided tour
Small-group (max 25 pax)
Professional tour guide
Headset for the panoramic bus
Hop On-Hop Off Bus Ticket (according to the chosen option you'll have 24/48/72-hrs bus ticket)
AUDIO GUIDE ON THE OPEN BUS
COLOSSEUM /ROMAN FORUM SKIP THE LINE TICKETS
Guided Tour Colosseum and Roman forum only in English
Gratuities
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Food and drinks, unless specified

Departure Point

You may start this tour at any of the stops listed.

Return Details

You may disembark at any of the available stops.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Bus ticket will be sent on your Viator extranet the day before your booking date.
  • Please remind that it is strictly required to print your bus tickets. No mobile tickets will be accepted on the Panoramic bus.
  • Panoramic Bus Ticket is valid for 24/48/72 hours from the first use.
  • For the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill Tour 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 Roman Forum and Palatine Hill it is used group ticket and not individual one. It cannot be asked just the ticket entrance.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Near public transportation
  • You must have a valid photo ID to enter the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill Archaeological Area (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 Roman Forum and Palatine Hill Archaeological Area can accommodate up to 3.000 people at once. This could lead to delays in access to the site, even for pre-booked visitors.
  • The activity can suffer 20/30 min variation due to organizational resons
  • For security reasons all visitors and their luggage shall be screened.
  • To facilitate the security checks please insert any object (including mobile phone) in the bag/backpack or in the tray to be included in the X-ray
  • Forbidden objects inside the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill : bottles and glasses containers, alcholic beverages and aerosols, backpacks, camping, bulky bags and luggage / trolley
  • Can be introduced medium and small size backpacks to shoulder, which must be checked, as any other bag, with metal detectors, opened and visually inspected by the Urbe Security Institute, responsible for the entrance inspection
  • Please notice that the Archaeological Area 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
  • 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
  • The Itinerary of the open bus can change depending on strikes or for other events.
  • STARTING TIME FOR THE GUIDED TOURS OF THE COLOSSEUM ROMAN FORUM WILL BE COMMUNICATED ONCE BOOKED THE TOUR
  • Not recommended for traveler with motor difficulties
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not accessible for walker users
  • 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.
  • OPERATED BY Tour In Rome by Tour in the City
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

Learn more about cancellations.


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