Explore what life was like in Ancient Rome with this exclusive combination small group tour of the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Pantheon. With a maximum of 25 other Rome-lovers, you’ll feel transported back to the hustle and bustle of Ancient Rome. This tour includes skip-the-line access to the Colosseum, Roman Forum and the awe-inspiring Pantheon.
Availability: Monday – Sunday
Group Size: Maximum of 25 (see our Semi-Private Option for a smaller group size)
Meeting Point: Arch of Constantine (full details sent with confirmation email)
Departure Time: 9:00am
Check In Closes: 15 minutes prior to departure time
Duration: 3.5 Hours
What’s Included: Skip the line tickets, exclusive access to the Colosseum, Roman Forum & Pantheon, expert guide who speaks fluent English, high spec headsets that enable you to explore your surroundings without missing anything.
To fully appreciate the Rome of today, you need to learn about life in Ancient Rome first! Visit the most iconic sites of Ancient Rome during your trip to Italy with this small group tour of the Colosseum, Roman Forum & the Pantheon. Limited to 25 spaces per tour group, your day starts early to beat the notorious Rome crowds – meaning you can enjoy these must-see attractions for a lower price.
Small Group Tour of the Colosseum
Meeting the rest of your group in the quiet serenity of Rome in the early morning, your local guide will introduce you to the fascinating history of the Colosseum. You’ll enjoy privileged access to this iconic monument of Ancient Roman life. Learn the brutal reality for gladiators fighting to the death and prepare to be amazed at the epic mock sea battles that took place here thousands of years ago.
The Roman Forum
A short stroll from the Colosseum see you arrive at the Roman Forum – the center of Roman life in ancient times. Home to everything from military displays, gladiatorial matches and criminal trials, the Forum is hailed as the most celebrated meeting place in the history of the world.
Your guide will let you in all the fascinating stories and gossip of Rome’s golden era while you walk through the remains of the original Senate House, the Temple of the Vestal Virgins and the site of Caesar’s funeral pyre.
Guided Tour of the Pantheon
As one of the oldest buildings in Rome, the Pantheon has been in continuous use for over 2,000 years. Home to St Mary and the Martyrs church since the 7th century, the Pantheon’s intricate dome measures 142 feet (43m) and is the world’s largest non-reinforced concrete dome.
Originally a temple commissioned by Marcus Agrippa during the reign of Augustus, the Pantheon as it stands today has the beautiful Fountain of the Pantheon standing proudly at it’s entrance. The Pantheon provides a fascinating insight into the widespread adoption of Christianity from the Pagan origins of the area.
*Must be aged under 18 on the day of the tour and must have a photographic ID to present to the tour coordinator.
**Must be aged under 13 on the day of the tour and must have a photographic ID to present to the tour coordinator.
Trevi Fountain and Spanish Steps addition – €7 per person
Combine the most significant sites in Rome with this amazing value add-on.
*When you choose this addition for your tour, allow for an extra hour to the overall tour time.
This tour is not suitable for cruise arrivals. It is not possible to join the group tour within the time frame that you will have in Rome. Please see our Cruise Excursions PageCruise Excursions Page for options created specifically for cruise ship arrivals.