Standing atop Colle Oppio, gaze down at the Roman Colosseum, modern Rome’s most recognizable attraction. Your tour begins as you head down to enter the Colosseum, bypassing the lines with your small-group tour. Your guide describes the bloody history of the amphitheatre and its importance as one of ancient Rome’s vital social centres.
Head off towards Palatine Hill, taking a break under the Arch of Constantine, a 68-foot (21-m) high triumphal arch, which were built to celebrate victory in wartime. From Palatine Hill, the most famous of the Seven Hills of Rome, you can admire panoramic views of the Roman Forum and Nero’s Circus Maximus.
March along the Via Sacra, Latin for “Sacred Road,” and the main street through the ancient Rome and the traditional route of Roman Triumph, through the Roman Forum. End the tour at the temple housing the altar where Julius Caesar was cremated.
- Guided tour of ancient Roman sites
- Admissions fees
- Accelerated entrance to sites
- Headsets for listening to the guide
- Commentary available in English and Spanish languages
Approximately 3 hours
Departure time and location:
9:30 AM (Spanish tour), 10 AM (English tour), or 3 PM (English tour, MarchOctober only); from the upper level of the Metro B (Blue Line) stop "Colosseo"
Check-in time is 15 minutes prior to departure time.
Return time and location:
12:30 PM (Spanish tour), 1 PM (English tour), or 6 PM (English tour, MarchOctober only); to the Roman Forum
Commentary on this tour is offered in English and Spanish languages. This tour is unable to accommodate guests with wheelchairs or mobility impairments.
|After you book your activity, follow these 3 easy steps:|
1. Print your voucher; locate the voucher in your travel confirmation e-mail or in the My Trips/My Itineraries link on the site.
2. Follow the redemption instructions on your voucher; it is critical to do this before you depart.
3. Take all vouchers with you; you must redeem one voucher per person.
Exchange your voucher for activity:
On the day of your scheduled tour, please bring your printed voucher(s) and photo identification to the redemption location. The full address will appear on your printed voucher(s).
Please note: You can only join the tour departure time you have booked.
Check-in time is 15 minutes prior to departure time. The meeting point is located above the second floor of the Metro B Station "Colosseo". If you choose to arrive by metro, take Metro B (blue line) to the "Colosseo" stop. Upon exiting the turnstiles of the metro, take an immediate right to the escalator/stairs within the metro station. Upstairs above the metro there is an exit, above which is a small square. The small square is where you will meet your tour guide. It is on a hill overlooking the Colosseum. The Dark Rome representative will be wearing a Dark Rome branded jacket.
Upon arrival at the redemption location, present your printed voucher(s) and photo ID in exchange for service.Late arrivals will not be accepted, and no refunds will be given for those who arrive after the departure time.
This tour is unable to accommodate guests with wheelchairs or mobility impairments.
Please note: This tour is offered in English and Spanish only.
|Terms and conditions|
|Cancellations and Changes: This Activity can be changed or cancelled without penalty at any time prior to 72 hours before the scheduled start of your trip. The scheduled start of your trip is the date of the Activity.|