Life in Ancient Rome Small Group Tour

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Enjoy a Real Rome Tours exclusive combination tour of the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Pantheon. Feel the thrill of the gladiators' Rome during your skip-the-line access to the Colosseum, imagine the hustle and bustle of Ancient Rome within the center of the Roman Forum and immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring architecture of the Pantheon.

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To fully appreciate the Rome of today, 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 just 14 spaces per tour group, your day starts early to beat the notorious Rome crowds and enjoy these must-see attractions with a group of like-minded people.

 

Semi-Private Tour of the Colosseum

Meeting the rest of your group in the quiet early morning, your local guide will introduce you to the fascinating history of the Colosseum before the throngs of tourists arrive to take over! 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 centre 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.

 

Optional Extra:

Trevi Fountain and Spanish Steps addition - €10 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 two hours to the overall tour time.

Highlights

  • See what life was like in Ancient Roman with an expert guide - go to the games, the market and the temple!
  • Enjoy exclusive skip-the-lines access to the Colosseum and Roman Forum
  • Marvel at the ruins of the Temple of the Vestal Virgins and the original Senate House within the Roman Forum
  • See one of the oldest buildings in Rome - the 2,000+ year old Pantheon that's still in use today

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