Guided tour

Roman Forum and Palatine Hill: Tour

4.5 / 5

74 reviews

Roman Forum and Palatine Hill: Tour

From US$ 32.13 per person

Join a professional guide for a walking tour of the Palatine Hill and Roman Forum. Learn about their influence on Rome's archeological heritage.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Duration options: 2 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, German, French
Private or small groups available
Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Passport or ID card for children

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Baby strollers
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Selfie sticks
  • Alcohol and drugs
  • Sprays or Aerosols
  • Glass objects

Know before you go

  • Please note that the price you are paying for this tour includes both the tour guide fee as well as the official ticket fee for the visited sites, which is: €18 for adults, €2 for EU citizens, and free for guests under 18 years
  • All visitors must pass through airport-style security. There could be a short line
Highlights
  • Skip the lines at the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill
  • Discover the myths and grandeur of ancient Rome
  • Admire panoramic views of the ruins
  • Visit the Temple of Julius Caesar and the Arch of Titus
Full description
After meeting your tour guide, explore Palatine Hill, the site of an older settlement from the 9th century BC. Enjoy an impressive view of the Circus Maximus and the valley of the Roman Forum. Learn about the legend of Romulus and Remus, the abandoned brothers raised by a wolf who fought each other for power and control. Next, visit the Roman Forum, one of the most important archaeological areas in the world. The site is home to ancient Rome's most evocative ruins, including the Temple of Julius Caesar, the Arch of Titus, and the Basilica of Maxentius. Finally, admire the Roman Forum's Sacred Way, the triumphal road where the Centurions of Caesar marched after their return from countless battles and conquests.
Includes
  • Access to Palatine Hill
  • Access to Roman Forum
  • Access to Tempio della Pace
  • Live tour guide
  • Headset to hear the guide better
    Not suitable for
    • Wheelchair users

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    Meeting point

    Via Frangipane 30. The office is just off Via Fori Imperial under the small arch attached to the tourist information office.

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    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.5 /5

    based on 74 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.9/5
    • Value for money
      4.5/5
    • Service
      3.5/5
    • Organization
      3.5/5

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    My guide was an art historian and very knowledgeable! I really enjoyed my private tour and I learned so much! Highly recommend!

    May 11, 2022

    Our tour was canceled without prior notice, we were reassigned to a Spanish speaking group that went to the Coliseum, which was not our tour as we already know the Coliseo, but the guide Tatiana was great and knowledgeable about the subject.

    June 11, 2019

    With the start of the visit delayed, it was a wasted morning waiting for

    The start of the tour with a guide in Portuguese was scheduled to start at 11.30 am, but it only started at 12.15 pm. At that time it was already very hot and after the guided tour of the Roman Forum, I ended up not visiting the Palatine Hill as there was no longer a guided tour. As for the guide, I think he did his job well.

    June 10, 2019

    Product ID: 390362

    VA ID: 390362