Colosseum and St. Clement's (underground site) with Roman Forum and Palatine Hill.

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Tour Number

Activity Level

394093


Categories

Museums / Culture, First Time Visitor, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.
There's the chance of taking the elevator inside the Colosseum, but the wheelchair access to the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill is very limited, and it's impossible to tour St. Clement's in a wheelchair.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (basic), Italian (fluent), Spanish (conversational)

Come discover the mysteries of Rome with an archaeologist!


During this tour, you'll be taken up to the sky, to the top of the Palatine Hill, and then down underneath the earth, all the way to the subterranean heart of the city of Rome, inside the basilica of St. Clement's.
This tour includes not only the Colosseum, the Roman Forum and the Palatine hill, which are the most important archaeological sights in Rome, but also one more incredible underground site: St. Clement's Basilica, an off-the-beaten-path treasure.
St. Clement's is a church from the 12th century built on top of a church from the 4th century built on top of some ancient Roman buildings from the 1st century. That means that, during the tour, you'll go from the 21st century to the 1st, exploring 2000 years of history, and you'll do it with an archaeologist who will show you all the layers of this incredible city.

Itinerary

The whole tour will take place in the Colosseum Area, and it includes:

- Colosseum
- Roman Forum
- Palatine Hill
- Basilica of St. Clement's (underground site)
- End of the tour in the Colosseum area.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building, Suggested by Guide: Pick up at your hotel (if in Rome city center). If it's not, the meeting point will be in front of the "Colosseo" metro station. I'll meet you under the tree that's near the green kiosk on the right of the train station entrance. I'll have a sign with your name on it. Pick up at the port or at the airport will have an extra cost.

End Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 4 hours

Transportation

walking tour

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation

Other: - Tickets to skip the lines (with the exception of San Clemente, whose tickets will be bought on the spot)
- Tour with a guide who dug in the Forum, Palatine hill and Colosseum area
- Pick up at the hotel and transportation by cab to the Colosseum (if your hotel is in Rome city center)

Estimated Local Cash Needed

10 Euros - The clients will have to refund 10 € per person for San Clemente tickets, that will have to be bought on the spot. The kids' ticket is only 5 € (younger than 18)

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: - Drop off
- Tickets for San Clemente (10 € per person, 5 euros for the kids younger than 18)

Restrictions

None.

A Recent Review of this tour

Brilliant tour, Giovanni rally knows his stuff. Affable and expansive as a guide, the tour was brilliantly paced and just the right length.
Brian Evans

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