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Borghese Gallery and Gardens, Colosseum and Roman Forum Tour: Skip-the-Line!

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Key Highlights

  • An incredible combo that brings together history, art and natural beauty
  • Skip-the-Line entry to the Borghese Gallery and the Colosseum
  • Explore the rooms of the Borghese Gallery and admire a vast collection of artworks by famous artists
  • Enjoy a walk through the Borghese Gardens which are amongst the most famous and beautiful in Italy
  • Enter the Colosseum and experience 360 degrees of astonishing Roman architecture
  • Listen tales of valour, gladiatorial fights and learn about the ancient Roman society from the guide
  • See where Rome’s most powerful families once lived in Palatine Hill
  • An English speaking, expert guide will accompany you at all times
  • Smartphone voucher accepted – No need to print!
  • Overview

    Combine a visit to the Borghese Gallery and Garden, and a comprehensive guided tour of the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. Walk past the long queues to enter these iconic Roman attractions with your skip-the-line ticket. Enjoy the services of an English guide.

    Get insights about Rome’s glorious past at the Colosseum and Roman Forum, and admire the beauty of artworks produced by great masters like Caravaggio, Bernini and Titian, communing with fountains and the diverse flora of the vast Borghese Garden.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    01 Apr - 31 Oct: Daily except Monday

    Duration

    7 hours

    Start time

    Borghese Gallery Tour: 9am

    Colosseum and Roman Forum Tour: 2:30pm

    Meeting Point

    Borghese Gallery Tour: Make your way to Piazzale del Museo Borghese, in front of the Museum's entrance.

    Colosseum and Roman Forum Tour: The meeting point is by the Arch of Constantine, please be there no later than 15 minutes before the tour starts.

    Ending Point

    Borghese Gallery Tour: The tour ends in Villa Borghese, near Piazza del Popolo. Colosseum and Roman Forum Tour: This tour ends in the Colosseum vicinity.

    Itinerary

    Borghese Gallery and Gardens Visit

    Walk past the long lines with your skip-the-line Borghese Gallery ticket and enter one of the Rome’s richest villas. The Borghese Gallery houses a vast and diverse collection of sculptures and paintings produced by masters such as Bernini, Canova, Caravaggio and Titian. Pan through the breathtaking rooms of the gallery and hear the secrets, stories and techniques behind the masterpieces. 

    After the museum visit, take a refreshing stroll through the enchanting Borghese Gardens and enjoy the surprises and silence of this Eden in the heart of busy Rome! The experience winds to an end with a breathtaking view of Piazza del Popolo from atop the Pincio Terrace. Skip-the-line Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill Tour

    Meet your guide at the meeting point, near the Arch of Constantine and begin your tour with a visit to the Colosseum. Walk the past the regular lines with your skip-the-line Colosseum ticket and enter the most majestic structure of the Roman Empire.

    Once inside, your guide will tell you the history of the Colosseum and narrate stories of bravery, battles, public life and royalty in ancient Rome. Pause to see for yourself the amphitheatre that once had a capacity to hold 50,000/80,000 spectators. The Colosseum is a living proof of the stunning architecture and strong masonry of ancient world, and has served as a model for stadiums around the world.

    Next, pass by the Arch of Constantine and see the excavated ruins of the Roman Forum. Historically the forum was once of the cultural hub of Rome and the venue for festivals and triumphal processions when triumphant Roman armies returned from battles.

    From the Roman Forum, climb up to the Palatine Hill, the most popular of the seven hills of Rome. Romulus and Remus were said to have been found on the Palatine by the she-wolf who nursed and raised them. Legend has it that Romulus went on to found Rome. An English speaking guide will be there with you at all times. 

    Your tour ends in the Colosseum vicinity; after which you are free to explore on your own.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Skip the Line Access to the Borghese Gallery, Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill
    • Professional guide
    • Wireless audio headsets

    Exclusions

    • Hotel transfers
    • Gratuities
    • Meals & drinks
  • Please note

    Please call the local activity operator at least a day prior to the start of the tour to confirm all departure details.

    It is the responsibility of all visitors to be at the meeting point 15 minutes before departure. Guests arriving after departure cannot be accommodated & missed tours or tickets cannot be refunded.

    Extra measures may be implemented at some venues due to heightened global security. As a result, we may experience delays in getting through mandatory security checks when entering these venues. Extra measures may also restrict the size of bags that can be brought inside. To avoid disruptions or possible denied entry, we strongly suggest that you avoid bringing large purses, bags, or backpacks on your tour. The Colosseum does not have any cloakroom facilities in which to store such items.

    Unfortunately, this tour is not suitable for those with mobility problems. We are also unable to accommodate strollers/pushchairs on this tour.

    There is a new rule at the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill that only small backpacks and regular-size handbags are allowed inside. Guests with larger bags will not be allowed to enter (there are no storage facilities) and all guests must now pass through a security check before entering the Colosseum.

    Italy’s tourist sites are among the most popular in the world. Skip the Line Access and careful planning limit crowd exposure, but please be aware that some locations may be unavoidably busy during standard hours.

    On this tour, some of the venues or parts of the venue may be subject to last-minute, unpredictable closures. When this occurs, we are happy to offer customers an extended tour in keeping with the advertised total length of the tour.

    Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.