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Discover the immense beauty shrouding Rome by combining a visit to the Borghese Gallery and Garden along with a comprehensive guided tour of the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill - literally, some of the best parts of Rome rolled into a tour for you. Walk past the long queues to enter these iconic Roman attractions with your skip-the-line tickets while enjoying the services of an English guide.
Borghese Gallery and Gardens Visit
Walk past the long lines with your skip-the-line Borghese Gallery ticket and enter one of Rome's richest villas. Housing a vast and diverse collection of sculptures and paintings produced by masters such as Bernini, Canova, Caravaggio and Titian, you can 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
Get an insight into Rome’s regal past as your guide takes you amidst jaw-dropping Roman architecture. Meeting your guide at the Arch of Constantine statue, make your way past the long queues to enter the iconic Colosseum with your skip-the-line ticket, armed with a pocket radio receiver and earphones. Once inside, prepare to be swooned off your feet with the astonishing history as you listen to stories of bravery, battles, public life and royalty in ancient Rome. Sink into the surreal stories of gladiator battles and animal hunts cheered on by thousands at this very venue. Admire this living proof of the engineering and architectural genius of the Romans which has also acted as a model for stadiums around the world.
The fascinating ruins of the Roman Forum are up next. Once the cultural hub of Rome, the Forum has hosted festivals and war victory processions. As you wander amongst the ruins, try to imagine the life of these royal and extravagant people who set the precedent of what a flourishing kingdom should be. Finally, you will arrive at the Palatine Hill, one of the seven hills on which the city Rome was built. Get regaled with the legends of Romulus and Remus as you relive one of the most important moments in world history!
About The Supplier: Carrani Tours has been welcoming world travellers to Italy since 1925, and is a large, flexible and customer-oriented company.
01 Apr - 31 Oct: Daily except MondayDuration
7 hoursStart time
Borghese Gallery Tour: 9am
Colosseum and Roman Forum Tour: 2:30pm
Please arrive at least 15 minutes before all departure
Borghese Gallery Tour: Make your way to Piazzale Scipione Borghese, 5, 00197 Roma - in front of the Museum's entrance.
Colosseum & Roman Forum Tour: Make your way to the Arch of Constantine statue - in front of the Colosseum
Borghese Gallery Tour: The tour ends with a breathtaking view from the Pincio Terrace
Colosseum & Roman Forum Tour: The tour ends in the Archaelogical Area
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.