Colosseum, Palatine Hill and Roman Forums Show & Go™

Explore ancient Rome’s famous sites including the Colosseum
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About the Show & Go™

Our exclusive pass lets you tour Rome’s ancient sites whenever you want without the need to book in advance. Save hours by skipping the long entrance lineups to these famous historical destinations:

  • The Colosseum: This extraordinary amphitheater was ancient Rome’s center of public entertainment. Today, you can still see remnants of the seating arcades and the staging areas where the bloody spectacles took place. 

  • The Roman Forum: Once the cultural, economic, and political center of ancient Rome, the Forum still retains its grandeur today. Walk along the Via Sacra, once lined with bustling market stalls, and trace the paths of ancient military processions and political rallies.

  • Palatine Hill: According to legend, twins Romulus and Remus decided to begin building the city of Rome atop Palatine HIll, the most famous of Rome’s Seven Hills. Stroll among the ruins of imperial palaces and take in sweeping views of the nearby Forum, Colosseum, and Circus Maximus.
Colosseum, Palatine Hill and Roman Forums
How it works

No reservation is required to use your Show & Go . If you want to join a tour you can show up at the meeting point just 30 minutes before and go. When you book your tour, you will be emailed a QR code. Just pull it up on your smartphone (or bring a printout) at your meeting point.

Tour duration: 2.5 hours (approx.)

Colosseum tour meeting point: Romaround Office, via di Monte Oppio 10, Roma

Show and Go™ Colosseum Availability

November 1 to March 31 daily tour departures: 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m

April 1 to October 31 daily tour departures: 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m

The Colosseum is closed on the following dates in 2019 (there will be no tours):

  • April 19th, 21st and 22nd
  • April 25th 
  • May 1st and 9th 
  • June 2nd, 5th and 29th
  • August 15th
  • September 23rd
  • October 5th
  • November 4th

On the following dates tour at 04.00 pm won't be available: May 30 // June 27 // September 26 // October 31 // November 28

Important to Know:

  • Please arrive at the tour departure point 15 minutes before the starting time. Guests arriving after departure cannot be accommodated. Missed tours or tickets will not be refunded.

  • Unfortunately, wheelchairs and strollers cannot be accommodated on this tour.

  • Note that one or more sites on this tour may occasionally experience last-minute, unforeseen closures. If this occurs, your group will instead be treated to alternate arrangements. Tour refunds or discounts will not be provided.


Important to Bring:

  • A small purse or camera bag only (no backpacks or large shoulder bags). Security checks at some sites restrict the size of bags that can be brought inside.

  • Good walking shoes. The tour includes both hillside paths and stairs.

  • A hat, sunscreen and bottled water. Many parts of the itinerary are not shaded.

This tour does not include: Hotel pick-up and drop-off, gratuities, transport to and from Vatican City and the Colosseum

Please be aware that all participants in a same booking must join the tour together.

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