- Roman Forum
- Palatine Hill
- 4 hours with a PhD or MA-level Guide
- Skip-the-line tickets
If you're traveling with children under the age of 12, we highly recommend our family-oriented Ancient Rome Discovery, which concentrates primarily on the Colosseum (though it's possible to add the Roman Forum or Palatine Hill). Or, to continue your immersion in the Roman Empire, our Caesar and Empire tour is a perfect complement to Roma Antica, picking up the storyline at the assassination of Julius Caesar. Interested in viewing other historic sites in Rome? See our Caesar and Empire Tour or our Underground Rome Tour.
What is a small group tour?
Olivia is a Rome licensed guide and an expert art historian who has worked as a main contributor to the award-winning Eyewitness Guide to Rome. She combines this role with her job as a professor, teaching a course at the Lorenzo de Medici School in Rome on Roman civilization. In addition she has contributed to the National Geographic Lost Cities of the Ancient World. Olivia infuses her discussion of Rome with a sense of what it's like to grow up in the city and be Roman.
Originally from England, Richard has lived in Rome for the last fourteen years. He holds a Master's degree in medieval and twentieth-century history from London University and has a broad-minded and synthetic approach to understanding Rome. Richard works quite frequently with institutional travel organizations, such as museums and church organizations, and as a result spends much of his time traveling all over Europe. He brings this cosmopolitan and pan-European experience to bear on his work with us in Rome, constantly making connections to other cities and countries in the course of his lectures and seminars.
Elisabeth has multiple advanced degrees in archaeology and classical studies. She has done studies in classical philology, specifically Latin, and ancient art history. A frequent lecturer and adjunct faculty at John Cabot University, Elisabeth is currently researching Etruscan cultures. She wrote her dissertation on Etruscan musical instruments and is an active member of Gruppo Archeologico del Territorio Cerite, a conservation organization in northern Lazio.
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