Guided tour

Colosseum: Tour with Arena Floor, Underground and Roman Forum and Palatine Hill

Colosseum: Tour with Arena Floor, Underground and Roman Forum and Palatine Hill

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From US$ 103.61 per person

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Travel back to ancient times on this tour that gives you a unique experience of the Colosseum, Palatine Hill, and the Roman Forum. Tour the sites with the best tour guides Rome has to offer and enjoy VIP skip-the-line access.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
Duration options: 3 hours
Check availability to see starting times.
Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese
Private or small groups available
Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Baby strollers
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Please note that the price you are paying for this tour includes both the tour guide fee as well as the official ticket fee for the visited sites, which is: €24 for adults, €2 for EU citizens, and free for guests under 18 years
  • All visitors must pass through airport-style security
  • Marvel at the centuries-old design of the Colosseum
  • Take in panoramic views of the city from the Palatine Hill
  • Visit the Roman Forum, the center of life in Ancient Rome
  • Explore all three sites with VIP skip-the-line access
Full description

Head out on an incredible tour that goes to the very heart of ancient Rome and allows you to explore the Empire’s most iconic monuments, including the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, and Palantine Hill. Learn interesting facts and stories from your licensed guide as you walk through each attraction. With your group, an experienced tour guide will take you back to the time of gladiator fights at the Colosseum. Your guide will also reveal the secrets of the Roman Forum, which was the political and economic center of the city. No tour of this area would be complete without exploring the Palatine Hill. This was the Beverly Hills of ancient Rome, where emperors and nobles resided, high above the common people below.

Marvel at all you've learned and discovered about ancient Rome at the end of your tour.

  • Palatine Hill visit
  • Roman Forum, Rome visit
  • Tempio della Pace visit
  • Colosseum visit
  • Colosseum Underground visit
  • Colosseum Arena Floor visit
  • Live tour guide
  • Access to Colosseum Upper Level
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Colosseo Metro station, Lower Level Exit of the Subway, near to the souvenirs kiosk across the road from the Colosseum, Piazza del Colosseo, 22, Roma. Please don't go to the upper level of the subway.

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Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 1162 reviews

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Both our guides spoke fluent English and were very knowledgeable and great at explaining all the things we were seeing . The pace of the tour was a bit rushed at the Forum since our guide had to turn us over to another guide at the Colosseum. She mentioned several times she preferred to be the guide for both locations and I agree .my suggestion is to advice tour guests to go to toilet BEFORE the tour starts since there are limited options once in the tour .

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November 15, 2022

I’m so happy I booked the guided tour. Both tour guides were very informative and I highly suggest the underground option for the colosseum as it gave us a more thorough look into its history. One of the other great benefits to the tour was not having to wait in the long lines/queues for tickets or to get in. I would highly recommend this specific tour. The weather was perfect (end of October), but bring water!

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October 28, 2022

My husband and I were hesitant to book a tour for the colosseum… boy were we glad we did! Andrada was amazing and did a great job detailing the history of the colosseum and palatine hill. We weren’t able to do the underground tour which was a bummer but it was amazing to stand where the gladiators would have stood. I would 100% recommend doing this tour as I walked away truly appreciating the Roman history and how intricate their lives were… the colosseum (and surrounding structures) were for more than just “fighting”.

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October 23, 2022

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