Guided tour

Rome: Colosseum Express Guided Tour

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Rome: Colosseum Express Guided Tour

From US$ 47.53 per person

Immerse yourself in Roman history on a 50-minute guided walking tour through the Colosseum. Enjoy 2 hours to explore the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill at your own leisure.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 2 hours
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English, Spanish, Italian, French
Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • Marvel at a spectacular show about Ancient Rome
  • Visit the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill on your own
  • Enjoy a 50-minute guided walking tour of the Colosseum
  • Embark on a journey through the heart of Ancient Rome
Full description
Enjoy one of the most beautiful archeological areas in the world, which starts at the Roman Forum and ends at the Colosseum. Begin by reporting to the meeting point, where you'll receive fast-track admission tickets from the local guide. You'll then visit the Roman Forum and Palatine on your own, and after approximately 2 hours meet the guide for a 50-minute tour of the Colosseum. Meet your guide and start your journey through the centuries. Enjoy a pleasant stroll through the history and glory of the Roman Empire as your professional guide ensures your experience is both entertaining and full of good memories. Hear about the fascinating and terrifying history of the Colosseum, including the bloody gladiator battles that once took place there. Be amazed by the impressive construction methods used by the ancient Romans, and after exploring the first level you will reach the second tiers to enjoy the best views of the inside and outside of the structure.
  • 25-minute Ancient Rome multimedia video
  • Entrance to the Colosseum
  • Guide
  • Headsets
  • Entrance to the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill
  • Food/beverages
  • Pickup
  • Guided tour of the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • All participants who are 12 years and older must present a Green Pass that is valid in the EU and has a verifiable QR code. Valid Green Passes can be obtained by uploading either proof of vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months, a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before the activity starts, or a negative antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts to the Green Pass or Covid Certificate apps
  • All participants must also bring a valid government-issued photo ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, etc)

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Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Please arrive 10 minutes before your scheduled tour departure time. The local partner's office is next to Piazza Venezia. When facing the Vittorio Emanuele II monument, it is on the right-hand side. Walk across the gardens and the bus stop, and you will see a small fountain just in front of the office.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • This tour is not wheelchair accessible due to the terrain conditions of Palatine Hill and the Roman Forum
  • Please note that for safety reasons the Colosseum can only accommodate up to 3,000 people at once (this could lead to delays in access to the site, even for pre-booked visitors)
  • For security reasons all visitors and their luggage shall be screened
  • Child discounts (6-17) are applied (only with a valid ID card)
  • Please note that you can not get into the Colosseum with large bags/backpacks/suitcases (it is possible to bring only small bags)
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 3 reviews

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Fabio nous a révélé de belles choses sur la Rome antique et nous avons beaucoup apprécié la visite. Petit groupe de 4 pour ce tour ce qui était d'autant plus intéressant. Visite un peu trop longue pour mon fils de 7 ans qui a quand même résisté et en garde un bon souvenir.

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