Rome: Small Group Colosseum Tour with Priority Access

Rome: Small Group Colosseum Tour with Priority Access

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From $67.56 $54.05 per person

Be a part of this exciting small group experience and avoid the long lines with your priority access to the Colosseum. Learn about the fascinating secrets and history of the building with an official guide.

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 3 hours
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
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  • Save time with skip-the-line entry tickets to the Colosseum
  • Experience the wonder of the Colosseum with an expert guide
  • Benefit from the intimate setting of a small group tour
  • Discover the ruins of the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill
Full description
Join an exclusive small group tour of one of the world's most popular monuments. Get acquainted with your guide, and listen to an introduction to the Colosseum. Learn about the building's incredible construction and why it is still considered an engineering marvel to this day. As you enjoy priority entrance, notice the Roman numerals above each archway as your guide leads you past the long ticket lines. Explore the first and second levels of the Colosseum as your guide brings to life the stories of the emperors, gladiators, and famous battles that make the Colosseum Rome's most celebrated ancient monument. With your newly acquired expertise of the Ancient Romans, follow your personal guide to the second part of the tour - a walk through the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. Pass by the incredible triumphal Arch of Constantine as you learn the story of Rome's birth and its legendary twins, Romulus and Remus. Once inside the Roman Forum, pass by the Arch of Titus, the House of the Vestal Virgins, and the burial site of Julius Caesar — all standing on what was once a vast swampland.
  • Admission tickets and reservation fees
  • Skip-the-line priority entrance
  • Small group tour
  • Professional tour guide
  • Tour of the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation
COVID-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

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Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet your guide the the Show me Italy office at Via Cavour 301.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Know before you go

  • For safety reasons and to limit crowding during busy periods, the Colosseum allows only 3,000 people inside at any time. This may cause a slight delay for entry if capacity has been reached, even with pre-booked reservations
  • All those who are booked under a reduced price ticket for ages 3-17 will also be required to show ID to prove age. Please note that this may cause a delay in entry which the guide cannot control but will do their best to manage
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 / 5

based on 7 reviews

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Perfect visit of the Colosseum and Ancient city I really enjoyed this experience! The guide was super friendly and the group was small so it felt like we all got a lot of personal attention from the guide. The Colosseum was amazing and very interesting and the Roman forum/palatino was really impressive. The whole tour was fun and informative and I really enjoyed being in a small group.

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September 15, 2020

Worth every penny! Absolutely loved our guide! Our guide was so funny and friendly, he really took his time to make sure everyone was having a good time. My friends and I learned so much and had so much fun exploring the colosseum and roman forum, we also had some free time to explore after the tour which was great. Definitely the best tour we did during our time in Rome, would highly recommend!!

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August 25, 2020

Amazing tour of the Colosseum with a top guide! I booked this tour with a group of friends and everybody loved it. The guide knew absolutely everything but was able to keep things relatable and interesting for the whole group. The stories inside the Colosseum were very entertaining and the views in the roman forum and palatine were stunning. Thank you so much for a great tour! I will definitely book again next time I'm in Rome!!

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August 25, 2020

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