- Skip-the-line access to the archaeological wonders of Rome
- Visit inside the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill
- Go on a comprehensive tour led by a professional guide
One of the World's Seven Wonders
Explore one of the world's seven wonders with a passionate tour guide and a small group limited to just 13 people or fewer. The Colosseum is one of the most iconic historical monuments not only in Rome but in the world, an amphitheater that has been standing for almost 2000 years. Joining this small-group tour you will be taken into the wonders of the Roman Civilization and learn how it all began. Only with a passionate tour guide, you can discover what Ancient Rome used to be and look like and the history behind the beautiful ruins that still stand nowadays. During your Tour, you will get the chance to ask all the questions you have and really get to feel the glory of the Colosseum and Ancient Rome.
Discovering the Colosseum
After meeting your Tour Guide, you will enjoy a NO WAIT access to the world's biggest amphitheater ever built, the Colosseum. Explore the first and second tier of the Colosseum with a small group and headsets to listen to your tour guide, you really won't miss out on anything. Discover the most interesting facts that make what the Colosseum really represents, a place for powerful emperors and Roman citizens to enjoy their free time while gladiator fights took place in the Arena. Gladiator combats were not just between one and another but also exotic animals and ferocious beasts were involved during the shows. You will almost get the feeling that you can hear the roars of the lions and the crowds screaming when stepping inside the amazing monument. Spot where the emperors used to seat, and also the hidden trap doors were animals used to be released on to the arena giving an amazing surprise effect to the spectators. Your passionate Tour Guide will give you an overlook of the undergrounds of the Colosseum and almost like a storyteller, reveal the breathtaking facts about the scary underneath-level.
Discovering the Roman Forum & Palatine Hill
At this point, you will probably be very overwhelmed with the history and architecture of the Colosseum, but this amazing feeling won't stop there. The next stop on your small group tour will be the Roman Forum. The archeological area is so important because it is the ruins of a piazza that used to be the center of a day to day life during the powerful Roman Empire. Can you imagine that the ancient forum was completely excavated only in the late 800's? For hundreds of years the magnificent roman buildings and temples used to lay almost completely undergrounds and at one point also became a field for cow-pasture. Your passionate tour guide will illustrate how the breathtaking Forum was during the Roman Empire and the function of its many buildings still partially standing nowadays. Be amazed by the Roman's Temple of Saturn, one of the most breathtaking and significant Roman Pagan symbols and be stunned by visiting the Temple Divus Julius, where the mighty Julius Caesar's ashes lay. Your journey will continue to the Palatine Hill, the centermost of the seven hills of Rome. Standing 40 meters above the Roman Forum, the Palatine Hill will give you the most surprising and astonishing views of the Eternal City. With your Tour Guide and small group, you will come across the palaces that still stand of the rich Emperors of the Roman Empire and marvel at temples dedicated to the beloved pagan gods of Rome. Complete your tour with an amazing, almost bird eye view over the Circus Maximus.
⬆ If you feel like you would love an even more personal experience check out our Colosseum Private Tour
Know before you go
- This tour involves a fair amount of walking and stairs therefor comfortable shoes are recommended.
- Big backpacks are not allowed inside the Colosseum - no storage is available on spot.
- This Tour is not wheelchair accessible.
- All visitors will have to go through security check - Security check lines may take up to 20 minutes
- Skip-the-line tickets
- Guided tour of Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill
- English-speaking guide
- Small group
- Food and drinks
- Gratuities (optional)