- Enjoy an overview of the dungeons of the Colosseum
- Visit the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill with skip-the-line tickets
- Discover the archaeological area with a passionate Tour Guide
- Tour the Colosseum in a small group of maximum 13 people
About your small group tour
There's nothing like touring the Colosseum with a passionate tour guide in a group limited to 13 people, or even fewer. A small group will give you the chance to have a full immersion and more in-depth experience whilst your local tour guide will take you back in time. You will have the chance to ask all the questions you wish and get all the attention you need making your experience unforgettable. Don't forget that you will get an exclusive NO WAIT access via the special Arena entrance gate and have the opportunity to move smoothly through the crowds with your 13 people max small group tour.
Walk in the Gladiators footsteps
Feel the glory, walking in the Gladiator's footsteps and access the special arena floor. For many years the iconic Arena has been closed to the public, but now you will have the chance to experience the real heart of the Colosseum. Can you actually believe that you will be able to walk were gladiators and exotic animals used to fight and put on a show for Emperors and many other spectators hungry for entertainment and blood? Your passionate tour guide will let the stories come to life, you will almost hear the roars of the lions and the desperate voices of the Gladiators. Discover how the actual old Arena was made and why the emperors thought that covering it with sand would be a good idea. From this stage, you will overlook the undergrounds, the very lowest part of the amphitheater where wild beasts used to be kept before being released on the Arena. Feel the glory of Ancient Rome with a professional tour guide sharing all their knowledge and passion. Head up to the first and second tier of the Amphitheatre and you will almost feel like being part of the audience. This is were the powerfull emperors used to have fun watching the many shows that went on every single day for thousands of years. Touch the stones that make one of the most powerful monuments on earth and let your imagination feel what it really used to be like. Impressive views of the Colosseum accompanied with a passionate Tour Guide, and not to forget the detail of a small group, will make your Tour at the Colosseum the most unique experience ever.
Ancient Rome at your own pace
After your Arena small group tour, we can assure you that you will be completely overwhelmed and that's why your Tour Guide will give you the chance to visit the Ancient Roman Forum and Palatine Hil at your very own pace. Enjoy a skip the line access to the Roman Forum and start your journey.
Imagine that what now is an area for thousands of visitors each and every day, once used to be the center of a day to day life during the era of the Roman Empire. The Roman Forum's beginning is actually said to be connected to the story of Romulus, founder and first king of Rome, so as you can tell it's history goes way back before the powerful empire. Be stunned by the many ruins still standing that thousands of years ago were essential for the empire and the many temples, inspired by the greeks. The Forum was not only home to buildings and temples but also to gladiator matches, just like in the Arena, gladiators used to give a show to citizens by fighting aggressive animals or even between themselves. Continue your journey to the Palatine Hill, one of the seven hills of Rome that lays just over the Ancient Roman Forum. Standing 40 meters above the Forum, enjoy the most breathtaking view that Rome has to offer. Discover the many palaces that were built over the years by the powerful Roman Emperors and relax whilst taking a stroll in the magical green area. From the Palatine Hill, which is also the centremost of the seven hills of Rome, get ready to have a beautiful overlook of the Circus Maximus as well. Explore the o of the wonders House of Livia and Augustus as well as the Palace of Domitian and the Temple of Apollo Palatinus.
⬆ If you feel like you would love an even more personal experience check out our Colosseum Private Tour
✔ First & Second Colosseum levels
✔ Palatine Hill / Self Guided
✔ Roman Forum / Self Guided
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 entrance fees
- Professional guide
- Colosseum Guided Tour
- Palatine Hill entrance
- Roman Forum entrance
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off
- Tour Guide for Palatine Hill
- Tour Guide for Roman Forum