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Guided Tour of the Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill with Arena Floor Access

Rated 4.4 out of 5.0 from 7706 reviews.
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Guided tour

Submerge yourself in the gladiatorial life of ancient Rome on this tour of the Colosseum like no other – stand on the actual floor of the arena where so many fought for their lives!


  • Immerse yourself into the history and wonder of the Colosseum, a monument synonymous with Rome itself!

  • Admire the amphitheater from the perspective of both gladiators and emperors by gaining access to the partially reconstructed arena floor and the Emperor's Box.

  • Let your professional tour guide regale you with glorious tales from times gone at the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill.

  • Upgrade to enjoy your guided tour with a small group to keep your experience as intimate and leisurely as possible!

  • Fun Fact: According to Roman mythology, Palatine Hill is where the city of Rome was founded by twin brothers Romulus and Remus.


  • 3-hour tour of the Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill

  • Skip-the-line entry to the Colosseum floors 1 and 2

  • Access to the Colosseum arena floor

  • Entry to the Roman Forum & Palatine Hill

  • Expert multilingual guide

  • Headsets


  • Access to the Colosseum underground or upper floors

cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

ratings & reviews

7.7K Ratings


Dec, 2023
The guide I had, Benjamin, was super friendly and really shared processed and assimilated information, not just basic information that anyone could google. It is recommended to visit the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill with a guide in your language to better understand, enjoy and know the place visited.
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Juan Jesus Hoyas Fuentes


Dec, 2023
The guide Goeorgina was excellent. The information transmitted and the treatment provided has made the experience wonderful.
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Ana Belen Ruiz Mora


Dec, 2023
The information in headout about the booking indicated that it was not allowed to take the tour with a babyseat, so we did not take ours (we had a 3-year-old child). Even we used the headout chat to be sure of this, and they told us the same. But, when we were in the monuments, we saw many families with babyseats, and we asked the official personel at the Coliseum and they said that, of course, it was allowed to enter with babyseats. Then, the information in the booking was wrong and this made our visit more difficult than it could have been with our child...
Jyothirmayee Jayachamarajapura Thrishula  Murthy


Dec, 2023
It was a great and well planned tour route, very long and elaborate but not at all tiring. Mostly the guide (Johnny)my the story flow along with the tour and used a lot of data and props diligently to help imagine the spots on the tours across the times in history. Mostly the guide was very passionate and fluent in expression despite lacking fluency in the language
Kathryn Hunter


Dec, 2023
From start to finish the guided tour was amazing, despite starting in the rain. Our guide Fe/Felicity was incredible and made the whole experience feel unique. We learnt more about Rome on the this tour due to our guide than we ever expected. She was friendly, passionate, knowledgeable and approachable. Best tour guide we have ever had. Wishing her all the best from Liverpool

Immerse Yourself into the History and Wonder of the Colosseum

Meet up with your guide, who will escort you to the Group Entrance, meaning that you will entirely bypass the winding lines and the crowds that are gathered at the main entrance to the attraction. Once you enter the partially constructed arena floor and look up at the many-tiered structure of the Colosseum, the history of the place really does immerse you. Your guide, of course, will be happy to answer your questions and tell you tales about the epic battles fought in the arena in ancient times. Your guide will also walk you along the entire circumference of the Colosseum so you can truly understand what this amphitheater must have been like when it was occupied by 80,000 screaming Romans.

Enjoy Fascinating Stories of the Roman Forum from Your Expert Guide

Following your tour of the Colosseum, your guide will lead the way to the Roman Forum, where they will help you to gain priority access. You'll be taken to a vantage point with spectacular views where your guide will give you an introduction to the history of the Forum as well as outline the most important and breathtaking monuments present here before giving you the opportunity to explore the area on your own, after which you will trek to the top of the Palatine Hill for unparalleled views of the Forum and Circus Maximus.

This experience of the Colosseum is truly unique since you will be gaining access to parts of the attraction that the general public never has, making this a truly memorable time spent at this beacon of Ancient Rome.

Important Information

  • The guided tour is available in English, Spanish, Italian, French, or German.

  • You must carry a valid ID with you and present it at the time of entry if requested. Should you fail to do so, venue authorities may deny you entry and such instances are not liable for reschedules or refunds.

  • Please note the chosen time must be respected and latecomers will not be accommodated.

  • The tour covers all 3 sites. However, the order of sites visited may be subject to change.


  • The following are not allowed inside the Colosseum: Luggage, large backpacks.

  • The experience is not accessible for wheelchair users, pram/stroller users or baby carriages, people with mobility issues.

How to Redeem Your Tickets

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly.

  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID to your guide.

  • If you have purchased reduced price tickets, please carry your valid photo ID proof for verification. Students must show their valid Student IDs.

  • Kindly ensure that you arrive 15 minutes before the start time of your tour to avoid any delays.

Meeting Point

Please check your final voucher for the meeting point details and specific instructions.

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