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Skip-the-Line Colosseum Guided Tour with Access to Arena, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill


  • With your priority access tickets, 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 by as he helps you navigate your way through the Colosseum and then the Roman Forum.
  • Enjoy your guided tour with a small group of 25 people or less to keep your experience as intimate and leisurely as possible!


Your Experience

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 hour-and-a-half spent at this beacon of Ancient Rome.

Ticket Info

What's Included?

2.5-hour guided tour of the Colosseum
Expert tour guide
Tour available in English and Spanish
Headsets when appropriate, so you can always hear your guide
Privileged Colosseum arena access
Skip the Line Access to the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill

What's Exluded?

  • Access to Underground Level.
  • Access to Top Levels of Colosseum.

Ticket Delivery

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.

Super Flexible Cancellation Policy

You may cancel up to 48 hours in advance for a full refund.


Know Before You Go

Important Information

All members of your party must carry valid ID to 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.

On a few occasions, tour will begin with Roman Forum first and end at Colosseum.

Reduced Price Tickets

For children who can walk and do not require to be carried or moved around in a stroller, a reduced price ticket needs to be purchased.

At the time of checkout, please book adult tickets for all members of your party since adult pricing applies to all guests above the age of 3 for this experience.


The guide who will accompany you on this tour speaks English and Spanish; depending on your preference.

Getting There

By Metro

Christmas Time Slot (December 21st - December 31st)

The tour begins at the Arch of Constantine, near the Colosseum. The closest metro stop is Colosseo on the blue line. Once you get off there, the Colosseum will be right in front of you. Walk towards the big arch of marble in the square. This arch is the Arch of Constantine. Your tour guide will be standing here with a sign that says "Headout".

Please be at the meeting point at least 15 minutes before the start time.

Regular Time Slot

The tour begins at Via Frangipane, 30, near the Colosseum. The closest metro stop is Colosseo on the blue line. Once you get off there, the Colosseum will be right in front of you. Take a right and get onto Via del Colosseo and take the left when the road forks to stay on Via del Colosseo. Take a right at Via Frangipane and you will find your tour guide standing at number 30, on the corner of Via Frangipane and Vicolo del Buon Consiglio, with a sign that says "Headout".

Please be at the meeting point at least 15 minutes before the start time.

Dress Code

This tour involves a fair amount of walking, hills, and stairs; comfortable shoes are recommended.

Some sites visited lack shade and can be hot under direct sunlight. We recommend bringing a hat, sunscreen and a bottle of water in warm weather.


Please note that our vendor will be unable to accommodate guests with wheelchairs or any mobility impairment requiring special assistance. They will be unable to accommodate strollers or baby carriages as well.


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