Guided tour

Colosseum: Tour

Colosseum: Tour

From US$ 43 per person

Skip the ticket line on a guided tour of the Colosseum, one of Rome’s most popular attractions. Take the stress out of entering the monument as you follow your guide in. Marvel at the attraction from the first 2 tiers, with audio guide reinforcement available if wished.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Duration options: 1 - 3 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
French, English, Spanish, Russian, Italian, German
Optional audio guide
Private or small groups available
Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Baby strollers
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Drones
  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • Please note that the price you are paying for this tour includes both the tour guide fee as well as the official ticket fee for the visited sites, which is: €18 for adults, €2 for EU citizens, and free for guests under 18 years
  • For security reasons all visitors and their luggage will be screened.
  • There are strict and mandatory security checks to enter the Colosseum. Expect waits of between 10 and 30 minutes.
  • A ticket needs to be booked for all participants, regardless of their age.
  • Beat the crowds with skip-the-ticket-line access
  • Let your expert guide fill you in on the ins-and-outs of the Colosseum
  • Learn how the UNESCO heritage monument includes amazing feats of engineering
  • Head to the first 2 tiers to imagine how the games would have been for the spectators
  • Hear about the gladiators and wild animals that once fought there
Full description
Head on a guided tour of the Colosseum, with skip-the-ticket-line entry to avoid the long lines to this popular amphitheater. Get unrivaled views of the inside and outside of the Colosseum from the first 2 tiers, where you can imagine being in the crowds at the games themselves. Listen as your guide brings the UNESCO monument to life, with tales of the gladiators’ battles and wild beasts that competed in the arena 2000 years ago. Hear about the incredible engineering feats that mean this monument is still standing today.
  • Access to Colosseum
  • Live tour guide
  • Headset to hear the guide better
  • Access to Colosseum Arena Floor
  • Access to Colosseum Underground
  • Access to Colosseum Upper Level
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Our meeting point is at Largo Gaetana Agnesi, the "terrace on the Colosseum", above the Colosseo metro station. Our staff will be waiting for you holding a White sign with an orange “AROUND THE CITY” logo. You will find us at the upper exit of the metro station (if you are in front of the metro station, go up to the upper level). Remember that you must be at the meeting point at least 15 minutes before the activity starts. Entry is not guaranteed in case of delay.

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based on 571 reviews

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The guide had no patience and responded in a bad way when one asked him something

February 7, 2020

Fantastic, Severus, a Romanian boy who made the guided tour in Spanish gave us all the explanations of the coliseum we learned many things about this fantastic monument a 10 out of 10

February 4, 2020

All good

December 10, 2019

Product ID: 387479

VA ID: 387479