Guided tour

Colosseum: Tour with Arena Floor, Underground and Roman Forum and Palatine Hill

Colosseum: Tour with Arena Floor, Underground and Roman Forum and Palatine Hill

From US$ 88.49 per person

Travel back to ancient times on this tour that gives you a unique experience of the Colosseum, Palatine Hill, and the Roman Forum. Tour the sites with the best tour guides Rome has to offer and enjoy VIP skip-the-line access.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Duration options: 3 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Russian
Private or small groups available
Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Baby strollers
  • Luggage or large bags

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: €24 for adults, €2 for EU citizens, and free for guests under 18 years
  • All visitors must pass through airport-style security
  • Marvel at the centuries-old design of the Colosseum
  • Take in panoramic views of the city from the Palatine Hill
  • Visit the Roman Forum, the center of life in Ancient Rome
  • Explore all three sites with VIP skip-the-line access
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Covid-19 Update

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Head out on an incredible tour that goes to the very heart of ancient Rome and allows you to explore the Empire’s most iconic monuments, including the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, and Palantine Hill. Learn interesting facts and stories from your licensed guide as you walk through each attraction. With your group, an experienced tour guide will take you back to the time of gladiator fights at the Colosseum. Your guide will also reveal the secrets of the Roman Forum, which was the political and economic center of the city. No tour of this area would be complete without exploring the Palatine Hill. This was the Beverly Hills of ancient Rome, where emperors and nobles resided, high above the common people below.

Marvel at all you've learned and discovered about ancient Rome at the end of your tour.

  • Access to Palatine Hill
  • Access to Roman Forum
  • Access to Tempio della Pace
  • Access to Colosseum
  • Access to Colosseum Underground
  • Access to Colosseum Arena Floor
  • Live tour guide
  • Access to Colosseum Upper Level
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

You’ll mee our coordinators in via della Polveriera 8. About 100m from the Colosseum Make your way to the terrace ABOVE the Colosseum Metro Station, you'll find a pedestrian bridge to crosses above the road The office is located on the otherside about 50m up the street. Look for the Purple flag that say Crown Tours (Please note: if you are in front of the Metro Station, please make your way UPSTAIRS.) Please also note that it is a requirement to be at the meeting point to check in at least 30 minutes prior to the starting time of your activity. Late arrivals cannot be guaranteed entrance

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Excellent tour! Lorenzo was very knowledgeable and kept us moving at just the right pace. It was very hot the day we visited, but he directed us to several spots where we could refill our bottles. Prior to the tour, I was not excited about visiting Palatine Hill, and despite being hot and tired we continued and finished the tour, my family is so glad we did.

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June 30, 2022

It was great. It just seemed a little rushed. Didn't get any time on the upper level to just look around and take some pictures. But it was great. I had already been there before but it was my husband's first time and I wished he could have had more time to just walk around and enjoy it.

June 28, 2022

Underground was exceptional, really ads to the tour. What taints it is that ticket scalpers like get your guide buy up all the very limited tickets, so you have almost no chance to buy a tickets forLESS than half of what they charge. You can get your own tickets for underground and hire a guide there at the colosseum for half and much less if a large group. The Colosseum is trying to stop these scalpers form using hi tec computers to buy all the tickets, legal thievery !

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June 25, 2022

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