Guided tour

Fast Track: Colosseum, Arena Floor & Ancient Rome VIP Tour

Activity provider: Enjoy Rome

Fast Track: Colosseum, Arena Floor & Ancient Rome VIP Tour

Activity provider: Enjoy Rome
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From US$ 50.84 US$ 40.66 per person

Walk in the footsteps of the gladiators on this unique tour of the Colosseum & its arena floor. Explore the Roman Forum & Palatine Hill with a guide.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, Italian, German
Small group available


  • Enter the Colosseum like a gladiator onto the arena floor
  • Learn about the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill as you walk through the remains
  • Skip the line with fast track access tickets
Full description

Discover unseen facets of the Colosseum. Access the arena floor through the gladiators’ gate and imagine their experience stepping out under the gaze of thousands of noisy spectators.

From the arena, look down into the dungeons where the gladiators prepared themselves beforehand and where wild animals were kept. Find the remains of public buildings, temples, the sacred dwelling of the Vestal Virgins, and more in the Forum - the political, social, and religious core of the city.

Learn stories of the political dramas that played out and the lives of people who lived 2,000+ years ago. Finally, head to Palatine Hill, where Romulus chose to found his new city. It became home to the rich and powerful during the Republic. The remains of some of their palaces remain visible today.

  • Official live guide
  • Admission fees
  • Fast-track entrance (Gladiator Door)
  • 3-hour tour
  • Headsets
  • Restricted area access (Colosseum Arena)
  • Food & drinks
  • Transfers
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present proof of full vaccination
  • All participants are required to bring and wear FFP2 masks. Blue surgical masks will not be accepted

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Meeting point

Meeting point may vary depending on the option booked.

Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Sprays or Aerosols

Know before you go

  • This activity requires you to be present 25 minutes before the advertised start time: please book your time slot accordingly
  • This tour operates in all weather conditions – please bring appropriate clothing and water
  • In the case of inclement weather (rain, snow, frost…), the arena floor may be closed off without notice. Entry through the gladiators’ gate will not be affected but access onto the arena floor will be prohibited. In these instances, refunds cannot be provided
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 2772 reviews

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The actual tour was great! Our guide, Federico, was knowledgeable, friendly and adept at navigating through huge crowds of tourists! The meeting at the beginning was disorganized and chaotic. So many people pushing to get to the rep who was giving out the group stickers! Someone should have been helping her and having people form lines!

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May 26, 2022

The tour is highly recommended! As can be seen from the description, the tour consists of three parts. For us, the Colosseum was the most impressive - you have to see that! The Palatine and the Roman Forum were also very interesting, as our guide made them visually imaginable with a lot of information (without a guide it would either be a pile of old stones or a lot of research effort). The time (3 hours) was perfect for us, it shouldn't have been longer due to the heat.

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May 25, 2022

Angela did the tour in German and took us first through the Colosseum, then up the Palatine Hill and the Roman Forum. Tour lasted 3 hours with 11 participants. Meeting went smoothly at the Arch of Constantine. The explanations were always easy to understand through the headphones. Angela was very engaging and had some materials with her with pictures and drawings to illustrate her explanations. The tour can be highly recommended.

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May 23, 2022

Product ID: 217332