Colosseum, Rome, Italy

Colosseum tours – plan your visit to the Eternal City

One of the most memorable architectural landmarks is the Colosseum. On this page you will find the most popular Rome and Colosseum tour, where you can enjoy the history and avoid standing in endless lines. Here you will find individual, group, family tours from the best guides of Rome. We offer Colosseum underground tour, Colosseum tour at night or day sightseeing tour. You will surely enjoy quiet and cozy streets, family cafes with delicious food, walks around the Eternal City that inspired the most famous poets, artists and musicians of the Renaissance. Feel free to choose your tour now!

Skip the Line: Colosseum Small Group Tour with Roman Forum & Palatine Hill

(13153)
Duration: 3 hours
The ancient glory of Rome is reborn! Skip the Line at three of the most significant surviving remnants of the Eternal City: the Colosseum, Palatine Hill and Roman Forum. Your English-speaking expert historian tour guide will share anecdotes and history throughout the 3-hour tour, rebuilding the impressive ruins with tales of Ancient Rome’s heyday on this small-group experience of up to 20 participants.

Rome Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour

(4853)
Duration: Flexible
Let the sights of Rome unfold before you on an open-top, double-decker, hop-on hop-off bus. Climb aboard to admire top Rome attractions including the Vatican City, Colosseum and Trevi Fountain on this comprehensive tour. Enjoy 360-degree views from the open deck and hop on and off as you wish at any of the eight stops. Choose 1 Day, 24, 48 or 72 hours of sightseeing, and if you opt for a 48-hour ticket, upgrade to include entrance to Rome’s showpieces such as Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and Colosseum.

Download now Sightseeing Experience APP: an easy and practical way to orient yourself, move, visit and discover the city.

Inside the APP you find a free walking tour of the center available in 5 languages and an interactive map that shows you the position of the buses in real time, the waiting time at each stop and your position so you can easily reach the nearest stop.

Semi-Private Colosseum Underground Tour with Roman Forum & Gladiator Arena

(3494)
Duration: 4 hours
Get a unique gladiator’s-eye view of Rome’s iconic Colosseum, in a Skip-the-Line tour that delves backstage into areas that are normally off-limits to the public. Explore the Underground, where gladiators prepared themselves for battle, and walk in their footsteps on a partially reconstructed arena stage. All this, plus the Palatine Hill and Roman Forum: all the most significant surviving remnants of Ancient Rome, in one fascinating tour.
Private

Best of Rome Tour: Highlights & Hidden Gems

(1042)
Duration: 4 hours
Experience Rome like you would never have thought of. This is you and your family or friend's chance to enjoy Rome like a local, with a local. Highlights and hidden gems: they are waiting for you. We combined them in a must do trip. And with your local host it can be 100% tailored around you if you happen to need anything extra! You will see the Colosseum, Piazza Navona and the Pantheon. Just a few highlights of Rome and everyone knows they are absolute must-visits. But what do you know about the hidden gems this amazing city has to offer? Thanks to your awesome local host, the one of your choice, you will know all the ins and out of the city. So not only the well known places but also that authentic Roman bookshop that no other tourist will ever find. The best of both worlds, just for you! But that’s not all. What is Rome without tasting great food? Exactly, nothing. That’s why your private guide will let you enjoy several great food tastings so you can truly experience the city at its finest. Enjoy the best slice of pizza from an authentic bakery where only locals come and have a taste of Italian gelato or espresso while enjoying an amazing view of the Pantheon. All tastings are of course included in the price. The different hosts who can take you on this private tour all have their own passions and stories to tell and can’t wait to show you their city in a unique way! Check out all host profiles, pick the private guide you like most and get ready to visit the amazing highlights and hidden gems of Rome!

Private Tour: Ancient Rome Half-Day Walking Tour with Arena entrance

(1820)
Duration: 3 hours - 3 hours
Skip the lines at the Colosseum and Roman Forum on this 3.5-hour tour. Explore the largest amphitheater in the world and the ruins of the Roman Forum before visiting the Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon and Piazza Navona.

The Roman Forum, located in a valley between the Palatine and Capitoline hills, was the political, religious, and commercial center of the ancient city.

Leave the ancient world and continue to Piazza Venezia and admire the Altare Della Patria. Walk with your guide along narrow Roman streets and visit the recently restored Trevi Fountain, the largest and most famous fountain in Rome.

See the Pantheon and then Piazza Navona, home to 3 stunning fountains by Bernini.
Private

90 Minutes Kickstart Tour of Rome

(684)
Duration: 2 hours
First time in Rome and want to know where to go? Or just not enough time for a full tour? Let a local introduce you to all the best Rome has to offer! After all those blogs or information pages you’ve ploughed through on the internet, this is your chance to truly get a unique head start of your experience in Bella Roma! Wander past the magnificent Circo Massimo, visit the Orange Garden for a fantastic city view and finish your private tour at the best local café in Trastevere. Along the route, you can ask all your questions to help you and your friends get the best out of your holiday in Rome. Really, you can ask anything! After all, it’s the locals who know best! Looking for the best local restaurant unknown to tourists? Or do you want to know which districts are genuinely up-and-coming and worth a visit? And what about the best time to go to the Colosseum - that’s definitely some useful information to have when in Rome! With a local, you can get to know all this, plus many other unique insights about history, food, culture, and the must-dos or must-avoids. The awesome locals can’t wait to introduce you to their beautiful city and share local tips & tricks with you. All of them can personalize the route 100% for you and your group if you have specific wishes. Just pick your preferred date, starting time and the private guide you like most and get ready for an excellent kickstart introduction to Rome!

Rome Combo: Colosseum & Forum with Rome Must-See Walking Tour

(1594)
Duration: 8 hours
See the highlights of Rome on this unforgettable day of sightseeing, combining two best-selling guided tours at a discounted price! This small-group, full-day Rome Super Saver starts with a skip-the-line tour of the Colosseum and Ancient Rome, including the incredible Roman Forum. After your first tour, explore independently before spending your afternoon on a leisurely walking tour past top Rome attractions, such as Piazza Navona, the Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, the Spanish Steps and more!

Numbers are limited to 25 people on this Super Saver tour, ensuring you'll see the best of Rome in a small-group atmosphere. Even better, enjoy up to 10% discount, depending on the option chosen, when you buy these combined tours.

Rome Segway Tour

(1217)
Duration: 3 hours
See the sights of Ancient Rome by Segway on a 3-hour tour, passing incredible monuments like the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Circus Maximus. On a self-balancing electric scooter, follow a guide around Rome’s 2000-year-old ruins, while hearing their history from a live guide. Stop for photos by iconic sites and test Rome’s very own lie detector – the Mouth of Truth (Bocca della Verità)! This tour includes an amazing Virtual Reality experience that will put you in the centre of ancient Rome.

This small-group tour is limited to eight people, ensuring you’ll receive personalized attention from your guide.

Colosseum, Palatine Hill and Roman Forum Guided Tour | Skip the Line Tickets

(1012)
Duration: 3 hours
Go back in time with this 2.5-hour skip-the-line tour of the Colosseum, Palatine Hill, and Roman Forum in Rome. Bypass the queue at the Colosseum to avoid long waits. Explore the first and second tiers for great views. Then walk through the ruins of Palatine Hill and the Roman Forum with your guide, an art and archaeology expert.
Private

A Day Like a Roman Tour

(365)
Duration: 3 hours
Enjoy Rome like never before during this unique Withlocals Originals private tour. All exclusively for you and your friends or family. Spend a day with a local off the beaten track and fall in love with all that this amazing city has to offer! There’s so much more to see than just the Colosseum or the Pantheon. Step into the shoes of a local and be amazed by all the beautiful hidden squares, small local boutiques, awesome street art and much more! Walk past the cozy picturesque streets of Rome, away from the crowds. You won’t even notice that Rome is one of the most visited cities of Europe during this easy-going walk! Finally you can discover the oldest districts of the city, unique bars and restaurants, serene alleys and the authentic local culture, all in a peaceful way! And when we say you’ll discover Rome like a local, we really mean it! Local breweries, the best pizza bakery in town and the quiet places locals come to escape the craziness of the city, you name it. Your private guide will take you there and even further off the beaten track. Want to turn left instead of right, taking a route you'd like to discover? Just let your host know - this tour can be 100% tailored around your wishes! Our awesome local hosts can't wait to show you their city. They'll tell you all about the street art, fun historical facts and the best local bars and restaurants! All combined in this amazing private tour! Choose the local you like most and get ready for an awesome day in Rome off the beaten path!

Gladiator Gate and Arena Floor Special Access Colosseum Tour

(852)
Duration: 3 hours
Important Note: Due to Covid19, until the end of 2020, this tour will be amended to ensure your safety: Group size and tour duration may be reduced. This will be amended as Covid restrictions relax in accordance with local regulations.

See the Colosseum like the gladiators did with skip the line group entrance through the side gate, once used by warriors entering the ring. From there you’ll have special access to the arena floor, where you’ll learn the blood-drenched stories of horror and heroism that took place right where you’re standing. Afterwards you’ll head out for a comprehensive tour of the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill that will bring Ancient Rome to life.

Vatican and Colosseum Combo Tour: Don’t Wait in Line to See the Best of Rome

(895)
Duration: Flexible
Experience Rome’s headline acts, the Vatican and the Colosseum, on this full-day combo, made even better by fast-track, skip-the-line access to both attractions. With an expert guide, head inside the hallowed Vatican Museums through an exclusive, reserved entrance, beating even the Standard skip-the-line priority lines. Witness its glorious artistic treasures, including Michelangelo’s extraordinary frescos in the Sistine Chapel. After free time for lunch (own expense), skip the lines at the Colosseum and Roman Forum, with a guided tour of the stunning amphitheatre and the Forum’s evocative ruins.

Omnia Rome and Vatican Pass - Including Hop-On Hop-Off and Fast Track Entry

(1099)
Duration: Flexible
2 great passes rolled into one:
- The Roma Pass allows free entry to 2 out of 6 top attractions plus discounts at 30 further top sights and a travel card.
- The Omnia Vatican Card allows entry to all top sights in Vatican City plus a 3 day hop on hop off bus tour.

Explore Rome and Vatican City at ease with the Omnia Vatican and Rome Pass – two must-have 3-day sightseeing passes that include entry to selected attractions, discounts and more. Enjoy fast-track-entry to the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter’s Basilica with the Omnia Card. Use the Rome Pass for general entry to two out of five possible attractions such as the Colosseum.

Other features of the Rome Pass include a hop-on hop-off bus ticket, a central Rome travelcard, guidebook and map.

PLEASE NOTE: Child passes (6-17 yrs old) do not include the Roma Pass (entry to 2 Rome landmarks of choice), nor a travelcard. Many museums in Rome are free for under 18s, and travel in Rome is free for under 10 yrs old.)

Colosseum, Pantheon and Roman Forum Express: Small Group Tour Skip-the-Line Pass

(880)
Duration: 3 hours
See the main monuments of Ancient Rome on this 3-hour tour with a small-group of no more than 13. Travel back to the days of the Roman Republic as you explore the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and the Pantheon. Walk in the footsteps of Roman emperors and fearless gladiator as your professional guide gives you the exciting history of these important monuments.
Private

Skip the Line: Colosseum & Roman Forum Tour

(310)
Duration: 3 hours
Go back in time to the days of the Roman Empire and admire two of the most amazing Roman highlights: the Colosseum & the Roman Forum on a private tour. And thanks to the help of a friendly local, you'll enjoy priority access with a skip the line ticket. Because there is really no time to waste and much to explore! A friendly local will be with you to explain and show hidden details as you explore these famous monuments. They will also be more than happy to share local recommendations of other places to visit and where to eat to fit your needs. Want to personalize your tour or perhaps adjust the itinerary to visit more spots? Feel free to contact your new local friend. Get the most out of your visit to Rome with a personalized tour! IMPORTANT: *Your skip the line ticket will need to be paid in cash on the day of the tour to your host. And, if you would like to add a tour of the 5th level and basement of the Colosseum, just ask your favorite local to buy the right ticket for you! ** ticket costs: Adults 18+ €14 per person, under 18 €2 per person *** Booking in 1 week in advance would be recommended to guarantee tickets

Big Bus Rome Hop-on Hop-off Open Top Tour

(798)
Duration: Flexible
Discover the best of Rome with an 8-stop, hop-on hop-off bus tour that covers the highlights of the Eternal City. Choose between a Classic, Premium or Deluxe ticket, and visit quintessential Rome landmarks such as the Colosseum, Pantheon and Circus Maximus, as well as Vatican City. Along the way, listen to recorded commentary about the city, its rich past, and its best-known sights. Each option includes VOX Digital Walking Tours.
Private

Rome's Treasures by Car with Airport Pickup

(252)
Duration: 3 hours
My tour is all you need once in Rome! Together we will have the best local, private and personal experience. I will pick you up from Fiumicino airport and will drive you to the city to show it to you in a couple of hours. We will see urban Ostiense quarter, the hidden spot not far away from the airport. Afterwards I will introduce to you the Testaccio district where all the nightlife happens. We will continue to check out a few must-see places like Circus Maximus or The Papal Basilica of St. Peter. We will pass by the Colosseum and ancient Roman Forum. We'll also go for a lovely stroll in Piazza del Popolo area, an iconic square in Rome. After you're properly introduced, I'll drop you off at your airport. If you're on a layover, then I will take you back to the airport, please get in touch for a personalized offer. Please note we're not entering any of the main attractions, let me if you'd like to do so and I'll arrange it for you. I can change anything in the itinerary to fit your preferences better, get in touch and let's see the best of Rome together!

Skip the Line Tour: Colosseum Official Guided Tour - Entrance Fee Included

(667)
Duration: an hour
Bypass the queue with this 1-hour skip-the-line small-group official Colosseum guided tour. Visit Rome's symbolic monument with a tour that makes it easy and fun for all ages. Learn about the amphitheater's history from a guide with an art and archaeology background.
Attractions: Colosseum

Skip the Line: Colosseum and Ancient Rome Small-Group Walking Tour Including Pantheon and Piazza Navona

(625)
Duration: 4 hours
The best way to experience ancient Rome is to join our 3.5-hour walking tour. It offers a perfect introduction to Rome’s fascinating history. Your professional guide will take you directly inside the Colosseum and the Roman Forum, passing the long lines at the entrance.

Hear stories of gladiator fights while exploring the Colosseum’s first and second tiers, learn about monuments such as the Curia at the Roman Forum, visit Capitoline Hill for a great view over the Roman Forum and enjoy photo stops at Rome’s big-name attractions, including Piazza Venezia, Pantheon and Piazza Navona.

Don’t waste precious time waiting in long lines! Join our skip-the-line tour to save time and enjoy your day admiring stunning monuments with an expert guide.

Maximum 18 people in a group guarantees personalized attention from your guide

Fast track Colosseum with Arena floor small group tour

(535)
Duration: 3 hours
Follow in the footsteps of Gladiators by accessing the Colosseum through the Gladiators' Gate!

Enjoy Fast Track access to the Amphitheater through a different entrance than the general public one. Meet your licensed expert guide at our tour office in Via Frangipane 30 and they will lead you with special access into the Colosseum located only a few minutes away. There, your group (maximum 20 people) will step directly onto the Arena and thus your 3 hour tour will begin! This tour includes the Amphitheater as well as the archaeological sites of the Roman Forum and the panoramic Palatine Hill!

Please note that due to the summer heatwave the duration of the tour may vary slightly according to the needs of the group as well as Health and Security regulations of the visited site.