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!

Colosseum, Palatine Hill & Roman Forum Skip-the-Line Tour

Duration: 2 hours - 3 hours
The ancient glory of Rome is reborn! Skip the line at three of the Eternal City’s most significant remnants: the Colosseum, Palatine Hill and Roman Forum. Your expert guide will rebuild the ruins with tales of Ancient Rome’s heyday.

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

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 expert, English-speaking tour guide will share anecdotes and history throughout the tour, rebuilding the impressive ruins with tales of Ancient Rome’s heyday.

Optional upgrade to the Ancient Rome and Colosseum Tour: Underground Chambers, Arena and Upper Tier (3.5 hours) For a more thorough exploration of the Colosseum, select the upgrade option when booking for a tour that includes access to the third tier, arena floor and underground chambers—sections of the Colosseum that are either newly opened or typically closed to the general public.

Rome: Colosseum, Roman Forum, Palatine Hill Priority Tickets

Duration: 3 hours - 2 days
Get into the Colosseum, Palatine Hill, and Roman Forum in central Rome through the fast track entrance with a combined package. Enjoy a hassle-free experience at your own pace. Marvel at the remains of some of the greatest monuments of the Roman Republic.

Rome Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour

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.

Colosseum Underground with Arena Floor Access Guided Tour & Roman Forum

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

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!

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

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.

City Sightseeing Rome Hop-on Hop-off Bus & Free Audio Tour

Duration: a day - 3 days
See Rome on an open-top, double-decker bus and discover the city’s main sights on by bus and by foot. See the Vatican, the Spanish Steps, the Colosseum, the Forum, and many more sites with your 1-day, 24, 48 or 72-hour hop-on hop-off sightseeing ticket.
Private

90 Minutes Kickstart Tour of Rome

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!

Vatican & Rome City Pass with Free Transportation

Duration: 3 days
Enjoy fast-track entry to Rome’s historic sites, such as St. Peter’s Basilica, the Vatican Museums, and the Colosseum, with a 3-day combined city pass. Get discounted entry to more than 30 sights, and explore Rome on the hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus.

Rome: 3.5-Hour Colosseum and Ancient Rome Walking Tour

Duration: 3 hours - 4 hours
Skip the long lines and visit the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, the Capitoline Hill, Piazza Venezia, the Pantheon and Piazza Navona on this 3.5-hour guided walking tour in a small group with a maximum of 18 people.
Private

A Day Like a Roman Tour

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!

Rome: Colosseum Underground, Arena, Roman Forum & Hill Tour

Duration: 2 hours - 4 hours
Enjoy exclusive access to areas of the Colosseum not available on a regular ticket such as the Underground, Arena and upper tiers. Learn more about everyday life in Ancient Rome at the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill.

Rome: Hop-on, Hop-off Sightseeing Bus Tour

Duration: a day - 3 days
See the sights of Rome at your own pace on board an open-top hop-on and hop-off sightseeing bus. Access 2 loops in the historic city center to visit sites such as the Spanish Steps, the Vatican Museums and the Colosseum.
Private

Skip the Line: Colosseum & Roman Forum Tour

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
Private

Rome's Treasures by Car with Airport Pickup

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!

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

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, and then visit magnificent St Peter’s Basilica. 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.

Rome by Night Walking Tour

Duration: 3 hours
Step back in time to the days of the Roman Empire on this 3-hour walking tour of Rome by night. Discover top city attractions such as the Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona and the Pantheon. Wander beneath Ancient Roman ruins at the Forum on Capitoline Hill, and marvel at the mighty Colosseum. The perfect pre-dinner activity, this 3-hour guided walking tour is the ideal introduction to Rome's famous sights and nighttime ambiance. Experience the romance and beauty of Rome as the sun sets and the evening lights illuminate the city.

Colosseum and Palatine Hill Skip-the-Line Tour

Duration: 3 hours - 3 hours
Travel back to the days of the Roman Empire on a 2.5-hour skip-the-line tour of the Colosseum, Imperial Forum, and Palatine Hill. See the ruins of temples and the mighty Flavian Amphitheatre. Ascend one of the legendary “7 Hills of Rome.”
Private

3hr Private Vespa Tour with AR Headset

Duration: 3 hours
Join my friend and me for a unique tour where you will see the most and the best of Rome. The best part? You'll be able to see what Rome used to look 2,000 years ago with an augmented reality headset! On a fun panoramic ride on the back of our Vespa, you can see the main highlights of Rome without losing time waiting for public transport. Imagine riding by the Colosseum, Vatican, the Temple of Venus and much much more. This is the best way to experience everything the 'Eternal City' has to offer. Want to taste a bit of Rome? On our way around the city, we can make a stop at one of the best places for gelato & Roman street food, if you wish to! Besides checking out the most important Roman monuments, you will get a chance to take amazing photos since we know the best spots to park and catch the incredible scenery of Rome. We can also give you insights and tell you the history of all of the places we visit. And with the help of the AR headset, no need to imagine how Rome used to look, it will appear right in front your eyes! We are safe drivers and we cannot wait to show you this incredible city from the back of our Vespa. Some of my friends speak French, German and Spanish as well! If there are any other places in the city you would like to see, let me know and we'll be happy to personalize your tour the way you want it. Get ready for a local experience you will never forget!