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Colosseum guided tour

Purchase your guided tour of the Colosseum

Visiting the Colosseum is the ‘must-see main attraction to discover all the charms of the eternal city.


Discover the best Colosseum guided tour in Rome

It is very important to book the tour of the monument by relying on an experienced guide in order to fully appreciate all the beauty of the Flavian amphitheater and avoid standing in line through the skip-the-line ticket.


BEWARE of the “skip the line” ticket, which is only available for purchase online.

We recommend that you book your ticket now and we guarantee priority access to the Colosseum.

Care must be taken, because some online companies offer “skip the line” tickets that often prove ineffective, as they do not really offer priority access, but simply allow you to avoid the ticket line. Therefore, it is always best to choose a ticket that guarantees real priority access to avoid nasty surprises.

Guided Tours

Organized tours offer the opportunity to avoid long lines and discover in depth the secrets and curiosities of the Colosseum and its surroundings, always under expert guidance.

Underground Tour

The tour will give you access to the basement of the amphitheater where you can discover the secrets of the arena and the stories of gladiator fights and the beasts that were used for performances here. This hidden area of the Colosseum is accessible only by guided tour and will allow you to discover the symbolic importance it held during arena performances.

Tour Arena

Guided tour with safe access to the Colosseum: This tour offers priority access to the Colosseum, without having to wait in line with a choice of group or private tour. The duration of the tour is about 2 1/2 hours, and the price varies according to the type of ticket

Private Colosseum Tour: this tour allows you to book a private guide for you and your group, providing a personalized and flexible sightseeing experience.

Multimedia Tour: This tour combines technology and history in an augmented reality experience in and around the Colosseum, being able to see the amphitheater as it appeared in ancient times.

Night Tour

This guided tour allows you to visit the Colosseum at night, when the view of the monument is particularly striking and romantic.

Visit the Colosseum by night

The uniqueness of visiting Rome’s Colosseum at night lies in the unique and evocative experience it offers. During the day, the Colosseum is crowded with visitors and a lot of noise, while at night the view of the monument is much more intimate and atmospheric, creating a magical romantic and charming atmosphere. The amphitheater is illuminated by outdoor lights that make it even more majestic and impressive, creating a particularly striking and romantic play of light and shadow.


Arrange a guided tour of the Colosseum by purchasing your ticket online

Online purchase of tickets to the Colosseum can provide priority access to the monument, thanks to the “skip the line” option reserved for visitors who have purchased tickets in advance.

This priority entrance option is especially important during peak season when the Colosseum is very crowded and the lines to purchase tickets can be extremely long, risking largely wiping out the time you had devoted to visiting the monument.

Why choose the guided tour of the Colosseum in Rome?

Purchasing tickets in advance for a guided tour of the Colosseum in Rome is highly recommended for several reasons. First, it will prevent you from having to wait in line unnecessarily, saving you valuable time and ensuring a quieter and more organized visit. Also, during peak season or on holidays, tickets may sell out, so buying in advance guarantees you admission during the specified day and time. Finally, buying online allows you to get discounts and promotions, as well as access to exclusive tours and guided visits. Advance ticket purchase for the Colosseum grants you ‘priority access and a more enjoyable and organized experience during your visit.

Do tours have free cancellation?

The terms and conditions of Colosseum sightseeing tours may vary depending on the tour operator or tour guide you choose to use. However, many tour operators offer the option to cancel your reservation with a certain amount of notice without penalty or additional cost.

Can I choose tours with small groups?

Absolutely, to best enjoy the beauty of the amphitheater you can opt for a private tour .

Is it recommended to visit the underground of the Colosseum?

Absolutely, a visit to the underground of the Colosseum is particularly impressive and exciting. To descend into the basement of the Flavian amphitheater is to step back in time and immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere of ancient Rome. Through the underground corridors, you can find out how the games were prepared and how the organization of the amphitheater structure worked. In addition, you will have the opportunity to see firsthand the beast traps and gladiators, which underscore the depth of history and brutality of Roman-era fighting. A visit to the underground of the Colosseum is definitely not to be missed by all those who wish to discover the history and beauty of this famous monument that is a symbol of Rome.


Let yourself be enchanted by the Palatine Roman Forum and the Imperial Fora

If you are interested in discovering the Colosseum , you may consider purchasing a guided tour of the Colosseum and the Palatine Roman Forum and Imperial Forums directly. These main attractions are unmissable for discovering the heart of ancient Rome. By booking a tour that includes all three sites, you will save yourself the time and stress of booking and planning three separate visits. With a tour, everything is organized for you, which will allow you to enjoy the experience in a more relaxed and enjoyable way, thanks to the historical and cultural information provided by the expert guide. Near the Colosseum and Imperial Forum area, you can find actors and street performers who dress up as gladiators or Roman senators and emperors to amusingly offer you a souvenir photo of your visit.

In addition to visiting the Colosseum, you can also choose other tours of ancient Rome

Visit Rome and discover the Vatican museums and the Sistine Chapel. The best way is to always rely on a tour guide, but it is essential to purchase your admission ticket online to ensure that you have priority access to the museum and do not risk missing your visit.

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