Special access to arena floor, not usually open to public
Skip-the-line entry to Colosseum via the Gladiator’s Gate
Opportunity to explore the Roman Forum & Palatine Hill
Incredible tales of war, politics & betrayal in ancient Rome
Expert tour guide to share facts & commentary via headsets
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Guided walking tour of the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill
Skip-the-line entrance to the Colosseum via the Gladiator’s Gate
Skip-the-line entrance to the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill
Live tour commentary provided in English
Headset for tour commentary
What you can expect
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 as Covid restrictions relax in accordance with local regulations.
Stand in the spot where gladiators once clashed swords and battles raged before throngs of spectators as you visit the mighty Colosseum and get special access to the arena floor. Afterward, learn what daily life was like in ancient Rome as you walk in the footsteps of everyday citizens among the ruins of the Roman Forum.
Meet your guide near the formidable hulk of the Colosseum, the gigantic arena that drew Romans of all walks of life to watch violent fights between gladiators and beasts. Skip the long line to head inside, and enter the Colosseum through a special gate once used by gladiators themselves. Walk right onto the arena floor—an area not usually accessible to the public—and learn about the harrowing events that took place here for entertainment's sake centuries ago.
Spend a full hour exploring the rest of the Colosseum, from the ground floor up to the top, where you can see the Roman Forum from a distance before making your way across to Palatine Hill. Bypass the lines at this storied collection of ruins, and listen to your guide rebuild ancient Rome from the ground up through captivating stories. Hear tales of war, politics, and betrayal, and get introduced to some of the ancient world's larger-than-life characters as you roam around the markets, roads, and temples where the empire's citizens once lived, played, and prayed.