Ancient Rome Tour: Colosseum Underground, Arena and Forum

Rome, Italy

Experience Rating
icon2 hours 30 minutes to 3 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 1 more

Discover the wonders of the Colosseum—and see sides of the UNESCO-listed landmark that most visitors miss—on this introductory tour. Meet your guide and, with skip-the-line access, make your way inside. You’ll learn about the Colosseum and see the arena before exploring the underground areas that few travelers get to see. Next, the tour also includes entry to the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. See the sights with your guide and, once the tour ends, choose to explore further if you wish.
  • See sides of the UNESCO-listed Colosseum that many visitors miss
  • Audio headsets ensure you hear your guide’s every word
  • Explore the highlights of the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill
  • Skip-the-line access saves you time and helps you beat the crowds

Guided access into the Arena, Undergrounds and Upper Levels (if Upper Levels option chosen during booking)
All taxes, fees and handling charges
Headsets to hear the guide clearly
Local guide
Guaranteed to skip the long lines
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

Fontana del Colosseo, 00184 Roma RM, Italy

Return Details

Unnamed Road, 00186 Roma RM, Italy
Pass By:  
La Fontana del Colosseo
Meet pur staff at the by the Colosseum (next to the Metro station exit) and walk together into the amphitheater
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Meet your guide inside the Colosseum. Start your tour in the Arena, then into the Undergrounds and up to the first level, and, if the relative option is schosen during booking, go further up to the 4th and 5th levels for a breathtaking view over the arena
Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Pass By:  
After the Colosseum part of the tour is finished you will be given about 20 minutes free time to wander on your own. Then you will meet the guide for the second part of the tour right in front of the exit gate of the Colosseum.
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Roman Forum
You will visit the archeological area of the Roman Forums and Palatine Hill. Your guide will deliver the fascinating history of this ancient place. After the tour, you will be free to explore on your own as long as you wish.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please be at the meeting point 30 minutes before the tour starts in order to complete signup and to clear security checks. The tour will start inside the Colosseum and we will leave the meeting point 15 minutes before the starting time
  • We cannot accomodate, refund or reschedule late arrivals
  • A moderate amount of walking and steps are involved; wear comfortable walking shoes
  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible
  • This tour is subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • You will pass through strict security checks both at the Colosseum and at the Roman Forum entrance
  • Please be aware that security check lines are not skippable
  • Flying drones and knives of any kind are strictly forbidden. Neither trolleys and big backpacks nor animals are allowed into the Colosseum. Glass/metal containers and sprays of any kind are also not allowed.
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Other customers suggest to bring a bottle of water and a hat/sun-protection if travelling in summer time.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travelers

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.Learn more about cancellations.

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