Skip The Line With Arena Entrance: Ancient Rome Private Tour

Rome, Italy

Experience Rating
icon3 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 6 more

Explore major landmarks of Ancient Rome with a private guide during this half-day tour. Skip the hassle of waiting in line and enter the Colosseum through the Gladiator’s gate with a timed ticket. Visit the arena floor of the Colosseum plus the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill.
  • Follow a private guide through Ancient Roman landmarks
  • Skip the line for quick entry into the Colosseum
  • Step out onto the Colosseum’s arena floor where gladiators once fought
  • Learn about Ancient Roman history at the Roman Forum

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

This three-hour Colosseum tour includes special access to the arena floor.

Private licensed guide for 3 hours
Special access from the Arena of the Colosseum
Skip-the-line tickets
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

Arch of Constantine, Via di San Gregorio, 00186 Roma RM, Italy

Return Details

Roman Forum, Via della Salara Vecchia, 5/6, 00186 Roma RM, Italy
Pass By:  
You will meet your guide at the Arch of Constantine and before approaching the special entrance of the Arena usually closed to the general public.
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
You will enter the Colosseum with skip-the-line tickets in order to avoid the usual line. The Arena will be the first site of your tour. With your guide, you will walk through the stage of the Colosseum, where gladiators and animals used to fight in the past. From here, you will have the chance to admire really close the underground of the Colosseum and learn all about what happened there. After the visit to the arena, your tour will proceed with the regular areas of the Colosseum (the second level). You will see the different spots from where Romans used to watch the shows, and you will also notice the place reserved to the Emperors and their families.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
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Palatine Hill
Then, you will proceed to the Palatine Hill. Here, there are ruins of palaces of nobles families and emperors. It was a special location to build a house: from here you can admire an amazing view of Rome!
Duration: 45 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Roman Forum
Finally, you will have the opportunity to admire the Roman Forum, where you will be able to see the ruins of temples. It was the place where roman daily life took place.
Duration: 45 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
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Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please note: the order of the itinerary might change due to the availability of tickets
  • Please note: if you arrive late you might loose the entrance
  • In case of extreme weather the arena might be closed
  • A copy of your ID or driver license is necessary for the entrance to the Colosseum
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Please note: in some areas of the attractions the stroller must be carried by yourself in your arms, due to architectural restrictions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation policy

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties. Learn more about cancellations.


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