You'll want to fill it up, when you learn about our world famous Colosseum Underground Tour!
This tour will include some light hiking up the hill and walking on uneven terrain.
We don't expect you to spend your vacation standing in line when visiting top sights like the colosseum. So we make sure all our groups get to skip the line entry at the Colosseum. Time well spent!
You'll access one of the areas of the Colosseum restricted to the general public and regular tour groups. Everyone should feel like a VIP on vacation!
With our professional English-Speaking guide, you'll walk onto the reconstructed arena floor in the heart of the Colosseum. Cameras at the ready as you take center stage in the gladiatorial ring.
There's plenty more to see in the Colosseum. As part of this 3 hour tour, you'll be taken around the first and second level of the ancient amphitheater as you learn about gladiators in ancient Rome.
There's a lot more to ancient Rome than the Colosseum. Next stop on this guided tour is to the epicenter of the ancient Roman Empire - the Roman Forum.
As you walk on the same roads once trodden by Emperors, you'll visit sights like Julius Caesar's temple and the famous arch of Titus.
Your guide will explain how and why a group of women were responsible for keeping a flame eternally lit in their sacred temple.
You'll be shown the statues of the Vestal Virgins that stand in the garden of the temple, as you're told about why these women were so highly respected in ancient Roman society.
This is the biggest triumphal arch in Rome. At 21 meters high, it celebrates Emperor Constantine's victory over Maxentius and reminds us of the Emperor who legalized Christianity in Rome.
This building was so significant in ancient Rome. You'll see the exterior as your guide explains how some of the most important decisions in ancient rome were made here.
Buildings that still stand in the ancient Forum remind us of some of the greatest men that ever lived, like the Temple of Antoninus & Faustina. But who were these characters in ancient Rome?
This is a marvel of Roman architecture. Towering above all other buildings in the area, it is hard to miss the ruins of this incredible cathedral. Your guide will take you to see it!
Before finishing you'll visit this Arch inside the Forum. Here, you'll see one of the earliest carved reliefs of the Menorah. Your guide will explain the Jewish Rebellion against the Romans in 70AD.
ACCESS THE ARENA FLOOR WHICH IS RESTRICTED TO MOST VISITORS
PASSIONATE LOCAL ENGLISH-SPEAKING GUIDE
SKIP THE LINE VIP ADMISSION INCLUDED WITH GUIDE & TICKETS.
What makes The Colosseum Arena Floor Tour one of the best Colosseum tours in Rome? This guided tour not only includes Colosseum skip the line tickets, but you'll get to enter the Colosseum through a completely different entrance than the one used for regular tour groups and the general public. You'll then get to go behind the scenes onto the reconstructed Arena Floor, walking out onto the area through the "Death Gate".
This tour does not include access to the Colosseum underground and third ring, and instead focused on visiting the best of the restricted areas: the Colosseum Arena Floor. After touring the Arena Floor and the Colosseum with our expert English-speaking guide, you'll then be given a guided tour of the Roman Forum. The experience as a whole lasts for 2.5 hours. Guide, Tickets and Admissions are included. Group Size 25 - If you are looking for a smaller group try our Colosseum Undergound Tour.
You'll be taken into the heart of the Colosseum, as you escape the regular crowds and walk out onto the coolest of the restricted areas - the reconstructed Arena Floor. Our guide will take your group on a journey through time as you imagine yourself in the shoes of a gladiator, surrounded by 60,000 screaming spectators, not knowing if they were wishing death on you or your opponent. You'll learn about the numerous types of games that once took place in the Colosseum and hear the tales of heroic gladiators who used to fight for their lives in order to entertain Emperors and local Romans alike. Yet, they were not the only living creatures that were used for entertainment. As you are shown the opening to the reconstructed trap door, your imagination will be let loose, hearing about the types of wild animals that also once contributed to the Colosseum's popularity and significance in ancient Roman society.
Cameras at the ready! This is the best place in the Colosseum for a photo opportunity. There will be plenty of time to take photos of you acting victorious on the Arena Floor. At the same time, members of the general public will be looking down at your group wondering "How did they get there?" This is because, you'll be standing in an area of the Colosseum that is not accessible by those who have regular Colosseum tickets.
After the Arena Floor, our guide will take you on a journey to visit the Colosseum's first and second level. You'll be shown where the Emperors once sat, and be told all about the rules of the games that applied to competitors and to spectators. You'll also find out why the ancient amphitheater has been given the name "Colosseum" and much much more!
Our guide's mission is to help make the history of the Colosseum come alive in front of your eyes, by using colorful descriptions and visual aids. There will be plenty of time for photos. Don't forget to ask your guide to take one of you inside one of the most famous structures in the world. After spending a totla of 1.5 hours inside of the Colosseum, next stop...your Roman Forum guided tour!
This Colosseum Arena Floor tour includes Roman Forum tickets and a guided tour of the ancient ruins inside. For this 1 hour section of the tour, your guide will remain the same. All of our professional guides are trained to be both Colosseum tour guides and Roman Forum tour guides.
This area, also referred to as the "Ancient City", is a Roman archeological site which was once the location of "Downtown" Ancient Rome. Once inside, you'll be taken to visit some of the most famous Roman Forum buildings, such as ancient temples and structures. You'll see the Temple of Julius Caesar, Arch of Titus, Roman Senate House and much more!
Our expert guide will help you rebuild these structures in your mind with a visual display book as you learn about the importance of this area throughout the Roman Empire. You'll be walking down the same roads as those taken by past Emperors and philosophers - it really does feel like you're reliving some of the history.
You'll finish the tour within the Roman Forum and be given free reign to wander around afterwards. Once our guide has left your group, you can climb up the Palatine Hill and take in views over Circus Maximus, or simply perch on an ancient piece of marble and take in your picturesque surroundings. You'll have snapped plenty of photos by now, but there's always time to take more!
By the end of the tour, our guide will have given you a thorough introduction to what life was like during the 1st - 4th century A.D. in Ancient Rome. With your camera full of pictures and your mind full of interesting facts and stories, you can leave the Colosseum and Roman Forum knowing you have been successful in conquering the ancient history of Rome!
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* Upon booking, we will send you an email requesting the dates of birth and the names of all members in your party. If you have CHILDREN under the age of 18 in your party, please also send us a copy of their passports for proof of age so we can purchase their tickets in advance.** In cases of heavy rainfall, the Colosseum management can close the Arena Floor at the last minute for reasons of safety. In such circumstances, we will do our best to make other arrangements for you to see the Arena Floor, but cannot guarantee availability on a substitute date. The Roman Guy runs guided tours rain or shine. If your group is subject to closures by the Colosseum and do not get access to the Arena Floor due to bad weather, we will still continue with a 2.5hour tour of the Colosseum and Roman Forum, excluding the Arena Floor.
Green Souvenir Kiosk in front of the "Colosseo" metro stop - located just outside the lower level.
Where to Meet
What to Bring
Student (18-25 w/ I.D.)
Child (6 or under)
*Price Per Person
Don’t want to test yourself with public transportation in Rome? Choose an add-on transfer! A taxi is a less-expensive option, but for a convenient and luxury door-to-door experience, add our private climate controlled transportation from your hotel located in the city center to the meeting point of the tour. -€55.00]
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Senior (65+) [€51.00]
Student (18-25 w/ I.D.) [€49.00]
Youth (7-17) [€45.00]
Child (6 or under) [€24.00]
The Roman Guy offers a 95% refund on cancellations made more than 72 hours prior to your tour taking place. Cancellations made within 72 hours of your tour taking place cannot be refunded but we will do our best to accommodate you on another tour or date, pending availability.
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Julia was our guide and was absolutely wonderful. Her knowledge and passion for Rome and its history showed and her positive and humorous personality Julia was our guide and was absolutely wonderful. Her knowledge and passion for Rome and its history showed and her positive and humorous personality was contagious. I have been on many tours but this one stands alone at the top...more
I had already taken a vatican tour with The Roman Guy and then I heard about the behind the scenes Colosseum Arena Floor tour.
They also had the undI had already taken a vatican tour with The Roman Guy and then I heard about the behind the scenes Colosseum Arena Floor tour.
They also had the underground tour, but I didn't want to spend most of the day touring and decided the shorter arena floor tour was perfect. We still felt like VIPs and it was also cheaper!
We had a blast! The photos we took have been passed around family. It really did feel special escaping all the crowds and getting to see the special arena floor area thorough a special back gate entrance.
Again, our guide was amazing. The Roman Guy really made our vacation special. I feel like their cheerleader! ..more
If you want an experience of a life time book with the Roman Guy but ask for Raffa, WOW she is phenomenal her passion and knowledge on our tour of theIf you want an experience of a life time book with the Roman Guy but ask for Raffa, WOW she is phenomenal her passion and knowledge on our tour of the Colosseum was incredible, especially the walk through onto the arena, its was extremely overwhelming experience, moments and memories that will stay within me forever, THANK YOU RAFFA you were Phenomenal !!! I would recommend your toured guide to the World. ..more