Private Colosseum and Roman Forum Tour with Restricted Access

Skip the Line Colosseum Tickets

This private Colosseum tour will make you feel like you've truly conquered this incredible site, a must-see attraction when visiting Rome. This tour includes the Colosseum Arena Floor, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill.

Rugged

This tour will include several flights of stairs and some walking on uneven terrain/hills.

3 h
custom size
from 5 reviews
1 Roman Colosseum
2 Arena Floor
3 Ancient Roman Forum
4 Arch of Constantine
5 Temple of Caesar
6 Rome's Eternal Flame
7 Stadium of Domitian
8 Palatine Hill
9 Arch of Titus
10 Vestal Virgin Atrium
11 Basilica of Antoninus and Faustina
12 Senate House
13 Basilica of Maxentius and Constantine

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Colosseum
Arena Floor
1st & 2nd Level
Roman Forum
Palatine Hill

Used for gladiator fights, mock sea battles, animal hunts and fights, mythology drama shows and even public executions, the Colosseum is a must-see attraction in Rome. Witness the incredible history of this 2,000 year old structure up close on a private skip the line Colosseum tour. Go back in time on an authentic gladiator experience as you enter the reconstructed Arena Floor through the “Gate of Death”. Plus, take a guided stroll through the Roman Forum and climb Palantine Hill. This 3-hour includes the following:

  • - A private skip the line Colosseum Arena Floor tour
  • - A guided tour of the Roman Forum and Palantine Hill
  • - A private and professional English-speaking guide
  • - A custom group size

Colosseum Arena Floor Tickets

Travel back in time as you trace the footsteps of gladiators. Walk under a great archway known as the "Porta Libitina" or "Gate of Death" and out onto the reconstructed Arena Floor, where the savage games once took place. The Gate of Death earned its name because only the dead passed through this exit after losing their lives in battle. Facing death at the hands of ferocious human or animal opponents, gladiators fought surrounded by 60,000 screaming spectators. Most Colosseum visitors aren’t allowed on the Arena Floor, but this private tour includes privileged access.

A Guided Roman Forum Tour

The Roman Guy’s Colosseum Arena Floor tour includes a guided tour of Roman Forum. Walk past the long line of people and skip the line to go directly inside with your private guide. Full of incredible ruins, the Roman Forum is the former site of downtown ancient Rome. Visit some of the most famous Roman Forum buildings, including the Temple of Julius Caesar, Arch of Titus, the Temple of Vesta and the Roman Senate House. Relive ancient history as you walk down the same roads taken by famous Roman Emperors and philosophers.

Climb Palatine Hill

Learn about the larger-than-life characters Mark Antony, Cleopatra, Julius Caesar and more. And last but not least, sandwiched between the Roman Forum and the Circus Maximus, is the Palatine Hill. This awe-inspiring area of towering pine trees, majestic ruins and unparalleled views was where Romulus was said to have founded Rome in 753 B.C. This is also where Rome's emperors lived in opulent luxury. Once one of ancient Rome’s most exclusive neighborhoods, the Palatine Hill is still an awe-inspiring place. With views of Circus Maximus and the Forum, don’t miss this incredible photo opportunity.

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