Experience the Colosseum ‘Under the Moon’, an exclusive 3-hour night time group tour, where you will enjoy a romantic and magical evening. On this comprehensive walking tour, you will discover the principle attractions of Rome - the Ancient Roman Forum and Colosseum. Enjoy a glass of wine before entering off limit areas of the Colosseum after-hours, it will be just your group inside these areas at one time to keep it a VIP experience
Meet your guide just a short walk from the Colosseum at your selected time and have a glass of wine or a soft drink with the rest of your group. After 15 minutes of refreshments and talking with the group you will then be given an introduction to this historical area. Enjoy a relaxed walk along the famous Via Fori Imperiali. View the incredible archeological site of the Roman Forum from the outside while your guide explains it's history and importance and shows you Trajan’s Market. Headsets will be provided where the guide will talk into a microphone so everyone can hear. This walking introduction will last approximately one hour.Then enter the Colosseum and spend time looking in-depth at this ancient and hugely impressive archaeological site. Inside the Colosseum, your friendly and knowledgeable guide will explain how this colossal building’s construction took place. Learn of its wonderful yet sometimes terrifying history. Walk onto the reconstruction of the main stage, where all the action of the fighting took place and there you will have time to take pictures and imagine yourself as a Gladiator ready for battle. Head down to the Colosseum Dungeons, where the animals and Gladiators awaited their fate and hear of the atrocities that happened there. Then be guided through the Colosseum to the 2nd tier - where spectators enjoyed the ‘sports’ of ancient times. Spend 75 minutes inside the Colosseum.
You also have the option to join the extended tour which will take you to the Roman Forum. You will get exclusive after-hours access to the Forum area and also visit the newly re-opened Santa Maria Antiqua basilica. The extended tour is only available on Friday evening's. The total tour duration is around 3 hours. Bear in mind that during the week in Rome the Metro service finishes early, at 11:30pm, so a taxi may be required to get back to your hotel after the tour has finished.