Private Rome Tour with Exclusive Colosseum Access

Cultural & Theme Tours in Rome

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Tour the Colosseum in Rome with this private 3-hour tour with a skip-the-line ticket. Enjoy access to the areas of the Colosseum, including places normally off-limits to visitors. Explore the Colosseum's underground chambers and see where wild animals were caged. See the arena where gladiators once fought. Next, visit the Roman Forum to see the most important archaeological sites of Rome.
Enjoy a private visit to the heart of the ancient city of Rome to walk among temples, meeting places, and triumphal arches.Our visit begins on the site that over the centuries has become the symbol of the city, the Colosseum, built by the Emperors of the Flavian dynasty. Learn about its rich history of gladiators, slaves, and ferocious animals - and also cruelty, discipline, and clemency.Moving on we will visit the area that witnessed the birth and development of the Roman civilization: the Forum, which was the political, social, religious, and economic heart of the Roman Republic. Some of the most ancient places of worship can be found in the forum and visitors can still glimpse the remains of venerable temples.Because of some restrictions by the Colosseum Authorities the part of Underground Chambers visit will be conducted by a local expert archaeologist of the Colosseum and will be in a groupThis tour evokes images of Roman senators, soldiers, matrons, and orators, so it feels like they are with us today as we walk from the Colosseum to the Forum.

What’s included

  • Professional Blue Badge guide
  • Colosseum skip-the-line Ticket
  • Walking tour
  • Roman Forum Tickets
  • Colosseum Underground Tickets

What’s not included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Colosseum Third Level and Terrace


  • Fully narrated tour
  • Led by a Blue Badge guide
  • Led by a local guide
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience