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Our Colosseum Tours will reveal all the secrets of the Colosseum in Rome.

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The best Colosseum tours that you can book online.

Should You book a Colosseum tour?

Special walking tours are available every day. All you need to do is choose the tour and time best suited for you. You can skip the line at the entrance, and save time to explore the rest of Rome. Therefore we collected some of the best tours of the Colosseum that you will undoubtedly enjoy. A Guided tour will provide a better sense of the Colosseum, and give you an insight into its many uses, as well as teach you interesting facts about the historic site. One significant advantage of booking the Colosseum tour is that your guide can take you to the parts of the Colosseum, which are not accessible if you go by yourself.

We will help you find and book the best Colosseum tour!

It can be challenging finding the best tour option among all the options that are available online. We have selected the best tours of the Colosseum with high value for money. You can thank us later!
Tour groups are intentionally small, which contributes to making your experience the best possible. Since tours take place outside and almost exclusively in areas without shade, bring a lot of water and make sure you protect yourself with sunscreen.

Experience More by going on a Rome Colosseum tour!

Get a view of imperial Rome from above or visit the shabby abdomen of the Colosseum. Guided Colosseum Tours provide exclusive access to different parts of the Colosseum, which standard ticket does not include.

Recommended Colosseum Tours

We have selected tours that offer something for everyone. Whether you want a quicker Colosseum and Arena Floor Guided Tour, or you wish to skip the heat by having a Rome Colosseum Tour by night and see the Colosseum Underground. The tours can last from one and a half hour to seven hours for the tour that includes Colosseum, Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and Basilica Tour.

All the Colosseum tours include a Skip-the-line entrance ticket.

Colosseum Tours Prices and Overview

Read more about the best 6 Colosseum tours below, after this table overview

Tour Options Price from
Arena Floor Tour
English, German, French
€ 46 /per person More Info
Colosseum Guided Tour
English, German, French, Spanish Portuguese
€ 55 /per person More Info
Colosseum With Underground Tour
English, German, French
€ 69 /per person More Info
Vatican Museum & Colosseum Tour
English, German, French, Spanish Portuguese
€ 100 /per person More Info
Colosseum Night Tour
€ 80 /per person More Info
Colosseum Self-Guided Virtual Reality Tour
English, Italian, Spanish, German, Portuguese
€ 55 /per person More Info
Rome Hop-on Hop-off Tour
13 languages
€ 15 /per person More Info
Rome by Vintage Vespa Tour
English, Italian, French, German
€ 110 /per person More Info
Rome by Bike Tour
€ 50 /per person More Info
Colosseum Private Tour
English, German, French, Spanish, Italian
€ 200 /per person More Info

6 Hand Picked Best Colosseum Tours!

You should book in advance since these tours usually sell out fast!

If you want a quick Colosseum tour with exclusive arena floor access:

From € 46

English / German / French

1. Arena Floor Tour

If you want a quick Colosseum tour with exclusive arena floor access, this “About Colosseum & Arena Floor Tour” would be perfect for you. This tour lasts for 1.5 hours and includes Skip the line ticket, as well as entrance to the Palatine Hill and Roman Forum. Places in the small tour groups are limited, so book your spot as soon as possible.

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If you want a full Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill tour:

From € 55

English / German / Spanish / French
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2. Colosseum Guided Tour

If you are looking for a Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill tour, the “Colosseum and Ancient Rome Walking Tour” could be just right for you! During this 3 hour tour, you can discover more about the Roman Empire, see the tomb of Julius Caesar, and explore Via Sacra.

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If you want to see the Colosseum Underground and its secrets:

From € 69

English / German / French

3. Colosseum With Underground Tour

Discover the Colosseum Underground and its secrets by booking “Colosseum Underground, Arena and Forum Tour.” With this tour, you are getting the privileged access to sections of the Colosseum not available on a standard ticket, such as the Underground, Arena, and fourth and fifth tier.

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If you want to see more attractions in Rome than just Colosseum:

From € 100

English / Spanish / German / French
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4. Vatican Museum & Colosseum Tour

If you want to explore more attractions in Rome beyond the Colosseum book this “Colosseum, Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel & Basilica Tour.” During this full-day tour with an expert, you will visit Rome’s most famous artworks and monuments.

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If you don't like high temperatures try visiting the Colosseum at night:

From € 80

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5. Colosseum Night Tour

If you’re not a fan of high temperatures, try visiting the Colosseum at night. This tour offers exclusive access without any crowds and fantastic, mystical atmosphere of the Colosseum during the dark.

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Experience the Colosseum Through Different Eyes!

From € 55

English / Italian / Spanish / German
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6. Colosseum Self-Guided Virtual Reality Tour

If you would like to try something new, this interactive Virtual Reality Colosseum Tour is an excellent choice for you. See the reconstruction of the Colosseum in 3D, combined with audio commentary.

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Why Should You Book Colosseum Tours With GetYourGuide?

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The best way to see many of Rome's cultural and historic sites is by going on a guided tour!

Booking a tour to get a better insight into the Colosseum is worth it!

FAQ - Frequently asked questions about Colosseum Tours

How long does the Colosseum tour take?

Guided Colosseum tours can last from 1.5 to 3 hours, depending on which type of tour you choose. If you decide to visit the Colosseum without a tour guide or an audio guide, you will need approx. 1 hour for your visit.

How much is the Colosseum tour?

The Colosseum tours vary in price, they can cost anywhere from 15€ up to 100€, or more. It all depends on what kind of Colosseum tour you book, and how detailed you want it to be. We suggest booking one of the tours we have selected because you'll get best value for money!

When can I book the Colosseum tour?

Colosseum tours are available all year round. The Colosseum is not open only on January 1st, May 1st, and December 25th.

Can you tour the Colosseum on your own?

If you are not a fan of group tours and would like to explore the Colosseum at your own pace, there are audio guides available. They will provide you needed information and navigation to know your way around and inside of the Colosseum.

Find out useful tips about visiting the Colosseum.

Explore the Colosseum at your own pace!

Would you prefer to take your time and not be limited by having a tour guide? Download an audio guide and take your time exploring the beauty of the Colosseum.

Good To Know

The Colosseum has on-site toilets, although the waiting time can take a while.

There are no luggage facilities, cafes and restaurants on-site.

The Colosseum’s security is a significant consideration. There are metal detectors and bag scanners at every entrance.

You can not take your luggage or suitcase inside the Colosseum; only small bags are allowed.

The Colosseum is very accessible for people with reduced mobility. Available routes are marked.

Bring only essentials! To minimize your time during the security check, bring as little as possible.

Plan ahead! We highly recommend you book your tour ahead and set aside the majority of your day to visit the Colosseum.