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The best Colosseum tours that you can book online!

Should You Book a Colosseum tour?

We’ve handpicked the best Colosseum tours for you! Simply pick a tour and time that suits you best and enjoy the benefit of skipping the entrance line, saving more time to see Rome.

A guided tour enhances your understanding of the Colosseum, offering insights into its diverse history and interesting facts. An added perk is access to exclusive areas of the Colosseum, which are otherwise off-limits without a guide.

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

It can be challenging to find the best Colosseum tours option among all the available choices. That’s why we have selected the best tours of the Colosseum with high value for money. You can thank us later!

Tour groups are intentionally small, contributing to making your experience the best possible. Since tours take place outside and almost exclusively in areas without shade, we suggest to bring a lot of water and make sure you protect yourself with sunscreen.

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Experience More by going on a Rome Colosseum tour!

Our guided tours offer a unique exploration of the Colosseum, giving you special access to areas not usually open with a standard ticket! You can enjoy stunning views of Rome from the upper levels of this historic site, and also get a chance to delve into the fascinating history of the lower levels. A guided Colosseum tour will allow you to uncover the hidden secrets of one of the world’s most iconic landmarks, bringing to life its rich history and architectural wonder!

Recommended Colosseum Tours

We have selected tours that offer something for everyone. Whether you want a quick Colosseum and Arena Floor Guided Tour, prefer to avoid the heat with a Rome Colosseum Night Tour, or want to explore the Colosseum Underground, we have it all! Our tours range from one and a half to seven hours, covering the Colosseum, Roman Forum, Vatican Museums, and Sistine Chapel.

All the Colosseum tours include Skip-the-Line Access & Free Cancellation Policy!

Colosseum Tours – Prices & Overview

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Colosseum Guided Tour
Likely to sell out
Colosseum Guided Tour

Explore the Colosseum & Roman Forum & Palatine Hill with a guide and enjoy priority access

Colosseum Arena Floor Tour
Limited time offer
Colosseum Arena Floor Tour

Enter the Arena Floor and get the real gladiator's experience

€ 99
€ 79,20
Colosseum Underground Tour
Popular choice
Colosseum Underground Tour

Get privileged access to hidden sections of the Colosseum, not included with a standard ticket

Colosseum Early Morning Tour
Top pick
Colosseum Early Morning Tour

Escape the crowds & visit the Colosseum at sunrise

€ 59
€ 47,20
Colosseum Night Tour
Recommended
Colosseum Night Tour

Get away from the crowds & discover the Colosseum under the stars

Colosseum Private Tour
Exclusive access
Colosseum Private Tour

Experience the Colosseum like a VIP with exclusive personal attention from your certified guide

Colosseum & Vatican Tour
Best deal
Colosseum & Vatican Tour

Visit the Colosseum & Vatican and enjoy private transportation from central Rome to the Vatican.

Colosseum Virtual Reality Tour
Colosseum Virtual Reality Tour

Explore the Colosseum with an animated 3D tour for a unique experience

Rome Hop-on Hop-off Tour
Best value
Rome Hop-on Hop-off Tour

If you want to see more of Rome, hop on this city tour with us

Rome by Vintage Vespa Tour
Rome by Vintage Vespa Tour

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Rome by Bike Tour
Rome by Bike Tour

English, French, Spanish, Italian

We hand-picked the best Colosseum Tours For You!

Make sure to book in advance since these tours usually sell out fast!

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

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€ 63
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Colosseum Guided Tour

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Avoid long lines with priority access and join our tour to see Rome’s Colosseum. Follow your local expert guide to explore the Arena and the basement floor. Visit the Roman Forum, once the central point of ancient Rome, and enjoy the views of the Colosseum and the city from the Palatine Hill.

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

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€ 99
€ 79,20
Limited time offer

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Colosseum Arena Floor Tour

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Enter the Colosseum on the ground floor and walk onto the Arena floor through the gladiator’s gate. Experience the excitement of standing there like a real gladiator. With priority access, you can access the second tier and learn about the life of ancient Romans and gladiator fights during this thrilling tour.

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

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€ 124
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Colosseum Underground Tour

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Explore the hidden area of the Colosseum with this unique Underground Tour. Get privileged access to sections of the Colosseum that are unavailable with a standard ticket. Walk through the corridor used by gladiators to enter the underground area. Discover chambers, cages for wild animals, traps, weapon storage, and tunnels beneath the floor leading to the Arena.

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

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€ 135
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Combo Tour

Colosseum & Vatican Tour

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Join this Colosseum and Vatican tour for a day of history and wonders! See the Sistine Chapel's beauty, feel the Colosseum's grandeur, and stroll through the ancient Roman Forum. Easy and memorable, exactly what you need to discover Rome's heart in the best way!

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

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€ 59
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Under the stars

Colosseum Night Tour

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Discover the Colosseum at night and explore this historical place in peace and without the crowds. With fewer visitors, enjoy a more intimate and memorable experience of the Colosseum and its main highlights at sunset. Your guide will explain the historical importance of this monument, where dramatic gladiator games and events occurred.

Experience the Colosseum Through Different Eyes!

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€ 67

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Colosseum Virtual Reality Tour

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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 book our hand-picked Colosseum Tours?

  • ALL COLOSSEUM TOURS INCLUDE SKIP-THE-LINE ACCESS
  • EXPERT LOCAL GUIDES
  • TOURS ARE AVAILABLE IN DIFFERENT LANGUAGES (depending on the tour you choose)
  • RESERVE NOW & PAY LATER OPTION
  • EASY & FAST BOOKING PROCESS
  • INSTANT CONFIRMATION
  • ALL PAYMENT METHODS AVAILABLE
  • BEST VALUE FOR YOUR MONEY!
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Get ready for an unforgettable journey through history with a Colosseum tour!

Join a guided tour to uncover the untold tales of gladiators and emperors, and witness the grandeur of Rome’s glorious past!
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FAQ – Colosseum Tours

How long does the Colosseum tour take?

Guided Colosseum tours can last from 1 to 7 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 the 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, audio guides are available. They will provide you with the needed information and navigation to know your way around and inside of the Colosseum.

What is the best way to tour the Colosseum?

The best way to explore the Colosseum is by booking a small group tour. With a booked guided tour, you will have to skip the line access and avoid standing in long lines at the entrance. You will also be accompanied by a tour guide who will take you on a journey of a lifetime while telling you interesting stories and facts about the importance of the Roman Colosseum.

What is included in the Colosseum Tour?

Most Colosseum tours, if not all, include skip-the-line access to the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill, instant confirmation mobile vouchers, and free cancellation up to 24 hours before the tour starts. So, whatever Colosseum tour you choose to book, you can not go wrong!

Plan your visit to the Colosseum in advance!

Read ahead everything you need to know before your Colosseum visit! We have prepared a comprehensive visiting guide for the Colosseum that contains all the information, tips, working hours, and helpful advice before visiting this unique archeological site.

Choose among the best Colosseum Tours available online!

Experience a journey through the key locations of the ancient city, where every path and ruin tells a story. Listen to fascinating tales and learn intriguing facts about the lifestyles, culture, and history of the ancient Romans. These Colosseum tours offer a comprehensive understanding of Rome’s rich past, allowing you to walk in the footsteps of history and explore the legacy of one of the world’s greatest civilizations.

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Good To Know!

  • The Colosseum has on-site toilets, although waiting can take a while.
  • There are no luggage facilities, cafes, or 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 early and set aside enough time for the visit to the Colosseum.

Want to explore the Colosseum at your own pace? No problem!

If you want to explore the Colosseum at your own pace, getting Colosseum skip-the-line tickets would be an excellent option for you. Explore the Colosseum’s archaeological area, discover the secrets of Palatine Hill and the Roman Forum, and hear stories about the Emperors who once roamed the Roman Empire. Each of our chosen tickets comes with multilingual audio guides, which will allow you to fully enjoy your exploration.

All these tickets include skip-the-line access!

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Skip the line

Colosseum Priority Ticket

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Visit the Colosseum with this skip-the-line entry ticket. Meet your host, who will guide you to the priority entrance for direct access to the Colosseum. Complete your visit by exploring the ancient ruins of the Roman Forum and climbing to Palatine Hill for a panoramic view of the Colosseum.

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€ 33
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City Pass

Roma Pass

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Explore the most popular attractions of the Eternal City in 48 or 72 hours with Roma Pass. Get the best deal online, enjoy skip-the-line access to 1 or 2 attractions of your choice, and discover the Eternal City in the best way! You will also be able to use the city’s public transport system for free. Quite a good deal, isn't it?