Rome Tours

Colosseum Tour Tickets – Private Guided Excursion

Colosseum Tour Rome – Enjoy priority entrance to the Colosseum. Take an informative tour lead by expert, local guides!

Get ready to enter this legendary sight! Jump into Roman history and discover with an expert guide the “Anfiteatro Flavio”, the Colosseum: the most popular attraction in the Eternal City!

You will discover:

  • The history of the Colosseum, its location and contexts
  • The evidence of Nero’s great fire
  • The construction and architecture of the building
  • The grisly detail of the games and the gladiators
  • The Colosseum from multiple viewpoints and how it functioned
  • The truth about the many myths surrounding the place
  • The Arch of Constantine
  • The Palatine Hill, where emperors built their palaces and Romulus fought Remus
  • The Forum’s many buildings and historic layers explained
  • The Temple of Vesta, the Arch of Septimius Severus, and the Curia

Colosseum tour guided

Duration: approx. 3 hours

What’s included

  • Skip-the-line entrance tickets and reservation fee to the Colosseum, Palatine Hill and Roman Forum
  • Officially-licensed English-speaking guide (expert in archaeology and art history)
  • Small groups of 12 people or fewer

Reduced Price

  • EU citizens ages 18-25: EUR 7.50 ticket + EUR 4 presale + EUR 27.50 guide
  • EU and non-EU citizens 0-18 years: EUR 0 ticket + EUR 3 presale + EUR 8 guide

What’s not included

  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off


Piazza del Colosseo, 58, 00184 Roma RM, Italy

Meet at Via dei Fori Imperiali in front of the newspaper stand at the exit of the Metro B, station Colosseum

What to remember

  • Please note: due to mandatory security metal detector checks, the waiting time at the entrance line to the Colosseum is about 90 minutes. The “skip-the-line” tickets allow you to skip the ticket purchasing line, not the mandatory security checks.
  • The tour will not take place if it does not reach a minimum number of participants. If this happens you will be offered an alternative date for your booking
  • Musement is not responsible for any inconvenience caused by the closure of the Colosseum and Roman Forum because of strikes, union meetings, bad weather etc


  • Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 8.45 am
  • The tour does not run on the first Sunday of each month
  • Meet at least 15 minutes before the start of your tour