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Colosseum and Ancient Rome Private Tour

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3 hours

Tour Type

Walking Tour

Group Size

Private Tour

Meeting Point

Arch of Costantine

A Time Travelling Tour, Roaming through Ancient Rome

Welcome to the heart of Rome, where history and grandeur meet to offer an unforgettable journey through time. Embark on a captivating tour of the Colosseum, Palatine & the Roman Forum, and witness iconic landmarks steeped in ancient stories and architectural wonders that reflect the Roman Empire’s enduring influence on the world.

Experience an exhilarating adventure as we uncover the exceptional history, art, and culture that have cemented the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill as enduring symbols of Rome’s eternal majesty. Join us and don’t miss the opportunity to explore these remarkable sites and immerse yourself in the captivating allure of Rome’s rich heritage.

Whether you’re a history enthusiast or simply looking for a memorable adventure, our tour promises to offer an unforgettable experience. So, come and discover the magic of Ancient Rome and be transported back in time to an era of glory and wonder.

Book your tour today and let us take you on a journey through time that you’ll never forget.*

*Suggested starting time: 08:30 AM; 09:00 AM; 1:30 PM; 2:00 PM  (Times may have to change slightly due to ticket availability)


Behold the Colosseum, an enduring emblem of ancient Rome that stands as a living testament to architectural prowess and cultural legacy. Conceived under the auspices of Emperor Titus, this monumental amphitheatre, completed in 80 AD, stretches a staggering 189 meters in length and 156 meters in width. It is an awe-inspiring edifice, crafted with a masterful blend of concrete and sandstone, encapsulating the very essence of Roman ingenuity.


Step into the Roman Forum, the vibrant epicenter of ancient Rome's civic life for over a millennium. This extraordinary archaeological treasure trove, boasting more than 50 ruins, including majestic temples, basilicas, and bustling public spaces, invites you to embark on a journey through time.


Behold the majestic Palatine Hill, where the very essence of Rome's storied past lingers in the air. Here, amidst the ancient ruins and remnants of opulent palaces, we are transported to the very heart of Rome's birth. This hallowed ground, home to illustrious families and revered emperors, echoes with the whispers of a glorious past.

But the Palatine Hill is more than mere architecture and grand structures; it is a repository of legends and mythologies that continue to enthrall. Explore the sacred cave where Romulus and Remus, the legendary founders of Rome, were nurtured by a benevolent she-wolf. This sacred space serves as a poignant reminder of the mythical origins that underpin the very fabric of Roman identity.

No refund will be issued for tours cancelled within 24 hours or less of the scheduled start time.

Tour Highlights

  • Tailored and Flexible Historical Exploration: A personalized tour of Rome's rich history, at your own pace, spending more time at sites that captivate you, such as the iconic Colosseum, where you'll skip the lines with pre-booked tickets.
  • Exclusive Insights into Rome's Imperial Past: Your guide will provide undivided attention and personalized insights into the lives of ancient emperors on a visit to the tree-lined Palatine Hills, and the Forum, the cultural, political, and economic heart of the Roman Empire.
  • Anecdotes and Culinary Recommendations: As the tour concludes, your guide will share fascinating anecdotes comparing Ancient Rome to the modern city. The experience wraps up with recommendations for authentic Italian restaurants in the area, allowing you to continue your cultural immersion through local cuisine.

  • Customized tour tailored to your preferences.
  • Headsets available.
  • Skip-the-line tickets for a hassle-free experience.
  • Engaging, well-groomed guides to enhance your tour.
  • The option for the guide to meet you at your hotel upon request.
  • Transportation costs to and from the tour's meeting point.
  • Water or lunch during the tour.
  • Tips or gratuity for the guide.

This tour is also available as

3 hours

Vatican Museum entrance

Tour's Location

Where does the tour start and end?

The tour commences at the arch of Costantine, or in your Hotel on request.

It concludes at Large Corado Ricci infront of the Roman Forum

How many people can join this tour?


The tour requires a minimum of 1 adult paying full price to book to be conducted.

The tour/activity is designed to accommodate a maximum of 8 people.

What time does the colosseum open?

From the 15th of March till the1st of November the Colosseum opens at 0830 am and closes for last admission at 5 pm. In the Winter from the 1 of Nov til the 14th of March the Colosseum opens at 0830 am and closes at 3 pm for last admission

How do I get to the meeting point?

You can reach the Colosseum by various modes of transportation, including metro, bus, and taxi. The nearest metro station is Colosseo, which is on Line B.

Buses 73, 3, 81, 51 also stop near the Colosseum.

Alternatively, you can take a taxi on via claudia or on top of the colosseum metro station, or walk if you're staying nearby.

What should I wear?


Comfortable shoes, such as sneakers with cushioned insoles, are highly recommended for walking.

There is no set dress code for visiting the Colosseum, the Forum or the Palatine Hill.

In the summer months, Rome can be hot and sunny, so lightweight, breathable clothes, a hat, and sunscreen are recommended.

In the cooler months, dress in layers to accommodate fluctuating temperatures.

What should I bring?


A water bottle to stay hydrated

Sunscreen and a hat (in sunny weather)

A light jacket or layers (in cooler months)

A small backpack or bag to carry your belongings

Your camera or smartphone for taking photos

A valid ID or passport for identification purposes

Cash or credit card for entrance fees, souvenirs, or food

What is not allowed?


Large bags, backpacks, and suitcases

Food and drinks, except water in a plastic bottle

Glass containers

Weapons or sharp objects

Drones or selfie sticks

Animals (except for service animals)

Smoking not permitted inside the Colosseum not appreciated inside the Forum & Palatine hill. 

Professional photography equipment without prior authorization

Is the tour physically demanding?


The Colosseum tour involves a fair amount of walking, some stairs, and uneven terrain. Visitors with mobility issues may find the tour challenging.

There are accessible routes available for wheelchair users or those with limited mobility.



Be sure to have a meal or a snack before the tour, as it is quite lengthy.

We recommend you book two month in advance especially during peak season.

Know before you go


The sites have limited restroom facilities, so plan accordingly.

There is no storage facility for large bags or luggage.

The Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill are closed on some holidays, so check the schedule with us before planning your visit.

The sites may be closed or partially closed due to special events, maintenance, or restoration work, so it's a good idea to check with us in advance.

In case of heavy rain or extreme weather, the sites may close temporarily for safety reasons.

What is the cancellation policy?

For a full refund, tours must be cancelled at least 96 hours prior to the scheduled start time.

If a tour is cancelled between 72 and 24 hours before the tour, only the balance amount will be refunded, but the ticket fee will be retained.

from €320,00

Please book the tour a month in advance

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