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Private Tour

In-depth Colosseum

In-depth Colosseum from the underground and arena floor up to the top tiers private tour

From the cells of acclaimed fighters up to the clouds between slaves and gods: thoroughly explore all the unexpected dimensions of the Colosseum with our expert archaeologist in this customizable private tour, which is one of the most specialist and accurate experience of Rome landmark icon you can ever ask for. Accompanied by our wise guide, who will give live voice to intense pages of Roman history, descend into the bowels of this architectural giant, venturing into its shady corridors once housing wild beasts, gladiators and ingenious machines for the violent shows, walk on the re-built arena and ascend the highest level of the Flavian amphitheater, discovering the extraordinary viewpoint from the top of the entire cavea and on the valley of the Colosseum.

3 hours
Archaeologist guide
Private tour
  • Gems included

    Arena Floor
    Colosseum underground
    Belvedere Valadier terrace
    Top tiers (3rd, 4th, 5th levels)
    Via Sacra (Sacred Way)
    Arch of Constantine
    Ludus Magnus (gladiator school)
  • Tailored in-depth experience

    This is a completely private tour, so you will have a personal guide just for you and your party, available to answer to all your questions.
  • Customizable

    The tour can be adapted to the traveller's needs and requests.
  • Skip-the-line admission tickets

    The tour includes tickets so you won’t waste any of your precious time in superfluous queues. Relax, we’ll take care of everything!
  • Top-rated specialist guide

    You’ll be accompanied by one of our super selected guides who are fluent in English and, what’s most important, true expert in their field of knowledge thanks to a serious academic background. They’re Italian locals living in Rome, so they have not only a contagious passion for Rome, but they know their hometown in all its aspects, so they can reveal to you all the hidden gems and let you live the city as well in the most immersing and fascinating way. In this case, the tour will be especially guided by a real graduated archaeologist who has a strong university preparation and also an official license as a tour guide, gained through a specific and competitive training path.
  • Equipment

    We recommend the use of comfortable shoes for the long walking paths. On rainy days, especially in fall and winter seasons, bring jackets (better if waterproof) to be worn in the underground or more humid areas and umbrellas for the open-air spaces. In sunny days, especially in spring and summer seasons, we also recommend the use of hats or any other sunshades because there are wide areas without any shades
  • Accessibility

    This is an inclusive guided tour designed with love, maximum care and special attention to every people with special mobility needs. The walking path is thoughtfully studied to cause the least possible inconvenience, nevertheless some sections of the archaeological sites could be characterized by narrow spaces or uneven surfaces, being more difficult to access for wheelchairs or strollers. But, we will do our utmost to help you and make your experience pleasant. Feel free to contact us for any specific requests, so we can design the perfect tailored private tour specifically for your needs

Tour Plan


Arena floor


Colosseum underground


First level


Second level


Belvedere Valadier terrace


Third level


Fourth level


Fifth level - top tier with panoramic view


Ludus Magnus


Arch of Constantine


Via Sacra (Sacred Way)

Where to meet our guide

You will agree with us upon the best meeting point, and we will provide you with details map, directions and photos of the place.

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