As one of the most recognisable ancient landmarks anywhere in the world, taking a Colosseum tour is a must for anyone looking to get the most out of their time spent in Rome. Completed in AD 80, the Colosseum offers visitors an endless array of fascinating tales that took place here throughout its extensive history. Best known for its gory gladiatorial battles where up to 50,000 spectators from across the entire spectrum of Rome’s social hierarchy watched fighters and beasts battle it out, the Colosseum also hosted chariot races, theatre performances, large-scale public events and even executions. The enormous amphitheatre is also celebrated as an ancient architectural landmark, with 31 of 80 entrances still standing today.
If you’re planning a trip to Rome, Sightseeing Tours Italy offers you a great way to take part in a highly immersive and informative Colosseum tour that leaves everyone coming away with an even greater appreciation for the world-famous structure. Join an expert local guide as our Colosseum tours delve into the monument’s incredible 2000-year history and hidden details.
Colosseum Day Tours and Trips
Come and explore the largest amphitheatre ever built, as we offer a variety of exciting ways to explore the Colosseum’s marvellous structure. One of our most popular tours is the Ancient Rome and Colosseum Tour, which takes you on a three-hour adventure as you skip the line on entry to the Colosseum, plus head outside to the Roman Forum where you’ll have the chance to discover the many ancient wonders that dot its lush hillsides.
Another choice Colosseum tour option is our Private Colosseum Tour, which provides you with an intimate look at this special place. Throughout this half-day Colosseum guided tour, you’ll get an up-close look at its extraordinary history and get to peer out across its enormous expanse from the upper level’s sunny terraces. Once finished, this tour also continues onwards into the Roman Forum where you’ll visit the funeral altar of Julius Caesar, the Arch of Titus, and enjoy the panoramic vistas of ancient Rome from the lofty lookout point at Palatine Hill.
Discover Other Colosseum Guided Tours
If you want to experience even more of the Colosseum and Rome’s endless assortment of historic landmarks, our Rome Day Tour with Colosseum & Vatican Itinerary is the way to go. Across a jam-packed nine-hour sightseeing tour, you’ll not only head inside the Colosseum and hear about its astounding stories, but also take an enchanting tour of the Vatican and its world-class collection of art masterpieces. Skipping the line every step of the way, this is a great way to soak up the beauty of sights such as the Sistine Chapel, St Peter’s Basilica and the sprawling St Peter’s Square. Whether it’s art, architecture or history that you love, our sightseeing tours provide an easy way to experience the Colosseum and Rome’s most remarkable landmarks.
Rome Day Tour with Vatican & Colosseum
Spend the day exploring the highlights of Rome with local guide including Skip the Line tickets.
Morning Ancient Rome & Colosseum Tour
Explore the Colosseum & Roman Forum with local guide including Skip the Line Tickets.
Morning Private Colosseum Tour
Explore the heart of Ancient Rome with your own private guide including Skip the Line Tickets.
Afternoon Private Colosseum Tour
Enjoy an exclusive guided tour of the Colosseum & Roman Forum with Skip the Line Tickets.
Afternoon Ancient Rome & Colosseum Tour
Discover the heart of Ancient Rome with knowledgeable local guide and Skip the Line Tickets.
These are the best tours to the Colosseum:
- Rome Day Tour with Vatican & Colosseum
- Afternoon Ancient Rome & Colosseum Tour
- Morning Private Colosseum Tour
All our Colosseum tours include Skip the Line entrance tickets to save you time.
These are the best attractions on a Colosseum and Roman Forum tour: