The Colosseum is one of the world’s most astounding wonders, an ancient gladiatorial battleground where emperors once held the power to send a man to his death in the name of gruesome entertainment.

The Colosseum, Italy

Whether you’re a true history buff, a fan of the classic film, Gladiator, or just looking for something amazing to do when visiting Rome, the Colosseum should be at the top of your list.

Any tour of the Colosseum is going to be a memorable experience, but it’s what you couple the tour with that will complete an awesome Roman adventure.

Let’s take a look at some awesome Colosseum tours and the activities you can enjoy with them to make the perfect Roman holiday.

  • 1 day Rome tour with Vatican & Colosseum


    Adults: €101
    Children: $83 (3 – 17 years) Infants under two travel free.


    This incredible tour offers the best of the Vatican City and Colosseum in one action-packed day. First, you will skip the line at the Vatican City to gain entrance to its stunning museums and the awe-inspiring Sistine Chapel, site of Michelangelo’s unmistakeable Last Judgement, as well as a host of beautiful works by some of the Renaissance’s most famous painters. After some free time and a lovely local lunch you will once again skip the line to take in the hallowed grounds of the Colosseum itself.

  • Morning ancient Rome & Colosseum tour


    Adults: €55
    Children: €43 (3 – 10 years)


    Fancy yourself as a bit of a history buff? This unique tour takes you through the wonders of the Roman Forum, including the Via Sacra, ancient Rome’s main street, the Arch of Titus and the impressive Palatine Hill, once a centrepoint for ancient Roman society. The day starts with a skip the line tour of the incredible Colosseum, the perfect way to begin your ancient Roman field trip.

  • Morning private Colosseum tour


    Number of travellers 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
    Meet the guide €279 €140 €105 €85 €70 €65 €60
    Including hotel pickup and dropoff €360 €200 €155 €125 €110 €95 €80


    Always wanted to experience the Colosseum in your own time? This tour is perfect for you, then. Explore the stunning grounds of this ancient wonder with your very own, highly knowledgeable local guide. This tour also includes a visit to the key landmarks of the Roman Forum, and is the perfect tour for anyone who likes to avoid the crowds and do things at their own leisurely pace.

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