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Skip the Line Tour: Colosseum Official Guided Tour - Entrance Fee Included

Skip the Line Tour: Colosseum Official Guided Tour - Entrance Fee Included
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Tour snapshot
Hassle-free experience of the Colosseum in Rome 
Duration:
1h
Taking Covid-19 safety measures
Group size:
20
Stroller accessible
Ticket type:
Mobile
Free cancellation
  • Duration:
    1h
  • Taking Covid-19 safety measures
  • Group size:
    20
  • Stroller accessible
  • Ticket type:
    Mobile
  • Free cancellation
About
Sightseeing can often be stressful, especially when long lines and high temperatures are involved. Check off one of the world’s most iconic monuments in less time on a skip-the-line tour of the Colosseum in Rome, ideal for families and travelers with limited time. A guide brings the 2,000-year-old history of the icon to life, depicting scenes of gladiator battles and wild animals, while keeping everyone entertained. Plus, a choice of time slots allows you to be flexible with your vacation schedule: Choose the earliest option to explore the world wonder with fewer crowds.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 1h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
German, Russian, English, Italian, French, Spanish
Highlights
  • Beat hours-long lines with a skip-the-line pass 
  • Explore with a guide to hear the full history 
  • Opt for an early morning time slot to beat the midday crowds and heat
What to expect
  • The journey to ancient Rome begins at a designated meeting point near the Colosseum at your chosen time. From here, bypass long lines with a skip-the-line ticket and head straight inside one of the New7Wonders of the World. Visit the first and second tiers of the Colosseum and dive deep into the history of the 2,000-year-old landmark. Listen to immersive tales of bloody gladiator battles featuring wild animals, and pay close attention to architectural details you may otherwise have missed. Your tour concludes at the Colosseum, but you are free to wander around the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill on your own.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 1h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
German, Russian, English, Italian, French, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Highlights
  • Beat hours-long lines with a skip-the-line pass 
  • Explore with a guide to hear the full history 
  • Opt for an early morning time slot to beat the midday crowds and heat
What to expect
  • The journey to ancient Rome begins at a designated meeting point near the Colosseum at your chosen time. From here, bypass long lines with a skip-the-line ticket and head straight inside one of the New7Wonders of the World. Visit the first and second tiers of the Colosseum and dive deep into the history of the 2,000-year-old landmark. Listen to immersive tales of bloody gladiator battles featuring wild animals, and pay close attention to architectural details you may otherwise have missed. Your tour concludes at the Colosseum, but you are free to wander around the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill on your own.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 20905P1
Call +44 12 2492 8241
Important information
Inclusions
  • Colosseum walking guided tour
  • Professional tour guide
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Small-group of max 20 pax
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Colosseum
Exclusions
  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Roman Forum and Palatine guided tour
Duration
1h
Departure details
  • Via delle Terme di Tito, 72, 00184 Roma RM, Italy The meeting point is at Via delle Terme di Tito on the corner with Via Nicola Salvi. Our staff will wait beside the park entrance with a "Tour in the city" sign.
  • Colosseo, 00184 Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Customers have a mandatory meeting time stated 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time due to managing and organizational reasons.
  • To get inside the Colosseum it used group ticket and not individual one. It cannot be asked just the ticket entrance.
  • The activity can suffer 20/30 min variation due to organizational resons
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • You must have a valid photo ID to enter the Colosseum (student's ID, Driver License, Passport or State ID all work.) You will be asked to also provide your name, last name and date of birth (at the beginning of the tour, if not provided beforehand.) Security may prevent you from entering the site if the information provided is not accurate and/or don't match the one on your ID.
  • Child discount is applied only with a valid ID card
  • Please note that for safety reasons the Coliseum can accommodate up to 3.000 people at once.This could lead to delays in access to the site, even for pre-booked visitors.
  • For security reasons all visitors and their luggage shall be screened.
  • To facilitate the security checks please insert any object (including mobile phone) in the bag/backpack or in the tray to be included in the X-ray
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Forbidden objects inside the Colosseum: bottles and glasses containers, alcholic beverages and aerosols, backpacks, camping, bulky bags and luggage / trolley
  • Can be introduced medium and small size backpacks to shoulder, which must be checked, as any other bag, with metal detectors, opened and visually inspected by the Urbe Security Institute, responsible for the entrance inspection
  • Please notice that the Colosseum Administration, which depends on the Ministry of Cultural Assets and Activities has the faculty to close the Colosseum, or parts of it, with or without notice, for events, strikes, heavy rain, or any other reason. In which case, we will offer an alternative itinerary as it seems fit and offer a partial refund
  • Activity not recommended for people with motor lag
  • No change on a booking can be accepted after 24hrs to the starting time of the tour. In that instance, no refund will be issued.
  • For the safety of all guests, the tour operator reserves the right to refuse service to passengers who are intoxicated or show signs of intoxication. If, as a result, your tour is canceled, you will not be entitled to a refund.
  • PETS ARE NOT ALLOWED
  • Not recommended for travelers with walking problems
  • We kindly inform you that any kind of disability (visual impairment, hearing impairment,... ) or anything that might prevent you to regularly join the tour, MUST BE communicate in advance to our staff.
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Inclusions
  • Colosseum walking guided tour
  • Professional tour guide
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Small-group of max 20 pax
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Colosseum
Exclusions
  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Roman Forum and Palatine guided tour
Departure details
  • Via delle Terme di Tito, 72, 00184 Roma RM, Italy The meeting point is at Via delle Terme di Tito on the corner with Via Nicola Salvi. Our staff will wait beside the park entrance with a "Tour in the city" sign.
  • Colosseo, 00184 Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy
Duration
1h
Return details
  • Colosseo, 00184 Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Customers have a mandatory meeting time stated 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time due to managing and organizational reasons.
  • To get inside the Colosseum it used group ticket and not individual one. It cannot be asked just the ticket entrance.
  • The activity can suffer 20/30 min variation due to organizational resons
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • You must have a valid photo ID to enter the Colosseum (student's ID, Driver License, Passport or State ID all work.) You will be asked to also provide your name, last name and date of birth (at the beginning of the tour, if not provided beforehand.) Security may prevent you from entering the site if the information provided is not accurate and/or don't match the one on your ID.
  • Child discount is applied only with a valid ID card
  • Please note that for safety reasons the Coliseum can accommodate up to 3.000 people at once.This could lead to delays in access to the site, even for pre-booked visitors.
  • For security reasons all visitors and their luggage shall be screened.
  • To facilitate the security checks please insert any object (including mobile phone) in the bag/backpack or in the tray to be included in the X-ray
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Forbidden objects inside the Colosseum: bottles and glasses containers, alcholic beverages and aerosols, backpacks, camping, bulky bags and luggage / trolley
  • Can be introduced medium and small size backpacks to shoulder, which must be checked, as any other bag, with metal detectors, opened and visually inspected by the Urbe Security Institute, responsible for the entrance inspection
  • Please notice that the Colosseum Administration, which depends on the Ministry of Cultural Assets and Activities has the faculty to close the Colosseum, or parts of it, with or without notice, for events, strikes, heavy rain, or any other reason. In which case, we will offer an alternative itinerary as it seems fit and offer a partial refund
  • Activity not recommended for people with motor lag
  • No change on a booking can be accepted after 24hrs to the starting time of the tour. In that instance, no refund will be issued.
  • For the safety of all guests, the tour operator reserves the right to refuse service to passengers who are intoxicated or show signs of intoxication. If, as a result, your tour is canceled, you will not be entitled to a refund.
  • PETS ARE NOT ALLOWED
  • Not recommended for travelers with walking problems
  • We kindly inform you that any kind of disability (visual impairment, hearing impairment,... ) or anything that might prevent you to regularly join the tour, MUST BE communicate in advance to our staff.
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Travel safe during COVID-19
Last updated: 14 Nov 2021
A note from Skip the Line Tour: Colosseum Official Guided Tour - Entrance Fee Included
Temperature checks for travelers at the Colosseum entrance. If the temperature is above 37.5 ° C (99,5°F), access will not be possible. No refund will be available.
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Via delle Terme di Tito, 72
    Via delle Terme di Tito, 72, 00184 Roma RM, Italy
    The meeting point is at Via delle Terme di Tito on the corner with Via Nicola Salvi. Our staff will wait beside the park entrance with a "Tour in the city" sign.
    See address & details
  • 1
    Colosseum
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
    Visit Rome's symbolic monument with a tour that makes it easy and fun for all ages. Learn about the amphitheater's history from a guide with an art and archaeology background. Learn about the spectacular games and bloody battles that were held inside. Hear about the techniques of construction invented by the Romans, the incredible ability of the gladiators, the violent fighting between exotic animals, and the high level of technology achieved by Roman engineers to build the Colosseum. Walk around the first tiers and reach the arena to learn about the trapdoors and all the mechanisms used to animate the games. Your guide will keep you entertained with stories of sea-battles, the cages where lions were kept before the games started, the rooms in which gladiators were waiting before they reached the arena, the executions, and the excitement of the spectators attending the most spectacular, fantastic, and expensive games in human history.
    Read more
  • You'll end at
    Colosseo
    00184 Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy
    See address & details
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15doctors
16 contributions
Aug 2020 • Couples
Had a fantastic guided tour of this amazing historical venue. Our guide was Samuele who was very polite and helpful. He enables us to get the most from the visit as you find out so much more detail. Highly recommended
Written 30 August 2020
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Cesar C
1 contribution
Oct 2019
So glad we took this tour. We skipped the entry line. No wait to enter.
Our guide was great. Very knowledgeable. Even though it was hot and humid, she delivered. The Colosseum is amazing. Would highly recommend.
Written 26 August 2020
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Katierv20
2 contributions
Aug 2020 • Couples
Great tour and plenty long enough. We did the tour in August and it was rather quiet because of corona virus. Great guide with sole information.
Written 15 August 2020
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mamaluvs2travel
Richmond, VA250 contributions
We opted for this tour in an effort to avoid spending time in long entry lines. The tour does deliver quick access into the Colosseum. The Colosseum is amazing to see. A lot of it is under renovation right now, but that does not detract from the tour. Steps are steep and uneven, but there are elevators for people who need assistance. Our tour guide was very friendly. It just seemed like the tour was longer than it needed to be with “fluff” information or repetitive information provided. We stopped at 3-4 spots in the Colosseum only while the guide provided information about the venue and history of the venue. The guide would propose a question to the group and wait until pretty much everyone in the group gave an answer. That’s fine if it’s a warm day and you’re in the sun, but in a shade spot, it just seemed very drawn out and unnecessary. Made us question if the questions were used to make the tour longer on purpose. If we went back, I would not choose the tour again.
Written 1 March 2020
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Robert S
12 contributions
Just finished a tour with Marcelo, so glad we took this tour!! Excellent way to see the colosseum with fantastic guided audio (including some humour along the way)
Will be back tomorrow to take the palatine hill and Roman forum tour. Hopefully we get Marcelo 🤞
Written 15 February 2020
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Coral I
14 contributions
May 2019
Colosseum is something you just gotta do when you go to Italy, just like the Pyramids for Egypt or the Eiffel Tower for France. HOWEVER, the line ups are HOURS and the heat gets to you. Also, there are ridiculously expensive tours. Skip the Line Tour provides you with entrance, historic information, AND most importantly, the chance to skip the minimum 3 hour line!
Written 12 February 2020
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Rebecca R
1 contribution
Feb 2020 • Couples
Great experience, very friendly tour guide very knowledgeable and informative! Beautiful place to vist would definitely recommend
Written 9 February 2020
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Annie S
3 contributions
Feb 2020 • Couples
Good tour guide, really friendly and informative, laid back and funny guide. Enjoyable experience, not too large a group :)
Written 3 February 2020
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Olivia
Munich, Germany39 contributions
May 2019
The tour was quick and the quality of the audio was very poor. Although the guide was a lovely lady, I feel that the experience was just the not worth the price we paid.
Written 31 January 2020
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Dear Sophie A, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. We are deeply sorry to see that you felt disappointed in your tour overall. We are also troubled to understand that there were major issues with the audio equipment, as of course, it is vital to be able to hear the guide at all times. We always do a soundcheck before leaving the office and replace the headsets if they don't work properly. As I can see in this review, you booked an Express tour of the Colosseum, which means that the activity was supposed to last 1 hour and our staff always check that the timetables of every tour are respected. We see that your experience was 9 months ago, and we can't locate your reservation. We would be grateful if you could reach out to us by email at info@tourinthecity.com, with your booking reference number, the name of your guide and any other relevant information. We will then follow up with the guide and investigate the issues you have raised. Look forward to hearing from you! Best regards, Stefano D. Tour in the City Team
Written 1 February 2020
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Paul
Edinburgh4 contributions
Jan 2020
Great tour, great tour guide, got us through the crowds very efficiently. Full of great knowledge. Would highly recommend.
Written 26 January 2020
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