VIP Colosseum sharing tour with a special access through the Gladiator' Arch and to the Arena floor. Follow the footsteps of the Gladiators by accessing the Colosseum through the Gladiators' Gate known as the Gate of the Deaths because the death gladiators were brought out after their combats in the roman times! Enjoy a great view of the Colosseum and the below dungeons from the restricted area of the Arena Floor. Your guide will guide you through the Colosseum, Palatine Hill and Roman Forum and share with you many stories and secrets of the roman gladiators. emperors and senators. Your storytelling guide will use during the tour many visual aids to bring past Rome back to life! This tour includes the Colosseum with the restricted area of the Arena Floor, as well as the archaeological sites of the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill! Its is a sharing tour in a small group with a dedicated friendly professional guide.
Inclusions & Exclusions
✔  headsets for groups with more than 6 participants
✔  Guided tour
✔  group tour guide for 3 hours
✖  Gratuities
✖  Hotel pickup and drop-off
✖  Transportation to/from attractions
✖  Food and drinks
Departure & Return
Departure:  Via Frangipane, 30, 00184 Roma RM, Italy

Please be on time to meet your guide at our office in Via Frangipane 30 to avoid losing entrance at the Colosseum. Your private expert guide will lead you into the Amphitheater that is located only a few minutes away from our office.

Return: Via dei Fori Imperiali, Roma RM, Italy

Itinerary
1
Colosseum This 3-hour guided tour with fast track access to the Colosseum through the Gladiators' Gate; our storytelling guide will take ancient history back to life. With multiple start times to choose from throughout the day,you will join a small group of average 18 participants  (maximum 24 people) and discover stories and anecdotes on Roman Emperors, Senators and Gladiators. You will depart from our office where you will receive personal headsets for a better listening to the guide and be introduced to our passionate guide and in 3 hours you will discover Ancient Rome!. With our fast track entrance you will access in the center of the Arena, have your camera ready to discover the Colosseum where Gladiators and wild beast did their combats. The morning times were reserved for the "Venationes"  where the "Bestiarii"  Gladiators were fighting the beasts.  Access through the special Gladiator's Gate  and take the chance to step into Arena stage where Gladiators used to join the fights!

Duration:  1.5 hours

2
Roman Forum From this stage you will visit the ring that overlooks the underground areas of the Colosseum. While you take in the amazing view, your guides will share their knowledge about the history of Ancient Rome and of the Colosseum in particular. The guides are all licensed and have a degree either in Art History or Archaeology, and enrich their explanation adding amazing anecdotes about the Colosseum, its spectators, the fights between wild beasts and gladiators, and the lives of the powerful Emperors and politicians of the time.

Duration:  45 minutes

3
Palatine Hill Your tour of Ancient Rome will continue to the Palatine Hill, one of Rome’s seven hills. Here, emperors and wealthy families used to have their houses built, to enjoy the stunning view over the Roman Forum and Circus Maximum. Your group will then walk down the Palatine Hill and stroll among the ruins of the Roman Forum, an archaeological area that the guide will bring alive sharing more history and anecdotes about Ancient Rome. Our guides use overlay books and 3D pictures to show you how each column, temple and building used to look like at that time. You will understand what those ruins used to represent, linking them to the main characters and events of Ancient Rome’s history. At the end of the tour, you will return back to the starting point and from there can proceed with the rest of your day.

Duration:  45 minutes

Additional info
•  Public transportation options are available nearby
•  Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
•  Normal sized backpacks are permitted as huge backpacks will not be admitted.
•  Colosseums' Rules:Sharps objects, liquid glass bottles, drones, selfiesticks, perfumes & sprays are NOT allowed. Only plastic water bottle are accepted.
•  Small group tour will average 20 people (with a maximum of 26 people).
•  Please be aware that to enter the Colosseum it is necessary to pass a metal detector security check;
•  Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
•  Please be on time or you might lose the entrance for the Colosseum or a part of the tour
•  There might be a slight change in the departure timing. In this case we will call you in advance.
•  A current valid passport or ID document is required on the day of the tour for the entrance at the Colosseum
•  Please make sure you bring comfortable shoes and a refillable plastic water bottle especially during hot weather!
•  There might be a slight change in order of the itinerary due to security and ticket availability.
•  Please note that due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not suitable for any persons with disabilities.
Free cancellation
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Price:
From $51.63
Ticket:
Mobile or paper ticket accepted
duration:
3 hours
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Cancellation policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.