Arena Floor Colosseum
Guided tour of the Roman Forum
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street in the roman forum
Reserved Access

Private Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill Tour with Optional Arena Level

(128 Reviews)
Several Departure Times

  • Reserved Access to the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill
  • Your own dedicated, expert English-speaking Tour Guide
  • Flexible timing so you can spend more time with the sights you love
  • Upgrade your Private Tour with Arena Floor Access on select days

Tour Description

What's Included

  • Private Tour
  • Expert, English-speaking tour guide
  • Colosseum Arena Floor Access (If Option Selected)
  • Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill Reservation Fees
  • Reserved Access to the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill
  • Gratuities

Sites Visited

  • Colosseum
  • Palatine Hill including view of Circus Maximus
  • Roman Forum  with view of "Via Sacra"

You decide who tours with you and your own private guide. If you want to bring more family or friends, you can easily increase the number of participants when you book your tour, and the price will adjust automatically.

Explore Rome like a VIP

Receive exclusive treatment with your very own Private Ancient Rome Tour and enjoy the privilege of entirely customizing your VIP tour.

Enjoy an intimate, personalized visit of the Colosseum, Palatine Hill and Roman Forum accompanied by an expert official guide whose love for ancient Rome and extensive background in art, history and/or archaeology will reveal Ancient Rome’s true history and spirit. Experience Rome as never before!

Step Back in Time

Enjoy our Reserved Access into the Roman Empire as you enter the Colosseum, the world’s most famous stadium, where ferocious battles of gladiators and exotic animals entertained the Romans and their Emperors. Your expert guide will provide you with a detailed account of this famous landmark leaving you with vivid portrait of the world-renowned Colosseum and the gladiatorial games.

Continue to Palatine Hill, where Emperors constructed their palaces overlooking the Colosseum and Roman Forum, the heart of Ancient Rome. Take a step back in time as we guide you through the Roman Empire’s majestic villas and gardens and see first-hand where the emperors lived, ruled, and became immortalized.

Visit Julius Caesar

Visit the heart of Ancient Rome’s political and commercial center, the Roman Forum, where you will encounter the Temple which houses the altar of Julius Caesar. Stroll along the original paths of the Roman Forum and admire the astonishing remains of the “Via Sacra” or “Sacred Way”, which once sparkled with festivals and triumphal processions. Surround yourself with majestic temples, awe inspiring palaces, and magnificent basilicas constructed two thousand years ago!

Knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and articulate English speaking tour guides will cater specifically to you and make your private visit to the Colosseum, Palatine Hill and Roman Forum a unique and unforgettable experience.

Optional Arena Floor Access

Elevate your Colosseum experience by seizing the opportunity for Arena Floor access on select days. Stepping onto the Arena Floor offers more than just a view; it's a chance to stand where gladiators once battled, and emperors presided over the ancient games. Imagine yourself amidst the roar of the crowd, feeling the palpable energy that once filled this iconic amphitheater.

With Arena Floor access, you gain a privileged perspective, getting up close to the intricate network of tunnels and chambers beneath the arena where gladiators prepared for combat. Trace their footsteps as you explore the very stage where their bravery and skill were put to the ultimate test.

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A Dark Rome tour is the product of meticulous research, detailed planning, and a passion for providing customers with travel experiences they will cherish forever.

With Dark Rome it's not just facts, our passionate guides tell you the stories that bring the sights to life.

  • All of our guides are experts in their field
  • We only hire fluent English-speakers so nothing is ever lost in translation
  • We focus on the little details and anecdotes that make Dark Rome so special