Guided tour

Colosseum: Tour with Arena Floor

Colosseum: Tour with Arena Floor

Activity provider: Crown Tours

From US$ 47.88 per person

Tour the Colosseum with an expert guide and learn about the history of this famous attraction. Visit the arena floor before exploring the stands.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Duration options: 1 - 3 hours
Check availability to see starting times.
Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, German, Russian, Italian, French, Portuguese, Japanese
Optional audio guide
Private or small groups available
Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Selfie sticks
  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • Visitors must be checked using a metal detector during the security check
  • No luggage storage is available at the Colosseum
  • This activity entails a fair amount of walking
  • Tours operate rain or shine
  • The arena floor may be closed without prior warning in the case of inclement weather (snow, rain or frost)
  • Learn about the gladiators and wild animals that once battled there
  • Benefit from the commentary of your guide as you tour the amphitheater
  • Get access to the Colosseum’s normally restricted arena floor
  • Imagine how the games would have been for the crowds from the stands
  • Hear all about what life was like in Ancient Rome from your guide
Full description
Explore the Colosseum, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on this guided tour. After a brief security check, enter the arena. Imagine the battle scenes with gladiators and wild animals as you stand where they fought. Look up at where the crowds once were in the stands. Then head up into the stands to explore the amphitheater with your guide from higher up. Learn all about the biggest amphitheater in the Roman Empire as your guide brings its history to life for your group.
  • Access to Colosseum
  • Access to Colosseum Arena Floor
  • Live tour guide
  • Headset to hear the guide better
  • Access to Colosseum Underground
  • Access to Colosseum Upper Level
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Meet at Largo Gaetana Agnesi, the square located on the terrace above the Colosseum Metro Station. The local partner’s staff will be wearing purple t-shirts by the upper exit of the Metro Station. Please note: if you are in front of the Metro Station, please make your way upstairs. Please note that it is a requirement to be at the meeting point at least 30 minutes prior to the starting time of your activity. Late arrivals cannot be guaranteed entrance.

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Peelin was an excellent guide. She was very knowledgable and patient.

September 1, 2021

August 29, 2021

Really terrific experience. Easy to find, and a wonderful tour by Mario. So glad we booked this.

July 18, 2021

Product ID: 387485

VA ID: 387485