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Colosseum and Ancient Rome Private Tour

This is our bestselling private tour for all those who want to visit the three most important highlights of Ancient Rome: Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill with skip the line tickets and a top private guide.

Colosseum and Ancient Rome Private Tour
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  • Starting time

    On Request

  • Typology

    Kid friendly tour

Tour description

Every visitor to Rome dreams of stepping foot inside the legendary Colosseum. With thousand of Colosseum tours out there, how do you choose which one is right for you?

If you prefer to have a private tour and would like to follow the classic itinerary of Ancient Rome then book our Private Tour of Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. Let our expert private guidebring back to life the most striking building of Ancient Rome and the symbol of Rome even today.

You will enter the Colosseum with our priority skip the line entrance tickets, bypassing the ticket line to enter. Our enthusiastic private guide will tell you all about the history of the Colosseum and about the life of the gladiators who used to fight in the arena. How did the Romans manage to build this immense amphitheater over 2000 years ago? During your private tour of Colosseum you will find out how!

Your tour will continue to the Roman Forum, the central square of ancient Rome, where you will learn all about the life of the everyday Roman, their religious and social customs and even what they used to eat. The ruins of the Roman Forum will be brought back to life by your engaging guide. Finally, your private tour of Colosseum will take you to the Palatine Hill, where you will admire the ruins of the emperors’ palaces and a breathtaking view over the Eternal city. The stunning panoramic of the Roman Forum and Circus Maximus is exactly why the Palatine Hill became the location of choice for the wealthy noble families of Ancient Rome.

Languages: English

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Important info

Meeting point:

Our private guide will be waiting for you at the short side of the Arch of Constantine, towards the Colosseum holding a sign with your name


  • Colosseum;
  • Roman Forum;
Roman Forum;
  • Palatine Hill Palatine Hill

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Optional extensions:

Special upgrade - availability on request:


  • Mamertine Prison where St. Peter and St. Paul were kept prisoners;
  • Church of St. Peter in Chains where you can admire the beautiful Moses by Michelangelo;
  • St. Clemente’s with its stunning undergrounds dating back to the 1st and 4th centuries;
  • In the Palatine Hill you can book the Special Access to the House of Emperor Augustus and House of Livia. These special areas of the Palatine Hill are not included in the regular Archaeological Rome Tour and the visit needs to be booked in advance. Availability on request.

SECURITY CHECKS: When accessing the monument the Colosseum visitors will be asked to pass security checks, even when entering with pre-booked tickets or vouchers.

NOT ALLOWED: Please make sure you DO NOT have pointed big umbrellas and knives of any sizes with you.  Liquids are allowed but only if in plastic bottles. Remember that you can refill your containers in the fountains inside the Colosseum.

BAGS: Back bags are allowed inside the Colosseum if very small in size; shoulder bags or handbags are permitted if regular size.


  • 3 hours private guide
3 hours private guide
  • Skip the line tickets (16 euros) and reservation fee (2 euros) Skip the line tickets (16 euros) and reservation fee (2 euros)

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