Private tour

Private Colosseum & Ancient City Tour

Private Colosseum & Ancient City Tour

From US$ 225.09 per person

Step back in time with this fascinating private tour of the ancient city of Rome. Visit the Roman Forum and its ancient temples, and then make your way to the Colosseum. Use your special Skip-the-Line passes and get a close look at this iconic site.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 3 hours
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Private group


  • Skip the lengthy lines and head directly into the Colosseum
  • Visit many ancient temples, including that of Jupiter and Caesar
  • Admire the intricate architecture of the Basilica Julia & Basilica Aemilia
  • Stand atop Palatine Hill and pay a visit to the Mamertine prison cell
Full description
Begin the day at the impressive Victor Emanuel monument and step back in time to ancient Rome. As you tour the Roman Forum, learn about the daily lives of ancient Romans. Walk down its cobblestone streets to visit the site's ancient temples, theaters and government buildings. As you make your way to the Colosseum, learn about the underground prison where Saints Peter and Paul were interned, and visualize the colorful victory parades of Roman soldiers as they passed under the magnificent Arch of Constantine. Once at the famed site, skip the long queues with your special Skip-the-Line pass and head directly into the Colosseum to get an up-close and personal look at this amazing triumph of ancient engineering.
  • Skip-the-line-access
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    Covid-19 precautions
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask
    • Masks are required while indoors
    • In addition to proof of vaccination, all participants who are over 18 years old must present a government-issued photo ID (e.g. driver’s license, passport, etc). Participants under 18 may also use a school photo ID. Participants under 12 must be accompanied by an adult who meets the above requirements. Participants who do not comply with these requirements will be denied entry or asked to leave the theater
    • All participants who are 12 years and older must present a Reinforced Green Pass that is valid in the EU and has a verifiable QR code. Reinforced Green Passes can only be obtained by uploading either proof of full vaccination or proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months to either the Green Pass or Covid Certificate app
    • All participants must also bring a valid government-issued photo ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, etc)

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    Meeting point

    In front of the Victor Emanuel Monument (Vittoriano), at the bottom of the steps, in the very center.

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    Important information

    Know before you go

    • Cancellations of private tours must be made at least 5 days before the scheduled touring date in order to receive a full refund.
    • Cancellations of private tours made 4 days before the scheduled touring date will receive a partial refund of 50%. Cancellations of private tours made 72 hours or less before the scheduled touring date are not refundable.
    • No-shows are treated as last-minute cancellations and are non-refundable.
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    Product ID: 36508