Skip the Line: Colosseum Express Guided Tour
The fastest way to enjoy a guided tour to the Colosseum
About this experience
Meet your guide and start your journey through the centuries. Walk past the often-long lines with your skip-the-line ticket. Live a special experience inside this majestic monument. In the comfort of a small group, you will have a pleasant stroll in the history and glory of the Roman Empire. Your informative guide will make your experience funny and full of good memories.
Hear about the fascinating and terrifying history of the Colosseum, including the bloody gladiator battles that once took place here. Be amazed by the impressive constructions methods of ancient Romans.
Walk through the first tiers and reach the arena to learn about the trapdoors and all the mechanisms used to animate the games. Your guide will keep you entertained with stories of sea-battles, the cages where lions were kept before the games started, the rooms in which gladiators were waiting before they reached the arena, the executions, and the excitement of the spectators attending the most spectacular, fantastic, and expensive games in human history.
After exploring the first level you will reach the second tiers to enjoy the best inside and outside view and of the Colosseum. The first part of the tour will end in front of the official bookshop of the Colosseum where you can find a wide assortment of books about the Colosseum. Your tour guide will be at disposal to answer all of your questions and curiosities.
The tour is approximately 1-hour and is suitable for all ages, including children.
How to use the voucher
Mobile Voucher Accepted
Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
A moderate amount of walking is involved
Children must be accompanied by an adult
Child discount from 14 to 18 years old is applied only with a valid ID card
Important: please note that you cannot get to the Colosseum with large bags, backpacks, or suitcases. You may bring small bags, but there is no cloakroom service inside the Colosseum to accommodate large items
Colosseum guided tour
Small-group walking tour
Professional tour guide
Skip the line, special entrance
Headsets to hear the guide clearly
What's not included
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Food and drinks, unless specified
Meeting point is at the Tickestation Travel Agency, Piazza d'Aracoeli, 16. Be at the meeting point at 15 minutes prior tour departure