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The guide was excellent!! Five stars

Marco was a great guide giving us valuable insights. We had a date mistake on our tickets and your people worked hard to get us worked in. Thanks Henry bond


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This tour was different than everything else we did in Italy. The bone chapel is both eerie and fascinating at the same time. The bones are arranged in artful ways, and it was interesting to hear about the Capuchin monks. The catacombs were also very interesting, and it was great to go after hours as we had the place to ourselves. The bus ride out there was also interesting as we passed the forum, Coliseum and Circus Maximus. Be sure to take water, and a snack for the bus would be good.


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Colosseum tour

Brilliant tour well worth it, really well timed. Easy to find where to meet before hand. Great communication before hand and answered all questions I had very quickly. Just the right amount of time and then able to look around palatine hill after tour of roman forum. Couldn’t have asked for more. Really interesting and worth doing


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Colosseum underground access night tour is a must!

DoTravel have been the best tour guides we’ve had in 3 weeks of travel in Italy. There were children protesting for environmental changes on the day we were touring the Colosseum and the typical meeting place for the tour was packed. We ended up missing our tour at 13:00. We messaged DoTravel and the owner of the agency personally found us and tried to get us back in the tour for 13:20 but we sadly couldn’t be accommodated. To make up for it, she upgraded our tickets to the nightly tour @ 20:00 which felt like a private viewing of one of the best wonders of Rome. In the night tour, there were only 15 of us in our group and we maybe saw two other tour groups in there — meaning there were probably only 45-60 people in the Colosseum as opposed to being jam packed in the day time. The tour was majestic to see the Colosseum lit up at night. The tour guide was an archaeologist who was passionate about history and told us information in an entertaining manner. She spoke English fluently, great intonations in her voice and made funny jokes! To make up for the missed tour, DoTravel also put us on a free tour to view the Palatine Hill and Roman Forum to occupy our time before our night tour of the Colosseum. I would highly recommend the night time version tour of the Colosseum and to go book your tour with DoTravel agency! They operate with high integrity and I can attest that they truly care about providing the best experience for their clients!


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Knowledgeable guide

ooked this about three weeks ahead of time. We started our week in this classic museum. It got us in the mood for the “Rome experience”. Easy to find, delightful experience, guides were PERFECT! Highly recommend.


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Absolut excellent

Every thing was great. Good bus and busdriver and a very nice and competent guide


Private Colosseum Tours

There is nothing more special than sharing a once-in-a-lifetime experience with lots of tourists, right? The Colosseum can accommodate up to 3000 people at any one time. That equals some long queues! The best way to avoid those anaconda lines is with a Colosseum private guided tour. If you are visiting the Colosseum in Rome and you prefer your views uninterrupted or like to explore at your own pace without the crowds...then we have the Colosseum private tours just for you! 

Rome wasn’t built in a day - and the Colosseum will show you why. This astounding feat of architecture has survived earthquakes and centuries of weather. When you stand in the middle of the arena, in exactly the same spot that Gladiator warriors fought lions, you will understand the awesome power of the Colosseum. Maybe you will feel the brush of a chariot thunder past or hear the cries of millions of spectators during one of the legendary Gladiator ring battles. 

When in Rome, treat yourself like a Roman Emperor and visit one of the New 7 Wonders of the World! Let your private Rome Colosseum tour guide take you to the secret spots and handle the responsibility of tickets and queues. Leave the crowds behind and enjoy a private Colosseum tour of Rome’s wondrous monument. 

Colosseum Private Tours Highlights

#Secret Spots Around The Colosseum

Tips For Colosseum Tours

Visit Colosseum Rome: What To Expect

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Known For

Ancient Monuments

Activity Type

Colosseum Private Tours

Yearly Visitors

32 Million

High Season

All Year Round

Currency Required

European Euro

Time Zone

GMT +2:00

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Colosseum Private Tours Highlights

  • Colosseum Underground and Third Level Tour (Exclusive): Every year thousands of visitors try and fail to get access to the restricted inner ring of the Colosseum. With a Colosseum underground tour, you can be one of the chosen ones! Only these Colosseum small group private tours will let you access the underground and third ring level. Explore the hidden secrets of the Colosseum and Belvedere: hidden dungeons, secret passageways, and areas only accessible with a licensed guide. 
  • Colosseum Private Night Tour including Aperitivo: See the majestic Colosseum flooded in the moonlight while enjoying Italian delicacies. For a picture-perfect evening, this is the best Colosseum guided tour tickets package with skip the line access that you can buy. A unique opportunity to photograph the ancient landmark under the stars.
  • Colosseum under the Moon: For moonlit memories book this ultra-special Colosseum guided tour. You will be shown the Piazza Venezia and make your way down Via Imperia by the light of the stars. Book a Colosseum private guided tour for a unique experience to explore the restricted areas of the arena and underground dungeons. Considered one of the top luxury private tours of Rome. 
  • 3D Rome Tour: The Ancient City & Colosseum: Imagine what the Colosseum would have looked like at the height of Ancient Rome. The roaring lions, the sweaty Gladiators, the screaming crowds...or why don’t you see for yourself! With our cutting edge technology, designed by leading graphic artists and archeologists you can virtually step back in time. Visit Ancient Rome like never before on this immersive semi-private tour Colosseum Rome offers. Join a Colosseum dungeons tour and see lions and tigers instead of tourists. 
  • Colosseum Private Tour with Carbonara Wine Tasting: Experience the very best of Rome together: Ancient monuments and Italian specialty food. On this exclusive and skip-the-line Colosseum tour, you are taken around the ancient landmark with an expert guide. Soak up the views and interesting commentary in an underground Colosseum guided tour and leave the long lines and crowds behind. Round off this memorable visit with “Carbonara Tasting” accompanied by the finest Italian wines. The best Colosseum private tour for food and wine lovers!
  • Colosseum Underground Tour with Rooftop Terrace: If you have a head for heights and you love panoramic sunset views, then these private Colosseum underground tour options. Enjoy exclusive access to all areas of the Colosseum, including normally restricted zones. 

#Secret Spots Around The Colosseum

The best part about our Colosseum private tours are the incredible photos you will have forever! Your expert local guide will take you to the secluded spots and hidden hideouts for the most instagrammable shots of the iconic monument. 
  • 360 Colosseum: every angle counts. Do the full circle of the ancient arena and pick your favorite spot. 
  • 5th level views: snap the skyline of Rome from the highest point of the Colosseum. *Only accessible with a private tour. 
  • Arena selfie in the Gladiators rings: surrounded by the ghosts of Gladiators past, capture yourself in the exact spot history took place.  
Got a winner? Choose your best snap from one of the three most instagrammable spots listed above, post it on your IG, and tag #dotravelgram to be featured. 

Tips For Colosseum Tours

  • With over 4 million visitors per year, the Colosseum, an ancient Roman feet, is one of the most visited monuments in the whole of Italy. It can be crowded and many people queue for hours to get Colosseum Rome tickets. Is it worth the queue? Yes, but why wait when you can skip the heart of ancient Rome and skip the queues
  • Spend your quality time absorbing ancient history and views, not in queues. Don’t be a tourist, choose a private tour of the Colosseum and you can explore the ancient landmark with a local guide. 
  • If you want to explore the ancient landmark like a local take the extended tour to learn all about the wonders of the Colosseum!
  • Remember: security is tight at Rome’s most famous monument, and all visitors, backpacks, bags, and luggage will be screened. Allow yourself extra time when arriving. 
  • Have you got a Roma Pass? From 1 March 2019 all Roma Pass holders must make an advanced reservation for the Colosseum Flavium Amphitheater. Secure your ticket and get ready for your ancient Rome tour!

Visit Colosseum Rome: What To Expect

Choose views over queues and book one of the Colosseum private tours. You can tailor your experience to your exact needs and customize every step of the way. Your expert guide will purchase any Colosseum or Coliseum Rome tickets ahead of time and ensure you don’t spend a minute in long lines. Let the tour guide take care of the logistics and enjoy the Colosseum in peace - a once in a lifetime opportunity. What can you expect on with a skip-the-line Colosseum arena floor tour? Many of the guided tours not only provide early access to the Colosseum but also views and information on some iconic landmarks of historic Rome: 
  • Arch de Constantine - the largest Roman triumphal arch.
  • Temple of Caesar - ancient Rome Forum structure.
  • Stadium of Domitian - athletic ring from 80 AD a short drive from the Colosseum.
  • Palatine Hill - the center of the Seven Hills of Rome.
  • Arch of Titus and Arch of Constantine - dedicated to military victories.
  • Vestal Virgin Atrium - home to the vestal virgins of the Roman empire.


Can tourists go inside the Colosseum?

The Colosseum is at the top of most itineraries in Rome. You can book a guided tour of Colosseum and Roman Forum, but these all require a separate ticket (and therefore queues). However, choosing a private tour means you can see all this and more, without booking multiple tickets.

Do I need tickets for the Colosseum?

One of the most visited sites in the city, Colosseum underground guided tour tickets sell out fast. If you are buying a guided Colosseum tour, it is recommended you book ahead to avoid disappointment. Some of the tours offering access to restricted areas have limited availability.

Where can I buy Colosseum skip-the-line tickets?

For Colosseum Rome tickets with fast-access entrance see all the guided tours available. The private tour Colosseum Rome offers can be tailored to your exact needs for a unique experience. Colosseum guided tour tickets have limited availability and sell out fast, book ahead of time. If you're curious about the Colosseum guided tour price for hiring a private guide the costs will vary.

Do I need a guided tour of Colosseum?

If you want a full and comprehensive experience, then choose a guided tour of the Colosseum. Your tour guide will answer any questions you may have, give you the historical background and local context. You can even add on a private photographer to capture all the memorable moments along the way!

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