Private visit to the Colosseum and amazing Roman Forum

Private and guided Tour of Colosseum and Roman Forum

3 h
Walking Tours
difficulty Very easy
Wheelchair Accesible
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This 3-hrs tour was amazing!

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Private skip the line, activity to the Colosseum and Roman Forum

The Ancient Romans constructed works of public architecture that are still awe-inspiring even today, nearly 2,000 years later. A private tour to visit the Roman Forums, once center of one of the world's first proto-democracies, as well as the Colosseum – famous site of hundreds of gladiator battles.

Private visit to the Colosseum and amazing Roman Forum highlights: 

  • Feel the majesty and power of Ancient Rome wash over you as you stand in their Forums, nearly 2,000 years later
  • Imagine the brutal life of a Roman Gladiator housed in the Colosseum and pitted against others in battles to the death
  • Retrace the major steps in the initial founding of the Roman Republic and learn the glorious story of how Rome came to be
  • View the juxtaposition of life and death that was central to life in Ancient Rome
  • Tour all the most magical places of Ancient Rome – the Colosseum itself, the Palatine Hill, the Imperial Forums, and the Arch of Titus

You'll get to visit all of the most important monuments of Ancient Rome in this engaging and entertaining tour. Even better, you'll never have to wait in any lines – at each stop you'll skip the line and proceed on to the juicy parts without having to wait around.

Visit Colosseum, Roman Forum and Ancient Rome landmarks

Accompanied by your private guide, you will begin the tour close to the center of Rome itself, at the Palatine Hill. According to the Roman foundation myth, this is where the twins Romulus and Remus were suckled by a she-wolf nearly 3,000 years ago.
Proceeding onward, you will visit the Colosseum, where your guide will regale you with tales of the incredibly (and sometimes beastly!) exploits that once went on there. You'll hear about the battles of ancient gladiators against one another as well as wild beasts harvested from around the world, and other public spectacles the likes of which have never since been seen.

Explore the Roman Forum, the ancient heart of Roman life

After the Colosseum, you will visit the Roman Forum, once the center of Roman government and public life for both the Empire and the Republic. The tour concludes at the Arch of Titus – perhaps the archetypal model for all triumphal arches constructed since in many areas of the world, including the famous Arc de Triomphe in Paris.
There is no better way to relive the glory and majesty of Ancient Rome than on this incredible private tour from ItalyXP, to visit Colosseum, Roman Forum and all Ancient Rome's landmarks.

Learn more about Colosseum, Roman Forum and Ancient Rome!

Colosseum is probably the most iconic symbol of Rome as well as one of the most famous monuments in Italy: did you know that it is depicted on the Italian version of the five-cent euro coin? By choosing this private tour you will also visit the Roman Forum, once the center of poltical and economic life of Rome.

More tours to discover Ancient Rome!

If you are looking for an experience within your budget, take a look to our group tour of Colosseum and Roman Forum. You can also try our small group tour of Ancient Rome: an experience that combines the serenity of a small group (up to 12 people) with the timeless beauty of the most important monuments of Rome.

  • Colosseum
  • Roman Forum
  • Palatine Hill
  • Private guide
  • Skip the Line Ticket
  • Tips (optional)


Meeting point: 

The meeting point is close to the "Colosseum" Subway station (Line B), or at the address you indicated during the booking process.
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.


Dress comfortably and wear comfortable shoes. You may want to bring a small umbrella or hat to shield you form the sun. Morning tours are recommended during the hot summer months.
Please, we advised that if your hotel is more than a 15 minute walk from the Colosseum, we recommend you to book transportation services and driver wiht us at ItalyXP. Otherwise, we advise you take a taxi with your guide to optimize your eXPerience!
Backbags, trolleys and big bags are no allowed inside the Colosseum for security reasons: you have to leave them at the luggage storage.
Please note that live guide in some languages (Russian, Chines, Japanese and Portoguese) will include an extra fee.

Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability. Once your booking is confirmed we will email you a voucher. This is your ticket and proof of purchase.

Reviews of Private and guided Tour of Colosseum and...

Reviewed by Granvile from Brasile

Serviço excelente

Atenção aos detalhes. Guia simpática e preocupada em ser efetiva. Sem pressa e com muitas dicas interessantes. Recomendo!
Reviewed by Dominique from Francia

“Prestation très riche satisfaisante et dans un climat très sympathique”

Prestation indispensable riche dans un climat sympathique et élargie permettant de raccorder cette visite à l'ensemble de la Rome actuelle et passée et aux autres manifestations culturelles . Cette prestation donne envie de recourir à d'autres prestations complémentaires dans une perspective enrichissante.
Reviewed by Kevsam1 from Singapore

“Thank you”

We are a family with 2 teens, and Valentina was a wonderful guide during our two 3-hr tours of the Colosseum/Roman Forum area and the Vatican City. She knew her stuff and was very patient in answering our random questions about Roman history, art, architecture, culture etc. Her English was competent and even my teens found her narratives interesting and entertaining. She helped us navigate the sites and crowds, and to the delight of my 'instagram'-teens, pointed out good vintage points for taking pics. In fact she helped us take some amazing photos to remember this trip by. Valentina was so helpful that she even gave us pointers on other sights to visit and places for lunch, etc ... the fried artichokes and pita at the Jewish restaurant she recommended were absolutely delish !!!Thanks, Valentina, for making our visits to the 2 sites so memorable and hassle-free - the Wongs.
Reviewed by WanderJess from Regno Unito

Rome in a spin!

We only had a couple of days in Rome, so we decided on a private guide to make the most of our time in the Eternal City. The guide took us for the afternoon to The Vatican, Sistine Chappel and St. Marks. The next morning we did Ancient Rome - The Colosseum, Forum and Palatine Hill. The guide was amazing, relaxed, knowledgeable, and thoughtful. She seems genuinely excited in showing us her city. We would highly recommend these tours.