VIP Colosseum underground tour with Roman Forum and Palatine Hill

Free cancellation
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Safety measures applied

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Travel back in time and tour the tunnels of the Colosseum underground

Enjoy special access entry and a dedicated guide

Visit the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill

What to expect

Step into one of the most exclusive parts of the Colosseum in the company of a local expert guide. Tour the tunnels of the Colosseum Underground and travel back in time to Ancient Rome. These ruins can be hard to interpret on your own, but with a group of no more than 18 people, you'll have access to your guide and plenty of time to ask whatever interests you.

As your small group marvels at how incredible the architecture of the Colosseum remains after nearly 2,000 years, your guide explains the seating plan at the average games - from the emperor's seat to the gentry, peasants, and finally, the ladies.

After your extended tour of the Colosseum (including general access areas too), you'll head over to the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill - once the center of politics and commerce in Rome. From the mansions of emperors to the temples of humble hearth goddesses; businesses, monuments, and governmental buildings will come to life as your guide tells vivid stories of the men and women who created this incredible civilization.

Sites Visited:

  • Colosseum Underground
  • Roman Forum
  • Palatine Hill
  • Arch of Constantine
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COVID-19 information

The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.

Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds

The experience complies with government regulations

Social distancing is enforced

Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected

Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors

All gear/equipment is sanitised between use

Visitors are required to bring and wear masks

Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks

Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors

What’s included

Express VIP access to the Colosseum

Access to Roman Forum and Palatine Hill



Via delle Terme di Tito, 73, Roma, RM, Italia

Meeting point:

Please meet your guide 15 minutes prior to the start time at the entrance of Colle Oppio Park on the corner of Via di Terme di Tito and Via Nicola Salvi. The entrance is opposite Oppio caffè


  • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability


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Cancellation policy

Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

Important to know

  • From 6 August 2021, all Italy sites we visit will require clients and guides alike to provide proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test completed within 48 hours prior to entry. They will also require a legal form of ID matching the vaccination or test results. More info on the Italian Government website
  • Unfortunately, guests with strollers on this tour with strollers cannot be accommodated on this tour
  • Please ensure that all members of your party have a valid ID on them on the day of the visit
  • Only small backpacks and regular-size handbags are allowed inside the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill. Guests with larger bags will not be allowed to enter (there are no storage facilities) and all guests must now pass through a security check before entering the Colosseum
  • The Colosseum has changed its admission policy to ensure that only 3,000 people are allowed within the amphitheater at any given time, meaning much less crowding during busy periods. Although our tickets are pre-booked with Skip the Line access, this may mean a slight delay on entering if capacity has already been reached
  • The Colosseum is subject to occasional closures. The Colosseum administration is usually aware of this and informs us the day before or of a given closure
  • The Colosseum Management has temporarily removed the Arena Access on the Underground special Access Itinerary
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended