This 3-hour guided Fast Track Colosseum With Arena Floor Small Group Tour will take you back in time! You can choose from multiple start times throughout the day according to your preference and then you will join a small group of average 18 participants (maximum 24 people) to discover stories and anecdotes on Roman Emperors, Senators, and Gladiators.
You will depart from our office where you will be introduced to our passionate guide and will receive personal headsets so that you will get to listen clearly to the guide.
With our fast track entrance, you will access in the center of the Arena. Have your camera ready to capture the Colosseum where Gladiators and wild beast engaged in their combats. Get access through the special Gladiator's Gate and take the chance to step into the Arena stage where Gladiators used to join the fights!
You will then visit the ring that overlooks the underground areas of the Colosseum. While you take in the amazing view, your guides, that are all licensed and have a degree either in Art History or Archaeology, will enrich your experience with their captivating explanations.
After that, your tour of Ancient Rome will take you to the Palatine hill, one of Romes seven hills. Here, emperors and wealthy families used to have their houses built to enjoy the stunning views over the Roman forum and Circus Maximum.
Your group will then walk down the Palatine hill and stroll among the ruins of the Roman forum, an archaeological area that the guide will bring alive sharing more history and anecdotes about Ancient Rome.
Our guides use overlay books and 3D pictures to show you how each column, temple, and a building used to look like at that time. You will understand what those ruins used to represent, linking them to the main characters and events of Ancient Romes history.
At the end of the tour, you will return back to the starting point and from there can proceed with the rest of your day. These are the best 3 hours you will spend to discover Ancient Rome!