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Skip-the-Line Tickets: Colosseum with VIP Arena Floor Access

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  • Skip-the-Line ticket for the Colosseum and Roman Forum

  • Access to normally off-limits areas like the Arena Floor

  • Explore the Colosseum at your own pace

  • No lines, no crowds, no fixed itinerary to follow

  • Walk where gladiators, emperors & citizens once did

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Privileged skip-the-line Colosseum Arena Access

  • What's included

    Colosseum and Roman Forum ticket & reservation fees

  • What's included

    Optional skip-the-line for the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill

  • What's excluded

    Hotel pick-up and drop-off

  • What's excluded


  • What's excluded


  • What's excluded

    Tour Guide

Know Before You Book

  • Children 3 and younger are complimentary.

  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.

  • If you have limited mobility, you should not take part.

  • Strollers or baby carriers cannot be accommodated on this activity.

  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.

What you can expect

Explore ancient Rome’s most iconic landmarks at your own pace with skip-the-line tickets to the Colosseum and the Roman Forum. Bypass the long lines, access areas most tours aren’t allowed to see, and take your time investigating this symbol of Roman culture from top to bottom.

Your ticket allows you privileged entry through the Gladiator’s Gate: the ‘stage door’ of the Colosseum, not generally open to the public. The gate leads you directly onto the partially reconstructed Arena Floor, where gladiators performed in wild hunts and deadly duels for the entertainment of a blood-thirsty crowd.

From the Arena Floor, you’ll have a perfect view of where the Emperor’s box once stood and an up-close look at the Colosseum’s Underground: the backstage area where gladiators prepared themselves for battle. Of course, you also have access to the more public areas of the Colosseum, including the tiers of stands where audiences hungrily awaited the violent spectacles staged for their pleasure.

Take your time exploring or continue to the nearby Roman Forum, where your ticket lets you skip the line. The Forum is another place where all walks of Roman life crossed paths, from traders and soldiers to Vestal Virgins.

Cleaning and safety practices

Social distancing

  • Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Temperature checks available
  • Masks required
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Activity Location

  • Colosseum
  • Rome

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Largo Gaetana Agnesi
    • Roma Lazio 00184

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