Quick info
What to expect
Reduced price
Meeting point
Ask a question
Attractions & monuments

Colosseum guided tour and 24 or 48-hour Hop-on Hop-off bus

Availability: Every day
Duration: 2 days
Language: English, Italian, French, Spanish, German, Portuguese, Russian
Printed ticket only
Do this because
  • Explore the Eternal City and get on and off anywhere you like
  • See Rome on board of a City Sightseeing open bus
  • Take advantage of the priority entrance with a guided tour to the Colosseum, the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill
What to expect

Follow in the footsteps of the emperors and of Roman citizens in a 3-hours tour, discovering the ancient Rome. Take advantage of the priority entrance to the Colosseum, the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill. Finally immerse yourself into the history, walking along the "Via Sacra".

Take a trip back in time and discover the ancient Rome with a half-day walking tour. Visit the Colosseum, the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill.

From here you will have the possibility of going to the Colosseum, where you can enter without wasting time in unnecessary waits thanks to the priority entrance ticket: enter and be captivated by the guide stories that will help you in reviving the bloody stories of gladiators, naval battles and public executions.

After a stop at the Arch of Constantine, you will reach the Palatine Hill, from where you can admire the beautiful view over the Roman Forum and the Circus Massimo, where once they used to organize chariot rides.

Please redeem your voucher onboard the Open Bus or at any City Sightseeing Visitor Centers:

  • Vatican Visitor Center, Via della Conciliazione, 4 - inside Auditorium Conciliazione - 00187 Roma; Timetable: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm every day
  • Colosseum Visitor Center, Via IV Novembre, 147, (Piazza Venezia) - 00187 Roma; Timetable: 9 am - 7 pm every day | 9 am - 2 pm Sundays and Bank Holidays
  • Repubblica Visitor Center, Piazza della Repubblica, inside Eataly - 00187 Roma; Timetable: 9 am ? 5 pm every day
  • Termini Station Visitor Center, Via Giolitti 36, near Mercato Centrale; Timetable: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm every day
  • (Starting from April, 15 2017) Vatican Museums Visitor Center, Via Veniero 74, in front of Vatican Museums; Timetable: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm Mon -Sat
  • Finally, you'll follow the Via Sacra, the main street leading to the Roman Forum, where celebrations and processions were hosted. The tour will end with a visit of the Temple of Caesar, where the famous Emperor was cremated.

    Take a trip back in time and discover the ancient Rome with a walking tour, accompanied by the stories of the guide.

    Read more
    What's included
    • Reception at the City Sightseeing® Info Point (Newsagent Colosseo) METRO Colosseo
    • Skip the line entrance for the Colosseum and Palatine Hill; Visit with expert guides in your language
    What's not included
    • Drinks, Meals
    • Pick up service
    Reduced price
    • Infants (0- 5 years old): free price
    • Children (6-17 years old): reduced price

    Via del Colosseo, 31, 00184 Roma RM, Italy

    Meeting point:

    Rome City Sightseeing ® info point (Newsagent Coliseum) exit Metro Colosseo

    What to remember
    • Departures times vary for each language
    • Language and time can be decided when you change your voucher
    • Certain sites or sections of sites may occasionally be subject to last minute changes, for example unscheduled closures. In such cases the tour operator will be pleased to offer an alternative tour
    • Large handbags, haversacks, etc. are not permitted inside the Colosseum. Wardrobe service not available.
    • Due to security policy, entrance to the Colosseum may be restricted and customers will be assigned a time entrance. It will still be possible to skip the line and start visiting the wonderful area of Palatine Hill and Roman Forum
    • Disabled visitors and accompanying persons are entitled to a free ticket. Please get your free ticket directly at the Colosseum ticket office
    Read more

    The hop-on hop-off open bus is available every day according to the season timetable:

    • High Season (April-October): bus service available 9am-7pm with a bus every 10 minutes
    • Low season (November-December): bus service available 9am-5pm with a bus every 20 minutes
    • The ticket is valid for 2 days

    Colosseum opening hours: The language and the scheduled time of visit are chosen at the moment of the voucher exchange.

    Timetables for guided tours from november 2018 to march 2019








    9.00 - 9.30 - 10.30 - 11.30 - 12.30 - 13.30

    9.30 - 10.30 - 11.30 12.30 -13.30

    10.30 - 11.30 -12.30

    10.00 - 11.00 - 12.00 - 13.00

    10.00 - 11.00 - 12.00

    Timetables for guided tours from april 2019 to november 2019








    8.30 - 9.30 - 10.30 - 11.00 - 11.30 - 12.00 - 12.30 - 13.30 - 14.30 - 15.00 - 15.30 - 16.00 - 16.30 - 17.00

    9.30 - 10.00 - 10.30 - 11.30 - 12.30 - 13.00 - 14.30 - 16.00

    10.00 - 11.30 - 12.00 - 13.00 - 13.30

    10.00- 10.30 - 12.00 - 14.00 - 14.30 - 16.00

    9.00 - 10.00 - 11.00 - 12.00 - 13.30 - 14.30 - 15.00

    • Closed: 1 January, 1 May, 25 December, each first Sunday fo the month

    • Closed: 1 January, 1 May, 25 December, each first Sunday fo the month

    Read more
    SightseeingExperience - CitySightseeing Italy
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.

    You might also like

    Archaeological tours
    Top seller

    Choose, according to your needs, between the two packages: priority dedicated entrance or priority d...

    £ 22
    Attractions & monuments

    The guided tour to the Vatican museums will allow you to avoid the long lines of waiting and had mor...

    £ 70
    Castle & palace tours

    Palazzo Merulana, urban space discovered by the union of the Fondazione Elena and Claudio Cerasi and...

    £ 10
    Day trips & excursions

    Don't miss the romantic atmosphere of past times of the Serenissima Venice! Join this sightseeing to...

    £ 174
    Walking tours

    Begin with the Vatican Museums, where you'll skip the line and start exploring the vast collections ...

    £ 47
    Day trips & excursions

    Are you arriving in Civitavecchia on a cruise ship and only have one day to see all Rome has to offe...

    £ 1234

    The Vatican can be bewildering to the first-time visitor. That’s why this tour offers you an expert ...

    £ 35

    Benefit from skip-the-line access to some of the Vatican's top attractions on this 2,5-hour guided t...

    £ 45
    Bike Tours

    Try the smartest, economical, and ecological way to visit Rome: rent an electric bike! With this rap...

    £ 22

    More than three thousand pieces, including paintings, sculptures, drawings and engravings are part o...

    £ 10
    £ 68