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This Tour is guaranteed at max 6 people per group

Express Colosseum Gladiators Gate & Arena Floor | Exclusive Semi-Private Tour

Max 6 people
1 hr 30 mins
Refundable booking
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Walk in the footsteps of the ancient Roman Gladiators as you step out through the Gladiators Gate and onto the Arena floor on this guided, semi-private tour of the Colosseum with VR. Enjoy skip the line entry into the mighty Colosseum – the most famous monument of the ancient world – and exclusive access to the Arena Floor on this express tour.

Breathe in the atmosphere of this ancient amphitheatre, that once held up to 80,000 spectators for the Games and Gladiatorial combat. With your expert guide, your new LivTours cardboard goggles for virtual reality reconstructions, and a small group of no more than 6 people, you will skip the long and confusing lines, walk straight into this majestic place and walk around in wonder and awe at its sheer scale and beauty, absorbing its spine tingling history brought vividly to life.  


  • Enjoy skip the line entry to the Colosseum
  • Take advantage of exclusive access to the Arena floor
  • Enjoy an expert guide and small group of 6
  • Learn the exciting and bloody history of the Colosseum
  • See virtual reconstructions through your new LivTours cardboard goggles
  • Walk in the footsteps of slaves, beasts and Gladiators on the Arena floor

Semi-Private tours and experiences are guaranteed six participants max.

Our prices always include tickets and reservations fees (no waiting in lines!)

Our tour guides and staff are selected experts and speak perfect English

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Eco-sustainable tourism, designed to respect and support local culture, art and traditions

Millions of people every year visit the Flavian Amphitheatre – more commonly known as the Colosseum. But not everyone will have the chance to truly walk in the footsteps of the Gladiators, and see VR reconstructions of ancient Colosseum using the LivTours app and your very own LivTours cardboard goggles. On this tour you will! With exclusive, timed access you will be able to step out onto the Arena floor – look up to the ruins of the stands, turn all the way around you as you imagine an 80,000 strong crowd roaring and cheering you on!  

Your expert, English speaking guide will lead you past the long confusing lines of tourists with skip the line tickets. Once through security, you will wander through the mighty arches, and explore the most famous ancient monument in the world. 

The Colosseum was built in the 1st Century AD by the Flavian Emperors: Vespasian, Titus and Domitian. It was called the Flavian Amphitheatre and acquired its nickname, ‘Colosseo’ because it stood next to a ‘colossal’ gold statue of the sun god Apollo.  For centuries the Colosseum came to symbolise the power, wealth and public entertainment of the Ancient Romans. On this 1.5 hour express tour that includes exclusive access to the Arena Floor – you’ll learn all about the history of this incredible place. From how the gladiators trained and fought, to what they ate to stay in shape and the kind of armour they wore and weapons they used. You’ll hear about the wild beast fights and legendary staged sea battles! You’ll hear tales of emperors and slaves, vestal virgins and famous gladiators.

Your tour ends inside the Colosseum for you to continuing explore at your own leisure. Once home, share your experience and the VR reconstructions with your family and friends using your new LivTours cardboard goggles. 


  • Expert English-speaking guide
  • Semi-private group of 6 people
  • Skip the line Colosseum tickets
  • Arena floor priority access
  • VR cardboard goggles
  • Express tour of the Colosseum

All LivTours Semi-Private Group Tours are limited to 6 guests per tour guide. Our commitment to maintaining our uniquely tiny group sizes can sometimes be a little tricky, mathematically speaking. For example, we want to ensure that traveling families and friends can tour together so on rare occasions we may add one or two guests in order to not split groups. On that same note, you may also find yourself on tour with less than six people! We thank you for your understanding and flexibility.


By selecting BUY AS A GIFT, you can purchase this tour as a gift for someone you care for. You will receive a gift card voucher that then can be redeemed by the person/people who will enjoy the tour.Date and Time are values that cannot be selected at the moment. You will in fact receive a gift card voucher with instructions on how to redeem the tour and then select date and time.You can create a shopping cart with multiple tours as gift cards. You may not compose a shopping cart of gift cards and actual tours with date and time.This option can also be used as an opportunity to book a tour open-dated for yourself, in case you are still in the pre-planning phase of your trip.For more information please read here.