Express Private Early Morning Colosseum Tour with Arena Access

1 hr 30 mins
Refundable booking
colosseum arena

Ideal for the traveler who wants to do it all, this Express Early Morning Colosseum Tour with special arena access brims with insights and amazing sites. Stand in awe inside one of the most-visited archeological sites in the world before throngs of people and the heat of the day arrive.

Accompanied by your friendly, deeply knowledgeable, and dedicated guide, explore the Colosseum’s storied past, from gladiator combat to ancient spectacles. Experience the unparalleled beauty of the Colosseum in the soft morning light, visiting the special-access Arena Floor.

Your guide will tailor the experience to your interests, ensuring a personalized and enriching exploration. This concise yet enriching tour guarantees an indelible glimpse into the wonders of ancient Rome.


  • Beat the heat and crowds by being among the first to enter the Colosseum
  • Explore the Colosseum with a top-rated guide
  • Access to the Arena floor
  • Succinct private tour—ideal for people who ‘Must See’ the Colosseum with limited time

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Embark on a truly exclusive journey through the storied history of ancient Rome with our Express Early Morning Colosseum Private Tour with special arena access. Delight in the unparalleled splendor of the Colosseum before the throngs of tourists arrive.

Commencing promptly at 8:00 AM, this tour allows you to start learning from your guide about the Roman Empire, the construction of the Colosseum and the history that predates it, even before you set foot inside the building. Soak up the storied history of one of the most-visited archaeological sites in the world and enter before the crowds, right at 8:30 AM. Become part of an elite cadre of the earliest visitors of the day; revel in the Colosseum bathed in the gentle morning light. Traverse this iconic amphitheater as your dedicated guide regales you with enthralling tales of its storied past, breathing life into the golden era of gladiatorial combat and ancient extravaganzas.

Exclusive admittance to the hallowed Arena Floor awaits, affording you the privilege of standing at the very heart of this legendary battleground. With very few fellow visitors on the Arena Floor, you will be able to luxuriate in the expansive aura of the Colosseum, conjuring visions of the resounding cheers of the audiences that once thronged its grandstands.

Throughout this bespoke tour, your guide will tailor the experience to your unique interests, ensuring a personalized and enriching exploration. Whether you are a connoisseur of history or simply seek an unparalleled and intimate experience, our Private Express Early Morning Colosseum Tour guarantees an indelible experience.

Escape the throngs and witness Roman history at its best with our bespoke private tour. Join us and unlock the secrets of ancient Rome in the exclusive company of your dedicated guide.


  • Priority Entrance into the Colosseum
  • VIP access to the arena floor
  • Private, expert English-speaking guide
  • Tickets to access Roman Forum and Palatine Hill

  • All Colosseum tours require photo ID for all participants; plan to bring your passports on the day of your tour. Failure to show identification will result in the denial of entry to the site.
  • The above itinerary is an example, the order of the sites might change depending on the scheduled slot.

LivTours’ group size of max 6 participants is and always has been based on sustainable travel, and we are proud to be at the forefront of change and innovation in the industry.  LivTours is committed to providing travelers with truly sustainable tours with the lowest possible environmental impact, all while supporting the local industries and people of each unique destination. To learn more about how you can actively support sustainable tourism  and how LivTours is contributing, click here.


When you book a LivTours Private Tour or Experience, you are guaranteed a dedicated, expert guide that allows you the flexibility to start your tour at a time which is convenient for you, making planning easy. Our private tours ensure that you will get a tailored experience to meet all your needs so we go at your pace, perfect for families with younger children, elderly, or individuals with accessibility needs. Please be advised that all private tours begin at a base price starting at two people*. Prices are inclusive of entry tickets where applicable. *Some Ferrari private experiences are inclusive of one person only.


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One Way Pick-Up Transfer Service
With the one way pick up service, your driver will pick you up directly from your accommodation and drive you to the meeting point where you will be greeted by your tour guide. Guarantee stress-free. One way only.
starting from 85 €

By selecting Choose Dates Later / Buy as Gift at booking, any tour can be purchased without fixed dates. This is the perfect option if you want to purchase your tour as a gift for a loved one, or if you are in the pre-planning phase of your vacation. After booking, you will receive a Travel Voucher Code and full instructions on how to schedule your tours when ready. Once your travel plans are confirmed, you can easily use the Travel Voucher Code on the LivTours website to formally schedule your tours. You can find out more here.