First Entry Private Colosseum & Roman Forum Tour with Special Arena Access

3 hrs
Refundable booking

Surround yourself with ancient Roman history on our First Entry Private Colosseum & Roman Forum Tour with special arena access. Seize the opportunity to be among the privileged few entering the Colosseum early in the morning, enveloping yourself in its majestic ambiance as the morning sun casts its golden hue.

Explore the restricted-access Arena Floor: stand in the very place where gladiators stood and grasp the true scale of this incredible place. Then venture into the heart of the Roman Forum, where the ruins of temples, homes, palaces, and vibrant marketplaces reveal the bustling life of ancient Romans.

Brought to life by your top-rated guide, this meticulously curated tour promises an unparalleled voyage through the storied annals of Rome’s ancient past. Elevate your visit to Rome with this meticulously tailored journey that captures the very essence of the city during the height of the Roman Empire.


  • Beat the heat and crowds by being among the first to enter the Colosseum
  • Explore the Colosseum with a top-rated, private guide
  • Envision life for ancient Romans by learning the details of these storied sites
  • Learn how and why the Colosseum was built and how is was used over the centuries
  • Access the restricted Arena Floor to stand where the gladiators stood
  • Explore the grand ruins of Roman Forum
  • Walk along the Via Sacra, visit Basilicas and Arches

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Embark on an unforgettable journey through time with our First Entry Private Colosseum & Roman Forum Tour with special arena access. As the sun rises over Rome, you’ll step back centuries into the heart of ancient history, experiencing the iconic Colosseum and Roman Forum like never before.

Beating the crowds and heat, our tour offers you the exclusive opportunity to enter the Colosseum as the gates open, starting at 8:30 AM. Prior to entrance, your guide will meet you and begin the tour so that you are equipped with insights and history as you set foot inside this awe-inspiring amphitheater. Once in the Colosseum, you’ll witness its grandeur in the serene morning light. Imagine standing amidst the towering ruins, feeling the weight of history wash over you as you gaze upon the arena where gladiators once clashed.

But the adventure doesn’t end there. With access to the restricted Arena Floor, you’ll walk in the footsteps of ancient warriors – this privileged experience gives you a closer look at the Colosseum’s inner workings, offering insights into its construction and the events that unfolded within its walls.

After exploring the Colosseum, your journey continues into the heart of ancient Rome: the Roman Forum awaits. Wander through the remnants of temples, basilicas, and bustling marketplaces, each step revealing new insights into the daily life of ancient Romans.

Led by a top-rated guide, this private tour ensures an intimate and personalized experience, allowing you to delve deeply into the history and significance of these remarkable archaeological sites. Whether you’re a history enthusiast or simply seeking to immerse yourself in the beauty of Rome’s ancient past, our Early Morning Colosseum & Forum Private Tour promises an unforgettable adventure you’ll cherish for a lifetime.


  • Priority Entrance into the Colosseum
  • Colosseum ground and 1st Floor
  • VIP access to the arena floor
  • Roman Forum
  • Via Sacra
  • Arch of Constantine
  • Basilica of Maxentius
  • Basilica of Antonius & Pius
  • Arch of Titus
  • House of the Vestal Virgins
  • Palatine Hill
  • Private English-speaking guide

  • 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.