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Roma, Italy
Ultimate Colosseum Underground Night Tour
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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English

Overview

See the Colosseum minus the daytime crowds, the heat, and lengthy admission lines on this evening tour, and enjoy a glass of prosecco, too. Taking place in the quieter evening hours, the small-group tour includes skip-the-line entry to the ancient amphitheater plus visits to its top tier, arena floor, and the underground chambers where the gladiators prepped for battle. Numbers are limited to 25 people for a small-group experience at Rome’s iconic ancient landmark.
  • Underground night tour of the Colosseum in Rome
  • Enjoy a glass of prosecco during your evening tour
  • Avoid any entrance lines with a skip-the-line entry ticket
  • Explore the underground gladiator chambers with a guide
  • Walk on the arena floor where the gladiators once fought
  • Colosseum tour with a maximum of 25 for a small-group experience
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Professional guide
Headsets to hear your guide clearly
Prosecco
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Bottled water
Alcoholic Beverages
Gratuities
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Palatine Hill & Roman Forum access
Via del Colosseo, 24 , Via del Colosseo, 24, 00184 Roma RM, Italy

Our office is 2 minutes from the top of the Colosseum metro stop (Top floor).

Colosseo , Piazza del Colosseo, 00184 Roma RM, Italy

Concludes inside the Colosseum

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please provide an active phone number during the booking process in order to be contacted about last minute changing
  • The tour reservations have strict timing. To join the tour you are required to be at the meeting point for check-in at least 15 minutes prior to your tour departure time. If you arrive late for the meeting time, it will not be possible to join the group or reschedule, unless you pay for the activity again. As per "No Show" rules you will not be entitled to a refund.
  • The minimum age to take part is 7 years old & children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Near public transportation
  • Large bags and suitcases are not permitted inside the attraction; do not bring these with you as there are no cloakrooms at the Colosseum
  • The exact timings and reservations can vary, dependant on the monument/attractions administration offices availabilities and decisions on the booking day and can be subject to last minute changes. Departure time can differ up to 20 minutes from your selected time.
  • Pets are not allowed inside the venue
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Please note that from August 6th, 2021, all public museums in Italy will require all visitors above the age of 12 years old to show a valid ID and certification proving that you have either: Been vaccinated with an approved vaccine (Pfizer-BioNtech, Astrazeneca, Johnson & Johnson and Moderna) Been tested (PCR or antigen) with a negative result within the last 48hrs; Recovered from COVID-19, attested by a PCR or antigen test result, at least 15 days and no more than six months old;
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Explore Italy Tours
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Ultimate Colosseum Underground Night Tour ?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by Ultimate Colosseum Underground Night Tour .
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Ultimate Colosseum Underground Night Tour ?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
See all safety measures taken by Ultimate Colosseum Underground Night Tour .
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Ultimate Colosseum Underground Night Tour ?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Ultimate Colosseum Underground Night Tour .
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Ultimate Colosseum Underground Night Tour ?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Ultimate Colosseum Underground Night Tour .

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Traveler Tips


  • "Its lit (not very well, but the trade off in ambiance means you have to tread carefully)." See review
  • "Doing this tour at night with only 25 people REALLY cut down on public nuisance, noise, heat, loud children, etc." See review

Reviews

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star-3
Can’t Recommend This
Scott_W
, Nov 2021
On balance, this was a disappointing experience, and not quite the event that was described. Only two people (including myself) showed up for this tour, so our guide, Alessandra, dispensed with the headsets and took us for an intimate walk along the Via dei Fori Imperiali, describing some of the ruins there. That was nice, but, that activity wasn’t in the event description. We asked her why we weren’t in the Colosseum, and she promptly led us back to the arena, where we were then handed off to another guide who’d already assembled a group there waiting to go inside. So we began that part of the tour about 20 minutes later, after everyone moved inside and headsets were handed out. And this was about an hour or so after our tour had begun. While Alessandra had been enjoyable, I’m afraid that the guide for the Colosseum was incredibly lackluster. Some of that may have been because of a language barrier (she was a native French speaker), but largely the problem seemed to be that she lacked the theatricality needed to keep everyone engaged. As the tour dragged on, you could see most in the group were distracted or talking among themselves. I don’t mean to be harsh; I’m sure the guide was doing the best she could. It just wasn’t working, however. We also didn’t go to the top tier of the arena, as billed in the tour description. I can’t honestly recommend this event to anyone. I only gave it three stars because our first guide was pleasant and fun. If not for her, I would’ve rated this at about one star.
star-5
Evening tour canceled, but Explore Italy Tours made things right
Wendy_R
, Aug 2021
We were so excited to book this tour, as it included the newly opened sections of the Underground that few visitors have seen. We received a call two days before our tour advising that no evening tours were being allowed at the time, and they offered to re-book us during a daytime tour. We were grateful that the tour company reached out in plenty of time and made things right with re-booking us to another tour. We got the same Underground and VIP-level experience on the day trip. Our guide was excellent - so energetic and full of fascinating stories of the history of not only the Colosseum, but of the Forum and of Rome itself. This was our third time at the Colosseum, but we learned and saw so much more than the times before. This is an excellent tour that we highly recommend!
icon Response from Host , Sep 2021
Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us your feedback. We look forward to welcoming you in the near future in Rome. Best regards! Luca
star-5
Excellent Experience
Nicholas_D
, Aug 2021
The underground is fascinating, we even received a bonus tour of the exterior of the forum as it was a quiet night. Tour provider was professional and friendly. Would certainly recommend to all.
icon Response from Host , Aug 2021
Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us your feedback. We look forward to welcoming you in the near future in Rome. Best regards! Luca
star-1
Horrible organization, no communication
lucy_R
, Jul 2021
Tour got cancelled on the same day! No notification or email! Waited 20 mins at meet up location with 5 other people until I called to check on our tour guide. Tour was scheduled a month ahead of time!
star-1
Disappointing
Celeste_M
, Jul 2021
We booked this our last night in Rome in replacement of a 3 star Michelin restaurant I’d been looking forward to because we thought it’d be a more unique experience. We arrived at the meeting spot and found the other group joining the tour but the tour guide never showed up. Upon calling they were rude and unapologetic and claimed they oversold tickets. The other group booked their tickets 2 months in advance and were so disappointed. I understand things happen and can get canceled, that’s just life. I’ll never excuse someone for being rude or unkind, for that reason I’d never use this company again. We still had a beautiful night after we found a delicious local Italian restaurant to dine at.
star-5
Nice replacement
Savonna_K
, Jul 2021
This was a nice replacement for the original booked evening tour. Our guide Dennis was very informative.
icon Response from Host , Jul 2021
Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us your feedback. We look forward to welcoming you in the near future in Rome. Best regards! Luca
star-4
Great tour
Jillian_R
, Nov 2019
Santos, our guide was fantastic. Since it’s a third party, I think it was a little expensive and the side tour is just to kill time before you’re in the Colosseum, but if you are booking last minute and there’s no other way in, it’s definitely worth it.
icon Response from Host , Dec 2019
Thank you very much for your feedback about your experience with us! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your Evening Underground Colosseum tour!
star-1
Impossible to find the ticket office
William D
, Oct 2019
Do not use this tour unless you travel to the colossuem the day before to get your entrance tickets. No one will answer the phone to help direct you if you are unable to find them!!! We arrived 2.5 hours before the tour and could not get any help finding the ticket office. They have no phone support, we called them 10 times and had to leave messages and no one ever returned any calls…ever!!!. They do not give refunds, They take your money and leave you to fend for yourself. I would Never, Never, Never recommend this tour to my family and friends!!!! Bill & Tracy
icon Response from Host , Oct 2019
We are sorry about your experience. On the confirmation voucher, we send all the information regarding the tour, as the departure time, the check-in time and the departure point. In your case, you had to arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes prior to your departure time. In the evenings, our office opens 1 hour prior to the tour departure time and the telephone is not reachable before that time. The check-in for the tour starts 15-30 minutes prior to the tour departure time. We are very sad about this review. You arrived for the tour for more than 2 hours before the tour time and we have no responsibility about this.
star-5
Great experience with great tour guides
seanmedmal
, Oct 2019
This tour was a lot of fun (we were among a handful of people in the Colosseum). The tour guides were knowledgeable and kept the tour interesting.
icon Response from Host , Nov 2019
We are happy to hear that you liked your Evening Colosseum Underground tour with us! Thank you very much for your review!
star-5
Our favourite tour
Tamsinbrown
, Sep 2019
Definitely worth booking at this time of day. Very quiet , first tour guide was English so very easy to understand. He delivered the history of the coliseum and early Rome in a very exciting way. Wish he had come inside with us as the next guide was more difficult to understand because of her accent. The inside spoke for itself!!
icon Response from Host , Nov 2019
Thank you very much for your review! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your Evening Underground tour with us!

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