Our Nighttime Colosseum Tour, "Colosseum Under the Moon" will make your trip to Rome unforgettable. A great opportunity to take in the splendor of Rome in the evening, finishing up with a magical Moonlight Colosseum Guided Tour.
We will take you on a comprehensive walking tour of the principle attractions in the environs of the Ancient Roman Forum and Colosseum. After meeting up for a quick drink to get to know your guide, you will be given a brief intro to the area. Then you will enjoy a relaxed walk along the world-famous Via Fori Imperiali and take peek at Trajan's Market and the Roman Forum. We then enter the Colosseum and we will spend over an hour looking in-depth at one of the most imposing and impressive archaeological sites in the world.
If you choose our Forum & Colosseum by Night tour, you will start with a visit the Roman Forum without the crowds, noise and heat. Your small group will be transported back in time by one of our expert guides. You will visit some of the most interesting parts of the Roman Forum which will be lit up for this very special evening.
Due to restorations, the Arena floor will be closed from 28th August until 10th September. Unfortunately we will not be able to include the Arena as part of your Colosseum Under the Moon tour during this period.
Inside the Colosseum our experienced and informed guide will run you through the epic building's construction and history, in a manner that is both informative and entertaining. The terrifying and sometimes gruesome past of the world's oldest 'Super Stadium' will be brought vividly back to life as you are gradually taken through the building. From the deepest tunnels used by Gladiators to enter the fighting ring to the depths of the Colosseum, the story will slowly unfold bringing back to life the events from the eyes of both the lowly slave and greatest emperor.
There is never enough time on holiday, make it easier on yourself, taking full advantage of your time by booking a tour with Italy With Us. Enjoy this informative look into one of the key destinations on any itinerary - with one of our engaging tours of the Colosseum dungeons and the ancient city forum - in the cooler evening conditions.
During the tours of the Colosseum dungeons you will gain a terrifying insight into the quarters of which were used to house both slaves and wild beasts, minutes before being unleashed onto each other in a gruesome battle to the death, almost inevitably of the human participant. You will also learn about the complex engineering and mechanics developed to undertake complex and precise tasks, that would have made any spectacle at the Colosseum 2000 years ago, very much the equal of anything reproduced in the modern world.