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Evening Underground Colosseum Tour with Prosecco

Roma, Italy

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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English


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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Great tour
, 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!
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.
Great experience with great tour guides
, 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!
Our favourite tour
, 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!
Evening colosseum tour
, Sep 2019
I was greatly looking forward to this tour, however there were several things about it I wish I was aware of before we booked. If we were in possession of all the facts I can not say I would have booked it. To begin with, the first hour of the outside “tour” consisted of a “guide” from the tour company sitting us down and going through the history of the colosseum. No walking, just sitting for an hour until our reservation began at the colosseum. Once inside a Colosseum guide takes over the tour. Then she repeated the exact same script as the guide from the first hour!! Exactly the same- only difference was she corrected many of the historical facts he got wrong. Clearly the guide from the tour company knows what the colosseum tour script is and just repeats it to kill an hour. So disappointed. The Prosecco was good and set the bar high and the office staff was very friendly but it was just such a let down to hear the exact same thing repeated twice. By the time the actual tour began it was almost 930 and it was still an hour in a barely lit colosseum. It’s beautiful but very difficult to see many of the details the tour includes. Your much better off booking a night tour and showing up strictly at the colosseum with their guides. Better yet- book the day and see everything they refer to throughout the tour.
icon Response from Host , Nov 2019
Dear Customer, Thank you for taking your time writing a review about this. We are glad to hear that you liked the tour, but we are sorry to hear you are feeling that way. At Explore Italy Tours, we work very closely with our guides in order to offer a meaningful and unforgettable customer experience and it's disappointing to find out that was not the case on this occasion. We are truly committed to improving the overall experience of our tours and assure you that we are working closely with our team on ensuring we do so. Once again, thank you very much for your time writing a review. Best regards, Explore Italy Tours CS team.
Night Colosseum tour
Holly W
, Sep 2019
My daughter and I went on this tour and Frederica was our guide. She was marvelous-had a Masters in Architecture and gave us a true “picture” of the building AND the “time” of these bloody games. She used her iPad to illustrate what Rome looked like, Nero’s villa, family life, clothing...even the modes of male/female relationships. I thought the building was a little too dark, missed some of the floor structures, but that wasn’t Viator or Frederica’s fault! Doing this tour at night with only 25 people REALLY cut down on public nuisance, noise, heat, loud children, etc. fantastic!!!
icon Response from Host , Nov 2019
We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your tour with us! Thank you very much for your review!
Wonderful evening
, Sep 2019
We had anton as our outside guide and we couldn't have asked for a better guide. Funny, witty really informative and just wonderful. Our inside guide was lovely but wasn't at the same level
icon Response from Host , Nov 2019
We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your Evening Underground tour with us! Thank you very much for your review! We will pass your kind words to Anton.
THIS is the Colosseum Tour you Need to do!
, Aug 2019
Start off with prosecco then walk to the Colosseum around the corner. One guide spends an hour outside the building, educating all about the Forum and surrounding area, as well as how the Colosseum was built. Then you're handed off to a second guide who takes you inside the depths of the Colosseum at night. Its lit (not very well, but the trade off in ambiance means you have to tread carefully). Bring comfortable shoes - stairs are pitched and slippery. Pay attention and hold on to the rails. Do that and you will enjoy this gem of a tour!
icon Response from Host , Nov 2019
Thank you very much for your review! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your Evening Colosseum Underground tour with us!
History at night
, Aug 2019
The tour was outstanding! Our guide's knowledge and communication of the chronology of the Colosseum and its significant events was excellent. The film was also a nice touch. Thank you!
icon Response from Host , Nov 2019
Thank you very much for your review! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your Evening Colosseum tour with us!
Started late
, Jul 2019
Tour started 45 mins late and we had kids so booked the time for reason. The tour was 2 parts and each was good but much of the info was duplicate so would have been better to have different info discussed and make it more interesting/engaging
icon Response from Host , Jul 2019
Thank you for dedicating us some of your time for this review. We are sad you little enjoyed your tour with us. This tour is strictly scheduled with Colosseum and can start only at the scheduled time. Please contact us with your booking details. We will go over this. The information provided during the tour is the history of Colosseum and Ancient Rome. We will check with our guides if we can make it a little more interesting. Your opinion is very important for us to improve our service. Thank you for your feedback, Explore Italy Tours.

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