The Colosseum & Roman Forums' Secrets Self-Guided Tours


  • Discover one of the 7 Wonders of the World

  • Location Aware: GPS map allows you to enjoy the sites

  • Instagram Hotspots: We find the perfect picture spots

  • Offline Mode: Download tours and listen without WiFi

  • Enjoy a private experience in a COVID-19 safe environment


Explore Rome and listen to our tours of Ancient Roman sites in the heart of the city with the Colosseum and the Roman Forums.

Tour info

50 minutes -
Group Size
Pricing (From)
Adult: (0-90 years)
Meeting Point

Piazza del Colosseo, 1, Rome, 00184, IT

Dropoff location

Why take this tour?

Discover the mesmerizing Colosseum and Roman Forums as you wander around more than 2000 years of history on these immersive walking tours.

Explore one of the seven hills where many believe the Roman Empire began. Imagine where gladiators and exotic animals once fought, crowds cheered and Emperors decided the fate of fighters!

On these private tours narrated by local historians, wander around the Colosseum and discover the history of the Ancient Roman Empire and the Vestal Virgins on this perfect walk for any historical trip to Rome. 

Walk through the Arch of Titus, explore the Basilica of Maxentius & Constantine and wander around the temples of Romulus, Saturn & Vesta.

Experience the beautiful architecture, secret stories, authentic street food, the best photo stops and unforgettable iconic sights as you transport yourselves in this ​​engaging, quirky and captivating adventure!

What’s included?

  • Access to your self-guided audio tour

  • Audio tour provided by a local or historian

  • Offline Mode: Download tours in advance to listen without WiFi

  • Location Aware: GPS map allows you to enjoy sites, without getting lost

  • Instagram Hotspots: We find the spot for your perfect picture

  • Headphones

  • Mobile Device

  • Entry ticket to the Colosseum

Things to know

Before you book

  • This product is suitable for all ages

  • Do it at your own pace. This product is suitable for all fitness levels

  • English speaking Audio guide only

Before you go

  • You will need to bring your own mobile phone

  • You will need to bring your own headset/earphones

Covid Policy

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience

This is a covid safe experience. Avoid the crowds and maintain social distancing with this independent tour.

Cancellation Policy

    Up to 24 hours before the beginning of the activity: full refund Less than 24 hours before the beginning of the activity or no-show: no refund

Redemption information

    This is not your ticket! You will receive a separate email with a link to your tour. From that email, please click 'Download Now', install the Vidi Guides app, create an account within the app and click 'GetMyTour'. The tour will then be ready for download within your profile section. You can start the tour whenever you like!

    Your voucher will be collected or scanned on redemption

About operator:

Too many people visit places without discovering anything about them. And we can’t let that happen.

We believe that the true essence of travelling lies in the joy of discovering the authentic face of cities, neighbourhood and cultural sites, and unlocking the many tales they hold.

With that spirit in our hearts, we started out in search of these stories hidden in the nooks and corners of Paris, London, Cambridge and Oxford's most iconic spots. We then dived into each place’s culture, history, and traditions by collaborating with historians, famous architects, photographers, street artists, and many more. What we ended up finding was a treasure trove of stories that we have meticulously tied together just for you!

But how to deliver this information? We didn’t want to create another Wikipedia, with people looking at their phones instead of the sites. And let’s face it, audioguides and headsets belong to the 20th century.. This is why we’ve created our own storytelling format. Podcast-style tours, enriched with photos and videos, that keep you wanting more.

Our goal is to create a form of travel that will make you truly discover the places you visit.