Gladiators and Games: The Colosseum and Forum for Kids
On this family friendly tour of Ancient Rome you will be taken through the Roman Forum and around the Colosseum.
Things to know
Culture Vulture, Family, History Buffs
You and our own professional guide. 100% exclusive
Skip-the-line entrance tickets to the Colosseum and Roman Forum.
Type of tour:
Walking tour – no transport costs are included. Your guide will help you get around on the day.
Family-friendly tour Gratuities optional
Meeting points: At Metro Colosseo, outside the metro station by the newspaper stand.
What makes this tour special
On this three-hour tour, you and your family will time travel back 2,000 years and visit sites that were imperative to the Roman Empire. Discuss the myths & legends of centuries past, uncover dynamic gladiatorial games, and marvel at the spectacular Colosseum.
Take a step back into history and walk through the Roman Forum.
Learn about the fascinating history of the Roman Empire.
Marvel with your kids at the history of Palatine Hill, where the Roman Senate began.
Explore the iconic Colosseum where gladiators fought to the death.
Walk through the Roman Forum where you will come across remnants of magnificent temples, law-courts, palaces and marketplace, while listening to stories of great emperors like Julius Caesar and Augustus Caesar and stories of insane and cruel emperors like Nero and Caligula. The tour will eventually lead you to Palatine Hill – the birthplace of the Roman Senate and where Rome’s Emperors used to live. Eventually you will end up at the Colosseum, where you will have the opportunity to walk around this ancient amphitheatre and learn more about the gladiators’ role and why violence was such a fundamental part of everyday Roman life.
QWill there be other people on the tour or is it just us?
AAll of our tours are 100% private and exclusive, which means that it will just be you, your group and your guide on the tour. Your tour will be completely tailored to your needs and we will make sure to find a guide that best suits your group.
QAre entrance tickets and transport included in the cost of the tour?
AIn the ‘Things to Know’ section at the top of this page you will find details of whatever entrance tickets and transport are included in the tour. If you have any questions about this, then you can either use the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, send an email to or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QWhat is your cancellation policy?
AOn tours cancelled more than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are happy to offer our customers a full refund - minus a 5% credit card fee and the cost of any tickets that have been purchased. For tours cancelled less than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are unfortunately unable to offer refunds. If you would like to reschedule a tour, this is usually possible if we are given enough notice, but we cannot guarantee the same guide. Changes made to bookings may be subject to rebooking fees to cover the cost of tickets purchased, transport, guide rescheduling and administration. To cancel or change your booking, please contact us at or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QWho do I contact if I have any questions about this tour or if I want to make changes to my tour?
AAt Touriocity, we provide a free concierge service to help you plan your time abroad and they will be able to answer any questions you may have about this tour or any other tours. We are normally able to customise or personalise tours to suit your needs. Please do get in touch by either using the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, sending an email to or calling 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QAm I able to book more than one tour?
AAbsolutely, you can book as many tours as you like! You can add them to your cart by clicking the ‘Book Now’ button or you can get in touch and we can put together an itinerary for you. To get in touch, you can either use the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, send an email to or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).