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Real Rome Tours

Address: Via Leone IV 51-53, 00192 Rome, Italy (Monti)
Phone Number: +39 345 216 7194
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Ranked #17 of 558 Sightseeing Tours in Rome
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: City tours, Cultural tours, Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Real Rome Tours is a small team of local guides, licensed and experienced in giving guided tours of...
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Type: City tours, Cultural tours, Sightseeing Tours
Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Sat 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Owner description: Real Rome Tours is a small team of local guides, licensed and experienced in giving guided tours of Rome in English. Rather than work for tour operators, we formed this company in order to cut out the middleman and work directly with our customers, thereby avoiding the commissions that tour operators add to our tour fees. Although we are all licensed guides in Rome and the Vatican, we all have our own areas of expertise. We have archaeologists, art historians, and university lecturers among our ranks, and as our reputation has grown we continue to invite similarly-qualified guides to join us. Our philosophy is simple: We believe that tours should be fun as well as informative. We also believe that our customers are best served in small groups. For this purpose, we strictly limit all of our group tours to only 12 people. Our fees are honest and reflect the small sizes of our groups. We include ticket prices in our tour fees where tickets are applicable, and we always skip the lines. Headsets are provided so you can walk around and still hear your live guide. Our customer base and reputation have been growing steadily over the past few years, and we promise to continue to strive to deliver the perfect Rome experience for all our future guests. We hope to see you on one of our tours in 2015!

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

Cannot recommend this tour highly enough. I had been to both Colosseum and Forum once before, it was the attraction of going underground that sold this trip, I was not particularly interested in 'doing the Forum again' and had this been planned for after the Colosseum I might have given it a miss ...... What a mistake that would have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

We had a fantastic tour with Real Rome Tours. Our guide was extremely informative and knowledgeable about the Colosseum and the Forum! These guides have hands on experience and will be able to tell you more than if you were to go on your own! The best part is you don't have to stand in lines and you get to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

We had an excellent tour guide with Real Rome Tours. He was extremely well informed and interesting which added to the splendour of The Sistine Chapel and The Vatican. I could not praise him enough. Just wish we had booked Real Rome Tours for our other excursions.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

We traveled to Rome in Feb 2015 and used Real Rome Tours twice. Real Rome Tours is really great...the logistics of the Vatican tour (skipping the long lines was worth it alone!!) and everything we got to see was really great. Ferdiando (an archeologist!) was a fantastic tour guide -- he was very knowledgeable, very friendly and happily answered all... More 

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Ipswich, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Excellent tour of the Colosseum with Ferdinando. It does cover Palatine Hill and Forum as well but before the tour started Ferdinando explained that he would spend more time at the Colosseum. I have been to the Colosseum a number of times before but the access from this tour is special. Ferdinando is very knowledgeable, and transfers his knowledge in... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

When heading to Rome, one of the sites I was looking forward to seeing the most was the Colosseum and this tour made it better than I could have hoped for! We had Andrea as our tour guide and only a small group of 4. Andrea was great and knew everything about the sites and the area in general. He... More 

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Spearfish, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

We were in Rome in Oct and had Ferdiando as our guide. He was fantastic. To have a Italian Archeologist as a tour guide was dream come true! He was so knowledgeable, friendly and answered all our questions! I hope to have him as guide again next time I am in Rome. Seeing the Colosseum including the hypogeum was so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Before I start, let me say Andrea Domini "la migliore guida mai" the best guide ever!! Very knowledgable and caring and attentive to your problems. If you can get him you will have a great 8 hr walk folks, trust me. Get ready to walk. Put on a good pair of walking shoes, wake up early, bring drinking water, shades,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

Good tour that gave you a full insight into the colosseum and forum/Paletine hill, with more access than you would usually have, and plenty of informative facts along the way. Well worth the extra money, and you get to skip the lines too !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Great tour! Great guide! I had an amazing time! The guide was an art history major or something and he knew a lot about the paintings and the historical periods, he was very nice and flexible and even added more places in the tour that weren't on the original schedule (as a bonus). Highly recommended!

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