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Address: Via Sebastiano Veniero 21, 00192 Rome, Italy
Phone Number: +39 06 8390 4705
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Description: When In Rome Tours is a collective of like-minded tourism industry...
When In Rome Tours is a collective of like-minded tourism industry professionals, comprising company directors, two business managers, several admins, and dedicated support staff. Our Rome tour guides are fully licensed and have been leading Rome walks for many years in both English and native Spanish. Instead of working for a corporate tours provider on a commission basis, we have worked our way up over the years to become Rome's leading independently established tour operator. There are no middlemen, book a Rome or Vatican walking tour with us and you will tour WITH US. In this way, you get value for money with no extra costs at any stage. Our guides are experts in their chosen field, be they art historians or archaeologists. Our primary aim is to deliver education about Rome and the Vatican in an enjoyable way, so we take great care to ensure that our guides are as personable as they are professional. Small group tours of Rome work well for everyone and they are our focus. If, however, you wish to book a fully private and exclusive tour, we have many private Rome tour options for you to consider. As a fully licensed tour agency in Rome, we have to bear considerable operating costs as anyone working in Italy will tell you, so we are very proud to announce that our prices continue to be as competitive today as they always have been. In order to be fully transparent, tour costs on our website include all tickets and all local taxes - there is never anything else to pay over and above the prices we publish online. One of our many guarantees is "skip the Vatican line". The same also applies to our ancient Rome tours - "skip the Coliseum line". You will always enter venues in Rome before everyone else on a Rome or Vatican tour with When In Rome Tours. Our reputation in Rome is second to none, and we are sent recommendations every day. When In Rome Tours strives to offer the best possible tours of Rome and the Vatican, and we will continue to pursue even higher service standards in future.
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Our wonderful tour of the breathtaking Vatican museums today was turned into a truly outstanding 'event' thanks to the talented, knowledgeable, funny, quick, clever, sensitive... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Our wonderful tour of the breathtaking Vatican museums today was turned into a truly outstanding 'event' thanks to the talented, knowledgeable, funny, quick, clever, sensitive, gorgeous Chiara! - truly a tour guide extraordinaire!! Chiara gave us 200% of her energy and enthusiasm and had everyone transfixed with her passionate personality and love of her subject matter. Message to her boss... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

I can't imagine having visited the Colosuem or ruins without a tour- I loved hearing the stories and seeing pictures that the tour brought of before the earthquake. Massimillano was very expressive and kind. It was very entertaining!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

I did the Vatican tour with Aurora and was impressed by how much she knew about the paintings and overall history of the Vatican. Her personality made the tour more interesting! You can tell she is very passionate about her city and the Vatican. She also gave us very detailed explanations about how to get to places and helped my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

I had a great visit to the Vatican last weekend. Our guide Aurora provided very good explanation about all the parts that we visited. She spoke clearly and made sure that everyone gets the best experience. I would say that she's one of the best tour guides I've ever had.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Aurora from 'When in Rome Tour's was our guide and very good she was too! She knew so much about the paintings, frescoes and sculptures that she was able to point out things that we would never have seen on our own. Two hours was not enough time for the museum and the Sistine chapel and we had to move... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

We used this tour guide service for both the Vatican and Colosseum. Luigi was described to us as the "Sampson" of Vatican guides and he delivered in every way. His passion and energy for everything Vatican rubbed off on us and left us in awe of this amazing attraction. Loved how he linked time, art and architecture together to weave... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Luigi was the guide for the Vatican & Chiara was my guide for Colosseum. Both were energetic, engaging, knowledgable tour guides & I highly recommend both of them.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Hi! We were so lucky to have Aurora as our guide in Vatikan museum and surrondings. She is entertaining and with her great knowledge about the history of Rome she really made our stay in Rome. Thanks Aurora!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Thank you Luigi for inspiring and professional tour around Vatican wonders! Amount of artwork is absolutely overwhelming there, guided tour is highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

I agree with the reviewer who described the "extended and exhausting shuffle", which made me even more grateful that we did not decide to try and tour the Vatican on our own. Giada's enthusiasm and passion, coupled with her high-energy and quick wit made the crowded, hot, "herding cattle" experience worth while as this art history major provided us with... More 

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Vatican / Borgo
Frocked priests, colorful Swiss Guards, insistent souvenir shop owners, flag-waving tour guides, and pilgrims from around the world. This is the Vatican and Borgo, Rome's most recognized neighborhood which acts as Vatican City's front yard. Aside from the souvenir boutiques and a few food spots, the only business conducted here is papal. In the daytime, the tiny medieval sector bustles with holy activity, as visitors vie for elbow room, or stand in line for a visit. Once the sun sets, the neighborhood is transformed into a quiet and picturesque hamlet.
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