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Roman Candle Tours

Via Candia 100, 00192 Rome, Italy
+393202709434
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Ranked #104 of 767 Activities in Rome
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: Roman Candle Tours offer excellent and affordable guided tours around Rome and the Vatican City as well as Florence, Venice, Pompeii and other must... more » Owner description: Roman Candle Tours offer excellent and affordable guided tours around Rome and the Vatican City as well as Florence, Venice, Pompeii and other must see cites. All of our lively and enthusiastic staff have lived in Italy for several years and are well equipped with the knowledge and experience to reveal this fascinating nation. We are dedicated to sharing information with our guests about the rich history, mythology, legends and scandals that Italy has seen; and the amazing stories these cobbled streets and crumbled temples have to tell. « less
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Seal Beach, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We could not have been happier with Roman Candle Tours. We have used them previously and again this trip they were fantastic. Filippo, our tour guide for both the Vatican and Colosseum was great. He took great care to make sure my mother who has issues walking long distances got to see as much as she could. He made sure... More

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Matthew C, Owner at Roman Candle Tours, responded to this review

Dear MK Thank you for your kind review. I am happy to hear that your second time with us was just as enjoyable as the first, if not more! I will pass along your thoughts to Filippo as I know he will love to hear your comments as well. Take care and we hope to see you back again soon!... More

North Vancouver, BC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We usually prefer to work our way through historical sites on our own but in Rome we were advised to use a professional guide and we're gld we did. Roman Candle Tours were recommended to us by an experienced travel advisor and our guides Franka and Richard were excellent. Franka toured us through the Vatican City and St. Peters and... More

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Matthew C, Owner at Roman Candle Tours, responded to this review

Dear Paul Thank you for your review. I am pleased to see that you have enjoyed the Vatican City Tour with Franca as well as the Colosseum Tour with Richard. When you return to Italy we will be happy to show you some more of our favourite sites! Best regards Matthew More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

Dealt directly with Matthew who was absolutely fantastic to work with! Organized our transfers, arranged our full day tour of Rome, next day your of the Vatican as well as our day tour to Tivoli gardens and Villa de Este. We were 6 in our party and had an absolutely fantastic time. The driver was always on time and the... More

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Matthew C, Owner at Roman Candle Tours, responded to this review

Hi Charleen, thank you for your review. I am happy to hear that your thoughts and that your time with us was fantastic. I look forward to hearing from you on your next trip to Italy :) More

Madison, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Tatiano was a wonderful guide through the Vatican. She was so personable and knowledgeable and her English was impeccable :) Thanks!

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Matthew C, Owner at Roman Candle Tours, responded to this review

Dear Traveller Thank you for taking the time to review the Vatican Tour that you have joined with us. Tatiana and I are happy to read that you have enjoyed your time with us and we hope to see you back in Italy again soon! All the best! Matthew More

Derry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

My wife and myself booked the Roman Candle Night Tour for our first day in Rome. The website says that tour groups may be up to 10 but on a Thursday night in September it was just us two. Our guide, Richard, was incredibly knowledgeable and not only showed us the main sites but took us into some of the... More

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Matthew C, Owner at Roman Candle Tours, responded to this review

Dear Traveller Thank you for your comments and for writing a review on our services. I am glad that you had the chance to have Richard all for yourself and that you enjoyed your time with him on our Rome City Tour. I will pass along your comments as I know he will love to hear them as well :)... More

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Our recent trip to Rome and Naples was through Roman Candles. Matthew who helped us organise the trip, was amazingly supportive, efficient and quick in responding to each and every query and need of ours. His planning was flawless. Highly recommend this tour company for travels in Italy.

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Matthew C, Owner at Roman Candle Tours, responded to this review

Hi Ananya Thank you for your review. With such an extensive itinerary such as yours, I was pleased that everything ran flawlessly and that you had a great trip to Italy. I wish you all the best and I will look forward to seeing you in a Bollywood Blockbuster coming to a cinema near me! Take care, Matthew More

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We did a semi-private vatican tour in June 2014 with our lovely guide Philipo. We could direclty skip the lines which was a huge time-saving, specially in the hot Roma Sun. He asked for specific request, so the tour was tailor-made. His passion can be felt in all his explinations throught the vatican museumS! We could made a great impression... More

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Matthew C, Owner at Roman Candle Tours, responded to this review

Dear Traveller Thank you for reviewing our Vatican Tour with Filippo. I was happy to read your thoughts on the tour and I know Filippo will love to hear them as well. All the best and we hope to see you back again soon! Matthew More

Hong Kong, China
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73 reviews 73 reviews
61 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Matthew Caley of Roman Candle Tours had planned and organised a 10-day tour, to the Southern part of Italy, for the twelve of us from Hong Kong in mid-May 2014. In fact, we do not have similar tours to these places in Italy from the Hong Kong travel agents up to present and we are really impressed after completion of... More

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Matthew C, Owner at Roman Candle Tours, responded to this review

Dear Mr Cheng Thank you for taking the time to write such a long and great review on your last trip with us through the South of Italy. You have been a loyal returning client of ours for many years but this tailored itinerary that you have requested was definitely the most challenging. With so many aspects to cover (transport,... More

Bucharest
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Matther of Roman Candle and their guide in Florence Antoanela, did a great job in organizing two a la carte tours for a business incentive program of my employer. Antoanela was able to jump the lines and get us to see: the Academica (4 hours waiting without reservation, 1 hour with reservation but we went straight in), the Uffizi and... More

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

My husband and I took the semi private guided tour of Ancient Rome and the colosseum today with Richard. Richard was a brilliant guide - professional, courteous, and highly knowledgable. He encouraged and answered all questions. He had a wonderful ability to convey information in a natural story telling manner. We took in so much more of Ancient Rome than... More

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