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Roman Candle Tours

Via Candia 100, 00192 Rome, Italy
+393202709434
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Ranked #103 of 881 Activities in Rome
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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.

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Cobalt, Connecticut
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37 reviews 37 reviews
4 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Normally my husband and I are not enthusiastic about tours, but we are so glad that we signed up for the tour of the Coliseum and Roman ruins. Our guide (I think his name was Brian) was knowledgeable and funny. We learned so much more than we would have if we had just been reading the posted explanatory boards (which... More

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

Thank you for getting back to us and for your kind review. Brian will be pleased to know that you enjoyed his tour of the Colosseum and ancient city. We hope to hear from you again soon! More

Norton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Our first tour was of the Amafi Coast and Pompeii. Our guide Pina was outstanding we started with the Amafi coastline which was beautiful. Ample time was given for stops. We toured a winery and had a nice lunch and Wine tasting. We then went to Pompeii for a very informative tour. Pina made sure we saw all the necessary... More

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

Thank you for your review! We're glad that we were the ones to show you around when your cruise docked in Rome and Naples and Im happy that you enjoyed yourselves. We hope to see you back again soon! More

Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Four of us spent 15 days in Italy visiting Florence, Rome, Cinque Terra, Cassino and Sardinia. We concentrated on art and architecture during this time. While two of use were new to Italy the other two had been there before. This was in fact their third visit to Rome. It as an enjoyable two weeks. WE visited several galleries in... More

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

Thank you for getting back to us and for telling us about your trip, it is much appreciated. I'm glad that you have enjoyed your time with us and I look forward to hearing from you when you decide to return. Best regards, Matthew More

Oakville, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

My husband and I did a private tour of both of these sites on our day in Rome. Lucia met us as scheduled and we had a great day. Her knowledge was amazing. We really got to know so much about both sites that we would never had learned on our own. We spent 3 hours in each of the... More

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

Hi Ellen Thank you for taking the time to write a review on our services and I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your day in Rome as much as you did. I will make sure Lucia hears your thoughts as well as I know she would like to hear about what a great job she is doing. We... More

Seal Beach, United States
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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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208 reviews 208 reviews
48 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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

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