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Carrani Tours

Address: Via V. E. Orlando, 95, 00185 Rome, Italy (Castro Pretorio)
Phone Number: +39 06 474 2501
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Ranked #737 of 948 Activities in Rome
Owner description: Carrani Tours | Italian DMC since 1925 Carrani Tours offers products...
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Owner description: Carrani Tours | Italian DMC since 1925 Carrani Tours offers products and services throughout the entire territory of Italy operating with passion and professionalism. Providing travel solutions for individuals and groups, specializing in the cities of art with attention to culture, history and regional gastronomy, incentive travel, leisure travel, guided visits in special interest destinations, conferences and events. In 2012 the Company received special benefits under the new Partnership Agreement with the Vatican Museum and, in 2014, Gray Line selected it as its exclusive tour operator for the city of Rome.
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Arlington, Virginia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Yes, I just comeback on a Trip to Italy. And I use Carrani & Ciao Italy Tours. It was the most unpleasant experience I ever have in my life. I have travel all over the world and staying in 5 Star Hotels and 1 Star Hotels, also use Tours all over but this company does not care about the service... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

STAY AWAY from this agency! They literally rip you off and seem proud of it. My main purpose to visit Rome during Christmas was to attend the Christmas eve mass in St. Peter's Basilica. When I saw their brochure and read about the “Christmas Eve Buffet Dinner and Midnight Mass at St Peters Basilica”, my hotel reception called them and... More 

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ciaoitalytours, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Carrani Tours, responded to this review

Dear Mrs "Gobax", First and foremost we thank you for your review, in which you pointed out relevent issues regarding your experience while guest with us for that special Christmas event in Rome . As per all our experiences, we confirm that each review of our guests is always of extreme importance. However we would like to clarify several points... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Firstl, this is my first time in Rome and this tour was a total ripoff. $175.00 euros was was absolutely too much for this tour. The panoramic tour was an absolute joke, very rushed since they were late. DInner was a disaster. I was not sure what we were eating. There was no meat in any of the courses, from... More 

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Wow. The tour started in the early morning. We were picked up promptly from our hotel, which was comforting because it was our first day in Rome and we did not know our way around yet. Prior to the start of the tour we were sorted out into smaller groups. We were given headphones with little radios so we could... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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23 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Our hotel made arrangements for us and the Carrani people did everything they said they would do, including picking us up and delivering us back to our hotel. We would use them again for a day trip!

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London, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We did a tour to Pompeii with Carrani Tours on 29th November 2014 which we booked with the hotel staff on their recommendation. I wanted to write this review (first in my life that I ever bothered with) to warn you in case that you are interested in booking it because I and my husband thought they were just pathetic.... More 

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Langkawi, Malaysia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

We booked 2 tours from this company before we arrived in Rome. We did the Amalfi coast tour which took in Pompeii, Isle of Capri and Amalfi. Was really good and the accommodation was excellent. Good driver and the guides were very informative and helpful. Next tour was Rome to Venice stopping along the way at various towns with 2... More 

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Hampton, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

There are many bus companies touring Rome. I am sure some are better than others. They all like to profit from the lucrative tourist dollars. We choose this company because they have a good deal after 3PM where you can take the whole route for a much smaller fee. We did this the day of our arrival because we were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Travelled as a couple and did both the Ancient Rome walking Tour and the Pompeii and Naples Tour. Both tours were great and our tour guides were fantastic and very informative. I would say the the stop in Naples was a waste of time as you're only there for 45 mins and don't get to see much. Overall though they... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We took a tour in Rome of the Vatican with Carrani Tours. It was a torrential downpour that day and we were picked up from our hotel and dropped off blocks from the meeting point. Once the bus dropped us we walked a good distance to a square outside the Vatican where we were to be corralled for about a... More 

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