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Address: Via Sebastiano Veniero 21, 00192 Rome, Italy
Phone Number: +39 06 8390 4705
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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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This was a truly excellent tour! One word of warning – it is about four hours long, and you will be standing, walking and climbing stairs for the whole time. If you’re okay with... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was a truly excellent tour! One word of warning – it is about four hours long, and you will be standing, walking and climbing stairs for the whole time. If you’re okay with that, you’ll be absolutely rewarded for your efforts. Our group consisted of about 20 people. You’re provided with a headset, so you can hear your guide... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked two tours, the Colosseum and the Vatican on separate days. The Colosseum was first and we were given so much information on the history of the Colosseum and the Forum. The Vatican tour included the museum the Bassilica and then we had time to look around at our leisure, allowing us time to climb to the top of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very professional and highly recommended...very informative and guide you directly to the highlights.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was a pleasure to meet with When in Rome Tours meeting point. They are really well organized and very kind. Everything was great - good and funny guide. But the tour was to filled with long walks with way too many people. It was hard to find out what we were looking at event though the guide did her... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had Christina as our tour guide and she could not have been any funner, informative and welcoming. She took us through some really interesting and interactive pictures prior to us starting the tour and really prepped us. Not only was she extremely knowledgeable, she was also very confident and full of great jokes throughout. She's from the States so... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked the Papal Jubilee Tour of the Vatican and the three other basilicas of Rome. It was a memorable tour primarily because of our guide. Vincenzo was passionate about the art and culture of his city! He was gregarious, friendly and intelligent. I have been to the Vatican and the other basilicas before but saw them in a totally... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We did two 'When in Rome Tours' - the Vatican and the Colosseum. The Colosseum tour was a definite highlight. We had Chiara, who is funny, entertaining and very knowledgable. She knew her history inside and out, and answered all of our questions. I would definitely recommend getting tickets in advance to skip the line in all major sites. It's... More 

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15 yr old daughter and I took the 3-hour "Vatican and Vatatombs" tour. I liked having a small group size, about 18 of us, and an enthusiastic, competent guide. He herded us through the crowds and past the queueus, whilst imparting interesting titbits of information in an interactive manner.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our tour guide, Christina, was awesome. We were a small group and she got us in and through all the security checks fast. As it was raining hard, she told us that they usually go over some history and the Sistine Chapel in the courtyard before entering as there is no talking inside. She then took one of our group... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this tour for a group of 20. This far exceeded our expectations. From booking, communication to the tour there was not a flaw. Chiara was so much fun and her knowledge and passion for this city was amazing. Would highly recommend this to anyone!! Thank you for a perfect day.

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