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Rome Illuminated Guided Tours

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Address: viale Trastevere, 00126 Rome, Italy
Phone Number: +39 346 873 9197
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Top-rated, engaging tours of the Vatican and beyond. We are a small team of...

Top-rated, engaging tours of the Vatican and beyond. We are a small team of passionate, expert guides and we all have one common goal: to help you make the most of your visit! Wherever you'd like us to take you, you'll avoid the lines and the crowds, you'll be engaged and inspired, you'll relax, laugh and learn. We know you're here on vacation and our tours are designed with that in mind. Whether you join us for a planned tour or a custom-tailored outing, we will turn your visit into an extraordinary experience!

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fantastic tour with Evan

My husband and I booked 2 guided tours with Illuminated tours, both with Evan. One was a 5 hours walking day tour, and the second was a night tour of Rome using a driver and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Esty34
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Baltimore, Maryland

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Baltimore, Maryland
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I booked 2 guided tours with Illuminated tours, both with Evan. One was a 5 hours walking day tour, and the second was a night tour of Rome using a driver and covering more ground. I did homework prior to our visit in late September, we received a recommended itinerary and worked out the best one for... More 

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San Francisco, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While Roman history is a big thing for my husband, it was never one for me. I ran into a great friend at Nordstrom the day before our trip and she emphatically said, "if you are going to Rome, you must, must, must, use a group called Rome Illuminated". To which I replied, "I don't do tours". Nothing terrifies me... More 

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rome Illuminated was recommended to us by friends that traveled to Rome in 2015. Our tour guide, Isabella, was wonderful. She met us outside the Vatican shortly before our scheduled tour. Isabella has a great knowledge of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica, and the history of Rome. There were only six in our group and we... More 

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Haifa, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Looking for an easy way to see Rome I found this agency through the internet. Starting corespondance with them I found a very proffetional service, advice, and guidance. Evan is a kind of miracle in his gentle way, Very polite, knows a lot, took us by a Golf Cart through the smallest amazing streets, where cars can not pass, and... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

While in Rome in September, we had Evan as our guide with Giovanni driving. We had an evening tour of Rome in the evening (excellent intro to the city) and the next day we were with them to tour many other sites, including the Colosseum and forum, Trevi Fountain, and the Catacombs, for example. We would do it again and... More 

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Medford, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

Touring with Evan was amazing, and our best experience during our two week vacation in Italy, Turkey and Greece. Evan made us feel so comfortable during our first ever trip to Europe. He always had us 15 minutes ahead of the crowds. Special early entry to the Vatican because of his connections. Most amazing is his in depth of knowledge... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

Rome Illuminated Guided Tours was recommended to us by several friends in Miami, who had in turn passed the recommendation to other discerning travelers around town. We used them for three different tours (the Vatican, the Coliseum & Forum, and "Underground Rome") and had different guides for each. Each guide was very knowledgeable and very enthusiastic and did a nice... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

We were recommended Rome Illuminated by some family friends. We took a dusk tour through Rome and we added on the Colosseum as an option. We met our tour guide Evan just outside of the Colosseum. Evan made the tour for us. He was extremely friendly and his knowledge on Rome was second to none. It was good to see... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016

We were picked up at our hotel by Danilo. We were happy to see that he spoke English well, which was an important point for us. Danilo did a great job in taking us to the many illuminated sites throughout Rome. The service was so great that on the night that we were out, there was a big concert in... More 

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Mentor, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Very knowledgeable guide and scheduler. Plan tour on night with less traffic if possible. Excellent customer service!

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