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My husband and I , and some friends, booked Federica for Ancient Rome and Vatican city tours. We... read more

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Frederica was amazing! She was able to keep 4 over-tired boys (ages 10,10,13 &14) engaged on our... read more

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My husband and I , and some friends, booked Federica for Ancient Rome and Vatican city tours. We had a wonderful wonderful time with her, her humor, her expertise in getting around and her wealth of knowledge. Being in Rome and seeing these places is...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Frederica was amazing! She was able to keep 4 over-tired boys (ages 10,10,13 &14) engaged on our tour of the Colosseum, Forum, and Pantheon. The boys & adults enjoyed learning and all the secret resting spots Frederica found along the way. Would definitely recommend! Wish...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Federica gave my family (two boys age 13 and 14) excellent tours of the Vatican and Ancient Rome over two days (about 3 hours each). With degrees in art history and experience working in Rome art museums, she is truly an expert on the history...More

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Reviewed June 14, 2018

My husband and I just returned from Sicily and Rome and decided to spend two days with Federica exploring Ancient Rome and the Vatican. She is so warm and informative and a wealth of information. We feel like we have a new friend and for...More

Thank LaurieO7627
Reviewed May 15, 2018

My husband and I visited Rome at the end of our two week honeymoon and booked tours of ancient Rome and the Vatican with Federica for two days... We knew through a recommendation that Federica was wonderful, but she completely blew away our expectations. It...More

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Reviewed April 22, 2018

Federica took my wife and me round Ancient Rome highlights in the morning, Vatican in the afternoon - we covered a lot of ground and her enthusiasm never flagged, she planned things perfectly to avoid crowds, her knowledge is exemplary, and we had so much...More

Thank Jamie C
Reviewed April 11, 2018

My wife and I were recommended to Federica and we are so very happy that we found her! She took us on a three-hour tour of the Vatican.From the second she met us outside, it was like walking around the museums with a friend who...More

Thank tmclark2
Reviewed April 10, 2018

My husband and I traveled to Rome two years ago. A friend of ours recommended Federica as a private tour guide. We booked her in advance for two tours. The first was a 3 hour tour of the Colosseum and Old Rome and the second...More

Thank rgerber76
Reviewed January 19, 2018

My husband and I have traveled extensively and have had many marginal experiences with tours and guides. As a result, our general approach is to read about a place and explore it on our own. On a return trip to Rome our daughter gave us...More

Thank Fran B
Reviewed October 2, 2017

My husband and I recently traveled to Italy for our honeymoon, and our first destination was Rome. A well-traveled friend recommended Federica to us, and we couldn't have been happier with the choice. My husband booked the tour with her before we arrived in the...More

Thank Lacie G
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Old school vibe from the very beginning is the only
way to describe the Esquilino neighborhood. The
Esquilino takes pride in being one of the oldest areas
in Rome for its key location on one of the city’s
famous seven hills. From an ancient neighborhood to
its modern incarnation as a multicultural hub,
Esquilino always has something going on—polyglot
vendors debate street artists while kids play pick-up
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Gilbert R
June 5, 2016|
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I would email Federica and she can tell you her availability and customize a tour based on your interests. Also, she responds very quickly by email. I so hope you can get a tour scheduled with her - it's amazing!! It's not... More