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Joy of Rome Tours

#22 of 1,727 Tours in Rome
Rome, Italy
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About Joy of Rome Tours
We are not only guides in Rome! We are incredibly fun, expert, super flexible and... convenient! If you are looking for a private tour or a small group tour in Rome..Don't hesitate! We are the right choice :-) Please ask us for a quote and then compare our fees with other tour operators! Also, If you are more than 4 our rates are very low since you don’t pay per person anymore, you pay a forfait that is cheaper. Do your research and you’ll see! Our groups are very small (max 8 or max 12 people) no last minute surprises! Kids up to 8 yo don’t pay (unless in kids friendly tours) Our guides are few and all qualified! We guarantee they are all highly trained, speak great english and they all have a strong Art History or Archaeology background! None of our guides in unlicensed and without blue badge! Are the other companies promising the same? Are you sure you will be leaded by a legal, official guides? So if you choose us: you save money, you’ll be in private or a small group tour for a unique experience and you’ll have the best guides. This is a what you ‘ll buy!
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Borghese Gallery Revealed PrivateTour with an Art Historian

Make the most of a visit to the Borghese Gallery in Rome with this tour led by an art historian guide. Commentary from an expert accompanies seeing paintings and sculptures by Italian masters including Caravaggio and Bernini. The tour finishes with a walk through the Villa Borghese Gardens.
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2 hours 30 minutes
from $127.41

Skip-the-Line Private Tour of Vatican Museums + Sistine Chapel with a PhD Guide

If you’re serious about the history of art and architecture, you want a tour that goes beyond the surface of the Vatican Museums, one of the world’s greatest art collections. Benefit from the insights, wisdom, and experience of an academic expert with a doctorate in archaeology or art history—and gain skip-the-line access, too.
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3 hours
from $185.77

Essential Walking Tour in Rome

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2 hours 30 minutes
from $78.62
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Susan PS wrote a review Jan 1
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We had a truly wonderful tour of the Colosseum with Serena. It was the perfect length, with just the right amount of content and fun for our 7 and 9 year old kids. She was kind, patient and super informative. They also made the entire experience super easy and smooth in terms of process. I HIGHLY recommend booking a tour with Joy of Rome - we will certainly be doing so the next time we are in Rome.
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Date of experience: December 2021
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Katherine D wrote a review Nov 2021
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania13 contributions17 helpful votes
We absolutely loved our Caravaggio tour with Serena. She is extremely knowledgeable and passionate about art history and,more specifically, this intriguing and enigmatic artist. We visited three churches over a two hour period and saw some of his greatest works while also gaining some insight into the mindset of the artist. Serena has a wonderful talent to draw us into the artist’s life! We highly recommend this tour, and especially Serena, if you are interested in art history.
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Brittany B wrote a review Oct 2021
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Our amazing tour guide was Francesca. Her ability to articulate what we were seeing and why it was important kept us two adults, two teens, and 10 year old engaged in the whole tour. This was not a tour it was an experience. In fact, this is a MUST do experience if you are going to Vatican City!
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Phillipa B wrote a review Oct 2021
Edinburgh, United Kingdom15 contributions26 helpful votes
Another amazing tour from Joy of Rome. Francesca managed to entertain all of us - me, 2 children (9 and 12) and two students, with a wide variety of knowledge about art. The 2.5 hours went by very quickly, and we all left really enthused. Maybe not cheap, but has given us great memories. Completely different to going round it on your own, whci I'd done before. Francesca obviously knows her subject inside out, and has an infectious enthusiasm for it - highly recomended.
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Peter V wrote a review Oct 2021
Berlin, Germany2 contributions1 helpful vote
Our family of four, with two girls ages 13 and 11, enjoyed a wonderful tour of the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel with Francesca last week. Francesca was terrific--she was able to create context for the museum that our girls could easily understand, and her explanation of the Sistine made our collective experience of it so meaningful. While I had already seen it before, I learned so much more with Francesca. She procured the tickets in advance, met us promptly at the appointed hour and breezed us through check-in and security--enabling us to really enjoy the tour. Our girls immediately bonded with Francesca. We would definitely seek out another Joy of Rome tour, and Francesca in particular, on our next visit!
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Date of experience: October 2021
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