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“Hands-down the best decision we made on our trip”

Italy Hotline Custom and Gourmet Tours
Ranked #56 of 232 Food & Drink in Rome
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Owner description: Italy Hotline Custom and Gourmet Tours provides private, custom-designed tours throughout Italy: *Unparalleled, personalized customer service from start to finish*Art & history tours*Food & wine tours, tasting tours, market tours*Cooking Classes with home and professional chefs all over Italy (featured in the NY Times) *Food Workshops*Art classes such as mosaic, fresco, drawing or painting lessons, artisan tours*Walking Tours*Chauffeured tours and transfers *Experiences with art experts, archeologists and historians to sommeliers and chefs. *Hotel, restaurant, and train reservations We specialize in the best hidden gems of Italy~
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Reviewed December 14, 2010

We can't say enough good things about our experience with Italy Hotline. The entire staff were incredibly friendly and responsive and truly made us feel like special guests. To say that Sarah, our guide, was knowledgeable is a gross understatement - we would not have seen Italy the same way without her, absolutely made our trip.

Thank caitlinsullivan23
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Reviewed November 30, 2010

We contracted for several tours in Rome through a company that goes by the name of www.italyhotline.com. We had 3 marvelous tours - a complete Vatican extravaganza, a tour of the Ancient City (coliseum, surrounding ruins, etc.) and a tour that was billed as the Fabulous Fountains that visited all the main areas and sites in central Rome.

We also took a tour of Orvieto after being picked up in Civitavecchia on a one day stop on our cruise - the drive and tour guide were fantastic.

Each of our four different guides were very knowledgeable, personable and accommodating to our requests. It was amazing to hear and see the knowledge these guides possessed and their ability to make each tour memorable and very educational.

The coordination and communication to make all of this happen went without a flaw - always on time - always reliable.

I would recommend this company to set up private tours for any of my friends.

4  Thank VTSDaytonaBeach_FL
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Reviewed July 17, 2010

This was an excellent experience. Sienna made the plans for a tailor made tour as my husband and I wanted to view all the Caravaggio paintings in Rome. Laura our guide took us on two five hour tours and showed us not only the prized paintings but other works and antiquities too. Laura is very knowledgeable and organised. I recommend this company to anyone who wants to get the best from a visit to Rome.

1  Thank welltravelled53
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Reviewed July 1, 2010

This tour was well run. The hotels and restaurants were outstanding. The local guides did agood job. The people who run this group were extremely helpful and worked hard to make everyone feel comfortable.

1  Thank mmtdw
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Reviewed October 25, 2009

Everyone says you need at least one week in Rome, but we only had two full days. Thanks to [--] who provided us with a private guide, I think we got to see almost everything. Our guide, Sarah May, gave us so much insight on not only ancient Rome, but modern Rome as well. You can spend less on a tour-we saw groups of 50 to 80 people in them. That's great for the five people closest to the guide, but I'm sure it was a waste of money for everybody else.

2  Thank Doris170
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