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“GRAZIE MILLE for these tours!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Through Eternity Cultural Association

Through Eternity Cultural Association
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$79.04*
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In-Depth Colosseum Tour with Roman Forum and Palatine Hill
Ranked #10 of 756 Tours in Rome
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Owner description: Through Eternity is a tour company in Italy that provides insightful guidance and commentary on historical and artistic sights, both well known and off the beaten track. The company has been providing exceptionally high quality cultural tourism since 1999. Our guides are all highly educated, fluent English-speaking professionals who bring history alive and provide deep cultural context. The company provides tours and excursions in Rome, Florence, Pompeii, Naples, Siena, Tivoli and San Gimigano. All Through Eternity's back-office staff are native English speakers.
Morristown, New Jersey
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7 reviews
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“GRAZIE MILLE for these tours!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2013

Where to start? My parents actually recommended these guys and I'm so happy I used them. The ever-wonderful Linda was our tour for both the long Vatican tour and the Ancient City experience. We got into Rome dangerously late in the morning, and were so late to the tour that we had to call the tour service and BEG them to wait for us. We are two students and were so afraid we were going to miss these great experience. But we ran out of the taxi, and were greeted with a smile from our guide. Linda led us through the treacherous crowd and charmed us with her knowledge in the specifics of art history, blending it with more contemporary cultural information as well. The next day, she took us through the Ancient City. I am so amazed with how hard these guides work and how upbeat they are. Explained so well and happy to answer questions, have conversations, and give suggestions and directions to places afterward, no matter how long they're on their feet. Thank you SO MUCH! Through Eternity really knows what they're doing!

Visited October 2013
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Palm Beaches, Florida
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“Vatican Museums and Saint Peter's Basilica - 6+ STARS!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2013

On Monday, September 16, 2013, my family of nine had the pleasure of having Katia Di Lodovico give us a private tour “Vatican Museums and Saint Peter's Basilica (With Reservation to Avoid the Lines)”.
Katia arrived early at our hotel and helped us navigate transportation to the Vatican. (Half in a cab, and half on the train). It was immediately evident that we could not have made a better choice for our family’s first visit to Rome and our tour of the Vatican.
The reputation of Through Eternity was our reason for selecting your awesome company for this most-important event, but Katia is certainly the reason that we would recommend anyone, without hesitation, to utilize your services for future trips.
Katia was warm, friendly, attentive to our group, and was thoroughly knowledgeable (to the point of being an expert) on everything we had the good fortune to see. While some tour guides may have “learned” what to say, this was clearly not the case with Katia. She not only guided us through the wonders of this awesome and breath-taking collection of art and history, but there was not a single question asked (and we asked many) that she could not have answered completely and thoroughly. I myself was astounded at her ability to show our family a world that we knew existed but never had the pleasure. I was particularly impressed at the way she acted as a steward to the betterment of the Vatican and other visitors there.
I am especially grateful that we chose the longer tour as it was amusing to see other groups in a gallop through this wondrous place and we were able to take the proper time to learn and enjoy.
If you are reading this review and trying to decide on what company to employ to give you a once-in-a-lifetime experience, STOP, and book this company! You will thank me later!
Thank you Through Eternity, and a very special Thank You to Katia Di Lodovico for being a part of our family during our trip to this amazing city!

Visited September 2013
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Grosse Pointe, Michigan
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“Through Eternity - The Ancient City and Colosseum”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2013

Wonderful! Luca our guide was perfect. He is extremely knowledgeable and passionate about his Ancient City and Colosseum. Highly recommend the tour with Luca, His explanations of the history made it make sense to us!!!

We came away appreciating the Roman Empire and wanting to learn more.

Be sure to wear your best walking shoes!

Visited September 2013
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“Rome at Twilight among the Piazzas and Fountain tour”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2013

The Rome at Twilight among the Piazzas and Fountains tour was a lot of fun. I was very impressed with the knowledge of our tour guide, he kept us entertained throughout the whole tour. The groups are small and the guide made everyone fell part of the group.

Visited September 2013
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Through_Eternity, Manager at Through Eternity Cultural Association, responded to this review, October 11, 2013
Dear Ross Naples,

Thank you so much for your kind words about your tours with Through Eternity. No doubt your positive experience at the sites is due to the hard work of your guide. Our mission at Through Eternity is to inspire a newfound interest in Rome's history for newcomers and to continue a lifelong love affair with the city for veteran visitors. The guides who work with us have not only incredible scholastic backgrounds in their subjects but also have tremendous passion for their city and want to impart that to all their clients. We hope that this trip will be the first of many to Rome.

All the best,
The Customer Care Team
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Naples, Fl.
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“Knowledgeable and Personable”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2013

We took 3 tours in Rome--The Vatican Museums, The Colosseum, and Rome Twilight.

All three were superb. The tour guides were walking encyclopedias. They were so up close and personal. I would recommend without hesitation. These tours are for people who thirst for knowledge. We got our fill.

Visited September 2013
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