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Review of Presto Tours

Presto Tours
Ranked #149 of 824 Tours in Rome
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Presto Tour guides present their subjects with excitement, humor, and intelligence. This, along with our cozy group size, is our quintessential formula for creating an outstanding experience for our guests. Join us!
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Wheelchair access
Reviewed January 13, 2013

We used Presto Tours on 2 occasions when we were in Rome. The first one was the "Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica" tour, and the second one was the "City of Rome at night" tour. Both of them were 3 hours long. We booked these semi-private tours online in early February 2012 for our November 2012 tours. It was easy & all were completed online. We were then looking for a Colosseum semi-private tour with Presto, but there was nothing available except for a private tour which was a lot more expensive than the semi-private tours for obvious reasons. So we emailed Presto to ask if maybe they just forgot to list it online. Well, the reply we got was that we caught their mistake as they had forgotten to remove the semi-private tours offered for the slow season, November being one of them. They said they will still honor what they sold us online. And so they did. Both of our tours were "private" as we were the only paying couple they toured. Both of our tour guides, Michael (for the Vatican City Tour) and Frederica (for the Rome City Tour) arrived on time and were very knowledgeable with their assigned tasks. The tours still lasted for 3 hours each. We were very happy with their professionalism, knowledge and their love of history.

2  Thank jejpaz
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Reviewed January 5, 2013

I booked a private nine hour tour for me and my mom back in September (2012). There prices were amazing for the amount of things we saw and learnt about. They allowed us to created our own Rome-in-A-Day tour... hitting several of the popular tourist spots and a few of the less known treasures. Our guide was phenomenal, he was very knowledgeable, and fun and easy to talk with. He gave us insight about ancient Rome as well as what its like living in modern Rome. I have already suggested booking a private tour with Presto to several of my family and friends for when they go to Rome!!

2  Thank Vanessa J
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Reviewed November 12, 2012

Our Presto tour guides were the very best - They knew everything and got right into attractions-no lines. I recommend Presto to everyone-must take a tour when in Rome. Michael was with us for the Vatican and Miata was with us for the Coliseum and Forum. Great instructions for meeting them also.

1  Thank Ken C
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Reviewed October 31, 2012

We can't say enough positive things about our arrangements with Presto Tours, beginning with Tom's personalized attention to our exact tour needs, and ending with the exceptional tour and information provided by our tour guide Kristin. My husband, quite a Dan Brown fan who has seen the movie several times, was so impressed with Kristin's knowledge and the information she gave us. The best part of having a personalized tour was that we had time to cover many things outside of the Angels and Demons art and sculpture. Kristin is a bright, personable woman whose passion for her work is palpable. We so appreciated her customization of our tour and openness to give us so much historical information well off the Angels and Demons script. Kristin's positive energy and base of knowledge to do this unusual tour for us speaks highly for her and for Presto Tours!

1  Thank RBL52
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Reviewed October 15, 2012

On the advice of friends we booked two Presto tours during our recent stay in Rome. On one day the Colosseum and Forum tour and then on the next the Vatican tour. Both were three hour tours in small groups. For the Colosseum and Forum tour our guide was Ettore and the group was only around six people, very easy and intimate. Ettore was a great guide, a local with very good English and a lot of information and love for his subject. We enjoyed our time with him immensely and loved the tour. The next day we had Stuart as our guide and again it was a great day. He knew his subject well and presented it to us in an easy and interesting manner. This group was larger and so we had the small wireless headphones - a necessity in the crush of the Vatican at times! Presto were reasonably priced and great value for money and I'd use them again any day. Ettore was especially good at making us feel what it would have been like to be there in the ancient times. Recommended.

1  Thank Noel H
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