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Real Rome Tours

#15 of 756 Tours in Rome
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Address: Via Vespasiano 41, 00192 Rome, Italy
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+39 06 4542 9187
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:00
Sat 07:00 - 14:00
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Real Rome Tours is a small team of local guides, licensed and experienced in giving guided tours of Rome and the Vatican in English.

Although all of our guides are licensed tour guides in Rome and the Vatican, they each have our own areas of expertise. We have archaeologists, art historians, and university lecturers among our ranks, and as our reputation has grown we continue to invite similarly-qualified guides to join us.

Our philosophy is simple: We believe that tours should be fun as well as informative. We also believe that our customers are best served in small groups. For this purpose, we strictly limit our semi-private tours to only 13 people.

Our fees are honest and reflect the small sizes of our groups. We include ticket prices in our tour fees where tickets are applicable, and we always skip the lines. Headsets are provided so you can walk around and still hear your live guide.

Our customer base and reputation have been growing steadily over the past few years, and we promise to continue to strive to deliver the perfect Rome experience for all our future guests. We hope to see you on one of our tours in 2016!

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My wife and I couldn't of had a better experience! Highly recommend this tour, being able to stand out on the arena was spectacular! I have visited the coliseum once before... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I couldn't of had a better experience! Highly recommend this tour, being able to stand out on the arena was spectacular! I have visited the coliseum once before, general admission has got nothing on this guided tour. Skipping queues and wondering through the forum was also fabulous. From the technology and the guides expertise (Nico!) everything is... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in doubt about spending the extra money for the underground colosseum, but after the tour it was TOTALLY worth it!! We went to places only very few people go, the tour was very little people - only 8 of us and the guide Ferdinando, an archeologist was fantastic explaining all the details. Don't think twice about spending the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our Rome in a Day tour was SUPER!! Andres was our guide and he was very friendly and very knowledgeable!! We very easily moved through Rome, into and out of each location, even a quick ride on the metro. WE WILL DEFINITELY contact REAL ROME again, when we come back!! Also, my communications with Marina (via email) in the Real... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

We did the Rome in day trip with Nick as our guide. The day was really informative and definitely value for money rather than walking around aimlessly from site to site but also for the time value of skipping the queues. Definitely recommend if you are on a tight timeframe as you cover so much ground, because of this comfortable... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

actual visit March 2014 (just getting around to posting the review ;) .... I have lived in Europe on and off for over 10 years; 4 of those years were spent living in Italy. Rome is a favored destination and during these visits I have also experienced a variety of tours. On this return visit, I brought my mother and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

This was a fantastic 3 1/2 hour tour. Our tour guide Ivana was amazing. She had so much information to share, including visual aids that really made the tour. Her knowledge of all of the areas that we toured was incredible. Her English was fantastic which was wonderful as I can only speak limited Italian. Getting to see under the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Our tour group only consisted of a friend and me, as another couple, so only 4 of us! We thoroughly enjoyed the entire tour, our tour guide was very informational and friendly, also had a book with him which was a very good idea and he managed to show us a lot of images regarding the Colosseum from his book... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

My husband and I visited Rome for a long weekend and decided that we'd do a one day tour of Rome so we could also take time out to enjoy the wonderful squares cafes and restaurants. I came across Real Rome Tours on tripadvisor and decided to book it based on the positive reviews, the itinerary and the price (139... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

We had a half-day tour that was worth every penny. Our guide (Andrea? Apologies if that is incorrect spelling!) was extremely articulate and knowledgeable about the history of the Vatican's many fabulous works of art. I would strongly recommend this tour to any visitor as you will get so much more out of a trip to the Vatican with an... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

We had an excellent time with our guide. He was very knowledgeable and knew pretty much about everything we asked. I highly recommend using this company!

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Just steps away from the chaos of the centre, Prati is the closest Rome gets to calm. Meticulously planned in a neat grid, quite unlike neighbouring Borgo, Prati is a local favourite for its aesthetic organisation and wide streets lined with a range of boutiques for every shopping fantasy. Nonnis pushing baby carriages and gossiping teens own every inch of the sidewalk, but that’s only during business hours. Once the sun sets, quirky sidestreet bars celebrate aperitivo hour, those evening cocktails that help wash away the tensions of Roman life.
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