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Amazing two days in Rome, thanks to Tess!!

Our life long dream to see Rome was made absolutely amazing thanks to Tess! With only two days in... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Cincinnati, Ohio
Tess, Lauren & Clam Tours were FABULOUS!

Our family had a wonderful vacation in Italy thanks in part to Tess and Clam Tours. Our neighbor... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2018
Amy B
Cincinnati, Ohio
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We lead personalized, private walks throughout Rome to help you explore and enjoy the faces of the Eternal City that you want to see. We also offer a range of concierge services, from airport pickups to reservations, to enhance your experience of...more
Piazza del Risorgimento, 00192 Rome, Italy
Vatican / Borgo
+39 327 156 6706
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

Our life long dream to see Rome was made absolutely amazing thanks to Tess! With only two days in the city she was able to show us all of the sites we wanted to see. She also recommended (and make reservations) at the best restaurants....More

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Reviewed 21 July 2018

Our family had a wonderful vacation in Italy thanks in part to Tess and Clam Tours. Our neighbor in the States got us in contact with her friend, Tess back in November. We were in contact with her by email and also phone as it...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2018

We are a relatively tight-budget family, so when we travel we typically cut every corner we can find to save money. This trip to Italy was different, in that we decided to splurge a bit, particularly when it came to "investing" in educational experiences. Our...More

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Tess A, Owner at Clam Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

Thank you so much, Arthur! Luca and I had a wonderful time with you and your family as well. We hope you'll come back to visit again soon and hope you are enjoying the end of your vacation!

Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Our first trip to Rome (2 adults and 2 toddlers) and Tess was absolutely amazing in preparing the tour for all of us. I did a half day tour the first day arriving and the next day was a half day tour at the ancient...More

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Tess A, Owner at Clam Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Thanks so much, Derek! I had a wonderful time with you and your family as well. I'm so glad to know that we helped add something special to your time here in Italy.

Reviewed 30 May 2018

We scheduled two afternoon tours with Clam Tours in Rome upon the recommendation of a friend. Tess worked with us to schedule the tours, make lunch reservations prior to the tours, and to also schedule transportation for part of our group to the Rome airport...More

2  Thank Vicki S
Reviewed 24 May 2018

Tess was great! First she arranged for a car to pick us up at our hotel near the airport. We had a 4 hour tour that Tess managed to pack with information, views and an amazing knowledge of the city. It also helped that she...More

1  Thank Alexandra T
Reviewed 20 May 2018

From the morning when Tess met us at our Trastevere apartment, until our last aperitivo with her 2 weeks later in one of Rome’s countless piazze, Tess over delivered. Starting with our pre-arrival planning Tess shared her tips, suggestions and recommendations then converted our preferences...More

2  Thank InViaggioZees
Reviewed 9 May 2018

We hired Clam Tours on the recommendation of a friend and were delighted with our afternoon with Tess at the Vatican. With more time I would have hired her for more visits. Her knowledge and charm bring these historic sites and all their complicated history...More

2  Thank 280traveler
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

I visited Rome 5 years ago with my then 10 years-old son, and one of our friends recommended Tess to us. She planned our entire 3-day visit, and I loved the experience so much that I immediately booked her for this weekend in Rome with...More

2  Thank ctsuan
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Our family and friends have used Tess and Clam Tours to explore Rome several times over the past two years. She is fun, knowledgeable, and an expert on Rome!. She makes history interesting yet doesn't get too complicated. She knows all the best places to...More

2  Thank skinsis
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Vatican / Borgo
Frocked priests, colorful Swiss Guards, insistent
souvenir shop owners, flag-waving tour guides, and
pilgrims from around the world. This is the Vatican
and Borgo, Rome's most recognized neighbourhood which
acts as Vatican City's front yard. Aside from the
souvenir boutiques and a few food spots, the only
business conducted here is papal. In the daytime, the
tiny medieval sector bustles with holy activity, as
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