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Via Vespasiano 26, 00192 Rome, Italy
0039 39910016
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Bare bones tours around the Coliseum in Rome

Not a fan of long lines? Look for Happy Tours reps around the Coliseum for a skip-the-line tour of... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Toronto, Canada
via mobile
Martina - Great Tour Guide for the Borghese!

Our group of four was part of a larger +/-20 person group that toured the Borghese Museum with... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
Raleigh, North Carolina
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Vatican city, guided tour, tour guide, st Peter Basilica, Sisitine chapel, Vatican museums, tickets no line
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible17%
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Via Vespasiano 26, 00192 Rome, Italy
Vatican / Borgo
0039 39910016

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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Not a fan of long lines? Look for Happy Tours reps around the Coliseum for a skip-the-line tour of the Coliseum, Palantine Hill and the Forum. It gets you in and your guides give you a brief explanation of the history. Another guide picks you...More

Thank starr60
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Our group of four was part of a larger +/-20 person group that toured the Borghese Museum with Martina as our guide - she was terrific. Informative, funny, light hearted, excellent English with a delightful Italian accent - what a treat. The museum is amazing...More

Thank PatriciaHC2014
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Our tour guide was knowledgeable and well spoken. She provided excellent insight on our tour and we were very impressed. That being said we felt really misled at the end of the tour. When buying our tickets and during the tour we were told repeatedly...More

Thank wetnfrosty
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I took a few tours with this company, in all of them I had a excellent experience except for one tour to the Colosseum Undreground, the tourist guide was guy named Vincenzo as far the tour was good he had knowledge about the Colosseum but...More

Thank centeno_jorge
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Interestingly, it is very difficult to go back and find the tour I signed up for. The Happy Travel(s) makes it too close to not be right and many of my comments match others. The guide held us for 45 minutes outside the tour office...More

Thank lefthandnav
DESYSIMO, Proprietario at Happy Travel - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2016

Madame I'm very sorry for the bad experience you had. I'm quite sure The agency you had the tour with was not happy travel. The tour you described in the commentary sounds like impossible for us.I've got the Missunderstanding by the "s" you had added...More

Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

My family & I are patient & accommodating people but this tour completely ruined our visit to the Vatican City. We arrived at the square at 10.30am & paid to join this tour which was due to leave at 11am. We then stood just off...More

2  Thank cheersdeb
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

As we got off the hop on off bus we were stopped by a woman telling us about a guided tour. We were told it started in 3 minutes and would get us in the vactican, basilica and Sistine Chapel. So we followed the lady...More

Thank lgarris24
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

While promised 'skip the lines' and we will save an hour, we ended up being shipped from office to office and eventually on sold to another company. We walked around and waited for over an hour only to be put into a group of 50...More

1  Thank Greg B
Reviewed 14 May 2016

Did get to Vesuvius because the park was closed. I didn't realize I could cancel my tour because of this--big mistake on my part. Went to museum in Naples instead. Good museum. The guide at Pompeii was good. The bus was uncomfortable. The seats are...More

1  Thank Deguida
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

It was obvious that Deny loves her job as a tour guide. She shared a lot of interesting information and fun stories about the Vatican and esp Michaelangelo. Tour was convenient and quite worth the price, but the agent passed us a torn 20 euro...More

Thank Rinna P
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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