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I am so bad with names and the name of the tour guide for this excapes me but she was excellent. Very knowledgeable and kept us moving at steady livable pace we thank her for caring attitude and thank you for having such wonderful tour guides.
My daughter and I did this tour last week, and thought it was fabulous. Very well organised, and the tour guide was incredibly knowledgeable, full of facts, and could answer all questions. We did this on our first day, and it really helped us get to know the city center quickly.
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Our tour was perfect. We flew in from the U.S. Sat morning, and had arranged to go on the 3:30 pm Englsih tour to get us started. Our guides' English was great and she gave us just the right amount of historical facts at each of our stops. We would highly recommend this walking tour.
Dorianna was a great guide. Good sense of humor and knowledgeable. Tour was a good pace and we got to see several sights in one afternoon. Was a great way to get your bearings on the first day in Rome.
We had a great guide who enjoyed what she was doing. She listened to us and because of our interests she took us to some places that were not on the standard tour. For example in the church of Santa Maria of the Well, she realized that we were Catholic and took us to the back of the church were there was a very special Nativity Scene.
Unfortunately we could not see the Trevi Fountain in all it's splendor due to restoration. However, our guide was really good as he even took us to additional places that were not included in the tour providing us with much more insights of Rome.
Linda did a great job! The tour was informative and entertaining. The pace was perfect for the whole group. Her knowledge of the area's history was extensive. She also had wonderful recommendations for places to eat and see after the tour as wellz
Very interesting and a good walk....the guide was very knowledgeable and friendly, made the tour very enjoyable.
Our guide was very good, pacing the tour just right. Great recommendations for places to re-visit with more time and eateries. Great experience!
Tour guide Made it amazing!!! Thanks you David!!! Personable, funny and knowledgeable!! Highly recommend!!!
This tour gives you a great overview of some of the more interesting sites in Rome. The guide was friendly and knowledgeable. She walked at a good pace. The gelato we had was delicious and gave us a much needed break from walking throughout the city.
The tour was great. Guide was very knowledgeable and went out of his way to be as helpful as possible.
Mari- Stella was a really good guide. She made the tour interesting and fun. Highly recommend her and the tour. Well done Mari-Stella
This is a good way to get to these attractions if you have/have not been to Rome. Once again the tour guide was excellent.
Super knowledgeable tour guide. Very efficient and helpful booking process through viator.
In order to fully understand sites of Rome , I feel this is a tour you must take. I was great and the guide added his own knowledge the city.
We really enjoyed this walking tour in Rome. Our guide Francesca is an archeologist and her knowledge of the sites made our tour fun and extremely interesting. This is a great way to see Rome and bring history to life.
What did we not do on this tour? Of course we had a spectacular tour guide who took us to all the sights, but more importantly she had a wonderful personality. She was making jokes throughout the tour and really made the city come alive. Every building had a story and she did not shy away from any topic. She was critical of the her own governement when we passed in front of a governemnt building too. She had so much passion and intellect about Rome and we felt that we got such an amazing tour of Rome. We also went on the Colloseum tour the following day which was also spectacular.
In summary- excellent and a must see... The city of Rome needs a guide to better explain it to you and this was perfect
We did the combined morning/afternoon tours of Colosseum Tour with Roman Forum and Palatine Hill in the morning, and Best of Rome Walking Tour: Pantheon, Piazza Navona and Trevi Fountain in the afternoon. It's a long day, so be sure you are up for it. With limited time in Rome, this was a wonderful day where we saw and experienced as much of Rome as possible in one day (we did the Vatican Tour the day before). Both our guides were excellent.
Excellent tour. We opted for the 15:30 time slot which was really busy, so I might recommend going for an earlier time slot if available or if you want to try and get pictures without people in every shot.
We chose this tour on our second day in Rome (first was at Vatican) mostly to get a feel for the city and figure our way around. We felt it was money well spent. The roads and paths to get from piazza to piazza are not always the most direct and having some certainty that we were heading to all the right places was comforting.
We actually attempted to go back to the Trevi fountain from the metro station at Barbarini, but partially thanks to some bad directions at the local hotel and tourist map, we spent an extra 45 minutes trying to refind it on our own :(
The piazzas were really nice and the guide brings attention to some of the stories and rivalries between early Italian sculptors and artists and the little jabs they put towards one another in their pieces and it makes you wonder if the "everyday" wandering tourist gets these kinds of insights.
All of Rome seems to have interesting history; every fountain and many of the buildings, but of course none of the information is written like a museum piece, so without a guide I have no idea how you would pick up on it.
Overall, I would recommend an earlier tour if you would like to get some good pictures, but think that the tour was very worthwhile. Some of my favorite pieces (the statue of the four rivers for instance) came from this tour.