Melanie was great. Best tour-guide, by far, we had in 3 weeks. St. Peter's was closed due to canonization and they planned an alternative trip to Tiber island, which was great. Even if you are unfamiliar with the book, this is a tour to take. Melanie can explain the book in a few minutes and the people that haven't read it followed.
Roberto was a fantastic guide providing the narrative of the books for those on the tour who had only seen the film, which this tour focuses on, in a fun and entertaining manner. Along with taking us on the journey of the book he painted a beautiful picture of Rome's past with all of his knowledge shared throughout the tour. He was happy to answer any questions in detail and gave us an in-depth insight into Rome, showing us how Dan Brown used Rome's history and some of it's many Bernini sculptures within the book.
The air-con coach to take us from place to place was welcomed between destinations, as well as the gelato/drink stop in a small cafe, as we visited during the hot, sunny season!
Regardless of if you have seen the book or the film, I highly recommend this tour. If possible I would book for one of the first days of your Rome visit as you get a good overview of Rome and can use it to get to grips with where things are. Myself and my friend being from two ends of the Angels and Demons spectrum, one being a huge fan of the book and film and the other having seen neither, found that this was out highlight of our Rome trip.
All in all, don't miss this tour!
This was an absolutely wonderful tour. Claudia P is a gifted story teller. We wish she did a million more tours. She is the guide you wish you could drag around Rome everywhere with you. The tour was also great - excellent grounding for Rome, withe info at every corner. The gelato came just in time! Thank you so much, I would buy this tour again now if I was coming to Rome again.
It was very fun. My son and I enjoyed it very much. We were both Dan Brown's fans. The guide was very nice and speaks perfect English. Interesting to know lot of the details of Rome and its truth.
Anyone who has read the book or seen the film should really go on this tour. Our guide was very knowledgeable and very entertaining too. We found the church of the illuminati! It was good having a coach pick us up and take us on to the next part of the story. We learned a lot on this trip - FANTASTIC!
Our tour guide was very entertaining and the same time knowledgeable. Better than the movie!
This tour was not only very informative, but a lot of fun! With so much to see all over Rome, it was very helpful that a bus was provided. Our guide was knowledgeable, entertaining, and clearly very passionate about Rome's art and culture.
I highly recommend this tour!!!!!! Our tour guide melanie was billiant!! An unforgettable morning:
After reading the review I knew I wanted to do this tour as Dan Brown is one of my favourite authors.
We had Robert as our tour guide who was amazing, he quoted sections from the book and you could tell that he has such knowledge about Rome.
The tour itself was incredible, the beautiful churches and locations that were visited as well as the history that we were provided with in each locations.
If you are a fan of the books and of history then this is highly recommended. You will not be disappointed and you if you get Robert as your tour guide then you are in for the best tour as he is awesome
Thank you so much for showing us the history of Rome, this was by far the best tour we did.
A fantastic tour connected to the book. Our guide, Roberto, led us on the adventure that Robert Langdon followed while giving us great historical details about the artifacts and the buildings featured in the book. He separated fact from fiction and kept us on our toes using humour and wit.
This tour was one of our highlights of Rome. Our guide Roberto knew the book inside and out and made the day come alive. We learned so much about Rome, Bernini, and the novel. Well worth the time and money and definitely a must do!
Great! The guide really knew his stuff. You dont need to have read the book before.
Mike was a very knowledgeable guide. It was a fun tour but I learnt a lot too.
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Robert and Mike, the guides, were amazing. Group was split in half with one of the two guides at each location and entire group shared the bus. Tour followed the story line of the book and did an excellent job of pointing out fact from fiction. Even if you're not familiar with the book or movie, it is easy to follow along and enjoy the story and the beautiful locations in Rome that you may have otherwise overlooked.
Our guide Robert was amazing. His passion for the subject matter was obvious. He was able to close his eyes and quote sections from the book in a lively dynamic way that made the tour fun for everyone. He was able to separate fact from fiction. This tour was probably one of the best I have ever taken and without doubt Robert was the best tour guide my wife and I have encountered.
Small group with excellent guide. Her knowledge astounded us, and she was very kind and helpful to those in the group who needed more time or rest. This tour involves a great deal of walking plus some pretty steep staircases but is worth every minute.It was totally fascinating and beyond first class.
This tour was the best part of our trip to Rome. Our guide, Angela, was knowledgeable not only about the film and the book but also the sites in Rome. She was welcoming, enthusiastic and funny. The minibus that took us between sites was very welcomed by our tired legs and the complimentary drink at a café on route a very thoughtful aspect of the tour. Angela really brought the book to life so much so that my husband is reading it again. We will definitely recommend this tour to our friends.
Our guide Michael was great. At every stop he related book plot, Roman history, and church history.
Brilliant, would highly recommend this tour, we learnt so much from our guide Roberto who has pure talent.
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