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A Friend In Rome Tours

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#43 of 962 Tours in Rome
About A Friend In Rome Tours
"A Friend in Rome" is a new personal way to build up YOUR tour! The itinerary is discussed and created with you, based on a deep knowledge of the city of Rome and an informal friendly attitude to let you feel at ease. The tour is private just for your and your party, at your pace and focused on what you are really interested in seeing and enjoying in town!From now on, you too have a friend in Rome!
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Silvia and her colleagues will bring history to life, and help navigate Rome’s expansive portfolio of activities based off your interests! I have toured with them in 2017 and 2019, and they feel like family now. We skip the lines, visit the best sites, and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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afriendinrome, Owner at A Friend In Rome Tours, responded to this reviewResponded today

Christina, your enthusiasm is contagious and you (and your mom! ) are the best guests guides can hope for! It was a pleasure to meet you again and to arrange something off-the-beaten- path for this second trip: this is what we like most and we...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The time that I spent with Silvia will go down as one of the choices experiences of my life.. She is truly one of Romes hidden treasures.. I have made a life long Friend..Ciao Silvia

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Blair M
afriendinrome, Owner at A Friend In Rome Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Blair, I'm blushing! Thank you and see you soon! Silvia

Reviewed 6 days ago

Our family did two terrific tours with Silvia while visiting Rome in November - one of the diverse historic sites and food markets of Testaccio, and the other of the Vatican, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica. A lifelong Roman, she has a deep knowledge...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Janet K
afriendinrome, Owner at A Friend In Rome Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks so much, Janet! The point for us at A Friend in Rome is in fact sharing our love and our own discoveries about Rome and letting you maximise your time in the Eternal City. I had a great time with your family! Silvia

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sylvia was recommended by friends and we are so grateful. We spent two mornings totally captivated by The Colloseum and surrounds ( morning 1) and “Rome Underground” (morning 2). Sylvia’s advice pre visit ensured that we experienced no lining up and easy entrance to all...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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afriendinrome, Owner at A Friend In Rome Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks a lot! We really like the underground areas of Rome, so fascinating ! And your sons were so nice and responsive, it was a real pleasure ;) Silvia

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I initially contacted Silvia to organise a VR tour of Ostia Antica for my daughter's ninth birthday. As January can get very cold, Silvia wisely recommended the mosaic workshop instead. The kids loved it! They spent two hours with the lovely Gioia in her delightful...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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afriendinrome, Owner at A Friend In Rome Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

I am really glad little Sophie loved the mosaic class! Gioia is wonderful with the kids and now we wait for you at the workshop! Silvia

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did 2 tours and both were excellent! Both tour guides were super knowledgeable and flexible. Really enjoyed the entire time!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 541MaryK
Reviewed 18 November 2018

Silvia hosted a group of 6 (which included two young children) on a half day Vatican tour in early September. Consistent with other reviews we had a really good experience. Silvia was very friendly, very patient with us and extraordinarily knowledgeable about the facts and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

I can't recommend enough a Friend in Rome. Excellent, knowledgeable guides, very patient with kids, and accommodating!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jessica S
Reviewed 1 November 2018

We did two tours. Ostia with Rossella and Colosseum/Forum with Nicole. Rossella and Nicole were both personable, relaxed, EXTREMELY knowledgeable, and friendly. They were able to whisk us past lines of tourists and pointed out small details that told a story. Both were easily the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Silvia guided us around Rome and she was fabulous. It made our experience so enjoyable and fun. She took us through the Coliseum, Jewish catacombs, Pantheon, Vatican Museum, and the Borghese Gallery. I really enjoyed her knowledge of the Borghese. She connected us to the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Ciao Sheila, we will do our best to assign the tours to Silvia or Francesca or some other guides of our team who is keen with teenagers. The tours cost respectively 150 and 200 euros plus admissions. Please send us an email... More
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