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The Grand Tour

00184 Rome, Italy
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Absolutely Superb Tour Experience

Mario was absolutely exceptional. His English was fluent with very minimal accent and his... read more

Reviewed June 3, 2014
Randy S
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Salt Lake City, Utah
Knowledgable, personable and a great guide!

I can't recommend Mario highly enough! He is a genuinely nice person, easy to get on with, and... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2013
moxnat3
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Melbourne, Australia
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The Grand Tour offers different types of tours, walks and activities to enjoy Rome’s infinite cultural and historical heritage. We are offering you the unique experience of “The Grand Tour,” a live experience of art and culture, off the beaten tracks and away from the crowds and the mass tourism routes. Our tours are designed for a culturally curious traveler, not necessarily highly educated, but for sure interested in a deeper understanding.
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Jun 3, 2014
“Absolutely Superb Tour Experience”
Oct 15, 2013
“Knowledgable, personable and a great guide!”
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00184 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed June 3, 2014

Mario was absolutely exceptional. His English was fluent with very minimal accent and his knowledge about everything -- from the sites to the history to just random facts that my boys kept asking -- was amazing. He didn't "nickle and dime" us on the time...More

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Reviewed October 15, 2013 via mobile

I can't recommend Mario highly enough! He is a genuinely nice person, easy to get on with, and engaging. He has a thorough knowledge of all aspects of Rome and clearly has a passion for his city and it's culture. He would also be ideal...More

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Reviewed June 21, 2013

We wanted our grandson, Edward, to see the main sights in Rome but we wanted him to hear all about them from a guide that understood what a 12 year old would be intereste in. Mario was excellent. He made it interesting and fun for...More

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Reviewed June 12, 2013

While planning our "dream vacation" to Italy, my husband suggested that we hire a private guide in Rome. At first I thought this was extravagant--and now, I would say that it is a requirement unless you enjoy standing in long lines and traveling in groups...More

Thank Ruth L
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Reviewed June 5, 2013

My company worked with Mario to pull togehter a very nice outing and dinner for a small business group -- Mario was very accommodating for everyone's dietary needs and along with Daniela, did a great job on the tour part (Colleseum, Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona)...More

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Reviewed October 17, 2012

If you want a break of all the other traditional tours you can find in Rome, this is the one to go. While Daniela enthusiastically tells you all the stories behind the coffee house and gelataria, your taste buds will enjoy the ice creams, coffees,...More

Thank Laurence M
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Reviewed October 17, 2012

My friend came for the first time in Italy and I was looking for a not-ordinary tour. Here we go! We had the coffee and gelato tour! It was amazing! Our giude Daniela, she droves us in the best known place where to taste the...More

Thank Jockerina
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Reviewed October 14, 2012

When in Rome... experience all the wonders all wth your taste buds! This was the best tour I have ever been on. Daniela is friendly, knowledgable and passionate about Rome and it's amazing culinary delights. As a local she knows all the hidden gems for...More

Thank Tanya E
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Reviewed June 18, 2012

Thanks Mario for the grand and beautiful Rome tour. Very nice, relaxing and informative. Everyday was charming with details and you like a friend yet very professional - a perfect tour companion - the only way to really see and enjoy Rome. Sincere many thanks...More

Thank roger d
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Reviewed June 18, 2012

Mario is a gem. He is enthusiastic, knowledgeable, charming, and fun. The tour we did with Mario of 'ancient Rome' is still one of my favorite memories of my trip to Rome. He was kind, considerate, and helpful. I felt like I had a 'local...More

Thank ElizabethPax
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