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Context Rome Tours

Via Santa Maria Maggiore 145 | Int 14, 00185 Rome, Italy
+39 06 9672 7371
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Awesome Vatican for Families Tour!

Our guide, Alessandra, was amazing! Not only did she get us through a busy Vatican without queuing... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Melbourne, Australia
Exceptional Tour of Coliseum

Janet was the best guide we've ever had. She is full of knowledge and exceptionally clear in her... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Mountain View, California
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Context provides an in-depth alternative to traditional tours. Context's Rome walking seminars are an alternative to typical guided tours. With over 50 different walks led by Ph.D. or MA-level scholars, and with the smallest group size available—only six people. Context is much more than a walking tour of Rome.
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Via Santa Maria Maggiore 145 | Int 14, 00185 Rome, Italy
+39 06 9672 7371

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our guide, Alessandra, was amazing! Not only did she get us through a busy Vatican without queuing or getting caught in crowds, her knowledge and genuine interest in the whole family benefitting from the tour was fantastic. We went on this as a family, including...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Janet was the best guide we've ever had. She is full of knowledge and exceptionally clear in her explanations. She was patient, encouraged and answered all of our questions. She went above and beyond, spending extra time to ensure we had a complete experience and...More

Thank 858Jen
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our guide Rich was very efficient and got us through lines and crowds with ease. This enabled us to see far more than I did the last time I visited the Vatican. Rich was very knowledgeable.

Thank Sheldon D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have done Contact tours in Rome, Florence, Barcelona, Pompeii and Kyoto and are never, ever disappointed! The small group size and expert knowledge of the docents makes any Context tour head and shoulders above all others and the Galleria Borghese tour was no exception....More

Thank lynnepin
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an excellent tour with Context. Our docent was very friendly, personable, and knowledgeable. We really enjoyed the deeper insights that our docent was able to give us. This tour was definitely worth the slightly higher cost in comparison with the larger group tours...More

Thank Laura_Alberta
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the third time we have used Context Tours on overseas trips (two tours in Paris and this one of the Vatican) and we highly recommend Context. Francesca guided my husband, three children and me through the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peters...More

Thank Merri Lee N
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took three tours; Amsterdam history, Rome Coliseum and Forum, Ostia Antica outside of Rome. All three were spectacular. The guides are as advertised, local and knowledgeable historians and archeologists. They knew everything about everything. They also took you to or showed you things these...More

Thank colorado127
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I just returned from a trip to Italy and booked 3 different tours with Context - one at the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, one at the Vatican, and one at the ancient Roman ruins - all three were amazing. I feel like...More

Thank Rachael S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a tough time selecting on which tour to go, but so glad we chose the Garibaldi tour. Our guide Dony was cheerful, enthusiastic and easy to be with. He took photos of us often (which usually we are sort of shy about, but...More

Thank WritingFromCA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tour was extremely informative below ground regarding the complexities of archaeology in Rome as well above ground with some of the lesser known but equally interesting sights. Our guide, a long-term archaeologist in Rome engaged our small group of five with information, ancient gossip,...More

Thank GringaD
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Deb B
16 February 2017|
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Response from TravelPast50 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not Context Travel staff, but yes, the tours are all in English. I've always been pleasantly surprised at how much I learn and how easy the conversation flows. Their docents are great resources for other facets of your... More
Deb B
16 February 2017|
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Response from ContextTravel | Property representative |
Dear Deb B, Thank you for your question. All of our walks, in all of our cities, including Italy, are led in English. Upon request, we can also provide private tours in several other languages, such as Spanish, French... More
24 January 2017|
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Response from Herb S | Reviewed this property |
Try: info@contexttravel Hope that helps. Enjoy Rome. H