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We lead personalized, private walks throughout Rome to help you explore and enjoy the faces of the Eternal City that you want to see. We also offer a range of concierge services, from airport pickups to reservations, to enhance your experience of...more
Piazza del Risorgimento, 00192 Rome, Italy
Vatican / Borgo
+39 327 156 6706
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

My young adult daughter and I spent four wonderful hours walking around Rome with Tess for the "Ancient Rome" tour. Tess knows so much and was enthusiastic and generous as she shared her knowledge and love of the city. She built on our questions and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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ClamTours, Guest Relations Manager at Clam Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Grazie mille! It was a pleasure to work with the two of you to create such a memorable experience and we look forward to seeing you again in the future (along with some sunshine!) :)

Reviewed 9 October 2018

To see Florence and Rome with a personal guide deepens and transforms the experience, and enriches the memories of these marvelous places. The contrast between having a well informed and engaging personal guide—versus trailing along in a group tour or making do with a guidebook—is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank michaelatkins0n
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Our life long dream to see Rome was made absolutely amazing thanks to Tess! With only two days in the city she was able to show us all of the sites we wanted to see. She also recommended (and make reservations) at the best restaurants....More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 21 July 2018

Our family had a wonderful vacation in Italy thanks in part to Tess and Clam Tours. Our neighbor in the States got us in contact with her friend, Tess back in November. We were in contact with her by email and also phone as it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Amy B
Reviewed 26 June 2018

We are a relatively tight-budget family, so when we travel we typically cut every corner we can find to save money. This trip to Italy was different, in that we decided to splurge a bit, particularly when it came to "investing" in educational experiences. Our...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Tess A, Owner at Clam Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Thank you so much, Arthur! Luca and I had a wonderful time with you and your family as well. We hope you'll come back to visit again soon and hope you are enjoying the end of your vacation!

Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Our first trip to Rome (2 adults and 2 toddlers) and Tess was absolutely amazing in preparing the tour for all of us. I did a half day tour the first day arriving and the next day was a half day tour at the ancient...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Tess A, Owner at Clam Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Thanks so much, Derek! I had a wonderful time with you and your family as well. I'm so glad to know that we helped add something special to your time here in Italy.

Reviewed 29 May 2018

We scheduled two afternoon tours with Clam Tours in Rome upon the recommendation of a friend. Tess worked with us to schedule the tours, make lunch reservations prior to the tours, and to also schedule transportation for part of our group to the Rome airport...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 23 May 2018

Tess was great! First she arranged for a car to pick us up at our hotel near the airport. We had a 4 hour tour that Tess managed to pack with information, views and an amazing knowledge of the city. It also helped that she...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 19 May 2018

From the morning when Tess met us at our Trastevere apartment, until our last aperitivo with her 2 weeks later in one of Rome’s countless piazze, Tess over delivered. Starting with our pre-arrival planning Tess shared her tips, suggestions and recommendations then converted our preferences...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

We hired Clam Tours on the recommendation of a friend and were delighted with our afternoon with Tess at the Vatican. With more time I would have hired her for more visits. Her knowledge and charm bring these historic sites and all their complicated history...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank 280traveler
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Vatican / Borgo
Frocked priests, colorful Swiss Guards, insistent
souvenir shop owners, flag-waving tour guides, and
pilgrims from around the world. This is the Vatican
and Borgo, Rome's most recognized neighbourhood which
acts as Vatican City's front yard. Aside from the
souvenir boutiques and a few food spots, the only
business conducted here is papal. In the daytime, the
tiny medieval sector bustles with holy activity, as
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