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“Two different experiences”
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Ranked #112 of 796 Tours in Rome
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Owner description: OVEROME offers high standard guided tours to the historic, artistic and archaeological sites in and around Rome with no queuing for tickets. Our officially-authorised guides are archeologists or art historians with wide experience and excellent language skills. In addition to the most popular tours to monuments, museums and exhibitions, we are able to set up tailored itineraries in line with clients’ requests. The tours can also be private, semi-private, or in small groups.
London, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Two different experiences”
Reviewed 1 July 2014

We did two tours with this past June with this group, were very impressed with one, Colosseum but not so impressed with Vatican City tour. The guides were very knowledgeable in both cases. The Vatican City tour had a situation out of the companies control that put a damper on our tour, however we felt the guide did not handle this professionally. Luca our guide for the Colosseum was awesome and I would highly recommend touring with him.

Visited June 2014
3 Thank Kathy P
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Cary, North Carolina
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Outstanding knowledgeable guide”
Reviewed 26 June 2014

We did a tour of the Vatican our first day with Overome. We had the best guide, Paula. She had an incredible amount of knowledge and was excited to share that with us. We had a small group of 10 for the tour.
We were so happy and surprised that the next day she was our guide again for the Colosseum. Still just as wonderful and there were only 6 of us (all in our family) on the tour.
Thank you Paula and Overome for making our Rome experience wonderful!.

Visited June 2014
3 Thank Jackieo97
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Excellent Walking Tour of Vatican”
Reviewed 23 June 2014

Joined Overome's Vatican Tour (Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel, Piazza S. Pietro, and St. Peter's Basilica). The website said that no. of guest would be limited to 12 per tour. Well, our tour only had 6 guests, no complaint about that.

The tour guide (a lady) was resourceful, spoke very good English and offered excellent service. The tour lasted about 3.5 tours. It was hot, very crowdy, and we felt tired in the last hour, yet our guide was enthusiastic from beginning to the end, entertained us with a lot of history, arts, and religion stories.

By the way, we never feel "rushed" by the guide. She also allowed ample time for the bathroom break.

Yes, you can tour Vatican by yourself and save a few bucks, but you will miss out a lot of details. I would highly recommend Overome to every visitors to Rome.

Visited April 2014
4 Thank hudson066
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Toronto, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Vatican guided tour”
Reviewed 23 June 2014

We booked the Vatican guided tour in May 2014. Our guide for the Vatican was Eleanora. She was knowledgeable and enthusiastic. Nice tour. Thank you Overome.
I would strongly recommend to book this tour with Overome!

Visited May 2014
1 Thank Chevysava
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Los Angeles, California
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Good tour, awesome guide”
Reviewed 16 June 2014 via mobile

Completed the Colosseum and Ancient Rome tour with Federica as our guide. We were late to the meeting point but I received a call from the tour company to confirm our attendance and Federica waited for :10 for us to arrive. It was total of 6 people in the tour so we all had our questions answered. Federica had an awesome app that reconstructed what the Roman Forum would have looked like and you could compare it to the ruins while on the grounds. Definitely recommend this tour company.

Visited June 2014
2 Thank Jenri08
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