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Context Rome Tours

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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...more
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Via Santa Maria Maggiore 145 | Int 14, 00185 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is my fifth trip to Rome and I decided to book a guided visit to Ostia Antica through Context Travel. Our group of 3 was blessed to have Veronica as our guide. Ostia in and of itself remains an underrated, underexplored, yet captivating site....More

Thank Ellie Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the 'Caesar & Empire' tour with Livia Galante-so glad to see her praised in other reviews, since we also felt it a privilege to spend three hours with her! She is a trained archeologist who has both a passion for and knowledge of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a Context Colosseum tour based on the recommendation of friends who never take tours preferring their own advanced research. Our docent/guide, Livia, an archeologist, was extremely qualified and very interesting. Beyond her knowledge and passion, she really knew the way around to avoid...More

1  Thank Janet R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did two tours while on Rome-Vatican City and Borghese Gallery. Both tours were excellent, enthusiastic, knowledgeable and personable guides. Great to skip the lines and be with an expert! Vatican tour was 4, Borghese was just 2 of us so opportunity to ask questions,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This tour was wonderful. Three hours of the Colosseum plus surrounding area. I was glad to have a water bottle as it was hot! I was able to keep up with the walking although I sat down and rested when I could. There were six...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I booked the Vatican Art Tour with Context Travel. We followed Context Travel's recommendation to take the Friday afternoon tour in order to take advantage of lighter crowds. Unfortunately, the Vatican was swarming with tourists that day. However, our highly knowledgeable guide,...More

Thank Rita H
Reviewed 28 September 2018

My husband and I did the Roma Antica tour in early September. This is a four-hour tour that covers the Colosseum, Palatine Hill, and Roman Forum. As advertised, it was a small group limited to six people. Our tour guide, Olivia, was a fantastic storyteller....More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 26 September 2018

We used this group for two tours in Rome, the Vatican and the Coliseum. Can't say enough about the quality of guides and the experience. Our friends did the Vatican tour and were really impressed. All 4 of us did the tour together of the...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2018

On a very busy day at the Vatican, our tour guide Olivia Ercoli was able to steer us through the crowds to cooler, quieter spots and impart her incredible knowledge with great clarity and lovely humor. Highly recommended.

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Yesterday, we took a wonderful tour with Liz as she walked our small group (6 of us) around the Roman antiquities and brought them to life. As an architect, she was the perfect person to discuss what we were seeing. Highly recommend. We are taking...More

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Susan H
6 June 2018|
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Response from tincuptraveler | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely, book Context tours early to get your choices and plan the rest of your stay around the tours. I find the city early in my trip planning and book the context tours, the rest falls into place. Sorry late... More
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Trish K
5 April 2018|
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Response from ContextTravel | Property representative |
Dear Trish, Thanks for your email. We can certainly accommodate you for a tour of the Forum and Palatine in the morning of the 7th. Considering your time restrains, you may want to opt for a private tour, as it gives you... More
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debmaloney
4 March 2018|
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Response from ContextTravel | Property representative |
Hi Deb, Thanks so much for your interest in Context. While we don't have any standard tours that are geared towards people who are blind, we have private and custom tour options available where we can certainly work with... More
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