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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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Colosseum for Kids

Valeria was an excellent tour guide and very patient with a curious, but overwhelmed 7 year-old... read more

Reviewed yesterday
H C
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Great tour of underground Rome

Our family of 4 (kids ages 11 and 13) had a really interesting tour of the layers of history below... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
RebeccaWheeler
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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
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Reviewed yesterday

Valeria was an excellent tour guide and very patient with a curious, but overwhelmed 7 year-old. The family had a great time enjoying the information, the jokes, the sites and the tips. Thank you!

Thank H C
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Our family of 4 (kids ages 11 and 13) had a really interesting tour of the layers of history below San Clemente church and another ancient site nearby of old Roman apartments. Our guide Liz did a great job of keeping the kids engaged (no...More

Thank RebeccaWheeler
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I just finished a Underground tour for kids with Dony Ariza. This is the biggest mistake made in a 4 weeks vacation to Italy. I was sold a package for kids, but Dony couldn't stand kids. I was sold 2.5 hours, and the tour lasted...More

Thank Bernardo B
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Wonderful overview tour with Maurice. Gave these first timers an insiders perspective on this fabulous city.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tour provided by Valeria of the Colosseum, Forum and Palatine Hill was interesting, fun and the highlight of our visit to Rome for my 17 year old Latin/Ancient History loving son. Valeria shared her vast knowledge of archeology and history to really make the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the Context Tours 4 Hour Roman Forum Tour: Roma Antica with Priscilla Corti. Priscilla, our docent, was incredibly knowledgable about the history of Rome, including great details about the Coliseum, Palatine Hill, and the Roman Forum. There were only six of us on...More

Thank dbgreising
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our party of 5 enjoyed three Context Tours while in Rome and all were excellent. A Bike Race - which nobody told us about - though a swath of the city nearly cancelled one of the tours (Jewish Ghetto), but our Guide, Dony, expertly navigated...More

Thank BlueExpress
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Reviewed 8 June 2018

We took 2 tours with Context while in Rome. Both were excellent because they are led by people with deep understanding of their subject matter. However, they are not pedantic. You will get as much (or as little) information as you want while being accompanied...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

we went on 2 great small group tours with Olivia and Dony as docents. they were awesome. we wish we had done Vatican with context instead of a large group with viatour which was adequate, but context was great

Thank Ave M
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

We have taken a number of Context Rome tours, some more than once because you learn so much. The Borghese Gallery docents in particular have been excellent. Our latest walking tour was on the Unification of Italy. It sounds specialized but we learned so much...More

Thank artslover
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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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