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Rieti's Underground

Via Pellicceria 5, 02100, Rieti, Italy
+39 347 727 9591
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Fantastic!! Rita was extremely knowledgeable about the history and life of Rieti. She has written... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Saint Louis, Missouri
via mobile
Just Ask Rita!

Rita Giovanelli takes small groups underground the city of Rieti and explains how the valley was... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2016
Chicago, Illinois
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4 weeks ago
8 Nov 2016
“Just Ask Rita!”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Via Pellicceria 5, 02100, Rieti, Italy
+39 347 727 9591
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic!! Rita was extremely knowledgeable about the history and life of Rieti. She has written many books in Italian and English. I highly recommend this tour.

Thank JoetteReidy
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Rita Giovanelli takes small groups underground the city of Rieti and explains how the valley was drained by the populace ages ago so the Salt Road from the coast to Rome could be traversed. You see intact rooms with arches built that once housed boats...More

1  Thank orvinio
Reviewed 18 September 2016

A great two-hour tour above-ground and below, with a very informative commentary -- my wife and I had our own English-speaking guide, while the eight Italians had their own guide. Made us appreciate Rieti even more. 15 Euros per person -- ignore most everything the...More

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 31 August 2016

A marvelous and highly interesing walk through the Roman vestiges of underground Rieti - thoughtfully mapped and accompanied by a knowledgeable guide

1  Thank sbr0
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Rita Giovanelli is a fabulous tour guide. She conducts tours in English as well as Italian. We were fascinated by the ancient Roman walls which still exist. A wonderful morning well spent in the company of an expert in the field. A must for anyone...More

1  Thank Patricia J
Reviewed 10 July 2016

We Emailed to ask about a tour (rietidascoprire@vodafone.it) and received a reply and tour-times for our party of six immediately. The guide herself was incredibly helpful and knowledgeable, and the underground rooms and corridors are beautifully presented. Kids and grown ups loved it (and it...More

1  Thank sdmrk
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Our agriturismo recommended this. You meet the guide by the ponte Romano at 11. If there's no one there there's a telephone number on the notice board by the bridge (the bridge is actually modern- you can see the old one in the water). They...More

Thank JuliaBaron
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

À very nice experience with Rita. She has great knowleg of the history if Rieti and is à fantastic storyteller. The roman history of Rieti is interesting. You all should see this. Jan

Thank jan d
Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

We had a great afternoon exploring Rieti and the underground ruins. Our Tour guide was extremely helpful and provided us with endless amounts of knowledge. Definitely worth it!!! So much to learn!!!!

Thank Isabella D
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

Giadina was very knowledgeable and went the extra mile to make sure we had a lovely day! Interesting history of underground Rieti from ancient through to medieval and modern times. Worth a visit.

Thank Shell M
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Andrew K
Every review mentions the tour guide, but the tour organizer, Rieti da Scoprire, has no tours between August 31 and November, on their website. Is it possible to go underground without a tour guide?
10 September 2016|
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Response from Rita G | Property representative |
Dear Friends the visit at Rieti Underground it's possibile all year long: saturday at 18, sunday at 11. In a special period we plan more visit. Any way we organise dedicadet tour for anyone, everyday if the visit it's booked... More
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Do u offer tours in English?
7 July 2016|
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Alessandro D
Dove ci si può prenotare e in quali giorni/orari ci sono queste visite guidate?
25 May 2016|
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Response from Alessandra B | Reviewed this property |
Visita il sito Rieti da scoprire di Rita Giovannelli
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