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    Tours with locals in Rome

    Tailoring each tour to your wishes by locals who love their city

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      Tourists exploring the cobblestone streets of Rome with a local guide
      Tourists exploring the cobblestone streets of Rome with a local guide

      The best Rome private tours with locals

      There’s no better way to explore Italy’s Eternal City than with a like-minded local by your side. The Italian capital’s 3000-year-old cityscape reads like an open-air museum, but our tours by locals in Rome let you experience the ancient city beyond iconic landmarks like the Colosseum and Trevi Fountain. On our tours with locals in Rome, you’ll discover the true soul and spirit of the city in a way that’s usually only possible for the people who call it home. When you’ve had your fill of Rome’s architecture and art, soak up the dolce vita lifestyle in the picturesque piazzas, convivial cafés, and hidden local haunts tucked away down cobbled backstreets.

      A local guide showing tourists through the cobblestone streets of Rome
      Discover Rome beyond your guidebook

      With a local Roman host to play the dual role of GPS and Google Translate, your Rome adventure won’t be hindered by tangled public transport, confusing maps, or chalkboard menus written in Italian. No experience is off-limits, and the friendly guides leading our tours by locals in Rome will let you explore the city with ease. But more than just helping you get around, our hosts paint a beautifully nuanced portrait of Rome’s culture and character. Our tours with locals in Rome will open your eyes to the city’s unique traditions, making it so much more than just another vacation destination.

      Tourists and local guide enjoying a selection of local foods at a restaurant on a food tour of Rome
      A Roman experience for every type of traveler

      Are you a food fanatic on the search for the best cuisine at Rome’s humble family-run trattorias, or a history buff who wants to uncover hidden treasures from millennia past? Perhaps you’ve been dreaming of basking in the city’s breathtakingly beautiful architecture. No matter what attracts you to the Italian capital, our tours by locals in Rome will be personalized to your interests. You’ll see the best the city has to offer with our likable guides who come from all ages, backgrounds, and perspectives. Between them, we’ll find the person who shares your passion (and travel style).

      Exploring the terracotta-lined cobblestone streets of Rome
      From top 10 sights in Rome to secret gems

      Whether you have a full day, half a day, or just three hours, our Rome tours with locals will guarantee you’re making the most of whatever time you have (in a city with so many attractions, you’ll need all the help you can get!). From the Pantheon to Vatican City, you could squeeze in as many sights as possible. But on our tours with locals in Rome, you’ll never need to get too caught up in the tourist traps. You’ll also have the opportunity to discover local haunts and lesser-known landmarks – the secret gems that make the city so special and are usually only reserved for the people who live there.

      Latest reviews from our guests

        Irene was amazing! She is so kind, warm, knowledgeable and all around wonderful. She showed me Rome through her eyes while still prioritizing my interests and what I wanted to see. Honestly, I felt like I was spending the day with a friend. This was a 10/10 experience and I highly recommend booking this with Irene!

        November 2022

        Sheetal G

        Irene was amazing! She is so kind, welcoming, knowledgeable and all around wonderful. She showed me around Rome through her eyes while still prioritizing my interests and what I wanted to see. Honestly, I felt I was spending the day with a friend. This was a 10/10 experience. I definitely recommend booking this with Irene as your guide!

        November 2022

        Sheetal G

        Orfeo was a wonderful guide, and we lucked out by having his fiancée along for the walk. Orfeo is getting his PhD, and Natalie is also incredibly intelligent, and like Orfeo, was an expert in art history. We had asked that we skip the usual big tourist attractions because we had been to Rome in the past; we wanted to see places that were more off the beaten track. This ended up to be a great idea because we have never seen Rome so crowded. We asked for a 9:00 AM start, which was great because the streets were much more quiet. Orfeo was terrific about things like telling us to look up as we were walking on a small side street and then pointing out the amazingly beautiful and incredibly old architecture of a small apartment building that had been there for centuries and had previously been a significant building. It would never have caught our eye. We learned a lot about the Bernini vs. Borromini rivalry. We saw many different neighborhoods, learned about the culture and history, mostly through various artwork. Before we knew it, it was after 1:00. My husband and I both had a wonderful time and couldn't stop talking about the tour.

        November 2022

        Elise N

        We enjoyed our time. We learned a lot and saw things we would never have come across on our own.

        October 2022

        Kristen W

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