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Alessandra S.

Roma, RM, Italy

Hello, my name is Alessandra and I was born and grew up in Rome - a true local!

I graduated in 1995 with a degree in Art History and have worked in art communication ever since. In developing didactic projects I've collaborated with Universities, Museums and Government Agencies. Most importantly, I spent several years at the MACRO (Museo Arte Contemporanea Roma) followed by even more years at the Trajan Markets (Imperial forums Museum). So, as you can see my interests in art range from the far past to the immediate present.

For the past seven years I've worked as a private tour guide and I love it. I believe a walk through Rome is a walk through time, from the earliest settlement on the Palatine to the still busy artisan neighborhoods, from the Christian churches to the Jewish Ghetto.

I specialize in tailor-made tours for first time or repeat visitors seeking more in depth knowledge of the city. I enjoy working with families and children and have had great experiences with tourists who have mental or physical disabilities as well.

". . only in Rome do you really get to know Rome. . " J. W. Ghoethe Italian Journey, 1786-1788.

Strolling through this ever surprising city aided by maps, drawings, photos and writings of each historical period, we'll penetrate and truly experience Rome!

A Recent Review of this guide

Allesandra has an encyclopedic knowledge of the artistic nature and art history and architecture of the Vatican, and she communicated it to us with ease and made it interesting and compelling. We were booked for 3 hours with her but she ended up giving us 4 hours. When we return to Rome in the future we will definitely seek her out once again.
Ken Kammer

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Credentials

I am a licensed guide, I have no limitations of any kind and I can access any place of cultural interest and guide you in any of the languages I am proficient in.
In December 2018 I successfully completed the course: "Fundamentals of Extraordinary Tour Leading"

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Private tour guide Alessandra

Colosseum, Palatine and Forum: Private,...

The Ancient Rome: a visit to the heart of the Ancient City

276 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

3 hours

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Caravaggio in Rome

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Santa Maria del Popolo, Sant'Agostino and San Luigi dei Francesi

264 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

3 hours

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Ancient Ostia

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The Archaeological site of the first Roman colony

340 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

4 hours

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Vatican Luxury 4 hours Tour with Skip,...

Museums, Cabinet of Masks, Sistine Chapel and Basilica

358 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

4 hours

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Family Vatican Tour: Mosaic Workshop,...

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Mosaic Workshop for children and Vatican Tour for parents (tickets,...

516 USD per tour

(max 10 people)

4 hours

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Colosseum with Underground and Arena,...

The Ancient Rome VIP Tour: Colosseum with Underground and Arena Floor,,...

405 USD per tour

(max 8 people)

4 hours

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Cult-Food Tour: Walking Tour, Cooking,...

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Rome Orientation Walking Tour, Cooking Course about Pasta Fettuccine,...

440 USD per tour

(max 8 people)

6 hours

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Cult-Food Tour: The Kosher Experience:,...

Ancient and Medieval Rome with Lunch or Dinner with Roman and Jewish,...

358 USD per tour

(max 8 people)

5 hours

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The Dark Side of Rome: the Catacombs,...

Catacomb of San Callixtus, San Sebastiano, Santa Domitilla, Appian,...

328 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

4 hours

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The Vatican by Night: The Sistine Chapel,...

Vatican Museums' Night Openings: Museums and Sistine Chapel

334 USD per tour

(max 8 people)

3 hours

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