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Dino M.

Rome, Lazio, Italy

WELCOME TO ROME, THE ETERNAL CITY ! Dear guest, my name is Dino, I'm a Roman born-and-bred, experienced and fully qualified Tourist Guide, graduated "cum laude" in Arts, Ph.

D in History from the main University of Rome and member of the Rome's Guides' Association.

I have a deep knowledge of my wondeful city cause of my studies and my academic research (I spent some years working on documents in the Vatican Secret Archive) and I deal both with private tours for individuals, families or small groups as well.

I know what is the key to having a good time in a foreign country and how to give you, with charme and knowledge, the insider's perspective of this wonderful city, I know that there is nothing like a local touch on every touristic visits.

I collaborated with Italy's State TV and Radio, Brazilian TV and Taiwanese State TV documentary on Michelangelo, even with the US TV program "Vacation Creation" (2016).

AWARD WINNING WORLDWIDE LEVEL

TOP 10 CLASSIFICATION BUSIEST TOURIST GUIDES
(published by ToursByLocals BLOG - among over 3000 guides in more than 150 countries!)

* 2018 (1st classified)

* 2017 (1st classified)

* Top 10 classification even in the 2016, 2015, 2014 and 2013

ABOUT MY TOURS:

>>Over 1050 private tours done with ToursByLocals since March 2012<<

Everybody is unique with different likes, wishes and tastes! Rome offers an endless variety of tours and I will help you plan your day according to your preferences and interests - it will be your unforgettable and one-of-a-kind true Rome's experience!

I offer a very personable and customer tailored service, revealing the most evocated landmarks of Rome and the secret jewel-case of the Eternal City, made by less visible treasures. I listed some tours here just as a sample of what I can offer and upon request I customize the tours based on what you want to do in the time you have available, just give me the details and I will prepare your own personalized custom tour that you can book.

My tours can last from three hours up to a full day and the PRICE depends on duration, it's not per person but PER GROUP, this mean for 1 or 10 clients the cost is the SAME!

The vast majority of my tours are walking tours cause I love to show you sights, as charming squares or picturesque alleys, that you won't see on the tour bus or by car, with me you can experience only PERSONAL TOURS!

Upon request I can hire a private transportation by Mercedes van with a professional driver, it's the easier and a prefered method to discover Rome but more costly than various taxi rides.

For the "CRUISE VISITORS": I've arranged a "VIP treatment" shore excursion including my services as a certified tourist guide and a Mercedes van/car with a professional driver (pick up and drop off at your ship).

MY AIM IS:

- to make you in contact with the enchanting beauty of this wonderful city so that you'll have fond memories of the Eternal City!

- to make your trip a joyous, memorable and unforgettable experience.

Even If I'm a Ph. D my guided tours are not "historic conferences"; I'm an knowledgeable, professional but also easy going, friendly and flexible guide and I believe that people during holidays also want to have fun, to discover new interesting things about the city, to enjoy a delicious and fabulous ice-cream, to taste an italian wine, the "amatriciana" or "carbonara", or to take the best italian espresso!

Do not forget you are in vacations, having fun is a must!

Don't' hesitate to contact me with your individual requirements to design your own perfect Rome tour! I would love, that when leaving Rome, you'll love the city and appreciate its wonders as much as I do.

To avoid disapointment book your tour NOW. I look forward to showing you ROME, or the Roman Countryside. With me, NO LINE! We can skip the line to Colosseum and Vatican Museums.

MAKE YOURSELF A SPECIAL GIFT AND COME TO DISCOVER THE BEAUTY OF ROME, THE ETERNAL CITY!

CI VEDIAMO PRESTO/ SEE YOU SOON

Dino

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Credentials

- Ph.D in HISTORY from the University of Rome, La Sapienza (June 11, 2010)

- B.A. Degree in ARTS "cum laude" from the University of Rome, La Sapienza (December 16, 2004)

- Qualidied Tourist Guide (I've passed an examination published by the Provincia di Roma - Roman Provincial Administration) - In Italy to work as a Tourist Guide you need a LICENSE, without it guiding it's ILLEGAL.

- Cultural Promoter of Lazio Region (I've passed an examination published by the Lazio Region)

*** AWARDS >>> TOP 10 classification at worldwide level of the 2018's (1st classified) 2017's (1st classified!), 2016's, 2015's, 2014's and 2013's BUSIEST TOURIST GUIDES (published by ToursByLocals BLOG) among 3000 guides in more than 150 countries!

Restrictions

*** PLEASE NOTE *** I am not a driver. If requested I can provide you a transportation with a luxury and air-conditioned Mercedes Minivan with a professional driver, except for the VIP Private Tours where the transportation is included.

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Tours by Dino M.

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Private tour guide Dino

The Hidden Rome - Off The Beaten Path,...

A private walking tour towards a unusual side of Rome off the beaten,...

296 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

4 hours

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VIP Private Rome By Night Tour (3 hours)

Discover the mystical atmospere of Rome by night led by a native tourist,...

464 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

3 hours

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Vatican Deluxe Private Tour (4 hours),...

Vatican Museums highlights, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's Basilica, St.,...

296 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

4 hours

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Vatican Basic Private Tour (3 hours),...

Vatican Museums Galleries, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's Basilica, St.,...

221 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

3 hours

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Vatican Private Evening Tour (3 hours),...

Exclusive VIP Tour without crowds and summer heat (from Mid-April to,...

232 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

3 hours

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The Rome of the Popes: Vatican Tour +,...

Vatican Museums highlights, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's Basilica, St.,...

464 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

7 hours

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Ancient Rome Deluxe Private Walking Tour:,...

Colosseum, Roman Forum, Capitoline Hill, Palatine hill, Sacred Area,...

319 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

4 hours 30 min.

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Ancient Rome Basic Private Walking Tour:,...

Colosseum, Arch of Constantine, Roman Forum, Imperial Fora, Trajan's,...

221 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

3 hours

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"La Dolce Vita": Exclusive Private Walking,...

Best introduction to the Rome's charm and timeless beauty with the,...

232 USD per tour

(for up to 7 people)

3 hours

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ANCIENT OSTIA - Exclusive Archaeological,...

Recommended to those who want to experience a daily life of the ancient,...

290 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

4 hours

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VIP Rome Shore Excursion I for Cruise,...

Colosseum, Circus Maximus, Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps, Vatican Museums,...

1080 USD per tour

(max 6 people)

9 hours

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To ROME with Love - VIP Rome Shore Excursion,...

Colosseum, Pantheon, Piazza Navona, Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps,,...

1050 USD per tour

(max 6 people)

9 hours

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Underground Rome Private Tour (3,5 hours)

An amazing journey back in time to discover an humble and silent Rome...

273 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

3 hours 30 min.

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"Rome 4 You" a Full-Day in Rome with,...

Private walking tour with a native Roman guide! A true immersion in,...

464 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

7 hours

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A True Roman Day, Discovering the "Great,...

A hand-tailored day in Rome with a native Roman private guide (private,...

464 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

7 hours

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Wonders of the Christian Rome - Private,...

Origins and rise of the Catholic church from the time of Constantine,...

232 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

3 hours

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VIP Wine Tasting and Winery 9 hours Tour,...

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience on the charming hills surrounding,...

1178 USD per tour

(max 6 people)

9 hours

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VIP Day Excursion to Tivoli : Hadrian's,...

Enjoy one of the most classical excursions to discover two UNESCO World,...

865 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

7 hours

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Exclusive Tour to the World's oldest,...

Exclusive Private tour to discover the unique art and archaeological,...

221 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

3 hours

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Discovering the Borghese Gallery with,...

Experience one of the world finest and most priceless art collection!

209 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

2 hours 30 min.

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Capuchin Crypt and Museum Private Tour,...

Discover the famous "Bone Church" in Rome decorated with about 4000,...

116 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

1 hour 30 min.

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Off-Season special offer: A true-"winter",...

Experience the beauty of Rome during the winter time with a local guide!

348 USD per tour

(for up to 7 people)

6 hours

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