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Sergio G.

Roma, Rm, Italy

Important info: from November to February 20% discount on all my tours!!

And now. . . Ciao, a few words about myself: instead of a Tour Guide, I'd rather be considered your friendly "Local Expert", your "Buddy in Rome".
I was born and raised in Rome, where I still live in a nice and quiet area close to the Vatican. Notwithstanding that my teaching experiences lasted only a few months when I taught Italian for foreigners, most of my colleagues call me: "The Professor", may be because of my University Degree in History, or may be because I look pretty serious. . !! To tell the truth I have a deep sense of Humour, expecially when I talk about our politicians!!

I started working in tourism in 1970 (for Hertz rent a car). In 1980 I moved to the Reception of a centrally located Hotel in Rome (front desk staff at Hotel Seven Hills). In 1987 I got my licence as a Italy and Europe Tour Guide.

In the following. . 20 years (Oh mamma mia!) I worked mainly leading Tours in Italy and Europe, but in the last ten years mostly in Rome only: I love this caotic city! A great mixture of past, present and, why not, future! One day I was leading as a location manager (I did that too. . . !) a BBC crew filming here by the Campo dei Fiori fruit and vegetable market. . . Talking with one of the speakers I told him that Rome. . "Is like a beautiful woman. . sometimes you hate her. . . but you can't live without her. . . " He liked this so much that he wanted me to repeat it in front of the video camera: what a shame!!!

Do not hesitate to contact me for any curiosity, info, request you might have: your questions are more then welcome and dear to me. .
By the way my wife is a musician (baroque violinist) so we offer private concerts as well. .
I like cooking, good food, good wines, good music, singing, driving and. . taking pictures. . That's why in many of my Tours I propose using a rented car.

*** IMPORTANT ***

I can accommodate various groups of travelers, up to 50 guests. If you have specific transportation requirements, pricing inquiries or if your preferred start time isn't listed, please send me an email by clicking on the 'ASK A QUESTION' button that's listed on my tour page and profile. I will reply to you promptly. One more thing: all my tours are private tours so I can customise them around your specific requests: would you like visiting Tuscany? We can go! Down to Naples and then up to the Vesuvius? Let's go! Would you like multiple days tours? Let's talk about! By car or, why not, by train (I'll organize and take care of all relevant bookings) I am and will be at your disposal to make your "Journey to Italy" an amazing one, just like Goethe, Sthendal, etc when they came here doing their "Grand Tour"! Thanks!

*** As a Official Italian Tour Guide since 1987 I possess multiple special licenses. I am authorized to enter Fiumicino Airport custom area and the restricted area of the Port of Civitavecchia, as well as a lot of "specific" sites (top museums and sites, such as Coloseum, Vatican Museums, Pompei, etc). Furthermore, I can assist you with skiptheline tickets, train tickets, etc. Let's talk about: I will suggest you the best way to enjoy any minute of your visit!!

A Recent Review of this guide

Highly recommend this incredible tour with Sergio. Sergio met us by the cruise shuttle terminal in Civitavecchia and took us to see all the highlights in Rome and the Vatican, providing history and insightful commentary in a clear and understandable way. He also tailored the tour to add some spots we wanted to see. We will definitely be looking up Sergio next time we are in Italy! Grazie mille, Sergio!
Rita Kaufman

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Credentials

English French and of course Italian speaking. A passion for History (and a University Degree) which I like to share with my guests. A licence as Italian Tour Guide since 1987 plus special licences to enter Fiumicino Airport custom area and Civitavecchia Port restricted areas.

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From Civitavecchia to Rome by train:,...

Best highlights of Rome. From November through February light lunch,...

690 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

8 hours

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Colosseum: VIP no line entrance! Explore,...

Explore the Arena and the Best of the Archeological Area of Rome.

450 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

4 hours

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Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St.,...

Enjoy the Masterpieces of the main Italian Renaissance artists

470 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

3 hours 30 min.

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A private visit to the Sistine Chapel,...

Enjoy my assistance, my Guidance, Skiptheline tickets, then the Sistine,...

600 USD per tour

(for up to 3 people)

4 hours

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From Civitavecchia (Cruises Port) to,...

Best highlights of Rome. From November through February light lunch,...

950 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

10 hours

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Rome by Scooter: fun, knowledge and..lot,...

Feel like Audrey Hepburn and/or Gregory Peck in Roman Holidays..!

477 USD per tour

(max 10 people)

4 hours

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Orvieto and Civita di Bagnoregio: from,...

Enjoy the beauties of a Medieval City (Orvieto) and of a dying City:,...

800 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

9 hours

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Rome by Bicycle with a private guide:,...

Best way to visit Rome: by Bike with an expert and informative private,...

500 USD per tour

(max 10 people)

3 hours 30 min.

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Rome by taxi! Comfort and fun! On Summer,...

Enjoy the highlights of Rome without stress!

520 USD per tour

(max 3 people)

4 hours 30 min.

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Popes Summer Residence of Castelgandolfo,...

Plus Catacombs, Thermal Baths of Caracalla, Archeological Area of Rome,,...

800 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

7 hours

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Get acquainted with the Young-Old-Lady:,...

Discover all the beauty and the secrets of Rome. "Low season" one light,...

1600 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

3 days

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Why Pompei? When in Rome let's go to,...

Away from the beaten paths. Let's go see the amazing ruins of the Ancient,...

630 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

6 hours

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An amazing day in Capri

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Enjoy the colorful and picturesque atmosphere of the Jem of the Tirreno,...

900 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

11 hours

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All Rome in one day. Lot of pictures!

All the "Must-be-seen" sites in 7 hour. "Low season " light lunch included!

800 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

7 hours

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