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Valentina S.

Roma, Italy

Explore the Eternal City on a private tour with a professional Roman archaeologist!

I am a licensed Tour Guide and I really love to share my knowledge and passion for Ancient Rome with others!
Since 2003 I am working as field director on several scientific and emergency excavations downtown and in the province of Rome.
As I have a deep knowledge of the Roman archaeological sites and museums, I think I would be a great tour guide for those who want to understand ancient Roman architecture, art and social life.
It will be my pleasure to guide you to the world famous monuments - as the Colosseum, the Roman Forum and the Pantheon - or to show you hidden treasures less known - as Villa dei Quintili on the Appian Way, the Bath of Caracalla and Ostia Antica.
Visit these archaeological sites with the eyes of a local archeologist and get to know the secrets and stories of every corner of Ancient Rome! I guarantee you will have an unforgettable experience!

Please, note: all my tours can be customized. If you are interested in visiting a specific archaeological site, please send me a message and I will make an itinerary just for you!

A Recent Review of this guide

Valentina was our guide for the Underground Rome tour. She is an excellent guide! This is a walking tour, and the pace was just right for us. She is very knowledgeable about the history of these sites and explained them to us very clearly. She was very good at answering our questions. I would definitely recommend her as a guide!
Roger Freidline

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Credentials

- Licenced tour guide
- School of Specialization in Ancient Rome Archaeology Studies at the University of Salerno
- M.A. in Lettere (dept. Classical Archaeology) cum laude at the University of Rome "La Sapienza"

Restrictions

I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.

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Tours by Valentina S.

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Private tour guide Valentina

Top magnificent Ancient Roman monuments:,...

Colosseum, Roman Forum, Palatine hill, Imperial Fora - Skip the line,...

574 USD per tour

(max 10 people)

3 hours 30 min.

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The Unmissables: Colosseum & Roman Forum,...

Colosseum & Roman Forum - Skip the line tickets included

354 USD per tour

(max 10 people)

2 hours 30 min.

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Gladiators only

Half-day private tour to Colosseum & Gladiator school - Skip the line,...

354 USD per tour

(max 10 people)

2 hours 30 min.

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Ancient Rome: The Center of Power

Half-day guided tour to the Roman Forum & the Palatine hill

330 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

2 hours 30 min.

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Ancient Rome in a day: VIP Shore Excursion

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A full-day private tour of the most famous archaeological sites in,...

1417 USD per tour

(for up to 7 people)

8 hours

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Bath of Caracalla & Colosseum

Half-day guided tour to discover ancient Roman leisure and entertainment

310 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

2 hours 30 min.

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Ancient Rome By Night

After dark walking tour from the Colosseum to Piazza Venezia

327 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

2 hours

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The Appian Way and Villa of the Quintili

Guided walking tour in the Roman countryside

321 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

2 hours 30 min.

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Ostia Antica: walking tour of a typical,...

The ancient Roman town of Ostia Antica in a half-day private tour

330 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

2 hours 30 min.

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The Hadrian's Villa at Tivoli

A 4 hours private tour, private transfer included

613 USD per tour

(for up to 7 people)

4 hours

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Underground Rome

Half-day private tour to discover the origins of Catholic Christianity

310 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

2 hours 30 min.

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