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Rome Private Tours and Experiences Hosted by Local Experts

Context tours are for travelers who love to learn. Since 2003, we have offered a wide range of Rome guided tours, including visits to museums, archaeological sites, and food tours—all led by local scholars and specialists. In addition to the main attractions like the Colosseum and the Vatican Museums, our Rome private guides can also show you the sites less traveled.

One of our most popular Rome private tours is our Ostia Antica tour, an excursion to the ancient port of Rome buried by centuries of mud, one of Italy's most compelling archaeological sites. Also popular is our Underground Rome Tour, in which we dig under the surface (literally and figuratively) with a trained Archaeologist or Speleologist to explore sewers, crypts, and buried temples—featured in National Geographic and on the History Channel.

Traveling to Rome with kids? Try our Ancient Rome for Kids Tour and our Vatican for Kids Tour, both of which use interactive activities, scavenger hunts, and games and feature private guides trained in inquiry-based learning to make Rome come alive.

Or are you more eager to take a day trip from Rome? Our team has taken care of planning all the logistics for a perfect Pompeii Full Day Tour from Rome.
What Context Rome Travelers Say
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Alessandra was wonderful. She shared so much about the sites with my teenagers she kept them engaged the whole tour. We even learned how to spot good Gelato.
Alessandra was a wonderful tour guide! Super personable and shared so many interesting facts and stories. She was great about modifying the tour for a member of our family who has a medical condition. We really enjoyed seeing Ostia Antica. Well worth the trip as the ruins are well preserved and you can really understand how ancient Romans lived. I would highly recommend both the tour and Alessandra!
Antonella was awesome!! Loads of information and excellent at relating to the kids (10 & 13)!!
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