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Chiara Antonelli Rome Tours

My name is Chiara Antonelli. I became a professional tourist guide in 2010 after graduating from La Sapienza University of Rome with a degree in art history.

As a native Roman, I can offer you a truly unique experience exploring all that Rome has to offer. Whether it is exploring the eternal city’s most famous monuments or discovering the lesser known hidden gems, I can tailor a tour to your specific interests and time constraints.

I am licensed tour guide by the City of Rome, fluent in both Italian and English, and offer both private and semi-private tours.

Rome is history, Rome is beauty, Rome is pure emotion.

My goal is to make your Roman holiday unforgettable!

My Tours

VATICAN

Let me take you to the smallest state in the world and the home of the Pope of the Catholic Church. With less than 1000 inhabitants, the Vatican sits on 121 acres inside a two mile border within Rome.
Tour includes the highlights of the Vatican Museums (famous ancient statues, tapestries and maps), the majesty of the Sistine Chapel and a visit to St. Peter's Basilica.

SQUARES AND FOUNTAINS

Perhaps nothing is more whimsical than exploring the main squares and fountains on a city walking tour through the charming alleys of the historic center. During this experience you will be enchanted by the beauty and rich history of the Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon and Navona square!

ANCIENT ROME

We will walk in the footsteps of the Gladiators as we explore the largest amphitheater ever built and one of the greatest works of Roman architecture and engineering. After discovering the secrets of the Colosseum I will take you to the Roman Forum which was the heart of ancient Rome where the important religious, political, and social activities of the time took place.

ROME IN A DAY TOUR

Visiting Rome in one day is possible!!! During this 8 hours customizable tour I will take to the most iconic places of the city: Vatican, Colosseum, Trevi fountain, Pantheon and Navona square. I coul also provide shore excursions and private transfers from/to Civitavecchia harbour for cruise passengers.

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Brian L
Brian L
17 May 2024
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Chiara Was Fantastic! Chiara was just fantastic. We were fortunate to get tours with her for both the Vatican, including the Sistine Chapel, and also the Colosseum. She was extremely knowledgeable about both locations, and brought lots of photos in order to better explain what we were seeing. She was very fun to be with, and had the right credentials and contacts so that we were able to pass by most of the lines. Highly recommend her if you need a guide in Rome!
Mary H
Mary H
16 May 2024
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Chiara is the best Chiara is such a great guide, her personality and knowledge made our 2 tours Vatican and Colosseum we booked with her the best experience. Early morning Vatican tour was the best, we were lucky enough to be the first in, credit to Chiara’s organising skills. I booked Chiara in July 23 and her communication with us was excellent. You will not make a mistake by booking with Chiara she will ensure you have the best experience.
Dave G
Dave G
13 May 2024
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Brilliant tour, fantastic guide! Just back from Rome where we had an extremely well organised tour of the Vatican & the Basilica. We were lucky to have Chiara as our guide. She was excellent and made the time fly by with her enthusiasm, her insights into the location and the artworks and with her brilliant banter with the group. Potentially feel sorry for her fiance though - her obsession with Michaelangelo's David is going to be hard to live up to! 🤣🤣
Pathfinder784038
Pathfinder784038
12 May 2024
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Breathtaking Sights, Phenomenal Guide CHIARA is THE BEST TOUR GUIDE. PERIOD. Not only does she know the content and history like the back of her hand, she also is so personable. Within the 90 minutes of our nearly 6 hour tour, she knew the name of most if not all of hour group of 20. She is very funny and was both the informer and the entertainer for the whole tour. Seeing all of the Vatican was an incredible experience, but CHIARA made this tour.
Jessica E
Jessica E
12 May 2024
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Best Guide in Rome! Chiara was the best tour guide of our trip! She is very knowledgeable and funny. She brings the history to life in her explanations and stories providing the context to help make the tour complete. Our trip to the Vatican was saved by her knowledge of the venue and gusto to keep things moving and work around the lines. Could not have asked for a better guide and tour!
kimberly m
kimberly m
10 May 2024
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Best guide in Italy 5 stars all the way!!! We loved everything about our experience with Chiara Antonelli. She brings amazing stories and facts along with animated story telling. She wished us through the Vatican and made the tour interesting for all different ages. When traveling back to Rome we would always recommend booking time with her.
krissya
krissya
9 May 2024
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Best Tour Guide in Rome! What can I say about Chiara - this is actually my third time booking with her for the Colosseum tour and when I see her it is like welcoming an old friend. Her tours are energetic, informative, and she always has something new to teach me! I have recommended her to everyone that has travelled to Rome and they absolutely lover he as well.
Todd K
Todd K
7 May 2024
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Great Tour She was an amazing tour guide! Very knowledgable and her upbeat, funny personality was a plus. The tour was so interesting and fun.
eugene b
eugene b
7 May 2024
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Amasing guide What a great tour and experience! Chiara Antonelli is Master of tour guides. She made the tour interesting with great sense of humor. Organization of the tour was great. Walked past all the long lines and spent more time in each venue. Chiara was superb!!! She was so knowledgeable and made the 5hrs tour very enjoyable. Highly recommend requesting her for your tour!
Shelli W
Shelli W
7 May 2024
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Great guide, fantastic tour Chiara was Fantastico! Charming, knowledgeable, fun, entertaining. As an art history major and life long Roman citizen, She brought antiquity to life and shared many unknown historical and cultural facts and information for our Vatican skip the line tour with basilica climb, vatacombs and Sistine Chapel tour. Grazie mille, Chiara!