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Icon Tours

00186 Rome, Italy
+39 9174777652
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Outstanding, knowledgeable, professional tour. Strongly recommend!

We have used this tour group for 8+ tours in Italy. The groups have ranged from age 9 to 70 and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Leslie Y
Alameda, California
via mobile
Great Tour! Definitely recommend!

In early August 2017, we took an afternoon tour of the Vatican and Sistine Chapel. This was our... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
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SMALL GROUP & PRIVATE TOURS LED BY LIVELY EXPERTS Our original tours are led by scholars and authorized guides with academic qualifications and permission to skip lines at museums and monuments. A DIFFERENT KIND OF TOUR EXPERIENCE Perfect for travelers who don’t like standard, boring tours. Spending time with an icon guide is like visiting with a friend who is excited to share insider secrets and history. What makes our tours unforgettable We are a network of over 30 carefully selected scholars, professors, researchers, authors and licensed guides specializing in the study of art history, archeology, architecture, literature and other subjects. Many of the scholars who lead our original tours hold MA, or Ph.D. degrees, and are known for their vibrant and enthusiastic presentations, bringing each location into historic and relevant detail with personality. Our guides provide accurate information, dispelling legends and myths recited by countless guides, and answering questions with a depth of knowledge that only comes from scholars with academic qualifications. We are able to customize private tours to met the specific interests of our guests. Today we are recognized by travel writers, travel agents, and online travel sites for having some of the “Best Tour Guides in the World”.
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00186 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have used this tour group for 8+ tours in Italy. The groups have ranged from age 9 to 70 and everyone enjoyed the tours and the guides. We had the opportunity to have Daniela as our tour guide in 2015 and agin in 2017!...More

Thank Leslie Y
Reviewed 30 August 2017

In early August 2017, we took an afternoon tour of the Vatican and Sistine Chapel. This was our first time using ICON Tours and were impressed. There were four people in our group and we all had a great experience. There was a little confusion...More

Thank newlywedlawyers
Reviewed 22 August 2017

I own a small Italy consulting company. I have used Icon Tours for quite a few years and always receive rave reviews about them. The consistent high quality of their guides is always complemented. The website is easy to use and the process is very...More

Thank Mary Lee W
Reviewed 19 May 2017

This is the second time I have booked Icon tours! Incredible value for the money, knowledgeable, friendly and helpful guides. If you want a personal experience, Icon is the way to go!

Thank louo593
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We had such an amazing experience with our tour guide Daniella from Icon tours. We did 3 different private tours in Rome and loved all of them. She gave us just the right amount of information and was never overwhelming. We skipped all the crazy...More

Thank Cristina O
Reviewed 10 July 2016

We had a 3 hour private tour with Daniela who guided us through the Ghetto and Trastevere in May. She was delightful and knowledgeable, pointing out many aspects of geography, architecture and culture that we could not have appreciated just using a guide book. The...More

Thank Lampedusa48
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Daniela took my wife and I on two private tours of Rome. One, of the Vatican, Vatican museums and St. Peter's. The other of key sights in ancient Rome, including the Pantheon, Piazza Navona, the Colliseum and the Roman Forum. Daniela is so good at...More

Thank cwmulford
Reviewed 30 October 2015

We took the private Vatican Museum/Sistine Chapel/St. Peter's Basilica and Ancient Rome/Colosseum Tours on 2 separate days with Daniella from Icon Tours. We learned so much and had such a good time with her. She is an expert on art, history, artists and Roman culture....More

1  Thank KaikouraAK
Reviewed 31 July 2015

Best tour from our 23 day Europe trip! My wife and I plus our three tween/teen boys were thrilled with the tour. And we can't say enough great things about our guide Dannie! She was fantastic and made the day loads of fun for the...More

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 16 June 2015

A friend referred us to Icon Tours on a recent trip to Rome. It was the best! We booked the Vatican Museum tour with the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica with a private guide for 4 of us. Our guide, Daniela, was fantastic!! The...More

Thank TandB1993
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