Are you planning a trip to Italy? Visiting a foreign country often provokes understandable anxiety. With so many art museums, world-class restaurants and historical landmarks, figuring out what to do in Italy is overwhelming. The best way to get acquainted with Rome, Florence or Venice is to book some tours. Even if you don’t consider yourself a “tour person”, a good small group tour is an excellent way to avoid the annoying parts of sightseeing (lines and crowds!). Booking a tour through The Roman Guy, a trustworthy and friendly tour company, lets you skip the lines at major attractions and dive straight into the cultural riches of Italy.


There’s no shortage of tour operators in Italy, but the team of travel experts at The Roman Guy stand out for many reasons. You read that correctly – The Roman Guy does not consist of one Italian tour guide who zips around Rome on a Vespa eating pasta. Instead, The Roman Guy refers to a group of creative and adventurous people from all over the world. Started by two American guys who fell in love with Rome, almost everyone in the company is a native English speaker. Fortunately for you, this means top notch and transparent American style customer service. Fueled by a love for all things Italia, the folks at The Roman Guy provide incredible and affordable tours in Rome, Florence, Venice, the Amalfi Coast and more.



What We Offer

Through direct experience, the Italy Experts at The Roman Guy cultivate singular and creative ways to experience the best things in Italy. Making the most of existing agreements with the Vatican, Colosseum, the Uffizi Gallery and more, The Roman Guy tours include skip the line tickets and special privileges. Led by enthusiastic English-speaking local guides with tons of expertise in Italian history and culture, all tours led by The Roman Guy are always engaging. No matter if you are traveling with family or on a romantic trip with your honey, the wide selection of tours means there’s something for everyone.


For families with young kids, Italy is an excellent destination. Italians love kids and are more than willing to accomodate little ones. Making use of a child-friendly guide makes it much easier for everyone to enjoy the Vatican Museums or Colosseum with minimal meltdowns. The Roman Guy even offers a family-friendly wine tasting tour. As comical as it might be, children aren’t allowed to enjoy the fine Chianti wine. They are however encouraged to visit the cute farm animals who live at the organic farm included on the itinerary.


Standing beneath Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel or descending beneath Doge’s Palace to see Casablanca’s prison cell is awe-inspiring. However, it would be a shame to miss out on an equally important aspect of Italian culture – food! Anyone who’s traveled abroad knows the struggle of filtering out delicious local eateries from the overpriced tourist traps. The Roman Guy also offers authentic local food tours that visit some of the best restaurants in Rome, Florence and Venice. Led by a English-speaking foodie guide, take a walk through the best neighborhoods for street food, pizza, wine and gelato.



Trip Planning in Italy

A medieval castle in Montalcino. A vineyard in Tuscany. A leisurely guided Vatican tour at sunset. If you’re interested in going a step further and embarking on a trip to Italy that’s tailored just for you, consider The Roman Guy’s trip planning services. Whether you’re interested in traveling through Italy and sampling the most exquisite food and wine, or you want a design a comprehensive family-friendly itinerary, trip planning removes the heavy lifting. A VIP itinerary designed by an Italy travel expert includes transportation, accommodations and reservations. No two travelers are exactly alike, and the trip planners at The Roman Guy strive to create handcrafted and individually-inspired vacations that you’ll cherish for a lifetime. Let someone else take care of every detail of your dream trip to Italy.



The Paris Guy

If you’re going to France instead of Italy, you’re also in luck. Following the success of The Roman Guy in Italy, the company recently expanded to the “The City of Light” with The Paris Guy. Paris is a top vacation destination for good reason. Home to world-class art museums, delicious wine, trendy fashion and cozy cafes that line cobblestone streets, you’d need a heart of stone not to appreciate Paris’s charms. Unfortunately, in terms of crowds and lines, Paris gives Rome, Florence or Venice stiff competition. Navigating Paris and her inevitable crowded landmarks can be overwhelming. Lucky for you, tours booked through the Paris Guy include enthusiastic English-speaking tour guides and skip the line tickets. Learn about the incredible art inside the Louvre, the Palace of Versailles and the spooky Paris Catacombs without the stress of making reservations or standing in line.


Don’t Go it Alone on Your Vacation

Whether you plan on visiting Italy or France, why make things more difficult than they need to be? Depending on your budget and needs, there are several ways to make use of a professional tour company. Booking a few guided group tours is a less expensive way to hit the ground running with a local expert guide (plus get a hold of some skip the line tickets). It isn’t a big commitment either, which means if you can still spend most of your time in an unstructured way. On the other hand, if your budget allows, trip planning services elevate vacations to a new level. Tour operators handle all the heavy lifting involved in vacation planning, and also have access to special perks and experiences that individuals can’t get. No matter what though, why not delegate some of the work to professionals? After all, it is a vacation.


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