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Experts in their fields, our guides will immerse you in the secret and intriguing lives of history's great protagonists. 
So much to see, so easy to miss out: visit the most fascinating sites on our group and private tours discovering the stories that have changed the world.

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“Federica was the second of our three tours with Through Eternity. Though this tour was essential "The Vatican", it included a very broad range of subjects within the tour. ...” read more

“Federica was the second of our three tours with Through Eternity. Though this tour was essential "The Vatican", it included a very broad range of subjects within the tour. Federica's knowledge of everything the Vatican has to offer, from its art, sculpture, its many structures, history and the Basilica, became very apparent during our tour. While we had some reservations about your "no wait in line" assurances, Federica made this become a reality. Federica also did an excellent job. We are attaching a picture of Federica taken during our tour that will be a part of our album. ” see less

September 21, 2014 Richard and Betty

“Maurizio was the third of our three tours with Through Eternity. Much like the Vatican tour, this tour encompassed a very large area of similar but different buildings and...” read more

“Maurizio was the third of our three tours with Through Eternity. Much like the Vatican tour, this tour encompassed a very large area of similar but different buildings and structures. This tour required a significant over varied terrain. Maurizio was very attentive to this situation and made certain that the pace of the tour was one that all members of the tour could accommodate. Maurizio utilization of pictures showing sites as they originally were, was most helpful and expanded our preception of the ruins. The attached picture of Maurizio demonstrates the original versus the ruins of today. At the end of our tour I experienced suffered some severe leg cramps, which made my walking very difficult. While our tour had concluded, Maurizio remained with my wife and myself, assisting us in getting out of the Colosseum and obtaining a taxi for us. This was above and beyond what was required of him and for which we were most appreciative. Maurizio is as asset to Through Eternity. ” see less

September 21, 2014 Richard and Betty

“Good Morning, I had the pleasure of having Vanessa as a tour guide on my recent trip in Rome. One of the best guides I ever had. I could understand her very well and she was...” read more

“Good Morning, I had the pleasure of having Vanessa as a tour guide on my recent trip in Rome. One of the best guides I ever had. I could understand her very well and she was was very informant on what she was showing us. I will highly recommend her and your company to my traveling friends. Thank you Charlie Meyer” see less

September 21, 2014 Charlie M

“Thank you, Through Eternity, we thoroughly enjoyed the tour. Federica was amazing, very knowledgable and very passionate. Her expert knowledge and friendly disposition helped...” read more

“Thank you, Through Eternity, we thoroughly enjoyed the tour. Federica was amazing, very knowledgable and very passionate. Her expert knowledge and friendly disposition helped us to understand and appreciate the wonderful works of art and history surrounding the Vatican museums, the Sistine Chapel and St Peter's. She was always ready to answer any questions, nothing seemed too much trouble, nothing was rushed through and being in a small group was much more personal- we saw large groups through the tour and was so relieved that there was only 6 of us. I felt we were all involved together, no one missed anything. I would highly recommend this company and would definitely book a tour with you again. ” see less

September 21, 2014 GF

“This was one of the best guided tours we have had the pleasure to take. Ivana came across as an expert on the subject, but she also had the knack of being able to judge what to...” read more

“This was one of the best guided tours we have had the pleasure to take. Ivana came across as an expert on the subject, but she also had the knack of being able to judge what to see and what to avoid in the limited time available; she also had the (rare) ability to inform but not waffle - if she didn't know the answer to a question (even rarer) she didn't try to bluff an answer like so many but gave an honest answer and then looked it up later if necessary. Not only did she guide but also kept us all together - as you are aware quite difficult at the best of times, even worse in the heavy rain that put everyone inside that day. Her pre-brief on the Sistine Chapel was excellent, and it all made sense once inside so we were not left wondering (or should that be wandering!) aimlessly. A credit to the company. It was unfortunate we left our booking so late - if only we had known how good and how professional your guides were we would have booked more, but we were due to leave Rome a couple of days later, and all the tours we would have wished to do by then were fully booked. Nevertheless we cannot rate the experience highly enough, and will recommend you to everyone we know (as we have already done on trip advisor). Even the organisation pre the tour was exemplary - a good, easy to find meeting place away from the crowds where we could get to know each other and also get the all important headsets sorted. A salutory lesson for many other companies. Thank you once again, and regards particularly to Ivana” see less

September 21, 2014 Gerry G

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Through Eternity's Philosophy

Through Eternity is staffed by a team of English-speaking archaeologists, historians and art historians who live in the city and inhabit its constantly evolving history and traditions. They love to share their enthusiasm and... read more

Through Eternity's Philosophy

Through Eternity is staffed by a team of English-speaking archaeologists, historians and art historians who live in the city and inhabit its constantly evolving history and traditions. They love to share their enthusiasm and knowledge for the city with you, covering all of its important sites and topics with an accessible and engaging approach.

We know that your time in Rome is precious and is often the fulfilment of a life-long dream. We care about this and don't want you to miss this great opportunity to enrich your mind and your life, experiencing at first hand the roots of our present societies and institutions.

With our well-planned and carefully studied itineraries, you will be able to maximise your time experiencing the culture, the history and the art of the past in the most direct and meaningful manner possible. We believe in the importance of travelling with opened eyes, attentive minds and excited hearts. By consequence we design our tours as 360-degree experiences of the eyes, the mind and the heart, helping you not only to appreciate the beauty of art but also clarifying the profound ideas and genuine emotions that inspired its creation. This is the goal that the Italian and American founders of Through Eternity, and all of our team will help you to realize.

With all of our Rome private tours and Rome group tours you avoid the lines at the Vatican Musuem, St. Peter's Basilica, Colosseum and Roman Forum.

Our group tours of Rome have a maximum of 7 or 13 people.

All of our guides are fluent in English and have a contagious passion for the rich cultural tapestry of Rome. They lead our tours of Rome knowing that every day we step on centuries of history, and that a painting encloses as a circle the sense of an artist's life. To unearth these powerful underlying histories, and furthermore to explore with you their powerful relevance to us today, is their goal.

Our Rome private tours offer you our expertise to help you explore and experience the city and her treasures, discovering the impact and the meaning that they had at the time of their creation.

Our Rome group tours are a journey through the ideas, passions and lives of hundreds of great artists and outstanding figures from the past - from Michelangelo to Bernini, from Julius Caesar to Emperor Constantine - all of whom imparted a new direction to the art and the history of this timeless city.

Our Rome tours are intended to provide an immediate experience of art, offering you the basic tools to engage with the language of the artists in an accessible and interesting manner, and thus reaching through to their powerful worlds of thoughts and emotions.

Our tours of Rome are authentic journeys to the roots of our societies and traditions as we take you into the reality of the past; along the way we will recreate the lively environment and the social and political context in which events, institutions and revolutions developed.

Our Rome private tours give you an in-depth view of the city's temples, piazzas, statues and frescos. Not only will you see and experience these sites on our but you will also re-live the times and places as they were when they were inhabited by our ancestors; those who practiced rituals, participated in ceremonies, ate at wedding and funeral banquets, and who strolled and congregated in these very streets.

Our Rome tours because what we see in the great archeological parks of the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill, and in the imposing architecture of the Colosseum, is all that remains of a vast invisible city of ideas, politics, and economic life. Only through an exploration of this other intangible city will the dead city of colossal architecture come to life and be truly meaningful.

Our Rome tours to participate in the political and artistic life of Rome in the years of the pontificate of Julius II (1503-1513), to sit at his lavish table in the Belvedere Courtyard with ranks of artists, rich patrons, and art lovers, to be with them at the rediscovery of ancient artworks, at the creation of the frescoes in the Sistine Chapel and in the Raphael Rooms (the Stanze), and at the new Basilica of St. Peter.

Our Rome private tours because a visit to Rome is a great opportunity to approach art and to appreciate it, to understand it and to be moved by it.

Our Rome private tours to participate in the great artistic enterprises of the Renaissance and in the silent competition that brought Michelangelo and Raphael to draw out frescoes for eternity from the cold plaster of the papal palaces, to understand the techniques, the figures, and their meaning.

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