Born and raised in Rome, Mario has lived in Naples between 1995 and 1998, while attending the Military School “Nunziatella”, one of Europe’s oldest Boarding Schools. Back to Rome he has studied at the II University of Rome ” Tor Vergata” obtaining a degree in Aestetics, the philosophy of Art.
Mario has been working as a Tour Guide and Assistant for the Italian Ministry of Culture from 1999 to 2008, and also started working as a freelance guide and tour leader since 2002, and is a professional licensed Tour Guide and Tour Leader.
As a passionate traveller, he has travelled extensively thought Europe and United States. What he likes to offer to his clients is a tailor made service, sharing knowledge and points of interest.
In 2008 he has taken part in the making of Sky Arts “Suggs Italian Job” and the Road To Civilization – CCTV – The Colosseum, a documetary on the Colosseum by the Chinese State Television.
He has conducted many tours in Rome and all over Italy and now, besides being an exceptional guide, he is the Founder and Director of The Grand Tour Europe, providing unique travel experiences to passionate travelers.
In 2013 he has been awarded Top 10 Private Guides: 2014 Viator Travel Awards
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