For the convenience and enjoyment of WLS 2014 delegates, the WLA and Lottomatica have organized a selection of social events at WLS 2014, including a range of sightseeing tours that take in some of Rome’s premier attractions.

The sightseeing tours are intended for first-time visitors who wish to take in some of the highlights of Rome as well as for lovers of the city.

Summary of available tours and events

The tours and events available are summarized in the following table.

Tour Date Time Cost
Imperial Rome November 1 13:00 – 17:30 EUR 80
Capitoline Hill and
Roman Forum
November 2 09:00 – 13:30 EUR 80
Baroque Rome November 2 09:00 – 13:30 EUR 60
Palazzo Barberini November 4 17:30 – 20:00 Free
(Courtesy of Lottomatica)
Networking day November 6 09:30 – 15:00 EUR 185
For accompanying persons only
Vatican Museum Cancelled November 3 09:00 - 13:30 EUR 85
Borghese Gallery Cancelled November 4 09:30 – 13:30 EUR 75

Tour features

The cost of each tour includes:

  • English, French, or Spanish speaking guide, according to the preference indicated in your convention registration.
  • Volunteers’ assistance
  • Transportation from/to the following hotels:*
    o Rome Cavalieri hotel
    o Boscolo Exedra hotel
    o Courtyard by Marriott Rome Central Park hotel
    o Grand Hotel Tiberio
    o NH V. Veneto hotel
    o Westin Excelsior hotel
  • Entrance tickets to museums.

*For all tours and events except the Palazzo Barberini tour, where transport is offered from/to the Rome Cavalieri hotel only.

The exact departure time of each tour will be indicated in the tour voucher.

The dress code for all tours is casual attire with comfortable walking shoes.

The organizers:
Reserve the right to modify the tour program if required.
Reserve the right to cancel tours accounting for less than 25 participants without liability other than refunding the cost.
Will not accept responsibility for personal injury, loss or damage to private, personal property of participants to the tours.

Tour booking instructions

To book a tour, please read the description, consider the tour schedule and cost, and complete the relevant section of the on-line registration form at the dedicated WLS 2014 registration website.

In the event that you have already registered you can log-in to the dedicated WLS 2014 registration website again and add your tour requests.

The number of participants for each tour is limited and early booking is advisable. Tour reservations will be processed on a first-come-first-served basis. The availability of tour places for tour walk-ins cannot be guaranteed.

Payment of tour fees

Tour reservations must be accompanied by payment of tour fees.

Payment by credit card:
Accepted credit cards for payment of tour fees are Visa, MasterCard, and American Express (Amex).

For payment by credit card, participants are requested to enter their credit card details in the online registration form at the dedicated WLS 2014 registration website.

Payment by bank transfer:
Payment of tour fees by bank transfer can be made using the online registration form at the dedicated WLS 2014 registration

When paying by bank transfer,  

Please upload a copy of the bank transfer slip by login-in or send it to the EGA Organizing Secretariat at within ten (10) working days. Otherwise, your tour reservations will not be processed.  

Please indicate clearly in the bank transfer description that the bank transfer is for payment of tour fees. Please also be sure to include the surname of the tour participant in the bank transfer description.

Please note that tour reservations will not be valid until full payment has been received.

Cancellation policy

All tours cancellations or cancellations of the networking day must be put in writing to the EGA Organizing Secretariat at

All tour cancellations or networking day cancellations are subject to the following refunds:

By close of business hours CET on September 30, 2014: full refund

After September 30, 2014: no refund.

Refunds will be settled following the conclusion of WLS2014.