Anastasia Zourou was born and raised in Thessaloniki, Greece.  This is also the place where she studied and got her degree in Byzantine Archaeology at the “Aristoteleion” State University. When she obtained an Erasmus scholarship as “Free Mover” she also studied in Italy at the “Tor Vergata University of Rome”.

After graduating, she decided not to return to Greece but to stay in Rome and to open her own company as Travel Agent and Tour Operator.

Since 2000 she collaborates with the State Archaeological Service of Latium and Rome as a freelance archaeologist. She collaborated with “EEHAR” the Spanish School of Archaeology in Rome during the excavations in the ancient city of Tusculum in 2012 and 2013 and in 2012 with the University of Bonn during excavations south of Rome in the ancient city of Gabbi.

In her time off she loves to go hiking in the hills around Rome and in the Campi Flegrei near Naples.

At present Anastasia is also an accredited Tourist guide, Tour Leader and Tourist Interpreter.

Anastasia speaks Greek, English and Italian.