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Address: Via del Portico D'Ottavia 13, 00185 Rome, Italy
Phone Number: +39 338 667 2861
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8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: We are an official tour operator, authorized by the Vatican, to have...
We are an official tour operator, authorized by the Vatican, to have privilege entrances. Our staff and our official and mother-tongue tour guides will offer you an unforgettable experience over the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica at the most competitive price. The admiration, appraisal and enjoyment of countless astounding sights will always be seen in a more comfortable manner, avoiding tedious long lines and standard routine itineraries. We offer special deals for: Schools, associations and tour operators. All Tours are suitable for children and also disables. Our company, with head office in Rome, creates and sells its own services and itineraries and not reselling standard packages; we offer, also, tailor made services to give you the chance to live your stay in Rome as you have always dreamt. We guarantee good quality at the most competitive price. Our reward is to let you talk about us for a life time!
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Extremely knowledgable guide with perfect English.

We bought the Skip the Line Vatican Museums Walking Tour including Sistine Chapel, Raphael's rooms and St Peter's (3731 Vatican). Worth every penny! We went to the Vatican on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
Fargo, North Dakota

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Maybe due to the fact that I'm an atheist but for me, the whole Vatican Museum was one big show off with stolen art from other cultures. Rooms and rooms full with statuses, artefacts, paintings and other items that just didn't belong there. Then, soooo crowded that you had hardly time to see or read something. The Sistine Chapel was... More 

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Thornlie, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Sadly by the time we got to the vatican tour we had seen umpteen statues of old. Umpteen churches and bishops residences/palaces and lots of painted ceilings. The vatican sistene chapel was just another painted ceiling. St peters basilica though was woth a look. If you can bother standing in line its a better option than paying for a tour.

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Fargo, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

We bought the Skip the Line Vatican Museums Walking Tour including Sistine Chapel, Raphael's rooms and St Peter's (3731 Vatican). Worth every penny! We went to the Vatican on our own years ago and this was so much better! There were huge crowds and it was very hot but our guide did an excellent job of getting us to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Last minute small group tour with Elena. Booked based on reviews and had a great tour with Simone at colosseum and forum the previous day. There were 9 of us and it was very busy but Elena was very knowledgeable and showed us all the highlights. Would recommend.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

I have nothing against guided tours and if you like to know everything about everything you see then this is for you. Me and my boyfriend only did this because it meant skipping the line to get into St. Peter's church (which we never got to). We ended up leaving our tour guide in the museum due to them just... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Excellent educational experience made very enjoyable by our tour guide Marina. A must see attraction in Rome.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

It may start early but being able to be among the first allowed into the building and being greeted in a courtyard by a full breakfast are definitely worth the extra money. Tour guide was an awesome Irish lady but I forget her name. This is the correct was to visit the Vatican. Not waiting in 3 hour lines to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

When in Rome you have to do the Vatican. A 3 hour tour conducted at a pacey march through the Museums, the Sistine Chapel (we got to sit down and enjoy 15 minutes of pure wonder!) and St Peter's Basilica. Felix was our guide. He delivered a range of observations and insights at a rapid pace which held ones attention.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We made an excellent choice to book a 'skip the lines tour' of the Vatican with Viator. We found the tour and tour guide to be excellent. We were especially pleased that wer were able to bypass the long line (long wait) and incessant peddlers on a very warm mid-May Rome day. We found the museums to be very impressive.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I'm glad we went to the Vatican and had a group tour just to say we've done it. The art work is impressive as is pretty much every inch of the place, but it's just so dang crowded and hot that I couldn't appreciate what I was looking at. You are so crammed in that I was bumped by people,... More 

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