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Vatican Guided Tours

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Address: Via del Portico D'Ottavia 13, 00186 Rome, Italy
Phone Number: +39 338 667 2861
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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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Super crowded, you should only go it you have tickets unless you want to stand in line for hours! Advertised as group tour of 20-we had 40. Great tour guide, full of helpful... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

Vatican, its museum and Sistine chapel tends to be crowded or shall we say super crowded. The guided tour is useful to navigate the crowd and not get stuck in uninteresting areas. They get you clinically from the important point to important points and highlight the key features, but if you want to loiter around a bit anywhere, it is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Super crowded, you should only go it you have tickets unless you want to stand in line for hours! Advertised as group tour of 20-we had 40. Great tour guide, full of helpful, interesting info. they use audio, so hearing not a problem, just a lot of people to keep track of.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Tour groups are the curse of Rome and we usually avoid any guided tours of anywhere. However, as they are two of the "must do" sights in the world, the queues at both the Vatican Museums and St Peters Basilica are huge, I mean really huge. Even for those with booked tickets and organised groups. We booked a tour a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Book a tour ahead of time and avoid the queue. It really makes a difference. I went in late May and it was busy, but so worth it! The history and stories are needed to fully appreciate the tour, and the Vatican is so expansive, I can't imaging navigating it without an expert! The tour was definitely a highlight of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Booked in advance with Viator, promised a three hour guided tour of Vatican Museum, Raphael's Rooms, Sistine Chapel and St Peters Basilica in a group of less than twenty. Guide was superb and gave a marvellous explanation of what we saw and what we were about to see.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Just avoid them! Don't waste your money! We went on March 2015 with them to avoid the queue because we didn't have much time. They told us to begin at 11,30 and we were waiting until almost 13,00 because they were waiting to make a big group for the tour. We paid 47€ per person, but there were other people... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

To do the Vatican tour is a must when in Rome. But I cannot stress enough BOOK AHEAD. Do this before you leave for your holiday. We booked the 8.30 one the very first we had only five people including our guide. At this time of the morning there are no queues. Our tour lasted four hrs.It was great. But... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

If you, like me, are easily overwhelmed by the hundreds of choices on Google & are looking for a tour company that would, not only inform you about the amazing history of the Eternal City, but would also piece together the history time-line so that it all makes sense, would bring in other related historical events so that you can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Upon arriving in Rome, we did not have a tour for the Vatican arranged, but we desperately wanted to not only skip the lines, but to also gain a deeper understanding. Joy of Rome is a wonderful agency. Even when I forgot to confirm with them and I waited to long, they were able to help me out in a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

The tour guide Ana Serra was great take as around tell us every thing about you want to know and answer all the questions you ask

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