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Vatican Guided Tours

Address: Via del Portico D'Ottavia 13, 00186 Rome, Italy
Phone Number: +39 338 667 2861
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Ranked #265 of 889 Activities in Rome
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Owner description: We are an official tour operator, authorized by the Vatican, to have privilege entrances. Our staff...
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Owner description: 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Most of the time when you're on a holiday whilst visiting one of the top attractions with limited time, you don't wish to get stuck in a very long queue buying tickets or entering the place, getting a tourist guide for a private tour is highly recommended. You may be paying double of the original price but it's worth it.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Loved all the information gathered in the guided tour! Second time visiting, but seem to gather so much more history this time!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Unexpected bought this guided tour on our way for the cappella sistina entrance. It's 40 euro per person but you avoid to stay in line in all entrances. Our guide Peter with his humour let us enjoy the magnificent arts and explained in details what the artist created. Very worthed !!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We booked a tour of the Vatican with City Tours (booked via Viator). It's simply the best guided tour ever. Our guide, Peter, was both humourous and knowledgeable and the tour took in the major parts of the Vatican Museums, Raphael Rooms, Sistine Chapel and St Peter's in four hours. Very very highly recommended

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Simone Lanna is an amazing tour guide! I highly recommend him and the Joy of Rome experience. My wife and I totally enjoyed his archaeological and his history background. We went in November when it was "low" season-can't imagine at all what it would be like during the busy summer months. We met him at the designated meeting spot across... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Amazing tour of the Vatican! I went on this tour with my girlfriend. We learned so much from Simone. He has a real passion for Rome and history. We couldn’t have been happier with this tour. We were lucky to have smaller crowds as the tourist season in Italy ends in October. Simone made our tour extremely informative and entertaining.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We recently had the guided tour of the Vatican. This was without doubt the most memorable part of our stay in Rome. It is possible to visit without a guide but I feel it was a small price extra to pay to be able to get in without queueing and to be told about so many interesting parts that we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I was visiting Rome with friends who found this tour and I'm so glad they did, apart from skipping the HUGE queue (which was apparently small compared to summer), our guide Simone is a hilarious guy who as an historian could teach us about the Vatican from a well informed and independent perspective and point out many things I wouldn't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Joy of Rome’s Simone Lanna whisked us past all the hordes and lines to go directly into the Vatican within minutes of our arrival at the pre-arranged meeting point. Now that is what I call service. That in itself was worth the price of the tickets. But even more worthwhile was his sharing his wealth of knowledge of the history... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

My wife selected Francesca Pagliaro based on Trip Advisor reviews. What luck! Francesca is an Art History major and we discovered she has an extraordinary knowledge of not only art but Rome history. During her Vatican tour we were treated to informative details that enlightened us on what makes the Vatican so unique. She found opportunities for us to sit... More 

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