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Address: St. Peters Square, 00100 Vatican City, Italy
Phone Number: +39 3774475769
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Welcome to Vatican Live Tours! We are working with excellent and...

Welcome to Vatican Live Tours! We are working with excellent and enthusiastic tour guides with a long background in art history and archeology. At Vatican Live we specialize in "Private" and "Semi Private" tours of the Vatican Museums & St. Peters Basilica, to make your visit to the Vatican State a special one and with an experience that you and your party will never forget.

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Vatican in a morning

Sistine Chapel was not what we expected. I was disappointed. Just not what we expected. St Peter's Basillica more than made up for it. Stunningly beautiful.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 27, 2014
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Montreal, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Did the paladium tour with Elaine : FANTASTICK! Very professionnel and knowledgeable. She convinced us (by the quality of her tour) to take another tour with their agency the following day. Day 2 : did the Vatican Tour with Suzanna : not her fault BUT it was a disaster. We took the 9h30 tour: started with 7 person; then we... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Sistine Chapel was not what we expected. I was disappointed. Just not what we expected. St Peter's Basillica more than made up for it. Stunningly beautiful.

1 Thank LORRI19
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68 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We enjoyed the Vatican Museum, St Peter's Basilica, and Sistine Chapel tour is a must when visiting Rome. Get advance tickets to avoid the long lines. We had a great informative tour guide that made the three hour tour very educational and informative.

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Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We joined one of the "skip the line" tours and we are so glad that we did. Daniela was our guide - with many years of experience and she was able to lead us through the wonders within the Vatican Museum by showing the top highlights. The Sistine Chapel is another amazing part of this tour. Would recommend this as... More 

1 Thank Gail R
Minneapolis, MN
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

My son and I had already purchased advanced tickets to the Vatican Museum before we left for Rome. After we arrived in Rome, we signed up for the Vatican Live Tours because we heard that the Vatican Museum was so huge, it was easy to get overwhelmed and lost in it. We're really glad we did it (Vatican Live Tours... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

We were standing in front of the Colisseum wondering about the best way to tour the interior when a lovely lady with a badge approached us and suggested we tour with her group of 20-25 other people for an additional charge of 13 euros per person in addition to the entrance fee. That's when we met Roberto, our tour guide,... More 

1 Thank bulloch99
Pretoria South Africa
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

The best option for visiting the Vatican is with a personal guide. (Make sure it is an informed guide!) The guide helps with "skip the queue tickets" and assures that personal favourites are visited since it is impossible to see all the Vatican has to offer in 1 day. Spend at least 2 hours in St Peters Cathedral and the... More 

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Coleraine, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

Should I skip the line? Well I did I paid over £100 to skip the line (through British Airways) when tickets are only 16 euros. . Was it worth it? NO!! Now before you think that the Vatican museum isn't worth seeing it sooooo is. But to get the best view of everything don't pay to skip the line just... More 

1 Thank Tracy H
Lake Oswego, Oregon
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20 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

Of all Vatican tours, this one is my favorite. It's the Vatican Necropolis and the tomb of St. Peter under St. Peter's Basilica. The dusty, narrow, brick-lined streets, the burial sites of pagans and Christians brings the Roman past to life. Excavation was first authorized by Pius XI, a lover of antiquity, who wanted to be buried near St. Peter.... More 

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39 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013 via mobile

Guys, i was going inside the colosseum and i met the staff of Vatican live tours. I was going to go inside alone but Taylor, an american girl convinced me to buy the tour. The guide was a funny italian name Roberto. His sense of umor was so great that l decided to buy for the next day a tour... More 

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