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Vatican Highlights Group Tour for Families with Kids provided by Rome 4 Kids Tours

Vatican Highlights Group Tour for Families with Kids

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Overview
The Vatican Museums are one of the world’s great museums and the Sistine Chapel is a candidate for the world’s most famous artwork. But neither is set up for kids. Tailor-made for families with younger children, this Vatican Museums family tour lets kids discover the history and art of this world-class site through play—and, with no anxious waiting in line, adults can enjoy it, too.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Viale Vaticano, 100
    Viale Vaticano, 100, 00192 Roma RM, Italy
    Go to the Vatican museums in Viale Vaticano 100. Meet your guide at the steps in front of the white Travertine-framed door (now EXIT point) by the right hand side. This door has two statues above and a sign that reads MVSEI VATICANI.
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    Sistine Chapel
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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    Vatican Museums
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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    Vatican City
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission included
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  • You'll end at
    Viale Vaticano, 100
    Viale Vaticano, 100, 00192 Roma RM, Italy
    Go to the Vatican museums in Viale Vaticano 100. Meet your guide at the steps in front of the white Travertine-framed door (now EXIT point) by the right hand side. This door has two statues above and a sign that reads MVSEI VATICANI.
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • Entertain and educate the kids in the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel
  • Enjoy scavenger hunts, games, and stories tailor-made for families
  • Gain skip-the-line access to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel
  • Discover masterpieces of European art without boring the kids
What to Expect
Greet your guide—and any other families who might join your small group—near the entrance to the Vatican Museums, and skip the long line to enter. Your guide entertains the children with age-appropriate scavenger hunts and games. Both the stories they tell and the exact rooms you visit are tailored to the audience, but include the Gallery of Maps and the Gallery of Carriages. Your tour culminates in the Sistine Chapel, home to Michelangelo’s greatest masterpiece, before you exit the museum into St. Peter’s Square. St. Peter’s Basilica is easy to visit independently after your tour, should you wish.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Viale Vaticano, 100, 00192 Roma RM, Italy
Duration
2h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Child friendly and English speaking guide
  • Headsets, if more than 6 people in the group
  • Souvenirs for kids
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
  • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
  • Entry/Admission - Vatican City
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
Exclusions
  • Snacks and tips
  • St. Peter's Basilica visit is not part of the tour
  • Climbing the dome is not part of the tour
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Additional Info
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This tour is for families with children or teens only
  • Wear comfortable choes: Tte museums cover about 4.5 miles with halls, galleries and staircases
  • Bare shoulders and knees are not allowed inside the Sistine Chapel and BAsilica - Entrance will be denied without refund for non-compliance
  • Meeting Point: If you’re using a taxi service, specify that you’re going to the Vatican museums in Viale Vaticano (as some drivers take clients near St. Peter’s Square)
  • Unpredictable Circumstances: Due to the popularity of Pope Francis, the museums or the Sistine Chapel might close without prior notice. Under such circumstances we will complete the tour inside the Vatican museums.
  • Security Entrance: Small backpacks are allowed / Oversized items will require check-in / Liquids and sharp items are not allowed through the security check point
  • Wednesday mornings and Sundays Not Available
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Caroline wrote a review Nov 2020
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I highly recommend Rome for kids tours because history can be very dry and boring for kids. Rome for kids figured out a way to get my 3 kids listening and participating for 3 hours. The scavenger hunt was great! As a matter of fact, Rome is now their favorite city in the world!
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Response from Katjayourguide, Owner at Vatican Highlights Group Tour for Families with Kids
Responded Nov 15, 2020
Hello to the Uruguay/Austria team, Thank you so much for taking time to write this beautiful review. It was a true pleasure taking your beautiful family around a deserted Vatican and an empty Colosseum and Roman Forum. It is a special time and 'Chapeau' that you take your family on trips while the world is holding its breath to see what's next. Cristina, your guide for the Uffizi Detective Art Hunt loved her time with you, too! You were about the last lucky people in it before the museums were all shut down. See you again somewhere in Rome, Italy or Europe in the future. Travel safely. Katja & the rest of the Europe4KidsTeam
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KimStephen wrote a review Aug 2020
London, United Kingdom3 contributions2 helpful votes
This Vatican tour was incredible. It is so vast, with so much to see, and Katja managed to make it so interesting for both my 7 and 14 year old which is quite a mean feat given their age differences and different interest levels. We all came away from this so enriched as she
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from Katja H, Owner at Vatican Highlights Group Tour for Families with Kids
Responded Aug 23, 2020
Hello Kim, thank you so very much for taking your time to write this beautiful review. It was truly a delight to take your family through the Vatican and I am so happy everyone enjoyed it and got something out of the vast galleries and treasures the Vatican has to offer. All the very best! Hope to see you again somewhere in Italy or Europe with us! Safe travels and all the best, Katja & the rest of the Europe4KidsTours team
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LLS wrote a review Aug 2020
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We had a fabulous time with Katja, she was a wonderful tour guide! Very knowledgeable and made the whole thing interesting and fun for our kids (as well as us grownups)! Highly recommend! :)
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from Katja H, Owner at Vatican Highlights Group Tour for Families with Kids
Responded Aug 10, 2020
Thanks so much for the glowing review! It is an unusual but beautiful time in Rome and the Vatican and I am very happy you got to experience the Museums without the masses. It was a great pleasure meeting you, the girls and your husband. All the very best. Hope to see you again. Katja & the team
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Lauren wrote a review Jul 2020
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We did two tours during our time in Rome! Both the Vatican and Ancient Rome family-friendly tours were excellent. My son loved learning more about the Romans and picturing the daily lives. The Vatican tour was especially helpful since we had no idea what to expect and knew very
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Response from Katja H, Owner at Vatican Highlights Group Tour for Families with Kids
Responded Jul 20, 2020
Hello Lauren, thank you so much for taking the time to write this wonderful feedback! It was a pleasure for me to show you the best Rome has to offer. I am so glad that you all had a great time especially, Keagan, at the Vatican Museums. And little Finley too! Thank you so much for choosing Rome4Kids and for recommending us to your friends - grazie di cuore! See you again in one of our European destinations! Keep safe! Katja & the Rome4KidsTours team
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Gary J wrote a review Mar 2020
Doha2 contributions
Fun interesting for both kids and adults. Marco was interactive fun and very knowledgeable. He knew how to keep the kids engaged and the little gifts were a nice bonus.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from Katja H, Owner at Vatican Highlights Group Tour for Families with Kids
Responded Jul 21, 2020
Hello and thank you so much for taking the time to review your tour with Marco! The Vatican Museums tour can only be family friendly and engaging to kids when done with an expert, child-friendly guide! We are so glad that your family had a great time! All the best and thank you for booking with us. Grazie mille! Katja, Silvano & the rest of the Europe4KidsTours team
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  • Duration: 2h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Languages Offered: English
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