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Vatican Museums and St. Peter's Basilica Small Group Tour provided by Exploro Tours

Vatican Museums and St. Peter's Basilica Small Group Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Updated 06/16/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 06/16/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
  • You'll start at
    Viale Vaticano, 100
    Viale Vaticano, 100, 00192 Roma RM, Italy
    You will meet your tour guide in Viale Vaticano 100, in front of the coffee bar “Caffé Vaticano”. The tour guide will hold a sign with the name “Exploro Tours” written on it. Start time: 11:30 am
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  • 1
    Vatican Museums
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Sistine Chapel
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 3
    St. Peter's Basilica
    Stop: 45 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    Saint Peter's Square
    Piazza San Pietro, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
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Important Information
Departure Point
Viale Vaticano, 100, 00192 Roma RM, Italy
2–3 hours
Return Details
Saint Peter's Square, Piazza San Pietro, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Professional tour guide
  • Small group tour of 10 people or less
  • Skip the line admission tickets
  • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved
  • Meeting point at 11:30 am
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Guest20143103 wrote a review Sep 2018
Skipton, United Kingdom12 contributions10 helpful votes
Can not recommend Alex highly enough. Excellent, informative, punctual. Always kept the group together and made sure we didn’t miss anything, despite being cattle herded through to the Sistine chapel. Even blagged us a short cut through the crowds. Just wish we’d booked the
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Date of experience: September 2018
3 Helpful votes
Response from Exploro T, Direttore generale at Vatican Museums and St. Peter's Basilica Small Group Tour
Responded Sep 26, 2018
Thank you so much! We are happy you enjoyed your Vatican tour experience with Alex!
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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