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About Maximus Tours
Maximus Tours offers the best priced tours available online of the Vatican City and the City of Rome with professional, licensed and entertaining tour guides. We have been organizing tours here in Rome on a daily basis since 2002, the Maximus Tours website was a new venture launched at the start of 2008. At Maximus Tours, our carefully selected guides are here to share their knowledge and passion about art, archaeology, history and much more, which will all enrich your experience of the Eternal City.
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Vatican Museums, St Peter's Basilica & Sistine Chapel Tour - Skip The Line!

The Vatican Museums and St. Peter’s Basilica can be intimidating for first-time visitor, both for the wealth of its art and for the vast area they cover. With this tour, see the highlights with a guide for a comprehensive introduction to the Vatican Museums, Raphael Rooms, Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica that won’t overwhelm. Afterwards, enjoy free time to explore St. Peter's Square, and even climb the dome for views over Rome.
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3 hours
from $66.89

Ancient Rome: Colosseum and Roman Forum 3H Tour - Skip The Line

Enjoy skip-the-line access to two of Rome's most-visited attractions—the Colosseum and the Roman Forum—on this small-group tour (entrance fee itself is not included). You'll learn about life in Ancient Rome as you see where gladiators once fought to the death and pass by the Arch of Titus, Temple of the Vestal Virgins, and more. Booking this tour allows you to avoid the stress of navigating these popular sites, which can be overwhelming to first-timers.
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3 hours
from $33.41

Rome Evening Walking Tour - Piazzas and Monuments in 3H

Discover the top sights of Rome on a three-hour evening tour. Avoid the hoards of tourists and see the attractions from a different perspective, when you explore the city by night. See and learn about the Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, and much more. With an average group size of eight to ten people (maximum 15), you’ll have ample opportunity to ask questions and interact with your guide.
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3 hours
from $41.25

Private Vatican Highlights Tour - Skip The Line

Explore the Vatican Museums on a private tour that provides skip-the-line access (entrance fee is not included). You'll pass by all the must-sees of the museums, including the Sistine Chapel, plus enter St. Peter's Basilica for even more works of art. By booking a tour with a private guide, you'll avoid the hassle of navigating the large venue on your own or being rushed.
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3 hours
from $344.15

Private Ancient City Tour - Colosseum & Roman Forum

Rome’s world-class archaeological sites can be overwhelming with their vast size and long history. With this private tour, enjoy in-depth explanations customized to the ages and interests of your group as you explore the Roman Forum and Colosseum with a guide. Take in dazzling ruins of ancient temples, the tomb of Julius Caesar, and Rome’s most famous amphitheater on foot while hearing about their fascinating history and impressive architecture.
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3 hours
from $319.24
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I give excellency to the lady who guided us us the tour. She was so much informed. I would recommend a friend to use your tour while in Rome city
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Cris was our tour guide, she is very knowledgeable and made our tour fun and interesting. She knows a lot of importante details and facts about the tour (Vatican museum, Sistine chapel and St. Peter's basilica). I was wondering if my children aged 11&13 years old will enjoy and
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Response from VaticanTour, Manager at Maximus Tours
Responded Jan 10, 2020
Dear Traveler Thank you for your review, we are happy that you enjoyed your time with us on your private tour of the Vatican City. We are especially happy that your children also found it to be a rewarding experience. We hope to see you back in Italy again soon!
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Our tour guide, Cris, was terrific. Knowledgeable and so enthusiastic. She made the most of a crowded area and really got us around the museums and into the Sistine Chapel. Her respect for the Chapel was incredible. All other tour guides were whispering. Cris would only talk
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Response from VaticanTour, Manager at Maximus Tours
Responded Jan 10, 2020
Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your experience with us and with Cris. We are glad that you enjoyed your tour of the Vatican. We hope to see you again in the future!
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Tatiana is BRILLIANT and filled us with so much information that I feel like I could pass an art history test now. She included everyone in her comments and commentary. I would’ve enjoyed a few sit down breaks as three hours standing was a bit much for this old lady, but
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Response from VaticanTour, Manager at Maximus Tours
Responded Nov 10, 2019
We would like to thank you for your 5 star review on our Vatican tour with Tatiana, it is much appreciated! We hope to see you back in Rome again soon!
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We had four adults on the tour, Tatiana was our guide. Meet-up and entering went smoothly and on time. Tatiana shared with us many insights into the Vatican history and art. We learned a lot of things we did not learn on prior tours. We would use her as a guide in the future.
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