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Vatican Guided Tours

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Address: Via del Portico d'Ottavia 13, 00186 Rome, Italy
Phone Number: +39 338 667 2861
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

We are an official tour operator, authorized by the Vatican, to have...

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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Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel small group tour.

Booked through AVVENTURE BELLISSIME.My wife and I were met at the meeting point by Francesca our guide for the day. We were very fortunate, because there were only seven plus our... read more

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

You will be told that you will save time waiting in queues, etc, etc. We spent as much time waiting around with our guide (as they have time slots allocated to them) as we would have if we had queued up like everyone else. And for what? It is so crowded, so disgustingly opulent that it is impossible to enjoy... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

On 11th October we had paid for Viator Vatican tour via Tripadvisor. The confirmation clearly says this included meet and greet, skip queue, guide and audio guide. We were met and taken into the Vatican however the guide then said she would leave us to go up and get our audio tour. We queued at the desk but were advised... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Booked through AVVENTURE BELLISSIME.My wife and I were met at the meeting point by Francesca our guide for the day. We were very fortunate, because there were only seven plus our guide. This small group made the tour much more enjoyable. Francesca was very knowledgeable and ensured everyone enjoyed themselves. Things to be aware of: If you don't like crowds... More 

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Brattleboro, Vermont
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The vatican sells too many tickets to allow this to be enjoyable. It is so sad. These wonderful works of art and it is impossible to enjoy them due to the volume of tourists.

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked a private tour (4 people) because I do not hear well and we did not want to miss anything. As luck would have it, the other couple did not show up, so it was only the 2 of us with our guide. This turned out to be the most amazing tour we have ever taken. We went seemingly... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Frank is a wealth of knowledge and very entertaining! I have recommended his tours to anyone i know traveling to Italy/Rome. I can't imagine trying to see all the sites that we did in just a few days without having Frank as our guide. He made our few days in Rome very enjoyable and education & fun-filled! We would have... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our guide travel explained everything from historic point of view and the techniques of paintings and statues. Thevonly negative is that it took us more thank 4 hours.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Booked todays 10:30 english tour through the vatican website. Check in etc was great. Yes there are masses of people (if you are claustrophobic, skip the museums), yes it is extraordinary and beautiful, and, the money for the guide was a complete waste of money. She was difficult to understand, rattled off whatever she had to say so i finally... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Knowledgeable Viator tour guide led us past the substantial line of people waiting to enter the Vatican and straight into the Basilica. The huge and numerous areas to see coupled with the sheer volume of the crowds could make this outing a nightmare and we were so glad a friend had suggested this tour. The charming guide pointed out highlights... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Our Vatican Tour with City Wonders was a good experience with a very nice guide but the place is extremely crowded! It appears the Vatican is looking to make every last tourist dollar as they cram in the tours and it does take some gloss off the experience. Whilst seeing the Sistine Chapel and the La Pieta in St. Peter's... More 

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