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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
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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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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A wondrful tour with Enza

Our tour guide was very friendly and informative. She gave us a lot of information and also a handout so we could see the description of the works on the ceiling of the Sistine... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our tour guide was very friendly and informative. She gave us a lot of information and also a handout so we could see the description of the works on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.

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Port Elgin, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked our tour online before we got here. Viator was awesome right from the second we stepped into the office. Every one was pleasant and extremely helpful. Our guide Hillary was amazing so knowledgeable The Vatican. Is breathtaking and I would never recommend doing it without a tour guide. So much to see. It was my favorite part of... More 

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Brackley, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had already purchased our tickets before we went to Rome and we approached by what I would call a ticket tout who persuaded us to upgrade to include a guided tour, what a big mistake. We promised a knowledgable guide and entrance to the Basilica. The audio equipment we were given did not seem to work very well and... More 

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Kalmar, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We, my family of 5 people, loved the tour, much to our wonderful guide Barbara from Liv Italia Tours. She was very god at explaining in a fascinating way both with a great knowledge of the topics and in an very interesting and fun way

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Never do the Vatican without doing s guided tour - the reason being that the queue for tickets is never ending but with a pre/booked ticket which you can buy mostly anywhere in the area you just walk past the queue! Extremely busy and it can be difficult to follow your guide - hence the reason for only marking a... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I enjoyed the experience, but there were so many people there, even thought we had chosen to go at an off peak time, that you were shuttled through without being able to spend much time looking at things that interested you and also missing many areas that may have been enjoyable, e.g. the artwork. Initially, I felt as though I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked the extended tour before we left home and therefore arrived at the meeting point and went straight in. This is a must if you are visiting Rome. The only downside was that the headsets were not very comfortable but once replaced with my own, which fitted the radios, everything was fine. We booked with Viator via Tripadvisor who... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The viator guided tour of the vatican museums etc was fantastic! We were guided through the museums as well as the Sistine chapel and St Peters Basilica . Had we entered these rooms and halls without a tour much of the significance of different art collections and frescos would have meant little to us. Our tour guide Tonya was brilliant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hands down the best way to see The Vatican. Well worth the price!! Benefits: Skip the Line Headset provided so you don't miss a word from your tour guide Entrance into St. Peter's Basilica (without having to walk all the way back)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Find a reputable tour company, read the reviews & decide. The guided tour will help you better understand all aspects of the Vatican. The guide should explain the s, paintings, time references. The tour company should offer skip the line, which you'll need. Try and find out which days are the least BUZY, if possible & book your tour for... More 

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