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Address: Via Santamaura 14/B, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
Phone Number: +39 334 727 3299
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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What a Life Tours is the perfect melting pot of people from all over the...

What a Life Tours is the perfect melting pot of people from all over the world, which makes us unique towards others. We have an insiders understanding of different cultures them being our direct background, relying on this as a fundament of our strength in delivering tours. This is your chance to get your vacations optimized and gain more then just a tour, but an experience as eternal as this City.

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Great Walking Tour of the Vatican

We hadn't intended to take a guided tour of the Vatican but most pleased that we did. If you take this tour, request Grant. His knowledge of art and history is outstanding. We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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honolulu, HI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We hadn't intended to take a guided tour of the Vatican but most pleased that we did. If you take this tour, request Grant. His knowledge of art and history is outstanding. We loved his presentation and the bits of humor he threw in...never a boring moment! Wear comfortable walking shoes!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were sceptical about spending €46 on a guided tour, but when we realised we would spend €31 on the tickets for the bits we wanted to see and would spend all day queueing (without the €29 queue jump), we caved like the pampered millennials we are. What a great shout that was - we skipped the queues, got a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My guide Grant was absolutely fantastic. He presented the information in a very easy to understand manner that mixed historical fact and humor. It was the perfect length and he even gave tips on where to go to eat and how to avoid pickpockets. I would recommend him and this company to anyone.

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Sliedrecht, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

On Friday 15th of July, we visited Vatican-City. This visit was very nicely hosted by Grant, from whatalifetours.com. We thank him again for the lovely tour, we learned so much about Vatican-City!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were shown around by Ana, who in a very enthusiatic matter gave us a great guided trip of the Vatican and what we felt was our moneys worth

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Linkoping, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Small Groups. No queue and ealy inthe morning Before the heat of the sun. They were both such good storytellers and with a big portion of humour at the same time as you learned a lot.

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David3050, Front Office Manager at What a Life Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for the 5 star review! We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed both your Colosseum tour with Jeanette and your Vatican tour with Federica! We do like to keep our online group tours very small and intimate. It's certainly a fantastic way to enjoy these very popular sites without being in a large crowd. We will be sure to... More 

Siggiewi, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We don't usually opt for guided tours but decided to give this one a try just to skip the neverending queues to enter the Vatican. And boy I'm glad we went for it! Our guide Angelo was super knowledgeable on all things Michelangelo-related, but perhaps the best thing was his delivery - a perfect balance of passion and humour. Thanks... More 

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David3050, Front Office Manager at What a Life Tours, responded to this review

Well we are pleased you opted for one of our last minute 'Skip The Line" tours of the Vatican. And having Angelo as your guide is a real bonus! He is such a great guide and with a background in theatre, he can certainly deliver a fantastic tour, with a lot of passion and humour. We will be sure to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Grant took us on a tour of the Vatican and kept us all interested throughout the tour. His knowledge and sense of humour was refreshing and fun. Very highly recommended.

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David3050, Front Office Manager at What a Life Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review! We certainly agree that Grant manages to be able to keep people of all ages interested and entertained throughout his tour. His has a great sense of humour that can make the whole experience from start to finish very enjoyable! We are pleased to hear you really enjoyed it. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Today my family and I arrived at the Vatican City via a taxi; and upon exiting the taxi a very nice lady by the name of Penny greeted and gave us an overview of a guided tour with "What A Life Tours". At first my wife and I were not too keen on it but once Penny gave us the... More 

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David3050, Front Office Manager at What a Life Tours, responded to this review

We believe it's important to offer our clients a free introductory to our 'last minute' tours that depart from St Peter's Square. Firstly it's a great way to get to know your guide, but also to see if you like their style of delivering the tour. I can see why you were sold on Grant within a few minutes, he... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Excellent - great day & excellent tour guide. Five star. Grant was our tour guide and was very knowledgeable - thoroughly enjoyed listening to his insights.

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David3050, Front Office Manager at What a Life Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for the 5 Star Review! Glad to hear you thoroughly enjoyed the Vatican Tour with Grant! We do hope to see you on more of our tours in the future! More 

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