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Private Vatican Highlights Tour - Skip The Line provided by Maximus Tours

Private Vatican Highlights Tour - Skip The Line

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2 adults
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Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Via Tunisi, 4
    Via Tunisi, 4, 00192 Roma RM, Italy
    The tour meets at the bottom of the stairs located on Via Tunisi. When at the entrance of the Vatican Museums, you must go directly across the street where you see a wide set of stairs leading down. The meeting point is at the bottom of the stairs where you will find you guide holding a blue folder.
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  • 1
    Vatican Museums
    Stop: 100 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 2
    Sistine Chapel
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 3
    St. Peter's Basilica
    Stop: 45 minutes
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  • 4
    St. Peter's Square
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    St. Peter's Basilica
    Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
    The tour will end at St. Peter's Basilica.
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Departure Point
Via Tunisi, 4, 00192 Roma RM, Italy
Duration
3h
Return Details
St. Peter's Basilica, Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
Inclusions
  • Private tour
  • Local taxes
  • Live commentary
  • Professional guide
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
Exclusions
  • Entrance fees - Payable directly to the guide on the day of the tour.
  • €21 / Adult
  • €12 / Child under 18 years (with valid ID) OR Student under 25years (with valid student ID)
  • Free - Under 6 years
  • Radio Headsets - Compulsory after 5 people (rental fee of €3/person)
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
  • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • St Peter's Basilica is a holy place of worship and it is not subject to the rules of the Vatican Museums. The Basilica can often close with little or no notice due to religious events and in this case the tour will conclude in the Sistine Chapel.
  • All youth / students aged 18-25 years must present a valid photo student ID and document with date of birth. Students below the age of 18 will only be asked to show proof of age. If you do not arrive with the proper documents, the Vatican will not honour the reservation and a new full price ticket must be purchased.
  • 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
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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lewisdarwen wrote a review Aug 2020
Darwen, United Kingdom10 contributions9 helpful votes
We visited Rome for my wife’s 30th birthday and decided to book the Colosseum Tour and the Vatican tour. Because of the low number tourists in Rome at the moment, even though we paid for a group tour both tours ended up as private tours. The company could have easily asked us to
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Response from VaticanTour, Manager at Private Vatican Highlights Tour - Skip The Line
Responded 7 Aug 2020
Dear Lewis Thank you for taking the time to write this review, we very much appreciate it. We are happy that we could help make your time in Rome extra special, especially for your wife's 30th :) Take care and we hope to see you back again soon!
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Dawn H wrote a review Jul 2020
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Cristina (our tour guide) was amazing, her art history background really brought the tour to life. Her passion was evident. Crowds were light due to COVID. Everyone had to get temp scanned and wear a mask. This was to keep everyone safe and shouldn’t be considered a
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Response from VaticanTour, Manager at Private Vatican Highlights Tour - Skip The Line
Responded 29 Jul 2020
Dear Dawn Thank you for your review and for choosing to book with us. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your time with Cristiana on tour. With the current Covid situation, it is a great opportunity to experience Rome and the Vatican without the large crowds and we think you are extra fortunate to have had the experience. Thank you and we hope to see you back again soon!
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Roanne wrote a review Jan 2020
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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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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from VaticanTour, Manager at Private Vatican Highlights Tour - Skip The Line
Responded 11 Jan 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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TravelproMVP wrote a review Oct 2019
Bradenton, Florida4 contributions1 helpful vote
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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Date of experience: October 2019
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Ncap13541 wrote a review Mar 2019
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I opted for the Private Vatican Tour for my group of four adults. I didn't want to be part of a large group so that we wouldn't have to be delayed with questions others might have on things that didn't particularly interest us. It was a decision I don't regret. Our tour
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Date of experience: March 2019
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Response from mirunastefan92, Public Relations Manager at Private Vatican Highlights Tour - Skip The Line
Responded 6 May 2019
Thank you so much for leaving a review! As per your own experience, our customer's opinion is very important to future travelers. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your Private Vatican Tour with Kristiana. Looking forward to having you back with us in Italy.
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Ms
I give excellency to the lady who guided us us the tour. She was so much informed. I would recommend a friend to u
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chris s
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Great tour of the museums
Our tour guide, Cris, was terrific. Knowledgeable and so enthusiastic. She made the most of a crowded area and real
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Kelly G
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Tatiana was AMAZING!
Tatiana is BRILLIANT and filled us with so much information that I feel like I could pass an art history test now.
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Eva T
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Mrs.
Our tour guide was amazing, friendly and so knowledgeable! She was able to answer all questions and took her time,
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Joanne T
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Vatican tour
Great tour! Throughly enjoyed & the tour guide was very knowledgeable & explained everything clearly!
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Victoria G
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Tour of Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel & Basilica
Signed up for a semi-private tour in the afternoon and we were pleasantly surprised to have a "private" tour. We h
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Ernie G
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Tour of Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel, Basilica
Because the others in our small group cancelled, we had a great "private" tour with the amazing Tatiana. She was v
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LadyVz
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Fabulous!
Cris was wonderful! Extremely knowledgeable and explained how everything would go prior to starting the tour.
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ExtraordinaryHuman
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Guide knowledgeable, but rushed and group too large
Tour started promptly on time. Guide was knowledgeable of items that she explained to us. Introduction to the Sisti
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Nomad623989
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Excellent Vatican tour
We had Chris as our tour guide in August 2019. We just had 5 persons in our group and the tour with Chris was amazi
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Ryan J
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Vatican tour
Nice way to get ahead of the lines and information on what you are seeing in the Vatican. Make sure to take lots of
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Inspire12967577425
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Good tour.
Guide was very knowledgeable of the Vatican. Sometimes crowd made it difficult to move around and hear the guide.
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oktraveler22
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Vatican Tour
This company moved our tour time up to try to avoid a cruise ship rush in the museum. We appreciated they were look
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chuka-eze
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Amazing experience.
It was really a good experience with Maximus Tours and I will recommend it for anyone. Our tour guide Tatiana so am
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Vaidehi M
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Vatican Tour with Cristiana
Our guide, Cristiana was very passionate about the art and architecture of the Vatican and her knowledge really sho
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  • Duration: 3h
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