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Vatican Guided Tours

Via del Portico d'Ottavia 13 | Roma, 00186 Rome, Italy
+39 338 667 2861
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Skip the line Special Kids Private Tour of Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel
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We are an official tour operator, authorized by the Vatican, to have privilege entrances - skip the line guided tours. 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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Via del Portico d'Ottavia 13 | Roma, 00186 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Best money we spent: Private Joy of Rome tour with Angelica. She is AMAZING!!! We booked a private tour with Joy or Rome for our family of five (3 teens, 2 adults). Do yourself a favor and spend your money with Joy of Rome. We...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

As this was my first visit to Rome I had to visit the Vatican as well... I'm happy that I've chosen to pay for a guided tour because otherwise you will spend hour and hour in the kew just to enter... There will not be...More

Thank adrian-remus M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The original guy who pitched us on the street was very misleading, this of course was only realised as the tour progressed. At the beginning the tour finally started 45 mins late, The guide (Antonio) was very boring and kept on repeating himself wasting much...More

Thank ronasos
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sign up before you go.pre pay! Be at the Sistine Chapel by 7 am and you will be thrilled with your small group personal tour. My fourth visit to the Vatican within thirty yrs — the best,

1  Thank vernene2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had great tour of the museums with Joy of Rome. We adore Agelica and hope to spend more time with her the next time in Rome. Her passion and knowledge really made her invaluable to the trip. She added many interesting stories and background to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Guide spent most of the time outside the Vatican talking, which left little time to actually see anything in the Vatican. We got really frustrated and left the tour, much better to just stroll through to see what you like. We would have missed the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant tour with Debra. She seemed a bit harsh at first, but was only trying to keep all of her ducklings in a row. Navigating that space with 20,000 people is not easy! She was knowledgeable and funny. A passionate Italian – passionate about art...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing place that should not be missed if visting Rome. Sistine Chapel is a must as is The Papal Audience which is booked separately and should be checked for dates as this is only done once a month.

Thank julielovessharm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a bus tour around the Vatican gardens. There were headphones in the bus, where one can choose a language and listen the guided lecture. Magical place, reach in history, preciously designed gardens, arranged with sculptures. From the gardens you can see the dome...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an excellent history lesson with our tour guide Stephan, who is not only passionate and fluent in English but really knows his subject. He delivered with an excellent sense of humor and was an outsanding natural presenter, who kept us captivated throughout the...More

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1 November 2017|
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Response from Terry H | Reviewed this property |
I would plan on about 3 hours.
2 October 2017|
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Response from lnc2015 | Reviewed this property |
For the best information please go to this website to find out tour times--it looks like they have evening tours-- just type vatican museum website into google and make sure you pick the one that is the actual Vatican... More
26 September 2017|
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Response from Melanie T |
I don't remember it being offered but I'm certain frank would arrange it with enough notice.