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Vatican Guided Tours

Via del Portico d'Ottavia 13, 00186 Rome, Italy
+39 338 667 2861
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Skip the Line: Colosseum Official Guided Tour - Entrance Fee Included
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Skip the Line: Colosseum, Palatine Hill and Roman Forum Official Guided Tour...
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Skip the Line: Early Morning Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel
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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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Via del Portico d'Ottavia 13, 00186 Rome, Italy
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+39 338 667 2861
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Reviewed 11 June 2015

I last visited the Vatican when I was eleven years old so was eager to visit now I am a mature adult! My daughter came with me and booked the Tour via the web which meant we could avoid queues although on the day, everyone...More

Thank Carol R
Reviewed 6 June 2015

We, and other guests booked a tour with Gray Line tours either on line or in a local ticket office. No one told us that the tour company does not return people to their hotel or anywhere close to their hotel. Only the actual brochure...More

1  Thank estherandnick
Reviewed 6 June 2015

I am not a Christian, but the stunning garden and amazing artwork and sculptures make any trip to Rome incomplete without a tour of the Vatican, and the value of a truly good guide cannot be overstated. The extra cost is well worth it!

2  Thank Nick D
Reviewed 5 June 2015

in a similar fashion to our visit to the Colosseum the next day we elected to join a guided walking tour basically just to avoid the unbelievable queues to get in that otherwise have to be endured. the particular company that we were 'persuaded '...More

Thank TorquayIain
Reviewed 5 June 2015

Even if gardens aren't your thing, this is a quick and easy way to really see how BIG the Vatican is. About 45 minutes and brilliant to save those legs before the long haul through the Vatican Museums to the Sistine Chapel. The gardens are...More

1  Thank CotesDeMourex
Reviewed 4 June 2015

The "Viator VIP: Sistine Chapel Private viewing and small group tour of the Vatican's secret rooms" tour was absolutely amazing. The 15 of us plus the guide were alone in the Sistine Chapel for about 30 minutes at the end of the day and able...More

2  Thank Katherine S
Reviewed 2 June 2015

Damien the tour guide was brilliant and was very informative on all aspects of the tour, skipping the queue is the best way to see the Vatican due to the number of people visiting

Thank David W
Reviewed 2 June 2015

Gather's Club tours was a total tourist scam. Our tour guide spoke both English and Portuguese. There were 6 of us English speaking in the tour and I guess they didn't think it was enough so they added 4 Portuguese tourists to our group which...More

Thank ngm2010
Reviewed 1 June 2015 via mobile

This far exceeded any expectations of our guided tour. Not only did Frank have access without lines to all areas of the Vatican, his theatrical performance patterned with deep knowledge truly make this a living museum. He created an interest in gaining further knowledge of...More

3  Thank Danez B
Reviewed 1 June 2015

The Vatican and its museum are a real must for anyone visiting the city. The Vatican itself with it myriad of artistic wonders and the museum with its fascinating array of artifacts both religious and secular. There are guides who are well versed in their...More

Thank Phillip D
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EVolFan
6 August 2017|
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Response from Peterhigson | Reviewed this property |
We booked through Viator. Excellent
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renetn
4 August 2017|
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Response from mekgolfski | Reviewed this property |
The dress code is covered shoulders and knees...I did see many who did NOT follow that guideline...nothing was said or done... Bring a scarf to put over shoulders if needed and don't wear tight shorts... be conservative but... More
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Lesley B
4 April 2017|
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Response from sgmike2015 | Reviewed this property |
yes. Ours was a combined tour. The museum took the most time. The Sistine Chapel is about 20 minutes. The guide is waits for you at the far end of the chapel. You can re-enter the Basilica on your own after you museum... More
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