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What a Life Tours

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In 2006 we began as a group of young and energetic Rome enthusiasts hoping to find a way to share our passion for this wonderful city with people from all over the world. We created a team made up of insider experts, savvy local guides and...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Via Santamaura 14B, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
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Reviewed today

The half day tour of the Vatican that my family took with Anna was fantastic. The tour was the perfect length. Anna is very knowledgeable and has a great ability to connect with every member of her group. It is obvious that she enjoys her...More

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Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed today

Lucia was excellent! We signed up for an early morning tour and turned out our group of three were the only ones on the tour. My friends wanted to visit, but wanted it quick. I had already visited the vatican. I appreciated her answering all...More

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Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank maggiechaps
Reviewed today

What an absolutely amazing experience. Giuliano is so passionate about the tours (the fact he is a history buff helps!) and really does provide the ultimate tour guide. Going into the Vatican before it is open to the public is an absolute must for any...More

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Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank Alec C
Reviewed yesterday

Our tour guide was great! My son 3 years old was with us and we had a great time! Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and very kid friendly! Thank you for making our trip memorable!More

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Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank michelleR993
whatalifetoursrome, Front Office Manager at What a Life Tours, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you Michelle for taking the time to write us to let us know how you enjoyed your time with us! Our guides are so talented and take such good care of even our youngest budding art historians. It was a pleasure to have had...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Mario blended humor with a deep knowledge and understanding of the development of religion and history of the Vatican. He led a perfect highlight tour - knowing what to pass and what to emphasize, such that quality time was spent on fewer works explored in...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank Cpavmd
whatalifetoursrome, Front Office Manager at What a Life Tours, responded to this reviewResponded today

Mario is wonderful at balancing his tours to ensure just the right amount of historical facts are intertwined with fun. Touring shouldn't be just about learning dates and names of the famous Popes, generals and Emperors but to also hear about how the daily lives...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Tour guide was awesome. Great with children. Perfect pace. Funny, but full of knowledge. Well worth the extra money to see the top of the Colosseum. Really glad that we took this tour.More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank matthewfs
whatalifetoursrome, Front Office Manager at What a Life Tours, responded to this reviewResponded today

Good morning from sunny Rome and we are absolutely thrilled you had such a smashing time with Alessia on our Top Tiers Colosseum tour. She is not only a walking encyclopedia but so devilishly personable too. We will be sure to pass along your kind...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

I traveled with my Fiance, best friend and her boyfriend. :) We had an AMAZING time. Elaine was our host and she was incredibly knowledgeable. Her facts and wealth of information of the Vatican, its museums, the Sistine Chapel and St. Peters Basilica blew our...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Macenzie C
whatalifetoursrome, Front Office Manager at What a Life Tours, responded to this reviewResponded today

Elaine is going to be so happy to read this 5-star review of your time spent with her at the Vatican. There is so much to see but Elaine is expert and skipping the less interesting and historically important pieces instead concentrating on the real...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

I was running a little late and the company was very helpful with directions to get there fast. Carlotta was great with not only a bunch of interesting information and she was also funny with her upbeat personality. Visiting the Vactican was a very enjoyable...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank William L
whatalifetoursrome, Front Office Manager at What a Life Tours, responded to this reviewResponded today

Our charming Carlotta has completed many seasons with and is a firm favourite of not only her guests but the office too! She has an amazing way of making her groups feel at home and part of the What A Life family. It was delightful...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

The tour was excellent. Our guide, Carlotta, navigated the crowds smoothly, stopped at all the right places and provided lots of information and tidbits. There were four of us in the tour so we did not need audio equipment and could easily hear Carlotta. It...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent tour guide, professional and informant. Clear instructions for pickup point and friendly tour guide with excellent English and Italian. Would recommend this company!

Date of experience: February 2019
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cmsheerin
15 July 2018|
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Response from whatalifetours | Property representative |
Dear cmsheerin, We do offer Vatican Tours all year around, please visit our website for more details and availability. Kind Regards, Maria
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Melanie C
9 June 2018|
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Response from whatalifetours | Property representative |
That's great, thank you Lorraine and Henk for helping out Melanie! I was just going to write you the title of the book, we are thrilled to hear you enjoyed the Colosseum Underground Tour with Carlotta, have a great... More
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Melanie C
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