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Vatican Guided Tours
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Skip the Line: Early Morning Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel
Ranked #117 of 809 Tours in Rome
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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!
Reviewed 18 November 2013

as a last minute decision we chose do have a organised tour to get the best out our visit to the vatican and it was definatley worth it ! our guide Christina was very knowledgeable, friendly and a pleasure to be shown round by. We would of definatly missed out alot on the interpretation and understanding of some of the religious art works and the stories behind the paintings in the cistene chapel. we were in a small group of 8, meeting up, and the tour was well organised and highly enjoyable. i would recommend roman candle tours to anyone wishing to get the best out of thier visit. = )

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Reviewed 17 November 2013

We booked a guided tour through the vatican (museums, raphael rooms, sistine chapel, st. peter's basilica) through the official website and deeply regret our experience. First of all, there is no way to see everything in a 3 hr tour (and you can't go back through some of the areas once you pass them). Our tour guide could barely speak English (saying "ummm" while searching for the right words and mispronouncing most of those words) making it very difficult to follow her. We spent 30 minutes in front of a TV screen receiving a very detailed lesson in art history. The tour breezed through many of the most interesting areas including the portion of the museum with a lot of the roman history pieces/statues. We seemed to spend way too much time discussing the tapestries and details of each art piece that we stopped to view. It seemed like we only had about 30 minutes total to view the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica. This tour may be perfect for someone very interested in tapestries and art history, but it wasn't for us. Unfortunately, our tour was on the last day we were in Rome, so we didn't get a chance to go back and see the things that we were most interested in. After having 4 tours through the "Walks of Italy" company, this vatican tour was a terrible experience, and we would have preferred having this experience on our own or with one of the "Walks of Italy" tour guides.

3  Thank Shawna S
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Reviewed 17 November 2013

Great tour with Francesca...she made the Vatican come to life with her passion for the buildings and art. Best part of our trip to Italy.


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Reviewed 16 November 2013

i usually prefer visitng a place with a guided tour but this time a had a bad experience.
there are many people inside the museums and some of the time i couldn't even see the guide.

our guide sopke and walked very fast and i couldn't stop cause i didnt want to miss the group.
(eventually i did leave the group for some of the tour).
she also skeeped some of the rooms because there was no time.

i should have taken just an audio guide and visit in my own pace and make time for the pieces and rooms that i am most interested in.

pay attention that my review is only for the formal vatican tour (3 hours) which you book online. there are many other guides and companies who offers tours inside.

2  Thank ShannyDruker
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Reviewed 13 November 2013

We took a tour of museum and St. Peter's Basilica, Green Line Tours. Tour guide was not very good. Spent way too much time in museum and we did not get to see what most tourists want to see; (the view looking up to the Vatican) where the Pope comes out. It way very crowded, very slippery if it rains and we were looking forward to egypt part of museum and all we saw was tapestries. Plus, make sure guide tells you where to meet if anyone gets lost, which 7 people on our tour did and had to take taxis back to their hotel, (my husband included), they also do not tell you that there are no bathroom breaks.

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