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“Great tour of Vatican”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of What a Life Tours

What a Life Tours
Ranked #1 of 12 Tours in Vatican City
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: What a Life Tours is the perfect melting pot of people from all over the world, which makes us unique towards others. We have an insiders understanding of different cultures them being our direct background, relying on this as a fundament of our strength in delivering tours. This is your chance to get your vacations optimized and gain more then just a tour, but an experience as eternal as this City.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Baby buggy parking, Lockers / storage, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Stairs / lift
Rome
2 reviews
“Great tour of Vatican”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2014

Whatalife tours did an excellent job for us in Rome.
Ease of reservation = 5 stars
Organized and prompt= 5 stars
Provided an excellent guide of the best quality= 5 stars
Provided a high quality service for a reasonable price= 5 stars
Don't tour the Vatican without a guide. They will keep you ahead of the huge crowds and long lines. You are treated like a VIP when on this tour. Highly recommend!

Visited August 2014
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Debby18, Front Office Manager at What a Life Tours, responded to this review, 9 August 2014
Hey Tatedvm, your review = 5 Stars! Thank you for taking the time to write this great report about your experience with us and all the pros of taking a tour of the Vatican. To us, all of our clients is a Very Importany Person and deserves to be treated as such!

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“Incredible experience!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2014 via mobile

We didn't plan on taking a tour of the Vatican but when we came across the huge queues we bumped into one of the promotors that persuaded us to join the tour, and it was the best decision we made! So much better than having to wait in the two hour queues.

Our tour guide was Marcelo and I can't even begin to explain how amazing he was from the minute we started the tour. His knowledge of the Vatican and it's history was so incredibly In-depth, he kept us entertained and interested throughout the whole experience! He was particularly attentive to one woman and her baby, and constantly making the tour easy on her, which we thought was brilliant.

We both went away with a vast amount of new knowledge and couldn't imagine doing the same without the tour. It was easily one of our best experiences of Rome, thank you for making it such a memorable day!

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Debby18, Front Office Manager at What a Life Tours, responded to this review, 9 August 2014
Dear Nathan2192, thank you for your beautiful review and welcome to the Tripadvisor community! We are so happy to hear that your tour of the Vatican with our company was one of the best experiences in Rome for you! Our mission is to provide unique and unfortgettable experiences for our clients and to have great tour guides like Marcello on our team is the best way to ensure a top class service.
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“brilliant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2014

Well worth the cost, especially for the "skip the line" bit. Awe inspiring place made accessible by the brilliant ANA ! Knowledgeable and interesting, she made the tour come alive.

Visited July 2014
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Debby18, Front Office Manager at What a Life Tours, responded to this review, 9 August 2014
Hey paddy5658, thank you for your review! It is no surprise that a Top Contributor like yourself is able to sum up the most important reasons to take a tour in such a great and concise way. Having an expert by your side to make sense of the overwhelming Museums is of course the main perk of joining our tour but skipping the line is certainly the cherry on the cake!
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Melbourne, Australia
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“BEST TOUR GUIDE EVER”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014

We got a tour with what a life tours and got Grant as our tour guide. He was INCREDIBLE. Spoke fluent English and was extremely knowledgeable. Im not a great listener at the best of times, and I listened intently to him the whole time, he kept us all engaged, made us laugh and educated us to the very last details of vatican and the roman catholic history. Would HIGHLY recommend this tour and ask for GRANT. An Unforgettable Experiance. Thanks again Grant.

Visited July 2014
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Debby18, Front Office Manager at What a Life Tours, responded to this review, 7 August 2014
Hey CaseyJayne10,

Thank you for this wonderful review! Grant is incredibly happy to be dubbed the best tour guide ever and sends his greeting to you. Although, you live so very far away, we hope it will not be long before you come visit us again! :)


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Long Island, New York
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“We didn't expect to take a tour....”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014

We had purchased online tickets to the Vatican to avoid the line, but did not book a tour, as we typically prefer to go on our own. When we arrived at St. Peter’s square, we were approached and asked if we were interested in joining a tour. I hesitated, but liked the idea of shortcuts to entrances for tour groups, and he did a good job of explain the other value-add’s.

Our guide Angelo immediately made all comfortable, with his engaging style and sense of humor. He was born and raised in Rome, but went to school in the U.S., so his English was easy to understand and spot on. His knowledge of Rome, the Vatican Museums and interesting facts kept everyone engaged, and his quick wit had us all chuckling. Angelo uses his iPad to point out additional information – a great blend of history and technology.

Don’t hesitate to spend the small fee for the tour, it is well worth it, and ask for Angelo for a memorable and fun learning experience that will last a lifetime!

Visited July 2014
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Debby18, Front Office Manager at What a Life Tours, responded to this review, 7 August 2014
Ciao Glenn M,

Thank you for the review and the great pictures of Angelo! We are glad that we have converted you to the advantages of taking a tour and hope to be able to guide you around other sights in the Eternal City on your next visit. :)


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