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“Book the tour!”
Review of What a Life Tours

What a Life Tours
Ranked #1 of 13 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, Lockers / storage, Baby buggy parking, Activities for older children, Stairs / lift, Bathroom facilities
Riemst, Belgium
1 review
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“Book the tour!”
Reviewed 10 August 2014

We booked a tour for the Vatican museum and the Sistine Chapel. Our guide was Grant. He must have been the best guide I have ever come across. He took us around the Vatican for 3 hours and I could not get enough of his interesting explanations and anecdotes. He was extremely funny and has an extensive knowledge of everything which has to do with the history of the Vatican and the Roman Empire. It was a breathtaking experience. I enjoyed every second of it and it was worth every euro. Thanks Grant!

Visited August 2014
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1 Thank Mieke D
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Debby18, Front Office Manager at What a Life Tours, responded to this review, 18 August 2014
Dear Mieke D, Thank you for the review and for the wonderful picture of Grant in action! It is great to hear that he was able to transmit his passion for art and history to you and make your visit to the Vatican a both fun and educative experience. Come back to see us soon so that we can show you around more of the Eternal City's marvelous sights! Debby
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Lemgo
1 review
“Impressive tour”
Reviewed 10 August 2014

Guided by What a Life Tour on 2014-07-31 was a great experience and very impressive. It was an unforgettable tour with the qualified guide Daniela.

Thank you very much Daniela for the great tour.

The2Germans :)

Visited July 2014
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Debby18, Front Office Manager at What a Life Tours, responded to this review, 11 August 2014
HalloThe2Germans, and danke for your nice review about Daniela! :) I am sure that Dani will be super happy to hear that you appreciated her tour. She is indeed an asset to our company and we are proud to have her on the What a Life Tour team. Debby
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Castledawson, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Worth Every Euro”
Reviewed 8 August 2014

We would like to thank Grant for his knowledge and enthusiasm for the tour of the Vatican Museums.

We had intended just to go for a looksy at St Peters and a bit of a wander. But we were approached and asked if we would like to do the tour of the Vatican museums inc. the Sistine Chapel. When we heard the price we had to carefully consider it, but as we were in Rome and would probably not be back again we thought why not - once in a lifetime and all that.

Our group walked straight to the front of the very long queue and for the next few hours listened intently as Grant took us round the museum and explained in great detail about the various exhibits. Now my concentration levels aren't what they used to be, and a museum wouldn't be my first choice for a day out - but my husband and I were totally riveted, especially with Grant's commentary about Michelangelo and the background to how his masterpiece of the Sistene Chapel happened. The whole tour flew by and was greatly enjoyed.

It was well worth every penny, and was one of the highlights of our trip.

Visited August 2014
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Debby18, Front Office Manager at What a Life Tours, responded to this review, 11 August 2014
Hello DonnaR1970, thank you for your great review! We are so glad that your surpass your expectations and make your tour of the Vatican an experience to remember. We completely agree that visiting the Vatican is a once in a life time experience and having a wonderful cicerone like Grant can really turn a dull day at the Museums into an adventure, where centuries of history come to life. Debby
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“Fantastic Experience ”
Reviewed 8 August 2014 via mobile

It was a great experience to visit the Vatican on our Anniversary and to be guided by What a Life Tour. We were congratulated by an amazing special gift. The tour through the Vatican was unforgettable with the very qualified guide James Grant. He astonished us with the amount of historic information he has in addition to his sense of humor. We recommend this company for anyone who would like to have an unforgettable experience in the Vatican.
Highly recommend & advised!

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Debby18, Front Office Manager at What a Life Tours, responded to this review, 9 August 2014
Ciao Karim H, thank you for your kind words! It was a pleasure to have you and your wife on the tour and to be able to play a small part in your anniversary celebration. It is great to hear that you had a good time touring the Vatican with Grant and that it is was an experience to member - mission accomplished!
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Rome
2 reviews
“Great tour of Vatican”
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!

Debby
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