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Vatican Guided Tours

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We are an official tour operator, authorized by the Vatican, to have privilege entrances - skip the line guided tours. Our staff and our official and mother-tongue tour guides will offer you an unforgettable experience over the Vatican Museums...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Via del Portico d'Ottavia 13 | Roma, 00186 Rome, Italy
+39 338 667 2861
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Treated daughter for her 21st bday and when waiting for our stickers from the guild he proceeds to give everyone a sticker apart from my daughter who is right under his nose he stands there saying who else needs a sticker. And she was there...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Babybellebaldwiin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’m not sure if there’s anyway to request a particular guide, but Renata was excellent. An art/history major, she is enchanted with Michelangelo and his work. That being said, you get a real sense of the human side of his presence in this holy city....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank hogcatch
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked an early entrance (7:30 am) private tour of the Vatican expecting a basic tour. What we ended up with was an amazing tour given by a native of Rome who had studied art. Silvia Tofoni gave us a knowledge tour filled with the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank El F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took a Vatican Guided Tour. This was truly outstanding. To see all the statues, paintings, etc. was awesome. Visiting the Sistine Chapel was a real thrill. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank James P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did a small group tour, 4 people, with Frank Van Den Broeke of the Vatican museum and Sistine chapel. He is an official Vatican Tour Guide. His knowledge was excellent. Gave real world comparisons when giving a story while we walked through the Vatican....More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First off, the Vatican is incredibly beautiful, and there's so much to see. The tour guide was friendly and knowledgeable, and tried to make everyone feel included. And it was such a relief to skip the lines - if you don't, you end up spending...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ira C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We as a family of 3 adults arrived via taxi at 8.30 am on Monday 25th February at the Vatican Rome, the queues were really long even at that early time,we were approached by a guide from IW Tours who took us to their office...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ver021419
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our private guide was Sonia and she was wonderful. Full of knowledge and very funny. She sat us down at beginning and showed us what we were going to see which was very helpful as the true scale of the art is overwhelming. It was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Patrick J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We scheduled a tour of the Vatican City and all of it's wonders with Tours by Locals. Our tour guide was informative and interesting and we were able to skip lines and visit the Sistine Chapel which I understand is not always on a tour....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Kleime
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tour guide was very knowledgeable, tour was three hours lots of walking but well worth it You do skip all the queues which can be up to 2 hours peak times

Date of experience: February 2019
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21 February 2019|
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Response from StefanoD2550 | Property representative |
Please send an email to info vaticanguidedtour. com Best Regards Stefano
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10 November 2018|
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Response from Melanie L | Reviewed this property |
Hi, We bought our tickets through the official museum website ...do not bother to use third party as it is so easy to do online. A full price ticket for 2 in 2017 was 64 euros. But worth it, as the area to cover is so vast... More
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Response from StefanoDonghi1968 | Property representative |
Use the official web of vaticanguidedtour com
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