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Vatican Highlights Small Group Tour provided by Colosseum and Vatican Tours by Italy Wonders

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Vatican Highlights Small Group Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 29/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Temperature checks for travelers at Vatican Museums entrance
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Updated 29/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Skip-the-line at the entrance to the Vatican Museums on this guided tour. Entry fees to the Sistine Chapel, home to Michelangelo’s famous frescoes, and St. Peter’s Basilica are included. Avoid the hassle of navigating this large museum with the help of a guide.
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You'll start at
Via Vespasiano, 28
Via Vespasiano, 28, 00192 Roma RM, ItalyGet off at "Ottaviano" Stop on Metro A line.From the station, walk on Via Ottaviano following the indication to St. Peter square.When you arrive across at Via Germanico, go to the right follow the street.After 100 mtr,Via Vespasiano will be on your left. At the number 28, you will find our office.
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    Vatican Museums
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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    Vatican Museums
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
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    Vatican Museums
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
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    Vatican Museums
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
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    Sistine Chapel
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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    St. Peter's Basilica
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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You'll end at
Saint Peter's Square
Forum Sancti Petri, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
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Highlights
  • Skip-the-line entry to the Vatican Museums
  • Maximize time spent in the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Navigate the Vatican Museums with the help of a guide
  • Entry fees are included
What to Expect
Meet your guide across from the Vatican Museums prior to your tour departure time. Enjoy skip-the-line access with your group of 20 people or less into the museums but please note that a dress code is required to enter places of worship; knees and shoulders must be covered (no shorts or sleeveless tops allowed). Follow your guide to the best of the Vatican Museums, including the Raphael Rooms, Michelangelo’s frescoes in the Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter’s Basilica. This tour includes narration from your guide about the museum’s history and art.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Via Vespasiano, 28, 00192 Roma RM, Italy
Duration
2h 30m
Return Details
Saint Peter's Square, Forum Sancti Petri, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
Inclusions
  • Professional guide for 3 hours
  • Skip the line
  • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
  • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • St. Peter's Basilica is a church. As such the Vatican can decide to close it with no notice. In this case you will spend longer in the Vatican Museums with your guide
  • Departure times may vary
  • A current valid passport or ID document is required on the day of the tour for children under 18 as proof of age
  • If you arrive late you might lose the entrance at the Vatican Museums
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Please note that, for disabled visitors with certified invalidity of more than 74%, the Vatican Museums offers free entry that is extended to a companion for visitors who are not self-sufficient. To benefit from this, make sure you mention it at the time of booking so that our staff may handle your request.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Paul K wrote a review 16 Sep
Gateshead, United Kingdom2 contributions1 helpful vote
Fantastic tour with our guide Marcius. who was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the subject which made the tour fly by.
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Ryan P wrote a review Apr 2019
East Islip, New York2 contributions2 helpful votes
AMAZING 10/10!!!! Vatican Tour!! We took a guided tour of the Vatican Museums. Our Experience was Great!!! Our tour guide, Azzurra, was well spoken, highly informed, and personable. We were given an in depth review of the highlights of the Vatican museums, and Sistine Chapel.
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Andrew S wrote a review Dec 2018
Perth7 contributions
We did the Vatican Tour yesterday and the Colosseum, Palatine Hill & Roman Forum tour the day before. We were fortunate enough to have the same guide - Giulio - for both tours. He is fabulous, really knows his history, and is very passionate about everything to do with ancient
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Date of experience: December 2018
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Jenny W wrote a review Jul 2018
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We had an excellent tour with Fabio today. He was knowledgeable, fun and engaging. The tour was over three hours and was at the perfect level of detail for our family. Do be advised that it was incredibly crowded and hot during the tour (not the fault of the tour), but we did
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OrnulvHolte wrote a review Mar 2018
Oslo, Norway2 contributions
Fi is an amazing guide, and even our ten year old daughter was mesmerized throughout hours of the fabulous tour through the museum and St Peters. As we are Norwegians and our daughter is still rather unexperienced when it comes to processing information in English, this says a
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Date of experience: January 2018
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Information packed tour
We skipped the lines and got an information packed tour. The guide spoken English well and was attentive to our yo
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Very good tour
Very educational it was like having a history lesson. The views and ruins were amazing! 100% Definitely recommend t
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Interesting and knowledgeable guide - a great tour!
David was a fantastic guide. Knowledgeable and really interesting. Forum Romanum is always worth a visit, but becam
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Amazing tour experience
Azzura as our tour guide was absolutely wonderful. She was really knowledgeable and really passionate about the are
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Fantastic tour
This was a very well organised programme starting at the forum, up to Palatine and ending in the spectacular coloss
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Great tour with Matt
Our guide, Matt, was definitely the highlight of the tour! He was obviously passionate about the history of the Col
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Great Tour
We had a fantastic time yesterday. Tour was well organised and felt safe and supported. Matt was very knowledgeabl
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Best purchase of the trip!
This tour was so much fun. Our guide, Matt, was so funny and interesting. You could see his passion for the history
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Exceptional tour with Dennis!
Our guide Dennis was outstanding and really made our tour exceptional and special. He was so knowledgeable and prov
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Jana and the Colosseum Tour were excellent.
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This was a fantastic tour! Dennis was great tour guide. He was enthusiastic, engaging, funny and extremely knowledg
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Just finished a tour with Dennis. It was absolutely incredible. He is full of knowledge and very engaging. I enjoye
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Great tour and experience
Renata was a great tour guide, she was very passionate, knowledgable and friendly on the tour and was able to answe
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Fantastic tour
We had the great luck to be taken round by Dennis. His knowledge was immense and his character was welcoming and he
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Absolute must do!
Dennis gave us the most amazing tour through the colosseum and forum romanum. With his incredible knowledge of hist
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