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Vatican Museums & Pope's Estate by train

Via Sebastiano Veniero, 62, 00186 Rome, Italy
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Badly organised

We bought this tour through italiapass and were very disappointed. The website stated that we would... read more

Reviewed November 26, 2017
jfoeken
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Lisbon
Wish come true

Make sure you go with a tour, waiting line is horrible. The advantage of a tour is you skip the... read more

Reviewed October 20, 2017
Maribelle74
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Dorval, Canada
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Meet our Tour Leader and enter Vatican Museums skipping all lines. Take your audio guide and enjoy the Museums' breathtaking masterpieces at your own pace!Visit Vatican Garden and enjoy the privilege of a walking tour before reaching Pope's Private Train Station. Join a Private train for an amazing tour of Pontifical Villas in beautiful Castel Gandolfo and taste the Vatican Farmhouse yogurt
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Via Sebastiano Veniero, 62, 00186 Rome, Italy

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Reviewed November 26, 2017

We bought this tour through italiapass and were very disappointed. The website stated that we would be greeted by an assistant at the Vatican museums. There was no assistant - we were just passed from one attendant to another with very little explanation of what...More

Thank jfoeken
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Reviewed October 20, 2017 via mobile

Make sure you go with a tour, waiting line is horrible. The advantage of a tour is you skip the line and have a lot history explanation. Althought was busy our guide took his time to give us as much information about every room, statue...More

Thank Maribelle74
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Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

The tour is overall disappointing due to poor planning and long (and i mean it! About half an hour) at the end of each leg of the visit. The initial 2h is clearly not enough to visit the museum, just to skim it. We were...More

Thank Iggass
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Reviewed September 6, 2017

What a fantastic tour. You are in a train and enjoying the breathtaking view of the Vatican Gardens. It is like dream come true. You feel special.

Thank Rajneesh J
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Reviewed June 6, 2017 via mobile

Visited today. Passed a very long queue with online ticket. Walk straight in at 10h30. Restaurant near entrance opens at 11h00 with good selection and good price. Sistine Chapel definitely the highlight.

1  Thank Servaise
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Reviewed January 6, 2017

This tour is offered only on Saturdays. The Tour Itinerary: Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, Vatican Gardens, Apostolic Palace of Castel Gandolfo and the Gardens of the Pontifical Villas (Villa Barberini in Castel Gandolfo). The tour starts at 8 AM which is early entry into the...More

1  Thank Joe G
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Reviewed October 10, 2016

Be ready to do some walking and climbing of stairs and hills.Remember Rome was builtt on seven hills.

Thank John W
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Reviewed September 7, 2016

We just had to do this tour in order to travel out of the Vatican City by train, from a station that, until recently, had hardly been used by passengers since it was built over 80 years ago. But there is so much more to...More

Thank WardenRon
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Reviewed July 26, 2016

This tour of the Vatican Museums and Castel Gandolfo is an exceptional tour that is not to be missed! The museums are so amazing, along with the history and glorious artifacts of Church history. The biggest surprise is an hour long train ride from a...More

Thank candmdraayers
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Reviewed July 17, 2016

Incredible history and tour of the Vatican museums and Pope's estate. Huge area covered in one day, learning plenty about the history of the Vatican and the Popes. Very much recommend this tour, very full on yet worth every minute, a must do while in...More

Thank MargieV611
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