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Classic Vatican Tour

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USD 78.81
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    What to Expect
    At the Vatican Museums, you will find the Sistine Chapel, one of the most famous tourist attractions in the world painted by Michelangelo Buonarroti.

    The Museums hold many priceless works of art including the Raphael Rooms, and many galleries of sculpture, tapestries and frescos.

    The church of Saint Peter’s Basilica is built on Vatican Hill, across the Tiber river from the historic centre of Rome.

    This was the site where Saint Peter, the chief apostle, died as a martyr and where he was buried in 64 AD. St. Peter is considered the first Pope, so this church is considered the most important for all Christianity and it is full of historical treasures, where artists like Michelangelo and Bernini worked.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    At Cafè Vaticano, in front of Vatican Museum entrance
    Return Details
    St. Peter's Square
    • Dedicated tour guide
    • For a group of over 6 people the earphones are included in the price
    • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
    • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
    • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Square (Piazza San Pietro)
    • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Basilica
    • Food and drink
    • Transportation
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Men, women and children must adhere to a dress code. You will not be permitted entry to the church with bare shoulders, mini skirts or very short shorts (Bermuda shorts and Capri trousers are acceptable)
    • Only small backpacks or handbags
    • This tour it is not available on Sunday as the Vatican Museum are closed. Other closing days on 2019: January 1 and 6; February 11; March 19; April 22; May 1; June 29 (St. Peter and Paul); August 14-15; November 1; December 25, 26
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    By: Askos Tours
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    Adelaide, Australia
    I did not want to go but am glad I did Best tour and Guide of our Italian adventure.
    Wife set this up and boy was it good.The archeologists running the tour sure knew what they were talking about. This was the best tour that we did on our Holiday.
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    Jane C
    Kanata, Ontario, Canada
    Worth the money.
    We experienced a two hour walking tour of Pompeii. Our guide, Sergio, was very well informed, accommodating, and made the tour fascinating. We needed a wheelchair for the longer walks involved, and that was provided as part of the tour. If you come all this way to see one of the wonders of the world, then get the most out of the trip with a personal guided tour - it's worth it.
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    Robin B
    Speyer, Germany
    Worth it!
    We specially came from italy for this tour, we didn't regret it! Our guide Antonio was awesome, he had a answer for every question and some good jokes. Thank you!
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    London, United Kingdom
    Great Experience.
    Great experience for our family. We would not have got the insightful experience of the stories behind the displays without the friendly guide providing the background and context.
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    Jullie B
    "Semi Private Excursion in Pompeii,Positano and Sorrento - Skip the line"
    Francesco was a great driver and tour guide for our excursion from Naples to Sorrento, Pompeii and Positano. He ensured that we knew what to expect and highlighted specifics of where to go and what to do. Francesco is very courteous and professional. We would definitely ask for Francesco to be our tour guide in the future
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    Jolene E
    Midland, Canada
    Well worth it
    We had an excellent tour with Antonio. He was very knowledgeable and had great stories. Helped keep us moving through the crowds and showed us many highlights. Well worth it in this vast place!
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    Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
    2 Hour Pompei Tour
    This was an excellent tour. You definitely want a tour so you understand what you are looking at. Our tour guide was an archeologist but, he made it all understandable so that you could envision the life in the ancient city. I highly recommend.
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    Glad we booked a tour with an archeologist!
    Our archeologist was very informative and open to questions along the way. We wore radios on a lanyard with headphones to ensure everyone could hear him. Strongly recommended!
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    Antonio was the best!
    Antonio shared with us that he had been coming to Pompeii with his grandfather since childhood and his love for and knowledge of the location really showed.
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    David Z
    Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
    Wonderful Tour - unforgettable experience
    First, no matter which tour company you select, you MUST visit Pompeii during your time in the area. No one can explain to you what you will see and how you will feel as you walk through and learn about this 2,000 year old city. GO! Regarding this tour, we were 100% satisfied with all aspects, especially our guide Michel (sp?). He covered a ton of information quickly and with the right level of detail and he answered all questions with great expertise (he is an archaeologist).
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    Rayland, Ohio
    From the port of Salerno
    We booked from the port in Salerno while on a cruise. Francesco was prompt waiting for us at the end of the gangway. He was courteous, knowledgable, friendly, and provided excellent music for our drive to Pompeii. After our tour of Pompeii he drove us to eat lunch at the Casa di Amelia which has fabulous authentic Italian cuisine. Finally he was even able to accommodate our request to visit Mt Vesuvius so we could climb to the top. Without Francesco our stop in Salerno would not have been the same! I would highly recommend him to all my friends and family visiting Italy.
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    Herculaneum with a passionate archeologist
    There was a lot more to see in Herculaneum than in Pompeii, though both are worthwhile and fascinating. Our guide, Luciano Leone, was fabulous, entertaining and passionate about his work at Herculaneum. A highlight of our two weeks in Italy.
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    Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Canada
    Pompeii overview
    Excellent tour given by Paolo, a passionate archaeologist. Though, we booked a small group tour we were more than 20 people. Not so small a group:-/
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    Auckland Central, New Zealand
    Pompeii 2 hour walking tour
    Highly recommend this tour. Well organised and our tour guide Sergio really made the tour interesting. You could almost imagine the city as it was with people going about the daily lives. Thank you!
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    Falkirk, United Kingdom
    Pompeii Archaeologist Guided Tours
    Well organised. Meeting point was exactly as stated in our booking conformation. I was met where they said they would be on time. Our guide was Paolo and he was fantastic. He made everything come to life and was very knowledgeable and entertaining. I would recommend this company, and especially Paolo, to anyone
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