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Vatican City Tours and Tickets

Rome, Italy
+39 334 348 6561
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A great visit - tour guide is a must!

Myself and my partner pre-booked our tickets on the official website for €21 each. Much easier than... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mark F
Manchester, United Kingdom
via mobile
Excellent Guide.

My sister and I took the 3hr semi private tour with Bernadette. We were lucky as there was only... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Rome, Italy
Vatican / Borgo
+39 334 348 6561

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Myself and my partner pre-booked our tickets on the official website for €21 each. Much easier than waiting in line for 2 hours + Once arriving we actually decided to upgrade with a local tour operator and we were extremely glad we did. Our tour...More

Thank Mark F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister and I took the 3hr semi private tour with Bernadette. We were lucky as there was only four in total . But our guide was excellent was excellent . Very nice and very professional . She really knew her history. We managed in...More

2  Thank gporourke
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky to have Barbara as our guide. There have been very good reviews of her service as a guide and again the surpassed not only ours but everybody else in our group expectations. I strongly recommend starting early as even in low season...More

Thank bettymeander1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family found this company online and we had been extremely happy with their service. The tour was a highlight of our short Rome holiday. Our guide Andrea told us that company is run by the Vatican guides themselves, which explains their competitive prices, importan,...More

Thank marypavone63
Reviewed 22 December 2017

We booked a guide on vaticancitytoursandtickets.com website and could not be happier. Andrea, our guide made it a trully memorable experience. The place is so rich in history and art that I cannot imagine visiting on your own, without a good guide. We chose the...More

1  Thank margaretat1212
Reviewed 11 December 2017

We booked a private tour with one of the official Vatican guides through vaticancitytoursandtickets.com . We were lucky with the weather, but most lucky with our guide Agnes. The company had been recomended by our friends who toured in a small group with the same...More

Thank jl19582017
Reviewed 15 November 2017

If you haven't done this before definitely see both. Depending on what time of year you go will have an impact on how well you enjoy these tours. This was my second time on seeing both attractions, the first time was in December and I...More

Thank sharonmarsden1256
Reviewed 14 November 2017

The meeting on the steps opposite the Vatican Museums was a bit armature but the the tour was very professional. From leaving the steps to the goodbye at St Peter’s our guide looked after us and never missed any detail to make sure our tour...More

Thank Edward P
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We booked before we travelled and thought it was a little expensive but it was obsultely worth it having our own personal Tour Guide for just 2 of us. So well informed and made sure we got to the most important parts of the Vatican....More

Thank MaryHamon
Reviewed 28 October 2017

We had a superb tour to Vatican and Colosseum. We came to Rome for Florence for a day and signed for their semi private Vatican Tour in the morning and Colosseum tour with underground and top level with their parent company italy-museums.com. Both guides were...More

Thank marcoberliner29
Vatican / Borgo
Frocked priests, colorful Swiss Guards, insistent
souvenir shop owners, flag-waving tour guides, and
pilgrims from around the world. This is the Vatican
and Borgo, Rome's most recognized neighbourhood which
acts as Vatican City's front yard. Aside from the
souvenir boutiques and a few food spots, the only
business conducted here is papal. In the daytime, the
tiny medieval sector bustles with holy activity, as
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Petch R
10 January 2018|
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Response from Edward P | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can go anywhere and spend as long as you like once your in side. If you haven’t been on a tour guide I would strongly recommend it.
Iris L
17 September 2017|
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Response from 50isthenew30 | Reviewed this property |
The street address was listed on our voucher/ticket. It was a store front down the street from the Vatican. I booked through Viator. The engage a third party tour group. Hope that helped
1 September 2017|
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Response from jamesgilbertsmith | Reviewed this property |
Use the official musivaticani.va site. You get a date and time to be at the museum and just walk in --no line to join -- go through security present your pre booking paper to the ticket office and you are in!!! Brilliant