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Viale Vaticano | presso Musei Vaticani, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Vatican Gardens and Vatican Museums Tour (Viator Code: 5034VATGARDENS) was taken on June 11, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. Our tour guide was Sara G. I was very impressed by this tour. The Vatican Gardens were so beautiful and uncrowded; you could relax while being over...More

Thank shmulovichs
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We loved this relaxed 2 hour walk through the gardens, the group was small and we had the gardens to ourselves other than the odd bus tour flying past (walking was far more enjoyable) the tour guide a girl named Francesca who was lovely gave...More

Thank Salford-tour-guide
Reviewed 1 week ago

About half of Vatican consists of Vatican gardens that have trees and plants from around the world. This garden is not open for public and a tour is available through a guided tour desk of Vatican. However, the gardens are partially visible during museum tour.

Thank Syed R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After fighting your way through the museum's and Sistine Chapel the Vatican Gardens are a tranquil oasis's. There is a cafeteria serving everything vyou need for a snack but as usual in Rome it's expensive (4.50 euro's for a muffin). There are plenty of benches...More

Thank StephLor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here as part of a guided tour through the Vatican Museum. The gardens are well maintained as one would expect. There are plenty of seats to sit and relax. Touring the museum is hard work.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a green quadrangle space that can be seen from the Pinacoteca courtyard, or walk around it with admission to the Museum. The Pinacoteca fronts it on one side. It was commissioned in the 16th century

Thank SoCalOregonian
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Do the tour so you can get an appreciation for what you are seeing...We spent our entire morning walking the gardens and the necropolis. The necropolis was very interesting. I enjoyed feeling like an archaeologist in a dig site... Our tour guide was very funny...More

Thank Ree2k12
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

These are the Papal Gardens with very limited access and tight security. This and incredible views of San Pietro are probably the only reasons to book a Gardens tour. We booked this tour through Vatican web site several weeks in advance. You get a guided...More

1  Thank DrPleishner
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was a 45 minutes open bus tour of the Vatican Gardens with an English audioguide. We were not allowed off the bus along the route. The gardens are beautifully maintained by a team of 30 people, it is a serene and peaceful setting and...More

Thank miricohuff2
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Before you go to Rome (several months before) contact your hotel concierge and have them help you arrange a private tour of the Vatican Gardens. The Gardens are only open in the morning as the Pope may choose to use them in the afternoons. Full...More

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8 June 2018|
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Response from Speysider59 | Reviewed this property |
I just booked a guided Vatican Gardens Tour directly from the Vatican website and walked through the museum at our own pace by ourselves, as the Vatican Gardens Tour included free entry to the Vatican Museums valid only the... More
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Sharon S
11 May 2018|
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I went on a guided tour with my partner. The guide was an official Vatican Tour guide whom I booked via the official Vatican website, whom I used to book my tour of the Vatican Gardens, where the prices are posted. Our... More
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Response from Miha P | Reviewed this property |
It is your choice. Church is interesting but you will need a lot of time for the securuty and to climb the cupola (not good in rain). Check the timetable when huge receptions are on the square or bigg mass in the church... More
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