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Vatican Gardens and Vatican Museums Tour

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You'll start at
Viale Vaticano, 100
Viale Vaticano, 100, 00192 Roma RM, Italy
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    Vatican Gardens
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Vatican Museums
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Sistine Chapel
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    St. Peter's Basilica
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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You'll end at
Vatican Museums
Viale Vaticano, 00165 Roma RM
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Viale Vaticano, 100, 00192 Roma RM, Italy
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    Return Details
    Vatican Museums, Viale Vaticano, 00165 Roma RM
    • Professional guide
    • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
    • Entry/Admission - Vatican Gardens
    • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
    • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
    • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Basilica
    • 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
    • Pre-booking this tour enables you to skip the long lines, which can take up to two hours, to enter the Vatican Museums. All visitors must pass through metal detectors at the security check point; expect to wait 20-30 minutes to clear security
    • This tour involves a fair amount of walking, comfortable shoes are recommended
    • Backpacks, tripods and big umbrellas must be left inside a cloakroom on entering the Vatican Museums. To reduce any disruption for your group, we recommend that backpacks are not taken on this tour
    • It is forbidden to pick the flowers or plants inside the gardens
    • In case of unexpected closing of the gardens by Vatican security, the tour will just visit the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 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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    Our guide Rita was extremely knowledgeable and kind. It was awesome to see so much history and beautiful art. My only disappointment was that due to the Pope having a VIP guest they closed St.peters church so we couldn’t see it. This was not in any way the tour guides fault as
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    Response from G L, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Vatican Gardens and Vatican Museums Tour
    Responded 4 weeks ago
    Dear Rebecca, thank you so much for the time spent writing this review, we appreciate your reaching out to explain how your day was with us. The tour you booked is one of the best tours to get a fully comprehensive view of the Vatican City, including the Museums and the Gardens that surround them. We were aware of the unexpected closures of the Basilica, a decision out of our control. We're sorry you didn't have a chance to visit it, next time you'll be our guest. Thanks and regards, the Gray Line I Love Rome Team
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    Our tour guide, David Bello, was fabulous. He was very informative and had a wonderful sense of humor.
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    Response from G L, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Vatican Gardens and Vatican Museums Tour
    Responded Nov. 1, 2019
    Dear Guest, thank you for this contribution, we're delighted that your experience discovering the Vatican with our Exclusive Extended Vatican Museums & Gardens Tour was excellent, and it pleases that Davide got to be your guide. We're sure he conveyed the correct amount of insight and information with the sensibly funny touch that characterizes him. Best regards, the Gray Line I Love Rome Team
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    The gardens were beautiful. The 5 hour tour in total was a tad boring. The guide was very strict & a bit snippy when asked questions. She was definitely passionate & loyal to the Vatican & even showed a bit of humor every once in a while but she spoke down to group & often
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    Response from Mario T, Guest Relations Manager at Vatican Gardens and Vatican Museums Tour
    Responded Sep. 4, 2019
    Dear Yvette, sorry to read your review but thanks for expressing your opinion, it's important to us. We take feedback about our staff seriously and we will certainly investigate further in order to avoid such inconvenience in the future. Of course we know that the Vatican Museums are often pretty crowded, being one of the most visited venues in Rome, we can't change that, but we will work harder to improve your experience and make sure your guide is able to enhance your it through reinforced training. Kind regards, the Gray Line I Love Rome Team
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    On our first visit to the Vatican in 1996 we had gazed down on the serene gardens from the museum and wondered what it would be like to actually tour the gardens. Twenty three years later we actually did it. It’s billed as a “skip the line” tour, but in reality there are still
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    We read the great reviews expecting a long and thorough tour as outlined by the TripAdvisor web site. It took us 15 to 20 minutes to check in. We expected just 16 people because that's what the website said as the maximum but the group was 24. We got through security quickly
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