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Vatican City

Vatican afternoon tour with St. Peter Basilica

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    What to Expect
    Visit: Vatican Museums, Viale Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City Italy

    During this Vatican Tour, you will admire the most important and beautiful areas of the Vatican Museums. Among these, your guide will take you to the Belvedere Courtyard with the "Apollo" and the "Laocoon"; the Room of the Muses with the "Torso of the Belvedere"; the Round Room; the Gallery of the Candelabra; the Gallery of the Maps; and the Gallery of the Tapestries.

    Then you will reach the Sistine Chapel, where you will be able to admire Michelangelo's frescoes.

    Finally, you will enter St. Peter’s Basilica, where you will have the opportunity to see Michelangelo's masterpieces "La Pietà", before ending your tour in the big and beautiful St. Peter’s Square.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Vatican Museums, Viale Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City Italy
    Departure Time
    2:00 PM
    • Fast track entrance
    • Licensed guide
    • 3 hours Vatican Tour
    • Headsets for the tour
    • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    • Tips for the Guide
    • Transportation
    • Meals
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Please note that, for disabled visitors with certified invalidity of more than 74%, the Vatican Museums offers free entry that is extended to a companion for visitors who are not self-sufficient. To benefit from this, make sure you mention it at the time of booking so that our staff may handle your request.
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    This is a must-see venue. We made our own way around the museum and the basilica, so we were able to do it at our own pace. The biggest drawback to this was the downloadable audio guide. To download the app was frustrating, anyone who is not an expert with technology will not
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    Response from 734741, Owner at Vatican afternoon tour with St. Peter Basilica
    Responded Jun. 10, 2019
    Thank you for sharing the details of your tour.Technology can be tricky at times but thankfully the guides are always there to help you.
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    Our tour with Azzurra was one of the best we had in our stay in Rome. She was highly informative with lots of insight of the Vatican.
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    Response from ColosseumAndVatican, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Vatican afternoon tour with St. Peter Basilica
    Responded Apr. 24, 2019
    Dear Michael, thank you for your review! We are very delighted to know that you enjoyed your time with us in Rome and that you appreciated our guide's work and competence. We hope to meet you again in Rome. Best regards.
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    About the operator

    This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travellers have to say about the operator.

    By: Colosseum and Vatican Tours by Italy Wonders
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