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Tour Guide was excellent, her knowledge of the Vatican and its history was amazing.
The morning Vatican Museums tour excellent. Our guide Sara was knowledgable, interesting, informative and so enthusiastic. We learnt so much from her. After a break for lunch, we met our guide Anna, again excellent, for the tour of The Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, Basilica of St. Paul outside the walls and Basilica of Saint John Lateran and the Shrine of the Holy Stairs. We were taken to each of the three Basilicas by coach through the streets and traffic of Rome, which provided an opportunity to see and learn about some other points of interest. Just be warned that the afternoon trip ends at Santa Maggiore Basiilica not at the entrance to the Vatican Museums, where it begins . Not a problem though as Anna provided guidance on how to use the Metro,to get back to the Vatican, which provided us with yet another experience. We have used Viator before and the company always sources excellent tours, provides great value, excellent guides and never disappoints. This tour was particularly well organised.
This tour by far was the best one of all ones we did over five days in Rome. Both the morning and afternoon guides were professional and very informative. The Vatican museums and St. Peter’s really could have a longer tour than the three hours allotted in the morning. Both places were very busy and it was difficult to see everything in St. Peter’s. Our guide basically stood in one place and gave her commentary in the church. I would have preferred more walking around and then speaking on the works. To her credit the church was so busy that it was difficult to see most things. The afternoon was a special treat and a real surprise for me. I learned so much and the other churches were less busy and it was very enjoyable. This is a great tour but hopefully they will allow more time for the Vatican itself. I was lucky that I was able to go back to St. Peter’s for another visit.
Totally amazing, we learnt so much about the history of the Vatican, St Pauls outside the wall and St John of Lateren, all fantasic for a great day out. A must do and great tour guides all day.
outstanding tour-saved the day because the line was very long. very well informed guide and kept the roup moving thank you!
Great way to see the highlights of the Vatican. Was much more meaningful with the knowledge of our informative and entertaining guide. Not to mention not having to wait in line! Highly Recommended.
We had a great time with this tour. Guide was great, very knowledgeable, we would not have seen or understood what we were looking at with a tour.
Our afternoon tour of the churches was great, Julia was very passionate about the tour which made s want to know more. Would definitely recommend this tour to everyone.
Great guides....very organized, and so wonderful to see all the beauty and learn so much of the history of Vatican City! Excellent tour!
Excellent tour! tour guide very knowledgeable. The tour of the was great, skipping the very long lines and with all sorts of information and history about the museum and St Peter's Basilica. The afternoon part visiting the other 3 major basilicas is a must!
This tour was outstanding. Our guide, Alissa (sp?), was knowledgeable, well organized and fluent in English. She escorted us through the maze that is the Vatican Museum and made sure that we did not miss any highlights. She allowed us plenty of time in the Sistine Chapel having given us a detailed description before we entered. She did an outstanding job explaining St. Peter's Basilica and even had suggestions for lunch. I hightly recommend this tour.
I highly recommend this tour, you skip the line and go in. Sara, our guide, was excellent. Couldn't ask for a better person to guide this group She was raised in Rome, spoke English beautifully and thoroughly knew the subject matter.
She became my first love in Rome.