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Beyond insanely good!! The best experience we had on any tour. To be in the Sistine Chapel with only a handful of other people "after hours" was well worth the money spent for this tour. Once in a lifetime opportunity!!
This tour was the best of the four tours we took while we were in room. Our tour guide Tiffany seems to live and breath art history. We learned a great deal from this experience. Not only did she talk about the art, she set the stage of what what what happening in Rome socially, economically and politically at the time to really put things into context. She also knew the area very well and recommended some very nice restaurants in Rome. We highly recommend this tour....put in the request for Tiffany if possible.
Our tour with our guide Laura was absolutely everything you promised and more. She was an excellent tour guide, on time to meet us at the meeting point and we were escorted through the Vatican Museum with our own personal Vatican security guards with keys to the secret rooms. It was awesome and especially having 30 minutes in the Sistine Chapel with only 10 of us on the tour. I couldn't believe it. Many thanks for a great experience and zero waiting in line!
Magnificent. Best guide I have ever seen. Very interesting tour indeed.
This was worth every penny! Not only did we have a half-hour alone in the Sistine Chapel (just the 12 of us, our guide and the Vatican Museums guard), which was beyond magical, but we were also alone in the Raphael Rooms and had access to many other rooms not open to the general public, the best of which was the Niccoline Chapel. I spoke with someone the following day, who took the Skip the Line Vatican Museums tour, who shared the Sistine Chapel with almost 800 people. It was loud, even though people were whispering. If you can possibly afford it, take this Private Viewing Tour. You will not regret it.
Absolutely a once in a lifetime experience, it really is worth it. Half an hour with the Sistine gallery virtually to yourself. Priceless. Seeing Vatican private rooms, chapels and the Bramante staircase was such a treat. David our guide was fantastic and extremely knowledgeable. Don't miss this.
David did a great job about getting us excited about the other objects we were seeing. Obviously the Chapel was the main event but his enthusiasm was contagious!
This is the tour of all tours!!!!! David was fantastic! I will do this again if ever I have the opportunity!
This tour is not cheap but it thoroughly justified the cost. My husband and I treated ourselves as I was celebrating a big birthday and we loved it. Seb was a hugely well-informed guide and made everything so interesting. I only wish I could remember more of what we were told - there was so much to take in over the three hours! The sights were just fabulous, especially the rooms closed to the general public, which felt very special, while the climax of the tour, the Sistine Chapel with only our small group present, was simply superb.