We had a wonderful tour. We had to switch the times at the last minute, so instead of getting our private tour, we got a small group of 12 people and it was lovely. The guide was extremely knowledgeable and was able to answer all our questions. We did 4 tours while we were in Italy and were so glad we paid for the tours with the Skip the Line option. We traveled in August and there were long lines everywhere we went and it was very, very hot. The tours we did were well worth the money we spent and I would highly recommend them to anyone.
The best way to see the Vatican! There are so many people visiting this site everyday but since we had our very own Tour Guide we saw everything we wanted and then some without being mixed in the with the over whelming crowds.
The Vatican had been closed for two days prior to our visit and the crowds were massive, but our guide was able to slip us artfully through the thousands of people and deliver an excellent and thourough history and description of key points of interest, I highly reccomend the private tour.
Doing a private tour for my group of 4 was the best decision we made during our trip. Our guide was an art history major in addition to being born and raised in Rome. She has also traveled to and lived in other European countries and gave a good perspective on our upcoming travels. And yes we did skip lines and the mass herding of people through our tour. Can't say enough good things.
This tour was absolutely totally worth it! We had an amazing tour guide Anna who catered the tour to our interests, showed us all the little quirks and cool things along the way! We were worried about the lines and the crowds, but she expertly and seamlessly lead us through them, and made our lives super easy and relaxed we went in July!. We are so glad that we included this tour as part of our trip to Rome it made the trip that much more amazing.
Our guide was excellent Big Mama She focussed on the important things and read us well by spending more time where we had a special interest in. She also had a lot more interesting information that she researched available on her iPad. We can highly recommend her. Dries la Grange and co travellers
We had a fantastic private tour with Ursus. He was extremely knowledgeable and tailored the 3 hour tour to our interests. It was hot and crowded, but he knew special passages and ways to get us through quickly. He was friendly and attentive from the beginning when he welcomed us right straight through to the end. We would highly recommend this tour and this guide.
Silvia was a very professional and excellent guide. This is my third visit to the Vatican and the best expierence. We really enjoyed her knowledge.
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The tour was amazing. Our tour guide Frank went above and beyond to make this tour the perfect day. Thank you Frank.
Loved our guide and her sense of humor ..informative and kept us on our toes ... Will definitely do it this way and this way only ....
We thoroughly enjoyed this tour and tour guide was great. Highly recommend this. B
great experience absolutely worth spending the little bit of extra money to get a private guide- made horrible crowds bearable.
Eva our guide was a delight! Knowledgeable, passionately engaged by the subject of our tour and super nice. Highly recommend her!
We loved having Biliana Hristova as our guide for the day at the Vatican. She was so knowledgeable. We're not sure how she can keep so much information in her head. Just amazing! Highly recommend Biliana! We liked her so much we hired her again the next day for the Colosseum and the Roman Forum.
We really made the right choice.....ability to skip the line was huge, we were immediately recognized when we got to the meeting point, we had a great tour guide.....a perfect way to see the Sistine Chapel. Highly recommend paying the extra s to get the private tour.
My husband and I decided to splurge and opt for a private tour of the Vatican. We were so glad we did. Barbara, an art historian, was a treasure trove of inside information regarding the art works, artists and history. I've been to the Vatican before and essentially walked around admiring the art but the background information made this such a meaningful experience. We learned a great deal.
Valentina was the petfect tour guide at the Vatican. She pointed out so many interesting paintings and their history. Excellent tour.
Maria was an awesome tour guide, very knowledgable. We learned a great deal and would highly recommend a private tour.
This was one of the best tours we had while in Italy. The Vatican City is an amazing place and the history is incredible. A must do for any tourist to Rome.
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