Skip the line and early start options are well worth the price! Our tour started at 8:00 and our guide was extremely helpful in explainiing all the locations and history. It was a full day out, and full of helpful little side notes not otherwise obvious. I will happily recommend this to anyone wanting to get the best out of their time in Rome, especially for Vatican visits. A note to avoid buying a coffee at the bar while waiting!! three times the price of other spots in Rome.
Took this tour with Francesca who was so impressive. The tour was five hours and she spent the entire time telling us all the background information that we could possibly be interested in. She took control of a fairly large group and was aware of everyone all the time. A lot of walking but worth every minute.
Tour guide was outstanding! So knowledgeable. Best tour I have ever taken. I believe her name is Rosa
We had Raphaella as our guide, she was exceptional!!! This tour is a must, the gardens are beautiful and the chapels inside were just as exquisite. There is lots of walking up and down hills in the garden just be aware. Raphaella's knowledge was top notch, we really learnt so much from her. 5 STARS!!
Very interesting and full of interesting information. Love the tour.
The tour was amazing even though it was 5 hours it had all of the elements that kept you enjoying it from start to finish. There was very good information, good humor, enough breaks and a small group so you could always hear and see everything you wanted to...very enjoyable. Our 17 year old daughter enjoyed also without the phone most of the time! Yeah!
Excellent experience and lovely, knowledgeable tour guide. All was well organized and interesting. Please note there is a dress code, so it is of utmost importance to wear long trousers and have your shoulders covered toofor both males and females. Thank you for nice experience and memories. Regards, Vic
This was a great experience. The gardens were so peaceful and beautiful. The tour of St. Peters was great. We were there the day before but saw new things and different history. The guide was great.
Five hours is a long time and the Sistine Chapel was too crowded. However this is a once in a lifetime experience. Everyone should do it, especially Christians. Vatican Gardens are nice, so much history and beautiful scenery. Our guide was excellent, she was so passionate, at times she was almost crying when she spoke about Bernini and other Italian artists. Take this tour and fall in love with The Vatican and St. Peters.
exceptional! I enjoyed it. The was well worth it. The tour was long 8:30am-1:30pm but considering it encompasses almost the entire Vatican City, it was worth it. Well paced, guide was very knowledgeable and experienced. A word of advise though, bring a bottle of fluids to stay hydrated and wear comfortable shoes.
the tour was exceptional. Very comprehensive. A little long 8:30am to 1:30pm but considering it encompasses almost the entire vatican city, it was well worth it. Just a word of advise though, make sure you have fluids to stay hydrated and wear comfortable shoes.
The tour guide was charming and very knowledgeable. We started in the gardens and ended in St Peters Basilica which was mind blowing. The tour lasts 5 hours with very little breaks so take a drink with you.
I think the tour guide was outstanding. She knew her subject and conveyed so much useful information in an enjoyable manner. I would rate her among the highest tour guide I've experienced. Keep up the good work of providing top notch tour guides.
Although it was an extremely hot day we started in the garden which was a good idea. Although it was a long tour it was well worth it.
The Sistine Chapel is so very crowded that I may have left the Vatican thinking it was awful. Seeing the gardens, learning the history at a leisurely pace let me really appreciate and enjoy the wonder of this place.
Fantastic, extremely crowded inside the Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel, friends say that Rome is now packed 365 days of the year gone are peak and low seasons, so book your tours accordingly to skip the lines. We have visited Rome a few times and this was the first time we had to miss the climb to the Basilica, much to the disappointment of our teenage children, line just ridiculous.
The Vatican gardens are beautiful. Despite our guide having issues with her headset and we were unable to hear her at times it was still a very enjoyable walk through the gardens. We were given time for a lunch break before heading through the Sistine Chapel and Bascilica. I would definitely recommend this walk to other garden enthusiasts
The tour was very beautiful and could have been a little longer in order to be able to not have to pass through things so quickly as we did but my granddaughter and I still enjoyed the tour and we will always remember it.
Gardens are good, Visit to Vatican and Sistine Chapel Too much info from tour guide,, too much to absorb,,
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