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VATICAN REVEALED: GUIDED HIGHLIGHTS

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by Alex
Couldn't have asked for better!

I was a bit worried about this tour because the timing didn't work out for me and it seemed a bit short (I booked the highlights tour of just the Vatican museums and the Sistine Chapel that was set for 2 hours). However, Chilara(?) (aka Claire) took the time -- even more than our alotted 2 hours -- to explain as much as she could and give us the most info possible. She made sure none of us were bothered by the tour taking longer, and in fact we all wanted it to keep going. She has a tour guide license, which many Italian tour guides don't have as the license rule isn't enforced. This means she knew what she was talking about, and even gave us inside knowledge on a variety of things. Her passionate, honest and bubbly personality made the tour great. Would definitely recommend!

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FAST-TRACK SISTINE CHAPEL
  • *** All tickets INCLUDED
  • Expert Vatican tour guide
  • Skip-the-line Vatican

  • Vatican Museums

  • ** St. Peter's Basilica

  • 2 hours

Overview

“Vatican Revealed: Guided Highlights” is the classic catch-all Vatican tour which includes an optional upgrade on the day to visit St. Peter’s Basilica.

See the best of the Vatican Museums then have all evening free to enjoy the rest of Rome after booking this, our top selling Vatican tour. Vatican Revealed runs every day all year excluding Sundays and public holidays.

This is absolutely the best way to get in to the Vatican quickly and see all the most important works of art inside the Vatican Museums the Sistine Chapel.

Vatican Revealed covers the best of what is arguably the most important art collection in the world, occupying more than 1,200 rooms. Such highlights include the Classical Antiquities Museums, Gallery of Maps, Round Room, Hellenistic art in the Belvedere Courtyard, and the Sistine Chapel. Every Vatican tour is unique by virtue of the fact that every Vatican tour guide is different, so relax in the knowledge that one of our expert Vatican tour guides, praised on prestigious websites like TripAdvisor, will relate the fascinating story of the Sistine Chapel from before it was commissioned to completion.

When in Rome, experience and enjoy the Vatican City with an expert guide!

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INCLUSIONS

  • Skip-the-line Vatican tickets
  • Licensed expert Vatican tour guide
  • Vatican tour
  • Vatican Museums tour
  • Sistine Chapel tour
  • ** St. Peter’s Basilica (can upgrade on the day)

Exclusions

“Scavi” – believed to be the resting place of St. Peter (must be booked separately through the Vatican – 3 to 6 months waiting list).

Important Information

  • Apr 1 – Nov 3 at 08:00 AM: daily exc. Wed & Sun.
  • Apr 1 – Nov 3 at 11:00 AM: daily exc. Sun.
  • Apr 1 – Nov 3 at 13:00 PM: daily exc. Sun.
  • Apr 1 – Nov 3 at 15:00 PM: daily exc. Sun.
  • Nov 4 – Mar 31 at 08:45 AM: daily exc. Wed & Sun.
  • Nov 4 – Mar 31 at 13:30 PM: daily exc. Sun.
  • Tour does not run on public holidays.
  • Sturdy, comfortable footwear advised.
  • Activity level: easy.
  • Average group size (Apr – Nov): 25
  • Average group size (Nov – Mar): 18
  • NOT wheelchair accessible.
  • From April 1st: €55 per adult.

Voucher

YOu will be e-mailed a confirmation voucher automatically once the booking process is complete. Please ensure that the e-mail address you enter during the booking process is correct or we will not be able to send confirmation! Payment made will be clarified and meeting point maps included for you to find your way in Rome. We accept vouchers by smartphone / tablet. If you prefer to print your voucher, please show it to our representative at the start of the tour.

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by Alex
Couldn't have asked for better!

I was a bit worried about this tour because the timing didn't work out for me and it seemed a bit short (I booked the highlights tour of just the Vatican museums and the Sistine Chapel that was set for 2 hours). However, Chilara(?) (aka Claire) took the time -- even more than our alotted 2 hours -- to explain as much as she could and give us the most info possible. She made sure none of us were bothered by the tour taking longer, and in fact we all wanted it to keep going. She has a tour guide license, which many Italian tour guides don't have as the license rule isn't enforced. This means she knew what she was talking about, and even gave us inside knowledge on a variety of things. Her passionate, honest and bubbly personality made the tour great. Would definitely recommend!

by Krijn and Levina
Great tour of the Vatican!

Great tour with our guide Luigi!! Very inspiring and we are looking forward to visit Rome again and have Luigi again as our guide!!

by Elsa
Super Vatican tour

Very good information and a good and fun Indian Vatican guide named Maggie

by Jeanette
Vatican tour tips of the day

Fantastic! All was provided here. Vatican tickets, hospitality, care and attention, Vatican tour guide, great experience.

by Sammy
Vatican tour on 15 Jan 2015

We went to the Vatican in tour with Chiara. She is very knowledgable and cooperative. Filled with live and energy. I recommend to go with her every time when in Rome.

by Mads Marholt
Vatican Tour with Giuliano

Giuliano made the Vatican tour a great experience. Detailed explanations with humor and passion. Even our 14 years old son (real teenager) was fascinated and had a good time. Very recommendable...

by Walid Mashhoud
Vatican tour visit 15 Jan 2015.

Chiara is a very beautiful Vatican tour guide. Informative cooperative and has sense of humor. She makes your tour amusing and delightful. Thank you Chiara.

by Jan
Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel tour

My wife and I attended one of your tours of the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel. Our tour guide Maggie turned out to be an extremely pleasant person, and to our judgment she had all the necessary qualifications. She also presented it all with great enthusiasm and dedication, which really made the tour a highlight of our visit to Rome.

by Silvestro
Knock, knock

Ciao, I just want to express our gratitude to your guide Luigi. He made our morning visit in the Vatican a real hit. He had the answers in a cunning and humerous way to all our questions - even those we hadn't asked. Take good care of him. The man is a walking diamond.

by Gunnar
Thanks - Great Vatican tour guide!

Hi. Yesterday we took a tour of the Vatican musem with your guide Maggie. She really made our tour some thing extra. A smashing experience. I wish to send our thanks for the tour to Maggie and your company. We would be most delighted if you could pass this on to Maggie. A huge thank you from us.

 
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Schedule

Apr 1 - Nov 3 (High Season)
Mon - Sat. MEET AT 07:30 AM (exc. Wed), 10:30 AM, 12:30 PM or 14:30 PM at our Vatican office on Via Sebastiano Veniero 21 (almost opposite the Vatican Museums entrance).
Sun. Closed
IMPORTANT! Your Vatican tour departs at 08:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 13:00 PM or 15:00 PM. You must be at the meeting point 30 minutes before tour departure time, i.e. 07:30 AM, 10:30 AM, 12:30 PM or 14:30 PM. Don't be late!
Nov 4 - Mar 31 (Low Season)
Mon - Sat. MEET AT 08:15 AM (exc. Wed) or 13:00 PM at our Vatican office on Via Sebastiano Veniero 21 (almost opposite the Vatican Museums entrance).
Sun. Closed
IMPORTANT! Your Vatican tour departs at 08.45 AM or 13:30 PM. You must be at the meeting point 30 minutes before tour departure time, i.e. 08:15 AM or 13:00 PM. Don't be late!
 

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by Alex
Couldn't have asked for better!

I was a bit worried about this tour because the timing didn't work out for me and it seemed a bit short (I booked the highlights tour of just the Vatican museums and the Sistine Chapel that was set for 2 hours). However, Chilara(?) (aka Claire) took the time -- even more than our alotted 2 hours -- to explain as much as she could and give us the most info possible. She made sure none of us were bothered by the tour taking longer, and in fact we all wanted it to keep going. She has a tour guide license, which many Italian tour guides don't have as the license rule isn't enforced. This means she knew what she was talking about, and even gave us inside knowledge on a variety of things. Her passionate, honest and bubbly personality made the tour great. Would definitely recommend!

by Krijn and Levina
Great tour of the Vatican!

Great tour with our guide Luigi!! Very inspiring and we are looking forward to visit Rome again and have Luigi again as our guide!!

by Elsa
Super Vatican tour

Very good information and a good and fun Indian Vatican guide named Maggie

by Jeanette
Vatican tour tips of the day

Fantastic! All was provided here. Vatican tickets, hospitality, care and attention, Vatican tour guide, great experience.

by Sammy
Vatican tour on 15 Jan 2015

We went to the Vatican in tour with Chiara. She is very knowledgable and cooperative. Filled with live and energy. I recommend to go with her every time when in Rome.

by Mads Marholt
Vatican Tour with Giuliano

Giuliano made the Vatican tour a great experience. Detailed explanations with humor and passion. Even our 14 years old son (real teenager) was fascinated and had a good time. Very recommendable...

by Walid Mashhoud
Vatican tour visit 15 Jan 2015.

Chiara is a very beautiful Vatican tour guide. Informative cooperative and has sense of humor. She makes your tour amusing and delightful. Thank you Chiara.

by Jan
Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel tour

My wife and I attended one of your tours of the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel. Our tour guide Maggie turned out to be an extremely pleasant person, and to our judgment she had all the necessary qualifications. She also presented it all with great enthusiasm and dedication, which really made the tour a highlight of our visit to Rome.

by Silvestro
Knock, knock

Ciao, I just want to express our gratitude to your guide Luigi. He made our morning visit in the Vatican a real hit. He had the answers in a cunning and humerous way to all our questions - even those we hadn't asked. Take good care of him. The man is a walking diamond.

by Gunnar
Thanks - Great Vatican tour guide!

Hi. Yesterday we took a tour of the Vatican musem with your guide Maggie. She really made our tour some thing extra. A smashing experience. I wish to send our thanks for the tour to Maggie and your company. We would be most delighted if you could pass this on to Maggie. A huge thank you from us.

 
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