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Vatican for Kids Private Tour With Access to Cabinet of the Masks

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 30/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Vatican for Kids Private Tour With Access to Cabinet of the Masks
Rome Private Guides is glad to inform you that all our “Small group tours” and “Private Tours” comply with the protocols and guidelines suitable to guarantee the performance of our service in safe conditions to prevent Covid-19. The safety and health of our clients and staff is our highest priority.
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Updated 30/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Visiting the Vatican with younger children? Book a private tour that’s designed to entertain the whole family, and enjoy a fun and stress-free way to explore its top attractions. Pick between morning and afternoon tour times, meet your guide outside the Vatican Museums, and, thanks to skip-the-line tickets, head right inside. Explore the Sistine Chapel, museum galleries, and St. Peter’s Basilica at your family’s pace, complete with stories and visual aids designed to entertain young visitors.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Via Vespasiano, 28
    Via Vespasiano, 28, 00192 Roma RM, Italy
    Get off at "Ottaviano" Stop on Metro A line.From the station, walk on Via Ottaviano following the indication to St. Peter square.When you arrive across at Via Germanico, go to the right follow the street.After 100 mtr, Via Vespasiano will be on your left. At the number 28, you will find our office.
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    Vatican Museums
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Sistine Chapel
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    St. Peter's Basilica
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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  • You'll end at
    Saint Peter's Square
    Forum Sancti Petri, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
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Highlights
  • This private tour ensures your guide’s focus is entirely on your party
  • Pick between morning and afternoon tour times to suit your schedule
  • Your guide shares stories and visual aids to keep kids entertained
  • Tour the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter’s Basilica
Important Information
Departure Point
Via Vespasiano, 28, 00192 Roma RM, Italy
Duration
3h
Return Details
Saint Peter's Square, Forum Sancti Petri, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
Inclusions
  • Professional guide for 3 hours
  • Child friendly guide
  • Private tour
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
  • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
  • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Basilica
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from attractions
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant from 0 to 5 years old are free of charge. Kids aged 6 years old and older pay as adult.
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • St Peter's Basilica is a Church and as such the Vatican can decide to close it for religious functions without any notice. We are not responsible for unexpected closure of the Basilica. When the Basilica of St. Peter is closed for religious functions, you will spend longer time in the Vatican galleries with your guide.
  • Please be on time to avoid losing entry and thus missing the tour.
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Please note that, for disabled visitors with certified invalidity of more than 74%, the Vatican Museums offers free entry that is extended to a companion for visitors who are not self-sufficient. To benefit from this, make sure you mention it at the time of booking so that our staff may handle your request.
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Please make sure you ask the guide any curiosities you may have during the tour, we want to ensure you have the very best experience!
  • Please bring comfortable shoes and a refillable water bottle.
  • No shorts above the knees, no sleeveless t-shirts are permitted, no big backpacks are allowed, no big umbrellas are permitted, no pointed objects are allowed.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 4 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 3 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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Barry Mulligan wrote a review Dec 2019
Dublin, Ireland38 contributions18 helpful votes
So you are thinking of doing a 2.5 hour tour of The Vatican with your 9 year old daughter!!?? Hmmm that almost definitely sounds like a bad call! HOWEVER Elena from minute one until we said our goodbyes was wholly focused on our daughter and managed to keep her engaged with
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Response from VivicosTravel, Guest Relations Manager at Vatican for Kids Private Tour With Access to Cabinet of the Masks
Responded 29 Dec 2019
Dear Barry, What a great review! When we develop Kids experience, our priority is to create itineraries that focus on children, engaging them and eliminating any possibility of boredom! Elena is truly a great guide, she'll be thrilled to read your kind words. We wish you a happy new year and we hope to see you soon again!
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Nomad55766 wrote a review Oct 2019
1 contribution4 helpful votes
Our tour guide Elena engaged with the children from the very beginning of the tour. She made the tour interesting with lots of facts for both adults and children. Elena was very interactive and used visual aides on her iPad to highlight paintings or things to look out for. She
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from VivicosTravel, Owner at Vatican for Kids Private Tour With Access to Cabinet of the Masks
Responded 30 Oct 2019
Thank you for enjoying our Vatican for Kids Private Tour with Elena!
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paolo a wrote a review Oct 2019
9 contributions14 helpful votes
This tour was really worth it if you have kids with you. Our tour guide, Diego was really informative and you could feel that he is passionate about his job. He knows how to do make the tour interesting to kids and adults alike. He really goes out of his way to make sure he
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Response from VivicosTravel, Owner at Vatican for Kids Private Tour With Access to Cabinet of the Masks
Responded 29 Oct 2019
Thank you for praising Diego, he is one of our very best guides so we are happy to learn he created a special connection with you. We wish you all the best and look forward to welcoming you back on one of our tours!
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Bagkag wrote a review Oct 2019
6 contributions10 helpful votes
Wonderful experience. Tailored the tour to my kids to keep them interested and entertained. Worth spending a little more to have a personalized experience. Highly recommend!
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from VivicosTravel, Owner at Vatican for Kids Private Tour With Access to Cabinet of the Masks
Responded 25 Oct 2019
Thank you for highly recommending our Vatican for Kids Private Tour. It's great to read your kids were fully engaged and entertained.
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Dolly wrote a review Aug 2019
Melbourne, Australia3 contributions3 helpful votes
As a working archaeologist, our guide, Tomasso “Tom” was incredibly well informed. He also made the tour for our family engaging and fun. He really engaged with both our children (16 and 9 years) and their areas of interest such as the Roman mythology. He sent the younger one on
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from VivicosTravel, Owner at Vatican for Kids Private Tour With Access to Cabinet of the Masks
Responded 30 Aug 2019
Thank you for greatly praising the Vatican for Kids Private Tour! I am very happy your children enjoyed the scavenger hunt!
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About the operator

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Sue C
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Pantheon Tour
We did a Pantheon tour with Michael and really enjoyed it. He was really informative, lent us scarves to cover our
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Bthompsn
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Wonderful Tour!
Our tour guide, Chiara, was a delight. She was absolutely amazing with our 4 young kids. She kept them entertained
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Charliebrown1417
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Rome tour
Great tour guide! Valentina was very knowledgeable and engaging. She was able to keep our 3 year old 16year old and
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Abby M
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Vatican Tour
Tour was amazing! Just a heads up that you will have very limited time in the Sistine Chapel. I’d suggest going str
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pocketvalley
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Super Guide
Chiara was our guide for our tour -Vatican - sixtine chapel and St Peters. She was very well informed - and clicked
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ScottyRoundTheWorld
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Excellent Private Tour
We had a wonderful early AM private tour of the Vatican including the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica. Our
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andi b
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Great experience
I've done a Vatican tour by day and by night... both are excellent. However, at night it felt like the ceilings we
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Vacationer817672
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Incredible experience
Such an overwhelming tour, the sheer number of sculptures and other artefacts is mind-blowing...As is the number of
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kylaparaz
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Too Crowded, Too hot, bad setup
ROME private guides, never again with a family with kids. When we booked they should have suggested (knowing the ag
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Akm H
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Superb Private Tour Company in Rome.
Our Daughter who is doing her PHD in NYU,New York,USA, selected this tour guide and we took 6 days Tours, highlight
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The-Hernandez-Family
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Great tour in the Vatican
This tour was a great tour. It was small enough and early. But I did think it was before the opening time and it wa
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Michael B
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Outstanding private guide to Vatican
The private tour of the Vatican Museums and the Cabinet of the Masks was one of the most outstanding experiences we
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powseeker2015
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Great Guide
Fabulous guide Renata for the day who kept our 8 and 10 year old daughters engaged and moving on a busy and hot day
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valeriej314
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Unforgettable!
Our guide Laura was amazing! She had in-depth knowledge of all aspects of the Vatican. It was also very crowded the
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Stephanie L
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Great Historian, but not tailored for kids
If this tour was only for me and my husband, I would have rated it 5 stars. Since my daughter, 9. and son, 13, were
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  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 4 days in advance
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