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Private: Vatican Museum Tour with an Art Historian

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    Stop At: Vatican Museums, Viale Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City Italy

    Let's enter the Vatican Museums for a journey through some of the most valuable art in the world.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Sistine Chapel, Citta del Vaticano 1, 00120 Vatican City Italy

    Enter the amazing Sistine Chapel, where you will have the chance to admire the magnificent Michelangelo’s frescoes in their full beauty.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Ottaviano, 00192 Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy
    3h 30m
    Return Details
    00120, Vatican City
    • Private tour
    • Local Guide
    • Entrance tickets
    • 1 non alcoholic drinks
    • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Extra food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    Reviewed 26 July 2019 via mobile

    We had a great Vatican tour with Francesca! Our older kids 13 & 11 were engaged the whole time. Our 8 & 4 year old were not so much, but we expected that. She had great knowledge and was very easy to talk to and...More

    Thank GR0926
    Reviewed 25 April 2019 via mobile

    In my opinion, this is the only way to see the Vatican if you have children with you. The place is so busy and overwhelmed with groups and she knew the exact route to see all the highlights and make it concise and keep the...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank 2x3lhr_ord
    Reviewed 9 April 2019

    Although Francesca Romana's daughter fell ill and she was not able to do this tour with us last minute, she graciously arranged a replacement guide for us that worked just as well. She was quick to respond to any questions and follow up to make...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank lisabeth1200
    Reviewed 29 November 2018

    Francesca is a wonderful guide--thorough, thoughtful, considerate, friendly. We spent several hours with her visiting the Vatican and she provided interesting information throughout the time we spent with her. With only four of us in the group, it was an intimate, personalized visit that gave...More

    Date of experience: November 2018
    Thank Terri F
    Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

    We had a very smart guide. Loved the insight, and patience our Guide Alma had. It was busy lots of people, but completely worth it.

    Thank irma1277
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    • Duration: 3h 30m
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Languages Offered: English, Italian
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