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Customer reviews for: Vatican Wonders Tour - 3 hours

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4.6 out of 5 stars from 118 customers. 91 of them wrote reviews:

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5 stars
GG, South Africa
4th Jul 2014
The tour was great, very good guide explained everything we needed to know... the system works well... great value
5 stars
RH, United Kingdom (Great Britain)
20th Jun 2014
Guide and tour was amazing, so much history and quite a humbling experience.
5 stars
SN, Australia
25th May 2014
We had a fantastic guide who was very passionate about her job , it was a small group so we had a great experience and learnt a lot . Would highly recommend it
5 stars
GK, Canada
15th Apr 2014
The guide Salvadore gets full marks for excellence from us. He was very knowledgable, likeable and easily understood. He made the experience memorable. Our thanks to him.
5 stars
SH, United Kingdom (Great Britain)
31st Mar 2014
Francesca was brilliant and made our visit very enjoyable, interesting and memorable. Her knowledge and way she used the iPad to explain things was great.
4 stars
AS, Spain
4th Jan 2018
Our tour guide was very knowledgeable. The tour was maybe too much to cover in just 3 hours so it all felt a bit rushed - it would have been nicer to see everything at a more leisurely pace.
4 stars
DW, Australia
4th Jan 2018
Enjoyed it immensely.
4 stars
CS, United Kingdom (Great Britain)
22nd Jan 2017
Our guide, Eleonora, was very enthusiastic and knowledgeable about the Vatican Museums. She steered us through the busy passage ways to arrive at the Sistine Chapel which she had described in advance so that it was more meaningful when we were actually there. We were a group of four so felt that our guide gave us her personal attention. I would recommend this tour to avoid waiting in a long queue and to see St Peters Basilica at the end of the tour.
4 stars
PG, United States
4th May 2016
Very knowledgable and friendly guide. A wonderful experience.
4 stars
JJ, United Kingdom (Great Britain)
28th Dec 2015
Great tour. Really interesting guide. Only downside is that, with so much to see, it is a little rushed
4 stars
JD, United States
5th Sep 2015
Tour was great; and the tour guide was very knowledgeable. The Vatican, of course, is a wonderful site to see. The only down side was that at times the headsets would pick up other tour guides and not ours.
4 stars
SM, Australia
1st Aug 2015
the tour was good but with so may people inside the Vatican it was difficult to hear even with the ear pieces.
4 stars
TP, Canada
14th Jul 2015
Everything went very smooth, tour guide was where they told us to meet. Very informative, alit too much info for me but my wife loved all the info.
4 stars
RT, United States
21st Jun 2015
Very knowledgeable your guide. Emmanuela is very nice and we learned a lot.
4 stars
HT, United Kingdom (Great Britain)
12th Jun 2015
Excellent tour guide. Did not have to queue at the entrance. Fantastic venue - well worth seeing, although very tiring and busy. I wouldn't bother taking young children. Large groups do sometimes push their way through which is a pity. Incredible treasures!
4 stars
MK, United States
27th Aug 2014
We really enjoyed our Wonders tour and our tour guide. She made the tour very pleasant. Of course, the crowds were overwhelming, but she managed to find places to hide out in order to enlighten us with what we were seeing. She certainly was a well experienced guide. We really had a good time.
4 stars
MC, Belgium
23rd Jun 2014
The guide kept us well informed in a way which let us want for more. Very competent and interesting guide! Timing was perfect.
4 stars
DK, United Kingdom (Great Britain)
8th May 2014
A beautiful building so much to see the tour we took was very long and it was extremely hot and crowded. The only disappointing part was that for all the hours of walking around we had such a short time in the Sistine Chapel which was the most special part. We would have liked alot longer to appreciate and really take in the whole place.
4 stars
JR, Australia
1st Apr 2014
I shouldn't have picked Easter!! OMG the crowds - but this was not the issue of the tour guides. they were patient, helpful and moved us through the tour with ease. So informative. Only pity was not being able to see St Peters due to Mass set -up - perhaps something that could have been alluded to for others visiting during Easter, but overall wonderful
4 stars
SE, United Kingdom (Great Britain)
23rd Mar 2014
I know the whole world wants to go to the Vatican when they are in Rome and see the Sistine Chapel, but it was really busy. The areas covered by this tour were many, and we were rushed through all sorts of great rooms with hardly time for breath. This is a shame as there are many statues that deserve more than a trot past but it wasn't to be. The idea that you must enter the Sistine Chapel in silence is a joke. It was so noisy, and much of that was caused by the guards shouting out to be quiet! It was very difficult to appreciate the wonders of the paintings in this manner. However, I am still thrilled that I have seen them. Numbers really should be limited to a more manageable level by timed entrance and exit. This would make it a far more pleasant experience. Our guide was knowledgeable, and gave a great insight into the works that we would see, before we started the tour inside. It would have been really easy to lose her and it was so crowded. On tours elsewhere, our guide has said things like "I am waiting at the far end of the.... by the door" etc so that you knew where she was. I guess in the Vatican they don't want you to stop at all as this could block up the corridors! Even so, if you are short as I am it was sometimes difficult to keep up and see her umbrella or whatever it was she was holding up.

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