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Customer reviews for: Vatican Gardens and Sistine Chapel guided tour

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4.7 out of 5 stars from 31 customers. 25 of them wrote reviews:

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5 stars
GS, United States
22nd Jul 2018
The tour was very nice. The guide gave us good explanations and was knowledgeable and personable.
5 stars
MK, United States
8th Jul 2018
We enjoined our 2 hour tour of the Vatican gardens and very happy that we avoided a big queue. Our guide Rimonda was absolutely amazing. Thanks tickitaly.com.
5 stars
MS, United States
23rd Feb 2018
The guide spoke excellent English and gave us an insider's viewpoint.
5 stars
ET, United Kingdom (Great Britain)
7th Feb 2018
Excellent and informative visit. Guide was generous with her time and happy to answer lots of questions.
5 stars
JG, United States
12th Jul 2017
This was an outstanding tour! Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. We learned a great deal about the history of the Vatican as we viewed the monuments and various area in the gardens. This tour was the perfect extension to a tour of the Vatican buildings and St. Peter’s.
5 stars
FR, United States
20th Jun 2017
Great staff, friendly and full of knowledge.
5 stars
TR, Australia
10th Apr 2017
Getting tickets was straightforward and the tour was very interesting and well guided.
5 stars
DG, Canada
31st May 2016
Instructions were clear how to reach the place, which entrance to go to, the desk to exchange our voucher for the ticket. Great experience.
5 stars
EP, Latvia
27th Apr 2016
Fantastic experience!
5 stars
L , France
15th Apr 2016
Super ballade dans ce jardin, des souvenirs inoubliables, la guide prénommée MOON était parfaite. N'hésitez pas à réaliser cette visite
5 stars
MR Marty, Australia
30th Mar 2016
It was great to skip the long line outside the vatican with our ticket! Tour was well organized,we had a knowledgeable and charming guide and the ticket allowed us to freely roam the vatican museum and the sistine chapel. The garden itself was disappointing to be honest. Reminded me of the cheap amusement parks of the 70's with odd looking recreations of the cave of lourdes,all sorts of fountains and objects the popes collected over the centuries etc... the vatican museum on the other hand is filled with incredibly valuable "loot" if I may say so. I wish we had booked a tour for the museum because we didn't have a clue what we were looking at...the sheer volume of the exhibits is mind-blowing.
5 stars
AI, Canada
11th May 2015
Vatican gardens are wonderfull!
5 stars
GM, United Kingdom (Great Britain)
6th Jan 2015
An excellent tour and well worth the two hour tour. Afterwards you can visit the museums, Sistine chapel and the basilica at your own leisure. We spent the whole day at the Vatican and enjoyed the experience. Worth purchasing tour tickets beforehand to miss the massive queues and all the hassle of guides.
5 stars
AL, United Kingdom (Great Britain)
7th Oct 2014
An interesting tour lots of information from guide. Gardens an oasis of calm in the hurly burly of Rome. Unfortunately pouring with rain - but still enjoyable. Plenty of time to visit museums & Sistine Chapel at own pace afterwards.
5 stars
CG, United Kingdom (Great Britain)
21st Jul 2014
Visit was amazing. Well worth booking tickets ahead - made life much easier when entering the chaos of the main entrance.
5 stars
SG, Singapore
10th Jul 2014
ood pace (maybe because our group size was small ~16 persons!); very informative
5 stars
Anna C. Australia
11th Jun 2014
It was wonderful and the guide was absolutely lovely. Everything was explained in detail and it was a thoroughly enjoyable visit.
5 stars
LW, United States
20th Apr 2014
The tour was worth the extra money !!! The gardens are beautiful !!
5 stars
LA, Australia
28th Feb 2014
It was pretty crowded but that was to be expected. the gardens were lovely but I think I was expecting more in the way for formal gardens. Otherwise the experience was great.
5 stars
BD, New Zealand
8th Jan 2014
The Vatican Gardens tour was amazing. The guide was very knowledgeable. Amazing gardens and beautiful to wander through. I would recommend this tour for any garden lovers and I'm will do it again hopefully in a different season.

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