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Tour of the Vatican City - basic tour

Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St.Peter's Basilica

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I'm a certified guide of the Vatican City and I'll be happy to show you the smallest and richest state of the world, without waiting in line for hours (ask me about admission tickets).
This is my selection for a first time in the Vatican:
Ancient Art, Gallery of Tapestries, Gallery of Geographical Maps, Michelangelo Sistine Chapel and the biggest Church of the Catholic world, St. Peter's Basilica.

If interested in a longer tour choose the "extensive tour #24520"

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The visit to the Vatican City is made in accordance with the liturgical celebrations of the Holy Father or other events of Holy See. The guide is not responsible for unplanned closures of the Sistine Chapel or the St. Peter's Basilica.
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Vatican Museums:
Pinecone's Courtyard
Pio-Clementinum Museum (greek and roman antiquities)
Gallery of Tapestries
Gallery of Geographical Maps
Sistine Chapel
The Royal Staircase
The Basilica of St. Peter.

Please respect those rules, or you will be turned away by the custodians:

It is obligatory to deposit in the cloakroom suitcases, backpacks and containers with dimensions larger than cm 40 x 35 x 15.
RESPECT the dress code(kids, men and women)
--> Knees and shoulders must be covered
  Where and When:
Meet up location: I'll wait you in front of Vatican Museums' entrance (on Viale Vaticano).
You'll recognize me easily, I'll have a folder with your name and I'll be wearing a badge with my licence.
End location: at the exit of the Basilica of St.Peter.
Duration: 3 hours
Closed on Sunday and on Catholic festivities.
**IMPORTANT**: From April to October, Vatican Museums are overcrowded -Timing of our visit may change for this reason.
Book this tour at noon or later, if you want to avoid the crowd.
**I am not a driver.
I can arrange for a separate car and driver or I can accompany you in a cab.
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TOUR PRICE:  (duration 3 hours)
201 USD (for up to 10 people)
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  Estimated Local Cash Needed:
20 EURO - Admission tickets for the Vatican Museums with the skip the line option
  What's Included:
-tour with a certified tourist guide of the Vatican City
  What's Extra:
- admission tickets (20€ a head)
-taxi from/to your hotel

IMPORTANT: (groups of 6 persons or more)
In the Vatican City is obligatory the use of radio trasmission system for groups of 6 and more.
Our tour could be delayed by the pick up/restitution of those radios.Write me to have a custom tour.
There are extra costs (3€ a head) and a different timing due to the mandatory use of headsets.
Tour #: 25324
Tour Type: Youth and Family, Cultural, City
Transportation Method: walking
Activity Level: Moderate
Friendly: Yes.
Inside Vatican Museums there are few lifts and many steps. If you have problems in walking for hours I can rent for you a wheelchair.
Vatican Museums are quite accessible to disabled visitors: there is a special tour with a different path (the Sistine Chapel is included)
Kid Friendly: Yes. On request I can modify our tour, for example taking you to the Egyptian Museum, more attractive for young boys, or I can arrange a treasure hunt in the museum with cards. Baby strollers are not allowed in the Basilica.
Language(s): English (fluent), Italian (fluent) explanation
Maximum travelers: 10
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"We used Marisa in Rome for a tour of the Vatican. She was great and was very accommodating. I would recommend her."
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