Here is a selection of the most recent reviews of the Skip the Line: Vatican Museums Walking Tour including Sistine Chapel, Raphael's Rooms and St Peter's submitted by actual travelers. Read what travelers liked, what they loved, and what they thought could be improved.
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This was our first trip to Rome. A colleague with a passion for the city recommended this specific Viator tour to us so we booked in advance of our city break - amazingly easy to do online with clear booking forms, easy payment and prompt responses. When we arrived at the start rendezvous we were each issued with radio receiver and a tiny earphone so we could hear our guide even though we might be briefly separated by the crowds. And crowds there were! There must have been several hundred people queueing to enter the Vatican but, just as advertised, we skipped the line without any delay. Our guide, Igor, a native Roman in spite of his Russian-sounding name, was friendly, enthusiastic, polite and informative. He swept us along, through four hours of the the most beautiful and fascinating scenery, architecture, painting and sculpture, providing brilliant explanations, charming stories and answering our many questions. For a small city the Vatican is a big place and as we must have walked many kilometres our comfortable footwear was essential! Even if you don't like doing guided tours, this one is a 'must'!Reviewed by: Nic P, March 2014
Sara N. Guided us through this incredible maze of culture, art, and history with deft skill and great energy. What a delight. I can't imagine a better intro to these wondrous sites. Thanks a million!Reviewed by: James K, March 2014
This tour could get SIX stars !! We took the 3:00 pm tour . There were alot less people in the museum and our tour guide Shannon , ( an american girl ) was FANTASTIC !! We were a small group of 18 people including two babies , who behaved beautifully . Shannon started off by putting us at ease by telling us that the history of art was her " life" and therefore the more questions we asked the better !!
If there is ONE criticism I could make ,is that we could have spent more time in the section of the Vatican's modern art collection . I will go back to Rome and I will definitely book this tour again , and REALLY hope that Shannon is still around !
Very well run tour, organized and the only way to see the Sistine Chapel, Raphael's Rooms and St Peter's.
Our tour guide was very well informed and kept us moving through the crowds. Thank you.
Great tour guide. Very clear instruction.Reviewed by: Wai Ling Alice W, March 2014
Tiffany was a great tour guide. She explained everything to the point and made the entire session very interactive.Reviewed by: Hemang M, March 2014
Angela, our guide had excellent knowlegde and made the tour really interesting for all ages within teh group.Reviewed by: matthew f, March 2014
Excellent tour and when you see the cue you are grateful you 'skiped the line's. Wish I could remember our guides name as she was excellent. Would like to have spent more time there, especially to view the paintings but we still thoroughly enjoyed our tour. Our guide was informative and entertaining.Reviewed by: Carol B, March 2014
The tour was excellent, we had David who was knowledgable, informative, fun and professional. It was the best decision to pick this tour, we skipped the long lines of people waiting to get in.
Thank you Viator.comReviewed by: MARIA, March 2014
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Tour lady ( Francesca??) was very