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Key Details

  • City: Vatican
  • Duration: 3 hrs 45 mins
  • Start Time: 7:30AM (and limited 8AM tours)

Tour Highlights

  • Enter the museums before the general public to see the Sistine Chapel at a quieter time. During Easter & summer, the Chapel may have some groups inside but never the hoards you'll see later. On quieter days you'll have it pretty much to yourself!

  • See the best of the Vatican City in under four hours. With a guided tour of the Sistine Chapel, the Vatican Museums (including the Raphael Rooms) and St. Peter’s Basilica, you’ll cover all the bases.

  • Engage with the art and architecture of the Vatican. Our guides are passionate art experts, full of stories and familiar with even the smallest details of these massive museums. With groups of just 12 or fewer, you'll find them easy to engage with.

Enter the Vatican before the crowds Rush to the Sistine Chapel before the public Busy Vatican Museum corridors See the Sistine Chapel when it's almost empty Guide uses aids to explain Sistine frescoes The Sistine Chapel Ceiling Visit the Raphael Rooms The School of Athens by Raphael Raphael Rooms: Can you spot Raphael? Raphael Rooms: Do you see Rocky? This sculpture inspired Michelangelo The Belvedere Torso Ancient Greek sculptures, Vatican Museums Nero's bath (its literally priceless!) The Laocoon Group, Vatican Museums Apollo Belvedere, Vatican Museums The Gallery of the Maps, Vatican Museums St. Peter's Basilica, included on our Pristine Sistine Tour Inside St. Peter's Basilica Bernini's 'Baldachin' altar, St. Peter's Basilica Michelangelo's 'Pieta', St. Peter's Basilica The ceiling of St. Peter's Basilica Bernini's stained glass window, St. Peter's Basilica Rubbing St. Peter's foot for luck Pristine Sistine Chapel tour ends at St. Peter's Square

EXTENDED TOUR DESCRIPTION

ENTER THE SISTINE CHAPEL BEFORE THE GENERAL PUBLIC

There are moments that stay with you forever. Visiting the Sistine Chapel and seeing the masterpieces of Michelangelo should be one of those. For too many visitors, this special experience is ruined by overcrowding, but what if there was a shot at a better moment?

Over the last five years we've practiced Pristine Sistine™ Chapel Tour on thousands of guests, crafting the best possible experience of the Vatican Museums. Along with your guide, you'll enter an hour before the public and pass through galleries before they fill up for the day. Depending on how busy the Museums are that morning, your guide will spend a little time giving you an introduction to rooms along the way, like the Gallery of the Maps, the Gallery of Tapestries or the Raphael Rooms; or go directly to the Sistine Chapel.

They know how to read the crowd and their aim is to get you to the Chapel at the most peaceful time (always before the 9am opening). During the peak months of high season and a few days over Easter, there will be some groups inside the Sistine Chapel when you visit, but you'll always have much more space than other times of day.

Most days, you'll find the Chapel relatively quiet. Spend 15 - 20 minutes peacefully enjoying what is surely one of life's greatest artistic experiences, then embark on a full-guided tour of the Vatican Museums and St. Peter’s Basilica. Entering before the public you’ll have time to move around the Chapel and admire the various frescoes from every angle, without having to use your elbows.

But that’s only the start of our journey.

ENGAGE WITH THE BEST OF THE VATICAN MUSEUMS COLLECTION

We say engage because that’s what you’ll do. Our guides have been carefully chosen as the perfect travel companions, enriching your visit with witty anecdotes and entertaining details to bring world-famous works to life. They will lead you on a carefully-crafted route through the best of the collection; teaching you not just about the art and history of the collection but the history of the Popes too. You’ll learn about the many characters that have lived, worked and painted here.

Traveling in small groups of only 12 people or fewer (with personal headsets) you’ll always be able to hear your guide and engage with their stories, asking all the questions you can think of. We won’t finish at the Vatican Museums though. Our next stop is the world’s largest Basilica.

SKIP THE LINES INTO ST. PETER’S BASILICA

As an official Vatican tour operator, we’ll go directly from the Vatican Museums to St. Peter’s Basilica, bypassing long general access lines and avoiding a long walk and wait to enter the church. Everything about this incredible building is awe-inspiring, from Bernini’s monumental altar canopy to Michelangelo’s moving 'Pietà' and transcendent dome.

As you explore every nook and cranny of this huge building, you’ll get an insight into the heart of the Catholic Church and Renaissance Italy with our passionate guides at the helm. Our Pristine Sistine™ Chapel Tour guarantees that perfect Sistine moment – plus an engaging and entertaining three hours to follow.

You’ll probably only visit the Vatican City once. Make it perfect with our original, Pristine Sistine Chapel tour.

NOTE: Due to increased demand, we're offering an additional time slot on our Pristine Sistine tour, entering the Museums at 8.30AM, 30 minutes before general opening rather than one hour, for those who need a little more time in bed. Let's call it our Still-Quite-Pristine Sistine Tour.

At €86 per adult, it is €3 cheaper than our earlier departure. To book select the 8.00AM start time during booking.

Sites visited

  • Sistine Chapel (twice)
  • Raphael Rooms
  • Belvedere Courtyard with Apollo Belvedere & Laocoön & His Sons
  • Pinecone Courtyard
  • Gallery of the Candelabra
  • Gallery of the Maps
  • Gallery of the Tapestries
  • St. Peter’s Basilica
  • St. Peter’s Square

Included

  • Skip the Line Access tickets to the Vatican Museums (with early entrance an hour before the general public!)
  • Skip the Line Access to St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Expert Walks of Italy tour guide
  • Small groups, never more than 12 people
  • Headsets

Reviews

5-stars from over 4205 Customer Reviews

Magnificent tour worth every penny. Our guide, Dorianna, was outstanding and a lovely person. We loved her and the tour!!!!!!
We enjoyed the visit inmensely. The guide was funny, professional and interesting.
We loved Max Dileva, he's fanatastic!
A bit delayed to start with tech and the line but our guide was enthusiastic and a ton of energ.
Fantastic I loved it and our guide was wonderful.
Wonderful experience.
A wonderful, attentive and knowledgable guide with an unsurpassed understanding of the Vatican, the Sistine Chapel, the art and monuments of both fantastic places.
Maurizio was a great tour guide. He was very knowledgeable and was able to plan the tour so we had maximum time to view the Sistine Chapel and Raphael's works with the least crowds.
Guide was very polite and professional. Very thorough tour of the Vatican Museums and St. Peters.
The tour was wonderful, and the guide, Angela was excellent. She went out of her way to involve my daughters, ages 12 and 7, and kept them interested. I will happily and regularly recommend this tour.
Very well organized and very well presented. Very thankful that guide pushed us to get in line earlier than was on the schedule to beat the crowd
Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the information shared. She was patient with questions and clearly loved her job.
Our guide on Sat 15 July was AWESOME! Truely wonderful. Thank you.
Elanora was amazing in both her knowledge and ability to keep a group as she be unit through the crush of people. This tour is the only way I would visit the Vatican museum. Without someone like Elanora the time would be wasted.
Our guide was wonderful. He knew the information and he brought the Vatican to us. He gave us a tour which we will remember because he took so much information and art work and made it a wonderful story. I thank you, Erin
Super tour, thank you
Great tour
Best tour ever.
Felix was fantastic. His energy was contagious even early in the morning! He was clearly excited to explain the history and significance of each item at the Vatican. He also had lots of experience to navigate the Vatican as it became more busy later in the tour. Thank you!
Great tour of a huge gallery! Well prepared, avoided the crowds and was very informative
Gigi is a remarkable guide! He is personable, funny, a fast and detailed thinker and most of all, exceptionally knowledgeable. He is able to manage a group of people with great ease. It doesn't get any better than the experience we had with him. Highest honors to this exceptional gentleman.
Giovanni was an excellent guide! Very knowledgeable and friendly. The pace of the tour was great, and being some of the first people in the Raphael rooms and Sistine Chapel that day was such a special experience. Thank you!
Tour guide Davide, provided much incite will giving the tour. He was very friendly, and invited questions which he always had an answer to.
Awesome tour..
Davide is the best! The tour was 4 hours but it didn't even feel that long. Very informative and fun!
Guide was EXCELLENT! Would highly recommend him.
Our guide was wonderful. Very passionate about what she does. Knows the best way to avoid the crowds which was the best. Showed us the most important and relevant things. We loved the tour, could not have been more happier.
I can not remember our guide's name but she was blonde, wore her hair braided, and carried a green scarf. She was great, we learned a lot and ahe made sure we hit all the major points. I loved my Vatican experience. THANKS
Overall our tour experience was excellent.
Our guide was very informative and entertaining. I would highly recommend this tour and your company to my friends.
Andrea was great. He was friendly and informative. We enjoyed the tour.
A very interesting and enjoyable tour. Our guide was excellent and very humorous. Vatican headsets not as good as those used for the Crypts and Catacombs tour but we understand that you have to use them.
Our tour guide was great.
After to speaking to several other people regarding their visit to the Sistine Chapel we are very glad we chose the early option before it opened to the public. It was crowded enough.
Igor was very informative and insightful as a guide. Thoroughly enjoyed listening to his explanations about the art pieces.
Claudia did a great job guiding us through the Vatican.
Felix was the best tour guide, he made the whole place come alive.
Francesca was SO WONDERFUL!. Fantastic guide, give her a raise!
Was a wonderful tour!
I did think we'd experience the Sistine Chapel without so many people. There were at least 15 other groups in there.
The tour guide was great, fun and enthusiastic.We really enjoyed the small group!
We enjoyed seeing the Vatican!! It is so busy though which is a drawback! Bruno was a very good guide!
Seeing the Sistine before the crowds was wonderful. The priest visit and personal blessing was a highlight.
Gaston was an excellent tour guide! He was very knowledgeable, professional and attentive. We are so glad we used Walks of Italy rather than a self guided tour. Thanks for the great service. Hope to see you in the future!
Our guide was animated and knowledgeable. He arranged the timing of our tour so that we enjoyed the Sistine Chapel to a much greater degree than if we had just toured the Vatican in a regular fashion. Thank you! It was one of the best moments of our trip!
I loved our guide-she was kind, knowledgeable and fun to spend the morning with. Thank you so much!
Sev did a great job on our tour of the Colosseum we ask for him again. While we were on this tour people hearing his presentation left the guide they had and joined our group. Ask for Sev for sure !!!!
GiGi did an excellent job entertaining us with facts and insight into the Vatican and the Bascilica. We highly recommend him as he did a great job interspersing facts with interesting stories.
Dario was fantastic! Gave a lot of information but made the tour fun and interesting; would love to have him as a guide again!
Our guide did an excellent job
Our guide was incredible! He made our visit something we will always remember.
Great guy
Bravo to Gus! Fantastic guide.
The tour was fantastic, I was skeptical it would be worth it but it definitely was to see the Chapel in the morning. There were some problems with the ear pieces though, lots of interference from other guides.
Sven was AMAZING ! He kept everyone super interested on a long hot tour . He was truly the best we have ever had .
Sev we our tour guide and absolutely incredible. We learned so much. He was great at navigating through the crowds and we appreciated the opportunity to spend time in the Sistine Chapel without crowds. We would recommend this tour guide company to anyone visiting Rome!
Jovi was an excellent tour guide. She exceeded our expectations! Very well organized, informative, and very professional.
Gigi was extremely informative and had a great sense of humor. We learned a lot.
Jeb was very good, knowledgeable. The only complaint was that he kept saying how much better Walks of Italy tours were over others. The sales job got kinda old after awhile
Worth the price for the convenience. Andre was great!!
Dario was amazing: knowledgeable, interesting and fun! Thank you for a great experience!
Julietta is incredible.
Andrea was great! He was knowledgeable and answered all our questions. We really enjoyed the tour!
Francesca was excellent. Knowledgeable and personable. Very flexible with our group of 14, ranging in age from 7 to 68. Viewing the Sistine early in the morning was a truly memorable experience.
Gigi was awesome! He knows so much about art and history of the Vatican. He was very entertaining as well. We truly enjoyed his behind the scene stories. Great tour! Thanks !
I enjoyed the tour, she didn't overload with too much info.
Really great tour, and a fantastic guide. Would highly recommend.
Gianluigi was fantastic. So full of energy and passion. He knew everything about the Vatican and the museums, and I mean everything. Any question about any little detail and he knew the answer, and he was so much fun. Well worth it, and will do again next time I am in Rome
I had a great time on this tour. However, the name and description are a bit misleading. I thought we would get into the Sistine Chapel early before anyone else. I was not disappointed with the experience but I was confused at the beginning as to why we did not get in early. Thanks!
We had a wonderful guide and we enjoyed our walking tour very much.
Sev is a wonderful guide, full of information that made our visit to the Vatican and St. Peter's more meaningful. We would not hesitate to use Walks of Italy again for future tours should we return to Italy.
It was very tiring , with lots of walking but our guide was very informative and of course, the Sistine Chapel in itself was already amazing! The meeting point was organized and headsets worked well.
Dorinda (?) our tour guide was very informative, witty and also humorous. The tour of 3 1/2 hours was well paced, with sufficient time allowed in particular within the Sistine Chapel. 10/10 for a wonderful morning tour! Would have no hesitation in booking with your company again.
Excellent tour. Glad we did it. The guide, Sev, was very professional and informative. We highly recommend him.
Francesca was absolutely wonderful. We loved being on her tour. She was interested in us, knowledgeable, charming, and delightful. We have the best memories of our tour because of her.
Our tour guide was wonderful - very knowledgeable, fun, and pleasant. She was fantastic!
Would be good if tickets could be via mobile app instead of paper.
Our guide was superb!!! Gave just the right amount of information and kept it interesting and always friendly!
Our guide was fabulous!
Wonderful tour!
It was an excellent tour and Maurizio, our guide was very efficient at getting us around an incredibly busy area
She was a amazing tour guide. We couldn't find the meeting place and she still found us outside the Vatican Museum. Thank you so much. Amazing!!!
We took many tours in Italy, and Silvia was the best guide we had. She was easy to understand and filled every minute with interesting information. Some tour guides when walking didn't talk much but she did and I loved all the information. Well done.
Loved this tour! Extremely educational, tour guide was great, don't visit without Walks of Italy they make the whole experience so much better we did 4 total tours and after each one my wife and i we're in complete aw!!! Thank you
Vincenzo is a passionate expert; we and you are very lucky to have him as a guide. He was knowledgeable, kind, and very respectful. I had no idea how crowded it would be; I hope you can upgrade his mic - the audio was giving him problems. Although, he was fantastic and handled it with grace.
Fantastic!
Guide was wonderful!
Really really great tour. Our guide was upbeat and knowledgeable. So glad we did the Vatican with you guy.
Special compliment to our guide Sabrina. She provided enthousiastic and expert commentaar. Alsof she manager our group efficiently.
Doriana was great!!
We will recommend you to all of our friends! Marvelous tour guide and we are not Catholics. Wonderful tour! Thank you so much, Mary Selfridge & George Gasper La Center, WA
Guide was a little difficult to understand.
An informative tour, definitely worth taking.
We thoroughly enjoyed our tour. Thank you and keep up the great work!
Charming, great tour and guide!
We loved our tour and felt it was well worth the time and money. Rosa was an amazing guide who provided us with endless but interesting information about what we were seeing. She did an exceptional job of navigating us through the crowds and providing us with the best experience possible. Loved it!
Our tour guide was so sweet and had an abundant amount of info to share.
Best guide we had on the whole trip, we took 4 tours, Emma was very passionate about her subject, very kind, well informed, and enjoyed her personality! Good Job a Emma !
Awesome tour. Sev was an amazing guide. His passions for history really shows. I highly. Recommend him
Excellent!
She was terrific. Very knowledgeable and smart regarding the best use of our time. We were fortunate to have her.
Emma was an amazing guide. Was able to provide us with in depth knowledge with humor & authority. She was a Gem. I wish she was my private tour guide for all of Rome. Grazie Mille.
It is kind of a whirlwind tour given the size of the Vatican - but the tour guide did a good job keeping everyone together and highlighting the key exhibits.
Antonette was great. Her experience of the best order to look at the various points made it easy to see everything without feeling overcrowded. Her commentary was excellent.
Best guide of our entire trip to Rome!
Loved our guide - I think his name was Andrea Domine? He was extremely thoughtful and brought lots of depth to the tour. Of course seeing the Sistine Chapel before the crowds was the experience of a lifetime. Highly recommend.
Our guide Hector was great. We would have been completely overwhelmed and under informed without him. So glad we did this tour.
Our guide, Guido, was one of the best ever! His knowledge, his enthusiasm and his willingness to explain everything made for a most outstanding experience.This was an invaluable experience. I can't think of a better tour, ever; and I've been traveling for 45+ years!
Our tour guide was excellent. She was always smiling and I loved that about her.
Gigi was the best tour guide around! We really enjoyed his expertise on the pieces of art in the Vatican. This is truly the only way to get to experience the Sistine Chapel with any sort of decent space and time to take it in. Well worth it!
Our guide, Teresa, was excellent. Very knowledgeable and pleasant.
Fabulous tour! We took a total of 4 tours with your company and were happy with all of them.
This is the best tour that you can take for the Sistine Chapel! The tour guides are walking encyclopedias, very enjoyable!
Jeb was easy to understand and pointed out the highlights....with great ambition to show us all the main attractions in a small amount of time. Just enough time and information before we hit overload.
Ivana was knowledgeable and answered questions well. Was hoping to get more info on the basilica.
I really enjoyed Valentina as a guide and would definitely sign up for other tours with her as a guide.
Our guide, Uta, was very knowledgeable and very charismatic. We managed the daunting task of seeing the Vatican Museum and St Peters in about 3 hours. There were plenty of rooms we walked through with a quick word but stopped and enjoyed the highlights. Very satisfied.
Dorianna, our tour guide, was impressive and knowledgeable. She was considerate of everyone in our group as well as those around us. A wonderful tour and amazing tour guide. 10 stars!!!!!
Very interesting tour! Perfect!!!
Very detailed and thorough tour of the Vatican. Luciana gave a personalised tour and made an effort to get to know each member of the group and their personal interests. She was well organised and we would highly recommend her to friends, thanks so much!
Wonderful experience. We can't wait to get back
Wonderful experience. We can't wait to get back
Super friendly and informative and best of all meeting before the crowds!
Simone, our Guide, was excellent!! So knowledgeable and professional!! We were so lucky to be there with him!!
Simone, our Guide, was excellent!! So knowledgeable and professional!! We were so lucky to be there with him!!
Francesca was a fabulous guide and we enjoyed our tour. Couldn't believe how much more crowded it was when we had to go back through the Sistine Chapel at the end of our tour. Well worth it.
Our Vatican tour with Maria was fantastic! She was very knowledgeable and helpful. Great experience!
Bruno was an excellent guide and took great care shepherding us through the crowds and enlightening us with his knowledge.
Susanna was an excellent guide!! Taking us quickly through various rooms, to which we would return, in order to get us to the Sistine Chapel while it had the least amount of visitors. Very good idea!! Susanna also was very knowledgeable regarding the history of The Vatican and St Peter's Basilica!
Really great guide
Excellent guide, very knowledge. This tour, and the Coloseum tour yesterday are two of the best tours I have had...superb, Walks of Italy!!!!
Angela was quick and knew exactly where to go. A wonderful experience
Our guide was amazing. He was very knowledgeable and friendly.
Our guide was fantastic. Really enjoyed the tour
Our guide Gigi was excellent. He worked hard to make sure we were getting the information we were interested in and to make sure we moved along at the appropriate pace.
Sabrina was an excellent tour guide and her knowledge of the Vatican was impressive. My son and I had a wonderful time!
Thank you -- this was an excellent tour with an excellent and knowledgeable guide.
The guide was great and size of the group was good. We started on time and I liked how organized the check-in process seemed. It was a flawless execution, thank you for a splendid tour.
I didn't expect all the crowds!! Our tour guide was masterful in getting our group through the Vatican, educating us as to the art we were seeing and negotiating the crowds. I feel lucky to have had her as our guide.
Our guide's love and appreciation for art made the tour that much more interesting. We also appreciated her determination to get us into the Sistine Chapel as soon as possible.
It was an excellent tour. A bit of a drag standing around for 30 mins or so before going in but I understand why this was necessary. It was excellent or be able to see the chapel and museums without the crush of people.
Sabrina was amazing, knew an abundant amount of information and took great care of us inside the museum which was filled with slow moving tourists. Loved it!
Mauricio was outstanding! His knowledge made the tour so incredible. Thank you!
Never had used your company before but the service, the information and the guide were excellent. We thoroughly enjoyed it.
Excellent guide, really enjoyed it
Luigi was a very knowledgeable tour guide and made our Vatican experience wonderful!
Really enjoyed this tour and worth the money. Dario is excellent, knowledgeable and patient. We have already been recommending this tour to others. Thank you!
Giuglio was outstanding !!!
This was a fantastic tour, we learned so much from our guide - she was both knowledgable and enthusiastic! we will absolutely recommend this tour to our friends who may visit Rome in the future.
It is incredible to see the Capella Sistina with so few people, everything very well explained. Superb.
Great Overview with time to explore after the tour.
Can't say enough great things about this one. The guide was excellent and we enjoyed every minute of it. Excellent service. Thank you for being so organized and providing the best tour I could've had.
Great experience.
Sylvia was delightful and an excellent guide for such a huge collection.
Sistine Chapel and galleries was dangerously crowded. Appreciated our guides efforts to provide the highlights and to "work to rooms" to avoid the crowds as best as possible.
Great to be one of the first to get into the Sistine chapel. The tour was a little rushed - wished there was a slightly longer version so we could enjoy the museums more as well. But overall, great organized tour and guide - thanks!
Dorians was an amazing guide. She made the tour interesting, informative and kept it all moving. She held it together beautifully.
It was a well organized thoughtful tour. We thoroughly enjoyed it and felt we got more out of the visit than my husband and I did when we visited solo many years ago. The grandson loved it.
We really loved Juliet, she was so friendly and knowledgeable. We had such a good time on the tour and learned a lot. We've already recommended walks of vatican to family who are coming to Rome in October!
BO was great.
Laura was extremely knowledgeable and charming. We had an excellent experience.
Highly enjoyable! Gigi was great! However the only issue was my head was about to explode with all the knowledge he was throwing out for us to catch!
Great Tour . So much to see, difficult to fit everything into a 3 or 4 hour timeframe .
Great tour! Gigi was so knowledgeable and fun. We highly recommend this tour.
Suzanna was exceptional- engaging and we couldn't have asked for a better experience!! Grazie!!
Tour was incredible. Our guide made it fantastic. Her knowledge was simply amazing. Well done!
The guide was very knowledgeable and very polite during our tour. There was so much to see at the Vatican and I am impressed that she was able to pace everything so well. It must be very difficult to keep tours under 4 hours in length but our guide did an excellent job. Grazie mille!
Very enjoyable tour for us. Thank you.
Emma was a fantastic guide. would highly recommend.
Eleonora did a great job with the Vatican tour!!!
Mauricio was fabulous!
Being able to experience the Sistine Chapel before it is open to the general public is an experience that my family will never forget. Dario was our guide and he did a wonderful job sharing his knowledge.
We had a wonderful guide. She was interesting, smart and friendly. We hated to see our tour end !
Francesca was great - Very ebullient - had a real zest for the art. Meeting place was chaotic needed more than one check in person.
Incredible tour!! We were so happy to get into the Vatican before the hordes of people! The tour guide was incredibly well spoken, entertaining and informative! Would absolutely recommend to anyone!
A wonderful tour! Our guide was incredibly knowledgeable and fun. She did a great job navigating the Vatican to give us the best experience possible! If anything, the tour is totally worth the extra time you get in during the morning hour!
Tiberius was amazing! He was fully of energy and excitement and knowledge. It was thoroughly enjoying and I will definitely recommend it to my clients!
This was wonderful
Very good
Sylvia was wonderful as our guide. We couldn't have more pleased.
Excellent tour & very knowledgeable guide!
That lady from Argentina... the guide... Shen was amazing... skilled guide. Made the whole thing perfect. Treat here nice :-)
Worth the money spent. Like the size of the group. Guido is very informative and has a right pace for us to walk and observe the museum.
Great!!!!
The tour was amazing, and Sabrina was excellent. We were so impressed with her knowledge, she obviously loves her job. We would definitely recommend the early morning tour to anyone going to Rome.
Francesca, our guide, was so enthusiastic about her topic that we hung on every word. She was so nice and personable and she made our tour so much more fabulous with her vivid descriptions and stories.
Loved the tour, the early access to the Sistine Chapel made it a much better experience. Our guide was great.
What a wonderful surprise to see that we had Anna for this tour as well. Her personality was stellar and she made this such a great experience! Highly recommend!
It was a great tour. The guide was very knowledgeable and accommodating of us having a child. It was a bit difficult to get around, but that was more of a function of the Vatican Museum itself (narrow and crowded). However getting in early was a definite plus, especially for the Sistine Chapel
The guide was the most helpful. She made the entire trip so enjoyable and this was certainly my favourite part of my Europe trip. She was knowledgable.
Stephanie was an excellent guide. Very knowledgeable. Just the right amount of information - interesting and informative - and memorable. Thank you so much!
What a wonderful experience! It was more than We ever expected. Our guide Anna was outstanding and we couldn't be more pleased that we booked your Pristine Sistine tour. We will certainly recommend it to our friends! Thank you, Anna.
really informative, excellent tour
Nice to get in before the crowds though I did notice that we were entering through a que but "City Tours" had direct entrance.
Anna was incredible, knowledge and delightful
Fantastic guide!!
Learned so much and our guide was perfect...he really watched his group, provided an enormous amount of info and made the experience so much fun!
Loved our guide! She was full of information and was happy to answer anyone's questions. She really made it a wonderful experience.
Beautiful, fantastic tour. Only thing that was difficult was the breaking up of the headset/voice during parts of tour. Overall excellent. Thank you!
Our guide was excellent in her knowledge and descriptions of the features through out the tour
This was a wonderful experience; Emma was amazing!!! She shared so much knowledge and fun, bringing the chapel, and all the history to life! Grazie mille, Emma :)
It was a great tour and our guide was awesome. He was very knowledgeable and thorough and I would highly recommend him. This tour is the very best way to see the Sistine and Vatican and Walks of Italy are the best.
Lots of knowledge shared well without being overwhelming. Considerate. Highly recommend.
Our tour guide was awesome, extremely informative and I have recommended this to my friends traveling to Italy in September
The only issue was the listening device quality. A lot of interference. Tour guide did a great job though.
Hello, This tour was one of the best we experienced in our 30 days vacation to Italy. We just came back home and we just cant remember the name of our guide, but, she was very knowledgable and very nice. It was a fabulous tour, thank you. Louise&Laurent Simard Canada
The only thing that we didn't like were the huge crowds towards the end of the tour.
Your guide was very good. He had a good way of telling the story, with a seriously way and with some humor. We had some real good hours during the sightseeing. We will absolutely recommend your company for trips like this.
Our guide was excellent. She wove her great personality into a very knowledgeable tour of the Vatican.
Our guide was super! She was personable, accommodating, informative, energetic and patient. She made our trip to the Vatican one we will never forget.
Guide was very good, extremely knowledgeable.
Susanna was wonderful! Great pace! Loved it.
Our guide was Doriana de Padoua, not Maria Teresa. She was very professional, answered all questions and provided excellent information about everything we saw. I can't imagine the experience could have been better!
Maurizio was fantastic, extremely knowledgeable and passionate. We would take any tour lead by him, he was that good.
Jonathan and Anna were outstanding. Loved the whole day. Lunch was the only part I thought could be improved. It was pretty bad. Carlo was our driver. Wonderful!
Mauricio was fantastic. Obviously well educated regarding the topic, patient, and funny
Our guide was wonderful
Anna was amazing!!! She kept the flow of the tour going well. She kept my attention and I really appreciated her passion for her job. I have taken a lot of tours since I have been here and Anna was definitely one of our top guides!!!!
Francesca did a marvelous job bringing all the art into life and is a very engaging guide.
Carmella was an excellent, very knowledgeable and enthusiastic tour guide! She was a true historian! We thoroughly enjoyed every bit of the tour. Would highly recommend this tour!
Guide was very knowledgeable and informative. Could have spent the whole day listening to his explanations.
Toni was really good. I would definitely recommend her as a guide.
Wonderful tour! Our guide was very knowledgeable and spending time in the Vatican museums and Sistine Chapel before the crowds was wonderful! Highly recommend.
Guide was difficult to keep up with
Luigi was out your guide The Sistine chapel very crowded It seems that they should let a certain amount of peopl in at one time. It was cray crowded. Mr. Luigi was very informative
Sev was professional and patient, friendly, informative, and attentive.
Our Guide was simply amazing!!!
Enjoyed the tour very much. I had lived in italy for seven years as a student many years ago . On a trip with friends who had never been to italy before . I have to say ai learned very much . This is also true of the underground tour of the colosseum and Roman Forum the day before
I truly recommend booking this tour if you would like to have some space when you are looking at the Sistine. Wonderful guide with great knowledge.
Our guide (I apologize for not remembering her name) was incredible! She was enthusiastic, knowledgeable and has a wonderful way of conveying information and her love of the history. We could not have asked for a better experience!
Thank you, the tour was exactly what we expected from previous reviews, informative and entertaining.
I was with my 15 year old daughter and can only say this: It will be memories such as Monday's that will be with me as I take my last breath in this life. Truly magnificent from beginning to end and experienced with the most special person in the world to me. Grazie Julietta!
Our guide was very informative and always made sure the group was together when it got really crowded!
We could not have been more impressed with this tour - money well spent! Everything was so well coordinated and arranged and our guide, Jeb, was phenomenal! All of the other tours we have taken with other companies this week have paled in comparison. Would highly recommend!
We were very pleased with the level of knowledge of our guide making it educational and entertaining. I would highly recommend this tour.
My wife and I can't remember the name of our tour guide, but she was awesome! Very knowledgeable with the history of the Vatican and Michelangelo. Getting in early was totally worth it.
I couldn't have asked for a better tour guide. Our guide new all of her history and provided us with great information. Her style of communications, the speed of walking around, and the structure in which she organised the tour were all excellent. Thank you. Highly recommended.
Like all the Walks, the guide made this one especially good. Getting the early admission to see the Sistine Chapel made it a bucket list experience.
He was very smart guy! He was enthusiastic and very professional. Very informed and organized which is what you want from a tour guide. Would definitely recommend!
The only issue was dealing with the crowds on the 2nd half of the tour. We were very happy to be on an early tour. Our guide Silvia was excellent!
Sabrina has an excellent guiding style. She navigated the group thru the art, history, and Vatican museum hallways with outstanding knowledge and grace. Overall it was a Fantastic tour!!
Amazing..well done
This was a wonderful experience. Roberta was so helpful when I made the booking and Claudia our guide was great. Thanks
Emma was fantastic, very knowledgeable and informative, she also loves her job, people and her dog! Thanks
Very knowledgeable and personal guide, certainly was good at navigating around and through the crowds in order that we could expierence the best possible visit. Great job, thanks Donna and Stephen
The tour was great and Felix the tour guide was excellent. Very informative and good size group. Tour guide was especially knowledgeable and funny as well!!!
Our Guide was fantastic. She is a native of Rome, spent time in London. I believe her name was Susan. It was the very best tour we had in Rome. She navigated the group with poise through the crowds. Her insight into the art was impressive.
Super knowledgeable and very delightful in her speaking. I would do this again and tell others to do it
Absolutely first rate. Tanguy imparted a fantastic amount of information at just the right level to keep the whole group engaged. Great to have the early visit to the Sistine chapel and have time to really appreciate its splendour. Very well organised and delivered tour. Great job guys. Thank you.
Tiberio was an excellent guide. So knowledgeable, approachable and friendly. Really made the tour interesting.
Guido was just great. We really enjoyed our tour and found it most interesting. Thanks!
Our guide was fabulous...very knowledgeable, organized and enthusiastic!
Our guide, Jeb, was fantastic!
Our guide Mauricio was the best. So often I've been bored by other guides who spend way too long on a painting or sculpture that wasn't worth the time. Mauricio was really good at spending just the right amount of time and then going onto the next exhibit worthy of interest.
Eleonora was a wonderful and passionate Roman guide. We enjoyed learning history, art, philosophy and religion from her.
Our guide was excellent. She was very good at explaining the art and history of every room. What a day!!!
Loved the tour! It was our favorite thing we did in Rome. Sabrina was an excellent tour guide. She had so much knowledge and really gave life to what we were seeing. Would recommend to anyone. It was magical.
Our tour guide was spectacular!
Our guide was fantastic! So knowledgeable on all related topics covering the historical, political and archaeological facts. Also a very nice demeanour. I would 100% recommend him
Great tour and great guide!
Susanna was very knowledgeable in the history of our tour surroundings, and skillfull in keeping the group together and moving on time.
Anna was excellent, very knowledgeable, customer-focused, low-key. Outstanding tour.
Julietta was an amazing guide - knowledgable, entertaining and extremely organised. We would highly recommend her.
Francesca was wonderful and very knowledgeable about art, the Vatican and knowing her way around not only the Sistine Chapel but the museums and back door to the Basilica. The group size was perfect. Would recommend and use "Walks"again.
Luigi was quite knowledgeable and provided an excellent tour. We loved being able to study the Sistine Chapel for 20 minutes with relatively few others.
Our guide was amazing. It is obvious Laura has vast knowledge and enjoys what she does!
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Great tour guide. Pleasant and very knowledgeable.
Excellent Tour. Our guide was patient and informative. I am pleased with the service provided by Walks of Italy Tours.
Nice tour, knowledgeable guide.
Loved this tour. This guide was also excellent. Full of great info and wanted to share it all with us. Amazing!
Great experience!
Disappointed we could not stay in the museum after the tour ended. We could not go back to the gift shop or view the museum. Please consider adding an extra charge for those of us who wish to spend more time there. We came all the way from SF, CA.
our guide was excellent She was very informative and friendly
Our guide was personable and knowledgeable. I appreciate how difficult it is to lead a tour of the Vatican during tourist season. Manuvering among all those people and conveying all the information required is quite a feat. She gets an A+.
Great tour. Knowledgeable guide. We encountered a few audio system issues (static) before we finally found a channel that worked. It made a huge difference to get an early start. I highly recommended to anyone.
Anna was wonderful with our group! Great personality. Great stories!
stead of charging ahead
Excellent guide, well informed, passionate, kind and patient. Bravo Bruno.
Our guide was terrific. She kept our knowledge at the right level based on her art historian background. She was very efficient in navigating through crowds and focused on getting the most out of the tour for us.
our guide was great!
Terrific tour and fantastic to get in early to enjoy it!
Excellent
Tour was fantastic and our tour guide was amazing.
Going early and with a tour is a must!!! Our guide, Dario, was amazing! So knowledgeable and passionate. I would not see the Sistine Chapel and the Vatican any other way.
Tiberius was fantastic. One of the highlights of our trip so far.
Our guide was fantastic, one of the best guides we have ever encountered. She was not only professional and knowledgeable but had a great sense of humor. She showed concern about everyone in the group, considering individual needs.
Gigi our tour guide was wonderful. Spoke great English, humorous and polite. All in all great value for money!
Lots of information packed into a 3.5 hour tour. Tiberius was excellent, knowledgeable and very passionate and entertaining.
Excellent tour and an outstanding guide. I forgot his name, but he was an archeologist from Sicily and he provided great insight and explained things in a very engaging manor.
An authentic, enthusiastic, intelligent and highly effective guide who made the morning fly by with pace and verve. We were lucky to have him!
I will recommend your service to anyone I meet, your staff were professional and courteous to everyone in the group 👍
It was great to see the chapel early before everyone else. I loved our guide.
We really enjoyed the Pristine Sistine Tour, and our guide Valentina was the best! She was so knowledgeable about the Vatican and spent just the right amount of time at each sight. We would not have changed a thing -- we were completely satisfied and would highly recommend this tour.
Girl rules the school! He is AWESOME!!
The tour guide was great!!
Our guide (G.G.) was knowledgable and engaging. We had a great time.
My tour was great! I would not have gotten as much out of the Vatican without it. Thank you!
Great tour. Our guide was very knowledgeable and welcoming. Willing to answer and questions we had. Only disappointment was not being able to finish the tour in the basilica as expected.
Had Gigi as guide. It's been a while since I had such a good guide. Thanks!
Susanne We were very happy with the tour & guide made it memorable; she was informative, delightful, thoughtful, concerned about members of group, full of information & an asset to walks of Italy.
Gigi was just amazing!!!!
Jeb was very knowledgeable and friendly. He made the morning very enjoyable.
Our guide was wonderful. She gave us just the right amount of detail, background and history without being overwhelming. We loved our tour and would recommend our friends to use Walks anytime they travel. Thanks again.
WOW! This tour was amazing. Our guide, B...sorry don't remember full name, Art Historian. EXCELLENT! Great tour. Will highly recommend to friends.
Guide was superb at getting us to the right spot to see the hidden jewels of the tour. He really knew his stuff. If all of your guides are this good I will always book your service
The guide was fantastic! She was very knowledgeable of the history and did an excellent job at getting us a good viewing spot at each site. She also was very great at accommodating the different needs of our group (for those who had to take the elevator instead of the stairs).
We really appreciated our tour guide. She was very friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. We would not hesitate to recommend her.
Our guide Jeb was great. Very knowledgeable and obviously knew the tricks of the trade to be able to navigate around the Vatican with ease.
FANTASTIC!!!
Bril tour ,morning was by far the best time.4 friends are doing the same tours in September with u.we r going to Venice in September so u r our first choice thanks Chris John 😎
We really enjoyed our tour with Angela. She has a great personality and was well equipped with additional visual material which was of great interest. Thank you.
The guy is funny witty and very knowledgeable-top marks
Marie Teresa was great. She was so concerned with all the walking and stairs we had to climb in the Sistine Chapel. She was a real sweetheart. She is an asset to your company. I definitely will recommend your company to our friends.
Amazing, amazing, amazing! Visiting during Holy Week and skipping all of the crowds was worth every penny. Tour guide Toni was absolutely fantastic.
Loved it and the guide added such insightful comments about the artwork.
Jeb was awesome!!!
We loved it!
10/10 Giulietta was the best tour guide I've ever had. I would like to return with guests (as I currently reside in Italy) and would love to be able to state a preference for her for our guide when making the reservation in the future.
Elena was great, very knowleagable and the tour fun with facts and making everybody take part by asking questions
Tiberio was great! He doubled humour with extensive knowledge and made the trip a truly memorable experience.
Very knowledgeable and willing to answer many questiond
Perfect!
I would recommend getting new radios. On two of these tours I had radio issues, which were resolved.
The only way to see the Vatican....early birds catch the view (no worms seen)! Thanks will recommend to anyone visiting Rome
Your trips leave from easy to find locations. Small groups and guides with expertise are very important and made this tour.
Had Marianna again, and the experience was just as memorable as the previous one
Excellent tour. Guide extremely intelligent and knowledgeable on their topics. Very friendly and helpful.
We really enjoyed the tour. Our guide Gi Gi was excellent. He was very knowledgeable and well versed regarding all Vatican areas. Also loved Gi Gi's personality. Great tour - thank you.
The tour was wonderful. Our guide Camilla was fantastic. She is very knowledgeable and obviously very interested in the Sistine Chapel and Vatican details. The six of us felt very lucky to have an early tour and avoid the larger crowds later in the day. Thanks!
Marta was a great leader her knowledge on all aspects of this tour was outstanding. Again she was friendly and made the tour a pleasure to be on, I would recommend this tour.
Emma was great. The early portion was best--no hords to contend with. Very crowded later in the morning.
We were so happy we booked this tour. Our tour guide navigated the crowds efficiently and was very knowledgeable. We had 11 in our group and it was a good number. Skipping line and smaller group was ideal.
Tour guide was very engaging and responded to our every needs during the tour. All around a very enjoyable experience. Excellent job.
Our guide Gigi was awesome! So knowledgeable and very enjoyable to listen to. Overall, we enjoyed the tour very much.
Sev was a terrific guide. He's very knowledgeable and his teaching experience obviously helps him tell complex stories in a way that works well with tour groups.
Our tour guide was knowledgeable, interesting and funny as well. The visit was made much more enjoyable because of her.
We are so glad we booked with WOI and had Francesca as our guide. We had Francesca's lovely voice in our ears as she guided through the Vatican Museum expertly and informatively. We don't know how anyone can get through the crowds at the Vatican without an expert tour guide such as Francesca!
Sven was an amazing tour guide. His knowledge was far above expectations and made the tour. We left with a deep and profound respect for the Vatican and St. Marks's basilica. I would recommend this to everyone.
It was absolute amazing experience and we could not have asked for a better guide. His knowledge, wit, hunour made an even more special experience. Thank you Gigu! You were amazing!
Luciana was excellent! Thanks so much. I can't imagine trying to do the Vatican tour without a guide. I will highly recommend Walks of Italy.
It was awesome! Claudia was knowledgable, enthusiastic and a wonderful guide!
Such an amazing tour with such an informative tour guide. One of the highlights of our trip!!
It was a great tour and Mariana was fabulous. Despite the crowds she managed the tour very well, she's extremely knowledgeable and has a great sense of humor which made the tour even more enjoyable.
The tour really couldn't have gone any better. Our guide was amazing and we saw everything we could have asked for!
Jeb was well rehearsed and able to manoeuvre us quickly and safely through the chapel. Jen was friendly and professional at the same time.
Doriana was very knowledgeable, experienced and kept a great pace for the tour !!! always kept an eye out to ensure everyone was gathered before heading off to the next room/destination.
What a great experience! Anna expertly dodged crowds and gave us great information throughout. We appreciated the handout on the Sistine Chapel before we went in.
The walk in the Sistine Chapel, without the crowds, and the information we got trought the walk were very Nice!
The guide was not only beyond knowledgeable but also gorgeous!
This tour provided an amazing experience for me and my family. Our guide excellent. Not only was she knowledgeable about the content of the tour, she was savvy about the best way to experience the tour.
Excellent visit with very interesting information provided by a passionate tour guide. Highly recommended! One comment: we would have liked to be told that we could climb up St Peter's dome before ending the tour. We didn't know and simply left at the end.
Mauriciano was a wealth of information, efficient with his time, professional and witty. We loved this tour.
Worth every penny to get in before the crowds. Knowledgeable guide with good info. Dario was amusing and informative.
Vicenzo was awesome. His comments were so insightful and made us really appreciate the experience.
Amazing! Can't remember my guide's name (I was in the silver group), but he was super and so informative!
The guide was exceptional. His knowledge was outstanding and he made the whole tour extremely interesting, making the best use of the time available to ensure that we avoided queues wherever possible. We thoroughly enjoyed the experience - please thank Bruno on our behalf.
Uta was awesome! Considering it was the day before Easter she pulled out some major miracles abd I got a few wonderful pics. I already left my review on Trip advisor. Thank you so much!
It was really cool to hear about restoration techniques from Vincenzo! He knew his stuff! He was awesome!
Excellent tour, Bruno our guide was excellent. Would definitely recommend tour.
Our guide did a good job of helping us see and understand highlights the vast collection of the Vatican without overwhelming us or making us feel hurried.
Our guide Francesca, is an absolute delight. Extremely personable and knowledgeable, and flexible.
The tour was great!! loved the small group and the just right amount of explanation. Also loved the time in the end of the tour to do more things before leaving
The tour was outstanding and, Tanguy, our guide was superb, both informative and entertaining. We highly recommend this tour!
Amazing and knowledgeable guide!
I loved the tour! I believe though my guide was Stephan (sp?) He was extremely knowledgeable, cordial, well versed and I thoroughly enjoyed my tour. I would highly recommend this to anyone that has not been in Italy before!
Elenora was an excellent guide. Passionate and knowledgeable... and knew all the shortcuts to getting us through the crowds and maximizing our experience. She told wonderful stories and made the Vatican Galleries come alive for us. Many thanks!
Guide Sev was fantastic! He is the ultimate mix of humor and knowledge, very alert, contact with every individual in the group, just perfect. Very strong personality with a very plesant behaivor. We are veery satisfied! Kind regards Lene & Arne Mikkelsen Denmark
It was a wonderful tour! We were lucky to have a small group of 7 and the best guide, Leonora! Thanks for making it an incredible visit to the Vatican.
We are so glad that we took the tour,otherwise we would have been lost!Mr T was was very knowledgable and made it fun too! Would recommend to anyone wanting to visit the vatican
Camilla was an excellent & knowledgeable guide; very personable.
The tour was great, and the information was very helpful in providing context to what we saw. I had a so-so experience with the tour guide, who seemed to ignore my questions and insight while greatly appreciate others. Would definitely recommend the tour.
A fantastic tour, Tanguy Was exceptional, I can't imagine visiting without a tour.
our guide was fucking awesome.
Our guide was excellent and was the best that we had on our trip. She was exceptionally knowledgeable and was a clear communicator.
Julietta was absolutely wonderful and provided a wealth of knowledge along the tour! The Vatican did become packed toward the end and i couldn't imagine starting a tour any later than 730. Thank you Walks of Italy!
The guide was an art history student graduate and had actually painted in the Basilica. She was a wealth of knowledge and excellent guide.
Gigi our guide was funny and good.
I am a travel agent and this was an amazing experience. The guide was spectacular and extremely knowledgeable. It was a lot to do in a short period but I felt completely satisfied that I had seen what I needed to see during my 1 day stay in Rome. I will definitely recommend this to my clients.
Wonderful tour. Saw so much, and guide was very knowledgeable. It would be nice at the end to be left in St. Peter's to spend a little more time. Francesca did help us get to climb the dome at the end.
Great tour. Glad that we did this and avoided the lines!
Our guide was great. The headset was not so great, but she changed it to a different one that worked fine.
Was a mind blowing tour. Thank you.
Amazing experience, would most highly recommend! Gigi was our guide, and he could not have done a better job. His energy was contagious and his knowledge superb. Truly one of the most memorable experiences we have had to date, many thanks to Gigi and Walks of Italy.
Guido was not only full of compelling information about the chapel and basilica but was extraordinarily deft at maneuvering our group through the congestion, ensuring we had premium views of all the points of interest.
Wonderful tour and great tour guide
Wonderful tour. We had a great time
Mama G is wonderful. She did a fantastic tour for us. Thank you again.
Very informative, Mauricio was incredibly knowledgeable, and we had an amazing time.
What a wonderful tour! Etorre was a fantastic guide - funny, knowledgeable, and efficient. Loved every minute!
Our guide Gigi provided an informative and entertaining tour of the Vatican. We couldn't have asked for a better experience. Gracie Mille!
My. T was great and so knowledgeable.
Francesca was an amazing tour guide and knew so much about the Sistine Chapel and Vatican. Definitely recommend getting to go in the Sistine Chapel before the crowds! What a beautiful experience.
Gigi is a living encyclopedia. He really loves what he's doing and it shows. Really enjoyed the visit. I recommend it for sure.
Our guide was terrific!
Dario was a wonderful host and explained everything we visited with great knowledge and excitement. My friend is an 82 year old Catholic priest and even Robert was impressed.
Our guide, Gianluigi, did an exceptional job. His vast knowledge of the Chapel, Vatican, Basilica, and everything else in between was remarkable. We were so delighted after the tour. We highly recommend this tour.
Excellent tour! Loved our guide GG and could have followed him around for 3 more hours!
Uta was delightful! I recommend this tour for a visit. The meeting place is easy to find, the guides are well-organized and knowledgeable.
Best guide we had. Don't remember his name but was truly our favorite of all trips.
The tour was very well executed. The guide was very helpful and provided great insight. This was a great option for avoiding the huge lines. We will definitely look into other tours when we travel next.
Just great, could not have been more satisfied !
My guide was Tony and she did a great job in keeping the tour moving, and keeping it interesting. Very satisfied with my experience and would recommend to others.
Jowita was informative, personable and funny. She kept the group together and moving since we had a lot to cover. I have bad knees but she also was accommodating my slower pace.
Francesca was wonderful! We went on several tours in Rome and Florence and she was, by far, the best! Things we liked: She kept talking even while we were walking or moving from place to place. She was very knowledgeable, humorous, and engaging. Great tour!
This was OUTSTANDING and Francesca was GREAT. I only wish we could go back through the museum and take our time without having to wait in line again.
We had an amazing time and our guide was top notch . She did a superb job and made our experience so wonderful:)
Loved the tour. Eleanora was very passionate about the place and the history. Learned so much and appreciated it.
The tour was awesome and the guide was super friendly
Terrific tour. This was our second time taking it and would recommend it to anyone.
Sabrina was absolutely perfect!!
Eleanora was a fabulous guide. Very knowledgeable and truly communicated her live of Rome. The best way to see the Sistine before the crowds got crazy.
Toni was a fabulous guide and we really enjoyed our experience . Would highly recommend the tour.
Great tour with an obviously well versed guide. Guido was fantastic.
Loved being able to get into the Chapel early!
Excellent tour and guideex
We thorough enjoyed the tour and we were impressed by Jowita's knowledge and responses to our questions. A very professional guide. Won't hesitate to recommend tours to others. Thank you
Our guide Francisca was outstanding. She obviously had a passion for the Vatican. We would highly recommend her to other travelers.
Bruno- wonderful tour guide. So knowledgeable enthusiastic and open to questions. Very in depth on his history! I want to go with him again if he has a different tour.
Wonderful experience, truly a great guide for our group. His English was fluent, his depth of knowledge of the Sistine, the Vatican Museums and Chapel amazing. Excellent value, highly recommended!
Emma rocked. Having an art history graduate as the tour guide enhanced the experience. The Sistine Chapel, Vatican Museums, and St. Peter's Basilica were breathtaking.
Learned so many great things!!!
Completely satisfied and happy with the tours! Definately enjoyed the enthusiasm and knowledge of all the tour guides. I will refer Tours of Italy to anyone traveling to Rome. Thank you guys for caring in giving people the best experience possible and making our vacation a memorable one.
Doriana was excellent guide very knowledgeable & patient . We really enjoyed tour of Sistine chapel & Vatican City / thank you so much doriana.
Doriana was excellent guide very knowledgeable & patient . We really enjoyed tour of Sistine chapel & Vatican City / thank you so much doriana.
Both are great tours, well organised with very knowledgable and enthusiastic guides!
mother duck marta was excellent
Giovanna great also! Very much enjoyed this tour.
We never expected to have such a knowledgeable guide as Ferdinando. We throughly enjoyed our tour.
Our guide was fabulous. We were impressed with her educational background and her presentation of content. I wish we could have spent the entire day with her!! I will recommend this tour to friends and family!
Our guide, Gigi, was wonderful, full of information of course, but also a great sense of humour and a lovely warm personality. There is so much to see and learn and he made it really interesting and fun. Also he remembered all our names which was very impressive.
Sabrina was a great tour guide. She gave us plenty of information in a pleasant and helpful manner. Would definitely book with her again.
Our guide was very well informed, friendly, professional and it was a great time. I'd recommend the tour for sure!
excellent guide
Francesca was fantastic, very caring of our group, funny and warm. We would definitely recommend this tour to anyone
Great tour! Was so good to get into the Chapel before the crowds got there and Mama G was very knowledgable and enthusiastic.
Very good tour, guide was knowledgeable and informative. However we still felt the price was excessive.
The tour was so worthwhile although it was expensive. The guide was outstanding and his english excellent.
I loved this tour and thought Vincenzo was an excellent guide with very good English and a huge amount of knowledge and information that he was able to give us. I think it's great you do the early start tour which gives an opportunity to get in and enjoy it before the crowds.
Everything was dealt with professionally starting from registration and ending with picking back the audio guides! Most of all loved the warmth and knowledgeable Francesca who took her time to deliver all her knowledge to us. Would definitely recommend her to others as well as take her tour again!
Helena was wonderful. She was very engaging and had a lot of info to share through the entire tour. This was our favorite tour in Rome and now crossed off our bucket list. We will recommend to friends/family if traveling to Rome in the future.
Julietta was absolutely wonderful! She was so informative and attentive - and did a fabulous job of talking to the important historical parts and telling the story that surrounds the Chapel. She really made it come alive for us. Thank you!!
The tour was fantastic and Lorenzo was brilliant and entertaining.
Maristella was absolutely fantastic! Please thank her again for us!!!
Fernando was super - very knowledgeable and also charming. And the lady that organised us at the start of the your was also excellent. See the Sistine Chapel without the crowds was the highlight of our trip to Rome.
Gigi was awesome...great explanations with a great sense of humor. We learnt and lot and laughed a lot!
You run a great company. Good value for the dollar
Our tour guide was great! I had great time in Vatican city because of her vivid explanation. I would highly recommend this tour to my friends:)
Our guide was very informative. I don't remember his name at the moment , sorry. If I was back in Rome and he was the guide on another tour I would not be disappointed. It was worth getting up early on vacation to be at the Sistine chapel without the crowd. Spectacular!
Great tour, knowledgeable interesting guide.
I was surprised that I never received an email / confirmation a few days before the tour. It's just nice to get the confirmation to know that everything is a go & reminder of the details, time & place.
Both this tour and the Coliseum tour we took the next day were excellent, the small tour group size is a great plus.
The guide did a great job of keeping us moving, discribing the many master pieces and answering questions among the huge crowd.