You'll want to fill it up, when you learn about our world famous Colosseum Underground Tour!
This is a walking tour and involves occasional walking up&down the stairs.
Follow your Vatican guide past the long line and go directly inside the Vatican Museums.
Enjoy the amazing views and open space of the Pinecone Courtyard, one of the many open spaces within the Vatican State and Museums.
The Vatican's Pio-Clementino Museum is one of Rome's best collections of ancient Greek and Roman statues.
If you take this tour on a Wednesday, instead of St. Peter's Basilica, get up close to some of the world's most iconic statues in the world, including Laocoön and His Sons.
How big would you build your bathtub if you ruled the world, or the Roman Empire? On Wednesdays, witness just how far emperor Nero went to bathe in ultimate luxury.
This gallery was originally an open "loggia" but was walled and closed some 200 years ago. The statues and candelabras you see during this Vatican tour date back as far as 3rd Century B.C.
Some of the masterpieces in this gallery were designed after the cartoons drawn by Raphael. Look out for a tapestry that includes a spectacular optical illusion.
This is a true highlight of the Vatican Museums. On display here are incredible frescoes of maps.
Decorated for Pope Julius II by the hand of Raphael, your next stop on your Vatican group tour is to the apartments adorned in Raphael’s priceless frescos, including his glorious "School of Athens”.
Visit the rooms that once served as the apartments of Pope Alexander VI. With all the scandal around this pope and his family, you'll wish these walls could talk.
The pièce de résistance of the Vatican Museums is the Sistine Chapel. Witness Michelangelo's masterpiece in person.
The most important church in all of Christendom, the home of the papacy and one of the most remarkable buildings ever built. There’s no better place to wrap up your Vatican tour.
One of Gian Lorenzo Bernini's most celebrated works sits in the center of the Basilica. Marvel at the gorgeous dome - directly below it is St. Peter's tomb.
One of the hidden treasures of St. Peter's is a statue celebrated today as one of the greatest ever made and also the only works of art ever signed by Michelangelo.
Before we say "arrivederci", learn about St. Peter's Square from the balcony of St. Peter's Basilica.
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Q: Will the Vatican Museums be crowded during this tour?
A: The Vatican is often slow in the late afternoon, but there is a chance the museums may be crowded while we are inside.
Q: Do I have to bring anything?
A: Students that book our Vatican tours for a student price MUST bring their student ID. It is required at the start of the tour.
Q: Does the Vatican ever experience unexpected closures?
A: During State visits or special religious events, parts of the Vatican may be closed unexpectedly. If an area normally covered on a tour is closed, our guide will still provide explanations of the closed areas from outside. Plus, we will show you an extra site or gallery to compensate.
Q: I have some doubts about my mobility. What do you suggest?
A: If you have any doubts about your mobility, we strongly suggest you take a Vatican Private Tour.
In front of Caffé Vaticano on Viale Vaticano, 100. This is across the street from the Vatican Museum Entrance. Your guide will be there holding a sign that says “The Roman Guy.”
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The Roman Guy offers a full refund on Group Tour cancellations made more than 72 hours prior to your tour taking place. Cancellations made within 72 hours of your tour taking place cannot be refunded but we will do our best to accommodate you on another tour or date, pending availability.
The Roman Guy offers a full refund on Private Tour cancellations made more than 7 days prior to your tour taking place. Cancellations made within 7 days of your tour taking place cannot be refunded but we will do our best to accommodate you on another tour or date, pending availability.
Be prepared to be walking or on your feet for the duration of the tour. If that makes you nervous due to a physical condition, contact us for more information or go with a private tour that will move at your pace. Thanks!
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I took the Roman Guy “Skip-the-Line” Vatican Tour with Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica. I loved that our tour guide was knowledgeable and had I took the Roman Guy “Skip-the-Line” Vatican Tour with Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica. I loved that our tour guide was knowledgeable and had a great sense of humor. I’ve been on various tours throughout Europe and this one was my favorite! Beautiful place and our tour guide always went out of her way to ensure that we got the most out of the visit...more
Our group tour was fantastic and would reccamend to anyone visiting Rome. Our guide was very informative but not overwhelmingly so. This was my secondOur group tour was fantastic and would reccamend to anyone visiting Rome. Our guide was very informative but not overwhelmingly so. This was my second time using The Roman Guy and will use again for future visits to Rome...more
Our tour guide Faby was excellent and so knowledgeable and lots of fun. A very enjoyable day! I have booked two more tours with the Roman Guy and highOur tour guide Faby was excellent and so knowledgeable and lots of fun. A very enjoyable day! I have booked two more tours with the Roman Guy and highly recommend them...more
We had a wonderful tour of the Vatican, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's. Our guide was Raf. She was wonderful. She was informative, interesting, delighWe had a wonderful tour of the Vatican, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's. Our guide was Raf. She was wonderful. She was informative, interesting, delightful and passionate about her job! We have been to the Vatican before, but we learned so much from this tour. I highly recommend it !..more
We did the Vatican with Sistine Chapel and St Peters Basilica tour. Anna was an amazing tour guide. Her knowledge and enthusiasm for history and art wWe did the Vatican with Sistine Chapel and St Peters Basilica tour. Anna was an amazing tour guide. Her knowledge and enthusiasm for history and art was exceptional. Well done The Roman Guy for making our time in Rome extra special. Highly recommend!..more