Skip-the-line audio-guided tour of the Vatican City and Castel Gandolfo
Activities

Skip-the-line audio-guided tour of the Vatican City and Castel Gandolfo

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian
Availability: Every Saturday
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 10 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Discover the secrets of the Vatican City and enter the Vatican Museums before the crowds arrive
  • Explore the Vatican Gardens with its beautiful grottoes, fountains and monuments
  • Visit the Pope's summer residence at Castel Gandolfo and take part in an audio-guided bus tour of the gardens
What to expect

Take part in a small-group tour of the Vatican City's museums, gardens and villas: with this tour, you'll get to skip the long lines to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel before they open to the public and you'll have the chance to admire the masterpieces by Michelangelo, Raphael and many others without worrying about the crowds.
Your tour assistant will make sure you'll get where you need to go in time and the included audio guide will help you discover all the main sights of the museums as well as the Vatican Gardens. You'll get a stunning view of St. Peter's Basilica from the manicured gardens, you'll admire the grottoes, fountains and other monuments in the grounds. Once your Vatican visit is over your assistant will takw you to the exclusive Vatican train to the Pope's summer residence at Castel Gandolfo. Here you'll take part in an audio-guided bus tour of the gardens and you'll enjoy some free time to walk around at leisure. Travel back to Rome city center and get dropped off at your hotel on arrival.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Pick-up and drop off at hotels inside the Aurelian Walls of Rome
    • Transportation
    • Entrance ticket
    • Tour assistant
    • Audio guide
    What's not included
    • Food and drinks
    • Guided tour
    Where
    Meeting point:
    • Pick up is included within the Aurelian walls. Please contact your local operator to confirm your pick up place and time.
    What to remember
    • Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator. You can find their contact information in the voucher after booking
    • Please note: pick up is included for all accommodations within the Aurelian walls
    • Please remember that a lot of walking is involved: wear comfortable clothes and shoes
    • This tour can only accommodate a maximum of 10 participants
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    When
    • Every Saturday
    • Pick-up starting at 7.30am
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    Provider
    Romaetravel
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 2 days before the experience begins.

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