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Skip the line: Private Tour Vatican Museums for kids and families

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    Stop At: Vatican Museums, Viale Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City Italy

    Duration: 2 hours

    Runs: Every day Except Sunday

    Start Time: PM: 2.30

    This tour includes:

    Sistine Chapel

    Pinecone Courtyard

    Galleries of the Candelabra, Tapestries and Maps

    Skip the line for the Basilica (tour of the church not included, only skip the line for it)

    Art, Tourism and Kids: 3 words that we want to work well together! This Vatican Tour is Kid Friendly and designed for families with parents who love art but are fearful of boring their children.


    ONLY Private

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Sistine Chapel, 00120, Vatican City

    Michelangelo's frescos!

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: St. Peter's Basilica, Piazza di San Pietro, 00120 Vatican City Italy

    You will skip the line to the church and then visit it on your own, IMPORTANT: Please remember that St. Peter’s is a church and there may be changes in opening and closing times according to last minute celebrations. In the case that it is not possible to visit the Church, you will visit extra areas of the museums such as the Raphael Rooms.

    Duration: 15 minutes
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Our Joy of Rome Vatican tour with Marta couldn’t have been better. She is extremely knowledgeable and conscientious. Our sixteen year old daughter appreciated her approachability and level of engagement. We had an Ancient Rome tour the day before and a tour of St. Peter’s...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank cosgriff
    Reviewed 7 July 2019

    Allessandra was amazing. On a hot day with a huge crowd, she navigated us through the museum and educated us along the way. She was delightful and knowledgable. My kids (13, 12, and 10) enjoyed her as well. Joy of Rome is a gem.

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank M68HOjanes
    Reviewed 4 July 2019

    We had a wonderful experience with Joy of Rome starting with the communication in booking our tour. They were very responsive and helpful. Silvia, our guide for the private Vatican was amazing!! She was friendly, engaging and extremely knowledgeable. We would highly recommend Joy of...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank 768ctk
    Reviewed 20 April 2019 via mobile

    We had seen the Vatican before with a typical Viator group tour, and frankly, were left disappointed, having been cattled and bored with random trivia for three hours. Arianna and Joy of Rome was a huge breath of fresh air! Our kids were so engaged...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank Jane H
    Reviewed 29 October 2018

    Francesca was our guide on Wednesday for our private tour (my 9 year old daughter and myself) and she was WONDERFUL. We had had an early start, with a morning at the Papal Audience so my daughter was already tired but Francesca pitched the tour...More

    Date of experience: October 2018
    Thank Divercat35
    JoyofRome, Proprietario at Joy of Rome Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

    I believe Francesca had more fun that your daughter had with that mummy!! she told us too! we are often asked if we're ever tired of the same tours, and the answer is always no! we get never tired of meeting people like you and...More

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