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Pope’s Summer Residence & Vatican City: Exclusive Tour

(8 Reviews)

What you'll get

Duration: 9 hours
Easy cancellation: Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
Your day tour begins with a drive from Rome to the pope’s summer residence in Castel Gandolfo – a lovely town overlooking Lake Albano. Afterwards, return to Rome for a visit to the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica.


Highlights :
  • Visit the pope's summer residence in Castel Gandolfo, an exclusive destination recently opened to the public
  • See the Papal Palace and the pope's private gardens
  • Skip the lines and discover the amazing works of art in the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica

Full description :

Includes :
  • Skip-the-line priority access
  • Audio guide for Castel Gandolfo tour
  • Live English speaking guide for Vatican City tour
  • Bus from the meeting point and back
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities

When you get there

Meeting Point
  • Your meeting point is at the bus stop at Via Cavour 224 (take the Metro to the Cavour stop on Line B). Please arrive 25 minutes before the start of your tour, to check-in.

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Know before you go

Please note that the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica have a strict dress code year-round. All visitors must have their shoulders covered and pants/skirts must come to the knee. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes! The Vatican and St. Peter’s Basilica have strict security restrictions. Due to metal detectors at the entrances of most sites it is forbidden to bring the following: • Weapons and blunt objects (knives, long umbrellas, etc.) • Glass bottles, aerosol sprays and alcohol • Bicycles, skates and Segways • Luggage • Pets If you or any member of your party has difficulty with mobility (uses crutches or a wheelchair, etc.) please contact the tour operator in advance. This tour is not wheelchair accessible. Private tours are available to meet these needs, on request. Please note that the meeting point is outside the tour operator's office. For security reasons, no personal belongings may be stored there. Please plan accordingly.

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USD 89.81

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