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Address: Via Santamaura 14/B, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
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+39 334 727 3299
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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What a Life Tours is the perfect melting pot of people from all over the...

What a Life Tours is the perfect melting pot of people from all over the world, which makes us unique towards others. We have an insiders understanding of different cultures them being our direct background, relying on this as a fundament of our strength in delivering tours. This is your chance to get your vacations optimized and gain more then just a tour, but an experience as eternal as this City.

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Vatican Tour

My sister and I had a wonderful tour today of the Vatican and St Peters with Grant and he was an amazing guide. We wouldn't have learnt so much with anyone else, he was amazing... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Miriam B
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Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My sister and I had a wonderful tour today of the Vatican and St Peters with Grant and he was an amazing guide. We wouldn't have learnt so much with anyone else, he was amazing! Highly recommend!

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WhatALifeToursTeam, Front Office Manager at What a Life Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your 5 star review of Grant and your Vatican tour. Sounds like you had an amazing time. He really is a fantastic guide and seems to be able to blend the right amount of humour with history to create an amazing tour. Enjoy the rest of your time in Rome. We will be sure to share... More 

Princeton, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Did the 2.5 hour tour with Grant and he was an amazing tour guide. He is really knowledgeable on art , history, and Rome. Also one of the first art tours I did, where I wasn't bored for even a second! Thanks Grant!

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WhatALifeToursTeam, Front Office Manager at What a Life Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 star review! Yes Grant has a knack of making his tours not only fun, but making history interesting. He is one of the city's most sought after guides and we feel very lucky to have him on our team. We will definitely pass on your fantastic feedback to him. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mario was excellent. We learned so much about art, history, and Christianity. Plus, we really enjoyed his company. He is personable and has a good sense of humor. Highly recommend!

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WhatALifeToursTeam, Front Office Manager at What a Life Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your 5 star review on Mario and the Vatican tour. He is quite the character, so we understand why you enjoyed his tour so much. We will be sure to share this great feedback with him. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in Rome. More 

Stinson Beach, California
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very fortunate that we were the only two visitors for this tour and, of course, having Giuliano as our guide to enrich the tour! He, as an art historian, was very informative and engaging as well as personable and attentive. As we are docents at a museum, we very much appreciated his extensive knowledge of the subjects with... More 

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WhatALifeToursTeam, Front Office Manager at What a Life Tours, responded to this review

How fortunate you were to be just the two of you on your Colosseum Underground tour! And to have Giuliano as your guide. He is one of our most sort after Colosseum guides as his knowledge is second to none. We actually get many people wanting to request him for their tour, as their friends of friends had had him... More 

Manila, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed our tour at the Vatican and the Sistine Chapel. Our tour guide Toni (not sure if I spelled it right) gave us all the interesting details to know about the places we visited. Since we were in a small group of 6, it was so comfortable to just ask her questions that came to our head and... More 

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WhatALifeToursTeam, Front Office Manager at What a Life Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with others on TripAdvisor! You have certainly come to Rome at a perfect time. March sees the start of Spring in the city and its the perfect time to travel! In just a few months, you won't be able to move inside the museums. We are so pleased you enjoyed your tour with Toni,... More 

Stinson Beach, CA
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We caught Ana at 0730 on a Friday... she was wide awake, and kept us in the same state for the next 3 !/2 hours... through a quiet and uncrowded Sisttine Chapel, and into the Vatican Museum. Her passion for Michelangelo was only exceeded by the enthusiasm she shared for almost every object and exhibit we saw. Her depth of... More 

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WhatALifeToursTeam, Front Office Manager at What a Life Tours, responded to this review

Dear John, Thank you for your fantastic 5 Star review on Ana and the 'Early Entrance' Vatican tour. Ana is certainly an enthusiastic guide with so much energy, even at 7:30am! We totally agree that her depth of knowledge seems unfathomable, which is why she is one of our most sought after tour guides. We will be sure to share... More 

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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I took the Vatican City tour with Grant and absolutely loved it! We were greeted with coffee and breakfast at their office before heading across the street to the Vatican. We had a small group (8+Grant) and it was perfect. Grant was incredibly knowledgeable and passionate about the art and history of Rome and Catholicism. While the... More 

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WhatALifeToursTeam, Front Office Manager at What a Life Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your 5 Star review. We love hearing that you have thoroughly enjoyed your Vatican Tour experience with Grant. He is one of Rome's most popular guides so I can understand why you had a fantastic time. Its true, his knowledge of the museums, is second to none. We really appreciate your recommending us to others and do... More 

Williamsburg, Virginia
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25 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the Vatican tour with Grant and could not have been happier. We met at the shop and we're greeted with orange juice and croissants (an unexpected surprise). We were also given a wonderful book with photos of the Sistine chapel where no pictures are allowed. Grant walked us to the Vatican entrance and helped us navigate the crowds.... More 

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WhatALifeToursTeam, Front Office Manager at What a Life Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your 5 Star review! We always love to hear how much you enjoyed your tour with Grant. Yes, we like to offer our clients a complimentary breakfast in the mornings as we know its an early start and there is quite a bit of walking involved. Grant certainly has thorough knowledge of the Vatican museums and can... More 

Carmel, California
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our tour guide Carlotta was exceptional! She was insightful, enthusiastic, professional, and entertaining and one of my favorite tour guides in 40 years of travel.

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WhatALifeToursTeam, Front Office Manager at What a Life Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your 5 Star Review! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your tour of the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel with Carlotta! She is personally one of my favourite guides in Rome and her knowledge of history is second to none and by the sounds of it, with over 40 years travel experience you have seen... More 

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21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the pleasure of visiting the Vatican Museums and St Peters with Daniella. She was beyond excellent. As a former Rome art history student, I had high expectations of the tour and really wanted my boyfriend (new to Rome) to come away with all the fun facts and a deep sense of awe. We were not disappointed. Daniella was... More 

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WhatALifeToursTeam, Front Office Manager at What a Life Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for the fantastic feedback on Daniella and experience of the Early Entrance Vatican tour. We are so pleased to hear that she exceeded your expectations. She is certainly a wealth of knowledge and seems to be able to blend the right amount of humour with history to create an unforgettable experience. I will be sure to share your... More 

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