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What a Life Tours

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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...more
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Via Santamaura 14/B, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
+39 334 727 3299
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Reviewed today

This was an outstanding tour! We heard many horror stories about lines and crowds at the Vatican, we never felt it for a second. Grant navigated this tour efficiently and confidently the entire time. He was extremely knowledgable, a delight and very engaging! Get to...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Hi folks ,Without a doubt our Vatican early access tour with Mario and our underground coliseum underground tour with Carlotta were the highlights of our holiday in Rome .Carlotta & Mario were brilliant their enthusiasm and knowledge was amazing and they managed to keep the...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Mario was thorough and fun! We enjoyed this tour very much! I highly recommend. We were a bit rushed through a couple of areas, but we saw everything we needed to see.

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2  Thank Texasfriends
Reviewed 2 days ago

The underground Tour is well worth it. It’s incredible to be able to see and walk around in a place that is nearly 2000 years old! Carlotta (our tour guide) tmdid a fantastic job, taking us back in time and walking us through what each...More

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2  Thank Explore598871
Reviewed 2 days ago

The small group skip the crowd tour is absolutely the way to go. You have to get up a little early but it's worth it. Our guide, Mario, was outstanding. He was very knowledgeable and thoroughly engaging. This tour was the highlight of our trip.More

2  Thank catherine r
Laura_12F, Front Office Manager at What a Life Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are always very grateful to our guests who get up that little bit earlier to take advantage of entering the museums a full hour before the general public, what a difference this makes! We love the early bird Vatican tour as do our expert...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Oh my! What a wonderful tour! I can’t say enough about our tour guide, Val! She is the absolute best! Once we got to the Colosseum, we joined with another group, making the total in our group 20. This is after hours so it was...More

1  Thank stampartist
Reviewed 3 days ago

Thank You to our 2 guides Ana & Carlotta who made our short visit to the Eternal City truly memorable. As we had only one day we did both the Early Morning Vatican Tour & the Underground Colosseum Tour on the same day. While it...More

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1  Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 3 days ago

This tour was the best we could have hoped for. Valeria was so knowledgeable in Roman history, the Vatican and our favorite, the Sistine Chapel. In the past we were unable to spend any length of time in the chapel and going in early we...More

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1  Thank Stacey H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very early start time but they had cappuccinos and pastries upon arrival. Request the guide Mario. Very knowledgeable, funny and easy on the eyes.More

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Laura_12F, Front Office Manager at What a Life Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Mario is on a roll and guests can't seem to get enough of his Early Access Vatican tour, he is incredibly theatrical which we believe to be a great quality in a guide as it helps him narrate Roman history in a manner which is...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We are a family of four (kids 12 and 14) and did the Vatican early morning tour yesterday with Val, and the Colosseum underground tour today with Vincent. Val was extremely knowledgeable with an excellent sense of humour which kept us entertained throughout the trip....More

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Laura_12F, Front Office Manager at What a Life Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Both Vincenzo and Valeria are superb guides and their passion for Rome is as endless as their energy! The Vatican Museums, being some of the most famous in the world, have been unusually busy this year which is fabulous for business such as ours, but...More

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16 July 2018|
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Response from Laura_12F | Property representative |
Dear cmsheerin, We do offer Vatican Tours all year around, please visit our website for more details and availability. Kind Regards, Maria
Melanie C
9 June 2018|
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Response from Laura_12F | Property representative |
That's great, thank you Lorraine and Henk for helping out Melanie! I was just going to write you the title of the book, we are thrilled to hear you enjoyed the Colosseum Underground Tour with Carlotta, have a great... More
Melanie C
9 June 2018|
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