Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 6 Days in Italy
  2. 2 Just curious--why Airbnb?
  3. 3 Where??-2 night trip from London
  4. 4 First trip to Europe with teens 14 and 15 Spain or Italy?
  5. 5 Trip Report two weeks in England including a mini Fodor get together
  6. 6 Shuttle from CDG into Paris
  7. 7 Advice on Taxis vs Transfers in Santorini
  8. 8 Maybe your worst nighmare...
  9. 9 Spain, Portugal, 10 days family of 7.
  10. 10 London and Paris - 3 days each
  11. 11 UK 5 weeks How Far Can We Go!
  12. 12 Bike rental - Aix en Provence area
  13. 13 Austria & Switzerland- winter or summer!
  14. 14 Trip Report To the top of Europe, and back again.
  15. 15 Have Toddler, Will Travel
  16. 16 Suggestions for driving Cadiz to Zaragosa
  17. 17 Amsterdam Mayor retires
  18. 18 Trip Report Roman (and Florentine, Venetian) Holiday with la Principessa
  19. 19 Stu Tower
  20. 20 Single Female Traveler in Italy
  21. 21 Girl Talk -- Clothing for Amalfi Coast and Rome, 9/28-10/8
  22. 22 Tasting sherry in Jerez
  23. 23 Two weeks in Greece early October
  24. 24 Trip Report Crete Holiday
  25. 25 DeGaulle to the dock at Le Pecq?
View next 25 » Back to the top

Vatican Tour and Scavi Tour - suggestions?

Jump to last reply

Based on several suggestions from family and friends, we reserved a space on the Scavi tour for our upcoming trip to Rome (March 9 -12). Unfortunately, the time of our tour is 15:00 on the 9th (the day we arrive).

We are arriving in Rome early in the day (9AM), but we'd like to make an entire day out of the Vatican City. Our plan was to check in at our hotel (Hotel Giuliana) and then head over to the Vatican City. Unfortunately, the guided tours of the Vatican are only at 8:30, 10:30 and 13:30.

Clearly, we can't do any of those times (as the tours are 2 hours long). So my question is, 1) do we need a guided tour of the Vatican? Are there any other possibilities that are just as good (i.e., walking by ourselves, using an audioguide, etc.) and

2) Can I change my time with the Scavi tour? Has anyone ever tried to do that?

Any suggestions or insights are welcome. Thanks so much!

9 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement