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Official Vatican Tour -- in english on Saturdays??

Official Vatican Tour -- in english on Saturdays??

Jan 26th, 2007, 08:57 AM
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Official Vatican Tour -- in english on Saturdays??

we were hoping to tour the vatican (official tour, with the faxed reservation, etc) on a saturday. we saw something suggesting that saturday tours are in italian only. can anyone confirm that one way or the other? thanks!
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Jan 26th, 2007, 09:05 AM
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Touring the museum,the city-state,the gardens, or one of the two Scavi tours?
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Jan 26th, 2007, 09:15 AM
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sorry -- i mean the museum
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Jan 26th, 2007, 09:44 AM
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found the answer! the 11:15 saturday tour is the only one that is italian only. the other saturday official tour is at 10:30
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Jan 26th, 2007, 09:48 AM
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What time of year are you going? I believe the first tour on Sat. (10:30) is in English.I don't think they do the Sat. tours in winter.
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Jan 26th, 2007, 09:49 AM
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You beat mre to the answer. At least I didn't steer you wrong.
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Mar 12th, 2007, 09:13 PM
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I am visiting Rome/Vatican on 3rd/4th April. I am trying to send a fax to Vatican guided tours but it does not go through. I guess country code is 379. Also is Wed will be papal audience on 4th April ? if so tue afternoon tour will work better for us. Wondering which private tour to book to avoid lines if Vatican tour does not go through?
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Mar 12th, 2007, 09:25 PM
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Are you dialing 011 379 and then the number?
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Mar 13th, 2007, 05:43 AM
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Fax just went through, Area code should be 39 not 379.
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Mar 13th, 2007, 03:49 PM
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We are going to Rome and want to tour the Vatican on April 14th. What's the chance of getting a tour of the museum/Sistene Chapel (Official guided tour)? If I send a fax tomorrow will I know soon? How will I know if I need to make other arrangements if I don't hear before I leave? Is this tour as good, almost as good as a private tour or is it worth it to pay the extra $? Thanks.
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Mar 24th, 2007, 07:34 PM
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Hi,
I researched some tours and Vaticen City Tour is cheapest and you bypass all lines. I am keeping an option open as last minute with http://www.vatican-tours.com/
I also read I can get confrimation only 2-4 days earlier.
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Mar 25th, 2007, 03:19 AM
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Actually you may only get the confirmation the day before the requested tour date and time.
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Apr 14th, 2007, 07:40 PM
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Hi,
Just returned from Europe Trip.
Got confirmation of Vatican City guided tour 1 day before to Hotel by fax. Helped to skip ahead of 3 hr long line. Very detailed tour.
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