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Farmers’ Market Shopping with Roman Full Course Class | SharedSource seasonal ingredients from a market, bring them together to make true Italian cuisine, and then sit back and savor your culinary creations. Buon appetito!
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Why Choose It?
- Discover all the Vatican's treasures while your kids seek out their own.
- Meet the Great Masters' works in person and in a way your kids will love.
- Have all your questions answered by our experienced, family-friendly guide.
It’s a concern we hear all too often: you’re planning on visiting the Vatican during your trip to Rome, of marvelling at Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel, exploring its Museums and seeing Saint Peter’s Basilica, but you’re worried about the experience not being family-friendly. Fortunately, you’ve come to the right place. Our treasure hunt at the Vatican for kids engages and entertains your little travelers, enthralling them with its fascinating history and awe-inspiring art.
After getting in straight away with skip-the-line tickets, you and your kids-friendly guide will have run of the Vatican, following the clues and riddles that reveal its hidden secrets and uncover its artistic masterpieces. There’s no better way to introduce children to the western world’s greatest collection of art than with a fun and knowledgeable guide who brings artworks to life through beguiling stories and gamified activities.
Experience an engaging, educational tour of the Vatican Museums for kids
Your treasure hunt at the Vatican will take you on an odyssey through Greek and Roman mythology. Encounter the tragic figure of Laocoon and his Sons tangled up in the clutches of a sea serpent – a vital stop on their trail. Marvel at the mystifying optical illusions that jump out at you in the Gallery of Tapestries – another section of the Vatican Museums that’s always a hit with young eyes.
As you make your way through the ornate halls and statue-lined corridors of the Vatican Museums, your guide will explain the strange idiosyncracies of the Vatican City such as the secrets of the Papal Conclave and the story behind the smoking chimney.
Stop off at the Sistine Chapel to marvel in its magnificence
Michelangelo’s stunning Sistine Chapel is another essential stop on this Vatican for kids tour. Admire its sublime ceiling frescoes, learning all about this artistic masterpiece and asking your private guide any burning questions you have, while your kids are enthralled trying to spot its main characters.
Our expert guides are well versed in making the visit entertaining for them and educational for you, balancing the experience so everyone gets the most out of it. Check out the video below to see Salvatore in action as he brings Michelangelo’s characters to life for these kids!
Explore Saint Peter’s Basilica: the heart of the Christian world
Our last stop is the resplendent Saint Peter’s Basilica. Home to several treasures of its own, including Bernini’s Baldachin and a series of stunning mosaics, the Eternal City’s most important church is eternally captivating for kids. For reasons that endlessly fascinate and entertain parents, they love nothing more than learning it’s the size of two football fields!
A private treasure hunt at the Vatican for kids tour is the perfect way to introduce your children to Rome. They will come away having had fun but also having learnt about art, religion, and history.
- Itinerary:Vatican MuseumsSistine ChapelSaint Peter's BasilicaSaint Peter's Square
- Included:Skip-the-line entranceKids friendly guideTreasure hunt kitThemed gift for every young adventurer
- Wheelchair accessible:Yes. (Itinerary may differ).
- Meeting Point:Hotel Lobby or outside the entrance to the Vatican Museums (Viale Vaticano)
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Our guides are fluent in English and have a contagious passion for the inspiring cultural heritage of our Italian cities. Experts in their fields, they will immerse you in the hidden histories and intriguing lives of history's great protagonists. So much to see, so easy to miss out: with the help of our guides, visit the most absorbing sites and uncover the stories that have changed the world. Don't miss this fascinating journey!
A great evening with Marcos. I always wanted to know how to make the perfect pizza and gelato. Here, Marco the expert will show you how. It was a great participation event with lots... read moreI always wanted to know how to make the perfect pizza and gelato. Here, Marco the expert will show you how. It was a great participation event with lots of laughs, and we all got to sit down together afterwards to eat our creations. This is a great event for adults and children alike. Narco and his team are a credit to the company. read less - 12/05/2021
Exceeding Expectations in Unexpected Location This is an essential tour. After many trips to Rome this is an excursion we were excited to take. Our expectations were exceeded. Sara was great and made the tour... read moreThis is an essential tour. After many trips to Rome this is an excursion we were excited to take. Our expectations were exceeded. Sara was great and made the tour special. She has a great personality and is engaging. The chef, assistant, and team at Castel Gandolfo were all terrific to work with.
If there is one thing to do when visiting Rome after the major sites and time around the city, take this trip. read less - 12/03/2021
Geeking out at The Vatican Rosi was our guide for the experience and she was A+. Not just knowledgeable but also passionate and a great story teller. She was patient w questions and made the... read moreRosi was our guide for the experience and she was A+. Not just knowledgeable but also passionate and a great story teller. She was patient w questions and made the overall experience incredibly fun. read less - 11/30/2021
The 2 villas of Tivoli We did the Private tour of Villa D'Este and Villa Adriana in Tivoli. The driver picked us up from the hotel in Rome and drove to the Villa Adriana, where... read moreWe did the Private tour of Villa D'Este and Villa Adriana in Tivoli. The driver picked us up from the hotel in Rome and drove to the Villa Adriana, where our guide, Barbara, met us. Thoroughly versed in ancient history and art history, she was a lively and fascinating guide. Never exhausting or boring, always good company, Barbara clearly loves what she does, sharing her knowledge of Rome and environs and deepening the appreciation of discerning travelers who want to learn about what they see. She was a good sport, because it was a windy rainy day, not ideal for a long day outdoors! I would definitely hire her again. read less - 11/04/2021
Gracious, Knowledgeable, Experienced Walk Inside Rome has the best, most informed guides and they never disappoint!
From the first inquiry through the tour they are also the most gracious and accommodating. Our most... read moreWalk Inside Rome has the best, most informed guides and they never disappoint!
From the first inquiry through the tour they are also the most gracious and accommodating. Our most recent guide at the Vatican was TEO, knowledgeable, friendly, and someone who clearly loves the city of Rome. The owner of WIR, Marilena is hands on, and considers you a friend after the first tour! read less - 11/02/2021
Great Guide and Tour Very impressed and happy - From booking to the tour, everything was very smooth. I had some questions about the tour before booking - sent an email with responses prompt... read moreVery impressed and happy - From booking to the tour, everything was very smooth. I had some questions about the tour before booking - sent an email with responses prompt and the relevant information. We did the early morning Vatican Tour with Walks Inside Rome with our guide Barbara, who was amazing. Spending the extra money was worth the experience of WIR, in depth knowledge of the guide, early access to the Vatican and the path/route to see the highlights and relevant areas of the Vatican. Would highly recommend for anyone to book this tour, and would consider them for other tours next time in Rome! Thanks to the team at WIR and special shout out to Barbara who was so very considerate (my Mom was 89 years old and visiting the Vatican for the first time, making sure my Mom was at the front and able to see everything even though she was a tiny bit slower than everyone else! Grazie Mille! read less - 10/12/2021
Making Pizza & Gelato in Roma This was a fun, educational experience. I enjoy cooking, baking, etc so learning to make authentic Roman style pizza and a simple recipe for gelato is a skill I... read moreThis was a fun, educational experience. I enjoy cooking, baking, etc so learning to make authentic Roman style pizza and a simple recipe for gelato is a skill I can take home! Our chef/instructor, Marco, was enthusiastic and his experience shown through as he explained what and why following the recipes was important. The kitchen space was well equipped and the dining space magical. Next time we’re in Rome (yes we tossed coins in the Trevi Fountain) we will take another course from his organization. read less - 9/27/2021
Don’t go to Italy without using this guide. I have used this company several times and I would never come to Italy and not use their services. They are professional, fun, knowledgable and timely. We have used... read moreI have used this company several times and I would never come to Italy and not use their services. They are professional, fun, knowledgable and timely. We have used them over the course of 10 years when my kids were little to now having teenagers. We have used them in multiple cities and countless tours. I want to go back on a couples trip and take cooking classes. I can’t write enough good things about them but trust me book them
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The locals. Worth every penny. Ciao! read less - 9/26/2021