Vatican Tour: skip the long lines at the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel on a small group.
Duration 2h : 30m
12 participants maximum
Service with guide
Visit one of the world’s greatest art collections with masterpieces by Botticelli, Ghirlandaio, Pinturicchio and Perugino, as well as Michelangelo’s.
Vatican Tour Highlights – Skip the Line and visit the most important sights of Vatican City – Explore some of the 1,400 rooms and 65,000 paintings of the Vatican Museums – Admire old maps and frescoes – Go to the Sistine Chapel and see Michelangelo’s ceiling – Tour in a small group that never exceeds 12 people
Half day tour to the Vatican Museums one of the world’s largest museum complexes, containing some 2,000 rooms that stretch for nearly 9 miles (15 km) inside Vatican City. Skip the line with your small group of no more than 12 people, stroll through the corridors to view the world’s largest private art collection, once intended exclusively for the pope. As your expert guide entertains you with tales of Vatican power and intrigue, you’ll feel the Renaissance works of art come to life. Amble through Raphael’s Rooms, the four interconnecting chambers adorned with paintings by Raphael and his pupils, before visiting the breathtakingly beautiful Sistine Chapel, which is considered the pope’s home chapel. Walk through this sacred Vatican site to see Michelangelo’s astounding frescoes, The Creation of Adam and The Last Judgment. The tour continued with St Peter’s Basilica, step inside to see why it’s so much more than just a church, and gaze in wonder at its awe-inspiring architecture and mosaics, including another Michelangelo masterpiece, La Pietà. Steeped in history, St Peters Basilica is said to stand on the ground where St Peter the Apostle was crucified and buried. The guide will explain the highlights of the basilica and its significance as the holiest place in Christendom. (If the St. Peter Basilica is being used for religious ceremonies or functions such that entry in prohibited, the tour will be given from the outside)
Season validity: The tour is open for all tourism season. Tour starts at 2.30 pm. Departure days: Daily except Sunday
General info: The tour can be changed without notice due to weather and traffic. You can start the tour directly from the meeting point, or use the free collection service from your hotel. Please refer to the Concierge for information about collection schedules. In order to improve the quality of our services and to avoid delays in the collection to each hotel, we kindly ask for your cooperation to be ready at the lobby of your hotel at the scheduled time.
The tour includes:
Skip-the-line access at the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica
Pick-up and drop off service available from hotels in the interior of the Aurelian Walls