“…was I only dreaming? ”This perhaps will be your thought at the end of our tour: a full immersion in Art and Faith Masterpieces of the Vatican City. Second largest collection of Art in the world, yet inestimable Heritage! Incomparable variety and fascinating Beauty in the heart of the Catholic Church! 5 Million visitors every year. Make sure you don’t miss this unforgettable experience. Avoid long lines and make your way through with us.
Discover the Treasures of the Vatican Museums with our 3 hours tour. Follow your personal guide that will make you feel comfortable, answering your questions and reviving Life and Story of absolute Masters of Art: the Grace of Raphael, the Power of Michelangelo, the Magic of the Baroque of Bernini.
You will find us at the Entrance of the Museums, ready to walk you straight through skipping any possible line! You will visit the Main Courtyard, the famous Galleries of the Tapestries and of the Geographical Maps, will discover the Raphael Rooms featuring the “School of Athens”, frescoed by the famous Prince of Painters when he was only 25!
Then you will indulge in the Temple of Art: the Sistine Chapel. Where the titanic Genius of Michelangelo has represented the most impressive cycle of fresco paintings of the whole western Civilization!!
By using a “guides only” passageway in a few steps we will reach St. Peter’s Basilica. A place of Pilgrimage and Art like no others in the world where you can admire the delicate Pieta from Michelangelo, step by the Tombs of the recently canonized popes John Paul II and John XXIII. Then reach the Papal Altar, Heart of the Church yet absolute masterpiece of Baroque Art in Rome.
The tour will end outside of the Basilica, facing St Peter’s Square where your guide will point out the Loggia of the Benedictions (where the newly elected Popes salute the crowd) and more highlights. Before saying goodbye you can enjoy more tips and suggestions useful for your stay in the Eternal Town!
|Inclusions||Skip the line entrance and an expert licensed guide only for you. Tickets are not included|
|Itinerary||Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, Raphael's Rooms, St. Peter's Basilica|
|Operating days||Everyday except Sundays|
|Meeting point||Entrance of the Vatican Museums. All details will be given to you after the booking|
|Dressing code||Dress code for both men and women requires shoulders and knees to be covered. Shorts and skirts are fine but below knees. Do not bring large items (e.g. large bags, backpacks, long umbrellas, tripod...) on tour because they are not permitted in Vatican Museums|
|Activity level||Suitable for everybody|
|Accessibility||The Vatican Museums are completly accessible. A especially designed tour for wheelchairs is available.|