The Vatican Museums are full of incredible art, outstanding architecture, and dripping in history. The Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel are simply exciting to visit. Definitely, is an awe-inspiring experience, as centuries worth of frescoes, sculptures, and paintings gaze down at you. The Sistine Chapel ceiling is certainly one of mankind’s most amazing accomplishments and you do not want to miss out on any of its magnificence.
Small group of 15 pax or fewer
Brunch in a local farmer market
Vatican Museums ticket entry included
Priority access to the Museum
Our Vatican City tour begins with a visit to the Vatican Museums, one of the top things to do in Rome. You will skip the line, so that you have more time to discover great works of art by Michelangelo and Raphael.
Explore works of art in the Pio-Clementino Museum and walk along the Gallery of the Tapestries and the Gallery of the Maps. The 80 meters-long Gallery of the Tapestries got is name after the elaborate Flemish tapestries that drape its walls. The 120 metrs-long Gallery of the Maps, painted between 1580 and 1585, takes its name from the 40 maps frescoed on the walls, representing the Italian regions and papal properties at the time of Pope Gregory XIII. Vatican Museums visit includes many others point of interest, such as Raphael’s frescoes.
Our Vatican Museums tour continues to one of the most awesome places to see in Rome, the Sistine Chapel. An absolute must-see in Rome, our guide will tell you about amazing works of art, including Michelangelo’s The Last Judgement, the largest fresco ever painted by one man. Michelangelo‘s frescoes in Sistine Chapel ceiling are some of the greatest works of art in the world and an important landmark of High Renaissance art. He started to paint the ceiling decades after the chapel had been built and he didn’t paint his famous scene of The Last Judgement until 25 years after the ceiling.
Saint Peter’s Basilica
From the Sistine Chapel, you will go straight into the church without exit the Museums thanks to the Priority Access. The new security procedures allows you to save you a 20 minute walk from the Museums to the Basilica along with the usual long line to get into the church.
Saint Peter’s Basilica is an artwork of Renaissance architecture and one of the largest churches in the world. A visit to Saint Peter’s Basilica is essential to your Rome itinerary. Once in the Basilica, you will enjoy a full guided tour. Its lavish interior contains many spectacular works of art, including three of Italy’s most celebrated masterpieces: Michelangelo’s Pietà, his soaring dome, and Bernini’s baldachin over the papal altar.
“Do as the Romans do”
After the tour, we will be glad to treat you with some Italian food delicacies. We will go to a local farmer market to taste some “Tiella”, a regional food specialty.
Licensed English speaking guide
Small group of 15 pax or fewer
Vatican Museums ticket
Priority access to the Museums
Brunch at a farmer market
Headset radio system
Shuttle service to and from the Hotel (we can provide extra charge)
Any additional services not previously listed
Visitors must wear clothing that covers shoulders and knees. Please wear comfortable shoes: this a walking tour.
The tour will take place with a minimum number of 12 pax.