VATICAN & SISTINE CHAPEL TOUR

3 hours guided tour of the Vatican Musems & Sistine Chapel

Tour Description

Immerse yourself in glorious art!

Our Vatican and Sistine Chapel Tour is a wonderful opportunity to explore the treasures of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica with an accomplished English-speaking guide. Pre-arranged admission means no waiting in long lines, for a relaxed and pleasant outing. A high-quality guided tour means that you’ll be able to fully appreciate the wonders that await you. Arrive at the Vatican Museums and begin your educational tour of the beautiful art objects of the Renaissance, including some of the world’s finest Roman and Greek specimens.

From the Cortile del Belvedere to Lysippos’ statues of Apollo, Laocoon and Apoxyomenos, you’ll marvel at majestic scenes and objects of art. Then it’s on to the Room of the Animals, the Hall of Muses with its famous Torso, the Greek Cross Room, the Gallery of the Candelabra, and the Gallery of Tapestries.

Crossing the Hall of Geographic Maps, you’ll reach the Raphael Rooms. Linger to view the master’s Parnassus, School of Athens and Disputation of the Holy Sacrament.

Via a narrow passageway, you’ll arrive in the Borgia Apartments and the stunning Sistine Chapel. Here are the magnificent frescoes by Michelangelo, Botticelli and Ghirlandaio, known the world over.

Continuing on to the Basilica of St. Peter, you’ll see the intimate and profound Pietà and the Vatican Grottoes, where popes have been laid to rest for generations.

Our final destination on this comprehensive tour is St. Peter's Square, with impressive works by Gian Lorenzo Bernini. Here is the Apostolic Palace, residence of the popes, with its legendary smoking chimney.

The Vatican and Sistine Chapel Tour books quickly, so please don’t hesitate to contact us for information and reservations at [email protected].

Highlights

Sites Visited:
Sistine Chapel, Raphael Rooms, Gallery of candelabra, Mcihelangelo's Pietà, Basilica of St. Peter, Holy Grottoes, Gallery of Maps, Laocoon, Belvedere Apollo, Michelangelo's Creation of Adam, Bernini's Colonnade, Popes Blessing Window and Balcony, Gallery of Tapistries, Spiral Staircase, Belvedere Torso, Greek Croos Room, Sala Rotunda, Borgia Apartments.
Inclusions:
Top-rated English Speaking Tour Guide, Fast-track Entrance

Details & important Info

Duration: 3 hours Operating Days: Everyday, except Sunday Start Time: Anytime from 8 am to 3 pm Meeting Point: You will receive details after reservation

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