Vatican Museums Group Tour
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Vatican Museums Group Tour

Vatican Museums group tour Tickets included (Skip the line access). This walking group tour offers a view of the Catholic world of Vatican. You will visit with a professional guide the Vatican Museums including Sistine Chapel, Raphael’s Rooms, Gallery of the Tapestries, Gallery of Maps and St. Peter’s Basilica.

Tour Duration:  3 Hours

Visiting:

  • Vatican Museums
  • Sistine Chapel
  • Raphael’s Rooms
  • Gallery of Maps
  • Gallery of the Tapestries
  • St. Peter’s Basilica

The Vatican is known all over the world as the central governing body of the Catholic Church, our tour of the Vatican focuses on the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica. After a brief historical introduction about the Vatican Museums, we will enter the Candelabra Gallery, which houses roman sculptures and frescoed ceilings. Then you will continue in the Gallery of the Tapestries, where you will stare at the beautiful tapestries of the 6th century by the Flemish artists. Next will be the extraordinary Gallery of Maps, a series of painted topographical maps of Italy each depicting a region as well as a perspective view of its most prominent city at the time. In the Sistine Chapel you will see the “Creation” and the “Last Judgment”, believed to be Michelangelo’s masterpieces in painting. Although Michelangelo’s majestic work of art draws the attention, the Chapel is also decorated with frescoes by other great artists such as Botticelli, Perugino, Ghirlandaio and Luca Signorelli, painted on the side walls. From the Sistine Chapel there is a beautiful staircase designed by Bernini leading inside the Basilica of St. Peter. Here we will show you other works by Michelangelo, such as the famous Pietà and the magnificent dome. In the massive Basilica are also located other works by Bernini, such as the Baldachin, mosaic sets and monuments erected in honor of the Popes. All of those represent the history of the papacy and the development of the Roman Church.  In St. Peter’s Basilica it is possible to visit the grave of the popes as well as to climb up to the top of the dome, from where you will surely enjoy a beautiful sight of Rome.

The tour includes:

  • Expert tour guide
  • Tickets for the Vatican Museums and reservation fees, Skip the Line Access
  • Direct entrance to St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Headsets

The tour does not include:

  • Transfer from/to hotel
  • Everything not listed under “the tour includes”

Notes:

  • IMPORTANT: On Wednesday, for the Papal Audience,visit is excluded inside the Basilica of St. Peter.
  • Infants aged 0-5: Free. Reduced tickets for children aged 6-17 and E.U. students aged 18-25 with Valid ID.
  • The tour does not take place on sunday.
  • You will receive the reservation voucher with complete information about the meeting point.

    142 reviews for Vatican Museums group tour

    1. 5 out of 5

      We felt out tour guide was very informative and really liked her job. We were able to ask question and gave us plenty of to see everything. We were very lucky to have hear as a tour guide.

    2. 5 out of 5

      Amazing!!!Very prompt, superb guides, and easy meeting spots! Would recommend this tour company to everyone I know.

    3. 5 out of 5

      We had an excellent tour with Francesco. He is very knowledgeable and directed us to the most important things to see. Answered all questions and most importantly made it all worthwhile!

    4. 5 out of 5

      The Tour was wonderful, very interesting day in Vatican city.

    5. 5 out of 5

      Enrico is a great guide. He is passionate about his subject, very well prepared and very expressive. He brought the history to life. Thank you!!!

    6. 5 out of 5

      I would recommend this tour to anyone as you are give such excellent information, and are able to by-pass the queues to enter

    7. 5 out of 5

      A must do tour if you are in Rome. You get to see everything in Vatican City. It is worth the money because the history here is too much to grasp without a tour guide.Massimo was a great tour guide. Really great experience

    8. 5 out of 5

      Very thorough knowledgeable and friendly. We would not have understood and of the art history or stories without our tour guide

    9. 5 out of 5

      The tour guide was knowledgeable and personable.

    10. 5 out of 5

      So value for money guide, helpful, friendly and totally knowledgeable.

    11. 5 out of 5

      Our tour guide was Michela. She was friendly, professional and very knowledgeable. Some people draw you in because they are easy to listen to which was how it was with Michela. Obviously there were many people at the Vatican but the group moved around easily without rushing. This was our first visit to Rome and one made especially memorable due to the quality of the information shared during this experience. Thank you to Michela

    12. 5 out of 5

      Excellent tour

    13. 5 out of 5

      Our tour guide Federica was very helpful and very very knowledgeable!

    14. 5 out of 5

      I would highly recommend the Vatican group tour; it was extremely informative and our tour guide was very organized, friendly, and provided a wealth of information.

    15. 5 out of 5

      Susanna was super. She personally took me under her wing and made sure I was doing okay. She made history come alive.

    16. 5 out of 5

      Excellent and knowledgeable tour guide. Thank you definitely recommended.

    17. 5 out of 5

      Donatella was a fantastic tour guide, very knowledgeable and insightful. I would take this tour again in a heartbeat.

    18. 5 out of 5

      Serena was a very good guide, bravely fighting the crowds at the Vatican Museums trying to show us the most important sites despite the pandemonium around.

    19. 5 out of 5

      Our guide Francesco was great. His professional knowledge and good presentation skills made this tour unforgettable.

    20. 5 out of 5

      Our tour guide had an excellent background in art history. He was very entertaining as well as interesting. Would recommend to anyone

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