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. 4 out of 5

      The tour was fantastic, very informative and Vanya our guide was fabulous. Very keen to ensure we had the best possible time.

    2. 4 out of 5

      very knowledgeable and was very well organised. Monica managed the whole tour very well and it was a pleasure.

    3. 5 out of 5

      Very informative tour in a very small group (only 5 people!). Very nice, professional guide. Serena did a very good job, it was never boring. The tour was as described and we went past the lines without having to wait at all. Really recommend it.

    4. 5 out of 5

      We saw it all, wow! Very knowledgeable looked after us very nicely. Perfect English respectful of relics and the environment.

    5. 5 out of 5

      The tour was brilliant. I understood everything he told me and he explained everything so well.There were no longer queues and everything was fine on time. We also stopped for a food and coffee break. I would definitely recommend this tour.

    6. 5 out of 5

      Serena is a great tour guide highly recommended, we thoroughly enjoyed our time during this tour

    7. 5 out of 5

      Barbara was a great tour guide

    8. 5 out of 5

      Very knowledgeable guide. Didnt feel rushed, and great opportunity to take photos where permitted. Thank you!

    9. 5 out of 5

      Great tour!!!!!

    10. 5 out of 5

      Very wonderful tour. Fantastic guide, very intelligent and friendly to all in the group. A beautiful way to see Vatican city

    11. 5 out of 5

      Excellent tour guide, sorry cant remember her name but knew everything about the Vatican. Well worth the money. Thank you.

    12. 5 out of 5

      Took Vatican tour, Was fantastic. guide Nina was brilliant – lots of info really knew the subject well and fun also. Would definitely recommend.

    13. 5 out of 5

      Our tour guide Michela was excellent. She provided informative and interesting information in regards to the tour and best of all we did not need to wait in the line to access the Vatican which is a huge positive

    14. 5 out of 5

      Excellent tour. Guide was very knowledgeable. We enjoyed the tour very much.

    15. 5 out of 5

      Tour of the Vatican was well worth the cost as you got to see all the major areas of the museums, as well as information being provided as you went around. Also the queue jump gained through taking the tour was beneficial so not to waste your time in Rome.

    16. 5 out of 5

      Barbara was a great tour guide

    17. 5 out of 5

      Our tour guide Elena was one of the most passionate entertaining guides we have encountered on our trips. We learnt so much she delivered it in such a great way. After giving us interesting information at the start of the tour we understood more of the history as we continued onwards. She was an absolute joy to listen too made the tour so enjoyable. Please pass on our thanks.

    18. 5 out of 5

      Very good tour I wish we had done the morning tour due to the business. The guide had a real knack in the Vatican and gave a thorough tour without being boring. Would Recommend it again

    19. 5 out of 5

      Amazing tour!!!Great guide and very interesting information.

    20. 5 out of 5

      A very informative guide at a pleasant pace, showing the main aspects of the tour with amazing knowledge of the surroundings.

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