Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and Saint Peter Basilica

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Tour Number

Activity Level

415277


Categories

First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture, Religious Heritage

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
Please write me in advance if you're walking with a stick or if you need to have a wheel chair.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (advanced), Italian (fluent), Spanish (fluent)

Skip the line and enjoy Vatican


I'm leading you into one of the most fascinating places in the world full of history and art.
This tour allows you to discover the big treasures kept in Vatican Museums such as the Tapestry Gallery, Pinacoteca Vaticana, Raphael's rooms and Borgia Apartments. We visit together the amazing Sistine Chapel admiring the Michelangelo's frescos and we will finish into the impressive Saint Peter Basilica.

Itinerary

This tour takes you on a real journey through the time and the art.
I'll lead you toward the fascinating galleries of the Vatican Museums such as the Map's gallery and the Tapestries Gallery.
We will cover the Pinacoteca Vaticana and the Contemporary Art Museum as well (oh yes, Vatican has a contemporary art museum!).
Then, we enter into the beautiful atmosphere of Raphael's room painted by Raphael, one of the most important artists of the Renaissance time.
You will know about the cruel and terrible Borgia's family visiting the Borgia's Apartments and finally, you'll have your experience into the Sistine Chapel.
Last stop will be the Saint Peter Basilica where you can admire the famous "Baldacchino" created by the baroc genius Gianlorenzo Bernini and the Pietà by Michelangelo.

* If you're a larger group than 6, please write me in advance.
** Early start time is possible, please contact me in advance.
*** Please consider that we might stay in line during the high season for security check.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Viale Vaticano 100

End location: Saint Peter square

Duration: 3 hours 30 min.

Transportation

Walking tour.

What’s Included

Other: My service as your private tour guide for all the areas.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

21 Euro - Museum ticket (per person).

What’s Extra

Other: Refreshment
Personal expenses
Skip the line tickets entrance.

Restrictions

I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.

A Recent Review of this tour

So much to see! Valentina broke it down for us and pointed out the highlights so we were able to get a good grasp on the vastness of the Vatican collections and the most important aspects. Was really a great tour, thanks Valentina!!!
Robin Soboti

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