Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel: A private skiptheline experience to admire the Masterpieces of Raphael and Michelangelo.

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Tour Number

Activity Level

58642


Categories

City, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture, Religious Heritage

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.
To get to the Sistine Chapel there is an easy way for people with walking disabilities, but of course this means not seeing other parts of the museum and St. Peter's

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (basic), Italian (fluent)

Upon request No crowds V.I.P. entrance at 7:15 am (see notes:what's extra) or Friday Night Entrance 7:00 pm


A half day at the Vatican is a three/three and a half hours tour. I'll meet you at your Hotel, if centrally located, or I'll wait for you by the entrance of the museums with your skip the line reservation, give you a very good historical and artistic introduction, then we'll start the visit
The Vatican requires modest attire and no back-packs inside. We'll have to pass through Metal Detectors so no scissors or swiss-kind knifes.
Later we'll exit by St Peter's Basilica and I'll guide you inside.
We'll see and enjoy the major works of art: the Painting Gallery, with works of Giotto, Leonardo, Caravaggio and Raphael, Raphael's Rooms (once the private apartment s of Pope Giulio II) and the Sistine Chapel with Michelangelo's, Botticelli and many other top artists' immortal frescoes. In St. Peter's the masterpieces of Michelangelo (Pieta) and Gianlorenzo Bernini (Twisting bronze columns, various tombs and the amazing Colomnade). By the end we can visit Saint Angel Castle (not included in the tour, ask for info)

Itinerary

A half day at the Vatican is a three/three and a half hours tour. I'll meet you at your Hotel, if centrally located, or I'll wait for you by the entrance of the museums with your skip the line reservation, give you a very good historical and artistic introduction, then we'll start the visit
The Vatican requires modest attire and no back-packs inside. We'll have to pass through Metal Detectors so no scissors or swiss-kind knifes.
Later we'll exit by St Peter's Basilica and I'll guide you inside.
We'll see and enjoy the major works of art: the Painting Gallery, with works of Giotto, Leonardo, Caravaggio and Raphael, Raphael's Rooms (once the private apartment s of Pope Giulio II) and the Sistine Chapel with Michelangelo's, Botticelli and many other top artists' immortal frescoes. In St. Peter's the masterpieces of Michelangelo (Pieta) and Gianlorenzo Bernini (Twisting bronze columns, etc). By the end we can visit Saint Angel Castle (not included in the tour, ask for info)

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Your Hotel, if centrally located or
Entrance of the Vatican Museums.

End location: Tour ends at St.Peter's Square. I will give you directions on how to use public transportaion ,taxis, etc.

Duration: 3 hours

Transportation

THIS IS A WALKING TOUR. NO PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION IS PROVIDED

What’s Included

* Skip the line reservation and regular entrance tickets at no additional charge
* My services as your professional, licensed tour guide

Estimated Local Cash Needed

5 Euro - Coffee or soft drink during the " Introduction to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel"

What’s Extra

* NOTE: ENTRANCE FEES ARE NOT REFUNDABLE
* * V.I.P. Early entrance at 07:15 am before the museums get crowded extra 60 euro per person including American Breakfast. Please note that guides can enter only at 08:00 am, that is after visitors finish their breakfast.
* ** Meals
* *** Souvenirs
***** Visit of Saint Angel Castle (two additional hours, ask for detailed info)

A Recent Review of this tour

Sergio was recommended by friends who used his services. We were very pleased with the tour. Besides being quite knowledgeable, his tour was well organized & the information presented in a manner which was easily absorbed. He is also pleasure to spend time with.
Sally Breaux

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