Shore Excursion - VIP Colosseum & Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel, St Peter's Basilica
This excursion will take you to the heart of the Roman Catholic Religion - The Vatican City: to explore St. Peter's Basilica, the Vatican Museum, and the Sistine Chapel. You'll visit the world famous Vatican Museum, where an exceptional collection of artwork from every era is on display. Over one thousand rooms and galleries contain thousands of amazing treasures collected by the Popes throughout the centuries.
You will have time to only see a portion of the many beautiful pieces of work. Then, you'll visit the Sistine Chapel, highlighted by Michelangelo's masterpieces, the impressive frescoes, including the "Last Judgment. " Finally, you'll visit St. Peter's Basilica, the largest church in the world
Among the many fine pieces of art and mosaics on display are Michelangelo's "Pieta" and the beautifully carved Bernini Pulpit. You will skip the lines to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel. You will have time for lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, a drive through Rome to visit the historic Colosseum
I will meet you at the Meeting Point of your choice (Hotel, Cruise Port or a Monument in Rome). Our day will begin with a VIP Entrance, No waiting in line to visit the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chaple and St. Peter's Bascilica. Afterwards we will break for lunch at a local place where many of the local's eat in Rome by the Vatican walls. Our final hours will be spent visiting areas on and around the Tiber River and over to see Ancient Rome and the Colosseum before taking you back to your pickup location.
Please note that this tour is a private tour, however, when entering the Vatican and Colosseum you may join a group tour that is guided by an Official guide from inside the Vatican and the Colosseum.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: HOTEL/CRUISE PORT OF CVT/MONUMENT IN ROME
End location: HOTEL/CRUISE PORT OF CVT/MONUMENT IN ROME
Duration: 8 hours
Fiat Ducati 8 passenger van
Transportation in a Fiat Ducati 8 passenger van
Cold Water Bottles in the vehicle for your consumption.
VIP no waiting in line tickets for the Colosseum.
VIP VATICAN TICKETS
ALL TICKETS FOR THIS TOUR ARE PURCHASED IN ADVANCE AS SOON AS YOU BOOK AND ARE NON REFUNDABLE.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
20 Euros - For a lunch break stop after the Vatican Museums tour. Shopping money
Shopping, Lunch, Drinks other than water and outside the SUV.
I am not permitted to guide in another language - only English
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Roberta was great. She is not only incredibly qualified but her ability to communicate her knowledge is wonderful. We had a delightful day and hope to be able to return to Rome some day to spend more time with Roberta as one day was only the tip of what is there.