This wonderful walking tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and St Peter’s Basilica includes Fast Track entrance and an expert guide. Discover the mysteries and stories behind the highlights of the papal collections while admiring the natural beauty of the area. Vatican Museums Tours Your enthralling guide will lead you through the Museums’ halls and galleries, where you will see Roman statues, Flemish Tapestries, 16th century maps, works by notable artists such as Raphael, and much more. Vatican Guided Tours Once you’ve moved on to St Peter’s Basilica, you’ll be swept away by the beauty of Michelangelo’s iconic frescoes, the largest ever created by one man, and view his breathtaking Pietà. Vatican City Private Tours You’ll learn about the church’s history here, from the stately facade to the drama and intrigue that have occurred throughout the years.
Vatican tours with Skip the Line access are in high demand, so even the fast track line is long. There is no queue as this experience includes admission through a dedicated entrance. Follow your guide to see the vast collection of private artwork at the Vatican Museums. Walk through the map gallery and tapestry gallery while listening to the Vatican plot. Marvel at the old-fashioned but fascinating maps of Italy and other crafts, and admire the sculptures and candelabra in the Candelabra gallery. Take a photo in front of the pine cone courtyard Pigna statue designed by Donato Bramante.
Walk through the room and enter the Sistine Chapel. This is the Pope's personal place of worship and a highlight of the Vatican Tour. Stand under Michelangelo's The Creation of Adam and admire his colourful mural, The Last Judgement, which covers the ceiling and decorates the entire wall.
After visiting the Sistine Chapel, proceed to St. Peter's Basilica, the iconic center of the Catholic Church. Learn about its history and see other Vatican works of art, including Michelangelo's La Pieta, created when Maestro was only 24 years old. Marvel at Bernini's canopy and say goodbye to your guide in St. Peter's Square. Please note that St. Peter's Basilica and Square may not be accessible on Wednesdays due to the weekly Papal Audience. Alternatively, a long-term tour of the Vatican Museums, including between the Sistine Chapel and Raphael Rooms, is offered.
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No, The tour booked includes Tour guide, Skip the line tickets and Headphones for clear audio.