Discover the timeless heritage of Vatican city with our unique tour from Florence. Arrive in Rome and have a guided tour of the Vatican attractions, like the Vatican Museums with the Sistine Chapel, Saint Peter Basilica and more. Explore the rest of Rome at your own pleasure.
There are certainly many things to see and know about the eternal city of Rome, with its thousands of monuments and attractions. Some would say that a lifetime is not enough to discover every corner and aspect of this destination.
We offer you the opportunity to explore some of the most famous and fascinating attractions of the city with a unique tour of Rome from Florence. This tour will focus on the marvelous Vatican and its monuments, the interesting Vatican Museums, the stunning Sistine Chapel or the gorgeous St. Peter Basilica, but also other treasures of Vatican City.
The tour of Vatican from Florence will begin with a train ride from the charming Florence. On the way towards Vatican from the train station, you can also have a quick breakfast in one of the authentic cafes and restaurants of Rome.
The tour of Vatican City will begin around 10:30, when your guide will take you to the Vatican Museums, for an unforgettable journey into the history of art. As one of the richest and most interesting museums in the world, you will have the opportunity to admire and learn more about some amazing painting and sculpture masterpieces, but also religious art.
The highlight of the Vatican Museums tour is the Sistine Chapel, where visitors have the unforgettable chance to admire the masterpiece of Michelangelo, especially the impressive Last Judgment paintings. The guide will also lead you to other areas of the museum to admire other famous artworks, like the Pio-Clementino halls for the Laocoon or the Apollo Belvedere, the Tapestries, the Maps Galleries and others.
The next stop in this inspiring tour of Vatican and Rome from Florence will be inside the Saint Peter Basilica, one of the most recognized religious edifice in the world. After admiring the exterior architecture, the guide will present the famous sculpture of Michelangelo, La Pieta. This is considered among the most beautiful sculptures in the world and for good reason. You will also have time to admire the other marvels of the basilica, including the Baldachin Altar by Bernini and others.
This magnificent experience in Vatican City will conclude with the Colonnade of St. Peter Square, but the tour can continue in Rome at your free will. You can explore the city with your one day metro pass and discover the other attractions of the city, like the Coliseum, the Pantheon, Fontana di Trevi, the Roman Forum and so many more.
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
Please note that this tour is not refundable.
This tour is free for infants 0-3 years old (no seats reserved on the train).
This tour departs from the station Santa Maria Novella in Florence: you will be given train tickets and you will be assisted by the staff of our local partner at the train departure to arrive in Rome. You will meet your accredited guide directly in Rome (full information will be provided at the departure).
We recommend wearing appropriate clothing to access the places of worship, for both men and women: no shorts, miniskirts, tank tops or shirts that leave bare shoulders and knees. Compliance with these rules is mandatory for entering the Saint Peter's Basilica and the Vatican Museums.