Join the early morning tour of the Vatican Museums as we take you through the treasures, exploring the beauty of the Sistine Chapel, especially a guided tour and detailed explanation of Michelangelo’s work. Skip the line and disocver one of the monst renowed masterpices in the world!
Skip the line of access to the Vatican Museums and St. Peter’s Basilica to avoid the usual crowds. We will take you through the most wonderful highlights in the Vatican Museums, prior to the world famous Sistine Chapel. Here, you can admire the work of Michelangelo’s Judgment Wall and the ceiling. Then we will head towards St. Peter’s Basilica where you will get the uncrowded view of Michelangelo’s Pieta, Bernini’s main altar and the amazing interiors. We conclude our tour in St. Peter’s Square of the Colonnade.
Vatican Museums boast the immense collection of arts amassed by the Popes. The parts of the museums have the most renowned classical sculptures and the best of Renaissance art: on this tour you vill visit the monumental works of art in the Sistine Chapel, Chapel of Beato Angelico, the Raphael Rooms and the Borgia Apartments and the fascinating gallery of maps.
The famous Michelangelo’s Wall of Judgment is held in the Sistine Chapel. Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel ceiling is themed with biblical stories from the Old Testament. Painted works by famous Perugino, Botticelli, Ghirlandaio, Cosimo Rosselli and Biagio d’Ántonio are also found on the right wall of the Sistine Chapel. It certainly is one of the masterpieces to be seen at least once in a lifetime!
St. Peter’s Basilica is considered to be one of the most extravagant churches in the world build on a hill. The stunning facades, the narthex, stunning Colonnades in St. Peter’s Square, the opulent interiors along with famous monuments and sculptures are among the treasures of St. Peter’s Basilica. The crowning piece is the majestic dome designed by Michelangelo.
If you like art tour of Rome, try also this Small group tour of Borghese Gallery or this wonderful Private and guided tour of Colosseum and Romanun Forum! If you prefer instead a more exclusive experience, check out our private tour of the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel,
Further information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
This tour has a maximum of 12 participants.
It is not permitted to enter Churches in shorts, uncovered shoulders, miniskirts. Should St. Peter's Basilica be closed for religious ceremonies, the tour will instead include the visit of Raphael's rooms.