Guided visit to the Vatican Museums with Papal Audience
Rome

Full day tour of Vatican City: Papal Audience and Vatican Museums, lunch included

9 h
Walking Tours
Group
difficulty Easy
Walking
Wheelchair Not Accessible
Languages: 
EnglishSpanish
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Group tour of Vatican Museums attending Papal Audience, skip the line tickets

Enjoy a special day in Rome, visiting Vatican city! In the morning, you will get to see the famous Papal Audience in St. Peter’s Squarethen you will have a good Roman lunch in a resaturant nearby. In the afternoon you will start your guided tour discovering the Vatican Museums.

Guided visit to the Vatican Museums with Papal Audience highlights: 

  • Attend the Papal Audience and bring home unforgettable emotions
  • Enjoy a good Roman lunch at the restaurant
  • Skip the line and access into the Vatican Museums with max 20 people
  • Admire the Sistine Chapel with your professional guide
  • Visit St. Peter's Basilica inside
Description: 

Join this one-day tour in Rome, in the Vatican City. It is a unique experience that combines spirituality and love for art and history: in one day you will live unforgettable emotions such as attending the papal audience and admiring the Sistine Chapel and many more masterpieces. 

Papal Audience

This one-day tour will allow you to attend Pope Francis's Wednesday audience. Since his election, in fact, these moments have become very lively. The guide will lead you to St. Peter's Square, where you will wait for the moment when Pope Francis will present himself to the crowd and, from the stage, he will begin the audience and blessings in all languages. Please note that tickets to attend the audience are free, but we will take care of their reservation, so you will be free from worries of any kind but just ready to enjoy the day. The audience usually starts at 10.30 am and in spring, summer and part of autumn, if the weather allows it, it is held outdoors, in Piazza San Pietro in order to accommodate a large amount of public.

Lunch and Vatican Museums

After the thrill of having attended the papal audience, this one-day tour will also give you the chance to enter the Vatican! After a stop at the restaurant nearby where you can enjoy an excellent  Roman lunch with water included, the guide will lead you to the Vatican Museums, accessing with skip the line tickets. Here you can stroll in the Pio Clementino rooms where the Laocoon and the Apollo Belvedere are kept, which are unique pieces all over the world. The last stop of this one-day tour in Rome will be the St. Peter's Basilica, where you can admire the Pietà sculpted by Michelangelo, the baldachin, by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, which overlooks the high altar and the famous Bernini' s colonnade surrounding the Basilica. 

Sistine Chapel

Last, but certainly not least, you will visit the most famous masterpiece inside the Vatican Musems! In fact, the Vatican visit also includes admission to the wonderful Sistine Chapel where you can admire the majesty of the Last Judgment painted by Michelangelo and the magnificence of the painting that reproduces the Creation of Adam. A world-famous place that holds some of the masterpieces of Italian pictorial art that will be a unique experience in your life!

Other guided tours in Rome

If you liked this tour in Rome and you wish to have more guided visits of attractions in Rome, try also this Private and guided tour of Colosseum and Roman Forum or this Small group tour of Borghese Gallery in Rome!
 

itinerary: 
  • St. Peter's Square
  • Vatican
  • St. Peter's Church
  • Sistine Chapel
included: 
  • Pick-up from hotel (if centrally located)
  • English speaking guide
  • Lunch (drinks not included)
  • Skip the line tickets to the Vatican Museums
  • Guided tour of the Vatican Museums
  • Headsets for the Vatican Museums
excluded: 
  • Drinks
  • Tips
Meeting point: 

Informazioni complete sul punto e sulle modalità di incontro, e sui numeri di telefono locali, sono presenti sul Voucher che riceverete al momento della conferma della prenotazione.

Information: 

The Papal Audience is scheduled to start at 10:30 AM. In spring, summer and part of autumn the Audience is normally held in St. Peter's Square. In winter and in case of bad weather conditions, the Audience will be held in "Sala Nervi".
 
We recommend to wear comfortable clothes and shoes. To access the Audience Hall and the St. Peter's Basilica you must have your knees and shoulders covered.
 
Please inform us in advance of any food intolerance or allergy. Any menu could be changed by chef, season or availability.
 
Pick-up service is available ONLY for Hotels in the centre of Rome (no B&Bs, guesthouses, apartments, etc.). Please, tell us your hotel name and address during the booking process.

Confirmation will be received at time of booking. You will receive a voucher. This is your ticket and proof of purchase.