In this small group tour of the Vatican, we have decided to accommodate all the needs of those travelling to Italy with their kids and family. Together with a professional guide that will provide children's worksheets with folders throughout the tour and make sure that the kids are entertained and amused, you will spend an amazing day.
The seat of power in Roman Catholicism, St. Peter's Basilica is also the church where the Pope attends every week. With this family-friendly tour, we will discover and learn more about its origins, history, architecture and the splendid masterpieces such as the famous Pietà and the black marble statue of St. Peter. You will also learn geographically the dwelling places of the Roman Catholic clergymen and the Pope's residency.
Vatican City is a recognized state of its own within the Italian country. It has its own currency and governmental policy. Vatican City is the Papal seat of Roman Catholicism. It is the residence of the Pope and its official clergymen, bishops and Catholic societies. Inside the Vatican City is the famous Sistine Chapel where it is joint to the Papal Palace.
This surely is a not-to-be missed guided tour, for a family coming to Italy, guarantying a number of participants capped to 12, and a special attention to your kids. The beauty of the Basilica can be seen inside and outside. The intricate infrastructure and architecture are mind-boggling. In the center of the Basilica is the Altar and underneath the altar, are the reputed bones of St. Peter. Our knowledgeable guide will recount the origins and the history of the Basilica. We will also go through the treasures inside St. Peter's Basilica such as the Pieta by Michelangelo, the black St. Peter, the many monuments and dedications to saints and Virgin Mary.
If you are interested in seeing more of Rome with your family, do not miss our Tour of the Colosseum for kids and families, and the Tour of the Squares and Fountains of Rome for kids and families.
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher
This tour allows a maximum of 12 participants.
Kids under 5 years old participate for free.