was an amazing experience and our guide was just brilliant.
Vatican Tour: Access Vatican City, Christanity's most sacred site ensconced in the heart of Rome. View the Vatican Museums, St. Peter's Basilica, the Sistene Chapel, and more. Get skip the line tickets (included in the price), and enjoy this truly unforgettable guided tour in the Vatican.
Home to the Pope, Vatican City is the smallest internationally-recognized independent state in the world and a sacred site for all of Christianty. However, Christian or not, everyone will enjoy the immersion in history that this group tour offers.
With this tour you will have the chance to access fastly the Vatican Museums, thanks to the skip the line tickets already included: it will allow to getDelight in the Vatican's Renaissance ambiance while visiting some of the most famous buildings in the world. It is once in a lifetime experience and our one-of-a-kind guided tour will grant you special access to the most prominent attractions in Vatican City, beyond what the average tourist receives.
Your tour guide leads you and your group on a journey to discover the secret history and knowledge hidden within the hallowed halls of the Vatican.
Admire the revered works of art adorning the walls in the Vatican Museum, interspered with interesting ancient artifacts. Gape at St. Peter's Basilica, one of the world's largest churches and the most renowed work of architecture ever. Finally, contemplate the famous frescoes of Michelangelo and others which adorn the walls of the Sistine Chapel.
Also, you will experience the magnificent Gallery of Tapestries, which houses Flemish tapestries made in Brussels from paintings of Raphael's pupils. In the Gallery of the Candelabra, walk among second-century candelabras, as well as Roman copies of original Hellinistic ones. In the Belvedere courtyard, you can marvel at the Gallery of Maps, which contains a series of topographical maps spanning the entire Italian Peninsula.
Your guide will discuss everything from the history and politics of the Vatican to those of the Church that built it. Histories like these are always the most fascinating when you can walk among their legacies and see the grounds upon which they unfolded with your own eyes. In this group tour setting, you'll get to study the architectural features of these incredible, majestic buildings and grand works of art that cover the walls of this holy complex.
We would like to remind you that this tour is also available with pick-up included! Furthermore, if you are looking for a more exclusive experience, you should take a look to our tour of the Vatican with small group tour (with a maximum of 12 participants) or to our private tour of the Vatican, to make your holidays in Rome absolutely unforgettable.
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
Price for this tour depends on the starting time of the activity:
On Wednesday morning access to the Basilica is forbidden due to the Papal audience.
The itinerary of the tour - especially during the Jubilee year - may change due to unforeseen Vatican events.
We suggest you to wear comfortable clothes and shoes. To acces the St. Peter's Basilica you must have your knees and shoulders covered.
Please note that tours of 8.30 and 14.30 will be conducted in Monolingual mode in English, Spanish and German, and in bilingual mode French/Portuguese.