Guided tour of the Vatican Museums and St. Peter from a Jewish point of view

Tour of Vatican Museums and St. Peter's Basilica through a Jewish perspective with pick up

3 h
Walking Tours
difficulty Easy
Wheelchair Not Accessible
Skip the Line!Pick up included

Escorted small group tour of Vatican Museum and St. Peter's by a Jewish perspective

Join our three-hour Vatican tour of the Museums and St. Peter’s Basilica through Jewish perspectives. In this tour, we will take you through the Jewish treasures in the Vatican Museums and retell the stories of Jewish connections contained in the artworks, such as the Jewish Lapidarium.

Guided tour of the Vatican Museums and St. Peter from a Jewish point of view highlights: 

  • Visit the greatest and the oldest art collections in the Vatican Museum
  • Be enriched by the treasures in the Jewish Lapidarium
  • Learn of the Jewish connections and influences in the Sistine Chapel
  • Explore the greatest Renaissance artworks in St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Enjoy the walking tour in St. Peter’s Square amongst the Colonnades.

Tour the world’s greatest art collections in the Vatican museums through Jewish perspective found in candelabras, tapestries and geographical maps. Explore the hidden secrets of Jewish influences in Michelangelo’s masterpieces in the Sistine Chapel and be enriched as we tour the Jewish Lapidarium. We will skip the entrance line to St. Peter’s Basilica and eventually to St. Peter’s Square.

Vatican Museums

Discover the magnificent Jewish collections and stories that are hidden in the collections. Find out the story behind Michelangelo’s masterpieces in the Sistine Chapel. Search the Jewish secrets in the Vatican galleries.

Jewish Lapidarium

Find the oldest Roman inscription in the Jewish Lapidarium. It is one of the most important Vatican collections of ancient inscriptions which was discovered during the Jewish catacombs excavation. Locate the inscription of Jewish diaspora of Rome.

Sistine Chapel

Learn about the Jewish connections in Michelangelo’s Renaissance artwork of the Sistine Chapel. Search the hidden Jewish influences in Michelangelo’s painted Old Testament stories on the ceiling. Find out the most important religious function in the Sistine Chapel.

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  • Vatican Museum
  • St. Peter's Church
  • Sistine Chapel
  • Pick-up
  • Skip the line tickets
  • Professional Guide
  • Tips
Meeting point: 

Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.


This tour departs with a minimum of 4 participants (maximum 8).
We recommend wearing comfortable shoes and clothes. 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.

Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability. Once your booking is confirmed we will email you a voucher. This is your ticket and proof of purchase.