1. From Civitavecchia: Vatican, St Peters & Sistine Chapel Tour
The tour start from Civitavecchia port/area. You will drive south with your English-speaking driver, through the beautiful landscape of Lazio. After about an hour’s drive, you will enter the eternal city of Rome and after 20 minutes or a little bit more depends on the traffic conditions, the driver will drop you off at the Vatican museum entrance, where you will meet your licensed tour guide. Take advantage of your exclusive skip-the-line access tickets, entering the museums through a panoramic terrace where you can admire the stunning view of Saint Peter's dome overlooking the Vatican gardens. Begin your tour of the collections which include a seemingly infinite number of masterpieces by Bernini, Raphael, Botticelli, Perugino, and other treasures - all incredibly united under one roof of the world-renowned Vatican museums. Learn about how the numerous popes that have lived in the Vatican continuously enriched it with different artworks. Admire the most beautiful ancient Roman statues and gaze in awe at the length of the enormous Tapestry Hall, before continuing on through the Hall of the Painted Maps you will enter the Sistine Chapel whose impact in history, religion and visual arts has no equal in the world! Like the 'Last Judgment' by Michelangelo. At last, through an exclusive gallery directly linked to the Sistine Chapel, you will reach the largest Catholic Church in the world: St. Peter’s Basilica. The greatness of this structure and care of details will overwhelm you. This is where Michelangelo’s sculpture “Pietà” is kept and the tombs of the popes, including St. John Paul II’s and St. Peter the Apostle. Once finished at St. Peter square where, your driver will take you back to embark your cruise ship.