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  1. Italy
  2. Lazio
  3. Rome
  4. St. Peter's Basilica

Rome: Private Wheelchair-Friendly Vatican Tour

Product ID: 361025
A private tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and Saint Peters Basilica for wheelchair users. Enjoy a 3-hour guided visit of the Vatican with a professional tour guide, before taking in the incredible art collection housed in the Vatican City.
About this activity
Duration: 4 hours
Skip the line through a separate entrance
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Skip the ticket line to one of the world's greatest art collections at the Vatican Museums
  • Discover the masterpieces of ancient art and the frescoes of Michelangelo in the Sistine Chapel
  • Marvel at the masterpieces of Italian Baroque architecture and the decorations at St. Peter’s
  • Admire antique statues such as the Laocoonte
  • Learn about the history of the Vatican State
Full description
Your wheelchair-friendly tour will begin with you admiring antique statues such as the Laocoonte and the Apollo Belvedere, as well as mosaics from ancient Roman villas. You will travel through the Gallery of Maps, which dates back to the 16th century, before discovering the secrets of the Sistine Chapel which were hidden so well by Michelangelo. The frescoes are stunning, but the meanings are perhaps even more important. Michelangelo’s depictions are about much more than just beauty.

Afterwards, your tour continues to the interior of St. Peter's Basilica and St. Peter's Square. This is the site where the faithful wait for white smoke to appear from the chimney signifying the election of a new pope, and also for the papal benediction, Urbi et Orbi.

You'll hear stories about the Vatican’s history, including intrigues and conspiracies in the papal court, displays of power, and the status and wealth of many popes. You’ll also hear about modest popes who wanted nothing more than the opportunity for contemplation and a return of the church to original Christian ideals.
Includes
  • Private Vatican tour
  • Fast-track Vatican, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter's Basilica entrance
  • Private Vatican Museum tour
  • Private Sistine Chapel tour
  • Private St. Peter's Basilica tour
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Bathroom access
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Please meet at "Caffe Vaticano" (close to the steps) 15 minutes before the starting time. Viale Vaticano 100. (Link to google Maps : https://goo.gl/maps/GuWLp994R5w)

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Not allowed
  • Shorts
  • Short skirts
Know before you go
• Please note that legs and shoulders must be covered whilst touring these sites
• In the event of exhibit closures, you will receive a full 3-hour visit inside the Vatican
Organized by

Guided Tours in Rome.

Product ID: 361025