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Educational Activities

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Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel Tour

1. Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel Tour

Explore the highlights of the Vatican City on a 3-hour guided tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter’s Basilica. Meet your guide outside the Vatican Museums for an introduction to a selection of the galleries of classical sculptures, tapestries, and paintings. Journey through Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome. See maps by age-old cartographers. Go to the private chambers of former popes, and see paintings by Raffaello. Enter the Sistine Chapel to see Michelangelo Buonarroti’s miraculous frescoes, and his ceiling painting of “The Last Judgment.” The, access St. Peter's Basilica and explore the largest church in the Catholic faith. The sacred site was built around 320 by Emperor Constantine over the tomb of the apostle Peter. Completely redesigned about 200 years later by artists such as Bramante, Michelangelo and Bernini, it is now the spiritual heart of the Christian world. Exit onto St. Peter's Square, and admire the colonnades by Bernini. Look up at the vast dome of St. Peter's as you tour ends on St. Peter’s Square.

Vatican and Sistine Chapel 3-Hour Semi-Private Tour

2. Vatican and Sistine Chapel 3-Hour Semi-Private Tour

On this 3-hour guided tour you’ll visit the top sites in Vatican City, the smallest country in the world! Enjoy skip-the-line entrance to the attractions so you can make the best use of your valuable time. Explore the Vatican Museum with a knowledgeable guide, who will take your small group of travelers (12 people maximum) on an unforgettable tour of discovery. The Raphael Rooms, the Gallery of Tapestries, and the Gallery of Maps are just a few of the rooms you'll visit in the Vatican Museum. Marvel at the interior of St. Peter’s Basilica and of the Sistine Chapel , which houses some of the most important works by Michelangelo. At the end of the tour you'll stop in St. Peter's Square for views of the stunning basilica from the exterior, and see the balcony where the Pope appears when he speaksto the assembled crowds.

Vatican City: Magic Christmas Tour

3. Vatican City: Magic Christmas Tour

Feel spellbound with the charming atmosphere in the streets which you can feel only during the Christmas season! What is the story of the Christmas tree? Who was the first to decorate it in the world? What magical things can happen during the Christmas period? Have you heard about Christmas spells? You will learn all of this and hear miraculous Christmas legends about Vatican city. After exploring the streets and surrounding yourself with the Christmas spirit visit the old-fashioned Christmas Market in the city. Fill your heart with the joy and experience the magic of Vatican City.

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What people are saying about Saint Peter's Square

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 33 reviews

Dennis was a great guide for this tour, very knowledgeable and smart. He got us through this tour avoiding us the long queues. Would recommend this tour with him again

The Tour was incredible, everything was explained so well. I can't wait to bring my family and do it all over again.