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  • Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel: Tour

    1. Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel: Tour

    Discover one of the greatest art collections in the world on a guided tour of the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel. First your local guide will show you around the Rotunda, the Gallery of Tapestries, and the Gallery of Maps. Marvel at the ornate ceilings, ancient statues, and intricate tapestries found throughout the Vatican Museums. A highlight will be an entire ceiling and wall completely frescoed by the Renaissance genius Michelangelo Buonarotti. Visit the world-famous Sistine Chapel, and see the Creation of Adam in real life. Listen as your guide tells  you about Michelangelo’s private jokes and secret messages that were hidden amongst the painted frescoes on the ceiling of the chapel

  • Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel: Private Tour

    2. Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel: Private Tour

    Beat the crowds with a private tour of the Vatican Museums. Explore the Vatican and the Sistine Chapel with your personal and highly professional tour guide, who will tailor the experience to fit your needs and requirements. Learn about the fascinating history of the Vatican, from its creation to its modern status as the world’s smallest state. You'll explore the second largest museum in the world, home to the Raphael Rooms, Pinacoteca and Gallery of the Geographical Maps. The Vatican Museum has more than 1400 galleries, and hosts one of the largest art collections in the world, with a variety of excellent Roman and Etruscan artworks. There are pieces by master painters like Perugino, Pinturicchio, Ghirlandaio, Rosselli, Botticelli, Signorelli, della Gatta and, of course, Michelangelo. See the Sistine Chapel through the eyes of an experienced tour guide, officially licensed by the Vati...

  • Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel: Tour

    3. Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel: Tour

    Discover one of the greatest art collections in the world on a guided tour of the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel.  Your local guide will take you to the most interesting galleries within the museums – the Rotunda, Gallery of Tapestries and Gallery of Maps. Each of these rooms contains ornate ceilings with the walls decorated with ancient statues, frescoes, and tapestries. Of course, the greatest gem of the Vatican collection is not a painting on any wall, but an entire ceiling and wall completely frescoed by the greatest genius of the Renaissance period – Michelangelo Buonarotti. From the Creation of Adam to the Last Judgement, Michelangelo dedicated some of his greatest years to the Sistine Chapel, working day and night – even sleeping in the chapel – to satisfy the popes of Rome. He also expressed his frustration with his employers with jokes hidden in his work. Today these have...

  • Vatican Museum and St Peter's Basilica Tour

    4. Vatican Museum and St Peter's Basilica Tour

    This tour package has been designed so that you can leave the city with everlasting memories. See top attractions like the Raphael rooms and the Sistine Chapel. Your tour guide loves this breath-taking city -they know every nook-and-corner of this town and every unspoken story. You will not miss out on anything due to language barriers with a licensed English-speaking guide. You need not worry about spending hours waiting in ticket lines, as you can directly enter the different sites and enjoy their beauty without wasting precious time. Along the way, your guide will narrate stories to you to bring the places to life and ensure that you have the best tour experience possible. Enjoy an unhurried, uncompromising exploration of this fascinating city, and get a truly unforgettable taste of Vatican City.

    The tour took almost 3 hours and we were lucky to be only 7 people in the group. The queues were very long, but the tour had special fast truck. That save time and energy. It’s important to have a guide to get a lot out of the tour. It’s difficult to do it on your own. It was very little time to see the Vatican Museum. The tour is expensive especially for a family.

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The tour took almost 3 hours and we were lucky to be only 7 people in the group. The queues were very long, but the tour had special fast truck. That save time and energy. It’s important to have a guide to get a lot out of the tour. It’s difficult to do it on your own. It was very little time to see the Vatican Museum. The tour is expensive especially for a family.

Pasqual was read and knowledgeable! He gave us a very good guide that we can highly recommend.