Vatican Museums Group Tour
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Vatican Museums Group Tour

Vatican Museums group tour Tickets included (Skip the line access). This walking group tour offers a view of the Catholic world of Vatican. You will visit with a professional guide the Vatican Museums including Sistine Chapel, Raphael’s Rooms, Gallery of the Tapestries, Gallery of Maps and St. Peter’s Basilica.

Tour Duration:  3 hours approx.

Visiting:

  • Vatican Museums
  • Sistine Chapel
  • Raphael’s Rooms
  • Gallery of Maps
  • Gallery of the Tapestries
  • St. Peter’s Basilica

The Vatican is known all over the world as the central governing body of the Catholic Church, our tour of the Vatican focuses on the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica. After a brief historical introduction about the Vatican Museums, we will enter the Candelabra Gallery, which houses roman sculptures and frescoed ceilings. Then you will continue in the Gallery of the Tapestries, where you will stare at the beautiful tapestries of the 6th century by the Flemish artists. Next will be the extraordinary Gallery of Maps, a series of painted topographical maps of Italy each depicting a region as well as a perspective view of its most prominent city at the time. In the Sistine Chapel you will see the “Creation” and the “Last Judgment”, believed to be Michelangelo’s masterpieces in painting. Although Michelangelo’s majestic work of art draws the attention, the Chapel is also decorated with frescoes by other great artists such as Botticelli, Perugino, Ghirlandaio and Luca Signorelli, painted on the side walls. From the Sistine Chapel there is a beautiful staircase designed by Bernini leading inside the Basilica of St. Peter. Here we will show you other works by Michelangelo, such as the famous Pietà and the magnificent dome. In the massive Basilica are also located other works by Bernini, such as the Baldachin, mosaic sets and monuments erected in honor of the Popes. All of those represent the history of the papacy and the development of the Roman Church.  In St. Peter’s Basilica it is possible to visit the grave of the popes as well as to climb up to the top of the dome, from where you will surely enjoy a beautiful sight of Rome.

The tour includes:

  • Expert tour guide
  • Tickets for the Vatican Museums and reservation fees, Skip the Line Access
  • Direct entrance to St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Headsets

The tour does not include:

  • Transfer from/to hotel
  • Everything not listed under “the tour includes”

Notes:

  • IMPORTANT: On Wednesday, for the Papal Audience,visit is excluded inside the Basilica of St. Peter.
  • Infants aged 0-5: Free. Reduced tickets for children aged 6-17 and E.U. students aged 18-25 with Valid ID.
  • The tour does not take place on sunday.
  • You will receive the reservation voucher with complete information about the meeting point.

    142 reviews for Vatican Museums group tour

    1. 5 out of 5

      Thank you so much for the whole process from booking online to the actual tour of Vatican, Capella sixtina and SAN Pietro Basilika! Great job, keep up the good work! Your guide Milena was very well informed we learned many many things! A great guide!

    2. 5 out of 5

      Excellent tour! Very well documented guide. Perfect timings. No waste of time. Keep up the good work!

    3. 5 out of 5

      Good guide and very well planed route

    4. 5 out of 5

      Tour covered all the major sights in three hours. Our guide,Marco was excellent. He added interesting insights to local knowledge and welcome humour and offered an open, unbiased commentary throughout.

    5. 5 out of 5

      We booked our tour through this website and we had an amazing time. Our tour guide was Giulia and she was very informative and made this 3 hour tour fun throughout.

    6. 5 out of 5

      Excellent. Our guide – I forgot her name was wonderfully informative – and funny. Will definetely recommend.

    7. 5 out of 5

      Overall, it was what I expected. It was our second time going to the Vatican and this time we brought our two daughters 18 and 20. They are college students and even though the company had student discount up to age 25, they would give it to us because one of my daughters didn’t bring her student ID. They clearly looked young and they could’ve given us the student discount.

    8. 4 out of 5

      Very interesting

    9. 5 out of 5

      After looking at the huge lines outside we couldn’t believe that we were admitted in instantly. If it were just for this fact it would be enough however the next few hours were brilliant with a very knowledgeable tour leader who gave us both facts and anecdotes that added considerably to the content we were seeing. Highly recommend

    10. 5 out of 5

      Well organised and very informative.

    11. 5 out of 5

      Miriam our guide was excellent. Her knowledge about the city is amazing and impressive. She was lovely and very friendly with my son Albert. He really enjoyed this walking trip.

    12. 5 out of 5

      Awesome trip, very informative, organized and smooth. Learnt and saw so much, almost couldn’t take it all in. Definite must see.

    13. 5 out of 5

      Our guide was fantastic, she was clearly passionate about what she was telling us and very knowledgeable about the history and art. We would highly recommend this tour.

    14. 5 out of 5

      excellent!!! guide enthusiastic and very knowledgeable

    15. 5 out of 5

      Really loved this tour! Our tour guide’s name was Michela and she was very nice and friendly throughout the tour, always smiling and very patient. The tour was very informative too, you really learn about the rich history in Vatican and the museums.

    16. 5 out of 5

      I don’t remember her name, but she was great our tour guide. Had great information and had good control of the time and of the group. I wished the tour would last longer.

    17. 5 out of 5

      Wonderful experience and very informative.

    18. 5 out of 5

      Our tour guide Luca was excellent, he was very knowledgeable about the artwork within the Vatican Museums and about Michaelangelo and Raphael. The headsets allowed us to hear all the information in this very busy location. He gave us time to take photos and we didn’t feel rushed at any point. I recommend seeing the Vatican this way. You’d miss so much doing it on your own.

    19. 5 out of 5

      Excellent. Truly no lines!!! Great guide!

    20. 5 out of 5

      We had to change our tour due to delayed flight arrangement and they were very accommodating. The guide was very personable and knowledge. We totally enjoyed this trip.

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