Rome: Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel Fun Tour with Entry

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Explore the Vatican in the late afternoon on this guided tour in Rome. Discover the beauty of Michelangelo's masterpiece, the Sistine Chapel, and learn about St. Peter's Basilica from the outside.

Highlights

  • Step back in time as you learn about the Vatican in a fun and interesting way
  • Enjoy a tour led by an American that includes entry to the Vatican Museums
  • Snap pictures of famous Ancient Egyptian, Greek, and Roman statues
  • Hear the facinating story behind Michelangelo's magnificent Sistine Chapel
  • Learn about St. Peters Basilica from the outside and visit it on your own later

Description

Be greeted by your American guide at a typical Italian coffee bar near that entrance to the Vatican Museums. Have a little time to connect and get to know each other before diving into your guided walking tour. Hear about the Vatican as a nation and uncover the Ancient Roman history of the area. After heading inside, get a tour radio, ensuring that you and hear your guide's commentary clearly, even if you wander off to snap some photos. Visit the first courtyard for beautiful afternoon views of the Saint Peters Basilica. Hear about the construction and the dome of Michelangelo, while getting a sneak peak of the Vatican Gardens. Progress through the museum, viewing Ancient Egyptian, Greek, and Roman statues. From an outdoor courtyard, listen as your guide shares information on the legendary Sistine Chapel with enlarged photo panels provided by the Vatican. Wind through the massive museum hitting all the main highlights leading up to the final stop, the Sistine Chapel. Cover the chapel pre-Michelangelo, his ceiling, the recent cleaning and restoration, and the modern day papal elections.

Includes

Entry to the Vatican Museum/Sistine Chapel American guide Walking tour Headset to hear the guide

Important Information

  • The Vatican has a dress code. Shorts can be worn but the knees and shoulders should be covered Saint Peters Basilica is only visited from the outside

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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