Rome: Vatican, Sistine Chapel, Basilica and Grottoes Tour

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Skip the line and immerse yourself in the Vatican's treasures with an expert guide and priority entrance with a small group including the Sistine Chapel and into St.Peter's Basilica and Grottoes.

Highlights

  • Skip The Line Priority Access Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel Tickets
  • Small Group Tour Experience with Expert Official Licensed Vatican Guide
  • Highlights of St.Peters with a guide and free time to explore

Description

Skip the line and immerse yourself in the Vatican's treasures with an expert guide and priority entrance with a small group. This exclusive tour includes the awe-inspiring Sistine Chapel and direct entrance into St.Peter's Basilica and the Papal tombs. Designed for those who wish to absorb the full splendour of the Vatican, this experience is an in-depth exploration into Vatican city. Wander through the Vatican Museums, whose halls house an incredible array of masterpieces. This vast collection includes exquisite sculptures, mesmerising frescoes, and architectural wonders that together create a collection unmatched anywhere in the world. Feast your eyes on breathtaking works by world renowned artists such as Bramante, Bernini, Perugino, and Botticelli, culminating in the Sistine Chapel. Here, Michelangelo's famous frescoes, including the majestic Last Judgement, stretch magnificently across the ceiling and rear wall, offering a visual spectacle that encapsulates the divine. Explore the Vatican Museums with an Expert Guide, visit the highlights of the incredible collections comprised of a colossal 20,000 works on display, over 4 miles of Art, Sculptures, Tapestries, Paintings and Architecture. Belvedere Courtyard Pinecone Courtyard Pio Clementino Museum Octagonal Courtyard Sala Degli Animali Sala Delle Muse Sala Rotonda Sala A Croce Greca Gallery of the Candelabra Gallery of Tapestries Gallery of Maps Marvel at the incredible Sistine Chapel, an impressive sanctuary that boasts works of art by master painters like Perugino, Pinturicchio, Ghirlandaio, Rosselli, Botticelli, Signorelli, della Gatta and, of course, Michelangelo. See the world famous frescoes stretch magnificently across the ceiling with the renowned Creation of Adam as the central focus and the majestic Last Judgement upon the rear wall, offering a visual spectacle that encapsulates the divine. Sistine Chapel Frescoes Cosmati Floor Mosaic Forseen conception of Jesus Christ Pagan Sibyls / Icons Prophet depictions Creation of Adam The Last Judgement Sacrifice of Jesus Christ Greek Mythology Styx Gain privileged direct entrance to the heart of the Catholic faith and lose yourself in the monumental grandeur of Saint Peter's Basilica. See the highlights of the phenomenal church with a guide and enjoy free time to explore its many secrets including getting your blessing at Saint Peter's feet and head down into the Vatican Grottoes which contain the Papal Tombs. The Pillars The Ceiling Statue Of St. Peter (Blessing at Saint Peter's Feet) Tomb Of Innocent XI St. Peter’s Throne La Porta Santa (Holy Door) Loggia Of The Blessings Or Central Balcony The Dome High Altar (St. Peter's Altar) Baldacchino Vatican Grottoes (Papal Tombs) La Pietá Tomb of John Paul II La Navicella Mosaic

Includes

Skip The Line Priority Access Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel Tickets Small Group Tour Experience with Expert Official Licensed Vatican Guide Highlights of St.Peters with a guide and free time to explore Skip The Line St.Peter's Basilica Entry (when possible)

Important Information

  • The tour reservations have strict timing. To join the tour, you are required to be at the meeting point for check-in at least 15 minutes prior to your tour departure time. If you arrive late for the meeting time, it will not be possible to join the group or reschedule, the tickets and guide are void. As per Vatican rules you will not be entitled to a refund. Please note that on the day of your visit certain areas can be closed due to either religious events or national holidays. If St. Peter’s Basilica is closed or not accessible, the tour will include Raphael's Rooms or the explanation of the Basilica from the outside. In this case we are unable to provide refunds or discounts as the Basilica is free to enter and not included in the tour price. Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not suitable for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair. Students booking a reduced ticket must have a photo ID to be allowed into the monument. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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