Guided tour of Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel


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Available from Dec 11, 2023
Day TripsDay Trips / Guided tour of Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel

: 3 hours
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  • Entrance ticket to Vatican Museums
  • Entrance ticket to Sistine Chapel
  • Professional tour guide

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Discover the beauty of the Vatican Museums with its stunning frescoed rooms andå the Sistine Chapel.

Come discover the Vatican Museums and the magnificent Sistine Chapel! Inside the Vatican Museums, come with our expert local tour guide who will explain in detail the main works by the most important artists in the papal collections.

Our first stop is the Cortile della Pigna, an open space adjacent to the museum, whose name was inspired by the statue located in the center of the courtyard.

Next, in the Museo Pio Clementino, admire the Roman and Greek masterpieces preserved in the museum's 12 rooms.

Visit the Gallery of Tapestries, along with the Gallery of Maps, where you will have the opportunity to see how our dear peninsula has changed, geographically, and the traces that history has left on it.

Enter the Borgia Apartment, divided into 6 rooms and commissioned by Pope Alexander VI. Alexander VI was the 214th pope of the Catholic Church, as well as the father of Cesare Borgia, a well-known condottiere remembered by the famous Florentine intellectual and writer Niccolò Machiavelli.

At the end of your tour of the Vatican Museums, you will reach the Raphael Rooms, curated and frescoed by the artist himself and his students. Be enchanted by the beauty of the School of Athens, located in the Stanza della Segnatura.

As a second stop there will be the Sistine Chapel waiting for you. Here, you will see the hand of Michelangelo. You will find yourself in front of an unprecedented work that will leave you breathless, thanks to its harmony of colors.

The tour will end in St. Peter's Square, from where you can contemplate St. Peter's Basilica, whose construction dates back to the early 16th century.

If you want to learn about the art-historical side and admire its magnificence, book our guided tour of the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel for a memorable experience!

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Please note that the tour departs at 02:00 PM, but it is essential to reach the meeting point 15 minutes before the tour departs, at 01:45 PM.

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