The Vatican Museums are the largest, richest, most compelling and perhaps most comprehensive museum complex in the world. On your Vatican Museums Tour, an expert guide will take you to visit some of the absolute highlights – the beautiful spiral staircase, the Gallery of Tapestries, the Gallery of Geographical Maps, and the magnificent Sistine Chapel with its frescoes by Michelangelo.
Throughout the tour, you will be guided by a multilingual expert who will help you to discover Rome.
Tour is available as follows:
Mondays, Saturdays, December 24 and December 31: 8:00am
Tuesday – Wednesday – Thursday – Friday: 8:00am and 2:30pm
Meeting Point: to be determined upon reservation. Free pick up available from centrally located hotels
Drop-off: There is no return to your hotel. Your bus will make drop-off stops at Via Veneto – Piazza Barberini – Piazza Venezia – Piazza della Repubblica – Stazione Termini and Greenline Tours Terminal at Via Giovanni Amendola 32
Duration: 3 hours, with guide
Please note: Visitors are required to wear appropriate clothing (no shorts, miniskirts, or bare shoulders)
We recommend wearing comfortable shoes
Tour must be reserved at least 1 business day in advance
Cancellation Policy: No penalty for cancellations up to one business day prior to departure. No refund for further cancellations and no shows.
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The Vatican Museums are the largest, richest, most compelling and perhaps most comprehensive museum complex in the world. Many treasures of the city's history are here, from both classical and later times, and many of the Renaissance's finest artists were in the employ of the Pope.
The Vatican Palace holds a collection of over 20 museums on very diverse subjects: displays of classical statuary, Renaissance painting, Etruscan relics, Egyptian artifacts, not to mention the furnishings and decoration of the palace itself. On your Vatican Museums Tour, an expert guide will take you to visit some of the absolute highlights.
On your way to the Vatican City, you'll pass some of the most famous sights of the city, starting with the Piazza della Repubblica with its Naiad Fountain, and the beautiful Piazza Barberini with Bernini's lovely Baroque Tritone Fountain. Continuing along the famous Via Veneto, your bus will reach and then follow the ancient Aurelian Walls passing by the impressive Villa Borghese park to the Piazza del Popolo, the northern entrance into ancient Rome with its Egyptian obelisk dating back to the time of Ramses II.
Finally, on arrival at the Vatican Walls, your guide will lead you into the Vatican Museums. You'll take the beautiful and famous spiral staircase to the Gallery of the Tapestries and the Gallery of the Geographical Maps before arriving in the Sistine Chapel with its magnificent frescoes of the Book of Genesis, prophets and sybils, and the Last Judgement, by Michelangelo.
Price per person: € 66.00
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