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Rome | Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's Basilica | AM


Daily, except Sunday from April to October and on Monday & Friday from November to March.

Discover the masterpieces of the Vatican Museums, marvel at the frescos of one of the most famous artistic treasures of the Vatican, the Sistine Chapel, and visit the magnificent St. Peter Basilica with its marvelous interior. Founded by Pope Julius II in the early 16th century and enlarged by successive pontiffs, the Vatican Museums boast one of the world’s greatest art collections. This tour will be an amazing experience among the incredible amount of artwork that can be found here: from the Belvedere Courtyard and the Pio-Clementino Museum where beautiful ancient Greek and Roman sculptures are located, to the Gallery of candelabra, the Gallery of geographic maps, the Gallery of tapestries, until arriving to the enchanting Sistine Chapel. Michelangelo’s frescoes in the Sistine Chapel are widely regarded as the finest artwork ever created; take your time to look carefully at the marvelous details of the vault of the Sistine Chapel over your head, and be amazed by one of the most famous frescoes in the world, the Last Judgment, behind the main altar. Our local guide will take you to the imposing St. Peter’s square from where you will have privileged access to the interior of St. Peter’s Basilica, in order to explore and admire the beautiful decoration, and in particular the very famous Michelangelo’s Pietà and Bernini’s baldachin. This tour lasts approximately 3 hours. With your Vatican Tour, you'll also receive a complimentary ticket for one run on the Open Bus Double-Decker (2-hour panoramic tour, no stops).