Semi Private Five Hour Vatican Highlights Tour
Top seller ! Most complete tour of Vatican City. Small group of max 14 guests, with SKIP LINE tickets and dedicated entrance for accredited companies.
The five hour tour of highlights of Vatican offers the guest the in depth experience of one of the most fascinating destinations in Italy. This is a great opportunity to see Vatican City state in depth with an expert Vatican Guide
We start with St Peters Basilica. The visit starts with the Vatican Grottoes with tombs of over 150 popes including the tomb of John Paul II and then with the church itself. We will then take the elevator and explore Michelangello's Dome from within. The views into St Peter's are unforgettable !
A short walk down reveals Michelangello engeneering. Finally we visit the Church itself with its glorious baroque art !. In depth visit followsat St Peter's Square
A Cappucino stop may be offered on the way to get more energy. Our admissions to Vatican Museums will be pre booked with priority pass to ensure no lines entry. You will be offered an in depth tour of the Vatican collection with all important highlights between ancient and renaissance art.
You guide will gave sharp insights and will be thorough in providing information including many little details that made the tour so rich. This will be the time to ask questions regarding the collection and art in general. There will be extra time for in depth study of the Sistine Chapel, the most important stop on your museum walk. Visitors who wish to continue
with their private exploration will be able to stay on and enjoy the Vatican collection on their own.
After the tour your guide will be happy to advise on lunch options and point to bookshops and souvenir shops where you will be left alone to browse.
Pope Francis proclaimed 2016 as an extraordinary Holly Year resulting in additional multiple religious functions in St. Peters Basilica which at times may make it impossible to offer the guided tour of St. Peters. In such event your guide will explain the history and art of the church during the visit of the Dome and end the tour in St Peters for private exploration.
St Peter's Square - St Peter's Basilica - the Grottoes and Popes' Tombs under St Peter's - Basilica of St Peter's - the view from St Peter's Roof and visit of the terrace of the Dome by elevator painting Gallery - Roman and and Greek Statues Gallery - Gallery of Tapestries - Gallery of Maps - Raphael Stanzas - the Sistine Chapel
Tour category: semi private, max 16 guests English with licensed guide
Tour duration: five hours
Tour availability: Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
Participants meeting time: 08.30 am in Vatican
Participants meeting place: near St Peters Square ( details will be included in the voucher )
Entrance Ticket: included to Vatican Museums at 29 adults and E 20 students, excluded ticket to elevator to the Dome at E 8
Transportation: not included