I invite you to go to the main treasures of the Vatican - the smallest, most mysterious and influential state in the world. Our walk will cover the main Vatican museums and the masterpieces of world art collected in them, introduce you to the personalities of the legendary popes and the cultural heritage of the Catholic Church. And all this in a place where sculptures "talk" through the centuries, and the heart sanks from beauty and grandeur! Individual excursion for 1-4 people Duration 3 hours Children Allowed with children How it goes Indoors Rating 4.94 on 48 reviews € 195 per tour Price for 1-4 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
A Kaleidoscope of Vatican Museums You will walk through endless halls and galleries filled with stunning masterpieces of ancient and Renaissance art. We start our tour from the Pontifical Art Gallery, where I will introduce you to paintings by Raphael, Leonardo da Vinci and Caravaggio. Then we will go to the Pine Cone Courtyard and the Pio-Clementino Museum with ancient Greek and Roman sculptures, we will take a look at the Zoo with marble animals, we will pass through three luxurious galleries: Candelabra, Tapestries and Geographic Maps of the 16th century. You will learn how the greatest works of art were created, delve into the intrigues and secrets of famous masters and popes
The perfect beauty of the Sistine Chapel You will see the main treasure of the Vatican - the majestic and beautiful Sistine Chapel, the walls of which are decorated with frescoes by outstanding artists, and the main one among them is the brilliant Michelangelo! The master worked here for almost nine years: he seemed to defy God, whose image he painted on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. I will tell you how this world masterpiece was created, how the elections of the new Pope are held here and what the chapel still serves today
Heart of the Vatican - St. Peter's Basilica St. Peter's Cathedral and the famous square will be the final point of our excursion. You will see the largest cathedral in the world, built on the tomb of the Apostle Peter, and get acquainted with the Christian shrines stored here. You will learn all the most important from the history of the cathedral, during the construction of which nineteen popes were replaced. And the external and internal decoration of the temple will amaze your imagination with splendor, luxury and symbolism.
- The tour is suitable for adults and children from 10 years old
- Entrance tickets to St. Peter's Basilica can be bought on site (1.5 € / person)
- Entrance fees, which guarantee skip-the-line entry to the Vatican Museums, are not included in the tour price. They can be purchased on the official website of the Vatican Museums: adults - 21 € (ticket + reservation on the website), children (from 6 to 18 years old) - 12 €, children under 6 years old free.
- We recommend booking tickets no later than 10 days before the day of the tour (tickets to the Vatican Museums are non-refundable, but it is possible to reschedule the date or time)
Start of the excursion by appointment. You will know the exact meeting point immediately after booking. Museums and ArtsVatican City13St. Peter's Cathedral12Sistine Chapel6