Beat the queues and discover the Vatican on this guided tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Basilica and the Papal Tombs. Admire centuries of art masterpieces and appreciate the holy importance of the Centre of Catholicism.
Let your guide reveal to you the secrets of the papal collection, amassed over hundreds of years. You will discover famous masterpieces by the likes of Caravaggio and Raphael, along with encountering the equally fascinating, often-overlooked pieces that your guide highlights. Enter the Sistine Chapel to see Michelangelo’s acclaimed masterpiece, admiring frescoes such as ‘The Creation of Adam’ and ‘The Last Judgment’.
Using a fast-track entrance, move on to St. Peter’s Basilica. Take a moment to absorb the special atmosphere as you stand in one of the largest and holiest churches in the world.
Round off your Vatican experience by visiting the Papal Tombs, the resting place of many popes and royals. Discover the history of this unique location and contemplate on its religious importance as your experience of the UNESCO World Heritage Site draws to a close.
• Vatican Museums, Viale Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City Italy
• Sistine Chapel, Viale Vaticano, 00165 Vatican City Italy
• St. Peter's Basilica, Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Vatican City Italy