SkipTheLine Private Tour Vatican Museums Sistine Chapel Raphael's Rooms Basilica

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  • Private Tour
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  • 3 hr

Through this Skip-The-Line Private Vatican Tour, your personal tour guide will take you to discover the wonders of the papal collections, the marvels of the Sistine Chapel and the Raphael's Rooms as well as the imposing Saint Peter's Basilica. Michelangelo and Raphael with their artworks, are the greatest protagonists of this tour. Being the Vatican a concentrate of art and history, visiting the ancient papal palaces converted into one of the largest museums of the world, led by passionate tour guide, will leave you speechless. Tour Update: - A valid COVID VACCINATION CERTIFICATE is required to enter the Vatican Museums. - Due to COVID RESTRICTIONS, St. Peter's Basilica is not included in this tour, as the passage connecting the museum to the Church is still closed. (St. Peter's Basilica can be visited, free of charge, accessing from the square on your own).

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Meeting Point: Across the street from the entrance of the Vatican Museums, at the intersection of via Tunisi and viale Vaticano, at the top of the stairs, next to the Caffè Vaticano. Meeting time: 15 minutes before the tour starts. Your guide will be holding a signboard with your name.

Stop At: Vatican Museums

Tour of the main galleries of the Vatican museums: Gallery of Candelabra, the Pinecone Courtyard, The Gallery of Tapestries, The Gallery of Maps and The Borgia's apartment. This the perfect place where your private guide will tell you stories and curiosities about the Popes and the artists who made them come true.

Duration: 1 hour

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This is the archaeological collection of the Vatican Museums. In this section are located the famous statues of the Apollo and Torso del Belvedere as well as the Laocoön marble group.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Stanze di Raffaello

In this section your guide will lead you to discover the ancient apartment of Pope Julius II, painted by the young talent of the Italian Renaissance Raffaello Sanzio. His "School of Athens" is considered one of his most appreciated masterpieces.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Sistine Chapel

This tour ends with the world famous Sistine Chapel, where the election of Popes takes place, painted by the genius of Michelangelo. His "Creation of Adam" and the "last Judgment" are among his main works and your passionate guide will let you know about its hidden symbolism.

Duration: 30 minutes
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