Vatican Museums—is an extraordinary complex of galleries collecting some of Italy’s most important art, from paintings and sculptures to tapestries and classical antiquities.
Book a skip-the-line, small-group tour to discover one of the most visited attractions in the world. The small-group tour allows you to have a more close experience, but a headset is included to make sure you can always hear the commentary clearly.
Walk through the Gallery of the Maps to see the work of early cartographers and Gallery of Candelabra, home to carved marble candelabras and sculptures. Raphael’s Rooms are a series of galleries that highlight the talent of the lauded Renaissance artist himself. Pass through the rooms, and then step inside the Sistine Chapel. Gaze at Michelangelo’s iconic ceiling fresco, The Creation of Adam, as well as The Last Judgment.
Continue to St Peter’s Basilica, which is said to be built on the ground where St Peter is buried. Admire La Pietà, an early Michelangelo sculpture, and pause to rub the foot of a statue of St Peter, said to bring good luck. Your Vatican and St Peter’s Basilica tour then finishes outside the church.
In hot days of Summer wear a hat and comfortable shoes. Do not forget also to bring camera to take pictures of the great sites you will see
Shoulders and kness should be covered when entering churches
Bring a bottle of water with you that you can refill from the beautiful and fresh fountains of Rome with great drinkable water