You will go though the spectacular Cortile della Pigna and the Cortile del Belvedere, passing by the Animal’s Gallery, to join the Muse's Room (Torso del Belvedere),and then in the famous Circle Room.
Photo: Vatican Museum exponate, © Matthew Marschner
Then you will pass by the Greek Cross Room, in order to admire Saint Helen's and Saint Constance sarcophagus. You will go through the Sala della Biga and continue throughout several galleries: the Candelabra gallery, the Galleria degli Arazzi, the Map's Gallery.
Furthermore, you'll reach the Pius V's Room and moreover the Sobieski Room, which is the Immaculate Conceptions' room.
Finally you’ll arrive to the famous Sistine Chapel : it has been entirely frescoed by Michelangelo and represents a spectacular place that you would never want to leave.
Photo: Vatican Museum ladder, © Mike Elias
Our tour will carry on to Saint Peter's basilica by passing in front of the famous Porta Santa. Inside the church you'll admire the renowned Michelangelo's La Pietà and St. Peter's Baldachin: the statue made by Arnolfo di Cambio in honor of Saint Peter. Furthermore, you will see the Vatican's cavern where the Popes' tombs are located.
Photo: Saint Peter's basilica interior, © David Harris
Meeting point on the mapVia Leone IV, 22
Languages: English Russian
Duration: 3 hours
Included: skip-the-line entrance to the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel, guided tour, guest relations assistance
Not included: transfer from/to hotel, guided tour inside the Basilica
Tour schedule: departure time: 10:30 am - 11:30 am - 03:00 pm
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