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Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel & Colosseum Tour with Pickup

1. Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel & Colosseum Tour with Pickup

Take a guided tour of the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel and skip the ticket lines. Enjoy a hassle-free day in Rome. When you arrive your guide will lead you into the museums where you’ll see one of the most important art collections in the world. On this full-day tour, you’ll have a chance to admire the splendid halls, including the Gallery of Tapestries and Geographical Maps, before finally arriving at the famous Sistine Chapel. You'll also visit the unforgettable Raphael Rooms. After a break for lunch, which is included in the tour price, you’ll take a drive to Rome’s Archaeological Area. Enter the glorious Colosseum to see the interior of this massive arena and take a complete tour of the Roman Forum. Climb the marvelous Palatine Hill or the enchanting Capitoline Hill, and explore one of the most important archaeological areas in the world. Please note that due to shorter days, from October the 28th the visit to the Palatine Hill will be replaced with an external explanation from Capitoline Hill.

Vatican and Sistine Chapel Private Guided Tour

2. Vatican and Sistine Chapel Private Guided Tour

Make sure to include a guided visit to the Vatican on your Rome holiday. During this 3-hour tour for a group of up to 6 persons, your guide will show you the highlights of the 9-mile long museum space that features more than 70,000 works of art. Your private guide will take you to see the art collected by popes over the centuries. Visit the Raphael Rooms, the public part of the papal apartments, painted by Raphael and his followers. Marvel at the Sistine Chapel, the place where cardinals elect the new pope and best known for Michelangelo's paintings, The Creation of Adam and The Last Judgment. Finally you will tour trough the galleries where Popes displayd a unique collection of statues.

Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel Skip-the-Ticket-Line Tour

3. Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel Skip-the-Ticket-Line Tour

Take a 3-hour guided tour of the holiest site in Christendom on a guided walking tour of the Vatican Museums including a comprehensive visit to the Sistine Chapel. With exclusive skip-the-ticket-line access through the Vatican Museums partners' entrance, save the long wait in the lines that usually form outside one of the world’s most popular attractions. Considered one of the most important places in the history of human civilization, start your tour at the museum to see the important collections of art that various popes have acquired throughout the centuries. Look out for renowned sculptures and masterpieces of Renaissance art. Feel the weight of history and get a sense of the sacred as you spy paintings by Raphael, Giotto, Leonardo da Vinci, Caravaggio and Michelangelo, including his masterwork in the Sistine Chapel.

Rome: Private Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel Tour

4. Rome: Private Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel Tour

With your licensed local guide leading the way, you’ll breeze past the notoriously long lines and through an exclusive Vatican Partner Entrance into the Vatican Museums – giving you more time to experience the artistic treasures of this unmatched collection. Seek out the sights you really want to see, dwell a little longer in areas with lots to take in, and ask questions to your heart’s content – making the most of your guide’s considerable Vatican expertise. The tour takes in the Gallery of Maps, with its delicately gilded ceiling, the world-famous Raphael Rooms, and much more. You’ll see famous works alongside forgotten relics, medieval maps, and ancient sculptures, each with its own story, before heading to the jewel in the Vatican’s crown: the Sistine Chapel. Here, your guide will provide a richer perspective on Michelangelo’s legendary frescos, pointing out easily missed details like the painful punishments the artist painted for his enemies, and the personal message he left for the Pope.

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Lydia guided us around the Vatican and her knowledge allowed us to learn a lot from her! thank you ! On the other hand, I recommend going there at less busy times than dinner time OR on a private tour... because it's so stuffy that there are people.

Well done guided tour, skip the line and detailed explanation of the most important things, friendly and prepared guide.

It was an extraordinary and exhilarating experience. Our guide Giselle was attentive, kind and very knowledgeable.

Very well managed Tour guide letizia very knowledgeable and friendly

Punctuality, kindness and friendliness of our guide, Adriano.