|MEETING POINT||The Vatican Museums entrance|
|STARTING TIME||8 : 30 am|
|ENDING||12 : 30 pm (approximately)|
We are pleased to offer you the once in a lifetime opportunity to visit the most important historical, and artistic sites in the World. The vital center of Catholicism: Vatican City. Everything will be take care of for you. All you have to do is get ready to enjoy this amazing Exclusive Vatican tour!
This Exclusive tour, includes a professional English speaking guide, just for your party and Entrance fees to the sites. During this private 4 hour guided tour of the Vatican museum, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica, you will admire masterpieces and sculptures and so much more, with the helpful illustrations and knowledge of an exclusive, personal, English speaking guide, that will escort you through such an incredible experience. Your private guide will explain the history of the Vatican and how the Symbol of Christianity has created its own, independent State, within the City of Rome.
Vatican City, hosts some of the Worlds’ most important art triumphs, created by Raphael, Bernini and, of course, Michelangelo, among other magnificent artists. You will visit impressive masterpieces, for example, the frescos of The Four Raphael Rooms (Stanze di Raffaello, in Italian): The Hall of Constantine, the Room of Heliodorus, the Room of the Signatura and the Room of the Fire in the Borgo, and some of other famous works of the Italian Renaissance. Your personal tour guide will also explain to you the importance of the bond between art and Christianity, and how it impacted society through the centuries.
The peak of this incredible private tour, will be your visit to the Sistine Chapel. This Place is a pillar of the Christian World, as it is the Cardinals’ gathering place, when it’s time to elect the New Pope. It is a place of great spirituality and personal sacredness, you will definitely experience the sensations of profound respect and rejoice. But also, the Sistine Chapel will leave you in awe, as you will have the opportunity to admire, up-close, the most important and known masterpiece, Michelangelo’s “The creation of Adam”. To top it off, you’ll visit St. Peter’s Basilica
You will have a full explanation on the amazing sculptures and creations. You will have the chance to appreciate the greatness of Michelangelo’s famous Marble sculpture, the Pietà, or Bernini’s magnificent bronze altar. Before the tour is over, your guide will make sure you get the full experience, and will take you outside the Basilica, to the World famous St. Peter’s square, from which the Pope gives his blessings and Christians from all over the Globe, gather in unity to pray.
Meeting point: You will meet your personal directly at the Vatican. All the details on the locations will be on your Confirmation Voucher.
Dress code and conduct: Appropriate modesty is required, to visit the Sacred places. Shoulders and knees must be covered. Photos and videos are NOT permitted in the Sistine Chapel, but are permitted in the Museums, Basilica, and Square.
*The itinerary of the tour may change due to unpredicted Vatican events. Very occasionally, the Vatican may make changes that may affect your tour; your guide will do everything possible to make appropriate adjustments, but if it is impossible to complete a part of the tour, we regret that no compensation can be offered.
The Vatican Museums are closed on Sundays. Wednesday morning tours are not suggested as access to St. Peter’s Basilica may not be available, due to the Papal Audience in the Square.
*Upon request we offer round trip transportation in one of our luxury vehicles. This service can be reserved directly during the booking process
On this private walking tour of the Vatican, here is what you will see:
• Vatican Museums
• Hall of Maps and Hall of Tapestries
• Raphael’s Rooms
• Sistine Chapel
• St. Peter’s Basilica