Take a morning or afternoon tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Basilica - and jump the queue by booking ahead. You’ll enjoy a hi-quality guided tour of the Vatican and see Michelangelo‘s famous Sistine Chapel frescoes, without wasting time waiting in line.
Upon arrival at the gates of the Museums, your guide will lead you into the oldest section of the Museums where you will visit the collection of Classical Roman and Greek Art, the world’s richest. In the Belvedere Courtyard the guide will show you the beautiful statues of Apollo, Laocoon and the Apoxiomenos by Lysippus.
Your tour continues to the Room fo the Animals, the Hall of Muses with its famous Torso, the Greek Cross Room, the Gallery of Candelabra, the Gallery of Tapistries and through the Hall of Geographical Maps you will reach the Raphael’s Rooms.Your will stop longer here to enjoy the view of the Parnassus, the School of Athens and other masterpieces of the greatest painter of the Renaissance.
A narrow passageway will bring you to the Borgia Apartments and the breathtaking Sistine Chapel with its magnificent fresco by Michelangelo, Botticelli and Ghirlandaio.The tour will continue to the Basilica of St. Peter, with the famous statue of the Pietà and the Holy Grottoes, where the Popes are buried.
The visit ends in St. Peter’s Square, the impressive work by Gianlorenzo Bernini where you will be able to see the Pope’s Residence and the chimney where the smoke comes out when the Popes are elected.