Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel
A special occasion to visit the magnificent and vast Vatican Museums, one of the largest museum complexes of global interest.
The tour begins by coach passing through Piazza della Repubblica with the Fountain of the Nayads and following the ancient Aurelian walls which once surrounded the ancient city.
From Piazza del Popolo where you will see an Egyptian obelisk dating back to the time of Ramses II. Finally, on arrival at the Vatican Walls, your guide will then lead you into the Vatican Museums* taking the beautiful Spiral staircase and continuing through the Gallery of the Tapestries and the Gallery of the Geographical Maps before arriving in the famous Sistine Chapel* with its magnificent fresco of the Last Judgement by Michelangelo, at the end of the tour time free to visit the St.Peter's Basilica.
DETAILS OF THE TOUR:
(except on Sundays and religious holidays)
From March 1st to Oct. 31st
Every day Morning and Afternoon
From Nov. 1st to Febr. 28th
Monday Morning; Tuesdays - Wednesdays - Thursdays - Saturday Afternoon
Friday Morning and Afternoon; Dec. 24th and 31th only Morning
Approx. 4 hours
From Hotel 6:30/7:40 am
From Agency 8:00 am
From Hotel 2:00/2:40 pm Mar. - Oct. 1:30/2:15 pm Nov. - Feb.
From Agency 3:00 pm Mar. - Oct. 2:30pm Nov. - Feb.
COST: € 61,00
*NB: entrance to vatican museums and sistine chapel requires appropriate attire (no shorts, miniskirts or uncovered shoulders).
No drop off at the hotels but stops at: Via Veneto, Piazza Barberini, Piazza Venezia, Piazza della Repubblica, Termini Station and Terminal GLT.