Vatican, Sistine Chapel & St.Peter’s Dome, Skip the Line Access Tour

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Don’t waste your valuable time waiting on lines to see the Vatican. Your guide will meet you outside the Vatican Museums and will escort you straight to the luxurious exhibitions. You’ll see the Gallery of Maps, the Gallery of Tapestries, and the Pinecone Courtyard. The Vatican Museum’s highlights include the stunning works of Raphael and Michelangelo that were collected by various Popes throughout the centuries.

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Duration: 4 hours
Starts: Roma, Italy
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Literary, Art & Music Tours



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Don’t waste your valuable time waiting on lines to see the Vatican. Your guide will meet you outside the Vatican Museums and will escort you straight to the luxurious exhibitions. You’ll see the Gallery of Maps, the Gallery of Tapestries, and the Pinecone Courtyard. The Vatican Museum’s highlights include the stunning works of Raphael and Michelangelo that were collected by various Popes throughout the centuries.

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Stop At: Vatican Museums, Viale Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City Italy

Your guide will meet you outside the Vatican Museums and will escort you straight to the luxurious exhibitions.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Stanze di Raffaello, Viale Vaticano, Vatican City Italy

You’ll see the Gallery of Maps, the Gallery of Tapestries, and the Pinecone Courtyard. The Vatican Museum’s highlights include the stunning works of Raphael and Michelangelo that were collected by various Popes throughout the centuries.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Sistine Chapel, Viale Vaticano, 00165 Vatican City Italy

The next stop is the glorious Sistine Chapel where you’ll behold Michelangelo’s famous frescoes “The Last Judgment,” and “The Creation of Adam.”

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Cupola di San Pietro, Piazza san Pietro, 00120 Vatican City Italy

The tour continues to inside the Dome of St. Peter’s Basilica for a special up-close perspective. A lift will take you to the main level inside the vault, which offers a fantastic view of the breathtaking mosaics and elaborate decor. This view provides a true perspective on the artisans’ efforts and techniques used for such intricate work.

Then, climb the 281 steps to the highest point of the Dome. At the top, your guide will identify notable points of interest in Rome, from one of the best views of the entire city.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: St. Peter’s Basilica, Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Vatican City Italy

Back at ground level, explore St. Peter’s Basilica, and be sure to visit Michelangelo’s Pietà, the only piece of work the famous sculptor ever signed. Learn how Michelangelo triumphed over his peers for the distinct honor to paint St. Peter’s heavenly arch. You’ll also enter the underground ecclesiastical tomb, where many Popes have been buried throughout the centures. You’ll also discover various houses of prayer, and shrouded graves.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: St. Peter’s Square, Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Vatican City Italy

The tour will end at St. Peter’s Square.

Duration: 30 minutes



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