Entire Vatican And Vatacombs: Heritage Of Rome Tour

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Key Details

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  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    Varies. Please check in 30 minutes before the tour start time you have selected.
  • Departure Details :
    Central Rome
  • Return Details :
    St. Peter's Square, Vatican City
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

This comprehensive 3-hour Vatican tour includes Sistine Chapel, the extensive Vatican Museums and the Vatacombs - the final resting place of many popes. Explore the heritage of Rome and the world-class art collection of Vatican City with your guide, a professional art historian. Youll bypass the crowds with skip-the-line priority access to St. Peter's Basilica.8am Early Bird Vatican entry available in Summer so you can REALLY beat the crowds!

Highlights

  • All entrance fees included
  • All necessary equipment included
  • All-inclusive tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Perfect for all ages and skill level
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors

Know More about this tour

Meet your guide in central Rome and getpriority access totheVatican. You'llexperience the major highlights of Vatican City on a3-hourtour that covers the Musei Vaticani, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's Church, and the Vatacombs.

Seewhat is surely the most important art collection in the world, located within more than 1,200 rooms; your guide coversthe most important masterpieces. Highlights include the rooms of Raphael as well asancient Roman and Greek pieces in the BelvedereCourtyard.

Receiveacomprehensive background on the Sistine Chapel from before it was commissioned to the finishing touches, learning to distinguishbetween truth and legend.

Straight after seeing the Sistine Chapel, you'll be granteddirect access to St. Peter's Basilica, skipping the long lines and extra time a privilege made availableon this particular tour. Explorethe largest basilica in the world, built over what are believed to be the bones of St. Peter. Included areMichelangelo'sPieta and dome as well asthe massive baldacchino (a bronze canopy sculpted by Bernini),Raphael'sTransfiguration,and other monuments of artistic importance.Outside the magnificent Renaissance church your guidediscusses the history of the Vatican State, its Swiss Guard, and how St. Peter's Square was designed.

Yourguide will also lead you through the underground level referred to as the Vatacombs, a rarely seen area of the Vatican where tombs of the former popes are located, before your tour ends.

Inclusions

  • Priority skip-the-line Vatican tickets (8am Early Bird Vatican entry available in Summer!)
  • Licensed Vatican tour guide
  • Vatican Museums tour
  • Sistine Chapel tour
  • Vatacombs tour
  • St. Peter's Basilica tour
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Professional art historian guide

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • "Scavi" - believed to be the resting place of St. Peter (must be booked separately through the Vatican - 3 to 6 months waiting list)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements.

Not wheelchair accessible

Tour meets 30 minutes before tour start time

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