Sistine Chapel at night with Vatican Museums

Tours & Sightseeing in Italy
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Tour description

- Sites visited: Vatican Museums, Courtyard of the pine cone, Galleries of Candelabras, Tapestries and Geographical Maps, the Raphael's rooms, Sistine Chapel  - Duration: 2,5 hours - Meeting time: every Friday at 19:30 - Dress code: below knees, shoulders covered - Included: radios and earpieces for 6 pax or more - Not included: ticket fees, food, beverages and taxi transfer

When the evening comes, after a hot sunny day, when the big crowds are leaving the main touristic spots, you can take the chance and visit the museums with not so many people inside, and with a really peculiar atmosphere inside the Sistine Chapel lit by a warm artificial light making the colors even brighter. The tour starts at the Vatican Museums on an unusual vibe, unique moments will be printed in your memory like staring at Saint Peter's dome shining above Rome or the sound of music at the court of the pinecone where a live concert provides the perfect soundtrack of this unforgettable experience! While visiting the most relevant sections of the Museums, one of the five most visited in the world with 6 millions of tourists every year, unique for the density of masterpieces, you'll breath the genius of Raphael, Michelangelo, Botticelli, the most influential and representative artists of the Italian renaissance. An itinerary focused on art, history, religion, symbolism passing through galleries like the one of the tapestries and the geographical maps, including the private apartment of the Pope Julius II painted by the talented Raphael, and taking us to the logic conclusion of this magic experience, the Sistine Chapel, expression of universal beauty intensified by 7000 LEDs to better appreciate its full splendor!

What's included

  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly for a group of at least 5 pax
  • Local guide
  • Professional guide art historian or archaeologist
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines

What's not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation to/from attractions