Sunrise Vatican Private Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Monti, Esquilino & San Lorenzo

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This 3 hours private tour is the perfect occasion for you to explore one of the biggest art collections in the world, with a private guide; in this way, you would not just wander around it, but you will be living an unforgettable experience.You will be picked up at your central Hotel in Rome: your private driver will escort you with car or minivan to Vatican Museums entrance, where you will meet your private guide.During this amazing tour, you will visit not only the Vatican Museums, but also the Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter’s Basilica.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Vatican Museums, Vatican City, LazioThe first part of this tour will be focused on the Vatican Museums and Upper Galleries, including one of the Maps, Tapestries, and Candelabra. In the rooms, you will have the opportunity to admire many Roman statues discovered during the excavations and many spectacular painted rooms.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Vatican Museums, Vatican City, LazioThen, you will enter the Raphael Rooms, which were part of Pope Julius II's apartments. Here, while the young Raphael was painting the Room of the “Signatura”, Michelangelo was painting the Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. The two artists were a rivalry but Raphael will recognize the talent of Michelangelo in the “School of Athens”, you will see also the Parnassus and the Dispute over the Sacrament.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Vatican Museums, Vatican City, LazioAfter having admired the Raphael Rooms, you will move to the Borgia Rooms. These rooms, which were commissioned by the Spanish Pope Alexander VI Borgia and painted by Pinturicchio, are inside the oldest section of the Apostolic Palace.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Vatican Museums, Vatican City, LazioFinally, you will arrive in the Modern and Contemporary Galleries, created thanks to the several donations in honor of Pope Paul VI that during a special Speech inside the Sistine Chapel he called back to the Church the modern and contemporary artists recreating the link between art and church. Many donations arrived from the United States and other countries. In fact, among the many famous artists, you will notice Matisse, Chagall, Dalì, Bacon.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Sistine Chapel, Vatican City, LazioAfter the visit to the Vatican Museums, you will access the Sistine Chapel. Here you will be hit by the amazing view of Michelangelo's frescoes: the Creation of the World on the ceiling and the Last Judgment on the wall behind the altar of the chapelDuration: 30 minutesStop At: St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City, LazioFinally, yo.u will enter the amazing St. Peter's Basilica, where you will admire its internal structure and many beautiful works of art. Among the many, you will be able to appreciate Michelangelo's Pietà and the Bernini's Baldacchino.Duration: 30 minutesPass By: Real Barcelona Tours, Barcelona, CataloniaEnjoy our wonderful tour, TripAdvisor listing company.

What’s included

  • Professional guide for 3 hours
  • Private tour
  • Transport by private vehicle from your hotel to the meeting place with your guide
  • Skip-the-line tickets
  • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
  • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
  • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Basilica
  • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
  • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
  • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
  • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
  • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
  • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Basilica
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel drop-off
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