A unique experience to discover Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and Pinacoteca in a small group tour of people led by an official guide. You will explore art collections and paintings along the most beautiful Vatican Galleries!
Journeys to Italy is glad to offer you a special tour to visit Vatican Galleries!
You will explore the stunning frescoes inside the Pinacoteca as well as the unmissable Sistine Chapel. Our Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and Pinacoteca small group Tour runs on Wednesday morning, allowing you to enter the Museums skipping the long line at the entrance.
Your professional friendly guide, who is an art expert, will be at disposal for you and your group up to 22 people for 3 hours. We will provide you special priority tickets to maximise your Tour time! The itinerary covers Vatican Highlights such as Vatican Galleries, the Raphael rooms, Sistine Chapel and the wonders of the Pinacoteca.
The Pinacoteca is an amazing gallery with paitings from all over the world. It is located on the upper floors of the Vatican Museums. It contains artworks from the 12th to the 19th century by great artists such as Giotto, Perugino, Raphael, Titian, Caravaggio and Leonardo Da Vinci. Moreover, her eit is possible to admire some Flemish tapestries created especially for Pope Leo X Medici. The stories represented on these tapestries, projected by Raphael, recount St. S.tephen and St. Lawrence life’s episode.
Then your Vatican and Pinacoteca small group tour will proceed towards the magnificent Vatican Galleries. Among them there are Gallery of Candelabra, Gallery of Tapestry and Gallery of Maps. The Gallery of Maps take its name from the maps that represent Italy and its major cities from North to South. We are sure that geography lovers will enjoy this chance!
You will continue to Raphael Rooms, painted by Raphael when he was young for Pope Julius II. Here it is possible to admire some his best paitings such as the School of Athens. Borgia Apartments are part of Papal apartments as Raphael’s Rooms. In Borgia apartment, you will see the beautiful decorations by some of the most renowned artists of the Early Renaissance.
Last but not least, you will have access to the Sistine Chapel, the true masterpiece by Michelangelo. Feel free to admire the worlwide famous ceiling! The creation of Adam paiting and the Last Judgement painting on the Altar wall will amaze you: that’s something you won’t ever forget in your life!
- Vatican Museums
- Raphael’s room
- Borgia Apartments
- Sistine Chapel
- Professional guide
- skip the line tickets
- group up to 22 people
- No wheelchair accessible
- It is highly recommended to be on time
- 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
Viale Vaticano 100, in front of Cafè Vaticano