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Holy Year of Mercy in Rome: Papal Audience, Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica

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Holy Year of Mercy in Rome: Papal Audience, Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica

  • Tour duration: 10h
  • Languages: English
  • Live Guide
  • Suitable for families, young and seniors
  • Hotel Pick-up Service

Why you should go

Join us and explore stunning Vatican City. You will attend at the Popes Blessing  where you will recive Popes Blessing. You will experience a short panoramic tour of via Nazionale, Piazza Venezia, Corso Vittorio, Corso Rinasciment and many more.

Highlights

  • Experience Audience with the Holy Father
  • Receive the Blessing of the Rosary beads 
  • Enjoy a typical Italian meal in a local restaurant
  • Exclusive Skip the Line Entrance to the Vatican Museums

What shall I see

Get a guaranteed admission at the Papal Audience in either St. Peter's Square or Nervi Hall. Experience seeing Pope Francis and listening him welcome pilgrims, impart his blessing and lead the prayers. Thanks to our secured priority admission to the event, we will pick you up in the early morning from your hotel and transport you to the Vatican. Live an intense spiritual moment side-by-side with people from around the world. Feel free to pray or simply observe one of the most incredible, long-standing traditions in the Catholic world.

Your experience includes a short panoramic tour of via Nazionale, Piazza Venezia, Corso Vittorio, Corso Rinascimento and the Lungotevere, with drop-off at Piazza dei Tribunali (located about 1 mile/1,6 km from St. Peter’s Basilica). To reach the Basilica, your group will walk past Castel Sant’Angelo and via della Conciliazione. You will check in with our guaranteed tickets at the square, passing through a metal detector. Our experienced and professional guide will take you to a spot where you will have an excellent view of the ceremony. After the audience you will be accompanied to a typical Roman restaurant nearby to enjoy a meal before returning to the Vatican, where you will finally discover the masterpieces of Christian Rome, like the famed Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica. You won't have to worry about waiting in long lines on this tour.

We are here to ensure that you skip the lines and our expert guide will be there to give you an insider's point of view. The afternoon tour is the best option to visit the Museums and St. Peter's Church without the morning crowd. The Vatican Museums No trip to Rome is complete without a visit to the Vatican Museums. Home to 54 different galleries including four statue museums: Museo Pio-Clementino, Museo Chiaramonti, Museo Gregoriano Etrusco and the Museo Gregoriano Egiziano. These museums are home to some of the most famous works of art in the world, with artists including: Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Carvaggio, Raphael and Giotto, to name a few. An experience that is sure to inspire the art lover in anyone.

The Sistine Chapel The 54th gallery of the Vatican Museums is the famed Sistine Chapel. Completed around 1483, the Sistine Chapel is arguably the most famous chapel in the world due to the artwork located within. View many of the most famous frescoes in the world, including the famous ceiling and "The Last Judgement" painted by Michelangelo. Not only does the Sistine Chapel hold some of the world's most precious works of art, but it is still used for religious purposes such as the Papal Conclave, that is the process through which a new Pope is chosen. St. Peter's Basilica A popular pilgrimage site, St. Peter's Basilica is also one of the largest in the world and a shining example of Renaissance architecture. You won't regret taking this tour!

Price includes

  • Hotel pick-up (only in listed hotels in central Rome)
  • Transportation
  • Booking and pick-up of the Papal Audience tickets
  • Guaranteed admission to the Audience
  • Lunch Exclusive
  • Skip the Line Entrance to the Vatican Museums as Official Tour Operator Partners
  • Professional Guide
  • Headsets

Price excludes

  • Blessing of the Rosary beads (optional and rosary not included)
  • Optional Gratuities

Good to know

  • Please provide a printed copy of your voucher at check-in
  • Hotel transfers are included with this tour Tour starts at 7:30 AM.
  • Please call 24-48 hours ahead of time to receive your pick-up time
  • Hotel pick-up may be as early as 1 hour prior to tour start time
  • Please be ready in your hotel lobby 10 minutes prior to the pick-up time
  • Tour only operates on Wednesdays
  • Audience starts at 7:30 AM, according to the Holy Father's schedule

Meeting point

If your hotel or accommodation is not located in the center you must reach Via Vittorio Emanuele Orlando 95, in front of the Grand Hotel

Pick-up service

Rome Pickup Service: This tour offers pickup service from your accommodation. Please select the pickup point "Centrally located hotels " and write in the "Additional info" section on the "Checkout page" where is your exact accommodation. We will let you know the exact pickup time when you receive the booking confirmation.

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