Discover the masterpieces of Rome in one day on this tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica and Colosseum area. 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 guides will be there to give you an insider's point of view. 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, it is still used for religious purposes such as the Papal conclave - 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.
Lunch in a typical restaurant Take a tasty stop after the visit of the Vatican Museums ina typical restaurant for a 3 courses meal. then be ready to visit Colosseum Area. Colosseum one of the most popular and amazing building of the entire world. Access the Colosseum with no line and be ready to enter into the legend. Learn about architecture and history of this massive amphitheatre which hosted ancient Romans, Seantors, Emperors and Gladiators as well as animals from all over the world. In summer (April-October) you'll havethe opportunity to visit Palatine hill, the place of foundation of Rome and the Roman Forum from the inside.
In the winter (November-March) discover the Capitol hill, actual site of the Majour of Rome offering the most beautiful view on the Roman Forum. Hotel transportation service is available for an extra cost and is on a per person basis, added as an "option" when booking your tour (verify your hotel is listed in the hotel pick-up list before adding this option to your booking). When booking transportation service at the extra cost you'll also have lunch and transport service included from the restaurant to the Archaeological Area.