Book this tour and enjoy a visit to some of the most important monuments in Vatican during this guided tour. This tour also offers fast entry, without having to waste time waiting in line which gives you more time to enjoy sightseeing beautiful cultural monuments.
The first place we will visit is the Vatican Museum with its incredible art gallery called Pinacoteca. This place houses works of art by famous artists such as Raphael, Caravaggio and da Vinci. You will also have the opportunity to visit the original helical Bramante Staircase, normally hidden behind velvet ropes and closed to the public. The Museum also houses interesting collections like the pagan sculptures in the Gallery of the Candelabra, collection of medieval maps of the world in the Gallery of the Maps and incredible optical illusions in the Gallery of the Tapestries. The second incredible monument we will show you is the Sistine Chapel, most famous by the outstanding frescoes on the ceiling painted by talented Michelangelo together with other Florentine masters. This tour offers a direct access from Sistine Chapel to St. Peter's Basilica, the largest and the most important Christian church. In this magnificent building you can also find stunning works of art, such as Michelangelo's Pietà. When the tour is over, you will have enough time to explore Vatican more at your leisure, going back to the sights that interested you the most.