Monolingual groups – Skip the line entrance
Hotel pick-up included
Departures: 07:30 a.m.
Duration: 9.5 hours
Language(s): Papal Audience may be in three languages: English, Spanish and Italian / Vatican Museums: English only – max. 10 people
Meeting point: Via della Traspontina, 6 or free pick-up service from centrally located hotels
Tour ends: St. Peter’s Square (drop off at hotels is not included)
In the morning our guide will take you to St. Peter’s Square where you will attend the Papal Audience (it can be held in the Audience Hall). In the afternoon, after lunch, at 02:00 p.m., our guide will meet you at the restaurant and take you to start the tour of the Vatican Museums, one of the richest art collection in the world, to admire, among others, the world famous Sistine Chapel, Michelangelo’s masterpiece. From there you will enter directly to St. Peter’s Basilica, the largest and most important Catholic Church in the world, with its treasures like the Michelangelo’s sculpture La Pietà and the Altar Baldachin by Bernini. Should St. Peter’s Basilica be closed, the tour will instead include the visit of Raphael’s rooms.
Tour ends in St. Peter’s Square, dominated by Michelangelo’s imposing Cupola and surrounded by the famous Bernini’s double Colonnade .