A three hour group tour of the Vatican, St Peters and the Sistine Chapel with an emphasis on the galleries and religious artwork of the various Vatican museums, most notably the 'Pio-Christian' museum. This official Vatican tour is available on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and is usually available at 8.45 AM, 9.00 AM and 11.30 AM.
"The Museum truly displays a continuous interweaving between Christianity and culture, between faith and art, between the divine and the human" ... (From the Address of His Holiness Benedict XVI to the staff of the Vatican Museums, 23rd of November 2006).
This is an official, Vatican-organised tour that in approximately three hours covers the the Pio-Christian Museum, the Picture Gallery (Pinacoteca), the Gallery of the Candelabras, the Gallery of the Tapestries (Renaissance art), the Gallery of the Geographical Maps, the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica. Once the guided tour is over you are free to remain inside the Vatican complex and continue your individual explorations, should you so desire. Please note that this itinerary is not suitable for those using a wheelchair.
Tour is available in English, Italian, French, German, Spanish, Russian and Portuguese.
This is a full 'skip-the-queue' ticket.
You may use a copy of your voucher on a mobile device to gain admittance.
This tours lasts approximately 3 hours.
The tour is available in English, Italian, French, German, Spanish, Russian and Portuguese and includes headsets so that you can hear your guide.
For a three hour walking tour you are advised to wear comfortable shoes.
The date and time of your visit cannot be modified so please be sure to arrive on time - it's recommended that you're there at least 20 minutes before start time.
Please remember that as the tour includes a visit to religious places that you'll need to dress respectfully - to not do so risks being denied entrance.
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