Type of tour: walking tour
Duration: 3-3.5 hours
Price: 260 Euro fixed price per tour (2-6 participants).
The Vatican is a must see for every visitor coming to Rome: the city of Vatican is the Holy See where the Head of the Catholic church resides, is the smallest State in the world, has the biggest church and one of the largest museums in the world. The itinerary of this walking tour will be the following:
- Vatican Museums: highlights of the collection. Among the treasures that you will see are the famous sculpture of the Laocoon, and the Raphael Rooms (part of the private apartments of Pope Julius II).
- The Sistine Chapel, frescoed by Michelangelo and thought to be the largest body of painting executed solely by one artist, considered the greatest masterpiece of Western art.
- St. Peter's Basilica, where you will enter the heart of Catholicism. This vast and awe-inspiring church is rich in decoration, history, and magnificent art. Among its many treasures is the moving Pietà by Michelangelo.
Note: For a complete overview of the Vatican area, you can request a Full Day Vatican Tour. With this walking tour, additionally to the above mentioned itinerary, you will see the Picture Gallery inside the Vatican Museum and the beautiful fortress of Castel Sant'Angelo.
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