Papal Audience Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Basilica – Join our full day Vatican experience starting on St. Peter’s Square with Papal Audience, through the legendary Vatican Museums and the mysterious Sistine Chapel and finish at St. Peter’s Basilica.
Meeting at 9:00 am you will receive the admission tickets for the Papal Audience, and our tour manager will give you all the appropriate directions to join the audience and have a great experience receiving blessings from Pope Francis I.
After the audience at 12:00 pm you will have one hour break for lunch.
Our professional Vatican tour guide will meet you at 1:00 pm for the museum tour. You will have privileged entrance, avoid all crowds and continue with your Vatican experience with our expert guide, who will lead you through history step by step, starting from the foundation of the Vatican, through the Renaissance Popes’ ancient Greek and Roman statuary collection that inspired the greatest artists of the era, the Belvedere Courtyard, Raphael’s rooms and paying particular attention to Michelangelo’s masterpiece, the Sistine Chapel.
After the museum you will continue directly to the St. Peter’s Basilica that houses the masterpieces of the Baroque genius, Bernini and the spectacular, unmatched statue group of Michelangelo, the Pietà.
We kindly remind you of the Vatican dress code: Shoulders and knees must be covered!
Our tours are conducted by professional tour guides, licensed by the city of Rome, specialized in Art History and Archaeology.