Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel
Vatican museums contain some of the largest and most important art collections in the world. There are sections dedicated to ancient art (Egiptyan, Etruscan, Roman, Christian), a Picture Gallery that houses the works of the great Italian masters from the 12th to the 17th century (from Giotto to Caravaggio, passing through Leonardo and Tiziano) and an extensive collection of modern and contemporary art.
You can also visit the apartments of two famous Popes of the Renaissance (Alessandro VI and Giulio II), frescoed by Pinturicchio and Raffaello’ ateliers. The Museums also contain the Sistine Chapel, famous for the frescoes of Michelangelo and for being the place where the election of the new Pope takes place
Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and Saint Peter Basilica Classic Tour
Tour for those who have never been to the Vatican Museums. The visit includes part of the archaeological collections (Museo Pio-Clementino), where you will see the masterpieces of Greek-Roman sculpture that influenced the paintings of Michelangelo and Raffaello.
Follow the Tapestries’Hall, where two series of tapestries (or “carpet-wall”) of 16th and 17th centuries are displayed, and the wonderful Gallery of Geographical Maps, where you’ll see forty great maps of the different regions of Italy in the year 1580.
The tour ends in the Sistine Chapel, where some of the greatest Renaissance painters and the genius Michelangelo Buonarroti worked between 1480 and 1541.
Visit itinerary can be changed, due to the Museums’ Direction needs.
Duration: 3 hours
Entrance tickets: You can buy your ticket online at the site
TOUR USEFUL INFORMATION
We are glad to provide you some useful informations for Sistine Chapel and Vatican Tour
- Dress code. Entry to the Sistine Chapel, St.Peter Basilica and every Catholic Church is permitted only to appropriately dressed visitors. Sleevless clothing (bare shoulder), shorts, miniskirts and hats are not allowed.
- Security checks by metal detector. To facilitate and speed up security checks visitors are advised to remove inadmissible items from their hand baggage first (weapons, pocket knifes, scissors or metal tools) and to inform staff in advance. Please, put your mobile phones and cameras in the bags than pass them in the scanner tape.
- Photography. In the Sistine Chapel it is forbidden to take pictures or films with any type of electronic equipment. The guard staff is authorized to request the immediate cancellation, in their presence, of video or photographic material produced in contravention of this rule.
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Guided tours cost € 60,00 per hour, for groups of 1 to 5 persons.
The cost does not include entrance tickets, reservations, transfer costs, radios with headsets and tips.
For any request we invite you to contact us by mail: we will be happy to help you realize your tailor-made tour.