Avoid waiting in long lines with this comprehensive and skip-the-line tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Basilica & the Colosseum with a professional guide. Not to mention, you will be treated to a dose of exclusivity as you travel with the official partners of the Vatican Museums for those truly hassle free visits!
Reach the meeting point at the scheduled time in the morning for the first part of the tour. You will be exploring the famous Vatican Museums with a knowledgeable guide. Home to 54 galleries including four statue museums: Museo Pio-Clementino, Museo Chiaramonti, Museo Gregoriano Etrusco and the Museo Gregoriano Egiziano, the Vatican Museums boast one of the greatest art collections in the world. Explore famous works of art in the world by artists like Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Caravaggio, Raphael and Giotto, to name a few. An absolute must-visit for every art connoisseur! Explore the art collection with a knowledgeable guide in tow and enjoy informative commentary.
Spend time admiring Michelangelo’s frescoes in the Sistine Chapel. Every corner of the chapel is decorated; with mosaics on the floor and intricate frescoes on the wall painted by the early Renaissance artists. Feast your eyes by looking at the luminous paintings on the ceiling and behind the altar painted by Michelangelo. Make your way to St Peter’s Basilica, explore the Papal Crypts or climb the dome to the highest man made point in Rome. Admire Michelangelo’s La Pietà, sculpted by the genius at the age of 24.
Finally, you will reach the Arch of Constantine to marvel at the majesty of the imposing Colosseum, a monument which has become the defining landmark of Rome. Explore the historic place with a professional guide and discover the Palatine hill, Roman Forum and the archaeological area that brings to life the days of Ancient Rome. Steeped in bloody Roman history, the Colosseum was the site of many gladiator battles and executions.
About The Supplier: Carrani Tours has been welcoming world travellers to Italy since 1925, and is a large, flexible and customer-oriented company.
Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)
Because of the popularity of Rome attractions, large numbers of people visit each day. For any last minute changes, time changes or other updates please visit the attraction website.
Please understand that departures on Wednesdays at 8:30 am will visit the Vatican Library
instead of St. Peter’s Basilica.
There will be airport-style security checks. All visitors and their small-medium sized bags will be screened. Liquids, large bags, or sharp items are not allowed and must be left in cloakroom.
Please carry your valid ID/passport. Failure to do may result in denied entry. Pacemakers should carry their certification as well.
Those with a disability and their attendant / companion go free with a disability certificate that you must present at the museum's Special Permit or Reception Desk.
Both men and women MUST have knees and shoulders covered. Failure to comply may result in denied entry.