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Vatican Tours – Visiting St Peter’s Basilica and Sistine Chapel Painting

Vatican Tours

Vatican Tours. Rome has always been the heart of Christianity considered because it is where the headquarters of the Catholic Church, and because it is the place where history, faith and art combine in a unique synthesis of majesty and beauty. The ancient history of this city lives within each monument, basilicas, churches, and our route is through Christian Rome, a journey to discover the places where you can taste the history of men, popes, saints and artists who have dedicated their lives to Church and to spread the Christian message.

Following the northern Tiber, our route leads to St. Peter’s Square, a masterpiece of Bernini and anteroom of the most important architectural complex of the Catholic world.

Little Vatican City State receives every year millions of tourists and pilgrims, attracted by the beautiful works of art, from the deep symbolic meaning of a place like no other.

Vatican Tours

This part of the tour is the beginning of a mysterious and fascinating trip: a long journey through twenty centuries of creativity in which art and history intertwine saying that human ingenuity could achieve.

Its entrance is through a massive bronze gate, like magic, you leave Italy and go into the smallest state in the world: the Vatican.

Here we find priceless works, collected by the popes during their existence or ordered as the Sistine Chapel and the Raphael Rooms.

Vatican Tours – Visiting St Peter’s Basilica and Sistine Chapel Painting

Our tour begins in the Vatican Museum, unique in its kind, it is one of the first museums in the world. We begin with a visit to the Courtyard of the Pine Cone, where you see a huge pine cone in bronze, built by a Roman sculptor before the birth of Christ!

Vatican Tours

Vatican Tours

Passing through the Ottagono patio with the most important classical sculptures of the Papal collection. During the visit, we will cross the Candelabra Gallery, the Gallery of Tapestries, the Gallery of Geographical Maps, the Immaculate Conception Room, and the famous Sanzio Raphael rooms painted in the same period in which Michelangelo painted the Sistine Chapel, with the only paintings in the world!

Where takes place the choice of the Popes.

Vatican Tours

Vatican Tours

The tour continues inside the Basilica of St. Peter, where they could be moved and contemplate the Pietà, the first masterpiece of Michelangelo as a sculptor.

The interior of St. Peter’s Basilica is a spectacular work of the Baroque period, decorated with bronzes, multicolored marble and mosaics.

Where they are reposing Giovanni XXIII, Pope Well, Pilgrim Pope Giovanni Paolo II. Tour that moves believers and unbelievers.

Buy online to avoid queues at entrances to the Vatican museums.

 

Airport Transfers

In order for you to the chance to make all of our tours private without rushing and be sure not to miss any top tourist attractions, we suggest hiring a private driver to make the most, who will also guide you through the tour. We have van service with drivers (and guides) all year’s day we are ready to welcome you at the airport or the hotel which will take you, a perfect way to explore this wonderful region!

 

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