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Off-the-beaten Path Small Group Vatican Tour including Sistine Chapel Tickets

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    Stop At: Sistine Chapel, Citta del Vaticano 1, 00120 Vatican City Italy

    If you want to enjoy an alternative experience of the Vatican Museums learning about the history of the Catholic Church and the Popes far from the noisy crowds and the busy galleries, you do not have to miss our off-the-beaten path Vatican Tour! You will meet your top rated guide outside the Vatican Museum and you will soon start an unforgettable experience skipping all the lines!

    You will explore sections usually not covered by an ordinary tour as the Gallery of Paintings counting masterpieces of Raphael, Caravaggio, Leonardo da Vinci, Tiziano and much more! Then your guide will bring you to the Carriage Pavilion showing you the historical vehicles used by the different Popes, including a Grand Gala Berlin, made in Rome in 1826 for Pope Leo XII, or the Fiat Campagnola worldwide known as the car where Pope John Paul II was standing on the day of his attempted assassination in St. Peter’s Square in 1981, as well as three Popemobiles (Land Rover, Toyota and Mercedes 230 GE) and the Renault 4 donated to Pope Francis in 2013.

    Then, after visiting the Courtyard of the Pine Cone (cortile della Pigna) you will reach the so-called New Wing, recently re-opened to the public, and its outstanding collections of ancient statues. The Gallery was inaugurated in 1822 to display the works of art confiscated by Napoleon and returned from France after his defeat. You will definitely appreciate the statue of emperor Augustus of Primaporta and a misterious statue of the River Nile! Before living you to the rest of the Museums you guide will provide you a detailed overview of the Sistine Chapel, a site where is strictly forbidden to talk and provide any explaination. You will litteraly fall in love with the Vatican City State!

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Vatican Museums, Viale Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City Italy

    If you want to enjoy an alternative experience of the Vatican Museums learning about the history of the Catholic Church and the Popes far from the noisy crowds and the busy galleries, you do not have to miss our off-the-beaten path Vatican Tour! You will meet your top rated guide outside the Vatican Museum and you will soon start an unforgettable experience skipping all the lines!

    You will explore sections usually not covered by an ordinary tour as the Gallery of Paintings counting masterpieces of Raphael, Caravaggio, Leonardo da Vinci, Tiziano and much more! Then your guide will bring you to the Carriage Pavilion showing you the historical vehicles used by the different Popes, including a Grand Gala Berlin, made in Rome in 1826 for Pope Leo XII, or the Fiat Campagnola worldwide known as the car where Pope John Paul II was standing on the day of his attempted assassination in St. Peter’s Square in 1981, as well as three Popemobiles (Land Rover, Toyota and Mercedes 230 GE) and the Renault 4 donated to Pope Francis in 2013.

    Then, after visiting the Courtyard of the Pine Cone (cortile della Pigna) you will reach the so-called New Wing, recently re-opened to the public, and its outstanding collections of ancient statues. The Gallery was inaugurated in 1822 to display the works of art confiscated by Napoleon and returned from France after his defeat. You will definitely appreciate the statue of emperor Augustus of Primaporta and a misterious statue of the River Nile! Before living you to the rest of the Museums you guide will provide you a detailed overview of the Sistine Chapel, a site where is strictly forbidden to talk and provide any explaination. You will litteraly fall in love with the Vatican City State!

    Duration: 2 hours
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Viale Vaticano, Roma RM, Italy
    Departure Time
    2:00 PM
    Duration
    2h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Professional guide
    • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
    • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 2 travelers
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    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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