The tour starts at St.Peter's square (piazza s.Pietro) in front of the Nativity scene, where you will get a brief history of the piazza and the Basilica. Then off to the Vatican Museums, where you will visit The Belvedere Courtyard, Pine Cone Courtyard, Gallery of Maps, Gallery of Tapestries, Pio Clemente Museum, The Rotunda and the Raphael Rooms.
Your guide will then lead you to the Sistine Chapel where you can enjoy the Creation of Adam and the Final Judgment by Michaelangelo.[readmore]The tour ends with a 30 minutes Guided Tour in St.Peter's Basilica, where you will have the option to visit The Cupola (€10 fee by elevator), visit the Tombs of the Popes (free), rub St.Peter's foot (which according to tradition brings good luck and health) or spend the rest of the day in the Basilica on your own time. Complimentary Midnight Mass tickets for December 24, Christmas Eve is included.Lee mas
Please plan on being at the meeting point at least 20 minutes before the meeting time
This is a sacred place so please remember to dress appropriately, knees and shoulders have to be covered
We strongly suggest that you avoid bringing large purses, bags, or backpacks on your tour
Comfortable shoes are recommended
Tour is available 18-23 of December 2019 (excluding Sunday)