The Vatican tour - 3 hours
We will meet you at the entrance of the Vatican
Museums and guide you through the following itinerary: Pigna
Lapidaria Gallery ,
Belvedere Courtyard, Octagonal Courtyard, Pius-Clementine Museum,
Candelabra Gallery, Gallery of Tapestries, Gallery of Maps, Raphael's Rooms and,
at the end, the Sistine Chapel.
We'll walk directly
into St. Peter's Basilica from the Sistine, saving time and a
long walk back to the entrance through more museums and the walk around
the outside of the Vatican City to get to St. Peter's
Square where you would have to line up to go through the metal detectors
spend about two hours between the Vatican Museums Sistine before
you'll get to St. Peter's. Touring St. Peter's Basilica will
require another hour and you'll
famous Pietà by Michelangelo, the funeral monuments to the Popes
who are buried in the Basilica, made by the most famous artists,
the mosaics, the Chapel of the Blessed Sacrament, Bernini's Canopy,
St. Peter's Statue, the Peter's Throne and
many other fantastic works of art.
best time to visit the Vatican, because it's less crowded, is in the afternoon and the
best days normally are Tuesday, and Thursday.