Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Basilica + The Glory of Ancient Rome + Lunch

Morning:
The tour begins from the Esquilino Square and reaching the Vatican Museums, the most important ancient art collection in the world. 7 Km to walk across, 1.400 rooms with 65.000 works of art. The several galleries: of the Candelabra with fresco paintings and statues; of Tapestries with Flemish and Italian examples and the historical maps painted by Danti in the XV c.

The Sistine Chapel painted by Michelangelo, Botticelli, Signorelli, Rosselli, Ghirlandaio, Pinturicchio and Perugino.

Bernini’s Royal Staircase leads to the Saint Peter‘s Basilica, was rebuilt in the XVI and XVII c. The interior of the basilica is decorated with thousands of gilt tesserae, prized marble, Byzantine and Baroque mosaics, the renowned Pieta by Michelangelo and Saint Peter’s Tomb.

The tour ends at Saint Peter’s Square.
Because of the general Audience of the Pope, on Wednesday the St. Peter’ s Basilica will be only visited from outside

Important information:

  • No shorts, no sleeveless outfits permitted,
  • We would advise against carrying back-packs, umbrellas, and other bulky items.
Afternoon:
The tour starts from the Square of the Esquilino (Bus Terminal) and continues with the visit to the Colosseum, Rome's greatest amphitheater built by the Emperor Vespasian in 72 A.C. This place was host to bloody fights between beasts and gladiators.

The Palatine Hill was the Emperors’ residence. Here are located the houses of Augustus and Livia, the residence of the Severi and Tiberius’ Domus, with its large stadium and the terraces from which, an impressive view of the Circus Maximus is appreciated.

The Roman Forum was the real historical center of Republican and Imperial Rome, with its ancient Basilicas, triumphal arches, honorary columns, ancient pagan cemeteries and the covered market on four levels that Trajan had raised.

At the center of the Forum, after twenty centuries, it is possible to walk on the same cobble-stones of the Sacred Way, leading to the Capitoline Hill.

The Square of Venice, in which at the center rises the monumental complex called Vittoriano, dedicated to the King Victor Emmanuel II in 1911.

Highlights:  Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, Saint Peter’s Basilica/ Colosseum, Roman Forum, Capitoline Hill, The Square of Venice

What’s included:
Morning: Pick up from hotel, Walking tour, Licensed English speaking guide, Headphones, Drop off at the hotel
Afternoon: Pick up from hotel, Walking tour, Licensed English speaking guide, Headphones, Drop off at the hotel
Available: From Monday – to Saturday
Starting at: Morning: 7:30 a.m. (6:30 a.m. pick up from hotel). Lunch. Afternoon: 2:30 pm
Duration: Morning 4 hours + Afternoon 3 hours = 7 hours (approx.) + Lunch time
Person: Min 1, Max 40
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