Rome: Vatican Museums and Papal Audience Group Tour

Rome: Vatican Museums and Papal Audience Group Tour

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Duration
6 hours
Skip the Line
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Live Guide
Spanish, English

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What You'll Do
  • Enjoy an audience with Pope Francis I
  • Skip the long lines to the Vatican Museums
  • See Michelangelo's sublime Sistine Chapel
  • Learn more about the art of the Renaissance
  • Marvel at antiquities from Ancient Greece
  • Get a blessing from the pope
Overview
Enjoy an audience with Pope Francis I, and skip the lines to the Vatican Museums and St. Peter's Basilica on a 6-hour tour of the Vatican City. See masterpieces by Michelangelo, Raphael, and many others, along with ancient maps and tapestries.
What to Expect
Enjoy an audience with Pope Francis I, and pray with him to receive the Apostolic Blessing on a full-day tour of the Vatican City.

The weekly Papal Audience is a special event for Catholics and non-Catholics alike, and lasts approximately 2 hours, during which there are speeches in Italian and other languages. After the blessing, enjoy a short break before skipping the long lines to the Vatican Museums.

See masterpieces of art and antiquities collected by successive popes over the centuries. Journey through periods of art and civilization, such as the classical art of Greece, to the Renaissance works of Michelangelo. Your guide will explain the history and secrets of the Catholic Church, and tell you about the rivalries between Renaissance artists.

Go inside the Sistine Chapel to see Michelangelo’s awe-inspiring “The Last Judgement.” Then, experience the holy magnificence of St. Peter’s Basilica, where baroque masterpieces and Michelangelo’s “La Pietà” are waiting to be discovered.
What's Included
  • Skip-the-line entrance ticket to the Vatican Museums
  • Admission ticket for the Papal Audience
  • Art historian guide
  • Headsets so that you can hear your guide clearly
What's Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Transportation to/from attractions
Meeting Point

Meet at the Ottaviano Metro Station (Line A). Your guide will be waiting at the "Viale Giulio Cesare - odd numbers" exit, by the green newspaper kiosk on Viale Giulio Cesare. Look for the "Tour in the City" sign! (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
• Please note that there is a strict dress code at places of worship and the Vatican museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops are allowed. Knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women. You may be refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
• The Vatican Museums tour involves a moderate amount of walking
• Seats are not assigned during the Papal Audience, so you are requested to be on site early
• Student discounts only apply to those under 26 years old with an International Identity Student Card (ISIC), to be shown on site
• Child discounts apply for those aged 7 to 18 years old (14-18 with a valid ID card to be shown on site). Children under 7 are free
• This tour is not wheelchair accessible due to difficulties in the Sistine Chapel

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