SIGHTSEEING TOURS BY ENGLISH-SPEAKING GUIDES AND DRIVERS
An English-speaking guide and/or driver, just for you and your party, will help you appreciate the beauty, culture, and history of Rome and make the most of your time in this city. A few of our sample itineraries follow. All of these tours can be mixed and matched or we can customize an itinerary that is unique to your needs.
PRIVATE VATICAN TOURS IN ENGLISH WITH YOUR PRIVATE LICENSED TOUR GUIDE – RESERVED TICKETS ON THE DATE AND TIME YOU REQUEST (Sunday closed)
TOUR DURATION: 4 HOURS
APPOINTMENT: BY PRIOR ARRANGEMENT – WE COULD ORGANIZE A TRANSFER BY CAR FROM YOUR HOTEL TO THE VATICAN MUSEUMS
On this tour you will walk through the Vatican museums and you will visit: The Raphael Rooms (masterpiece “The School of Athens”), the Borgia Apartment built for Pope Alexander VI (Borgia), the Gallery of Maps, the Sistine Chapel with the world famous frescoes by Michelangelo and other Renaissance painters.
After visiting the Vatican Museums you will go inside St. Peter’s Basilica, the largest church of Christianity. Not to be missed: Bernini’s baldachin, Michelangelo’s most famous “Pieta” (of the four he sculpted), the Popes’ tombs located under the church.
Saint Peter’s Square, in front of the Basilica, will capture your attention with its colossal Tuscan colonnade designed by Bernini. At the center stands an Egyptian obelisk of red granite. Here, thousands of faithful people arrive from all over the world, especially on Sunday, when the pope gives his speech.
Please contact us at email@example.com to book your private walking tour on the date and time you wish to visit the Vatican Museums. Visits can be organized every day apart from Sunday when the museums are closed.
Vatican Dress Code: Staff will be checking that when you enter St. Peter’s Basilica you have covered shoulders and knees.