Treat yourself to an afternoon of opulence amongst the world's greatest collection of masterpieces and artistic treasures with a guided tour of the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel. Treat yourself to an afternoon of opulence amongst the world's greatest collection of masterpieces and artistic treasures with a guided tour of the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel.Highlights- Discover some of the world's most important art collections - Admire colourful frescoes and impressive sculptures - Be enchanted by St. Peter's Basilica's amazing domed ceiling Live and breath like an artist in residence as you join some of the best artists in the western world, such as Fra Angelico, Michelangelo and Raphael, and give thought as to how you would decorate the palaces, apartments and chapels of the Renaissance Popes. Step inside the Vatican Museums, and be in awe as thousands of years' worth of paintings, sculptures, tapestries, and sacred documents unfold before your very eyes. As you explore through the museums, you will discover some of the most important art collections in the world. Stroll down the long corridors of the Gallery of Tapestries, and the Gallery of Maps, and contemplate the intricate details in the Raphael Rooms, and Fra Angelico's colourful frescoes in the Niccoline Chapel. Gaze up to the heavens in the Sistine Chapel and behold one of the most beautiful ceilings in the world. Painted by Michelangelo between 1508 and 1512, is home to his most famous frescoes - The Last Judgement and The Creation of Adam, this exquisite representation of High Renaissance art, is surely one you'll never forget. See the magnificence of Michaelangelo's La Pietà and Bernini's Baldachino as you round off your tour with a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, the most important church in Christianity and a shining example of Renaissance architecture. It's breathtaking domed ceiling is not just an architectural marvel, but contains stunning works of art and is bound to leave you speechless. Important Information - Restrictions may apply On Wednesday mornings, during the papal audience, the St. Peter's Basilica will be closed to the public. Redeem informationVoucher type: Printed and e-VoucherPrinted voucher or E-voucher. Print and bring the voucher or show the voucher on your mobile device to enjoy the activityLocationStart point: Pick up available from Hotels in Rome only.End point: Same as the starting pointScheduleDuration: 3 HoursGuide optionsGuide type: GuideGroup size: 30 People
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