The Vatican. A country within a city. While it generally translates to long days of touring and sightseeing, just to see it all,the Private Accessible 4 hour Rome Guided Tour of the Vatican condenses all the wonderful sights into a half day tour. Rest assured, this tour does not sacrifice quality for time.
Begin this accessible Rome guided tour of the Vatican by meeting your accessible van and driver in the lobby of your accessible Rome hotel. You will be escorted to the Vatican museum entrance where you will meet up with the professional guide. Follow your guide through the accessible entrances to enter the Vatican Museums. See collections and masterpieces of Renaissance art built up by Popes throughout the centuries.The Raphael Rooms contain stunning frescoes, painted by the famous same-name painter. Commissioned by Pope Julius in the 16th century, these paintings cover the walls of the reception rooms of the papal apartments.
The Rome accessible guided tour of the Vatican continues into the Sistine Chapel.Witness this stunning masterpiece hanging above you as you enter the chapel using the accessible entrance. Your guide will explain the extensive restoration work that has been completed and will describe the important scenes and figures contained within the ceiling.Also learn the important role this chapel plays in times of transition for the Vatican.
Conclude this Rome guided tour of accessible Vatican with a tour of St. Peter’s Basilica and Square. You knowledgeable guide will point out the beautiful architecture as well as explain the religious and historical significance of these two places. As an extra treat, you will see the tombs of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II.You will then meet your driver and accessible van at the designated area for your escort back to the lobby of your accessible Rome hotel.
- St. Peter’s Basilica
- St. Peter’s Square
- Vatican Museums
- Sistine Chapel
- Tombs of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II