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VATICAN AND ROME ORIENTATION

Vatican Museums – Raphael’s wall paintings – Sistine Chapel – St Peter
Raphael’s “Schools of Athens” – Michelangelo’s “Creation” and the “Pietà”

private shore excursion to Vatican highlights and Rome orientation drive
group size: the size of your party

Following your journey into the city a short orientation will take you past the ancient city walls, the Colosseum, Circus Maximus, and Piazza Venezia to the Spanish Steps area, heart of the city’s trendy commercial center with many restaurants, shops and designer show windows. Armed with maps and direction from your driver time on your own, approximately 2 hours, to explore the city. At the appointed time return to the meeting point and drive to the Vatican for your tour of the priceless collections assembled by the roman popes over the centuries. Your private guide will take through the many galleries of the Vatican Museums. See the ancient sculptures in the Candelabra gallery, the amazing 16th century tapestries designed by Raphael’s and his workshop, the glittering Gallery of Maps with its 450 ft long spectacular ceiling. Enjoy Raphael’s masterpieces in the apartment of pope Julius the 2nd, including the master greatest achievement the “School of Athens”. Share the overwhelming emotion of Michelangelo’s majestic “Creation” in the Sistine Chapel ceiling and its dramatic “Judgement Day” altar piece with the thousands who have visited since the 16th century. Visit imposing St Peter largest world church with its precious art works including Bernini’s spectacular bronze “Baldacchino” and Michelangelo’s moving “Pietà”. At the end of a meaningful experience rejoin your driver for the drive back to the ship.

tour includes:

English speaking chauffeur driven air-climatized private transport
Rome unguided orientation drive
English speaking guide lecturer at the Vatican
admission fees to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel


private shore excursion to Vatican highlights and Rome orientation drive

price per person: 

2

3

4 to 6

7 to 14

259

179

140

79

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