This is a sharing tour up to 15 people and you will visit with an enthusiastic and friendly guide, the Vatican areas normally closed to the public with an exclusive private access inside the Sistine Chaper for our members of the group only. In 3 hours you will cover the Vatican Museums galleries and the restricted areas such as the the Niccoline Chapel, Cabinet of the Masks and Bramante Staircase. What makes your tour unique is the visit of the Sistine Chapel and the possibility to stay about 30 minutes alone sharing it only with your group up to 15 people.
This exclusive tour will also offer you a visit to the Vatican Museums behind the scenes, usually closed to the general public. Among the restricted areas you will access to the stunning Niccoline Chapel, with its magnificent frescoes representing the life of St. Stephen and St. Lawrence.
The elegance of Bramante Staircase , built for the Pope Julius the II , will leave you astonished, with the double helix staircase that enables people to go up and down at the same time without meeting.
Continue your tour exploring the splendid Cabinet of The Mask, named after its elaborate ancient roman mosaics from Hadrians’Villa .
You will also see the Gallery of the Candelabra, a six-section gallery rich in treasures such as the Roman statues, copies of Greek originals from the Hellenistic period, and stunning candelabras from Oricoli.
Proceed then to the Gallery of Tapestry and the Gallery of the Maps where your guide will show you magnificent tapestries woven by the Raphael’s pupils and stunning frescoes with maps representing the different regions of Italy.
Finally it will be time to take your exclusive chance to visit the Sistine Chapel privately, only you and your group.
Learn fascinating stories and anecdotes about the stunning frescoes of Michelangelo, such as “The creation of Adams” and “The last Judgement”.