Join this Vatican tour and get after-hours access to one of the most sought after locations in Rome. Experience the splendor and charm of the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel in peace and quiet. A professional guide will accompany you to educate you and your group on each significant area.
After meeting your guide and passing through security, begin your tour of the Vatican Museums. Enjoy the quiet, as all of the crowds and general public have left the building for the day, thus allowing you to admire the treasures on display in tranquility. See the great sculptures, artwork, paintings, and tapestries without having to pass by a sea of people. The guide will be more than happy to enlighten you on the historical and cultural background of this religious area.
View the Upper Galleries, Candelabra and Tapestries as you walk to elaborately decorated halls. Be sure to enjoy the guide's narration of each section along the way. Visit Raphael's Rooms, the Pio-Clemente Museum, and the Maps as well. Finally, proceed to the jewel of the tour, the spectacular Sistine Chapel. There, you may marvel at Michelangelo's most well-known masterpiece on the ceiling. At the end of your tour, exit the Chapel and bid farewell to your guide.