On this tour of the home of the Catholic Church, you will have the opportunity to visit the important landmarks with major significance to Catholics. Hear about the tumultuous history of the Church and the colourful popes who reside behind these sturdy walls.
Vatican City is considered to be the centre of the Roman Catholic Church and is undoubtedly one of the most historically and culturally-rich cities in the world. As the world’s smallest independent state, situated in the centre of Rome, Vatican City is home to the Swiss Guards – tasked with protecting the Pope; St. Peter’s Basilica – the centre of the Catholic world; St. Peter’s Square – a large plaza situated in front of St. Peter’s Basilica; Sistine Chapel – the official residence of the Pope; and Vatican Museums – home to paintings and sculptures collected by the Popes for hundreds of years.
Choose between 09:30am, 11:30am or 1:30pm.
Enjoy this private Rome tour with min 4 in a group!
- Explore the Vatican Museums - home to some of the most renowned classical sculptures and masterpieces from the Renaissance.
- Skip-the-line and be mesmerized by Michelangelo’s two great frescoes at the Sistine Chapel – The Creation and the Last Judgement.
- Step foot in the largest and most important Catholic Church in the world – St. Peter’s Basilica.
A choice between your hotel (if centrally located) or a recommended meeting point.