The Vatican museums are home to some of the most awe-inspiring examples of Western Classical art. Let our experienced guide take you through the treasures of Vatican, the famous Sistine Chapel, and the undisputed beauty of St. Peter’s Basilica.
Inspired by the Pantheon, the Round Room is a masterpiece of neoclassical architecture, designed with light in mind. The sunlight streaming through the oculus dances across 3rd century mosaic floors, taken from the Otricoli baths in Umbria, highlights the bronze statue of Hercules, and darts into recesses to highlight ancient statuary. Follow the light to the Belvedere Courtyard; surrounded by the Vatican museums, it’s a lovely proof that architecture is as much a work of art as the masterpieces the buildings house.Book now
Inspired by faith, built by architectural masters, and populated with the art of the masters, Vatican City is unlike any place on earth. Europe Odyssey has carefully crafted a tour that we promise will be, like the city, completely unforgettable. .Book now