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Vatican City Tour

A state, a museum, the heart of Christianity, and a lot more: Vatican City Tour

The Vatican is a state; albeit, the smallest state in the world. The Vatican is a museum; it houses some of the most magnificent examples of Western Classical Art. From the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, to the bronze statue of Hercules, the stunning frescoes and the ravishing tapestries, to the Round Room, a veritable masterpiece of neoclassical architecture.

The Vatican is the heart of Christianity; it’s where the heads of Catholicism sit, it’s where the pope lives. It’s an unforgettable and tangible experience of the religion.

The Vatican is more than just a place; it’s a life-changing experience.

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€60
Group, Semi-private and Private tours available
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€60
/adult
€55
/student
14-21 yrs
€50
/student
7-13 yrs
Free
/child
Up to 6yrs
Semi-private
tour
€68
/person
€132
/couple
€178
/family
of 3
€200
/family
of 4
€215
/family
of 5
Private
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€65
/hour
1-4 people
€70
/hour
5-8 people
€80
/hour
9-12 people
€90
/hour
13-16 people
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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.

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Tour itinerary

Important: Some parts of this tour have strict visitor requirements
Group Tour
Semi-private Tour
Private Tour
Group size
Up to 15 people
Tour duration
3.5 hours
Meeting time
1:00 PM.
Transport
Walking

Conclusion

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. .

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