What to Expect
On the day of the tour, embark on an artistic exploration like no other! You will make your way to the office of the local tour operator and then proceed to the Vatican Museum. With the help of a host who will escort you past the lines, you will then be left to explore the Museum and the Chapel at your own pace.
With 54 galleries in the Museum, you will not fall short of glorious art and architecture to marvel at. Make sure you pay a visit to the magnificent Pinecone Courtyard, the Greek Cross Hall, the Gallery of Tapestries, the Gallery of Maps, the Gallery of the Candelabra and the Raphael Rooms. You will also get to view many of the most famous frescoes in the world, including the famous ceiling and The Final Judgement painted by Michelangelo. Explore the depths of the Museum at your own pace and breathe in its artistry one magnificent gallery at a time. You will also get to visit the Sistine Chapel that holds some of the world's most extravagant works of art.
If you would like to enhance your experience with a local expert by your side, feel free to check out our fascinating guided tours of the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel here.
A visit to the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel should be on the must-do lists of everyone visiting Rome. Apart from being a center of religion, the Sistine Chapel is also home to Michaelangelo's masterpiece frescos, giving you one of the finest art explorations you will ever experience.