Rome was once the capital of the Roman Empire and today is one of the largest European capitals which tourists travel to in their numbers to see the ancient sights for themselves.
Sightseeing in Rome is both exciting and exhausting. The city is best seen by foot, in order to avoid missing any of the thousands of architectural gems. Spanning from basilicas, piazzi, churches, and museums all the way to the Vatican City, seeing all of the sights in Rome could take more than one visit. But during your concert break you're sure to want to see some of it, so why not check out our PDF on the top 10 sights to see (it was hard to narrow it down!).
With numerous festivals beginning during Holy Week, the peak tourist season runs from Easter through to October. During the winter the weather is relatively mild, add the much smaller crowds and it makes the season a great time to visit Rome.
Morning tour of Vatican Museums including Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica & Square
Explore one of the most extensive art collections in the world on this guided walking tour. You'll start at the Sistine Chapel where you can admire the Last Judgement of Michelangelo and all that the Vatican Museums have to offer. You'll then go outside to St. Peter's Square and learn about the Basilica
- Admire original pieces of artwork by Michelangelo
- Learn about the history of the Vatican City from your English-speaking tour guide
- Go inside St. Peter's Basilica and see all the masterpieces inside
- Morning ticket for Vatican Museums walking tour
- English-speaking guide throughout
- Local transfers
- Meals & beverages
- Local taxes where applicable
- Everything else not mentioned above
Tours depart daily at 09:30am, 10:30am, and 2:00pm from Viale dei Bastioni di Michelangelo, 21. On Tuesday 20th December 2016, there will be no 09:30am tour. On Saturday 24th & Saturday 31st December, the Vatican Museums will close at 3:30pm, meaning the 2:00pm guided tour will be cancelled.
Backpacks, metal objects and umbrellas cannot be taken into the Vatican Museums. Visitors wearing shorts or sleeveless tops will not be admitted into the churches. If the Basilica is closed for religious events, the tour will instead include the Museum's art gallery.
No accommodation is included in this tour.
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