Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel with Return Transfer

Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel
Price: $189.00
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Shore Excursion Size ? Standard
Shore Excursion Type Cultural, Active, Scenic, Walking
Shore Excursion Duration 8 Hours
Activity Level ? Difficult
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? Cruise Ship Pier
Food/Beverage Provided Not Included
Recommended Dress We recommend wearing comfortable, seasonal weather appropriate clothing and walking shoes. Please keep in mind you will be visiting religious sites and it will be necessary to have shoulders and knees covered.
Restrictions Guests must be able to get in and out of transportation. This tour is not wheelchair accessible. Please keep in mind there will be substantial walking involved and you may experience crowds in the museum during the busy tourist season. Due to security reasons, this tour is only available for cruise guests. Hotel guests cannot be accommodated on this tour.

Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel with Return Transfer

Your day-long journey begins as you board the comfortable bus in Civitavecchia for an easy ride to Rome city center. You will arrive near Castel Sant'Angelo. Your guide will be at the stop waiting for you as you get off the shuttle bus and holding a sign with your name. After checking in with your guide you will start your one-hour walking tour of the Vatican area.

Enter the Vatican Museum. Once inside, you and your group will be guided through the many sections including the Raphael rooms and the Belvedere Courtyard. Soak in the beauty of the famous Sistine Chapel as you enter Saint Peter's Basilica using a back door reserved for private tours. Built over Saint Peter's tomb, the church took more than 120 years to build and is considered the world's most important Christian site. Take some time to explore this ancient basilica that includes Michelangelo's Pieta and Bernini's Baldachin as well as the chair of Saint Peter before returning to your transportation.

Make the most of your time at the Vatican Museum by skipping the long entrance lines with this guided tour.

The guided tour will finish at St Peter's Square after exiting the basilica. Afterwards, enjoy some free time on your own and as you wish for lunch and relaxation before your return. The shuttle stop is just behind the ancient Fortress, Castel Sant'Angelo where you arrived in the morning.

A return transfer back to the port of Civitavecchia will then have you to your ship at the end of the day before departure, approximately 5:30PM.

Book now for an unforgettable day in Rome and Vatican City.

Please Note: Unfortunately, due to Covid, the passage to the Basilica is closed because it is extremely narrow. In case you would like to visit the Basilica, you would need to go on your own.