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Private Tour: Vatican Museums including the Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica
"This tour is available at 8am 10.30am 12pm and 2.30pm. Enjoy the Vatican Museums at best by choosing a private tour that will give you the chance to explore some areas not usually included in standard tours. You can tailor your itinerary according to your interests. The guide will be at y Borgia’s Apartments and Raphael Rooms. The must see in this tour is the Sistine Chapel where you will admire the famous ceiling and The Last Judgment both painted by Michelangelo. Afterwards you guide will lead you inside and throughout the biggest church in the World: the St Peter’s Basilica. Here you will have the opportunity to admire the famous Pietà by Michelangelo and the artworks of worldwide f passionate and entertaining guide."
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Vatican Museums - Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica Private Tour with Skip-the-Line
"The Vatican Museums offer a unique collection of art masterpieces. The itinerary is focused on the most important areas of the museum: the Pigna Courtyard the Ottagono Courtyard. From here the route takes us to the gallery of the candelabras and to the tapestry gallery then the geographical maps gallery. Then we visit one of the most important examples of renaissance art the rooms that Raffaello painted for Julius II. From the apartments of Julius II visitors pass to the apartments of the Pope Alexander VI Borgia whose rooms still house the rich collection of contemporary art. Finally we arrive to the Sistine Chapel Michelangelo's masterpiece seen in the decoration of the ceiling and on the extraordinary depiction of the Last Judgement. The Basilica of St. Peter will be the last stop on our visit: one of the most ancient churches in the world. Today the church is a
From EUR189.00
 
Private Tour: Saint Peter Basilica Vatican Museums and Squares of Rome
"Enjoy a private full day walking tour of Rome discovering the most famous attractions with your local guide. The tour starts in Piazza del Popolo and continues along the most beautiful narrow streets of Rome until we reach Piazza di Spagna where you can see the famous Spanish Steps before heading to the Trevi Fountain where you can throw in a coin so that you will one day return to Rome. Move on to Piazza Venezia Pantheon and Piazza Navona and discover the beauty of these world-famous squares. After lunch reach the Vatican Museums and skip the long queue thanks to our tickets. Admire the Sistine Chapel and then the magnificent St. Peter’s Square."""Explore Vatican Museums & St. Peter's Basilica with skip the line tickets & stroll along the squares of Rome.
From EUR72.00

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Metro

One simple way to reach Vatican City is to cross one of the bridges on the Tiber River on foot (perhaps the easiest way to get there is to cross Ponte Vittorio Emanuele II). But depending on where...
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Walking

being the smallest state in the world of which just a measly 0.44 square kilometers (0.17 square miles) in land area and about half is off limits to visitors, hence walking is the only option in...
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The Bus

both the big tour buses and Hop on Hop Off Buses have specific drop off points into Going to the Musei Vaticani (along the Viale Vaticano road) and in front of the Saint Peter' Basilica of which they...
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Horse & Carriage

Horse-drawn carriage is a popular means of transportation along with the mini trains for local and foreign tourists in the streets of the city of Vatican! Even though Vatican City has a total area of...
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The Taxi

After the metro closes at night, taxis are the only option to get out of the Vatican if you don't want to walk all the way back to Rome at night. A ride from the Vatican to Rome Termini station is...
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Terminal Gianicolo

if you are using a rental car or riding a tour bus, the nearest parking area to the Vatican City is the Terminal Gianicolo, which is located along Via Urbano VIII and is an underground parking garage....
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May 16, 2016
 
 
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Roma S. Pietro train station isn't in the Vatican

There is a train station called Roma San Pietro. This is a train station for regional trains, on the line that runs from Roma Termini up the west coast of Italy to Civitavecchia. So, only regional...
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mccalpin
Jan 17, 2013

Visiting the Vatican by public transport

Vatican City is located a short distance to the west of Rome city centre.During our visit in October 2012, we stayed in a hotel on Via Cola di Rienzo and were able to walk to St Peter's Square and the...
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SWFC_Fan
Nov 07, 2012

TRAIN FROM CIVITAVECCHIA

I thought it excellent that the Train from Civitavecchia was actually on the Vatican city line. This made it so easy to visit.On alighting from the Train, it was a short walk down a hill and we were...
balhannah
Sep 04, 2012

Don't forget the tram

Rome's tram network could hardly be described as extensive, but it does at least stop at Piazza Risorgimento, which is only a couple of blocks walk to the Vatican.It takes a somewhat circuitous route...
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sourbugger
Feb 05, 2005

Metro, bus or walk

You can get to the Vatican City by just about any mode you would like as all bus, metro and taxi stop close by.We however prefer to walk. Walking in town is a good way to see some of the smaller...
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TinKan
Mar 29, 2003

We flew into Rome via Alitalia...

We flew into Rome via Alitalia and joined our tour there. We took a cab to the Vatican from the hotel, but when we came out there were so many little mini buses, it took sometime to find a 'regular'...
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Goner
Dec 18, 2002

Getting There

By Train : If you go via the subway you can visit the Vatican Museums first. (A line - Cipro is the closest stop although not all trains stop there. The Ottaviano stop is only a couple of blocks...
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keeweechic
Sep 18, 2002

Being the smallest State in...

Being the smallest State in the world (its area is less than 0,5 km²) I am afraid the only option to be considered is walking. But be ready to walk A LOT in and around the Basilika, the Museums and...
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DanielF
Aug 26, 2002

Top Hotels in Vatican City

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Via Fornovo 3, 00192
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Via Germanico 99, 00192
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Via Ruggero Fiore 50, 00136
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Piazza del Risorgimento 20, 00192
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Via Candia 121, 00197
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Via Delle Milizie, 76, 00100
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Top Things to Do in Vatican City

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Sistine Chapel - Cappella Sistina

part two of my tips with more stolen shots of the Sistine Chapel. The Capella Sisitan (Sistine Chapel) is the most famous Attraction of Vatican City and is closely followed by Saint Peter's Basilica....
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Vatican Museums - Musei Vaticani

more pictures of the spectacular 3 dimensional frescoes this time long the Gallery of Cartographic Maps. this will be pictures of the spectacular 3 dimensional frescoes painted on the ceiling of the...
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St. Peter's Basilica - Basilica San Pietro

this time pictures of the entrance to Saint Peter's Tomb the Central Part of the Basilica is the High Altar of which lies above the Tomb of Saint Peter Below of which there is a dual stairs going to...
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Dome of St Peter's Basilica - Basilica San Pietro

The Cupola of the Saint Peter's Basilica is a masterpiece done by Michaelangleo Buonarotti of which you can see it's grandeur in the middle of the Basilica and even close up if you happen to get the...
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Piazza San Pietro - St Peter's Square

this will be pictures of the Saint Peter and Paul Statues along the front of the Saint Peter's Basilica Welcoming the Pilgrims and Guests to Vatican City. Saint Peter's Square is the main public...
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Vatican Necropolis - Scavi

The Scavi Tour is a tour of about twelve people, with limited tours throughout the day. You're led underneath St. Peter's Basilica to the excavated area below where they believe St. Peter is buried....
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Top 5 Vatican City Writers

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icunme

"Vatican City - Holy See"
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Diana75

"The Holy See: A Pilgrim's Report"
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Escadora7

"Destination: Citta Del Vaticano"
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dr.firas

"A country in a City!"
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hopang

"VATICAN CITY"
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