|Vatican Museum (Tour N° 03)|
VATICAN MUSEUMS, SISTINE CHAPEL, (Sauf le dimanche et fêtes religieuses)
The tour begins by coach passing through Piazza della Repubblica with the Fountain of the Nayads and following the ancient Aurelian walls which once surrounded the ancient city. En route you will see the famous Villa Borghese park and the northern gate of the ancient city leading into Piazza del Popolo where you will see an Egyptian obelisk dating back to the time of Ramses II.
Finally, on arrival at the Vatican Walls, your guide will then lead you into the Vatican Museums taking the beautiful Spiral staircase and continuing through the Gallery of the Tapestrie*s and the Gallery of the Geographical Maps before arriving in the famous *Sistine Chapel with its magnificent fresco of the Last Judgement by Michelangelo. Return to the vicinity of your hotel.
* N.B. ENTRANCE TO VATICAN MUSEUMS AND SISTINE CHAPEL REQUIRES APPROPRIATE ATTIRE (NO SHORTS, MINISKIRTS OR UNCOVERED SHOULDERS).
Every day (except on Sundays and religious holidays) Morning and Afternoon