Exclusive Half-Day Vatican City Tour with Breakfast and Gardens

Exclusive Half-Day Vatican City Tour with Breakfast and Gardens
Cultural & Theme Tours > Cultural Tours > Cultural Tour
$163.53
Duration: 5 hours
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Begin your day, quite literally, in one of the most awe-inspiring religious capitals – Vatican State. As the sun rises, you’ll already be here, ready to get a head start on your tour before the crowds. As the only tour operator to offer this exclusive treat, you’ll enjoy an experience like no other.

After your palate-pleasing morning breakfast, you’ll hop on to a comfortably shaded open-air private coach. Riding through the hidden parts of Vatican State, just recently opened to the public. Be curious no longer because after your private coach adventure you’ll be brought within the Museum walls. Your guide will teach you not just about the craftsmanship of each spectacular work of art but also give you the stories behind them and how they became part of the Vatican’s collection.

Don’t attempt to experience the Vatican any other way. It’s marvellous.

Begin your day, quite literally, in one of the most awe-inspiring religious capitals – Vatican State. As the sun rises, you’ll already be here, ready to get a head start on your tour before the crowds.

As the only tour operator to offer this exclusive treat, you’ll enjoy an experience like no other accompanied only by the rest of your intimate tour group and your expert, English-speaking guide.

Savor a rich American breakfast buffet in the Vatican Cafeteria, delighting in everything from croissants to muffins, eggs-made-to-order to pancakes, fresh fruits and jams to cereals and cookies.

After your palate-pleasing morning breakfast, you’ll hop on to a comfortably shaded open-air private coach. Riding through the hidden parts of Vatican State, just recently opened to the public, your guide will entertain you with historical anecdotes and intriguing facts.

This 45-minute journey through Vatican State will pique your curiosity for the rest of the beauty, mystery and history within this city within a city. Be curious no longer because after your private coach adventure you’ll be brought within the Museum walls. Housing irreplaceable arts and religious artifacts, your guide (and historical expert) will host you on a 3-hour tour through time. Knowing your vacation time is as priceless as these masterpieces, we’ve tailored our route to the best the Museum has to offer, giving you the highlights you’ve longed to see all your life.

Your guide will teach you not just about the craftsmanship of each spectacular work of art but also give you the stories behind them and how they became part of the Vatican’s collection. Stand before the Sistine Chapel and marvel at Michelangelo’s mastery. Learn how these fabulous frescoes weren’t made lying down at all and be humorously entertained as your guide points out the private jokes painted into the world’s most iconic artwork. Then let bewilderment set in as you discover the painful punishments Michelangelo painted for his enemies and the secret personal message he left for the Pope.

Walk the footsteps of history: Cardinals, Popes, artists that changed the world – and learn about the drama that unfolded here beneath your feet. Then allow this unrivaled tour to come to an end at St. Peter’s Basilica, where you will be treated to the masterpieces housed within the cathedral’s walls. The world-renowned altar, Michelangelo’s ‘Pieta,’ not to mention the Basilica itself with its dominating dome (which, when built, almost ripped the church in half).

Begin your day, quite literally, in one of the most awe-inspiring religious capitals – Vatican State. As the sun rises, you’ll already be here, ready to get a head start on your tour before the crowds. As the only tour operator to offer this exclusive treat, you’ll enjoy an experience like no other.

After your palate-pleasing morning breakfast, you’ll hop on to a comfortably shaded open-air private coach. Riding through the hidden parts of Vatican State, just recently opened to the public. Be curious no longer because after your private coach adventure you’ll be brought within the Museum walls. Your guide will teach you not just about the craftsmanship of each spectacular work of art but also give you the stories behind them and how they became part of the Vatican’s collection.

Don’t attempt to experience the Vatican any other way. It’s marvellous.