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A Secret Way to the Sistine Chapel Private Tour-transfers included

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    What to Expect
    Start with a pickup from your Rome hotel, or meet at the local operator’s office in the center of the city. Once you’re aboard your transport, you’ll travel out of Rome to the Vatican.

    Making your way past the crowds waiting to enter the Vatican Galleries, you’ll head straight inside the gardens to discover the oasis of green space that's been a place of meditation for the popes over the centuries.

    As you explore footpaths lined with vibrant flowers, you’ll stumble upon works of art and examples of Renaissance architecture. See the giant labyrinth of hedges, that are typical of 16th-century Italian gardens, and admire the Lebanese cedars.

    After strolling through the gardens, you’ll follow your guide to the Sistine Chapel, learning about its Michelangelo-painted frescoes as you go. Hear theories about the secret meanings behind The Creation of Adam and The Last Judgement, then step inside to visit the sacred chapel on your own.

    Finish with a visit to St. Peter’s Basilica for a look at Michelangelo’s La Pietà, the bronze Bernini-designed baldachin, and the holy sepulcrum. Your tour ends with a drop-off at the start point.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up at 8:30AM at your hotel/accommodation in Rome city center (within Aurelian Walls)
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    Duration
    3h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Special access to the Sistine Chapel from the Vatican Gardens
    • Private Walking Tour through the Vatican Gardens
    • Professional Licensed Blue Badge Tour Guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off via Uber/Taxi (Centrally located only - within Aurelian Walls)
    • Entry/Admission - Vatican Gardens
    • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
    • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and select museums, please see voucher for more details
    • A moderate amount of walking is involved - comfortable shoes are recommended
    • Food and drinks are not allowed inside each attraction
    • Pictures are strictly forbidden inside the Sistine Chapel
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Barbara was fantastic. The Chapel was amazing. Highly recommended. The kids had tons of questions and Barbara was always kind and happy to answer.
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    Response from EyesofRomeTeam, Storyteller at A Secret Way to the Sistine Chapel Private Tour-transfers included
    Responded 2 weeks ago
    Ciao! Your family was so nice and I like encouraging the curiosity of young ones. Come back again and we'll get a pizza! Ciao, Barbara
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    Rome can be daunting. A capable guide opens the door to this amazing city and its splendours. Maria Ida Moretti did just that. Educated and highly passionate she conveyed enthusiasm and emotions towards a city; memories of which shall now remain indelibly in our hearts.
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    Response from EyesofRomeTeam, StoryTeller at A Secret Way to the Sistine Chapel Private Tour-transfers included
    Responded 29 Jul. 2019
    Hi my friends, Grazie Mille for taking your time to write your kind review about the time we shared together in Rome! It is really impossible for me to not be enthusiastic when in the beauty of Rome with great people like yourselves. My kind regards, Maria
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    Gianluca Pica and Eugenia were absolutely brilliant. They were very knowledgeable, engaging and with lots of energy. This was the highlight of our 2 week trip through Italy. We also did the Colosseum and walking tour of Rome with Gianluca.
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    Response from EyesofRomeTeam, StoryTeller at A Secret Way to the Sistine Chapel Private Tour-transfers included
    Responded 23 Jul. 2019
    Ciao friends! Thank you for mentioning me and Eugenia in your kind review. What a great comment "This was the highlight of our 2 week trip through Italy" Grazie! Gianluca
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    The private tour with Alesia was outstanding. Her knowledge of both the Vatican and it’s artwork made the tour so much more meaningful and informative. I would highly recommend Alessia to anyone considering this tour.
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    We spent 3 days with Marta as our tour guide. She was wonderful! Very knowledgeable, fun, and interesting. It made our trip to Rome memorable and so much more meaningful to have a wealth of information ready to answer all of our questions. We thoroughly enjoyed our time with
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    Response from EyesofRomeTeam, Storyteller at A Secret Way to the Sistine Chapel Private Tour-transfers included
    Responded 5 Nov. 2018
    Hi there! Thank you very much for your feedback, it was a pleasure to have guests like you on a Private Tour for 3 days! I really had the chance to lead you through the history of the Eternal City! I look forward to meeting you soon :) Marta
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    Key Details
    • Duration: 3h 30m
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
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