"Hi Fab, Gary Michaels, here. You gave my family a tour of Rome and the Vatican the other day. I want to let you know that it was the "Best Tour" we have been on. You did a great job! We will definitely refer you to any and everyone who travels to Rome and wishes the Best Tour of Rome and especially the Vatican. Cindy has already made inquiries about getting you connected with Royal Caribbean. We will keep you informed of the progress or you will hear from them, directly. We will be in Naples/Pompei on July 18th and would like to know if you can get us set up on an all day tour of the ancient city of Pompei and Naples and Capri. You had indicated that you are connected to all major cities in Italy and it would be great if you can help us out with someone as knowledgeable and personality friendly as you. Best"

Gary Michaels
California - USA



This is a 3-hour private walking tour to marvel at the Vatican Galleries, Papal Art Collections, Sistine Chapel
and St. Peter's Basilica. Learn with us the meaning
of Greek and Roman ancient art, as well as the fine works of Raphael, Michelangelo and Caravaggio.

Our guide will meet you at your hotel
to escort you to the Vatican Museum. There is nothing in the world that compares to being led
into the ecclesiastical state for a walking tour.
Here, you will discover the art, history and religion in this, the smallest country in the world.
This complex is comprised of the Papal Apartments of the Medieval Apostolic Palace.
It is decorated with frescoes painted by the finest artists during the Renaissance.
The overwhelmingly brilliant Sistine Chapel,
splendid exhibition rooms, the wonderful
Apostolic Library, and the museums are remarkable.
The Vatican Collections have been assembled over the course of centuries due to the artistic,
dynastic and religious ambitions of the Popes.
It has now become a museum of unrivalled scope
and historical significance.
Your lecturer-guide will help you to form your own opinion regarding the Candelabras Gallery.
It was created in 1785 as a continuation of the Pio-Clementine Museum. Here, you can admire
the creative cartoon-like Dutch Tapestries. These fascinating works of art are presented as a
series, and were woven in Brussels by masters attending Raphael's School.
You will clearly understand why the Vatican Art Collections were, and still are, the most
important in the world. Once shown the Geographical Maps and Raphael Rooms, you will be
presented with the most glorious moment, entering the magnificent Sistine Chapel. You will certainly
marvel at the exquisite and vivid colors, in this thoroughly and meticulously restored Chapel
after centuries of built us dirt. It is also home to Michelangelo's Last Judgement fresco. It is a
most overwhelmingly stunning work of art.
From here, we will take a short walk to St. Peter's Basilica. There, you will be amazed by the
details of Michelangelo's masterpiece, Pietà. Additionally, there are Bernini's wonderful
Baldacchino and the beautiful Tombs of the Popes.

This tour is for a group of up to 14 people.
The rates listed below include a licensed
and fluent English speaking guide.

We suggest that you schedule your tour in the afternoon in order to avoid crowds.
This will enable you to receive
more personal attention from your guide.

On Sundays, Vatican Museums are closed.
In order to enter churches, appropriate attire is required: no shorts, no miniskirts, no
uncovered shoulders.

Site tickets are not included in the price.

Feel free to contact us for answers to your questions and for price estimates.

Party up to 3 p. up to 7 p. up to 14 p.
3 h.      

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