Travel through the famous Raphael Rooms, Gallery of the Maps and Gallery of the Tapestries before arriving at the Sistine Chapel. Perhaps one of the most visited destination in the world, each illustration of this incredible fresco depicts a scene from the Book of Genesis - The Creation of Adam of course being the most well-known of the nine panels. Learn the story of its commission by Pope Julius II and Michelangelo’s unique method to complete his greatest masterpiece.
The last stop on this essential tour of the Vatican is St. Peter’s Basilica. One of the most important churches of Christianity (and of history) you will also pay a visit to another one of Michelangelo’s great works of art – the Pietà.
Your memorable sightseeing tour of Vatican City finishes in the picturesque St. Peter’s Square.
Remember to wear comfortable walking shoes and keep your shoulders and knees covered!
Please arrive 10 minutes before the scheduled tour time.
Meeting Point: 3:00 PM at the green newspaper kiosk on the right-hand side in Piazza Risorgimento (facing the walls of the Vatican). Your guide will be holding an ‘Eden Walks’ sign.