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Vatican By Night with access to the Cabinet of the Masks Small Group Tour

Visit the Vatican Museums in a more exclusive way by accessing hidden areas.

Enjoy the highlights of the Vatican Galleries such as the Courtyard with the Laocoon, Apollo, Muses Room with the "Torso" & the Round Room, recreated like the ancient Pantheon, with the huge porphyry Nero's bathtub & Roman statues inside the niches.

The itinerary includes of course the Raphael's Rooms where Raphael painted the "School of Athens"and the Sistine Chapel with the Michelangelo's spectacular frescoes.Thanks to our storytelling guide you will also discover stories and anecdotes on the characters represented in the frescoes painted by Raphael & Michelangelo.

Access the exclusive Cabinet of the Masks area, to admire Greek statues and amazing mosaics.

This is a small group tour with average 18 participants up to 20 people; personal headsets will be provided to enable a better listening to our guide. Have your camera ready to discover the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel!

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2 hours 30 minutes


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  • What's included :
    • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
    • Professional guide
    • Local guide
    • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
    • Entry/Admission - Cortile della Pigna
    • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
    • Entry/Admission - Stanze di Raffaello
    • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
    • Entry/Admission - Pius and Clementine’s Museum
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Cortile della Pigna, Vatican City Italy

    Your tour starts from the Cortile della Pigna where you will admire the 4 meters long sculpture in the vatican Museum. You will proceed your tour in the Octagonal Court

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Vatican Museums, Viale Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City Italy

    Once you have visited the Octagonal Court you will proceed to the Hall of Animals and Hall of the Muses

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Vatican Museums, Viale Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City Italy

    The tour continues to the Round Hall. This hall was build in the 1779 by Michelangelo Simonetti imitating the Pantheon and has on its center a large red porphyry basin which has a circumference of 13 metres.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Vatican Museums, Viale Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City Italy

    After visiting the Round Hall you will enter the Upper Gallries of the Vatican Museum where you will visit Galleries of the Candelabra, the Tapestries and the Geographical Maps

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Vatican Museums, Viale Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City Italy

    You will see the Laocoon, the Apollo and the Torso marble statues during the Vatican galleries tour.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Stanze di Raffaello, Viale Vaticano, Vatican City Italy

    Visit of the Raphael Rooms, once the apartment of the Pope Julius II where Raphael painted the School of Athens while Michelangelo was painting the Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Vatican Museums, Viale Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City Italy

    You will visit also the Borgia Rooms. The apartment was painted by Pinturicchio and his school and it was commissioned by the spanish Pope Alexander VI Borgia. They are inside the oldest section of the Apostolic Palace. You will see the main rooms of it that preserves also part of the art works from modern and contemporary art.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Sistine Chapel, Viale Vaticano, 00165 Vatican City Italy

    Evening access inside the Sistine Chapel to discover Michelangelo's Last Judgement and the Creation of the World.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Pius and Clementine’s Museum, VA, Cdad. del Vaticano, 00120 Città del Vaticano, Vatican City

    Step into the exclusive area of the Vatican, the Cabinet of the Masks, inside explore the statues and the theater masks mosaics the gallery is named after.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Viale Vaticano, 28, 00165 Roma RM, Italy
    Departure Time :
    7:15 PM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • A current valid passport or ID document is required on the day of the tour for children under 18 years old as a proof of their age
    • If you arrive late you might lose the entrance at the Vatican Museums
    • Near public transportation
    • Please note that due regulations, this tour is not available for kids under the age of 6.
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Please note that, for disabled visitors with certified invalidity of more than 74%, the Vatican Museums offers free entry that is extended to a companion for visitors who are not self-sufficient. To benefit from this, make sure you mention it at the time of booking so that our staff may handle your request.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Activity ID: V-21175P112

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