Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, & St. Peter's With Roundtrip Train TransfersExplore > Italy > Rome > Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, & St. Peter's With Roundtrip Train Transfers
Travel in and out of Rome in comfort and see the Vatican.
This exclusive tour will give you the opportunity to visit the Vatican Museums, which contain some of the world's most famous works of art and splendid furnishings.
This shore excursion gives you the opportunity to experience the ROMA EXPRESS--a private, comfortable, fast, luxury train--the new and exclusive way for cruise guests to discover the fascinating eternal city. Enjoy a ride through the marvelous countryside, assisted by your escort and delighted by classical music.
An official guide will meet you at St. Peter’s Station (the Vatican area). Your exclusive tour starts with a visit to the incredible works of art in the Vatican Museums and continues with a visit to St. Peter's Square, which was created by Bernini and is considered one of the most beautiful squares in the world. At the top of the square stands St. Peter's Basilica, the Christendom's most magnificent church, begun in 1452 on the site where St. Peter was buried. Throughout the following 200 years, such Renaissance masters as Bramante, Michelangelo, Raphael, and Bernini worked on its design and created an unparalleled masterpiece. Of special note are Michelangelo's Pieta and the bronze canopy over the high altar by Bernini. The immense dome was designed by Michelangelo.
Your tour ends with a drive to St. Peter's Station where Roma Express will take you back to Civitavecchia.
- This tour is not available on Sundays, as the Vatican Museums are closed.
- Additionally, in 2019, The Vatican will be closed on January 1, February 11, March 19, April 22, May 1, June 29, August 14 & 15, November 1, and December 8, 25, & 26.
- Please note that on the first Sunday of each month many tourist sites in Italy have free admission. This can often result in long lines. If you are staying at a hotel, it may be beneficial to avoid booking a tour involving inside visits to major attractions on these days. If you have questions, contact ShoreTrips.
Days offered: 7 days a week