Italy

5 of the best Vatican Museums tours

by Paul Stafford  |  Published February 18, 2019

The Vatican; a small city-state, surrounded by the city of Rome, that holds some of the finest examples of architecture and art in the world. Without doubt one of the finest collections of religious art exists in the Vatican Museums and religious buildings, associated with household names like Michelangelo, Raphael and Botticelli, who contributed some of their finest work there.

While it is possible to visit places like the Sistine Chapel, Vatican Museums and St. Peter’s Basilica on your own, these marvellous places are so densely packed with art and creative flourishes that it can be overwhelming, and much can be missed. However, an expert guide can help point out the more noteworthy features, while also providing valuable time-saving solutions to the popular tourist spots like fast-track entry.