Vatican Museums & Pope Estate by Train: Meet our assistant and enter the Vatican Museums before the regular opening time, skipping all lines. After getting an audio guide, be free to enjoy the museums’ breathtaking masterpieces at your own pace or walk with our assistant to stop at the most interesting sights.
This tour allows you to admire the Raphael's Rooms, the Gallery of the Maps and discover part of the complex which hosts more than 20.000 works of art. Then step inside the Sistine Chapel to see Michelangelo’s fresco ‘The Creation of Adam. ’ After the visit, you will have the privilege to enter Vatican City Gardens and walk to Pope’s Private Train Station. Board this special train for a unique event: see the Vatican City Gates open to allow the train leave the State for a journey through the Roman countryside to Castel Gandolfo. Once there, enjoy some free time for independent lunch in the many local Trattoria.
After lunch embark on eco-transport to discover a world apart: here you will be fascinated to see the smallest state in the world’s perfect organization, its gardens; fountains; flowers; Roman ruins scenic views. ONLY FOR OUR GUESTS, stop for a visit to the Roman Amphitheatre and Pope's Farm-house for a unique experience: TASTE AN ORGANIC SNACK from their own production, it is only available to Vatican Citizen!
Take the chance to visit the small city of Castel Gandolfo at your own pace, enjoy the landscape of one of the most beautiful hamlet of the Roman Countryside and experience the real Italian life style!
After the visit your assistant will escort you for the return train journey back to Rome where the tour ends at Roma San Pietro Station.
Join this Volon-tourism Tour with us, Exclusive Official Vatican Partner for Pontifical Villas. A part of the Tour Ticket cost is devolved for the maintenance of the Pope’s Estate”
Meeting/pick-up point: Cafe Aldo.
Duration: 10.5 hours.
Start/opening time: At 7:45am.
End/closing time: Approx. 6pm.
End point: Stazione San Pietro - San Pietro train Station.
Languages: Audioguide in Italian, Spanish, French, German, Russian and English. Assistant's languages: Italian and Spanish.
Others: Time in advance to be at the meeting point: 10 minutes.