Uncover the history of the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica! Experience a professional skip-the-line guided tour with additional exclusive entrance to the Bramante Staircase. In a small group of no more than 20 people, you'll discover the Eternal city's most important Basilica and the impressive gems of the Vatican Museums.
You will have the opportunity to admire the amazing beauty kept inside of the Museums, from magnificent paintings, churches and art galleries to the Sistine Chapel by Michelangelo, Raphael’s Rooms and finally; Bramante's Staircase.
Why is the Bramante Staircase so special? It was the staircase the popes used during the Renaissance to enter their private rooms without having to get out of their carriages. You’ll feel like one of their 16th-century guests! The famous architect Donato Bramante designed the spiral staircase which is adorned with columns and ends with a spectacular view. In time it has become a model for all following staircases in aristocratic palaces. Discover its secrets and enjoy an exceptional morning surrounded by beauty, history and art.