Discover the secrets of the Vatican Museums and the Bramante Staircase and spend a unique morning surrounded by beauty, history, and art. Uncover the history of the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica: experience a professional skip the line guided tour with the addition of an 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'll get to view all of the amazing beauty kept in the Museums, from the magnificent paintings, churches and art galleries to the Sistine Chapel by Michelangelo, Raphael’s Rooms and finally Bramante's Staircase, usually closed to the general public. But why the Bramante Staircase is so special? It was the staircase that during the Renaissance the Popes used to enter their private rooms without getting off their carriage. You'll feel like one of their 16-century guests! The famous architect Donato Bramante designed the spiral staircase adorned with columns and that ends with a spectacular view. In time it has become a model for all the following staircases in aristocratic palaces. Discover all its secrets and enjoy an exceptional morning surrounded by beauty, history and art.