Gallery of the Candelabra Good for groups

Our most recommended Gallery of the Candelabra Good for groups

Vatican Museum In Depth Tour with Sistine Chapel

1. Vatican Museum In Depth Tour with Sistine Chapel

Enter the Vatican Museums, and walk straight to the Sistine Chapel to arrive shortly after it opens with privileged VIP access. Experience Michelangelo’s work of genius with few crowds with helpful descriptions from your guide that will allow you to admire this masterpiece to its full potential. Then visit the Pinacoteca, the Vatican’s ultimate painting gallery. Arranged chronologically in sixteen different rooms, explore this papal art collection, featuring some of the most renowned artists of all time including Raphael, Caravaggio, and Giotto. Explore the main galleries of the Vatican Museums, such as the Gallery of the Tapestries, Gallery of the Candelabra and the Gallery of the Maps. See how topographers from centuries ago envisioned the layout of Italy. Discover paintings capturing the development of Rome, such as the construction of the Spanish steps and city center. Head to the Raphael Rooms dedicated to one of the most influential artists of the Italian Renaissance. Check out one of his most famous artworks, The School of Athens, as well as some of his other wondrous masterpieces. Finally, enter St. Peter’s Basilica through a hidden door from the Sistine Chapel with your guide. Marvel at the largest church in the world, complete with overwhelmingly beautiful detail and splendor. Learn about the wonders of Michelangelo’s Pieta, protected by bullet-proof glass.  Important: Please note that after entering St. Peter’s Basilica, you can not re-enter the Vatican Museums. If you’d like to spend more time in the museums, you cannot enter the Basilica with your guide. If you’d like to spend more time in St. Peter’s, remain inside the Basilica at the end of your tour and cherish the rest of your time.

Rome: Vatican Museums Skip the Line Small Group Tour

2. Rome: Vatican Museums Skip the Line Small Group Tour

Meet the tour guide at a meeting point located near to the Vatican Museums. Skip the long lines at the entrance and enjoy a guided group tour of the treasures inside with a small group. Visit the highlights of the massive Vatican Museums with a knowledgeable guide. Stroll through the vast galleries and discover rooms full of history. Visit the Gallery of the Maps, Gallery of the Tapestries and Gallery of the Candelabra. Admire the beautiful Pine Courtyard, and enter the Pio Clementine Museum to see the famous Laocoön and His Sons sculpture. Step inside the famous Raphael's Rooms and see "The School of Athens". Step inside the stunning Sistine Chapel and admire Michelangelo’s famous frescos “The Last Judgement” and “The Creation of Adam”, and many other artworks made by famous artists such as Raphael, Botticelli and Perugino.

Rome: Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel Escape Audio Game

3. Rome: Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel Escape Audio Game

The city game starts at the Vatican Museum Entrance. It will take you between 2 to 2.5 hours to complete and you can also explore at your own pace: pause the game and resume anytime from the location where you paused it. You will finish at the Sistine Chapel. As you solve challenges, the story unfolds and exact directions on your phone will guide you to the next location. Ready for an adventure? After your booking, you will receive an email with instructions on how to download and play the game on your phone. You can play on your own, in a large group, or in several smaller groups that compete against each other and meet at the final stop of the game. We recommend that each user purchases a ticket for an optimal experience, although several people can share a phone.

Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel Tour with Small Group

4. Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel Tour with Small Group

Join our exclusive, Semi Private guided morning tour of the Vatican. With no more than 12 people in the group our guide will tailor the tour experience to your personal interests. Meet your tour guide at the meeting point located near to the entrance of the Vatican Museums. Skip the long lines at the entrance and visit with a full-licensed guide the famous Raphael’s Rooms, admire the beautiful Pine Courtyard and enter the Pio Clementine Museum. Enter to the Gallery of the Maps, the Gallery of the Tapestries and the Gallery of the Candelabra. Step inside the stunning Sistine Chapel and admire Michelangelo’s famous frescos “The Last Judgement” and “The Creation of Adam”, and many other artworks made by famous artists such as Raphael, Botticelli and Perugino.

Vatican City: Skip-the-Ticket-Line Early Access Tour

5. Vatican City: Skip-the-Ticket-Line Early Access Tour

Beat the crowds and journey through the history of art at the Vatican Museums before they open to the general public. Save time with guaranteed skip-the-ticket-line early entrance to the vast corridors and galleries of one of the world's most impressive museums. Follow your guide to the Gallery of the Candelabra and Gallery of Tapestries, and admire the painted topographical maps of Italy by the Dominican friar Ignazio Danti in the impressive Gallery of Maps. Discover how Renaissance Italians saw themselves and their surroundings. Then, enter the Sistine Chapel and take in every detail of Michelangelo's masterpiece. Continue to St. Peter’s Basilica through a reserved entrance and gaze in wonder at the most opulent church in the world. Marvel at masterpieces of art, such Michelangelo's La Pieta and the magnificent Il Baldacchino altarpiece by Bernini. Then, visit the tombs of hundreds of popes under the church floor.

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What people are saying about Gallery of the Candelabra

The tour was good, if expensive. Monica was a great guide and was able to give many art historical anecdotes: pure infotainment! What we had to complain about: Despite the promised start early in the morning in front of the crowds at 7:30 a.m., 15 minutes were waited for the late stragglers, so that in the end you had to wait in line with other tour groups. Positive: Each participant received an audio device with headphones so that the guide was easily audible from anywhere.

I recommend choosing this proposal as the timing for the discovery of the Vatican museums takes time. Our guide proved to be precise, clear in explanations, not boring or academic. The three hours passed in a heartbeat between anecdotes, explanations and historical stories. Not to be missed

Amazing experience, don’t miss this opportunity

Our guide was fantastic, so informative. We walked at a pace where I didn’t feel rushed nor did we dawdle and felt bored.

great fun and a lot of facts to learn!! not too easy and not to hard. great idea to explore the museum on your own