Vatican City Exceptional Experience, Rome

This exceptional visit to the Vatican will take you underground St Peter’s Basilica to explore what is known at the Vatican Necropolis, or Scavi. Here, hidden below this immense wonder stand the Roman cities of the Dead and the Papal Tombs, including that of St Peter – a Disciple of Jesus and the very first Pope. Your hotel will be the 5* Palazzo Manfredi hotel which overlooks the Colosseum.


From $1,094.12

Vatican City Experience, Rome

Vatican City is the smallest country in the world.

Encircled by a 2-mile border with Italy, Vatican City is an independent city-state that covers just over 100 acres, making it one-eighth the size of New York’s Central Park. Vatican City is governed as an absolute Monarchy with the Pope at its head. The Vatican mints its own euros, prints its own stamps, issues passports and license plates, operates media outlets and has its own Flag and Anthem.
Inside the Vatican city we can find 11 Vatican Museums with the restored Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel, and Vatican Gardens.

Your Exceptional Vatican Experience includes a stay at the sensational 5* Palazzo Manfredi Hotel which actually overlooks the Colosseum. Centrally located so you can visit the many wonders of this Eternal City.

The origins of the Hotel are ancient, just a few metres away from where the hotel stands were four barracks, lodgings and a training school for Gladiators fighting in the Colosseum. In 1937, the remains of the largest Gladiatorial school were discovered, the Ludus Magnus, located at the foot of the hotel.

The Vatican visit will be unique as your trip will include an incredibly special and sought after tour known as the Vatican Necropolis, or Scavi Tour. The Necropolis is located directly beneath the immense St Peter’s Basilica and includes everything from Roman Cities of the dead to Papal Tombs, including the tomb of St Peter, the very first Pope and a Disciple of Jesus. This tour is breathtaking and not many people are actually aware visits are allowed; they are but under very strict regulations.

During this unique Experience you will be put into a group of maximum 12 people with an Guide; your tour will last 1.5 hours. In order to preserve this exceptional historical and archaeological site and especially the revered tomb of St Peter, only 125 visitors per day are allowed on this tour. Please do not book this tour if you suffer from claustrophobia and if you are under the age of 15.

From £800 per person

Price includes:

        • 3 nights in a Prestige Double room at the 5* Palazzo Manfredi Hotel on a bed and breakfast basis.
        • An underground tour of the Vatican to see the Papal tombs including the tomb of the very first Pope
          and Disciple, St Peter.

      Return airport transfers
      Private car to the Vatican from your hotel for the Necropolis Tour

    For more details please do get in touch with the inspire me travel team by contacting us here.

• The above experience can be customised to suit your requirements
• We offer Hotels from 3 stars to 5 stars as well as self catering where possible
• Number of nights are flexible
• Please contact us for your bespoke quote

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