Visiting the Vatican with children? Our Vatican Tour for Kids will keep them engaged and amazed by the incredible Vatican collection—despite all the crowds. In this three-hour tour, we'll explore the treasures of the Vatican Museums and St. Peter's Basilica—following roughly the same itinerary as our standard Vatican Tour—in the company of a family art historian. Using interactive activities, we'll keep kids (and their lucky parents) focused on these world-famous artworks, from Raphael's frescoes and the Sistine Chapel to St. Peter's Pietà and Bernini’s Baldacchino.
- Vatican Museums
- Sistine Chapel
- St. Peter's Basilica (currently not possible to visit during this tour)
- 3 Hours with a family-friendly PhD or MA-level guide
- Skip-the-line tickets into the Vatican
Looking for an adult approach to seeing the Vatican? See our Arte Vaticana Tour or our Vatican Highlights Tour
Francesca is an art historian with a master degree in art from the Sapienza University of Rome. She specialized in the art and culture of the Baroque period and in decorative arts, subjects on which she has published several essays. Her publications include a book on the Holy Years in Rome in the 17th century, a book on cameos engravers in Rome in the 19th century, and a book on Baroque silver and silversmiths. She is a licensed guide since 2001 and leads itineraries all over Rome, a city she truly loves. She is also an officilal guide of the Vatican Museums and Vatican City. She lives in Rome with her husband and three daughters.
Theresa is an art historian and author of "Creating and Contemplating the Renaissance Garden". She holds a Master's degree in Art History and is intensely interested in the layers of Rome and unfolding the city's depth through seminar teaching and freelance writing. She is a contributing writer on Italian travel for The New York Post and The Buffalo News and has been involved as editor and consultant for several Italian and English language travel and academic book publications.
Alessandra is a native Roman and art historian with a Master's degree in art history from the Sapienza University of Rome. Her specialization is Modern and Contemporary art and she has a deep-rooted love for the city where she lives with her two children. Alessandra is fluent in Italian, English, and French, and has a great interest in Mannerism, Baroque art, coloured antique marbles and decorative arts. Due to her broad knowledge of the history of Rome she leads a wide-variety of antiquity-themed itineraries. Since 2001 she has been a consultant at the Galleria Colonna in Rome.
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