The Vatican Experience: Accessible Vatican Private Tour
Your Vatican: Accessible Rome Private Tour begins in your hotel (within Rome), where you’ll meet your private guide – an expert in all things art history. They’ll accompany you in a private car, specifically adapted for those with access needs, on the drive to Vatican City. Please note that any itinerary can be modified on request, depending on your access requirements and particular interests!
When you enter the Vatican Museums, the real adventure begins! Your expert guide will lead you through the labyrinthine museums toward the highlights, including amazing examples of classical statuary and High Renaissance frescoes.
See wonderful works by ancient artists – including the Belvedere Group – and Renaissance oddities like the Gallery of Maps before you experience the splendor of the Raphael Rooms. Admire the marvelous School of Athens before enter the astonishing Sistine Chapel.
After using an elevator and a wheelchair lift, you’ll go down a ramp with the most famous ceiling in the world above you. If you are visiting Rome in a wheelchair, you’ll first go down in an elevator and then a wheelchair lift to access the Sistine Chapel. Following that, you’ll glide toward the world’s most famous ceiling on a wheelchair ramp. If you have differing access needs, the itinerary of this Rome tour for disabled clientele can easily be modified.
You’ll experience all the beauty of Michelangelo’s marvelous frescoes – all 12,000ft of them – and learn the tumultuous history of this remarkable Chapel. See his wonderful Old Testament scenes, including the fiery Last Judgment – which are even more impressive in real life.
St. Peter’s Basilica
Following the Vatican Museums, you’ll head to St. Peter’s Basilica. If you have requested a wheelchair from the Vatican Museums, you will have to return it before entering the Basilica, as the two sights are managed separately.
You’ll journey around the walls of Vatican Museums before heading to the Basilica. There, you’ll enjoy skip-the-line access to the world’s most famous church. For those who are visiting Rome in a wheelchair, you’ll head up the ramp into this Holy site.
When you’re inside St. Peter’s Basilica, your private guide will explain the remarkable history of this unique building. Perhaps no other structure in the world had such a genius set of architects working on it: Bramante, Bernini, Michelangelo and Raphael all contributed to the project.
Discover the history of remarkable sculptors like Bernini’s Baldachin and Michelangelo’s La Pieta, in the incomparable atmosphere of St. Peter’s Basilica.
Your first stop on this customized tour, for those who are visiting Rome in a wheelchair, is the Roman Forum. You’ll descend to the Roman Forum – which is below street-level – via an elevator, and then make your way to the Forum’s highlights across the accessible paths.
Once the beating heart of the Ancient Roman Empire, the Forum was where many of the most important events in the city’s history took place: including the assassination of Julius Ceasar. With you expert, local guide, you’ll discover all the secret histories, hidden in the memory of these mysterious and evocative ruins.
Although the Roman Forum can be difficult to navigate for those with physical disabilities, the itinerary will be modified in order to make this visit to the Roman Forum as easy as possible.
Visit the world’s most famous amphitheater and discover its remarkable history, on this Rome tour for disabled clientele. With you expert, private guide, you’ll ascend to the first and second-floors of the Colosseum via a wheelchair accessible elevator.
Breeze through the step-free entrance and into the world’s most famous amphitheater. See the impressive stadium, where 80,000 spectators would have clamored for blood in the violent gladiator’s battles. Admire the marvelous arena floor and discover the true stories of men and beasts who died here, during the bloody gladiator’s games.
You’ll enjoy the full, undivided attention of your expert guide, as they lead you through the Colosseum’s most accessible routes. Smooth floring, step-free access and elevators make a tour of the Colosseum a breeze. So, relax and discover the surprising history of this iconic Ancient Roman ruin.
Why Join This Accessible Rome Private Tour?
Whatever your requirements, whether you are visiting Rome in a wheelchair or have other access needs, our Accessible Rome Private Tours are perfect for you. We will happily customize any itinerary so you have a comfortable experience of Rome’s most iconic sights.
You’ll be accompanied by a guide who knows everything there is to know about Rome. The Eternal City is at your fingertips, on this Rome tour for disabled clientele.