Tours by Category: History

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A curated directory of religious tours and spiritual journeys tagged with "history."

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Vatican Tour with Sistine Chapel & St. Peter's Basilica Vatican Tour with Sistine Chapel & St. Peter's Basilica Featured
Company: Dark Rome
Destinations: Rome
Max size: 20 people

Visited by over 5 million people per year, the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel are top of the to-do list for most visitors to Rome. But with over 9 miles of art spread across 2,000 rooms, seeing the Papal Palace on your own can be a little overwhelming.Get the most from your Vatican visit by joining one of our guided Vatican tours, including the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica. See all the highlights of the museums and fully appreciate Michelangelo’s masterpiece, the Sistine Chapel, with the help of an expert, English-speaking guide. With No Wait Access via our special partner's entrance, you’ll save time queuing, getting you more time inside. Details and booking→

Italy Vatican City 3 hours Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 84.10 USD
Fátima and the Sanctuary Basilica Half Day Tour from Lisbon Fátima and the Sanctuary Basilica Half Day Tour from Lisbon Featured
Company: Viator
Destinations: Lisbon
Categories: history · Catholicism

During your stay in Lisbon, take an afternoon tour to the town of Fátima, one of the most important places of pilgrimage in the Catholic world. With your guide, visit the sites where the Virgin Mary was said to have appeared in 1917 and learn about this incredibly spiritual place. Enjoy free time to explore on your own and attend a mass at Our Lady of Fátima Sanctuary, if you wish. Details and booking→

Portugal 4 hours various dates $77.23
Skip the Line: Vatican Museums Walking Tour including Sistine Chapel, Raphael's Rooms and St Peter's Skip the Line: Vatican Museums Walking Tour including Sistine Chapel, Raphael's Rooms and St Peter's
Company: Viator
Destinations: Rome
Categories: art · history · skip the line · walking tours
Max size: 20 people

Visit the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter’'s Basilica on this must-do Vatican walking tour, in a group of no more than 20 people! With some 12,000 rooms spanning nearly 4,000 years of history, the Vatican’s magnificent museum complex can be overwhelming, so let an expert guide introduce you to its defining highlights on this 3-hour tour. Visit Raphael’s Rooms, Gallery of the Maps and more, and then step inside the Sistine Chapel to see Michelangelo’s fresco ‘The Creation of Adam.’ Finish with a St Peter’s Basilica tour and hear the secrets of the holiest place in Christendom.  Choose from four different start times or upgrade to a small-group tour (12 people maximum). Skip the long lines for St. Peter’s Basilica with special access directly from the Sistine Chapel.Due to a new Vatican partnership, this tour provides VIP access through a reserved door, allowing you to skip all the lines – even the priority lines. Details and booking→

Italy Vatican City 3 hours various dates $85.66
Avila and Segovia Day Trip from Madrid Avila and Segovia Day Trip from Madrid
Company: Viator
Destinations: Madrid
Categories: cathedrals · history

Soak up Spain's fascinating history and legendary culture on an Avila and Segovia day trip from Madrid. Explore the walled city of Avila, Spain’s best-preserved 11th-century fortified town, and discover why it is known as the City of Stones and Saints. Then unravel centuries of history in the city of Segovia, from its two-tiered Roman aqueduct to its Moorish fort and stunning Gothic cathedral. With the option to indulge in a gastronomic lunch, your trip to these two UNESCO World Heritage sites is a feast for all the senses! Details and booking→

Spain 9 hours various dates $102.51
Skip the Line: Crypts and Roman Catacombs Small Group Walking Tour Skip the Line: Crypts and Roman Catacombs Small Group Walking Tour
Company: Viator
Destinations: Rome
Categories: churches · history · skip the line

Discover Rome's hidden delights and quirky sites on a 3.5-hour walking tour of the underground catacombs, Capuchin Crypt and the Basilica of San Clemente. The intriguing tour showcases the best of Rome's underground attractions, such as the crypt made from Capuchin monks' bones and the Domitilla Catacombs where early Christians worshiped in secret. Finish with a visit to Basilica of San Clemente to see a church like no other, and marvel at the centuries of history displayed through its architecture. Details and booking→

Italy 3 hours 30 minutes various dates $87.06
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