Grab the occasion to combine sublime art and great food in one single experience! Visit one of the most famous Roman markets and explore some of its nearly 300 stalls selling fresh vegetables, fruit, spices and much more. See where locals go to stock their kitchens and learn from your expert guide how high-quality ingredients are at the very basis of Italian cuisine. As you'll walk through the busy market, you'll sample wine, fresh pasta, beef carpaccio and local desserts. At the end of the tour, you will attend a brief cuisine session where you will be shown how to cook a typical Italian pasta dish.
After lunch, your tour continues with a visit to the Vatican Museums, one of the most important art collections in the world. Your itinerary will include the Pio Clementino Hall, Laocoon and Apollo Belvedere, the Candelabra Gallery, the Tapestries Gallery, the Maps Gallery and the Sistine Chapel, where you'll admire Michelangelo's breathtaking frescos. From the Museum, you'll get directly inside St. Peter’s Basilica, the most important Christian church in the world. The tour ends in St. Peter’s Square, dominated by Michelangelo’s imposing cupola.