Accompanying Programme

Accompanying guests will have the chance to explore some of the most famous and prestigious spots in the city. Their stay in Rome during the IAPCO Annual Meeting will be full of cultural, culinary and stylish experiences.

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The Highlights are:
The Vatican Museums, the public museums of the Vatican City. They display works from the immense collection amassed by the Catholic Church and the papacy throughout the centuries, including several of the most renowned Roman sculptures and most important masterpieces of Renaissance art in the world. The museums contain roughly 70,000 works, of which 20,000 are on display, and currently employ 640 people who work in 40 different administrative, scholarly, and restoration departments.
Show cooking lunch at Palazzo delle Esposizioni with chef Alessandro Circiello: “A new cuisine style, simple, modern minimalist, balanced and harmonious, rich in valuable ideas careful to renew the tradition of exalting the taste and causing emotions.”

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The programme:

  • 9.30 – 10.00 Transfer Rome Cavalieri. Vatican Museums;
  • 10.00  – 12.30 Visit of the Vatican Museums: royal staircase, Pauline Chapel, Loggias and Sistine Chapel – with special guidance from the Director of the Vatican Museums Barbara Jatta
  • 12.30 – 13.00 Transfer by bus to Palazzo delle Esposizioni;
  • 13.00 – 15.00 Show cooking and lunch;
  • 15.00 – 16.30 Shopping Tour: Via Condotti (depending on weather condition, if bad weather: La Rinascente);
  • 16.30 – 17.00 Transfer back to the Hotel.

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