Private Vatican Experience with Sistine Chapel & St. Peter’s Basilica

Rome, Italy

Tour Rating
icon3 hours  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English and 4 more

Go at your own pace and linger as long as you like at the masterpieces. That’s the benefit of having a private guide just for you and your group at the Vatican! Benefit from the fastest available skip the line access and let your guide handle all of the logistics - so you can focus on enjoying your experience of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica. Have a special request? Let your insider guide know so they can tailor the tour to your interest.

Skip the Line Access to the Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel
Skip the Line Access to St. Peter's Basilica (ex. Wednesdays and special events)
Private Insider Guide
Food & Beverages

Departure Point

Via Tunisi, 3, 00192 Roma RM, Italy

Return Details

St. Peter's Basilica, Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
Pass By:  
Vatican Museums
Together with a private guide, guests will discover the highlights of the extensive collection at the Vatican Museums. This private Vatican Tour also includes the fastest possible skip the line access. Explore the Pinecone Courtyard and Belvedere Courtyard, along with the Hall of the Muses, Round Room, and Gallery of the Candelabra. Admire intricate tapestries from some of Raphael's pupils in the Gallery of Tapestries, and historical maps by the Vatican cartographers in the Gallery of the Maps. Do you have a special request or particular interest? Please let me know so I can tailor your experience. We’ll go at your pace and linger as long as you like at the masterpieces. That’s the benefit of having a private guide just for you and your group!
Duration: 3 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Stanze di Raffaello
Famous painter Raffaello frescoed this series of rooms in the Vatican Museums. Discover them together with your private guide.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Sistine Chapel
Your private visit of the Vatican Museums culminates at Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel. No speaking is allowed in the Chapel, so you will enjoy free time on your own to take this masterpiece in.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
La Pieta
Michelangelo's masterpiece sculpture can be found inside St. Peter's Basilica. Discover it together with your private guide.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Basilica
Leaving the Vatican Museums through a special entrance, you will skip the long lines directly into St. Peter's Basilica where you will enjoy a fully guided private tour inside.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Square
Your private visit to St. Peter's Basilica comes to a grand finale overlooking Bernini's majestic St. Peter's Square - which was designed to "embrace" visitors to the Vatican.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • Large bags and backpacks are not permitted on this tour.
  • Please note: Tours departing on Wednesdays do not visit the inside of St. Peter's Basilica due to the weekly Papal Audience. It is also possible that due to Papal events, some planned in advance and some at the last minute, that access to St. Peter's Basilica and/or the Sistine Chapel from the Vatican Museums will be closed or that the Basilica will be completely closed off to the public. In these cases, we will do our best to inform guests ahead of time and provide alternatives. This is not always possible, however, and in the case of a last minute interruption, extra time will be spent exploring the Vatican Museums. In such cases, no partial refunds will be provided.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

From 185.91 USD

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