Book an almost private tour of the Vatican Museums joining a group of maximum 10 people. Our expert tour guide will walk you in the beautiful galleries of the museum full of treasures, in particular the beautiful cabinet of the mask. You will also go to the Sistine Chapel to admire Michelangelo's masterpiece and then to the Basilica where you will certainly appreciate the astonishing work done by Bernini.
Group up to 10 people
3 hours Professional Guide
Tips for the Guide
Departure & Return
Via Vespasiano, 28, 00192 Roma RM, Italy
Saint Peter's Square, Forum Sancti Petri, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
What To Expect
Our Semi Private Vatican Tour is almost a private tour with only 8 to 10 people touring the Vatican Museums. Our aim is to show you the highlights of one of the largest museums of the world. The semi- Private Vatican Museums tour with skip the line tickets will be lead by a friendly and professional licensed guide is taking you along the gallery of the Candlestick, Tapestry and Maps and to the awesome Raphael’s Rooms once the private apartment of the Pope Julius the II. While in the Museums you cannot miss the Apartment of the Borgia Pope painted by Pinturicchio and his school.
Gallery after another Gallery you will reach the Sistine Chapel, with the frescoes of the Creation of the World with stories of the Genesis and and the Last Judgment. Michelangelo spent in total 9 years inside the Sistine Chapel.
You will have some free time inside to admire Michelangelo’s frescoes their beauty will take your breath away!
From the Sistine Chapel you will have fast access to the Basilica of St. Peter, where right in the center stands the magnificent “Baldacchino” of Bernini. The Basilica was built in over 120 years and it was partially designed by Bramante, Bernini and Michelangelo.
Do not forget the Vatican museums is about 6 miles long, you can visit the highlights of it without getting lost only with a local expert and professional licensed guide.
Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
No shorts above the knees are permitted
No sleeveless t-shirts are permitted
No big back pack are allowed
No big umbrella are permitted
No pointed objects
This tour never runs on Wednesday or Sunday or religious bank holidays.
that the Basilica of St. Peters’ is not visible due to special Religious functions held by the Cardinals or the Pope, the closing of St. Peter’s can be an unexpected decision take by the Vatican Museums; in this case we will add in the itinerary the Painting gallery or the Raphael Rooms, once the Pope Julius’ II apartment, as an alternative site.
Service animals allowed
Near public transportation
Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
Please note that, for disabled visitors with certified invalidity of more than 74%, the Vatican Museums offers free entry that is extended to a companion for visitors who are not self-sufficient. To benefit from this, make sure you mention it at the time of booking so that our staff may handle your request.
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.
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