Skip The Line: Vatican Private Tour

Rome, Italy

Tour Rating
icon3 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 7 more

Get personalized attention and a tour tailored just for you during this 3.5-hour private tour of the Vatican in Rome. Take advantage of skip-the-line access to make the most of your time at one of Rome's most important landmarks, where you'll get a guided tour of the Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's Basilica, and the Vatican's impressive art collection.
  • 3.5-hour private tour of the Vatican Museums
  • Skip the long entry lines to this popular attraction
  • Private guide dedicated to just you and your party
  • See the Raphael's Rooms, the Lacoon Group, the Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter's Basilica
  • Multiple departure times

Skip-the-line admission
Full tour from an expert guide
Headsets for groups of 6 or more
Languages: English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, Italian, German, Japanese, Chinese, Portuguese
Food and drinks
Hotel pick-up and return

Departure Point

Viale Vaticano, 100, 00192 Roma RM, Italy

Departure Time

1:30 PM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Meet your private guide just across the street from the Vatican Museum Entrance, in front of a local cafe, at your chosen departure time. You and your private party will have the full attention of your dedicated guide as you explore the premises. 

Skip the often long entry lines and proceed directly inside the Vatican Museums to explore the rooms, courtyards, and corridors where various Popes lived, studied, and ruled. Learn about the history and culture behind each of the artworks that span more than 2,000 years of history. 

Walk through the Raphael's Rooms and pause to learn about the Laocoön Group, then make your way to see Michelangelo's famous fresco on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. You'll also see other highlights such as the Hall of Maps, the Hall of Tapestries, and Porphyry Sarcophagi made for Emperor Constantine’s family. End your tour inside St. Peter's Basilica, where you can see Michelangelo's Pietà and Bernini's Baldacchino. 

This private tour ensures personalized attention from your guide and plenty of opportunities to ask questions.
Pass By:  
Vatican Museums
A tour of the Vatican Museums promises an insight to some of the greatest art in the world, from classical antiquity, through the Renaissance and to the present day. See masterpieces by Raphael and astonishing statuary like Laocoön and His Sons.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Sistine Chapel
Here you’ll see one of the greatest masterpiece’s mankind has ever produced: Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel frescoes. Old Testament scenes come alive in the astonishing frescoes. Once seen, they’re never forgotten.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Basilica
St. Peter’s Basilica is an architectural triumph; possibly the grandest church on earth. See the combined effort of 4 genius architect/artists – Bernini, Bramante, Raphael and Michelangelo – synthesize to beautiful effect.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Cortile della Pigna
Designed by genius architect Bramante, the Courtyard of the Pine houses the iconic Fountain of the Pine – one of the few Ancient Roman fountains that survives to this day.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
La Pieta
Discover Michelangelo's evocative sculpture of Mary with the body of Jesus, in the incomparable St. Peter's Basilica.
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
Vatican City
See all the treasures of the world's smallest state on this comprehensive Vatican tour.
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • 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
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation policy

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties. Learn more about cancellations.

From 198.53 USD


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