3h Private Tour of Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica

Rome, Italy

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

This tour is for those who want to explore the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peters Basilica at their own pace. Whether you are looking for something specific or just want to see the highlights, this private excursion lets you choose what you see.

Departure Point

Via Santamaura, 12, 00192 Roma RM, Italy

Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up service peice is €35 for maximum for persons with a sedan car and for between 5 and 8 persons is €45. For more information send us an email please

Departure Time

9/22/2019 - 5/7/2021
Monday - Friday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Return Details

Saint Peter's Square, Forum Sancti Petri, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
Stop At:  
Vatican Museums
Delve deeper into the Vatican collection on this customizable tour, which focuses on the diverse art and history with an expert guide. Since the conception of the Museums in 1506, the space has grown considerably and now occupies a substantial part of the Vatican’s 44 hectares. Comprised of 1,200 rooms, 54 galleries and 8 actual museums, there’s certainly a lot to choose from. Would you like to see one of the 15 known paintings by Leonardo di Vinci, Raphael’s last work or Caravaggio’s “the Entombment of Christ”? Do you prefer Egyptology, then maybe you’d like to explore the Vatican’s Gregorian Egyptian Museum, which is specifically dedicated to Ancient Egypt and the Near East? Basically, the choices for this tour are endless, just let us know what you want to see, and we’ll make it happen or, alternatively, just ask your guide what they would suggest and let them surprise you.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Sistine Chapel
The highlight of the tour will be the visit of the Sistine Chapel where you can see with your own eyes the genius of Michelangelo, including the renowned self-portrait, with which the artist wants the entire world to know that he would rather prefer being flayed alive rather than painting the Sistine Chapel again.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Basilica
Whether you are religious or not St. Peter’s Basilica is without doubt one of the most impressive architectural structures in the world. Built over the resting place of Simon Peter, it is the second largest church in the world and the second most important basilica in Rome (but definitely the most popular). Encompassing an area of approximately 5 acres, St. Peter’s is vast, boasting 778 columns, 395 statues, 150 mosaics, 44 alters, 27 chapels, 11 domes and 5 sets of main doors. Its construction was a colossal undertaking, spanning over a century, throughout the reins of 21 popes, and was overseen by 10 major artists/architects. Learn more about its rich history, uncover its fascinating secrets, and explore its world-famous art collection.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • 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.

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