Exclusive Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel & St. Peter’s Private Tour with Marco

Rome, Italy

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icon3 hours  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English and 3 more
Overview

Avoid long queues at the Vatican by taking advantage of his three-hour private tour. Your top-rated, highly qualified local guide Marco will lead you through such iconic attractions as the Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's Basilica, the Vatican Museums, and many more besides. Thanks to your guide, you will hear about the fascinating stories behind these places and you will get the chance to admire some of the finest art in the world.

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Departure Point

Vatican Museums, 00120, Vatican City

Return Details

Saint Peter's Square, Forum Sancti Petri, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Cortile della Pigna
Your guide will meet you at the entrance to the Vatican Museums. This private tour will allow you to take things at your own speed, and you will be able to explore some of the museum's smaller rooms as you will not be restricted by being part of a large group. The tour will commence with a visit to the Belvedere Courtyard, the Pio-Clementino Museum, and an impressive collection of Ancient Roman and Greek statues.
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Vatican Museums
This will be followed by a stop at the Galleries of Tapistries and Geographic Maps, one of the finest and most important exhibitions of Renaissance maps in the world. Discover the largest canvas painting in the Vatican in the Sobiesky Room, and marvel at the frescoes in the Immaculate Conception Room.
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Stanze di Raffaello
Your top-rated expert guide will draw your attention in particular to the rooms Raphael painted for Raphael for Pope Julius II. These were deemed to be among his greatest work, particularly the the Parnassus and the School of Athens.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Sistine Chapel
During the tour, you will be fascinated by a series of anecdotes, historical facts and curiosities about the breathtaking Sistine Chapel, where you will also admire celebrated frescoes created by Michelangelo, Botticelli and other famous artists. The Sistine Chapel is also where the conclave, the election of the Pope, takes place, so you will find out all about this special event.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Basilica
For the final stage of your tour, you will visit Saint Peter's Basilica, where you can see famous works of art such as Michelangelo's Pietà and Bernini's Baldacchino, as well as monuments to numerous Popes and Saints. Your tour will draw to a close in Saint Peter's Square, where you will see the Swiss Guards and the Pope's Palace.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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