Exclusive VIP Private Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel Tour

Rome, Italy

Experience Rating
icon3 hours  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English and 6 more

The Vatican Museums are one of Italy's top attractions, with the crowds to match. Bypass the usual wait times during this skip-the-line tour, which includes privileged access to St. Peter's Basilica, plus other top collections, from the Sistine Chapel to the Gallery of Maps. Audio headsets are available for groups of over eight people, so you can move freely without missing a word.
  • A skip-the-line guided tour of the Vatican Museum
  • Bypass the crowds and get guaranteed instant access with special entry
  • Listen to expert commentary as you come face to face with Renaissance masterworks
  • Use complimentary audio headsets in groups larger than eight participants

Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel skip the line ticket
Privileged access to St. Peter's Basilica
Headset (more that 8 people)
Official expert tour guide
Private guide service
Pick up/Drop off service
Food & Beverage

Departure Point

Viale Vaticano, 100, 00192 Roma RM, Italy

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Stop At:  
Vatican City
Introduction on the Vatican City and Vatican History
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Vatican Museums
Discover the treasures hosted by one of the largest and most-visited museums of the world enriched by a huge number of masterpieces collected through time. You will be introduced to the impressive greatness of the Vatican Museum. Admire the best of the ancient world visiting the Greek and Roman sculpture section. A collection of classical art masterpieces where admire the beauty of several sculpture groups, as for example the statue of Laocoön and His Sons that is one of the most famous ancient sculptures. Pass by the Chandelier Gallery, named by the several marble chandelier decorating this section. Be astonished by the elegant Tapestry gallery, wallpapered by the finest tapestry worldwide, realized by Raphael's disciples. Visit the Maps Gallery, a complete exhibition of maps representing Italy as it was seen by cartographer in 1581. Enter in the Raphael's Rooms, with his huge famous paintings. Enjoy a spectacular panoramic view of the Vatican Garden and much more ...
Duration: 1 hour 50 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Sistine Chapel
Admire the major representatives of Italian art such as Leonardo, Perugino, Beato Angelico, and many more Towards the end of this tour you will visit the beautiful Sistine Chapel to admire Michelangelo’s masterpiece: The Last Judgement.
Duration: 40 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Basilica
Visit the Basilica. Inside you can admire some Baroque masterpieces and the breathtaking Pietà by Michelangelo. You can also enjoy a moment of reflection in the Vatican caves.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 9 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Walkers not allowed
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and Vatican 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
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • A maximum of 14 people per booking
  • All visitors should  arrive at the meeting point at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the tour.
  • Your tickets will be held by the guide for collection on the day of the tour. You will be required to present this voucher. If you have purchased a discounted option you will be asked to show a photo ID in exchange for your tickets.
  • Your guide will be waiting for you holding a signboard with your name at the Vatican Museum's main entrance in Viale Vaticano.
  • Knees & Shoulders MUST be covered for both men & women to enter! Please be advised capacity regulations and security may delay the tour departure  This could also influence the smooth running of the tour, especially on national holidays and events.
  • All visitors must pass through the monument/attraction security check please allow at least 20 minutes to clear security.
  • The exact timings and reservations can vary, dependant on the monument/attractions administration offices availabilities and decisions on the booking day and can be subject to variations
  • IT WILL NOT BE POSSIBLE TO VISIT THE BASILICA DURING RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS AND CEREMONIES (Audiences, Beatifications, Masses of the POPE). The Basilica is often subject to sudden closures. In these cases it is not possible to guarantee access to the Basilica.
  • Please be aware that large bags/backpacks/suitcases are not permitted in the monument/ attraction. Only very small bags are allowed.
  • No change on a booking can be accepted after 24hrs to the starting time of the tour. In that instance, no refund will be issued.
  • Activity not recommended for people with motor lag
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • 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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