Family Friendly Semi-Private Vatican Tour including Sistine Chapel & Saint Peter

Rome, Italy

Experience Rating
icon2 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English

Families with young children will appreciate this family-focused tour of the Vatican Museums. Skip-the-line access is included, which is essential for fidgety young children. Walk through the galleries with a small group of just 10 people or fewer, led by an art historian guide who will keep the little ones occupied with games and puzzles. Access to the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica are included.
  • Art-historian guide leads you through the Vatican Museums
  • Family-friendly tour for all ages
  • Small group of just 10 people or fewer
  • Commentary aimed toward children keeps them engaged

Local taxes
Blue Badge guide
Local guide
Professional art historian guide
Guaranteed to skip the long lines
Food and drink

Departure Point

Viale Vaticano, Roma RM, Italy

Return Details

Saint Peter's Square, Forum Sancti Petri, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
Pass By:  
Vatican Museums
Prepare to be amazed on this semi-private, child-centered 2,5-hour tour of the Vatican Museums, one of Italy’s most interesting destinations.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Sistine Chapel
Imagine your children immersed in rich tradition and ancient wonders with a local English-speaking guide who makes learning fun. Give your family the experience of a lifetime on this tour that’s designed and priced for up to 10 participants. Sightseeing can be overwhelming for children when it involves waiting in boring lines to see places and artifacts they don’t understand. On this tour, your children are the center of activity. With privileged, reserved admission to historic sites, there is no boredom or fidgeting in long lines. You’ll be escorted through the Vatican Museums for the thrill of a lifetime. Children will engage in conversations about the fascinating history of Roman civilization. Through the works of Michelangelo, Raphael, da Vinci, Caravaggio, and a host of other artists, your family will become acquainted with what it was like to live in ancient times, as an artist, a parent, a child, or even an emperor or soldier.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Basilica
By special arrangement, the group will travel by passageway from the Sistine Chapel, with its ornate painted ceilings, to St. Peter’s Basilica and Michelangelo’s Pieta'.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Square
The tour ends in St.Peter's Square, where you are free to explore as much as you like!
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • 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
  • The tour is tailored for 6 + years old kids. Younger kids are welcome to join of course but keep in mind that they may be not fully engaged.
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • READ CAREFULLY: Because of the growing popularity of the current pope Francis and his intense activity in organising mass events in the Vatican some areas might get closed last minute without previous notice. This has already happened this year and can happen again during you Vatican tour: the Sistine chapel and/or the Basilica of Saint Peter might not be accessible. In case of such events our tour guide will provide you with a valuable alternative focusing the tour inside the Vatican museums.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers

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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