Pinacoteca Vaticana (Art gallery) Sistine Chapel private tour

Vatican City, Italy

Experience Rating
icon3 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English

Benefit from personalized attention and the ability to travel at your own pace on this private tour of the Vatican's Art Gallery (Pinacoteca Vaticana). While you stroll through the collections, enjoy commentary from your guide on works by Caravaggio, da Vinci, and Raphael. You'll also explore the Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's Basilica, and other rooms of the Vatican with guided commentary. This tour includes skip-the-line entry, which saves you valuable vacation time.
  • Entrance fees to the Vatican galleries included
  • Skip-the-line privileges ensure you make the most of your time
  • Private guide just for you and your party
  • Headsets ensure you hear your art historian guide's commentary clearly

Local taxes
Headsets to hear the guide clearly
Professional art historian guide
Guaranteed to skip the long lines
Transportation to/from attractions
Food and drinks
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

In front of the oblisk in the center of St. Peter's Square
Stop At:  
Vatican Museums
Highlights of the Vatican museums, including gallery of Maps, gallery of tapestries and pinecone courtyard and The Pinacoteca Vaticana (Art gallery)
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Paintings Gallery of the Vatican Museums
Giotto's Stefaneschi Triptych Olivuccio di Ciccarello, Opere di Misericordia Raphael's Madonna of Foligno, Oddi Altarpiece and Transfiguration Leonardo da Vinci's St. Jerome in the Wilderness Caravaggio's Entombment Perugino's Madonna and Child with Saints and San Francesco al Prato Resurrection Filippo Lippi's Marsuppini Coronation Jan Matejko's Sobieski at Vienna
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Sistine Chapel
Frescoes of Michaelangelo
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Basilica
The Pieta by Michaelangelo, the apse with the Chair of Saint Peter, and the Tombs of the Popes including Pope St. John Paul II
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • 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
  • A maximum of 6 people per booking
  • 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.


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