Private Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and Basilica with Hotel Pick-up

Rome, Italy

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

This private tour of the Vatican Museums includes luxury one-way transport with pickup from your hotel. Avoid long wait times with your priority ticket and skip the line to see these world-famous wonders. Admire Michelangelo’s frescoed masterpiece on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel; visit the Gallery of Tapestries; and step foot inside the imposing St. Peter’s Basilica. You’re ensured VIP treatment with a private chauffeur to the Vatican.
  • Explore the Vatican on a private tour with skip-the-line tickets to avoid long wait times
  • Access the Vatican Museums with the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica
  • See world-renowned sights like the hall of the tapestries and the map room
  • VIP treatment: hotel pickup in a luxury vehicle with private driver

Professional tour guide
Hotel pick-up
Private tour
English-speaking driver with luxury transportation
Skip the line admission tickets
Hotel drop-off
Food and drinks

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
We offer pickup service from all accommodation facilities located in the city center. Hotels, B&B's and apartments.

Please include, in your reservation, the accommodation name and address.

Stop At:  
Vatican Museums
In this tailor-made tour at the Vatican museums, you will enjoy a complimentary pick-up service from your accommodation by one of our expert English-speaking drivers. You will be taken to the usually packed museum entrance, where you will meet you private tour guide and, with your "skip the line" ticket, you will skip the huge entry line and access the metal detector check.   All of our tour guides are local experts and have a deep knowledge in art and history. They are perfectly trained to follow your pace, assist you throughout the whole tour and guarantee you an unforgettable experience!  The tour will begin in a gorgeous panoramic terrace that offers a stunning view of St. Peter's dome overlooking the Vatican gardens. The guide will then walk you through all the highlights of the museums which include masterpieces and artifacts from different cultures and civilizations. You will enter the Pio Clementine museum, you will gasp at the length of the enormous Tapestry Hall, then through the Hall of the Painted Maps, you will enter the Sistine Chapel whose impact in history, religion and visual arts has no equal in the world.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Sistine Chapel
Enter and gasp at the magnificent fresco paintings of the world's most famous chapel! Michelangelo's ceiling and "Last Judgment" are the highlights of the tour.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Basilica
After visiting the Sistine Chapel, through a special door available only if accompanied by a licensed tour guide, you will reach the largest Catholic church in the world: St. Peter's Basilica. This is where Michelangelo's sculpture "Pieta" is kept and the tombs of the popes including St. John Paul II's and St. Peter the Apostle.   The tour ends in St. Peter's square, where you will admire Bernini's colonnade and the stunning façade of the basilica.   At last, for those interested in purchasing religious articles or official Vatican products, the tour guide will take you to the official Vatican gift store and eventually show you the nearest taxi station or subway.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • 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 duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation policy

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