Secret Vatican Off-The-beaten Path Tour with Sistine Chapel & Carriage Pavillon

Rome, Italy

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

Do you want to enjoy the Vatican away from the usual throng of tourists? If so, this Hidden gems  Vatican Tour including Sistine Chapel is the perfect tour for you! You will have the services of a local guide who has a wealth of information on the history of this wonderful place.  You will be taken to see some of the lesser-known parts of the museums – places not on the usual tourist itinerary.  Visit the Gallery of Paintings (Pinacoteca), the New Wing with marvelous collections of Ancient Greek and Roman statues and the Carriage Pavilion with its wonderful exhibition of antique vehicles, including three Popemobiles!

Guaranteed to skip the long lines
Private tour
Local guide
Professional art historian guide
Local taxes
Private transportation
Hotel pick up and drop off

Departure Point

Viale Vaticano, Roma RM, Italy

Departure Time

2:00 PM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
On the tour you have the opportunity to discover some of the lesser-known parts of the museums like the Gallery of Paintings where you will see wonderful masterpieces by Raphael, Caravaggio, Leonardo da Vinci, Tiziano and many more! Then it is on to the Carriage Pavilion where the many vehicles used over the centuries by the various Popes are displayed. There is the Grand Gala Berlin made in Rome in 1826 for Pope Leo XII, the Fiat Campagnola, the car in which Pope John Paul II was standing when an assassination attempt was made in 1981 in St. Peter’s Square. There are also three Popemobiles on show (Land Rover, Toyota and Mercedes 230 GE) and the Renault 4 donated by Pope Francis in 2013.
  • 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
  • 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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