Skip daytime crowds and explore the Vatican Museums at night with this private tour. Enter the museums with pre-purchased tickets and follow your guide to see the Sistine Chapel, the Gallery of Maps, and Raphael’s rooms, all of which take on a different character after dark. This exclusive tour is available from April to October.
Includes priority access tickets at night
Explore the Vatican Museums without the crowds
Admire Michelangelo’s ceiling in the Sistine Chapel
Private tour can be customized according to your interests
Private guide for 3 hours
Guaranteed to skip the long lines
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Food and drinks
Departure & Return
Via Vespasiano, 28, 00192 Roma RM, Italy
Returns to original departure point
What To Expect
Modern art and contemporary galleries creating was creating thanks to the several donations in honor of Pope Paul VI that during a special Speech inside the Sistine Chapel he called back to the Church the modern and contemporary artists recreating the link between art and church. Many donations arrived from United States and other countries. You will see Matisse, Chagall, Dalì, Bacon
Vatican Museums and Upper Galleries, including the one of the Maps, Tapestries and Candelabra. The galleries are connecting the north section of the Vatican Palace with the Sistine Chapel. The rooms preserved many roman statues discovered during the excavations and many spectacular painted rooms
Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel with the Frescoes painted in the 1500s for the Pope Julius II and Paul III; Michelangelo first painted the Ceiling where he represented the Creation of the World, from the Genesis book, and stories of Noah’s life. The Renaissance “Genius” when he was 61 years old he will come back to paint in five years only Last Judgement on the wall behind the altar
Raphael Rooms are part of the apartment of Pope Julius II, while the young Raphael was painting the Room of the “Signatura” Michelangelo was painting the Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel . The two artists were rivalry but Raphael will recognize the talent of Michelangelo in the “School of Athens”, you will see also the Parnassus and the Dispute over the Sacrament
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
Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
If you arrive late you might lose the entrance
The visit of St Peter's Basilica is not included since it is closed at night
Near public transportation
Please Note: In some areas the stroller must be carried by yourself due to architectural restrictions
Please note that due regulations, this tour is not available for kids under the age of 6.
Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
Please note that, for disabled visitors with certified invalidity of more than 74%, the Vatican Museums offers free entry that is extended to a companion for visitors who are not self-sufficient. To benefit from this, make sure you mention it at the time of booking so that our staff may handle your request.
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
If you cancel at least 3 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.Learn more about cancellations.
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