Vatican Extended Itinerary With Special Access To Papal Grottoes

Rome, Italy

Experience Rating
icon3 hours 30 minutes to 4 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English and 6 more

Go deep into the Vatican with this 3.5-hour guided private tour. Marvel at the stunning masterpieces inside the Vatican Museums— using your skip-the-line access to breeze right in— and learn about the story behind each jaw-dropping piece of art: from Rafael to Michelangelo. Then head into St. Peter's Basilica, via a private passageway, to see more show-stopping art, including Michelangelo's Pieta. Because this is a private tour, go at your own pace and create an itinerary that is customized to your interests.
  • Half-day private guided tour of the Vatican with an extended itinerary
  • Enjoy your skip-the-line access at the Vatican Museums and St. Peters Basilica
  • Go at your own pace and customize the itinerary to your own interests
  • Private tour means lots of attention from the guide

Professional guide for 3.5 hours or 4.5 hours (depending on the tour option you booked)
Private tour
Guaranteed to skip the long lines

Departure Point

Via Vespasiano, 28, 00192 Roma RM, Italy

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Stop At:  
Vatican Museums
Your tour starts at the entrance of Vatican Museums where you will meet your provate licensed guide. You will discover the upper galleries of the Museum where you will have the chance to see some of the most famous painting and sculptures of all times while your guide will tell you all the sotires hidden behind each artwork
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Sistine Chapel
Your tour will proceed to the most interesting and beautiful part of the Vatican Museums is the Sistine Chapel, the Michelangelo's masterpiece. here you will admire the all painted room which most important parts are Last Judgment and Creation of the World
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Basilica
Finally you will reach St. Peter's Basilica, the church where you can admire some masterpiece like Michelangelo's Pietà and also the Bernini's Baldacchino
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Pass By:  
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Admission Ticket Free
  • 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
  • St. Peter's Basilica is a church and as such the Vatican can decide to close it for religious functions without any notice. We are not responsible for unexpected closure of the Basilica. When the Basilica of St. Peter is closed for religious functions, you will spend more time in the Vatican galleries with your guide.
  • Please be on time to avoid losing entry and thus missing the tour.
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • 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.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Please bring comfortable shoes and a refillable water bottle.
  • Please make sure you ask the guide any curiosities you may have during the tour, we want to ensure you have the very best experience!
  • 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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