Vatican for Kids Tour All Included & Sistine Chapel Fast Access w Hotel Pickup

Rome, Italy

Experience Rating
icon3 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 4 more

This is a super 3-hour tour of the Vatican designed specially to appeal to families.  You will see the wonderful artwork displayed in the Vatican museums, including Raphael’s Rooms and the Gallery of Maps and of course see Michelangelo’s frescoes in the Sistine Chapel as well as his famous Pietà.  With skip-the-line access the kids won’t be bored waiting in the long queues and we are positive this interactive tour will ensure that all the family enjoy the Vatican.

Guaranteed to skip the long lines
Private tour
Local taxes
Local guide
Professional art historian guide

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up travelers if they are staying at central hotels only.

Stop At:  
Vatican Museums
You meet your private guide near Vatican City and with your reserved tickets you go directly into the Vatican Museums.  No need to carry anything around the Vatican as you can store your belongings in the cloakroom. On this tour you will see the amazing Greek and Roman Sculptures and the sarcophagi of the Empresses Helena and Constantine, mother and daughter of Constantine the Great.  To keep the kids entertained there will be lots of games and the opportunity to win prizes – they will learn a lot about the artwork but in a fun way!  The tour takes you to the Gallery of the Candelabra, the Gallery of Tapestries, the super Gallery of Maps, the Sobieski Room and the wonderful Raphael’s Rooms.  
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Stanze di Raffaello
The four Raphael Rooms (Italian: Stanze di Raffaello) form a suite of reception rooms, now part of the Vatican Museums in Vatican City. They are famous for their frescoes, painted by Raphael and his workshop. Together with Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel ceiling frescoes, they are the grand fresco sequences that mark the High Renaissance in Rome. The Stanze, as they are commonly called, were originally intended as a suite of apartments for Pope Julius II.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Sistine Chapel
Then on to the Sistine Chapel which is still used today for the election of new Popes.  Children will be amazed by Michelangelo’s ceiling frescoes depicting The Last Judgment.  Your guide will also regale them with Bible stories including the creation of Adam as well as other interesting facts and anecdotes. 
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Basilica
Following the tour of the museums it is in to see the amazing Saint Peter’s Basilica.  How was its famous dome built?  Make sure the kids ask the guide lots of questions! One of the best ways for children to learn is through play.  The whole family will team up to solve quiz questions, answer trivia questions and partake in scavenger hunts.  There will be such a lot to keep the kids occupied and your guide can customize the tour to make it a unique experience for your family group. 
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Square
This tour is all about active participation so that the children leave the Vatican City with lots of new facts and wonderful memories. This tour will end in Saint Peter’s Square next to the taxi and bus stations.      
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Tailored for 5+ years old
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation policy

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