Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel & St. Peter’s private tour

Rome, Italy

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

Avoid the long lines and enjoy a 3-hour private tour of the Vatican with an expert guide who will adapt this tour to your specific interests.

On this tour you will see all the best of the Vatican Museums. In the Pio-Clementino Museum, the largest Vatican complex, your attentive guide will introduce you to a fascinating array of statues, sarcophagi and mosaics (among other artifacts) from throughout the ages. In the Pinacoteca Gallery and Borgia Apartment you will learn about works by artists from Caravaggio and Da Vinci to van Gogh and Picasso. You will walk under Raphael’s beautiful frescoes in Pope Julius II’s private apartments before coming to the Sistine Chapel.

Here, you will be blown away by Michelangelo’s spectacular Last Judgment, all explained by your captivating guide. From the Chapel, you will end in St Peter’s Basilica, the most significant Catholic church, and learn about the papacy through the ages, from the times of Peter himself to the modern day.

Fast track entrance to the Vatican Museums
Private live guide
Direct entrance to St. Peter's Basilica
Hotel Pick up & Drop off
Gratuities

Departure Point

Via Germanico, 8, 00192 Roma RM, Italy

Return Details

St. Peter's Basilica, Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Vatican Museums
Enjoy the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter’s Basilica at your own rhythm on a tailored tour with a private guide.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Sistine Chapel
Sistine Chapel
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican City
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation policy

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