Small group tour

Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter’s Basilica

Admire priceless works of art from the Papal collections in the Vatican Museums. Michelangelo’s wonderful frescoes in the Sistine Chapel will leave you breathless. Finish your visit in the magnificent St Peter’s Basilica.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Explore one of the world’s most enchanting museums at your preferred time,
  • Marvel at Michelangelo’s fresco “The Creation of Adam” in the Sistine Chapel
  • Explore galleries and have exclusive access to the Cabinet of the Masks
  • Experience the magnificence of St Peter’s Basilica
  • Your guide will accompany you in this experience

FULL DESCRIPTION

Enjoy an exciting visit through art and religion in one of the world’s most magnificent museums. Wander through the Vatican Museums with your private guide and get to visit the Greek Cross Gallery and its wonderful ancient sarcophagi, then tour the Sala degli Animali to see a virtual menagerie of fantastic beasts, real and imagined. Walk the Upper Galleries, including the enchanting Gallery of Maps, to see how cartographers depicted the world through the ages. Benefit from your private exclusive access to the Cabinet of the Masks where you will admire the mosaics on the floor and the sculptures. Marvel at Raphael Rooms and look enchanting frescoes such as “The school of Athens” and “The deliverance of Saint Peters”, then, rest for a while in the Borgia Apartments. Lastly, it’s time to marvel at Michelangelo’s breathtaking Sistine Chapel, the real gem of the Vatican. End your visit in the most important Basilica for Christianism and marvel at Michelangelo’s Pietà.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Skip-the-line entry to the Vatican Museums
  • Skip-the-line entry to the Sistine Chapel
  • Experience the exclusive access to the Cabinet of the Masks
  • Visit St Peter’s Basilica (except during the Pope’s celebrations)
  • Guided tour

NOT INCLUDED

Pickup and drop off

WHAT TO BRING

Passport or ID card

NOT ALLOWED

  • Shorts or short skirts
  • Baby strollers
  • Sleeveless shirts
  • Non-folding wheelchairs

WHAT TO KNOW

A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No short shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women. You may be refused the entrance if you fail to comply with these dress requirements. The tour is not wheelchair accessibile and no wheelchairs are allowed even foldable ones. St. Peters Basilica may be closed last minute for private services.

From 115 € per person

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Cancellation policy: Cancellations made no later than 24 hours before the beginning of the tour determine the payment of 60% of the total price. Cancellations made any time after determine the full payment of the tour.

Meeting point

Your guide will hold a sign with your name on it
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