Private Tours

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
  • Experience the magnificence of St Peter’s Basilica
  • A private and dedicated 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. Marvel at Raphael Rooms and look at 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. If you wish, the guide can accompany you to the Savelli family’s mosaic laboratory and gallery at the end of the tour.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Skip-the-line entry to the Vatican Museums
  • Skip-the-line entry to the Sistine Chapel
  • Visit St Peter’s Basilica (except during the Pope’s celebrations)
  • Tour with private guide

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 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 131 € per person

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If you are more than 8 people, contact us via email or mobile phone for further information

Private tours: Cancellations made no later than 15 days before the beginning of the tour determine a 70% refund of the total paid price. Cancellations made no later than 24 hours before the beginning of the tour determine a 40% refund of the total paid price. Cancellations made any time after will not be refunded.

Meeting point

Your guide will hold a sign with your name on it. If you wish, at the end of the tour the guide will accompany you to visit the mosaic laboratory and the mosaic gallery of the Savelli family.
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