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Private Tour of Vatican Museums & St. Peter’s Basilica

Duration 3 Hours
Private Tour
Skip the line
Operating Days mon, tue, wed, thu, fri, sat
Start Time 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Book Now from 400,00€ up to 2 adults


This tour allows you to enjoy an infinite number of masterpieces like Michelangelo’s “Pietà” and “Last Judgment”, gorgeous works by Bernini, Raphael, Botticelli, Perugino and other treasures all incredibly united under the roof of the world renowned Vatican museums. The numerous popes that have lived in the Vatican, continuously enriched it with different art works but the unmissable ceiling of the Sistine Chapel and its sublime ‘Last Judgment” by Michelangelo, are surely the real attraction.
After the complimentary pick-up from your accommodation, your private English-speaking driver will take you to the usually packed museum entrance, where you will meet you private professional guide, skipping the check-in line, you will access directly the metal detector control.

In the museums, you will admire the most beautiful Roman ancient statues, you will gasp at the length of the enormous Tapestry Hall, then through the Hall of the Painted Maps, you will enter the Sistine Chapel whose impact in history, religion and visual arts has no equal in the world.
At last, through an exclusive gallery directly linked to the Sistine Chapel, you will reach the largest Catholic church in the world: St. Peter’s Basilica. The greatness and care of details will overwhelm you. Highlights of the Basilica include: Michelangelo’s Pieta’, the imposing 29 meter tall Baldacchin by Bernini and the mosaics that decorate the whole ceiling.
After the tour ends, your tour guide will help you to arrange transportation back.

Start time: From 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Meeting Point

Meeting point is in front of Caffe Vaticano in Viale Vaticano 100, Rome, Italy.

What's Included

  • Licensed tour guide
  • Skip the line admission tickets
  • Private tour
  • Audio headsets to hear your guide
  • Complimentary bottled water

What's Not

  • Hotel pickup and dropoff
  • Optional gratuities

Languages Available

English, Italian, Spanish, French, Russian, German, Portuguese, Chinese

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