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Private Vatican Tour with Extended Itinerary

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    Stop At: Vatican Museums, Viale Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City Italy

    Your tour will start when you will meet your private guide at the entrance of the Vatican Museums (the guide will be waiting for you holding a sign with your name). Your tour's first stop will be in the Vatican Museums, where you will have the opportunity to admire the Octagonal Courtyard, the Apollo of Belvedere, the Laocoon, Raphael's rooms, the Gallery of Maps, the Gallery of Candelabra, and Gallery of Tapestries.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Sistine Chapel, Citta del Vaticano 1, 00120 Vatican City Italy

    Your tour will continue to with the visit to the Sistine Chapel: the stunning Sistine Chapel where you can admire the beautiful ceiling painted by the great Italian master Michelangelo. Our guide explains you the Sistine Chapel before the entrance with images because in the Chapel the silence is a must. 

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: St. Peter's Basilica, Piazza di San Pietro, 00120 Vatican City Italy

    From the Sistine Chapel you will reach the amazing St. Peter's Basilica, skipping the line for the entrance. Here you will be able to admire many important artists' works of art; among these masterpieces, you will have the opportunity to see the amazing Michelangelo's Pietà.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Vatican Museums, Viale Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City Italy


    OPTIONAL EXTENSION (if you would like to add this option to your tour, please let us know it in the moment of your booking)

    If you wish to visit something more, choose to book the tour with one-hour extra private guide and go to visit the Pinacoteca (Painting Gallery). In this case, the tour would last 4 hours and 30 minutes. The Pinacoteca reserves a large collection of masterpieces of great masters: from Giotto to Da Vinci, Guido Reni, and Caravaggio.

    Duration: 1 hour

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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Viale Vaticano, 100, 00192 Roma RM, Italy

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Your private driver will pick you up in your hotel is it is central located
    3h 30m
    Return Details
    St. Peter's Basilica, Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
    • Professional guide for 3.5 hours or 4.5 hours (if you take the tour with Pinacoteca)
    • Private tour
    • Skip-the-line tickets
    • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
    • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
    • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Basilica
    • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
    • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
    • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Basilica
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • 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 risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
    • St Peter's Basilica is a Church and as such the Vatican can decide to close it for religious functions without any notice. We are not responsible for unexpected closure of the Basilica. When the Basilica of St. Peter is closed for religious functions, you will spend longer time in the Vatican galleries with your guide.
    • Please note: if you arrive late you might loose the entrance for the Vatican
    • Near public transportation
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour is not wheelchair accessible but may be adapted to an accessible itinerary if you contact us. Please note that, for disabled visitors with certified invalidity of more than 74%, the Vatican Museums offers free entry that is extended to a companion for visitors who are not self-sufficient. To benefit from this, make sure you mention it at the time of booking so that our staff may handle your request.
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 4 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 3 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    Gigi was our exceptional tour guide!! He was very knowledgeable of the Vatican and it’s extensive museum. His enthusiasm and energy throughout the tour was extraordinary and made the time even more enjoyable. The private viewing of the Sistine Chapel and the Vatican secret
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    Response from vivianna22, Direttore at Private Vatican Tour with Extended Itinerary
    Responded Aug 18, 2019
    Thank you for your praise of our private Vatican tour and for expressing your appreciation of Gigi!
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    Thank you Michael for such an interesting, informative and professional tour. The time went so fast as your depth of knowledge of the collection is amazing. Thank you for sharing so much-it was all so fascinating & enlightening.
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    Response from Viviana M, Owner at Private Vatican Tour with Extended Itinerary
    Responded Jun 10, 2019
    Thank you for sharing your review about Michael and about the overall tour experience you enjoyed!
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    • Languages Offered: English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
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