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Off-the-beaten-Path Skip the line Vatican & Sistine Chapel Tour provided by Private Tours of Rome - Vatican, Sistine Chapel and Colosseum Tours

Off-the-beaten-Path Skip the line Vatican & Sistine Chapel Tour

Off-the-beaten-Path Skip the line Vatican & Sistine Chapel Tour
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Tour snapshot
Duration:
3h
Taking Covid-19 safety measures
Near public transportation
Ticket type:
Mobile
Free cancellation
  • Duration:
    3h
  • Taking Covid-19 safety measures
  • Near public transportation
  • Ticket type:
    Mobile
  • Free cancellation
About
Do you want to enjoy the Vatican away from the usual throng of tourists? If so, this “Off-the-beaten Path Vatican Tour is the perfect tour for you! You will have the services of a vey knowledgeable guide who has a wealth of information on the history of this wonderful place. You will be taken to see some of the lesser-known parts of the museums – places not on the usual tourist itinerary. Visit the Gallery of Paintings (Pinacoteca), the New Wing with marvelous collections of Ancient Greek and Roman statues and the Carriage Pavilion with its wonderful exhibition of antique vehicles, including  Popemobiles!
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English, Italian
What to expect
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English, Italian
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
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Call the number below and use the product code: 71452P15
Important information
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Private tour
  • Local guide
  • Professional art historian guide
  • Local taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
  • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
Duration
3h
Departure details
  • Viale Vaticano, Roma RM, Italy Vatican Museums entrance   Entrance of the Vatican Museums. Viale Vaticano. Below the white gate topped by the statues of Michelangelo & Raphael ( Viale Vaticano)
Additional information
  • 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
  • Near public transportation
  • READ CAREFULLY: Because of the growing popularity of the current pope Francis and his intense activity in organising mass events in the Vatican some areas might get closed last minute without previous notice. This has already happened this year and can happen again during you Vatican tour: the Sistine chapel and/or the Basilica of Saint Peter might not be accessible. In case of such events our tour guide will provide you with a valuable alternative focusing the tour inside the Vatican museums.
  • Social distancing has to be maintained
  • The customer has to bring their own mask. FFP2 masks are required.
  • At the moment the Basilica is not accessible from the Vatican Museums because of anti-Covid19 measures. Our tour guide will explain everything about it and you can go there on your own right after the tour. Our guide will assist you.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Private tour
  • Local guide
  • Professional art historian guide
  • Local taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
  • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
Departure details
  • Viale Vaticano, Roma RM, Italy Vatican Museums entrance   Entrance of the Vatican Museums. Viale Vaticano. Below the white gate topped by the statues of Michelangelo & Raphael ( Viale Vaticano)
Duration
3h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • 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
  • Near public transportation
  • READ CAREFULLY: Because of the growing popularity of the current pope Francis and his intense activity in organising mass events in the Vatican some areas might get closed last minute without previous notice. This has already happened this year and can happen again during you Vatican tour: the Sistine chapel and/or the Basilica of Saint Peter might not be accessible. In case of such events our tour guide will provide you with a valuable alternative focusing the tour inside the Vatican museums.
  • Social distancing has to be maintained
  • The customer has to bring their own mask. FFP2 masks are required.
  • At the moment the Basilica is not accessible from the Vatican Museums because of anti-Covid19 measures. Our tour guide will explain everything about it and you can go there on your own right after the tour. Our guide will assist you.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
What you can expect during your visit
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Viale Vaticano
    Viale Vaticano, Roma RM, Italy
    Vatican Museums entrance   Entrance of the Vatican Museums. Viale Vaticano. Below the white gate topped by the statues of Michelangelo & Raphael ( Viale Vaticano)
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  • 1
    Vatican Museums
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Sistine Chapel
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • You'll return to the starting point
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By: Private Tours of Rome - Vatican, Sistine Chapel and Colosseum Tours
Robert M
Robert M
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Private tour felt like a conversation!
Just me, my daughter, and the tour guide. Maria was an art history major. Very knowledgeable and friendly. The
E649UNgracek
E649UNgracek
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Excellent Tour Experience with Thomas!
Thomas was an excellent tour guide who was very educational and very engaging. We had an amazing tour and learned s
666stephenz
666stephenz
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Great way to see Rome with limited time!
Our guide Claudia was wonderful. Knowledgeable and so friendly. We recommend her & this tour highly. No waiting in
mrturner2016
mrturner2016
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Vatican highlights
Very knowledgeable guide (Max). Tour included the basilica as well as the Sistine Chapel. We were able to access th
Shardaedt
Shardaedt
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Claudia was an awesome tour guide!
Claudia was the absolute BEST tour guide! My husband, parents and two children ages 5 and 2 went on this tour. Clau
Adam D
Adam D
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Fabulous guide
Massimiliano was an amazing guide!! We had a fabulous time.... A walk back through history that we would definitel
Explore45455021450
Explore45455021450
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PAOLA IS THE BEST
Paola was fantastic! The best guide we’ve had. She was extremely knowledgable and personable. Enjoyed every second!
497sherryt
497sherryt
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Tour of vatican
We done a guided tour with Debra she was amazing guide and very knowledgeable about her tour would highly recommend
Amy S
Amy S
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Perfect tour for kids and adults! VIP treatment!
Fransisco was amazing. He created the perfect tour for both adults and kids. Giving us enough history to satisfy bu
Nilinosa
Nilinosa
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Personalised tour made it special
Maria, our guide, made it really special. She was kind and considerate from the start. We were whizzed through the
HillaryD473
HillaryD473
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Excellent tour!
Loved that the group was small and we were able to move at our own pace. The guide was very knowledgeable and able
FarAway683674
FarAway683674
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2 Day Private Tour of Rome
Our private guides, Paola (day 1) and Thomas (day 2), are both archaeologists and tour guides. They were very know
Y3293PAwendyk
Y3293PAwendyk
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Completely Unprofessional !!!
My husband and I had very limited time in Rome and had booked a 3 hour tour of the Vatican and it's surroundings.
PrestonPeterson
PrestonPeterson
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Great private tour experience at the Vatican
Great communication to start our tour. Nicely planned. Great guide, super knowledgeable. Highly recommend a priv
Compass182936
Compass182936
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Overpriced for what you receive which is only a guide for a hurried trip.
The tour was average at best. Our guide was good. But beyond a decent guide, there was no value to this. We skipped
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