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Private Vatican Tour w Sistine Chapel & St Peter's Basilica by Alessandra

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Stop At: Cortile della Pigna, Vatican City Italy

Enter the Vatican Museums with your private guide Alessandra and start you visit from the Belvedere Courtyard designed by Bramante and then reach the upper terrace called 'Cortile della Pigna' after the 'Pigna', a huge ancient pinecone.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Pius and Clementine’s Museum, VA, Cdad. del Vaticano, 00120 Città del Vaticano, Vatican City

Discover together with Alessandra the stunning collection of classical sculpture with some of the finest ancient Roman and Greek statues.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Vatican Museums, Viale Vaticano, 00165 Roma RM

Walk through the Galleries of Tapestries and Geographic Maps, and after admiring the Renaissance maps you will continue this great experience in the Sobiesky room, where tour guide Alessandra will tell you all about the history of the canvas paintings in the Vatican!

Duration: 45 minutes

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

In the Sistine Chapel you will learn all about its the history and some of its most curious anecdotes, and you will see the magnificent frescoes made by Michelangelo, Botticelli and other important artists. Did you know that the Sistine Chapel also hosts the conclave for the Pope’s election? Our tour guide will tell you a lot of mysterious things about that!

Duration: 30 minutes

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

The tour will continue to Saint Peter’s Basilica, to the unique Pietà by Michelangelo, the Baldacchino by Bernini, and other statues of Popes and Saints. The tour will end in Saint Peter's Square, where it is possible to admire the Swiss guards and the amazing palace of the Pope.

Duration: 45 minutes
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Departure Point
Vatican Museums, Viale Vaticano, 00165 Roma RM
Return Details
Saint Peter's Square, Forum Sancti Petri, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
  • Professional top rated guide
  • Entry/Admission - Cortile della Pigna
  • Entry/Admission - Pius and Clementine’s Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
  • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
  • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Basilica
  • Food and drink
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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We got stuck in Rome for a week with an 8 year-old grandson whose passport had been lost. He was interested in the Vatican, especially the painting in the Sistine Chapel of God and Adam with arms outstretched and fingers almost touching. We knew that queues could be long and the
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Response from AlessandraRomeTours, Manager at Private Vatican Tour w Sistine Chapel & St Peter's Basilica by Alessandra
Responded 3 weeks ago
I'm very happy you and your grandson had a good time. It's great to see that kids and adults can learn about history and art in a interesting way. Thanks so much for your words!
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  • Languages Offered: English
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