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Skip-the-line Vatican and Sistine Chapel Private Guide Tour including St.Peter's

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

See the best of the Vatican City with this three hours private tour, with an expert guide. You’ll benefit from pre-booked tickets so you won’t have to waste time in lengthy queues before touring the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, Saint Peter’s Basilica, and more. Throughout the tour your guide will talk about the history of these iconic locations and tell you more about some of the artistic gems in the Vatican’s collections.

There is a choice of a 9.30am or 2.30pm start for this tour, and, one benefit of a private tour is that you can set your own pace, as well as be able to view some of the rooms in the museums which are not open to larger groups. Your will meet your guide at the entrance to the Vatican museums and with pre-booked tickets you’ll begin the tour right away; visiting the Belvedere Courtyard, the Pio-Clementino Museum and the large collection of Ancient Roman and Greek statues.

You’ll move next through the Gallery of Tapestries and then the Gallery of Maps; one of the most valuable collections of Renaissance maps in the world. In the Sobiesky Room you will see one of the Vatican’s largest paintings in addition to visiting the room of the Immaculate Conception, which is home to some beautiful frescoes.

One of the most enchanting stops on the tour is Raphael’s Rooms. These rooms were decorated for Pope Julius II, and house some of Raphael’s greatest works, the Parnassus and The School of Athens.

As there is no talking allowed in the Sistine Chapel, before entering your guide will discuss the works of art you will see inside, including the mesmerising frescoes by Michelangelo, Botticelli and others on the walls and ceiling. Your guide will also share captivating anecdotes about the chapel, which is still in use today - as the setting for the papal election – Conclave.

The next stop will be Saint Peter’s Basilica where you’ll see Michelangelo's Pietà and Bernini’s Baldacchino, along with many other masterpieces celebrating the lives of Popes and Saints.

The tour will end in Saint Peter’s Square where you can see the exterior of the papal palace as well as glimpse the colourful Swiss Guards.


Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Stanze di Raffaello, Viale Vaticano, Vatican City Italy

See the best of the Vatican City with this three hours private tour, with an expert guide. You’ll benefit from pre-booked tickets so you won’t have to waste time in lengthy queues before touring the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, Saint Peter’s Basilica, and more. Throughout the tour your guide will talk about the history of these iconic locations and tell you more about some of the artistic gems in the Vatican’s collections.

There is a choice of a 9.30am or 2.30pm start for this tour, and, one benefit of a private tour is that you can set your own pace, as well as be able to view some of the rooms in the museums which are not open to larger groups. Your will meet your guide at the entrance to the Vatican museums and with pre-booked tickets you’ll begin the tour right away; visiting the Belvedere Courtyard, the Pio-Clementino Museum and the large collection of Ancient Roman and Greek statues.

You’ll move next through the Gallery of Tapestries and then the Gallery of Maps; one of the most valuable collections of Renaissance maps in the world. In the Sobiesky Room you will see one of the Vatican’s largest paintings in addition to visiting the room of the Immaculate Conception, which is home to some beautiful frescoes.

One of the most enchanting stops on the tour is Raphael’s Rooms. These rooms were decorated for Pope Julius II, and house some of Raphael’s greatest works, the Parnassus and The School of Athens.

As there is no talking allowed in the Sistine Chapel, before entering your guide will discuss the works of art you will see inside, including the mesmerising frescoes by Michelangelo, Botticelli and others on the walls and ceiling. Your guide will also share captivating anecdotes about the chapel, which is still in use today - as the setting for the papal election – Conclave.

The next stop will be Saint Peter’s Basilica where you’ll see Michelangelo's Pietà and Bernini’s Baldacchino, along with many other masterpieces celebrating the lives of Popes and Saints.

The tour will end in Saint Peter’s Square where you can see the exterior of the papal palace as well as glimpse the colourful Swiss Guards.


Duration: 3 hours

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

See the best of the Vatican City with this three hours private tour, with an expert guide. You’ll benefit from pre-booked tickets so you won’t have to waste time in lengthy queues before touring the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, Saint Peter’s Basilica, and more. Throughout the tour your guide will talk about the history of these iconic locations and tell you more about some of the artistic gems in the Vatican’s collections.

There is a choice of a 9.30am or 2.30pm start for this tour, and, one benefit of a private tour is that you can set your own pace, as well as be able to view some of the rooms in the museums which are not open to larger groups. Your will meet your guide at the entrance to the Vatican museums and with pre-booked tickets you’ll begin the tour right away; visiting the Belvedere Courtyard, the Pio-Clementino Museum and the large collection of Ancient Roman and Greek statues.

You’ll move next through the Gallery of Tapestries and then the Gallery of Maps; one of the most valuable collections of Renaissance maps in the world. In the Sobiesky Room you will see one of the Vatican’s largest paintings in addition to visiting the room of the Immaculate Conception, which is home to some beautiful frescoes.

One of the most enchanting stops on the tour is Raphael’s Rooms. These rooms were decorated for Pope Julius II, and house some of Raphael’s greatest works, the Parnassus and The School of Athens.

As there is no talking allowed in the Sistine Chapel, before entering your guide will discuss the works of art you will see inside, including the mesmerising frescoes by Michelangelo, Botticelli and others on the walls and ceiling. Your guide will also share captivating anecdotes about the chapel, which is still in use today - as the setting for the papal election – Conclave.

The next stop will be Saint Peter’s Basilica where you’ll see Michelangelo's Pietà and Bernini’s Baldacchino, along with many other masterpieces celebrating the lives of Popes and Saints.

The tour will end in Saint Peter’s Square where you can see the exterior of the papal palace as well as glimpse the colourful Swiss Guards.


Duration: 3 hours

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

See the best of the Vatican City with this three hours private tour, with an expert guide. You’ll benefit from pre-booked tickets so you won’t have to waste time in lengthy queues before touring the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, Saint Peter’s Basilica, and more. Throughout the tour your guide will talk about the history of these iconic locations and tell you more about some of the artistic gems in the Vatican’s collections.

There is a choice of a 9.30am or 2.30pm start for this tour, and, one benefit of a private tour is that you can set your own pace, as well as be able to view some of the rooms in the museums which are not open to larger groups. Your will meet your guide at the entrance to the Vatican museums and with pre-booked tickets you’ll begin the tour right away; visiting the Belvedere Courtyard, the Pio-Clementino Museum and the large collection of Ancient Roman and Greek statues.

You’ll move next through the Gallery of Tapestries and then the Gallery of Maps; one of the most valuable collections of Renaissance maps in the world. In the Sobiesky Room you will see one of the Vatican’s largest paintings in addition to visiting the room of the Immaculate Conception, which is home to some beautiful frescoes.

One of the most enchanting stops on the tour is Raphael’s Rooms. These rooms were decorated for Pope Julius II, and house some of Raphael’s greatest works, the Parnassus and The School of Athens.

As there is no talking allowed in the Sistine Chapel, before entering your guide will discuss the works of art you will see inside, including the mesmerising frescoes by Michelangelo, Botticelli and others on the walls and ceiling. Your guide will also share captivating anecdotes about the chapel, which is still in use today - as the setting for the papal election – Conclave.

The next stop will be Saint Peter’s Basilica where you’ll see Michelangelo's Pietà and Bernini’s Baldacchino, along with many other masterpieces celebrating the lives of Popes and Saints.

The tour will end in Saint Peter’s Square where you can see the exterior of the papal palace as well as glimpse the colourful Swiss Guards.


Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: St. Peter's Square (Piazza San Pietro), Vatican City Italy

See the best of the Vatican City with this three hours private tour, with an expert guide. You’ll benefit from pre-booked tickets so you won’t have to waste time in lengthy queues before touring the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, Saint Peter’s Basilica, and more. Throughout the tour your guide will talk about the history of these iconic locations and tell you more about some of the artistic gems in the Vatican’s collections.

There is a choice of a 9.30am or 2.30pm start for this tour, and, one benefit of a private tour is that you can set your own pace, as well as be able to view some of the rooms in the museums which are not open to larger groups. Your will meet your guide at the entrance to the Vatican museums and with pre-booked tickets you’ll begin the tour right away; visiting the Belvedere Courtyard, the Pio-Clementino Museum and the large collection of Ancient Roman and Greek statues.

You’ll move next through the Gallery of Tapestries and then the Gallery of Maps; one of the most valuable collections of Renaissance maps in the world. In the Sobiesky Room you will see one of the Vatican’s largest paintings in addition to visiting the room of the Immaculate Conception, which is home to some beautiful frescoes.

One of the most enchanting stops on the tour is Raphael’s Rooms. These rooms were decorated for Pope Julius II, and house some of Raphael’s greatest works, the Parnassus and The School of Athens.

As there is no talking allowed in the Sistine Chapel, before entering your guide will discuss the works of art you will see inside, including the mesmerising frescoes by Michelangelo, Botticelli and others on the walls and ceiling. Your guide will also share captivating anecdotes about the chapel, which is still in use today - as the setting for the papal election – Conclave.

The next stop will be Saint Peter’s Basilica where you’ll see Michelangelo's Pietà and Bernini’s Baldacchino, along with many other masterpieces celebrating the lives of Popes and Saints.

The tour will end in Saint Peter’s Square where you can see the exterior of the papal palace as well as glimpse the colourful Swiss Guards.


Duration: 3 hours
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Important Information
Departure Point
Viale Vaticano, Roma RM, Italy
Duration
3h
Return Details
Saint Peter's Square, Forum Sancti Petri, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
Inclusions
  • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
  • Entry/Admission - Stanze di Raffaello
  • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
  • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Basilica
  • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Square (Piazza San Pietro)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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