Private tour

Private Vatican Tour, with St. Peter's Basilica and Sistine Chapel

Sacred sites of Rome: spirituality and artistic magnificence

Highlights

  • The most exclusive of all private Vatican Tours 
  • Priority access tickets to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel
  • Private guide specialized in art and art history
  • Gaze at Michelangelo's masterpieces fresco!

Departure

MON- TUE- THU- FRI- SAT at 3.30 PM

DURATION

3 hours

period

APRIL to OCTOBER

language

ITALIAN, ENGLISH, GERMAN, FRENCH, SPANISH

Description

Carefully crafted to provide you with an unforgettable experience, our signature Private Vatican Tour includes priority entrance tickets. Treat yourself, and your friends or family: enter one of the world’s most glorious museums and admire Michelangelo’s breathtaking Sistine Chapel frescoes!

Founded by Pope Julius II in the 16th century, and enhanced and magnified by his successors,  the Vatican Museums house one of the most mesmerizing collections of all times. Comprising an impressively extensive array of diverse works of art and historical mementos, which range from Etruscan bronzes to sculptures of various periods and astounding paintings and frescoes, the Museums are located within the premises of the Palazzo Apostolico Vaticano.

Follow your guide down the opulently decorated corridors and catch glimpses of eternity: spirituality and holiness here are as pervasive as the inspiring artwork. Admire the main highlights among which the suite of rooms boasting Raphael’s frescoes, sculpture collections and tapestry and maps galleries.

Then walk on and get ready to catch your breath. The Sistine Chapel (Cappella Sistina) boasts two of the world’s most supefying masterpieces: Michelangelo’s ceiling frescoes and his Last Judgement (Giudizio Universale))...on a peak vacation season day you could be there with up to 2000 people…

Follow your guide’s lead and admire Michelangelo's ceiling fresco which depicts the Book of Genesis’ stories. Gaze at the artist’s masterly brushstrokes in the different panels: Noah’s Drunkenness of Noah, The Flood, Sacrifice of Noah, Original Sin, Banishment from the Garden of Eden, Creation of Eve and Creation of Adam, one of the most renowned artistic images of all time, which portrays God pointing his finger at Adam (and hence giving him life)  Walk over to the west wall and admire the Florentine painter’s amazing Last Judgment fresco, as your guide illustrates its main characteristics.

Crown your cultural experience uncovering the magnificence of yet another haven of spirituality: St Peter’s Basilica. Admire the mosaics and Michelangelo’s and Bernini’s sculptural marvels.
Led by a dedicated private guide, you will be sure to enjoy the finest and most exclusive of all private Vatican tours.

Inclusions

  • Private guided tour
  • Priority access tickets to the Vatican Museums

 

Meeting Point

VATICAN MUSEUMS, entrance viale Vaticano, meet our tour leader in front of the statue of Raphael and Michelangelo - SEE ON MAP

Notes

IMPORTANT We inform all our guests that from August 06th 2021 every European Community citizens must show the Green Pass, as well as a document of recognition at the entrance of the main Italian monuments and museums as well as every indoor bar and restaurant

For guests arriving from outside Europe it will be required:

  1. a document of recognition
  2. a proof of Covid vaccination, or the negative result of the Covid test 48 hrs prior the museum entrance.

Those who do not possess the above mentioned documents will NOT be able to enter. No exceptions or refund will be made.

Please let us know in advance any special need or impaired mobility of the clients and we will do our best to accomodate them.

Rain Policy

This tour runs rain or shine.

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from EUR 150 p.p. (price based on a party of 4 pax)

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