Private tour

Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel: Private Tour

4.8 / 5

51 reviews

Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel: Private Tour

From $212.44 per person

Skip the line and discover the Vatican museums and the Sistine Chapel on a private tour with your own personal guide.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Duration options: 3 hours
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Includes

  • Vatican Museums private tour
  • Access to Vatican Museums
  • Access to Sistine Chapel
  • Live tour guide
    Highlights
    • Enjoy privileged entrance to the museums
    • Have your own personal tour guide
    • See the best of the Vatican Museums
    • Explore Michelangelo's masterpiece, the Sistine Chapel
    Full description

    Covid-19 Update

    Due to health and safety regulations, this itinerary may change. See Know before you go for the latest updates.

    Beat the crowds with a private tour of the Vatican Museums. Explore the Vatican and the Sistine Chapel with your personal and highly professional tour guide, who will tailor the experience to fit your needs and requirements. Learn about the fascinating history of the Vatican, from its creation to its modern status as the world’s smallest state. You'll explore the second largest museum in the world, home to the Raphael Rooms, Pinacoteca and Gallery of the Geographical Maps. The Vatican Museum has more than 1400 galleries, and hosts one of the largest art collections in the world, with a variety of excellent Roman and Etruscan artworks. There are pieces by master painters like Perugino, Pinturicchio, Ghirlandaio, Rosselli, Botticelli, Signorelli, della Gatta and, of course, Michelangelo. See the Sistine Chapel through the eyes of an experienced tour guide, officially licensed by the Vatican. With this exclusive private tour, it will just be you and your own guide.
    Not suitable for
    • People with mobility impairments
    • Wheelchair users

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    Meeting point

    Meet next to the Caffè Vaticano. The local partner will be holding a sign with their logo on it.

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Passport or ID card
    • Comfortable shoes

    Not allowed

    • Shorts
    • Weapons or sharp objects
    • Baby strollers
    • Luggage or large bags
    • Short skirts
    • Sleeveless shirts
    • Unaccompanied minors

    Know before you go

    • St. Peter’s Square may be closed in the morning due to Papal Audience.
    • The Vatican can get very crowded all year round. June, July, and August are particularly busy.
    • All visitors must pass through airport-style security, during high season the waiting time may be up to 30 minutes.
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.8 / 5

    based on 51 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.8/5
    • Value for money
      4.2/5
    • Service
      4.8/5
    • Organization
      4.6/5
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    Really enjoy it. The guide made it so much better bring things to life

    9 February 2020

    Our guide was fantastic!

    He made the Vatican come to life.

    8 June 2019

    Excellent tour and our guide was incredible!

    Private guided tour is the way to go. So much to see and learn that it was perfect to have a professional take us through. I highly recommend the spend for this!

    28 March 2019

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    Product ID: 281247

    VA ID: 390677