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PRIVATE VATICAN & SISTINE CHAPEL

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ABSOLUTELY PRIVATE AND EXCLUSIVE VATICAN TOUR!
  • *** All tickets INCLUDED
  • Expert Vatican tour guide
  • Fully private and exclusive
  • Skip-the-line Vatican
  • St. Peter's Basilica tour

  • Entire Vatican

  • St. Peter's Basilica

  • 3.5 hours

Overview

“Private Vatican & Sistine Chapel” is is a fully private and exclusive Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel tour in about three hours.

Our top-rated expert Vatican tour guide will guarantee you a once-in-a-lifetime experience inside the magnificent Vatican Museums!

You’ll skip the Vatican lines with priority entrance into the Vatican Museums. Your private Vatican tour includes the Pinecone courtyard, Greek and Roman sculpture in the Belvedere courtyard, Gallery of Tapestries, Gallery of Maps, Rooms of Raphael, and the Sistine Chapel with it’s incredible restored frescoes painted by Michelangelo.

You’ll wander through silent chambers which have come to be known as the Vatacombs (Papal sarcophagi beneath St. Peter’s) and then enter the Basilica, the largest Christian Church in the World. Therein you’ll behold Michelangelo’s Sculpture of La Pieta’, the Bronze Baldacchino and Holy Altar by Bernini, sculpted Papal funerary monuments, the famous Swiss Guard, St. Peter’s facade and vast piazza.

Meeting point info will be sent in booking confirmation e-mail.

Before e-mailing us about availability and cost, please read this page.

INCLUSIONS

  • Priority skip-the-line Vatican tickets
  • Licensed private Vatican tour guide
  • Private Vatican City tour
  • Private Vatican Museums tour
  • Private Sistine Chapel tour
  • Private St. Peter’s Basilica tour

Exclusions

“Scavi” ā€“ believed to be the resting place of St. Peter (must be booked separately through the Vatican ā€“ 3 to 6 months waiting list).

Important Information

  • Daily exc. Sun.
  • Tour does not run on public holidays.
  • Sturdy, comfortable footwear advised.
  • Activity level: easy.
  • NOT wheelchair accessible.

Voucher

You will be e-mailed a confirmation voucher automatically once the booking process is complete. Please ensure that the e-mail address you enter during the booking process is correct or we will not be able to send confirmation! Payment made will be clarified and meeting point maps included for you to find your way in Rome. We accept vouchers by smartphone / tablet. If you prefer to print your voucher, please show it to our representative at the start of the tour.

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by Anita from Norway
Vatican tour guide Luigi was fantastic!

Made the tour 3rd of August. A really hot day, but our guide Luigi made the trip great anyway. His knowledge about everything that has to do with the vatican history and building was amazing. He also had a great personality and presented all information in a really interesting way. It made us really pay attention. We strongly recommend When in Rome tours and Luigi šŸ™‚

by Anita Lombardo
Private Vatican Tour with When In Rome Tours

Toni was great - her comprehensive knowledge of the art and history of the Vatican made our family group's tour informative and special. We enjoyed getting to know her and would definitely ask for her again!


Schedule

Annual
Mon - Sat. Please let us know your preferred start time, between 09:00 AM and 14:00 PM.
Sun. Closed
IMPORTANT! You must be at the meeting point (Via Sebastiano Veniero 21, almost opposite the Vatican Museums entrance) 30 minutes before the tour departure time you have communicated to us. Don't be late!
 
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by Anita from Norway
Vatican tour guide Luigi was fantastic!

Made the tour 3rd of August. A really hot day, but our guide Luigi made the trip great anyway. His knowledge about everything that has to do with the vatican history and building was amazing. He also had a great personality and presented all information in a really interesting way. It made us really pay attention. We strongly recommend When in Rome tours and Luigi :)

by Anita Lombardo
Private Vatican Tour with When In Rome Tours

Toni was great - her comprehensive knowledge of the art and history of the Vatican made our family group's tour informative and special. We enjoyed getting to know her and would definitely ask for her again!