No visit to Rome would be complete without a visit to the Vatican & Sistine Chapel. Our Vatican and Sistine Chapel private tour is a 3-hour visit to one of the biggest and more important Art collection in the world and to Saint Peter’s Basilica. This is our best seller and more acclaimed tour in Rome! In this tour to one of the world’s most famous sites, we’ll skip the long lines and our Vatican expert will lead you from room to room showing you the highlights and the hidden gems of the Musei Vaticani, selected specifically for you. After the Art Rooms, we will end up in the Sistine Chapel, for an experience you will never forget!
With over 9 miles of corridors, 11.000 rooms and 7 million visitors per years the Vatican Museums are something you can’t miss during your Rome trip. It is easy to get overwhelmed if you attempt this on your own. Our local expert will help you find your feet in this amazing Museum, not only to see but to understand the importance of highlighted art.
Some of the wonders will have the chance to admire are the Raphael Rooms, the Gallery of Maps and the Gallery of Tapestries, the Lacoon and Sons sculpture, the famous Belvedere Torso, not to mention the Last Judgment inside the Sistine Chapel, to finish with Saint Peter’s Basilica. We will learn the story behind the Museums, how and why the Popes have been collecting such a great amount of masterpieces over 500 years, dive deep into every selected painting and sculpture to really understand the artwork and author’s intention behind it.
Before entering the Sistine Chapel our guide will explain everything you need to know, to prepare you for the sight of the masterpiece, then we will enter the Chapel, where you will have some time of your own, just to contemplate Michelangelo’s work. As it is a spiritual place, we will need to observe quiet time while in the chapel. We will finish our tour inside Saint Peter’s Basilica, entering it directly from the Sistine Chapel, through a dedicated passageway. read less
Please note that this is a 3-hour highlight tour of the Vatican Museum. If you wish to have a deeper approach or spend more time inside Saint Peter’s Basilica and inside the Vatican Museums, you can select our 4hr Vatican tour.
• Saint Peter’s Basilica and the Sistine Chapel are subject to unforeseen closure due to Vatican affairs and Pope decision. We will inform you as soon as we know and offer you an alternative path trying our best to give you the best possible experience in any case.
Meeting point: Near the Vatican. Details will be given upon booking. + 39 389 5865233
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Meeting point: Near the Vatican. Details will be given upon booking.
+ 39 389 5865233