Rome: Vatican Museums and St. Peter's Basilica Private Tour
- Marvel at masterpieces of art from the papal collections
- Admire the famous statue of Laocoön, and see the Belvedere Torso
- Discover maps of the world by ancient cartographers
- Look a Michelangelo's miraculous frescoes in the Sistine Chapel
- Enter the most famous Roman Catholic church in the world
- Get a personalized narrative on a customized itinerary
Skip the notorious lines to enter the Vatican Museums, and enjoy a personal narrative once inside. Your guide will treat you to a customized tour, bringing the magnificent works of art to life with an interactive and imaginative commentary. Uncover the legends and mysteries behind works from the Renaissance and other art eras, and hear about the papal patrons.
Marvel at sculptures, carvings, frescoes, paintings, tapestries and maps. Go to the Belvedere Courtyard, and stroll through the most interesting galleries in the museum complex.
Contemplate Michelangelo's frescoes in the magnificent Sistine Chapel and admire paintings from the main artist of the Renaissance period. Then, enter St. Peter’s Church to experience the majestic architecture of the Catholic cathedral. See Bernini’s exquisite “Baldachin” and other sacred works of art. End on St. Peter’s Square, where you can admire the Egyptian obelisk that witnessed the martyrdom of St. Peter and was central to Bernini’s design.
- Private Badge Guide
- Skip-the-Line Tickets
- Private Walking Tour
- Hotel pickup/drop-off (available upon request)
- Food and drinks
Prepare for the activity
• A moderate amount of walking is involved - comfortable shoes are recommended
• When booking, please advise if you require a hotel pick-up, and provide the name and the address of your accommodation (this service is at an extra cost)
• Unfortunately this tour is not wheelchair friendly
• It is strictly forbidden to take photographs in the Sistine Chapel
• Long items such as large umbrellas, camera stands and tripods, walking sticks (unless for disabled persons) are not allowed and are to be left at cloakrooms
• Please note that the museums' hours and closures may change due to special events taking place