Private tour

Rome: Private Vatican Museums and Gardens Open-Top Bus Tour

Activity provider: TICKETSTATION SRL

Rome: Private Vatican Museums and Gardens Open-Top Bus Tour

Activity provider: TICKETSTATION SRL

From US$ 392.07 per person

Discover the beauty of the Vatican Gardens on this open minibus tour with a local guide. Then continue the private guided tour at the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel.

About this activity

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish, French, German, Italian
Private group


  • Get a panoramic view of the Vatican gardens from an open-top minibus
  • Learn about the world's smallest state from a local guide
  • Visit the Vatican Museums and its collection of masterpieces
  • Stand in the Sistine Chapel underneath Michelangelo's "The Last Judgement"
  • Dive into ancient history, hearing about the Vatican's ancient artefacts
Full description

Discover the Vatican's highlights. Visit the Vatican Gardens, Vatican Museums, and the Sistine Chapel on a private tour with your own local guide on this tour in Rome. 

Explore the green heart of the world’s smallest state and learn about the gardens which date back to the 13th century. 

Dive into the Vatican’s art and architecture at the Vatican Museums, which house some of the the world’s most important ancient art collections, from the Egyptian Museum to the Etruscan Museum, the Greek-Roman section to the collections of Renaissance art. 

Finish at the Sistine Chapel to admire masterpieces by Michelangelo, Botticelli, Ghirlandaio, Pinturicchio, and Perugino. 

  • Vatican Gardens by open-top minibus
  • Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel entrance ticket
  • Local Guide
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • St Peter's Basilica
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • All participants are required to bring and wear FFP2 masks. Blue surgical masks will not be accepted

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Meeting point

Meeting point may vary depending on the option booked.

Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Shorts
  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts
  • Alcohol and drugs

Know before you go

  • For safety reasons, children under 6 years are not allowed on the open bus without exception
  • Knees and shoulders must be covered

Product ID: 410983