Private tour

Rome: Vatican City and Sistine Chapel Guided Tour

4.9 / 5

22 reviews

Activity provider: Crazy4rome srls
Private tour

Rome: Vatican City and Sistine Chapel Guided Tour

Activity provider: Crazy4rome srls

From US$ 356.34 per group up to 1

Explore one of the world’s finest art collections on a 3-hour guided tour of the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel. See magnificent frescoes by Michelangelo, antiquities from Ancient Egypt, and the rooms that Raphael painted for Julius II.

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Duration 3 hours
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  • See masterpieces of art from across the centuries in the Vatican Museums
  • Look at the pine cone fountain from Ancient Rome that now stands in the Cortile della Pigna
  • Marvel at antiquities from Ancient Egypt in the Egyptian Museum
  • Experience the spirituality of one of the world's finest cathedrals
  • Enter the apartments that Raphael painted for Julius II
Full description
Enjoy a comprehensive tour of the Vatican City and see some of the highlights from the papal collection in the miles of galleries that form the Vatican Museums. Marvel at masterpieces of art from across the centuries on an itinerary focused on the most important areas of the museum. Go to the Cortile della Pigna (Pine Cone Courtyard) to see the fountain of a pine cone that once stood next to the Temple of Isis. Marvel at the octagonal courtyard of the Cortile Ottagono. Next, go to the Gallery of the Candelabra to see some 2nd-century candelabra from Otricoli. Continue to the Gallery of Tapestries to admire Flemish tapestries by some of Raphael’s students. Discover historic maps of the world in the Gallery of Maps, before visiting one of the most beautiful Renaissance rooms in the world. Enter the apartments that Raphael painted for Julius II, before going to the private chambers of the Borgia Pope Alexander VI. Enter the Sistine Chapel to see Michelangelo's masterpiece frescoes and ceiling painting of the “Last Judgment.” Then, go inside the Basilica of St. Peter to experience the grandeur and spirituality of one of the world’s most important cathedrals. Discover a treasure trove of art contained within, such as the “Pietà” by Michelangelo and “St. Peter's Baldachin” by Gian Lorenzo Bernini.
  • Private guide service
  • Skip the line tickets
  • Private tour
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

Meet at the entrance of the Vatican Museums, Viale Vaticano, on the white staircase. Your guide will be waiting with a sign with your name on it.

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts

Know before you go

  • · Headsets are necessary for a group of more than 5 people (available at €3 per person)
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 22 reviews

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First of all, Emanuele was extremely easy to deal with. He was very responsive and helped manage our families needs as I am disabled and there were certain limitations. We met Maria outside the Vatican and she was fantastic! Extremely knowledgeable guide, took her time at each location and answered all of our questions. Also referred us to a great restaurant near the Vatican for lunch. Thank you Maria and Emanuele!

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March 28, 2023

Entrée express grâce au coupé file et à notre guide. Explications claires et pointues, plus adaptées à des adultes. L’entrée du musée du Vatican et de La Chapelle sixtine permet d’avoir accès à La Chapelle St Pierre sans attente supplémentaire si la visite est effectuée dans là continuité.

March 28, 2023

Lo cierto es que a parte del valor en sí del lugar, lo que hizo realmente exquisita la visita fue nuestra guía Luisa, el conocimiento , y la pasión por el arte y la historia hacen de ella la mejor guía. Además se desenvuelve como pez en el agua lo que evita colas, y esperas insufribles. Espero que Get your Guide tenga una “Luisa” en cada ciudad que pretendo visitar

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March 28, 2023

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