Private tour

Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel: Private Tour

Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel: Private Tour

Activity provider: Italy With Family

From US$ 134.96 per person

Skip the line and discover the Vatican museums and the Sistine Chapel on a private tour with your own personal guide.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Duration options: 2 - 3 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Portuguese
Private group
Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Baby strollers
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts
  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • St. Peter’s Square may be closed in the morning due to Papal Audience.
  • The Vatican can get very crowded all year round. June, July, and August are particularly busy.
  • All visitors must pass through airport-style security, during high season the waiting time may be up to 30 minutes.
Highlights
  • Enjoy privileged entrance to the museums
  • Have your own personal tour guide
  • See the best of the Vatican Museums
  • Explore Michelangelo's masterpiece, the Sistine Chapel
Full description

Covid-19 Update

Due to health and safety regulations, this itinerary may change. See Know before you go for the latest updates.

Beat the crowds with a private tour of the Vatican Museums. Explore the Vatican and the Sistine Chapel with your personal and highly professional tour guide, who will tailor the experience to fit your needs and requirements. Learn about the fascinating history of the Vatican, from its creation to its modern status as the world’s smallest state. You'll explore the second largest museum in the world, home to the Raphael Rooms, Pinacoteca and Gallery of the Geographical Maps. The Vatican Museum has more than 1400 galleries, and hosts one of the largest art collections in the world, with a variety of excellent Roman and Etruscan artworks. There are pieces by master painters like Perugino, Pinturicchio, Ghirlandaio, Rosselli, Botticelli, Signorelli, della Gatta and, of course, Michelangelo. See the Sistine Chapel through the eyes of an experienced tour guide, officially licensed by the Vatican. With this exclusive private tour, it will just be you and your own guide.
Includes
  • Access to Vatican Museums
  • Access to Gallery of Maps
  • Access to Sistine Chapel
  • Live tour guide
  • Access to Vatican Museums Cabinet of the Masks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Meet in front of "Bar Leonina" in Piazza della Città Leonina, just outside St. Peter's Square.

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Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 113 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Value for money
    4.4/5
  • Service
    4.9/5
  • Organization
    4.7/5

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Giuseppe rocks!

April 20, 2022

Really enjoy it. The guide made it so much better bring things to life

February 9, 2020

Our guide was fantastic!

He made the Vatican come to life.

June 8, 2019

Product ID: 390677

VA ID: 390677