Guided tour

Rome: Vatican by Night

Rome: Vatican by Night

Activity provider: Römerin

From US$ 93.11 per person

Discover the secrets of the Vatican and see more than you can see at first glance. With special tickets, you will be able to explore the Vatican Museums, including the Sistine Chapel at sunset.

About this activity

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Duration 3 hours
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  • Learn about the origins and developments of the Vatican
  • See the intricate details of the Sistine Chapel
  • Experience the beauty of the Vatican at night
Full description

The Vatican is especially beautiful at night, as you will see throughout this tour. You will discover why thousands of people wait in the queues every day to admire this magnificent structure from the inside and much more whilst exploring. Following that, you'll continue in the direction of the Vatican Museums. Once there, your focus will be on the small and mostly unknown subtleties which will help you to really understand the big picture. You'll learn about Michelangelo and his contribution to the Sistine Chapel, taking a closer look at this unique chapel and marveling at its architecture and art.

  • Tour guide
  • Sistine Chapel
  • Headsets
  • Saint Peter's Basilica
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • All participants are required to bring and wear FFP2 masks. Blue surgical masks will not be accepted
  • All participants who are over 12 years and 3 months old must present proof of full vaccination
  • All participants who were born in 2006 or earlier must present proof of full vaccination or proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months. Participants must also present a negative Covid-19 test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts

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Meeting point

Meet your guide beside Cafe Vaticano, near the stairs, directly across the street from the entrance of the museums

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Long-sleeved shirt

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts

Know before you go

  •  Please note, this tour is conducted in German only
  •  This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
  •  This tour will take place rain or shine
  •  The tour guide will arrange entrance tickets for you, but they are not included in the price of the tour. Adults (18+ years old) 25€, Children (5-17 years old) 15€.

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