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Best of the Vatican Private Tour

Enter the Vatican Museums with skip the line tickets and visit the Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica with a private guide

Tour Information

  • 3 hours Every day, exception of Wednesday morning, Sunday and religious holidays
  • Solo Travel, Couples, Children, Groups, Students, Business

Why this tour?

The Best of the Vatican Private Tour is the perfect tour for those who want to explore the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica at a relaxed pace. Your expert guide will cover all of the main highlights inside the Vatican City! Being it a private tour, it will be geared towards the needs and interests of your party. Your guide will offer fascinating insight into the stunning works displayed in the galleries, the Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica, which you will access direclty with no lines and no rush. Just book our Best of the Vatican Private Tour!

Highlights

  • Enjoy the expertise of a guide for 3 hours
  • Skip the Line tickets to avoid waiting in the queue
  • Early entrance to the Vatican Museums
  • Admire the breathtaking Sistine chapel

Included

  • 3-hour private guide
  • Skip the line tickets to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel

Excluded

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick up

Hotel Pickup Instructions

  • Meet right at the marble door with the inscription "Musei Vaticani". Your guide will be waiting for you right above the steps of this impressive marble door, holding a sign with your name. To reach the Vatican museums by public transport, you have to take the Metro (line A, the red one) and get off to the metro stop Ottaviano. You can also get there by taxi, asking to be dropped off to the Vatican Museums in Viale Vaticano. Please be aware that on public transports, you might find pick pockets

Voucher Redemption Instructions

  • Meet right at the marble door with the inscription "Musei Vaticani". Your guide will be waiting for you right above the steps of this impressive marble door, holding a sign with your name. To reach the Vatican museums by public transport, you have to take the Metro (line A, the red one) and get off to the metro stop Ottaviano. You can also get there by taxi, asking to be dropped off to the Vatican Museums in Viale Vaticano. Please be aware that on public transports, you might find pick pockets
  • For any information, please do not hesitate to contact us sending an enquiry to: info@realbarcelonatours.com. For those who call from UK, USA and Canada, our phone numbers is: 00 1 855 7747031 00 39063204914, working every day from 10 AM to 8 PM
  • For further information, you can also contact us on our Emergency Mobiles 00 39 347 3958166, 00 39 340 1646091 or 00 39 8077626. This number works when our office is closed, from 7:00 AM to 9:30 AM and from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Essential Information

  • Meeting point information to be found in the “Voucher Redemption Instructions” section
  • Difficulty: this has a medium level difficulty, since moderate walking is involved. Please wear comfotable clothes and shoes

Long Description

Our Best of the Vatican Private Tour gives you a great ovrerview of the most stunning places in Vatican City! You will get a private guide to bring you around these unforgettable places and make sure you so not leave the tour without knowing everything about them!

Your VIP private Vatican tour starts by meeting your guide in front of the entrance to the Vatican Museums. Armed with skip-the-line tickets, you will be able to enter quickly and with no stress.

Your tour will begin with an in-depth exploration of the Vatican Museums. See the Octagonal Courtyard, the Apollo of Belvedere, the Torso of Belvedere, the Laocoon, the gallery of the Candelabra, the gallery of Tapestries, the gallery of Maps, the Borgia Apartments, and Raphael's rooms. After this comprehensive introduction to art history and mythology you will be ready to enter the truly stunning Sistine Chapel.

With the help of your guide you will be able to better appreciate the beauty of Michelangelo's masterpiece and the fascinating stories behind it. From the Sistine Chapel your guide will lead you through a special, reserved passageway into St Peter's Basilica, skipping the long line. Here, you will continue to benefit from your guide's wealth of knowledge as you explore what is arguably the most famous cathedral in the world.

This tour is a must-do for those who have a passion for art history and who want to really discover the Vatican, not just visit it. With this private tour you will be able to customize the tour towards your own interests and have a personal, fun, and educational experience. This tour can be scheduled every morning at 9am and every afternoon at 2pm, except for Sundays when the Vatican Museums are closed.

The Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's are waiting for you to go and discover them! Do not miss them... Just contact us and book our Best of the Vatican Private Tour!

Itinerary

  • Vatican Galleries
  • Tapestry gallery
  • Maps gallery
  • Raphael’s Rooms
  • Sistine Chapel
  • St. Peter’s Basilica
  • St. Peter’s Square

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