With instant access, you won’t waste a precious moment of your time with your private guide. And a good thing too – all of our guides are experts in their field and fluent English speakers. The perfect people to lead your journey through the Vatican Museums, tailoring your experience to suit your interests and needs and answering all the questions you may have.
Choose to explore parts of the Vatican Museums that interest you or opt for our classic Vatican route. Our classic highlights tour visits the Sistine Chapel, the Raphael Rooms and a diverse range of galleries covering ancient Greek and Roman sculptures, maps, tapestries and precious relics.[readmore]Whatever you choose, rest assured that your guide will be the perfect host – well-versed in the history, art and architecture of the Vatican and able to answer all of your questions. Experience the masterpieces of the Vatican at a higher level when you spot the little details and hear the stories behind the artworks. Particularly entertaining at the Sistine Chapel where Michelangelo painted his personal vendettas and private jokes into The Last Judgement, or at The Raphael Rooms where Sylvester Stallone makes an unexpected appearance.
From the Sistine Chapel, we’ll use a special access door to gain entry directly to St. Peter’s Basilica. This saves us from having to leave the Museums, walk 20 minutes to the general access entrance and wait for an hour in line. Inside the Basilica your guide will walk you through the stunning artworks held inside, the monumental carved altar and the incredible architecture of Christianity’s most iconic church. In just three hours you’ll see the very best of the Vatican on our Private Vatican Tours.
Take your time in some areas of the Museums, talking about the pieces that interest you and simply skip the parts that don’t. With an expert, English-speaking guide to yourself, you have all the time you need to get the best from this experience and with No Wait Access and all tickets and reservation fees accounted for (plus headsets on groups of five people or more), we take all the hassle out of your once-in-a-lifetime Vatican Experience.Lee mas
It is the individual responsibility of all visitors to arrive at the designated meeting point 15 minutes in advance
Late arrivals will not be able to catch up with the group and no refunds will be given for those who arrive after departure time
The Vatican only permits very small bags and specifically prohibits large bags, tripods, umbrellas, and backpacks
Knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women
On Wednesdays, access to St. Peter’s Basilica and Square may be closed at the time of the morning tour due to the Papal Audience
We regret that we are unable to accommodate guests with wheelchairs or any impairments requiring special assistance