Skip-the-line Private Vatican and Sistine Chapel Tour including St.Peter's

Skip the long lines at the Vatican by taking this private, 3-hour tour. With your local guide, visit the Sistine Chapel, the Basilica of St. Peter's Basilica, the Vatican Museums, and other famous sites. See some of the most precious artwork in the world as your guide shares the history and stories of these locations.

per adult from

$321

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Duration

3 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Local guide
    • Private tour
    • Blue Badge guide
    • Professional art historian guide
    • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
    • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
    • Entry/Admission - Stanze di Raffaello
    • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
    • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Basilica
    • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Square
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Vatican Museums, Viale Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City Italy

    On this private tour, you will travel at your own pace, plus you can stop in some of the small rooms of the museum since you won't be with a large group. Start with a visit to the Belvedere Courtyard, the Pio-Clementino Museum, and the large collection of Ancient Roman and Greek statues.

    Then, continue to the Galleries of Tapistries and Geographic Maps, the grandest and most significant display of Renaissance maps. Stop in the Sobiesky Room to learn about the largest canvas painting in the Vatican. See the Immaculate Conception Room's frescoes.


    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Stanze di Raffaello, Viale Vaticano, Vatican City Italy

    Your guide will focus your attention on the rooms painted by Raphael for Pope Julius II, considered the greatest works of his life, especially the Parnassus and the School of Athens.


    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Sistine Chapel, Viale Vaticano, 00165 Vatican City Italy

    Hear the history, facts, and curiosities of the Sistine Chapel during your visit there. View the famous frescoes made by Michelangelo, Botticelli and other famous artists. The Sistine Chapel is also the location of the conclave, the Popes' election, so you will learn details about this unique event.


    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: St. Peter's Basilica, Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Vatican City Italy

    Continue your tour at Saint Peter's Basilica, home to Michelangelo's Pietà, Bernini Baldacchino, and numerous monuments of Popes and Saints.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: St. Peter's Square, Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Vatican City Italy

    End your tour in Saint Peter's square to see the Swiss Guards and the Pope's Palace.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Viale Vaticano, Roma RM, Italy
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
    • Food and drinks are not allowed in the museums except for bottled water
    • Near public transportation
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Because of the growing popularity of the current pope Francis and his intense activity in organising mass events in the Vatican some areas might get closed last minute without previous notice. This has already happened this year and can happen again during your Vatican tour: the Sistine chapel and/or the Basilica of Saint Peter might not be accessible. In case of such events our tour guide will provide you with a valuable alternative focusing the tour inside the Vatican museums.
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Raphael Tours & Events

Activity ID: V-20455P34

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