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Rome: Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel Night Tour

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Activity provider: AROUND THE CITY srl

Rome: Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel Night Tour

Activity provider: AROUND THE CITY srl

From US$ 113.98 per person

Experience the magical ambiance of the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel at night on this tour. Listen and watch as your tour guide brings the Vatican's art and history to life.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
Live tour guide
Audio guide included


  • Avoid the crowds and heat of the day by visiting the Museums after sunset, which is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity
  • Explore the Vatican at night in a small group tour of 12 people
  • Get a chance to explore the museums out of their official operating time on this tour
  • Discover the Sistine Chapel masterpieces by Raphael and Michelangelo
  • Listen to the stories and secrets hidden within the art with a professional tour guide
Full description
On our Vatican night tours, you'll see the Vatican Museums in a whole new light because you'll be able to access after regular closing time. The Vatican Museums are open late for certain periods of the year, allowing visitors to stroll its halls and admire artworks like Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel frescoes at a slower pace and with less crowds. The Vatican, the smallest country in the world. Your tour starts with direct admission to the Vatican Museums, allowing you to go straight inside. From here, your expert English-speaking guide will lead you on a tour of the greatest Museums. There are a total of 11 museums and almost 7 kilometers of galleries, chapels, and rooms within the Vatican City and the Sistine Chapel. Admire the works of some of the most celebrated artists in history; Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Caravaggio, and Michelangelo, which hang from wall to wall and fill 2,000 rooms in the museum. You'll get lost in this 2.5-hour trip as you meander over the incredibly beautiful art collections. The final stop on this guided tour is the much-anticipated Sistine Chapel. Our tour guide will take you through the historical wonder in all of its splendor. The significance of this sacred site will be explained by the guide. You will be stunned as you stare up at Michelangelo's stunning fresco, which represents the Creation of Adam and the Last Judgement.
  • Special Access to the Vatican Museums
  • Access to Sistine Chapel
  • A local professional English-speaking guide
  • Headphones to hear the guide clearly
  • Semi-Private Tour – max 12 people
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Food and beverages
  • Tickets to Saint Peter's Dome
  • Visit Saint Peter's Dome
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at Trecaffè. Look for an orange sign that says "Around the City." The meeting point is only 200 meters (660 feet) from the main entrance of the Vatican Museums.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card, copy accepted

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts

Know before you go

  • All visitors must pass through airport-style security. During high season the wait at security may be up to 20 minutes
  • Avoid bringing large purses, bags, or backpacks
  • Not wheelchair accessible. Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for people with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair.
  • All customers will be asked to show a photo ID, you must bring a photo ID in order to access the monument
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Pets are not allowed inside the museum
  • Travellers must be in good physical shape
  • Please provide an active phone number during the booking process to be contacted regarding the last-minute change
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops are allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for men and women. You may risk being refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements.
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Valentina gave us a fantastic experience. we will never forget these amazing moments, full of information. thank you very much

May 27, 2022


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