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Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel: Private Tour

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Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel: Private Tour

From $177.87 per group up to 1

Skip the line and discover the Vatican museums and the Sistine Chapel on a private tour with your own personal guide.

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Duration options: 2 - 3 hours
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  • Enjoy privileged entrance to the museums
  • Have your own personal tour guide
  • See the best of the Vatican Museums
  • Explore Michelangelo's masterpiece, the Sistine Chapel
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Beat the crowds with a private tour of the Vatican Museums. Explore the Vatican and the Sistine Chapel with your personal and highly professional tour guide, who will tailor the experience to fit your needs and requirements. Learn about the fascinating history of the Vatican, from its creation to its modern status as the world’s smallest state. You'll explore the second largest museum in the world, home to the Raphael Rooms, Pinacoteca and Gallery of the Geographical Maps. The Vatican Museum has more than 1400 galleries, and hosts one of the largest art collections in the world, with a variety of excellent Roman and Etruscan artworks. There are pieces by master painters like Perugino, Pinturicchio, Ghirlandaio, Rosselli, Botticelli, Signorelli, della Gatta and, of course, Michelangelo. See the Sistine Chapel through the eyes of an experienced tour guide, officially licensed by the Vatican. With this exclusive private tour, it will just be you and your own guide.
  • Vatican Museums private tour
  • Access to Vatican Museums
  • Access to Sistine Chapel
  • Live tour guide
    Not suitable for
    • People with mobility impairments
    • Wheelchair users

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    Meeting point

    Viale Vaticano, 100, 00192 Roma RM, Italy

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Passport or ID card
    • Comfortable shoes

    Not allowed

    • Shorts
    • Weapons or sharp objects
    • Baby strollers
    • Luggage or large bags
    • Short skirts
    • Sleeveless shirts
    • Unaccompanied minors

    Know before you go

    • St. Peter’s Square may be closed in the morning due to Papal Audience.
    • The Vatican can get very crowded all year round. June, July, and August are particularly busy.
    • All visitors must pass through airport-style security, during high season the waiting time may be up to 30 minutes.
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.9 / 5

    based on 61 reviews

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    Very informative and fun, much better than visiting without a guide.

    Our guide had a lot of knowledge and had a lot of very interesting historical anecdotes. We appreciated his courtesy and his dynamism. I took my mom to visit the Vatican for her 80th birthday for the 1st time. She was totally delighted with the visit and with our guide. Thank you very much for these wonderful 3 hours, because for my mother it was a dream come true.

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    July 28, 2019

    Excellent private tour!

    We booked quite late but were still able to get a private tour through GetYourGuide. The guide was a young local man named Frans who was so knowledgeable and so pleasant to walk around with. I was there with my three teenage children who were all mesmerised by the three hours we walked around the Vatican with him. I can really, really recommend getting a tour guide and if you have a chance a private tour is just the best! Why not ask for Frans! He will not disappoint!! Five out of five stars from us *****

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    May 5, 2019

    Very good

    Despite the crowds, our guide was able to present the essentials to us and make the visit very interesting. I recommend

    June 9, 2019

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