Private tour

Rome: Private Vatican and Sistine Chapel Tour

4.3 / 5

10 reviews

Activity provider: Maya tours

Rome: Private Vatican and Sistine Chapel Tour

Activity provider: Maya tours

From US$ 217.38 per person

Enjoy a Skip-the-line Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel tour with a private tour guide just for you. Take a privileged entrance to St.Peter's Basilica at the end of the tour and explore.

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Duration 3 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
German, French
Audio guide included
German, French
Wheelchair accessible
Private group


  • Experience privileged entrance to the museums and chapel
  • Have your own personal tour guide, licensed by the Vatican
  • See the best of the Vatican Museums
  • Explore Michelangelo’s world famous masterpiece, the Sistine Chapel
  • Enjoy skip-the-line entrance to St.Peter's Basilica
Full description

Discover the art and history inside the walls of the Vatican Museums on this guided tour. Save time with skip-the-line access to more than 1400 galleries. Navigate with ease through one of the most important and largest art collections in the world. Meet your guide and begin your exploration of a variety of superb galleries, excellent Roman and Etruscan collections, and plenty more. See the Sistine Chapel through the eyes of an experienced tour guide, officially licensed by the Vatican. Enjoy an exclusive private tour, it will just be you and your own guide. This gives you the chance to ask questions and make special requests about what to see. Uncover works by master painters like Rosselli, Botticelli, Signorelli, and Michelangelo. Learn about the fascinating history of the Vatican, from its creation to its modern status as the world’s smallest state.

  • Skip-the-line entrance to the Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel
  • Privileged St.Peter's Basilica entrance
  • Professional art historian guide
  • Entrance fee
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch

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Meeting point

Maya Tours Office

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Student card

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts
  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  •  Children under 6 travel free
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 10 reviews

Review summary

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The tour was interesting but there were so many people, and lines, it took some of the richness away from what we saw. Our guide, Marco, was execlant bir many in our group had a hard time hearing him so were not able to get as much from the tour. Sistene Chapel was as spectacular as I anticipated.

June 28, 2019

May 28, 2022

Excellent guided tour both for the beauty of the monuments and for the quality of the service provided by our guide Marco.

April 20, 2022

Product ID: 72347