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Vatican and Sistine Chapel 3-Hour Private Guided Tour

Vatican and Sistine Chapel 3-Hour Private Guided Tour

From US$ 405.99 per group up to 5

Visit the Vatican Museums and St. Peter’s Basilica on a private guided tour. You’ll see the Raphael Rooms, the public section of the papal apartments. Marvel at Michelangelo’s masterpiece, the Sistine Chapel and see the interior of St. Peter's Basilica.

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Duration 3 hours
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  • See The Creation of Adam and The Last Judgment in the Sistine Chapel
  • Admire the beauty of the Raphael Rooms of the papal apartments
  • Experience the grandeur of St. Peter's Basilica
Full description
Make sure to include a guided visit to the Vatican on your Rome holiday. During this 3-hour tour for a group of up to 6 persons, your guide will show you the highlights of the 9-mile long museum space that features more than 70,000 works of art. Your private guide will take you to see the art collected by popes over the centuries. Visit the Raphael Rooms, the public part of the papal apartments, painted by Raphael and his followers. Marvel at the Sistine Chapel, the place where cardinals elect the new pope and best known for Michelangelo's paintings, The Creation of Adam and The Last Judgment. Finally you’ll tour the interior of St. Peter's Basilica, the heart of Christianity, and its largest church.
  • Private tour
  • Entrance tickets
    Not suitable for
    • People with mobility impairments

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    Meeting point

    Meet your guide in front of the entrance to the Vatican Museums

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Passport or ID card
    • Comfortable shoes

    Not allowed

    • Shorts
    • Luggage or large bags
    • Short skirts
    • Sleeveless shirts

    Know before you go

    • There is a strict dress code for the Vatican that requires shoulders and knees to be covered
    • As Vatican tickets are sometimes sold out, please check availability before booking the tour
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    5 /5

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    We had a great experience right from start to end

    It was great to get directly in contact with our personal guide from the beginning and we experienced excellent service. the guide was very professional and knew his stuff and conveyed it in an interesting way with a good deal of humour and historical perspective. He kept the whole family captured, and the 3 hours went far too quickly.

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    October 24, 2016

    Our guide was excellent

    Niccolo was very polite, knowledgeable, and entertaining. He knows his subject very well.

    October 13, 2016

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