Private tour

Rome: Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel Private Guided Tour

Activity provider: Touriks

Rome: Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel Private Guided Tour

Activity provider: Touriks

From US$ 240.93 per person

Go on a private guided tour of the Vatican museums and Sistine Chapel. Skip the ticket lines and get more time to see the Hall of Maps, the Gallery of Tapestries, and Michelangelo's frescoes.

About this activity

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Duration 2 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
English, Italian, Spanish, German, French, Portuguese
Wheelchair accessible
Private group


  • Skip the long ticket lines and enjoy a worry-free experience
  • Walkthrough one of the richest art collections in the world with an expert guide
  • Visit the Sistine Chapel and marvel at the Michelangelo’s masterpiece
  • Appreciate the details of the frescoes in Raphael Rooms
  • Enjoy the quality of a private tour with an art historian guide
Full description
Visit one of the most important museums in the world with a professional guide and benefit from the skip-the-line entrance. Explore the stunning masterpieces collected by the popes and learn about the great personalities and the stories behind them. Lose yourself in the Pinecone Courtyard, the Hall of Maps, the Gallery of Tapestries, and the Gallery of Candelabra and be impressed by the "Raffaello's Rooms". End your tour in the incredible Sistine Chapel and marvel at the beauty of Michelangelo's frescoes: The Last Judgement and The Creation of Adam among others. From there you can access St. Peter's Basilica directly skipping the long security-check lines outside.
  • All entrance fees and taxes
  • Professional art-historian guide
  • Sterilised headsets to hear clearly your guide
  • Full on-site assistance
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All required protective equipment is provided
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You must bring your own headphones
    • You must fill out a travel information form
    • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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    Meeting point

    Meet your guide across the street from the Vatican Museums' entrance. Look for a yellow label with TOURIKS written on it. Please arrive 15 minutes before the starting time.

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes

    Not allowed

    • Shorts
    • Weapons or sharp objects
    • Luggage or large bags
    • Sleeveless shirts

    Know before you go

    • Modest clothing is required to enter the Vatican Museums (knees and shoulders should be covered)
    • Please be aware that the lines to clear security checks at the entrance are not skippable and may take 5-45 minutes
    • This tour is subject to weather conditions and/or liturgic-calendar events. If canceled you will be given the option of an alternative date or a full refund
    • St. Peter Basilica can be subject to partial unforeseen closures due to Vatican Administration

    Product ID: 400803