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The Best Vatican Private Tour 2024

VIP Experience | Expert Guides | Priority Access

from:
€ 250
3 hours
Expert guide
Pickup included

About Vatican Private Tour

Explore Vatican City like a VIP with a private tour. Skip the long lines, dive into exquisite art, and be amazed by the Sistine Chapel before the crowds. Your Vatican adventure begins at 8 AM – it's an art lover's dream!

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Vatican Private Tour

Discover the Vatican like never before with this Vatican Private Tour! Skip the lines and get ready to explore this historic treasure.

Wander through the Vatican Museums and feast your eyes on stunning art and sculptures. Marvel at the awe-inspiring Sistine Chapel, where Michelangelo's genius comes to life on the ceiling.

Your knowledgeable guide will unveil the secrets of this incredible place, sharing stories that bring history to life. Stroll through the vast halls and learn about the popes who called this place home.

After that, step into St. Peter's Basilica, a masterpiece of Renaissance architecture. Inside, you will have the opportunity to enjoy the lavish decorations adorned with reliefs, marble, gilding, and architectural sculptures.

With a Vatican Private Tour, you'll have exclusive access to this world-renowned site, ensuring an unforgettable experience. Don't miss this chance to explore the heart of the Vatican City with a guide who makes history come alive!

included
  • Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel first-entry ticket
  • St. Peter's Basilica access
  • Tour guide
  • Hotel pickup with luxury transportation
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly if necessary
X not included
  • St Peter's Dome tickets
  • Hotel drop-off
languages
  • English, Spanish, Italian, French, German, Russian, Portuguese
X not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
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Meeting point

This tour includes a pickup service. Please be ready for pickup at your accommodation 15 minutes before your pickup time.

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RESERVE NOW & PAY LATER - DON’T MISS YOUR SPOT!

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Keep your travel plans flexible - book your spot without any upfront payment!

SKIP THE LINES

Skip the long queues and gain direct access to the Vatican Museums, allowing you to maximize your time exploring the Vatican's extraordinary collections.

SISTINE CHAPEL INSIGHT

Witness the breathtaking Sistine Chapel ceiling up close and personal, with insightful commentary that unveils its hidden details and significance.

PRIVATE GUIDE EXPERTISE

Benefit from a knowledgeable private guide who will share intriguing stories and historical context, making your Vatican tour informative and engaging.

RAPHAEL'S ROOMS UNVEILED

Step into the enchanting world of Raphael's Rooms, where you'll encounter stunning frescoes that reveal the genius of this Renaissance artist.

CUSTOMIZED EXPERIENCE

Enjoy the flexibility of a private tour, allowing you to tailor your Vatican visit to your preferences, ensuring a truly personalized and memorable experience.

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FAQ – Vatican Private Tour

Is photography allowed during the Vatican private tour?

Photography is permitted in most areas, but flash is prohibited, especially in the Sistine Chapel.

How long does the Vatican private tour typically last?

The tour usually spans around 3 to 4 hours, offering a comprehensive experience of Vatican City.

Are there any dress code requirements for the Vatican private tour?

Modest dress is required, with knees and shoulders covered, respecting the sacred sites.

Is St. Peter's Basilica accessible during the Vatican private tour?

Yes, the tour includes access to St. Peter's Basilica, an architectural masterpiece.

Can children participate in the Vatican private tour?

Yes, children can join, making it a family-friendly experience with educational value.

What other attractions are near the Vatican worth visiting?

Nearby attractions include Castel Sant'Angelo, Piazza Navona, and the Pantheon, all rich in history.
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EASY BOOKING PROCESS & FREE CANCELLATION UP TO 24H IN ADVANCE!

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Receive a complete refund if you cancel your booking 24 hours before the tour starts!

Good to know

  • Tours offer a full refund if canceled up to 24 hours in advance​​.
  • Reserve your tour now and pay later, keeping travel plans flexible​​.
  • The tour duration is approximately 3 hours​​.
  • You can choose between private or small group tour options​​.
  • Please note that wheelchair-friendly tours are available on request. You need to inform the provider of any mobility requirements when booking.
  • Please note that the St Peter's Basilica is closed on Wednesdays as the Papal audience is held on these days.
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ACT FAST! TOUR SPOTS ARE FILLING QUICKLY – RESERVE YOURS NOW!

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Explore Vatican Museums, marvel at the timeless masterpieces within the Sistine Chapel, and experience the grandeur of St. Peter’s Basilica by going on this Vatican Private Tour!

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Well worth your time & money!

My Vatican private tour was fantastic! It was easy to book, and the whole process was smooth. The tour felt exclusive, and I enjoyed every moment. The cultural exposure was rich, and I learned a lot. I highly recommend it to fellow travelers!

Christopher

The best Private Vatican Tour you'll find!

The exclusivity of the Vatican private tour made my trip to Rome special. The luxury of having a private guide and skipping the long lines was a standout experience. It truly felt like a one-of-a-kind journey through history and art!

Annie

Unforgettable Vatican experience

The Vatican private tour was a romantic and enriching experience for us as a couple. The beautiful art and serene ambiance of the Vatican made it a special day. The guide, Fabio, was amazing, allowing us to take our time and enjoy each moment.

Melissa

Why wait & miss your spot? Book your private tour of the Vatican now!

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  • Enjoy a private group tour of Vatican highlights
  • Free cancellation
  • Reserve now & pay later
  • Skip the line access
  • Easy booking process!

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