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Private Vatican VIP After-Hours: Exclusive Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel provided by Eyes of Rome

Private Vatican VIP After-Hours: Exclusive Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel

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Explore the Vatican Museums after hours and get a private VIP tour. Visiting the Raphael Rooms, Gallery of Maps, and Sistine Chapel when they're closed to the general public means you won’t be jostling any crowds. The private itinerary ensures you have all the attention of your Blue Badge guide—a professional art historian. Bonus: travel from your hotel by Mercedes vehicle.
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    Vatican Museums
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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    Sistine Chapel
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, ItalyCentrally located hotels or your preferred accommodation within Rome's City Center (Aurelian walls)
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  • Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel after-hours tour with VIP treatment
  • Visit the galleries with an art historian Blue Badge guide
  • Leave crowds behind on this private tour of the masterpieces
  • Private transport included from centrally located hotels
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Departure Point
Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off (centrally located hotels)
  • Blue Badge Guide (Professional Art Historian Guide)
  • Private transport by Mercedes E-Class or Mercedes Viano
  • Private VIP Vatican Museums Access
  • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
  • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and select museums, please see voucher for more details
  • Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking
  • Food and drinks are not allowed inside each attraction
  • Pictures are strictly forbidden inside the Sistine Chapel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Henryk wrote a review Feb 2020
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Rosalba and a driver picked us up at our hotel. We arrived at the entrance to the Vatican Museums shortly before 5 PM (the museums close at 4 pm). After passing a quick security check Rosalba showed us the mostly empty rooms of the Museums (save for some guards and occasional
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Date of experience: February 2020
KeremCenk_72 wrote a review Feb 2020
Istanbul, Turkey150 contributions11 helpful votes
Our private tour guide Barbara met with us at our hotel lobby around 14:00 saturday in the afternoon. We asked her if she is able to arrange a 3 hours private tour to Vatikan. We were late but she did her best to arrange tickets and everything. She was great! I will tell all my
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Date of experience: February 2020
Terry D wrote a review Sep 2019
New York City, New York293 contributions139 helpful votes
Denis Pasolini arrived at my hotel a bit early for my evening tour of the Vatican and I am so grateful he did. He used that extra time to take me to the Palladium, as well as another famous square and fountain (spaced on the name but it was beautiful). The tour of the Vatican
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Date of experience: September 2019
Response from EyesofRomeTeam, Tour Guide at Private Vatican VIP After-Hours: Exclusive Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel
Responded 29 Sep 2019
Dear friend, It's more than great to hear you enjoyed our time together so much, it was so nice touring with you and sharing the fascinating stories of this amazing city! You got the point when mentioning that touring with a private guide provides an extra ease and comfort to your holidays: it would be sad to wander among the streets and monuments of Rome without unveiling the countless stories, secrets and anecdotes they hide. Here's what we private guides are here for: to make your Roman movie set come true! Grazie! Denis
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Jorge wrote a review Sep 2019
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Barbara was a great tour guide and very informative. We enjoyed our tour and would highly recommend the personal attention from a private tour.
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Date of experience: August 2019
Response from EyesofRomeTeam, Story Teller at Private Vatican VIP After-Hours: Exclusive Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel
Responded 20 Sep 2019
Dear guests, Thank you for this very kind review. I'm glad to read that you had a very positive experience with me! Thank you also for sharing your thoughts with other travellers: a Private Tour is definitely a present to yourself, as it allows to focus on your interests. I hope I will meet you again in the future! Grazie, Barbara
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BAKilgo wrote a review Jun 2019
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I can't tell you how awesome our private tour was for us. Roberta was phenomenal and I would highly highly recommend her - she was so passionate, moved as fast or as slow as we wanted, had so much information that we would not have learned in a larger group or going on our own.
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Date of experience: May 2019
Response from EyesofRomeTeam, Story Teller at Private Vatican VIP After-Hours: Exclusive Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel
Responded 21 Jun 2019
Dear guests, GRAZIE mille for your very kind words, I am happy to read your comments and I really thank you for taking the time to leave us a review here on TripAdvisor. A private tour is a present to yourselves! You really have the chance to focus on your interests and tour at your own pace, with no rush. Thank you again for choosing us for your trip, I hope I will have the chance to meet you again in the future, as I really enjoyed to be your tour guide in Rome. Grazie, Roberta
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Key Details
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
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