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Skip-the-line Exclusive Private Tour of Vatican Museum Sistine Chapel & St Peter provided by Rome City Tours with Maria Claudia & Co.

Skip-the-line Exclusive Private Tour of Vatican Museum Sistine Chapel & St Peter

Skip-the-line Exclusive Private Tour of Vatican Museum Sistine Chapel & St Peter
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Visit the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and Saint Peter’s Basilica in the company of a local, expert guide on this great 3-hour private tour.  With skip-the-line access you miss the queues and have more time to see the impressive artworks like Raphael’s famous masterpieces, the Parnassus and The School of Athens, the marvelous frescoes by Michelangelo, Botticelli and other Renaissance painters. As this is a private tour you go at your own pace and gain access to some of the smaller rooms not available to the large groups. 
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
German, English, Italian, French, Spanish
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
German, English, Italian, French, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 104544P2
Call +44 12 2492 8241
Important information
Inclusions
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Private tour
  • Local guide
  • Professional art historian guide
  • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
  • Entry/Admission - Stanze di Raffaello
  • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
  • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Basilica
  • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Square
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Private transportation
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
Duration
3h
Departure details
  • Viale Vaticano, Roma RM, Italy Departure Point: Vatican Museums Entrance, at the stairs under the big white monumental door with statues. Your guide will be holding a sign with your name on it.
  • Saint Peter's Square, Piazza San Pietro, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • READ CAREFULLY: Because of the growing popularity of the current pope Francis and his intense activity in organising mass events in the Vatican some areas might get closed last minute without previous notice. This has already happened this year and can happen again during you Vatican tour: the Sistine chapel and/or the Basilica of Saint Peter might not be accessible. In case of such events our tour guide will provide you with a valuable alternative focusing the tour inside the Vatican museums.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Private tour
  • Local guide
  • Professional art historian guide
  • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
  • Entry/Admission - Stanze di Raffaello
  • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
  • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Basilica
  • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Square
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Private transportation
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
Departure details
  • Viale Vaticano, Roma RM, Italy Departure Point: Vatican Museums Entrance, at the stairs under the big white monumental door with statues. Your guide will be holding a sign with your name on it.
  • Saint Peter's Square, Piazza San Pietro, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
Duration
3h
Return details
  • Saint Peter's Square, Piazza San Pietro, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • READ CAREFULLY: Because of the growing popularity of the current pope Francis and his intense activity in organising mass events in the Vatican some areas might get closed last minute without previous notice. This has already happened this year and can happen again during you Vatican tour: the Sistine chapel and/or the Basilica of Saint Peter might not be accessible. In case of such events our tour guide will provide you with a valuable alternative focusing the tour inside the Vatican museums.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
What you can expect during your visit
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Viale Vaticano
    Viale Vaticano, Roma RM, Italy
    Departure Point: Vatican Museums Entrance, at the stairs under the big white monumental door with statues. Your guide will be holding a sign with your name on it.
    See address & details
  • 1
    Vatican Museums
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 2
    Stanze di Raffaello
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 3
    Sistine Chapel
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 4
    St. Peter's Basilica
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 5
    St. Peter's Square
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • You'll end at
    Saint Peter's Square
    Piazza San Pietro, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
    See address & details
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Kim K
Tampa, FL6 contributions
Great way to see the sights of Rome!
Jul 2019 • Couples
My husband and I recently toured the Colosseum and the Vatican with Cristina. The tour agency was recommended by family who used them a couple of years ago, and the tour did not disappoint! The tour was a nice and easy was to see both sites. Cristina expertly guided us through the crowds and pointed out interesting things that we wouldn’t have learned otherwise. Cristina has keen knowledge of art and archeology and was an excellent tour guide. We also saved a ton of time not having to wait in line, which is huge when you have limited time in a city. I highly recommend both tours with Cristina!
Written 14 July 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
romecitytours
Hi Kim and Mark, thanks for you nice review. I am so happy you spent a great time while visiting Rome with our Cristina :) Hope to see you again in Italy. All the best from all the staff at Rome City Tours :)
Written 15 July 2019
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

lorene0410
12 contributions
Awesome Private Tours
Francesco showed his passion and knowledge of both the Colosseum and Vatican as our guide for two days. I highly recommend this company and Francesco. We had fun while we learned and covered more of Rome than we would have on our own. Five stars for private tours.
Written 28 May 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
romecitytours
Hi Lorene, thank you so much for your nice review. I am so happy you had a great time with Francesco and that you loved our beutiful city! Hope to see you again here in Italy. All the best from all Rome City staff
Written 29 May 2019
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Ciociara
1 contribution
San Pietro museum/basilica tour
Tommaso was personable, professional, and knowledgeable in every way. I grew up going to Italy and I must say I’ve never seen San Pietro in the way that he was able to convey to us. For a truly authentic and insightful experience I would use this company and also ask for him as well.
Written 28 March 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
romecitytours
Hi there, thank you very much for your nice review. We're glad you had a new and wonderful experience at Saint Peter, it is once in a life time visit :) Hope to see you again here in Italy. All the best from all the staff at Rome City Tours.
Written 26 May 2019
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
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Awesome Day in Rome
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Greg H
Greg H
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Great for the whole family!
Sara was awesome! She was punctual, prepared, interesting, engaging, relatable, and fun! We have 3 girls ages 18-12
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Amazing experience.
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Best tour ever!!
Best tour ever!!! Viator definitely delivered !! Tommaso our tour guide was the best tour experience we ever had!!!
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AWESOME !!!
tour was absolutley amasing and an eye opener also the mouth ! the guide claudia was brillaint has great english an
mikedido
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Lauren B
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THE BEST TOUR!!
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Great private tour
Our family of 6 was very happy and satisfied with the private tours provided by our guides Massimilliano and Christ
gene411
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Great experience with Rome City Tours
Romina was our guide for the day and was extremely knowledgeable. She made the hole experience one which we will ne
Bruce R
Bruce R
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Amazing Tour of Rome
Our guide, Claudia, was amazing. She went at the pace we requested, was a wealth of knowledge and you could see her
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Komal P
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We did this tour in July and can’t say enough good things. My daughter (8yr) and us adults enjoyed everything about
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