This private tour of the Vatican is the perfect way to discover the masterpieces the greatest museum of the world has to offer, skipping the long lines to buy a ticket. There are different time slots all throughout the day, one every half an hour. The tour is fully customisable, so you can choose whether to indulge more in a single section of the Vatican or the see a lot in little time.
Your private tour of the Vatican starts at the entrance, where you’ll be met by the guide with your tickets. You’ll begin visiting the Vatican Museums, house to some of the greatest artworks of all time, starting from Egyptian time up to contemporary art. One of the highlights is certainly the collections of Greek and Roman statues, which had as main attraction the statue of Lacoon and his sons.
However, you can also see over 400 masterpieces painted by the greatest Italian artists: Giotto, Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael and Caravaggio. The collections of contemporary art il also quite rich, with works by Van Gogh, Bacon, Chagall, de Chirico and Matisse.
On your way to the Sistine Chapel, you’ll pass through the impressive Gallery of Maps, the Raphael’s rooms, to finally see one the most famous and admired masterpieces made by man: the Sistine Chapel. Here, you guide will tell you the story of the chapel and describe in detail how Michelangelo made the amazing frescos.
The tour is not finished yet, as you have time to enjoy the Raphael’s rooms, former Pope Julius the 2nd private apartments, with four frescos by Raphael, truly masterpieces. After that, you’ll enter the majestic Saint Peter’s Basilica, taking time to marvel at the Pietà by Michelangelo, and then you’ll visit the biggest church in the world, always accompanied by your knowledgeable guide.
The tour ends on the Saint Peter’s square, from where you can have a last glance at the Basilica. You can choose the starting time depending on ticket availability.
Our cancellation policy is 48 hours for a full refund. Please note that entry tickets are not refundable.Colosseum and Roman Forum private tour
Visit Colosseum and Roman Forum on this exclusive private tour. Discover the history and the secrets of the most famous landmarks of Ancient Rome, led by one of our expert guides. The tour lasts three hours, but you can choose how you want to spend your time: whether focusing on the Colosseum – with the opportunity of touring the arena, with a little surcharge and subject to availability – or squeezing in a visit to the Palatine Hill.
This private tour starts at the Colosseum, where you will be met by your guide and handed the tickets, for you to skip the long queues to buy them. Once you get in, you will start to time travel 2000 years into the past, learning the history of the Colosseum, how it was built and what kind of show ran there.
After finishing the visit of the Colosseum, you will exit the monument and head for the Roman Forum, the beating heart of the ancient city. Here, you will see all the three triumphal arches still standing: the Arch if Titus, the Arch of Septimius Severus and the Arch of Constantine. See the old Roman Senate, the remaining of impressive temples dating back thousand of years.
After that, you’ll move to the Palatine Hill, the legendary place where Rome was founded by Romulus in 753 BC, and where later several emperors decided to live, building magnificent houses. The remains of the imperial palaces, erected by Augustus and Trajan among others, represent one of the highlights fo this private tour of Colosseum and Roman Forum.
The tour ends after the visit to the Palatine Hill. You can choose the starting time depending on ticket availability.
Our cancellation policy is 48 hours for a full refund. Please note that entry tickets are not refundable.