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.