Private tour

Rome: Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel

Rome: Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel

From US$ 333.76 per group up to 2

Skip the line on our private tour of the Vatican Museums. In addition to the Vatican Museum, your official Vatican tour guide will take you to St. Peter’s Square, and through the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica as well.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible
Private group


  • Skip the line at Vatican attractions and enter without having to wait
  • Marvel at the Vatican Museum and the Sistine Chapel
  • Visit St. Peter’s Square and St. Peter’s Basilica
Full description

Covid-19 Update

Due to health and safety regulations, this itinerary may change. See Know before you go for the latest updates.

Your official Vatican guide will take you on a unique private half-day tour of the highlights of Vatican City. Your itinerary can be customized to ensure that your experience is a memorable one. Enjoy skip-the-line entrance to the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica. This means entering the Vatican Museums with no hassle and no wait, leaving ample time to appreciate the spectacular Sistine Chapel and Raphael’s Rooms. You’ll visit St. Peter’s Basilica and the papal tomb (whenever this is possible) and explore vast St. Peter’s Square.
  • Official Vatican Tour Guide
  • Admission tickets to the Vatican Museums (Get your tickets here on GetYourGuide (09:00 preferred) not on Wednesday morning due the papal audience in St. Peter's Square)
  • Tips
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Vatican Museums entrance, located in Viale Vaticano, Vaticano 00165 Rome, just under the white arch on the steps.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Shorts
  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Smoking
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts

Know before you go

  • Please note: The Basilica is not accessible until further notice
  • There will be an airport-style security check before you enter St. Peter's Basilica; please leave liquids and sharp items at home.
  • The tour can be canceled up to 2 weeks before the scheduled date. If a cancellation is not made within this time period, the supplier reserves the right to debit a "no show fee” on your credit card, which will be the total amount for the requested services.
  • It is recommended that guests make their own way to the Vatican Museums to meet with their guide. Alternatively, the guide can meet guests at their hotel and accompany them, by taxi, to the Vatican (service charge covered in tour fee).
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