Private Vatican Highlights Skip-the-Line Tour Plus A Taste Of Rome

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 4 Hrs 30 Mins
  • Departure Time :
    8:30am
  • Departure Details :
    By the steps in front of the entrance to the Vatican Museums at the marble door with the sign Musei Vaticani
  • Return Details :
    Campo de' Fiori
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable

Overview

A different Vatican experience, this private 4.5-hour tour combines a visit to the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica with a visit to Rome's famous food market at Campo de' Fiori. You will be accompanied by a fully licensed private guide. You will benefit from skip-the-line tickets at the Vatican Museums and get to taste the flavors of Rome and Italy at the local market. An educational and fun experience is guaranteed.

Highlights

  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Free snacks included

Know More about this tour

You will meet your private guide at the Vatican Museums entrance at 8:30am. From here, you will enter with skip-the-line tickets, before the opening to the general public at 9am. Your expert guide will accompany you though the many galleries, engaging you with fascinating insights into the rich artworks housed inside. Your guide will also explain to you the complex and interesting history of the Vatican church and state. You will be left speechless when you reach the masterpiece of the Vatican - Michelangelos Sistine Chapel. From the Sistine Chapel you will be able to enter St Peters Basilica through a special reserved skip-the-line passageway.

After you have exited St Peters Basilica through the world-famous St Peters Square, you and your guide will hop into a taxi for a short ride to Campo de' Fiori. Every morning, Campo de' Fiori hosts one of Romes very best food markets. After a morning of art history you will be ready to indulge in some delicious Italian delicacies.

Your guide is a local and knows all of the very best Roman foods for you to try. At Campo de' Fiori market you will get to try some gorgeous crispy pizza bread, some delicious cold-cuts, cheese, oils and vinegar (included). If you have a sweet tooth they can recommend to you the best pastries and gelato, typical to Italy and Rome.

Your tour will finish at Campo de' Fiori market around 1pm where you can continue to spend time wandering the market stalls to buy some tasty treats to take home with you.

Inclusions

  • Entrance fees (Vatican Museums)
  • Food tasting (pizza bread, cold-cuts, cheese, oils, vinegars, and gelato/pastries)
  • Professional guide for 4.5 hours
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Private tour

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Taxi to Campo de' Fiori market (approx. 10 Euros)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

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

A moderate amount of walking is involved, not suitable for those with limited mobility

Not wheelchair accessible

Photography is allowed, except in the Sistine Chapel

Adult pricing applies to all travelers

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

St Peter's Basilica is a church and the Vatican can choose to close it without warning for religious functions. If this occurs you will spend longer with your guide in the Vatican Museums.

If you arrive late you might loose the entrance at the Vatican Museums

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