Private Vatican VIP Experience: Vatican Museums And Sistine Chapel Including Hotel Pickup - RomeWrite a Review
OverviewEnjoy a 2-hour tour exploring over a thousand years of history consisting of marvelous art and cultural influence at the notable Vatican Museum, which is located in the heart of the Holy See. Your knowledgeable and passionate blue badge guide will share vital information about prominent Renaissance artist, such as Raphael, Michelangelo, Perugino and Botticelli. This tour includes hotel pickup and entrance tickets to each attraction with a traveler limit of 15 people for a more personalized experience.
- Hotel pickup included
- Led by a Blue Badge guide
- Private guide for a more personalized experience
- Fully narrated tour
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Begin your private-access adventure with pickup from hotel or preferred accommodation within Rome's City Center.
Visit the Vatican Museum with your knowledgeable and passionate guide in Rome. Experience a privileged view of one of the most extensive art collections in the world, such as hosting sculptures, carvings, frescoes and paintings. See prominent Renaissance paintings from Raphael, Michelangelo, Perugino and Botticelli.
View the majestic Laocoon statue within the superior galleries, known as one of the greatest works during the Hellenistic period. Pass through the Octagonal courtyard with your guide. Continue to the ancient Gallery of the Candelabra. You will also be able to explore the Gallery of Tapestries, which was inspired by Raphael and featured Trompe L’oeil artistry.
Proceed to the Gallery of Maps, a series of painted topographical maps of Italy, which are frescoes of the 16th century. Witness the beauty of Raphael Rooms without the inconvenience of crowds. You can also unwind and ask questions freely.
Adore an exclusive lesson on the symbolism of Michelangelo’s world-renowned masterpieces as you become fully immersed into the Sistine Chapel. Independently, appreciate the majesty of the Chapel as you relax, meditate and contemplate - a freedom originally reserved for Renaissance Masters and Clergy. Complete your tour by walking through frescoed halls of the Vatican Library, and exiting through the famous double Spiral Staircase by Giuseppe Moro.
End your journey with drop-off at your hotel or preferred accommodation within Rome's City Center.
Inclusions for Private Vatican VIP Experience: Vatican Museums And Sistine Chapel Including Hotel Pickup
- Hotel pickup and drop-off (Centrally located hotels)
- Blue Badge guide
- Admission ticket
- Private transport by Mercedes E-Class or Mercedes Viano
- Professional art historian guide
- Multilingual tour guide (English, French, Italian)
Exclusions for Private Vatican VIP Experience: Vatican Museums And Sistine Chapel Including Hotel Pickup
- Gratuities (optional)
Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
A dress code is required to enter places of worship and select museums, please see voucher for more details
Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking
A moderate amount of walking is involved
Food and drinks are not allowed inside each attraction
Pictures are strictly forbidden inside the Sistine Chapel
Adult pricing applies to all travelers