Skip-The-Line Fast Access Vatican Museums Sistine Chapel & Private Expert Guide - Rome

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Language:
  • Departure Time :
    According with the selected option: 9am 2pm
  • Departure Details :
    Vatican Museums, Viale Vaticano, 00165 Roma RM
  • Return Details :
    Saint Peter's Square, Forum Sancti Petri, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


The Vatican museums are an enormous complex composed of more than two dozen distinct collections. You do need to plan your time in the museums and the best way to do so is to hire an expert local licensed guide with our tour. So you won't miss anything!
In the Vatican Museums you will find also the Sistine Chapel. The Museums hold many priceless works of art including the "Raphael Rooms" and many galleries of sculpture, tapestries and frescos.
Private Tour.
Skip-The-Line Tickets included.
Meet an expert licensed tour guide in front of the entrance of the Vatican Museums for a 3-hour private walking tour.
You will have different starting tour option or 9am or 2pm.
On Sunday the Vatican Museums and Sistine chapel are closed.
Worry-Free and Safe Private Tour Experience, operated only with:
- Selected local Expert Licensed Tour Guides

Know More about this tour

Taking a private tour is exactly what it sounds like: this is a fantastic option if you want a completely private, personal tour, with the expert licensed guide focused just on you. Of course, if you are a family or group of 4-6 people, it becomes more affordable.

Key to our private tour is a private group tour. At last only your group its smaller than most other operators. Private groups mean youll to engage more with your guide, hear them more easily, ask as many questions you want and guarantee that you wont lose them during busy periods!

Our small group Vatican museum tours ensure that you get the best from your Vatican visit, seeing beyond world-famous masterpieces to appreciate the bigger picture.

3-Hour Walking Tour:

You will have different starting tour option or 9am or 2pm. 
This tour will be private. It will include a private expert  licensed guide (available in English, Spanish, Portuguese).

You will meet your guide, with a sign with your name on, in front the Vatican Museums Entrance 
Close by the BAR "Caff Vaticano" 
On "Viale Vaticano" road

How to reach the meeting point:
Metro Line A direction Battistini
chose Ottaviano  or Cipro stations (about 10 minutes walking) 

49, stop in the square in front of the Vatican Museums 
32, 81, 982, stop at Piazza del Risorgimento (about 10 minutes walking) 
492, 990, stop in Via Leone IV / Via degli Scipioni(about 5 minutes walking) 

19, stop at Piazza del Risorgimento (about 10 minutes walking) 

Taxi rank in the square in front of the Vatican Museums 

Please meet the guide approximately 15-minutes in advance. 
Entrance is strictly limited so you must arrive early. 
If you will arrive late cannot be accommodated, so no refunds or discounts will be issued.

Your guide will live to St. peter's square

The 3 hours Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel will include some or all the below places (according with the time):

  • Sistine Chapel
  • Courtyard of Pigna; Octagonal Courtyard ; Pio Clementino Museum
  • Gallery of Animals; Gallery of Muses; Rotonda Gallery
  • Candelabra Gallery; Tapestry Museum
  • Gallery of the Maps
  • Rooms of Raffaello
  • St. Peter's Basilica with St. peter's square
St.Peter's Basilica could be subject to last-minute closures during special celebrations/festivities. If this occurs during your visit, you will spend more time inside either the Sistine Chapel and the Vatican Museums.


Private Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel walking Tour

Professional private licensed tour Guide

Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel

Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums

Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Basilica



Hotel pickup and drop-off: you'll get to the meeting point and back on your own

Food and drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Please meet the guide approximately 15-minutes in advance. Entrance is strictly limited so you must arrive early. If you will arrive late cannot be accommodated, so no refunds or discounts will be issued.

All customers names and Date of Birth are required for all participants, so we can purchase the Tickets for you

For all Customers under 18 years old booked for this tour, please provide, as to show to the tickets controls, the passports in original or scanned copy or Picture in Smartphone/Tablet as proof of identity for the benefit reductions of the tour and for tickets

If a reduced price for this Tour is reserved without the required documents the Clients will be asked to make payment of a full price balancing cash in Euro directly to the guide. We must do new full price tickets. The reduced tickets will not be refunded

On rare occasions, St Peters Basilica closes without notice. If this happens, you'll spend a full 3 hours touring to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel. The tour guides will notify to you if St Peters Basilica is unexpectedly closed upon commencement of the tour. It is over our control, so no refunds or discounts will be issued.

Guided visits are not allowed inside St. Peter's on afternoon tours due to religious functions. In this case the tour guide will provide full commentary from the Basilica's churchyard, and you will visit inside the Basilica alone without guide.

Skip-The-Line tickets enables you to skip the long lines (in some cases up to two hours!) to enter the Vatican Museums, but all visitors must pass through metal detectors at the security check point. Please expect to wait 20-30 minutes to clear security

Tours departing Wednesday: There is a possibility that St Peter's Basilica and St Peter's Square will be unavailable due to the weekly Papal Audience during which access to St Peter's Basilica is closed. As an alternative you will be offered an extended itinerary, 3 hours, within the Vatican Museums, which still includes the Sistine Chapel and Raphael's Rooms. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. If you would prefer that St Peter's Basilica and Square are included, please DO NOT select Wednesday as your travel date. We are unable to accommodate other entrance times

An amount of walking is involved, please wear comfortable shoes

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

A dress code is required to enter places of worship and select 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

Strongly we suggest do not have with you luggage, suitcases, rucksacks, packages and big containers, because before entering the exhibition spaces, visitors are required to leave in the cloakroom all luggage, suitcases, rucksacks, packages and containers not considered suitable by staff on account of their size or nature. It could be a proble to recollect them: you will exit from the opposit side of the entrance (about 30 minutes walking).

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate