Vatican Museums highlights, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's Basilica, St. Peter's Square
The Vatican City is the world's smallest sovereign state with one of the richest art collections in the world!
This in-depth Vatican Private Tour will give you a comprehensive understanding of the prestigious collection of the Vatican Museums, allowing you to discover the secrets of this special place.
Our private tour will start with a general introduction, afterwards you will admire the Vatican's Pio-Clementino Museum (one of Rome's best collections of ancient Greek and Roman statues), the most prestigious Galleries but especially the world-renowned Sistine Chapel, highlighted by Michelangelo's masterpieces and St. Peter's Basilica, a treasure trove of precious works of art such as the Pietà by Michelangelo.
IMP: Reductions for the under 18 and students until 25 years old with a valid student card. Inquiry for the cost.
Take a look at Photo #2 (Itinerary) - Photo #3 (Vatican Map)
> Pinecone Courtyard
> Chiaramonti Gallery
> Pio-Clementine Museum (collection of greek and roman sculptures)
> Octagonal Courtyard(Apollo Belvedere, Laoocon)
> Hall of the Animals (the marble "zoo")
> Hall of the Muses (Belvedere Torso)
> Round Hall
> Greek Cross Hall
> Chariot Hall
> Gallery of the Candelabra
> Gallery of the Tapestries
> Gallery of the Maps
> Pio V Apartment
> SISTINE Chapel (Michelangelo's Frescoes)
> Royal Staircase
> St. Peter's Basilica
> St. Peter's Square
1) In case of closure of St. Peter's Basilica, the tour could be modified (or upon request extended of 1 hour) by including:
- Raphael Rooms
- Borgia Apartments
- Pinacoteca (Art Gallery)
- Pavillon of the Carriages
2) DRESS CODE > knees and shoulders must be covered, Bermuda and Capri trousers are ok. You can wear a sleeveless shirt during the tour but please take something to cover your shoulders and your knees.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Hotel, Address or Intersection, Suggested by Guide: Main entrance to the Caffe' Vaticano, Viale Vaticano 100, located near to the main entrance of the Vatican Museums
End Point Options: Hotel, Address or Intersection
Duration: 4 hours
THIS IS A WALKING TOUR.
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I can accommodate various groups of travelers. If you have specific transportation requirements, pricing inquiries or if your preferred start time isn't listed, please send me an email by clicking on the 'MESSAGE DINO M.' button that's listed on my tour page and profile. I will reply to you promptly. Thanks!
- Guiding Services
- Admission Tickets
Estimated Local Cash Needed
25 EUR - Food/Beverages, Taxi ride
- Public Transportation Tickets
- Food, Drinks, Snacks
*** PLEASE NOTE *** I am not a driver. If requested I can provide you a transportation with a luxury and air-conditioned Mercedes Minivan with a professional driver, except for the VIP Private Tours where the transportation is included.
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There is a reason why Dino is so highly rated. He is the best. We did his Vatican Tour and I can't imagine that any living being could do a better job. He was not only accommodating and personable, but his knowledge of the Vatican is off the charts. Laura and I thank you again Dino.