The captivating Classic Vatican Tour: Saint Peter’s Basilica and Sistine Chapel

  • Max 10
  • 3 hours
  • Private tour

Why take this tour

Take our Vatican tour to discover the finest and most renowned masterpieces of Italian art in Rome. With our expert guide you’ll see the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica.

A private Vatican tour is undoubtedly the best way to enjoy a memorable visit away from the crowds. Your personal guide will be an expert art historian with a wealth of knowledge and experience. They will enjoy sharing with you the most fascinating tales behind the masterpieces you will see. What's more, you'll have the flexibility to customise your visit to meet your needs.

Hear the tales behind the works such as the captivating story of the "Belvedere Torso". This is the mutilated sculpture that inspired the figure of Christ in the "Last Judgment" and is sure to impress. And learn how Rafael cheekily substituted the great Scholars of ancient times with the faces of contemporaries in his fresco.

You'll be met at the entrance to Vatican Museums. Immediately you’ll benefit from priority entrance that will allow you to skip the waiting queues outside. You'll walk among the finest art collections that were acquired by Popes. Using their power and position, they were able to work with the most talented artists of their time. Along the way, you'll see Renaissance works, masterpieces of Greco-Roman sculpture and refined series of medieval tapestries.

Be enchanted by the beauty of the renowned Sistine Chapel with its famous Michelangelo's "Last Judgment" and "Creation of Adam". Witness classical masterpieces by renowned artists such as Botticelli and Perugino.

Your tour ends at St. Peter's Basilica where you'll enter through a gate reserved only for those visitors accompanied by guides. Inside, the overwhelming sense of sanctity that flows from every corner of this remarkable building will captivate you.

Get ready for an unforgettable experience discovering centuries old art in the company of a professional, enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide. Get ready for a magical Vatican Tour!

What's included

  •  Expert tour guide specialized in art history
  • Skip the line tickets
  • Private tour
  • Headsets (for groups higher than 6 people)
  • Priority access to the Basilica

Points of interest

Courtyard of Pigna, Courtyard Ottagono, Pio Clementino Museum, Gallery of Animals, Gallery of Muses, Gallery Rotonda, Candelabra Museum, Tapestry Museum, Gallery of the Maps, Rooms of Raffaello, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's Basilica, St. Peter's Square

Highlights

  • Visit the Sistine Chapel and be enchanted by Michelangelo's art
  • Skip-the-line entrance
  • See Raphael's School of Athens

Health & Safety

Askos srl has implemented all the prevention, protection and organizational measures provided for by the regulatory protocol for the Covid-19 Virus pandemic (Legislative Decree no.81 of 9 April 2008, Annex XLVI)

  • We use and offer sanitary gel for hand sanitization, before, after and during the tour.
  • Our guides and all our operators received anti-covid health and safety training. They check their temperature daily and they are trained to comply with all anti-contagion regulations.
  • It is mandatory to wear your own personal mask for the whole duration of the tour. 
  • If headphone sets are required, they are properly sterilized and sanitized before each use.
  • Our private and small group tours are designed to provide  you with maximum comfort and safety.

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Be enchanted with a tour of the majestic Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel

starting from €275

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