Private tour of the Vatican led by an art historian, including Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and Saint Peter's Basilica
This private tour of the Vatican begins at the Vatican Museums where entry will be quick thanks to the skip the line tickets.
The Vatican is the smallest state in the world but has one of the greatest museums of the planet. An art historian from the KissFromItaly team will guide you in the discovery of the treasures of the Vatican and help you appreciate all the art and history of this astonishing place.
The itinerary goes through the Pio Clementino Museum with its rich collection of Greek-Roman art (including the famous statue of Laocoon), the Gallery of Maps, the Raphael rooms (part of the private apartments of Pope Julius II). Going through the vast Papal palace you will then reach the Sistine Chapel, frescoed by Michealangelo, Raphael, Ghirlandaio, Perugino and generally acknowledged as the greatest masterpiece of Western art.
A direct passage will easily take you inside St. Peter's Basilica, the biggest and most important church for the Catholics of all over the world. This vast and awe-inspiring cathedral is rich in decoration, history and magnificent art. Among its many treasures is the moving Pietà by Michelangelo. The tour of the Vatican will end at Saint Peter's Square with the colonnade designed by Bernini.
As with all our private tours you will have an officially licensed tour guide from the KissFromItaly team entirely dedicated to you and you will be free to decide the pace of the visit and the starting time. For your convenience you may add the hotel pick-up with private driver (one or two ways). Open the options menu in the top right section of this page and select the appropriate box.
The three hours duration of this tour allows to see the most important attractions of the Vatican. If you wish to have a more detailed visit, you may add one more hour by choosing the specific option in the reservation box in the top right box of this page.
Private guide officially licensed, entrance tickets, reservation to skip the line
Food, drinks, transportation (unless specifically selected as additional option)
Italian, English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin, Russian
Near the Vatican. Detailed instructions and map will be emailed
The visit to the Vatican requires a proper attire: women should have legs covered to the knees, shoulders must be covered, men must have long pants.
For security reasons, a photograph ID is required
Private Transfer (one way)
Private Transfer (two ways)