Skip the lines on a private 3-hour Vatican tour for up to 2 persons. Your private guide will lead you through the vast collections of the Vatican Museums, highlighting the most important masterpieces. Experience centuries of art, as your knowledgeable guide recounts the intriguing stories behind the masterpieces you see, and tells how they ended up at the Vatican. You’ll marvel at the astonishing Sistine Chapel, and you’re sure to be in awe as you stand and take in the magnificence of Michelangelo's frescoes that surround you! The tour continues with a visit to St. Peter’s, the largest and most important basilica in the Roman Catholic world. You’ll be amazed by the architecture and the works of art inside the church – including Michelangelo's Pietà. When you exit the basilica, you’ll find yourself in spectacular St. Peter’s Square, a masterpiece designed by Bernini.
• There is a dress code that must be followed. Shoulders and knees must be covered. • Note that large bags and umbrellas will need to be checked and retrieving these items can impede your ability to cover all the points on the suggested itinerary. • Photos and videos are not permitted in the Sistine Chapel, but are permitted in the museums, basilica, and square. The Vatican Museums are closed on Sundays. Wednesday morning tours are not recommended as access to St. Peter's Basilica may not be possible due to the papal audience in the square. • Tours are offered at 09:30 and 14:30. It’s usually less crowded in the afternoons, so the 14:30 option is recommended. • You will receive confirmation within 48 hours of booking (subject to availability).
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