10 people Semi Private Vatican Tour

Tour Description

In this semi private Vatican Tour, you get to visit the Vatican at a relaxed pace with only 10 people and a private expert guide.

Let our expert guide walk you through the beautiful galleries of the Vatican Museums to discover all their treasures!

By booking this almost private tour you join a group of maximum 10 people as your guide will expertly share everything about the art pieces the galleries hold. Visit the Sistine Chapel and admire Michelangelo’s masterpiece and the Basilica where you will certainly appreciate the astonishing work done by Bernini!

Enjoy the headsets provided to you so that you may hear every word of the guide’s explanation as you freely stroll around to admire the masterpieces or take pictures. Allow your expert guide take you around the marvelous galleries and explain to you the history and curiosities about the Renaissance and Baroque era and the amazing pieces of art dating back to those periods. Discover the history of Pope Julius II’s apartments while admiring the wonderful Raphael’s “School of Athens”. Another interesting and beautiful area of the Vatican to discover is the Pope Borgia’s apartment, where your guide will tell you interesting facts about the Borgia family as well as explain Pinturicchio’s technique in painting the room.

In the Sistine Chapel, discover and admire the wonderful Michelangelo’s frescoes depicting the Creation of the World and the Last Judgment. While in the Chapel, you have the opportunity to enjoy some free time in order to move freely and take in Michelangelo’s masterpieces. Step into St. Peter’s Basilica, where Michelangelo’s “Pietà” and Bernini’s Baldachin constitute some of the greatest examples of spirituality expressed through art.

Itinerary: Vatican Galleries, Raphael Rooms with School of Athens, Sistine Chapel, Basilica of St. Peter’s and Michelangelo’s Pieta.

Book this tour to learn everything about the Vatican in an almost private group with our passionate tour guide!

  • Highlights

Enjoy a private tour with 10 like-minded people

Get guided by a a licensed Vatican expert guide

Enjoy the magnificence of the Vatican Galleries and the vast art collection

  • Itinerary

Vatican Galleries
Sistine Chapel
St. Peter’s Basilica

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Tour's Notes

Confirmation will be received at time of booking
A moderate amount of walking is involved
Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
Vatican Museums Code Dress:

No shorts above the knees, no sleeveless t-shirts are permitted, no big backpacks are allowed, no big umbrellas are permitted, no pointed objects are allowed.

Please note:
Please note that, for disabled visitors with certified invalidity of more than 74%, the Vatican Museums offers free entry that is extended to a companion for visitors who are not self-sufficient. To benefit from this, make sure you mention it at the time of booking so that our staff may handle your request.
This tour never runs on Wednesday or Sunday or religious bank holidays.
It can happen that the Basilica of St. Peters’ is not visible due to special Religious functions held by the Cardinals or the Pope, the closing of St. Peter’s can be an unexpected decision take by the Vatican Museums; in this case we will add in the itinerary the Painting gallery or the Raphael Rooms, once the Pope Julius’ II apartment, as an alternative site.
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
A bottle of plastic water is suggested
Comfortable shoes are encouraged

  • Included

Group up to 10 people
Skip the line tickets
3 hours Professional guide
Headset

  • Not Included

Tips for the Guide
Meals
Transportation

  • Meeting Point
Please meet your guide in Viale Vaticano 100 in front of Caffè Vaticano. By Metro, (Line A), get off at Ottaviano. Ottaviano metro stop is only 10 minutes by foot away Vatican Museums’ only entrance and you will meet us right across the street at Caffè Vaticano.
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