Vatican Highlights Small Group Tour

Tour Description

With our Vatican Highlights Small Group Tour you will have an expert English-speaking guide by your side who will help you appreciate all the treasures housed inside the Vatican! The group will be a maximum of 15 people, you can be sure every member of the group can ask questions and interact with the guide getting engaged in the tour.

You will meet your guide and the rest of your group at Caffé Vaticano at 8:30am or 9.00 am, depending on the option you book. Caffè Vaticano is located right across the Vatican Museums entrance but please feel free to contact us if you have any trouble finding it. Your tour will start from the Vatican Museums, where you will enter without standing in line, with pre-purchased skip the line tickets are included in your booking.

During your visit at the Vatican Museums, one of the largest museum of the world where countless works of art are carefully preserved, you will go to see the main Galleries. You will also visit the apartment of the Pope Julius II, who called at his service Raphael and Michelangelo in the 16th century. Our tour includes the visit of the apartment of the Pope Borgia and the Matisse Room too. You will explore it all, from the painted topographical maps that adorn the ceiling and walls of the Gallery of Maps, to the frescoes by Raphael and Michelangelo housed in the Raphael Rooms, to the worldwide famous Sistine Chapel, with its beautiful the Last Judgment by Michelangelo.

Crossing a special passage which connects the Sistine Chapel to St. Peter’s Square, where your guide will show you the beauties of St. Peter’s Basilica from outdoor. After the tour you can make your own way in, if the Basilica is open.

The tour will have a duration of 2.5 hours. Professional English-speaking guide and pre-purchased skip the line tickets are included in the price. Do you want to enjoy the best tour with a small, friendly group? Choose our Vatican Highlights Small Group Tour and get ready to have a great time!

 

  • Highlights

Knowledgeable, friendly and licensed guide

Skip the line at the Vatican Museums

All entrance fees included

Visit the Pope Julius the II and Pope Borgia apartment

Admire the beautiful Sistine Chapel

Small Group of maximum 15 people

  • Itinerary

Pinecone Courtyard
Gallery of the Candelabra
Gallery of the Tapestries
Gallery of the Maps
Raphael Rooms (Pope Julius II apartment)
Pope Borgia apartment
Sistine Chapel
St. Peter’s Basilica
St. Peter’s Square

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Tour's Notes

Please bring a valid ID.
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 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.
Please bring comfortable shoes and a refillable water bottle.
Please be on time to avoid losing entry and thus missing the tour.

  • Included

2.5 hour professional English-speaking guide
Skip -the-line entry to the Vatican Museums
Headsets for a better listening

  • Not Included

Gratuities
Transportation

  • Meeting Point
In front of our office, located in Via Vespasiano 28, Rome
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