Vatican City Private Tour

Vatican City Private Tour

From $215.53 per group up to 1

Enjoy a private guided tour of the Vatican City State with skip-the-ticket-line access. Discover the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel, and St Peter's Basilica.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
COVID-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 3 hours
Starting times 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM
Skip the ticket line
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French
Wheelchair accessible
Private group


  • Skip the ticket lines with this exclusive tour
  • Visit Michelangelo's masterpieces in the Sistine Chapel
  • See St Peter's Basilica, the biggest church in the world
Full description
Discover the best of the Vatican City with a skip-the-ticket-line tour, including the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica. Visit the Vatican Museums, which offer a unique collection of art masterpieces. The itinerary of this tour is focused on the most important areas of the museum. See Michelangelo's masterpiece on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, and the extraordinary depiction of the Last Judgement. Explore the Basilica of St. Peter, which today is a treasure trove of precious works of art, such as the Pietà by Michelangelo and the Baldachin by Gian Lorenzo Bernini.
  • Blue badge guide
  • Skip-the-ticket-line access
  • Fees and admissions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
COVID-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers must bring their own headphones
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

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Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Viale Vaticano, 100, 00192 Roma RM, Italy

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card for children

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts

Know before you go

  • Please note that a strict dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums:
  • No shorts or sleeveless tops
  • Knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women
  • You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  •  All visitors must pass through airport-style security. During high season the wait at security may be up to 30 minutes.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 / 5

based on 6 reviews

Review summary

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Excellent private tour!

We booked quite late but were still able to get a private tour through GetYourGuide. The guide was a young local man named Frans who was so knowledgeable and so pleasant to walk around with. I was there with my three teenage children who were all mesmerised by the three hours we walked around the Vatican with him. I can really, really recommend getting a tour guide and if you have a chance a private tour is just the best! Why not ask for Frans! He will not disappoint!! Five out of five stars from us *****

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May 5, 2019

Très instructif et plaisant, beaucoup mieux que de visiter sans guide.

Notre guide avait beaucoup de connaissances et avait beaucoup d’anecdotes historique très intéressantes. Nous avons apprécié sa courtoisie et son dynamisme. J’ai emmené ma mère visiter le Vatican pour ses 80 ans pour la 1re fois. Elle a été totalement enchanté par la visite et par notre guide. Merci beaucoup pour ces merveilleuses 3 heures, car pour ma mère ce fut un rêve réalisé.

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July 28, 2019


Très bien

Malgré le monde notre guide a su nous présenter l’essentiel et rendre la visite très intéressante. Je recommande

June 9, 2019

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