Skip the ticket lines and enjoy a semi-private VIP tour of the Vatican. Admire works by Michelangelo, Botticelli, and others in the Vatican Museums. Marvel at the frescoes in the Sistine Chapel.
Take a comprehensive tour of the Vatican City and benefit from the expertise of an art historian guide. See stunning works of art in the papal collections by Michelangelo, Perugino, Pinturicchio, Girlandaio, Rosselli, Botticelli and Signorelli.
Get insights from your guide and learn information that isn't readily available in tour books. Learn the Vatican’s historic secrets and feel inspired to learn even more! Travel throughout the various areas of the Vatican in a small group for a more personalized experience.
Navigate the miles of galleries at the Vatican Museums to see highlights such as the Octagonal Courtyard, Gallery of Tapestries and Gallery of Maps. Enter the Sistine Chapel and be mesmerized by the frescoes by Michelangelo. Continue into St. Peter’s Basilica, where highlights of ecclesiastical art include Michelangelo's "Pieta" and Bernini's baldachin on the High Altar.
Areas you will visit:
• The Art Gallery (Pinacoteca)
• The Octagonal Courtyard
• The Gallery of Tapestries
• The Gallery of Maps
• The Round Room (Sala Rotonda)
• The Greek Cross Room (Pio-Clementine Museum)
• The Raphael Rooms (when possible)
• The Gallery of the Muses
• The Sistine Chapel (Michelangelo’s frescoes)
• St. Peter's Basilica