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Exclusive VIP Private Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel Tour

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Roma, Italy
Exclusive VIP Private Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel Tour

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icon3 hours  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English and 6 more
Good for avoiding crowds


The Vatican Museums are one of Italy's top attractions, with the crowds to match. Bypass the usual wait times during this skip-the-line tour, which includes privileged access to St. Peter's Basilica, plus other top collections, from the Sistine Chapel to the Gallery of Maps. Audio headsets are available for groups of over eight people, so you can move freely without missing a word.
  • A skip-the-line guided tour of the Vatican Museum
  • Bypass the crowds and get guaranteed instant access with special entry
  • Listen to expert commentary as you come face to face with Renaissance masterworks
  • Use complimentary audio headsets in groups larger than eight participants
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Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel skip the line ticket
Headset (more that 8 people)
Official expert tour guide
Private guide service
Pick up/Drop off service
Food & Beverage

Departure Point

Viale Vaticano, 100, 00192 Roma RM, Italy

Vatican Museum main entrance (next to the little marble stairs).Your guide will be waiting for you with a signboard with your NAME.

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 9 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Walkers not allowed
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and Vatican Museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. 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 should  arrive at the meeting point at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the tour.
  • Your tickets will be held by the guide for collection on the day of the tour. You will be required to present this voucher. If you have purchased a discounted option you will be asked to show a photo ID in exchange for your tickets.
  • Your guide will be waiting for you holding a signboard with your name at the Vatican Museum's main entrance in Viale Vaticano.
  • Knees & Shoulders MUST be covered for both men & women to enter! Please be advised capacity regulations and security may delay the tour departure  This could also influence the smooth running of the tour, especially on national holidays and events.
  • All visitors must pass through the monument/attraction security check please allow at least 20 minutes to clear security.
  • The exact timings and reservations can vary, dependant on the monument/attractions administration offices availabilities and decisions on the booking day and can be subject to variations
  • Please be aware that large bags/backpacks/suitcases are not permitted in the monument/ attraction. Only very small bags are allowed.
  • No change on a booking can be accepted after 24hrs to the starting time of the tour. In that instance, no refund will be issued.
  • Activity not recommended for people with motor lag
  • We kindly inform you that any kind of disability (mobility issues, wheelchair, visual impairment, hearing impairment,... ) or anything that might prevent you to regularly join the tour, MUST BE communicate in advance to our staff. For people with disabilities, the tour route may be different from the one presented.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY Vatican Guided Tours
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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highly recommended 👍🏻
, Nov 2019
Our guide Giovanni exceeded our expectation :) since he is very passionate with history, he went the extra mile to provide us with information about the pieces in the museum and the sistine chapel. Book with them you'll not regret it 💕

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