- See highlights of the Vatican Museums plus secret galleries closed to most visitors
- Learn the history behind papal treasures and Renaissance masterpieces from an art historian guide
- Gain private VIP access to the Sistine Chapel after it's closed to the general public
- Discuss Michelangelo's frescoes with your guide, a privilege that is normally not allowed inside the chapel
Departure & Return
Vatican Museums Entrance. Below the white gate topped by the statues of Michelangelo and Raphael. Your guide will be holding a sign with your name.
- Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
- Not wheelchair accessible
- A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected 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
- Near public transportation
- Most travelers can participate
- READ CAREFULLY: it can happen that some areas might get closed last minute without previous notice, especially the Sistine Chapel and/or the Basilica of St Peter. In case of such events we do NOT refund NOR reschedule the tour, our tour guide will provide you with a valuable alternative focusing the tour inside the Vatican museums.
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
- OPERATED BY Raphael Tours & Events
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- Face masks required for travelers in public areas
- Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Social distancing enforced throughout experience