Duration: 4 hours
This tour can be scheduled in the morning or afternoon depending on the season and availability. Your English speaking driver will welcome you at your hotel or any other place of your choice and transfer you to the Vatican Museum. Once there you will meet your Official Licensed guide to start your 3 hours private tour through the Vatican collections brought together during the centuries thanks to the artistic, creative and religious motivation of the Popes, that today represents a museum without any rival and with historical importance.
You will see the papal apartments of the medieval apostolic palace embellished by the Renaissance time frescoes, the Apostolic Library, the Geographical maps and Raphael rooms and more before you finally arrive at the glorious moment: The Sistine Chapel, restored in recent times, where you can admire the beautiful Michelangelo’s last judgment frescoes. Carry on a short walk you will arrive to St Peter’s Basilica, with his marvellous Michelangelo’s Pietà, Bernini’s astonishing and rich Baldacchino and the interesting tombs of the Popes. At the end of the tour your English speaking driver will drive you back to your hotel or any other places of your preference.
Entrance tickets to the Vatican Museum are extra and cost 20 Euro/person and you need to purchase them for the entrance at the agreed time at the following link: http://biglietteriamusei.vatican.va/musei/tickets/do to be sure you will skip any possible line.
- please, dress respectfully to visit the holy buildings: cover your knees and shoulders;
- if possible wear or take with you comfortable shoes even if walking is limited;
- watch out for your wallet and bags; it is recommended not to wear valuable jewelry.
- Entrance to Vatican Museum 20 Euro per person (closed on Sundays);
Price includes private transfers and Official Licensed guide.
Payment DOES NOT include meals, entrance fees and gratuity.
For more passengers we use additional vehicles due to the strict Italian laws and regulations about public transportation carrying more than 8 people, in any case don’t hesitate to contact us for a quote.
To book our services you have the choice to pay with Euro cash money at the end of service or to pre-pay the total fee by credit card with an additional 15%. We don’t accept credit cards as a form of payment on the day of service, we only accept cash in Euro and/or US$; if US$ we will give you the exchange rate of the day before the service increased by 5 cents.