You'll want to fill it up, when you learn about our world famous Colosseum Underground Tour!
This is a walking tour and involves occasional walking up & down the stairs.
It took the popes centuries to collect these priceless works of art and this private vatican tour will introduce you to the most incredible pieces.
Your expert Vatican guide will not make the mistake of rushing and overlooking the gems that inspired even the great Michelangelo himself, like the legendary "Belvedere Torso".
The Octagonal Courtyard is home to some incredible sculptures, including the magnificent 'Laocoon and Sons', possibly the first works in the entire collection!
Your private Vatican tour includes visits the three most famous galleries in the Vatican Museums: Gallery of the Candelabras, Hall of Tapestries and the incredible Gallery of the Maps.
A room full of illusions, your vatican guide will explain the techniques used to create such delicate works of art and the religious significance of each one.
With ancient relics dating back to 2BC, your Vatican guide will lead you through this marble gallery pointing out hidden gems like statues with glass eyes.
Once the apartments of the Pope Julius II, Raphael has decorated the walls of these rooms in his magnificent frescos, meaning you walk through priceless works of art when going from room to room.
Sixtus IV may have instructed its construction, but Michelangelo made it immortal! Admire his talents that surround you in this holy chapel and learn about how the popes are elected in this very room!
The largest church in Europe and the center of Catholic faith. St Peter’s is a treasure chest of Christian relics and masterpieces by some of the greatest artists to have ever lived!
During the final part of your private Vatican tour, you will pay a visit to one of the main highlights of St Peter’s Basilica, Michelangelo's ‘Pietà’ - the only sculpture signed by Michelangelo.
Join our highly educated and passionate team of guides, consisting of art historians, phd archeologists, and architects that truly love what they do.
This is a private VIP tour and you will be able to truly enjoy having your own guide and moving at your own pace.
Explore the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, as well as the St. Peter's Basilica with an authorized tour guide and Vatican expert.
Nobody wants to wait in never ending ticket lines on their vacation. We have VIP access so you don't have to wait in line for admissions.
Taking a guided tour of the Vatican is a must for anyone coming to Rome, but nobody wants to wait in those long lines that wrap around the Vatican walls. With our Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel & St. Peter's Basilica Private Tour, you'll have the privilege of skipping the line and going the Vatican Museums accompanied by your own expert private Vatican guide.
This Vatican tour is a journey through time and art, taking you through some of the most fascinating galleries of the Vatican Museums. You'll also get the chance to stand in awe, admiring Michelangelo’s ceiling in the Sistine Chapel, and be given a detailed guided tour of the most famous church in the world and the center of the Catholic faith, St. Peter’s Basilica.
Being shown the Vatican Museums, you'll learn that the Popes have been collecting these priceless masterpieces for centuries. Not only that, but some of the world's greatest artists have decorated the actual walls of the rooms themselves! These are some of the reasons as to why more than 5 Million visitors come to see the Vatican each year!
It’s almost impossible to imagine, but to see every item in the Vatican Museums would take 12 years! We know that you don’t have that much time, so we limit this Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel & St. Peter's Basilica Private Tour tour to the most incredible sights that the Vatican museums have to offer. So come, and enjoy a walk with us through history in one of the most fascinating, living museums on earth!
*If you need to start the tour at a different time please let us know.**Booking in advance is advised since the Vatican may not be offering availabilities for certain days.*** If you are trying to make a booking up to 2 weeks in advance the website will show no availability, but feel free to contact us and we will do our best to accommodate you.-Please note that large bags, backpacks, luggage and tripods cannot be brought into the Vatican Museums. There is no coat check or space on-site to leave your belongings therefore we encourage you to leave such items at your hotel.IMPORTANT: Starting in December 2015, the Catholic Church will be celebrating the Jubilee Year of Mercy and during the following year there may be unexpected closings of different parts of the Vatican due to increased number of visitors. The Roman Guy will do his best to inform you on time of possible closings, but for the most part these will not be announced in advance. In the event that an area covered on the tour is closed, our guide will still provide explanations of the closed areas from outside and will show you an extra site or gallery to compensate the closed area.
Near Vatican Museums. Full details will be provided upon booking.
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Don’t want to test yourself with public transportation in Rome? Choose an add-on transfer! A taxi is a less-expensive option, but for a convenient and luxury door-to-door experience, add our private climate controlled transportation from your hotel located in the city center to the meeting point of the tour.
Same as above. -$73.00
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Youth (7-17) [$30.00]
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The Roman Guy offers a 95% refund on cancellations made more than 72 hours prior to your tour taking place. Cancellations made within 72 hours of your tour taking place cannot be refunded but we will do our best to accommodate you on another tour or date, pending availability.
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We splurged a bit and went with a private tour. So happy we did. Raffa, as our tour guide calls herself, short for Raffaella, was simply amazing. ThanWe splurged a bit and went with a private tour. So happy we did. Raffa, as our tour guide calls herself, short for Raffaella, was simply amazing. Thanks Raffa for a great tour! See you again next time we are in Rome...more
Great experience visiting the Vatican Museums without the crowds and getting to see the wonders of Michelangelo and Raphael's masterpieces up close.
The Vatican is such a cool place. So happy I found this company so we didn't have to wait in line. The guide was on time and brought us straight insThe Vatican is such a cool place. So happy I found this company so we didn't have to wait in line. The guide was on time and brought us straight inside. After doing the tour I couldn't imagine going in on my own. Thanks Rome Guy!..more