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Vatican Private Tours


Get the most out of your trip to the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter’s Basilica. All tours come with a fully licensed guide and skip the line tickets, but you can also add special features to your Vatican tour! You can visit its restricted areas: Niccoline Chapel, Bramante Staircase and Cabinet of the Masks. Alternatively, opt for an early entrance and make sure you appreciate the Sistine Chapel without the daily crowds!

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The Vatican Museums, together with the Sistine Chapel and St Peter’s Basilica are without doubt among the most visited destinations in Rome. For many, a private tour of the Vatican is an absolute must, and certainly an unforgettable experience with RPG. The Vatican Museums are one of the world’s largest art collections, containing hundreds of rooms that stretch for nearly 6 miles. Inside the Vatican Museums countless works of art are displayed, which have been collected by the Popes during the centuries. Amongst the precious works housed in the Vatican museums are many that been created by the main italian artists, such as Giotto, Canova, Raphael, Leonardo Da Vinci, Titian and Caravaggio. The piece de resistance is of course the world famous Sistine Chapel, where Michelangelo frescoed scenes of the Last Judgement.

Given the impressive dimension of the Vatican museums it is highly advisable to tour the Vatican with a private guide who can help you focus on the most important sections and pieces and reply to all your questions. A Vatican private tour allows you to focus on the areas of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter’s Basilica which interest you and bypass those which don’t. For your private tour of the Vatican you will be accompanied by a full licensed expert guide, often with a background in art history, whose passion for the history of the Vatican and knowledge of the Sistine Chapel and other masterpieces will blow you away!

Choose whether to take your private tour of the Vatican during the day or take the opportunity to enter before the general public, with our Early-Morning Private Vatican Tour. In both cases we will provide skip the line tickets to make the most of your time. You will avoid the horrendous queue outside the Vatican Museums and also for St Peter’s Basilica- entering directly from the Sistine Chapel like a true VIP! If you are looking for a real once-in-a-lifetime experience you can add to your visit a tour of the Restricted Sections of the Vatican Museums, usually closed to visitors: the Niccoline Chapel, Bramante Staircase and the Cabinet of the Masks.

A Vatican private tour with RPG is guaranteed to be the best way to squeeze every last drop out of your visit to the Vatican!