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Vatican By Night Private Tour

Enjoy the special opening of the Vatican Museums in the evening away from the crowds! Available only on Friday nights during summer.



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Tour Description

Finding the right Vatican tour for you can seem like an impossible task. If you prefer to be accompanied by an expert private guide, skip the line and visit away from the crowds and are looking for something a bit different choose our Vatican by night tour. Perhaps you have already been to the Vatican and would like to see it in a new light? Or maybe you are looking for a tour without the daily crowd and waking up early for one of our early entrance tours is not for you! Choose our Vatican by Night Private Tour and you will visit the Vatican Museums in a special evening atmosphere with your English-speaking private guide. During the tour you will see the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel and Raphael’s Rooms.

Every friday in the summer months, the Vatican opens its doors again at 7pm for all those who wish to enjoy a Vatican night tour. Avoiding the heat of the day and the daily crowds, our Vatican by Night tour is a great way to enjoy the Vatican in the hot Italian summer! You will enter the Vatican Museums with skip the line tickets that your private guide will have ready for you. You will spend a pleasant evening with your private guide learning all about the treasures housed inside the Vatican. In the Vatican Museums you will get the chance to visit the highlights of its many galleries, including the gallery of Maps, gallery of Tapestries, Raphael’s rooms and the gallery of the Candelabra.

Of course, no Vatican tour is complete without a visit to the Sistine Chapel. With our Vatican by night tour you will have the chance to really admire Michelangelo’s world-famous Sistine Chapel without the hoards of daytime visitors. With a Vatican night tour you will be able to truly appreciate this breathtaking work of art as your engaging private guide explains how it was painted and its deep significance.

A Vatican night tour is a wonderful choice for those visiting Rome in the summer months. Make sure you have the best possible experience with RPG’s Vatican by Night private tour.

  • Vatican Museums;
  • Sistine Chapel
This tour includes
  • 3 hours private guide
  • Skip the line tickets to Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel at night
Important Info
  • meeting point:

    In front of the entrance to the Vatican Museums, by the marble arch at the bottom of the steps.

  • other information:

    Remember to follow the dresscode for the Vatican: you must be able to cover your shoulder and knees.

    Please note that in certain periods of summer time, or when the Vatican Museums reopen its doors after bank holidays, the museums might be busier than usual.

    Please note: the visit of St Peter's Basilica is not included in the tour since it is closed at night. 

    Please note that, for disabled visitors with certified invalidity of more than 74%, the Vatican Museums offers free entry that is extended to a companion for visitors who are not self-sufficient. To benefit from this, make sure you mention it at the time of booking so that our staff may handle your request.

  • Vatican Museums;
  • Sistine Chapel
This tour includes
  • 3 hours private guide
  • Skip the line tickets to Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel at night
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