A special skip the line experience at the Vatican Museums, you will be surrounded by incredible collections of art and you will tour in safe hands with an official and friendly guide.
Our Vatican tour, Sistine Chapel with special access to the exclusive Cabinet of the Masks is an exclusive tour of 3 hours where your licensed friendly guide will show you the Highlights of the Vatican Museums and you will access to the Cabinet of the Masks close to the general public where you will see the original roman mosaics coming from the Villa of Hadrian Emperor located in Tivoli.
You will enter the Vatican Museums with skip the line tickets and priority entrance, escorted by our knowledgeable friendly guide. You will visit the Pine Court Courtyard, the Pio Clementin Museums, the Animal Room, from where you will access to the off limit Cabinet of the Masks, an hidden treasure in the Vatican Musems, you will proceed to the Muses Room, the Round Room with the impressive Nero's Bathtub in red pordifo marble coming from the Domus Aurea. Your adventure in the Vatican Museums continue to the Candelabra Gallery, to the Tapestries gallery and to the Map Gallery....Many stories and anecdotes are hidden in each peace of art! You will end your tour in the Sistine Chapel
Your experience culminates inside the Sistine Chapel. Once inside it, its beauty will astonish you. Look up at the Creation of the World represented by the young Michelangelo in the 1508-1512, it will take your breath away! The impressive Last Judgement on the Altar wall will overwhelm you too.
After the Sistine Chapel, you will make your way out through the Galleries of the Vatican Library where precious gifts for the Popes are exhibited and recent discoveries from the excavations are visible.
Visiting the Vatican Museums will be like a special journey in another world where beauty, art, faith and peace merge into each other.
Rome Private Guides offers a special tour led by an official and professional friendly guide. You will be in safe hands whilst enjoying your skip the line guided tour through the Vatican galleries. This tour is a small group tour of up to 20 participants.
You will meet your guide in our office located in Via Vespasiano, 28
Please wear comfortable shoes. This tour is not wheelchair accessible.
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.
This tour is not suitable for people with hearing disability. People with hearing disabilities can contact us and we will be happy to customize a private tour.
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.