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Private Tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica provided by City Rome Tours

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Private Tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 11/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Private Tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica
Access will be denied to all those with a body temperature of 37.5° C or more. Denied access will not be refunded. The entrance to St. Peter’s Basilica is NOT guaranteed. To enter the Vatican Museums it is obligatory to wear a mask covering the nose and mouth.
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Updated 11/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
  • You'll start at
    Via Tunisi, 5
    Via Tunisi, 5, 00192 Roma RM, Italy
    Around City Time Head Office
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  • Pass by
    City Rome Tours
  • 1
    Vatican Museums
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Sistine Chapel
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    St. Peter's Basilica
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • You'll end at
    Saint Peter's Square
    Piazza San Pietro, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
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Important Information
Departure Point
Via Tunisi, 5, 00192 Roma RM, Italy
Return Details
Saint Peter's Square, Piazza San Pietro, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
  • Soft Drink
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges.
  • Blue Badge guide
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
  • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
  • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Basilica
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
  • Food
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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amandafd2014 wrote a review Nov 2019
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom34 contributions13 helpful votes
We were let down by our original booking provider so booked with city rome tours and had a fantastix and knowledgeable guide chiara antonelli she made our viait informing educational and very pleasant she is a credit to the tour company would most definately book with thia
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Response from Around C, Front Office Manager at Private Tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica
Responded 18 Nov 2019
Next time you’re here, you should try the Colosseum Guided Tour! We hope to see you again soon!
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Henry W wrote a review Jun 2019
6 contributions
Was on a tour of the Vatican and Andrea our tour guide was great. It's a busy place and she was able to help us get through the crowds and see the key sights. Thanks Again Andrea for making our tour a great experience
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Date of experience: May 2019
Alessio F wrote a review Mar 2019
California1 contribution
The Vatican tour was one of the best part of our holidays in Rome,my boyfriend and I really loved it..reccomanded
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Mihai P wrote a review Feb 2019
4 contributions
Just finished a wonderfull day in Rome. The first half included the Vatican tour under the helpful auspice of Chiara, our wonderful guide. I highly recommend this tour for the condensed information, sitting and the great guide.
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JohnM_Glo wrote a review Dec 2018
1 contribution
Fred was our guide. He was incredibly knowledgeable and passionate about the history and art. He ensured that we saw the most important pieces. After the tour he showed us where to get good, cheap pizza and pasta. Highly recommended
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Date of experience: December 2018
Response from CityRomeTours, Manager at Private Tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica
Responded 22 Jan 2019
Hello John, Thank you for sharing your experience with us on TripAdvisor. Fred is a great Tour Guide and you were very lucky to have enjoyed a Vatican tour with him! We hope to see you again on one of our tours, Best Regards, City Rome Tours
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About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

By: City Rome Tours
Thoroughly captivating
Our guide, Nicolette, was so knowledgeable and fantastic. I thoroughly enjoyed every minute of the 3-hour tour. I w
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Vatican Experience
We had a very friendly guide whose knowledge and feeling for everything to do with art was outstanding, we found he
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A must see with an expert guide
The Vatican is a must see when visiting Rome. The tour includes the Sixtin chapel, Vatican museum and the Saint Pet
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Our only regret was not spending more time there... We were fortunate to enjoy the last day the museum was open unt
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Best Tour I've ever been on
We went on a city rome tour on 27th February. Fred our guide was amazing, friendly, informative and very funny. He
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Vatican, St. Peter's Basilica, sistine chapel tour
This tour is a must for Rome, the beauty of these buildings is hard to imagine and photos don't do them justice. Kn
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Amazing tour with Chiara Antonelli
Visiting the Vatican and Sistine chapel will be one of the biggest highlights of my trip to Rome because of our gui
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Alison R
Great experience
Great guided tour with Chiara Antonelli, she was knowledgeable and good fun. She took care of us as a group and eve
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Our family of 5 included two teenagers and a seven year old. Chiarra made the tour fun and interesting for all. She
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Mr Ben Family
What a fabulous tour given by Ciara Antonelli. My two sons (14 & 10) were both fully engaged all the way round the
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Pantheon with David Battaglino
David made this tour great fun and at the same time imparted a huge amount of information in an interesting way. He
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Demi-tour for more
I took my teenage son on this tour. Unfortunately, the tour is a bit disorganized (left late, had to navigate secur
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Highly recommend getting a tour!
Great experience with City Rome Tours! Andrea was super knowledgeable and provided a lot of insight during the whol
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Vatican City Group Tour
Audrea was my group tour guide and she was great to say the least. Extremely informative edging made the tour much
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So fun with Chiara
Chiara Antonelli was the best! From the first five minute of the tour we were excited that this tour was going to b
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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