Personalise your Vatican experience and see this amazing state exactly how you want with your own fabulous tour guide. This is a comprehensive tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter’s Basilica with a tour guide dedicated only to you, so you can experience the stunning Museums and Basilica in peace and tranquillity.
Private Tour Experience
Our fluent and professional tour guide will take you on a wonderful journey through the heart of the Vatican Museums. The collections in the Museums are immense and having your own private guide enables you to fully participate in your tour experience and also have it tailored exactly to suit your needs. Whilst leading you through the maze of galleries your guide will regale you with intriguing stories of the history of the Vatican and the papacy.
Art and History
Your journey will pass through the heart of the Vatican Museums as you view and learn about amazing ancient Roman sculptures on display. You will visit the Raphael Rooms where you will learn about the life and works of this talented and famous artist. You will see stunning artwork from less famous artists such as in the Gallery of the Maps and the Gallery of the Tapestries.
Visiting the Sistine Chapel with a private tour guide is a wonderful experience as your guide can take you to a perfect space, away from the crowds, where you can view and talk about the stunning frescoes of Michelangelo. You will be able to spend as much time as you please soaking up the intense atmosphere and history that surrounds you.
St Peter’s Basilica
The last stop on your Vatican experience will be the amazing St Peter’s Basilica which you will visit with your private guide. You will have priority access to the church directly from the Sistine Chapel and once inside you can marvel at the sheer size and grandeur of the building. You will learn even more about the genius of Michelangelo as you view his infamous sculpture the Pieta and stand beneath the Dome which he envisioned. You will see Bernini’s famous altar and learn about the history of this fascinating Basilica.