VIP Exclusive Opening of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, Raphael's Rooms
VIP Exclusive Private Vatican Tour to the Museums, Sistine Chapel and Raphael's Rooms - completely alone!
An extremely VIP opportunity that will provide a unique insight into one of the most important historical and religious destinations on the planet, including the highlights (Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, Raphael's Rooms)
You will be completely alone and these world renowned and famous monuments will be opened exclusively for you!
Vatican City is the smallest sovereign state with one of the world's richest art collections acquired throughout the centuries by the Popes who resided here.
In the Museum, visit the Galleries of Candelabras, Tapestries and Geographical Maps, and a glimpse of the Pope's exquisite gardens.
In the Sistine Chapel, discover its history and how it is still used today as the Conclave for Papal Elections. Admire the frescoes painted by Michelangelo on the Chapel ceiling and wall behind the altar, depicting scenes from the Old Testament such as the Creation and the Last Judgment.
With this Exclusive private visit to the Vatican you can take your time to savor the detail of the Vatican's most sublime treasures alone. No crowds. The experience will be on your own in the Sistine Chapel, to see Michelangelo’s "The Creation of Adam ceiling fresco" – considered one of the greatest masterpieces of Western art.
Time and date conditions apply. Please ask us about costs and further details at the time of your enquiry.
PREMIUM COLOSSEUM, ROMAN FORUM & PALATINE HILL PRIVATE TOUR
Private guided tour - skip long lines and gain immediate access to inside the Colosseum with your private guide.
Be enthralled by the Ancient History and Roman engineering of the Colosseum. Your private guide will take you on a historical journey through the first and second tier where you will learn about what it took to survive every-day life in Ancient Rome and about the public blood-drenched executions of gladiators and the fascinating lives of the domineering emperors.
Discover the history of the Colosseum and the Roman Forum which served as a public area for commercial, economic, legal, political and religious activities, it was the main centre of historical Rome and the final resting place of Julius Caesar. Visit the Palatine Hill, one of the most ancient parts of the city that boasts some of the oldest ruins in Rome.
All of our tours are private and can be customised to meet your requirements. If you have a family with young children we will tailor a tour specifically with games and stories to keep them entertained. There is also the possibility to hire baby carriers.
Pick up and drop off to and from your hotel can be arranged on request - extra costs apply.
Pre-purchased tickets so that you will skip long lines into the Colosseum
Duration : Classic private tours normally run for approx. 3 hours, all tours can be custom designed.
ORVIETO PRIVATE DAY TRIP: The Jewel of Umbria
Join your private guide on a magical day trip from Rome to the historic, hill top town of Orvieto in Umbria.
Originally established as an Etruscan village before being taken over by the ancient Romans in the 3rd century BC, before becoming the refuge of the Popes in the 16th century, Orvieto’s history has been as colourful as it has been long. Today Orvieto is a charming village and one of the homes of the ‘Slow Food’ movement.
On this day trip from Rome, you will begin by exploring the intriguing doubled-helixed, 53 metre deep St. Patrick’s Well, designed in the 16th century by the renowned Florentine Antonio da Sangallo the Younger. After continue your journey into town before exploring the complex Etruscan and medieval underground tunnels of the city.
After you will head to one of the oldest ‘Norcinera’ in Orvieto to taste some amazing local salumi and cheeses before heading to a small local restaurant for lunch to enjoy local delicacies and drink some famous Orvieto wine.
After lunch explore the small workshop of a local female ceramics artist, before heading to magical world of the artistic celebrity known to the locals as the “Wizard of Oz’. The tour finishes with a visit to the magnificent 13th century cathedral.
This tour is an absolute feast for the senses.
Costs provided per enquiry and determined by the number of travellers and type of Chauffeured vehicle. Additional costs apply for tastings.
This tour doesn’t run on 15th August, 8th December, 1st May, 1st November, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
Tour Duration: 10 hours
Tour Start Time: 8am This tour is available Tuesday – Sunday
Ancient Waters: Baths and Spas Private Tour
In ancient times Romans were masters at managing water, a resource so precious its absence could topple empires or provoke wars. This unique private driving tour transports you from the Imperial ruins of Rome’s most important bathing complex past its aqueducts, marvels of ancient engineering, before concluding in a luxurious spa experience at an exclusive, Roman-style complex.
This tour begins at the Imperial Baths of Caracalla, built by Emperors Septimus Severus and Caracalla between 212 and 216 A.D. This monumental bathing complex encompassed 25 hectares, and not only contained the bathing halls but spacious gymnasiums, massage parlours and libraries.
After you will travel to the Park of the Aqueducts to view the 1st century AD Aqua Claudia and the 16th century Aqua Felice.
The tour concludes with a relaxing treat at the private and serene QC Terme Spa. Here, in this renovated historic farm complex, you’ll have the opportunity to experience the ancient Roman art of bathing. This luxurious spa has been constructed to mimic the thermae of the ancient Romans. You’ll try out the caldarium (hot bath), tepidarium (warm bath) and frigidarium (cold bath), and laze by the many thermal pools to relax like the Romans did (bathing suit required). Lunch is also included.
Pricing supplied at the time of your enquiry and is determined by the number of people in your group and the vehicle required.
ROME IN A DAY PRIVATE GUIDED TOUR
The ‘Eternal City’ is world famous for its ancient ruins, incredible architecture and magnificent Renaissance art.
Often this city can be overwhelming and difficult to know where to start when you have limited amounts of time. There are so many important and beautiful sights, to see them all in a short space of time and to understand the historical importance is difficult unless you are being guided by an experienced and knowledgable licensed guide. Our private guides understand Rome exceptionally well and will guide you to see the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, Colosseum and the Roman Forum. Plus in the historical centre we can include the famous Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon, Piazza Navona and the world famous Spanish Steps.
You will skip long lines at the Vatican entrance ensuring that you make the very most of your time with us. Touring the Vatican collection of museums can be completely overwhelming so we will guide you to see the very best and will offer you a solid view of the collection and famous works of art. The Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica can be included depending on your preferred choice of sights, we will tailor the day to accommodate your time constraints.
Our expert guide can accompany you in a private transfer from your hotel reception in the city centre to the Vatican in order to save valuable time. Private transport can also be organised between the Vatican and the Colosseum.
We will schedule a short break in-between tours for lunch.
Tickets will be pre-booked.
Special Note: St. Peter’s Basilica and the Sistine Chapel are holy places so appropriate clothing must be worn. Both men, women and children must have shoulders and knees covered.
Duration: Full day between 6-7 hours. The day can be tailored to your personal requests.
Costs will be provided at the time of enquiry.