Vatican Private Tours

Our Exclusive Vatican Private Tours of the Vatican City are steeped in history and include St. Peter’s Basilica, Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel, Raphael’s Rooms, visit the Vatican Museums and climbing to the top of the Cupola (Dome).  Explore the major works of art and discover precious hidden treasures and secrets of the Vatican. We only offer the most exclusive private tours of the Vatican, including advanced ticket entry, special access to places rarely seen. 

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    Enter the world famous Sistine Chapel before the general public opening times on an exclusive private guided tour of the best of the Vatican City.

    Admire the intricate details of Michelangelo's masterpiece inside the Sistine Chapel without the everyday crowds pushing you in every direction. You will be the first inside the Sistine Chapel one hour before the doors open, instead of joining the extremely long entry line that can mean hours of waiting time, you will enter through a privileged line with specific timed entrance tickets. Once inside, you'll have some time alone to appreciate the incredible masterpieces of Michelangelo in a peaceful environment.

    Visit the Raphael Rooms to see priceless frescoes and works of art amongst the Vatican's world famous collection. Stay ahead of large crowds. Follow your guide to pass back through the Sistine Chapel to a special door giving you direct access to St. Peter's Basilica, thus avoiding lines that often stretch for hours. Inside St. Peter's Basilica visit Michelangelo's famous 'Pieta' sculpture, Bernini's incredible altarpiece and many other breathtaking masterpieces.

    Sites included: Sistine Chapel (twice), Raphael Rooms, Belvedere Courtyard, Pinecone Courtyard, Gallery of the Candelabra, Gallery of Maps, Gallery of the Tapestries and St. Peter’s Basilica.

    Private drivers can be arranged to meet you at your hotel reception to transport you to the advanced meeting point to meet your private guide. (on request)

  • SPECIAL ACCESS - Behind the Scenes at the Vatican

    Swiss Guard Stands at an Entrance of the Vatican

    Words can't describe this exclusive experience: a behind-the-scenes private entrance with our team will allow you to discover one of the most hidden parts of the Vatican.

    Enter the Vatican Mosaic Laboratory, the Pope’s private studio, where artisans work to make Pope’s gifts to world famous Head of States. We will then take you to St. Peter’s Basilica, an emotional world famous masterpiece of Renaissance and Baroque architecture. Inside, you will witness Michelangelo’s sculpture, Pietà, and Bernini’s bronze baldachin. The Vatican Museums feature the Galleries of Candelabras, Tapestries and Geographical Maps. This is the most comprehensive art collection in the world with more than 2,000 rooms, and the Sistine Chapel, where you can marvel at Michelangelo’s exquisite ceiling painting.


    VIP Exclusive Private Vatican Tour to the Museums, Sistine Chapel and Raphael's Rooms - completely alone!

    This is one of our most exclusive private experiences in Rome, an 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.