Vatican Private Tours

Our Vatican exclusive private guided tours 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).  All tours are private and include advanced ticket entry, special access. 

Following is a small example of the possibilities.  To enquire please complete the Contact Us form or email – info@italianalluretravel.com

 

  • PRIVATE VATICAN & SISTINE CHAPEL TOURS

    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. Your guide will talk you through what to look out for inside the chapel.

    After this you will embark on a full private tour of the Vatican Museums and St. Peter’s Basilica.

    You will visit the Raphael Rooms to see priceless frescoes and works of art amongst the Vatican's world famous collection.

    Due to your entry time you will continue to stay ahead of large crowds.

    You will then 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.

    Start time: Approx. 7.00-7.30am (subject to change depending on how busy the Museums are on the day)

    Quotes provided per individual enquiry. 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)

  • VIP EXCLUSIVE VATICAN MUSEUM, 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.