Enjoy a customizable tour of the Vatican Museums containing the extensive artistic heritage collected by Popes throughout the centuries. You will be led on this private tour by no other then an actual seminarian studying for the priesthood who makes the historical and spiritual realities come to life. From Ancient art sculptures, to breathtaking works of the masters, to the galleries of Candelabra, Tapestry and Geographical Maps. See the Papal Apartments of Pope Giulio II, with rooms decorated by Raphael, and then admire the magnificent Sistine Chapel with its incomparable paintings by Michelangelo. Depending on availability there will be special access to the Pio-Christian Museum located near the grand entrance as well as the small 'Cry Room of the Popes' located behind the Sistine Chapel. Finish the tour with St. Peter's Basilica to see Michelangelo's dome and Pieta and enjoy brief access to the 18th Century Sacristy of St. Peter's Basilica. The tour ends at St. Peter's Piazza.
Option of beginning tour with private mass in St. Peter's Crypt at 730am upon availability and request. Or according to the schedule of the Basilica as follows: 9am-10am-11am-12- 5PM.
NOTE: If the Basilica is in use for a religious service, entry is not permitted. The Vatican does not advise in advance specific dates or times when religious services are scheduled.
Special reservation/entry fees are additional and will be prepaid.
If the client cancels the tour or changes the date of the tour, the ticket cost is NOT refundable.
Clients may either travel with the guide to the start of the tour
by taxi (to be paid directly by the client),
by private transfer : Transfer between center hotel and the start of any Rome city tour (each way)
add a private driver for the entire tour at an additional charge (car disposal).