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Vatican private Tour

The private tour includes the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica.

Golf Cart & Vatican Combined

Customized golf cart tour combined with Vatican Museums guided tour.

Share your tour with others who speak your language.

Tour the Vatican by night

Visit of the Vatican Museums after sunset. Each Friday from Apr. 26th to Oct. 25th

Tour of the Vatican for seniors and disabled

Tour suitable for the elderly and for disabled people.

Vatican City State

The Vatican is really vast, it’s country, the smallest country in the world and it has the world’s largest concentration of art works, all contained within 110 acres. Visiting the Vatican’s highlights requires 3 hours and so our tour of the Vatican includes: Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica. This tour requires walking about 2 miles indoors and you cannot cut your visit short, once you enter you have to go through the whole thing and there are very few places where one can sit and rest. Therefore, if you have mobility issues, we recommend using a wheelchair for this tour. The Sistine Chapel cannot be visited separately from the Vatican Museums. You cannot rush through the Vatican Museums and get to the Sistine Chapel quickly, the place is huge and always very crowded. St. Peter’s Basilica can be visited freely, you don’t have to buy any admission fee, but since 9/11 they make you walk through metal detectors and that causes the formation of long lines. Depending on day of the week and the time of the day you get there, you may end up standing in line even more than one hour. If you are a disabled person, or if there is a disabled person in your group, they will let you avoid the line and walk in through a secondary passage.

Vatican private Tour

If you’re spending at least two days in Rome, we recommend visiting the Vatican your second day here and touring Rome on your first day for the tour of Rome your first day here will prepare you for the tour of the Vatican. Description of the Vatican tour: Our professional guide will meet you in our office which is only 50 meters (less than 200 ft) away from the entrance to the Vatican Museum: Via Santamaura, 9 00192 Roma. The guide will tour you through the following itinerary: Pigna Courtyard, Lapidaria Gallery , Belvedere Courtyard, Octagonal Courtyard, Pius-Clementine Museum, Candelabra Gallery, Gallery of Tapestries, Gallery of Maps, Raphael’s Rooms and, at the end, the Sistine Chapel. You’ll walk directly into St. Peter’s Basilica From the Sistine, saving time and a long walk back to the entrance through more museums and the walk around the outside of the Vatican City to get to St. Peter’s Square where you would have to line up to go through the metal detectors and enter St. Peter’s.  The tour of the Vatican takes 3 hours, but it can be shortened if you wish. Some areas and some of the works of art exhibited can be skipped, but you still have to go through the whole thing, you can’t just leave when you’re half way through. Depending on your interest and how the crowds will be moving inside the Museums the day of your visit, it’ll take you between 45 minutes to 1.5 hours to get from the entrance to the Sistine. The tour of St. Peter’s Basilica, still depending on your interest, will require between 30 minutes and one hour. In St. Peter’s you’ll see the famous Pietà by Michelangelo, the funeral monuments of the Popes who are buried in the Basilica, made by the most famous artists, the mosaics, the Chapel of the Blessed Sacrament, Bernini’s Canopy, St. Peter’s Statue, Peter’s Throne and many other fantastic works of art. The Vatican is usually less crowded in the afternoon and on Tuesdays and Thursdays, so this is when we recommend to visit the place. If possible, of course.
PersonsPrice
From 1 to 7220€
From 8 to 15270€
From 16 pax onwardPlease ask quotation
Wheelchair* rental, each30€

NOTE: Assistant for wheelchair pushing not included.

Skip the line admission p.p. 40€
Reduced admission, under 18 y. o.25€
Children under 6 y.o.Free
Supplement for ear buds for group with more than 5 people.5€ (per person)
 Sedan
3+driver
Minivan
7+driver
Minibus
8+driver
Larger Bus
from 9 seats onwards
Minivan at your disposal for 4hours* € 200 (+ €50 Each additional hour)€ 200 (+ €50 Each additional hour)€ 260 (+ €60 Each additional hour)Please ask quotation

Golf Cart & Vatican Combined

You can combine your golf cart tour of Rome with a walking tour of the Vatican the same day. Description of the golf cart  & Vatican tour: At the end of your golf cart tour you get dropped off at our office (only 50 meters, less than 200 ft) away from the entrance to the Vatican Museum: 
Via Santamaura, 9 00192 Roma and start your tour of the Vatican from there. At the end of the Vatican tour you’ll be on your own, the trip back to your hotel is not included. The golf cart tour’s itinerary is not preset, you can choose which sites to visit, as long as they are within the golf cart’s range. You can choose between the private tour of the Vatican and joining a group of approximately 30/35 people.
1/3 People 480€
4 people560€
5/7 people610€
From 8 pax onward95€ (per person)
Skip the line admission p.p. 40€
Reduced admission, under 18 y. o.25€
Children under 6 y.o.Free
Supplement for ear buds for group with more than 5 people.5€ (per person)
 Sedan
3+driver
Minivan
7+driver
Minibus
8+driver
Larger Bus
from 9 seats onwards
Minivan at your disposal for 4hours* € 200 (+ €50 Each additional hour)€ 200 (+ €50 Each additional hour)€ 260 (+ €60 Each additional hour)Please ask quotation

NOTE: *Tour of the Vatican and/or Colosseum Tour inclusive of a minivan at your
disposal for 4hours picking you up at your Hotel and driving you back at the end of the tour.

Vatican Shared Tour

The group tour of the Vatican is convenient if you have a very small group and you don’t want to spend the money for a private tour. The Vatican shared tour means that share your tour with other people speaking the same language and therefore pay less then a private tour would cost. These groups have a maximum of 35 people.

Description of the Vatican tour:

You have to come to our office (only 50 meters, less than 200 ft) away from the entrance to the Vatican Museums: Via Santamaura, 9 00192 Roma and we walk you to the entrance to the Vatican Museums which is where you join the group. You will tour the Vatican following itinerary: Pigna Courtyard, Lapidaria Gallery , Belvedere Courtyard, Octagonal Courtyard, Pius-Clementine Museum, Candelabra Gallery, Gallery of Tapestries, Gallery of Maps, Raphael’s Rooms and, at the end, the Sistine Chapel. From the Sistine, you’ll access directly into St. Peter’s Basilica  instead of walking back to the entrance and then walk around the outside of the Vatican City to get to St. Peter’s Square, thus avoiding the long line to enter the Basilica. The group tour of the Vatican takes 3 hours and it can’t be shortened. The Vatican is usually less crowded in the afternoon and on Tuesdays and Thursdays, so this is when we recommend to visit the place. If possible, of course.

  • Adults 69 € per person “skip the line tickets” included.
  • Under 18 years old 44€ per person  “skip the line” tickets included.
  • Under 6 years old free admittance. 

Tour the Vatican by night

Visit of the Vatican Museums after sunset. Each Friday from April 26th through October 25th, the Museums will be open from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm (latest entrance at 9:30 pm). Visitors will be able to tour the following collections: the Pius-Clementine Museum, the Egyptian Museum, the Candelabra, Tapestries and Maps Galleries; Raphael’s Rooms, Borgia Apartment, Collection of Modern Religious Art and the famous Sistine Chapel. Booking online is mandatory. Exit from the galleries begins 30 minutes prior to closing time. Tickets and reservations are not refundable. This is a great opportunity, especially if you shouldn’t have the time to visit the place during the day, and obviously we can combine it with your golf cart tour of Rome! At the end of your golf cart tour, we can drop you off at a nice restaurant just outside the entrance to the place, where you can have a nice dinner before launching yourself into the night exploration of the Vatican. Please notice that St. Peter’s Basilica closes at 6:30 pm, so it’ll not be included in your night visit of the Vatican, therefore the visit of St. Peter’s will have to be arranged differently. We can drop you off there at the end of the golf cart tour of Rome and you can visit St. Peter’s before dinner and the night tour of the Museums and Sistine Chapel. Otherwise you can plan to visit St. Peter’s on a different day. You can tour the place on your own obviously, but we suggest you let us guide you through the place to add value to your visit.

Skip line tickets will be available from April 26th. 

Adults: 35 € per person;
Youngsters under 18 y/o: 23 € per person;
Children up to 6 y/o: free.

 Sedan
3+driver
Minivan
7+driver
Minibus
8+driver
Larger Bus
from 9 seats onwards
Minivan at your disposal for 4hours* € 200 (+ €50 Each additional hour)€ 200 (+ €50 Each additional hour)€ 260 (+ €60 Each additional hour)Please ask quotation

NOTE: *Tour of the Vatican and/or Colosseum Tour inclusive of a minivan at your
disposal for 4hours picking you up at your Hotel and driving you back at the end of the tour.

Vatican dress code

Something you need to be aware of is that there are monitors outside both St. Peter’s and the Vatican Museums, both places have a very strict dress code: no skirts above the knee, no shorts, no bare shoulders (tank tops or sleeveless blouses are banned) and it’s preferable to wear shoes. Better not wear flip-flops, also because they’re not that comfortable on marble floors… You will not be allowed inside the basilica if you are not dressed appropriately. Slacks and jeans, however, are permitted and so are shorts, but below the knee also for men in the months of July and August. If you are out sightseeing in shorts, miniskirts, tank tops, sleeveless blouses, etc., and wish to enter a church, you must be dressed appropriately. Monitor are inside the church and the Sistine as well and they have the right to refuse entrance, and accompany you outside, if in their opinion the visitor is dressed inappropriately. You can get around this carrying long pants and a shirt/blouse with sleeves in a bag or backpack so that when you wish to enter a church, you can slip these garments on over your inappropriate attire before you enter. Strict dress codes are especially adhered to at St. Peter’s, so it’s not even worth trying to enter wearing short skirts, shorts, or sleeveless tops. You will surely be refused entrance. Again, no shorts, or sleeveless tops, but it’s okay to wear jeans. In case you haven’t been foresighted enough to carry additional apparel with you and you happen to be at the Vatican wearing inappropriate clothes you can still buy disposable pants and/or t-shirts and scarves on sale in the souvenir shops just outside St. Peter’s. In addition to all of this, keep in mind that during your visit to the Vatican you’ll be in a sovereign country regulated by it’s own rules, where the laws of Italy or those of your own country do not apply! No smoking anywhere in the Vatican! All of the above does not mean you have to dress up like you were going to a wedding party, you just need to be covered and decent. You might be dressed in rags, but as long as your sinful flesh is covered, you’ll be admitted in! 

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Pricing Chart

PersonsPrice
From 1 to 7220€
From 8 to 15270€
From 16 pax onwardPlease ask quotation
Wheelchair* rental, each30€

NOTE: Assistant for wheelchair pushing not included.

1/3 People 480€
4 people560€
5/7 people610€
From 8 pax onward95€ (per person)
  • Adults 69 € per person “skip the line tickets” included.
  • Under 18 years old 44€ per person  “skip the line” tickets included.
  • Under 6 years old free admittance. 

Skip line tickets will be available from April 26th, price p.p. 40 Euros valid until March 31st.

Skip the line admission p.p. 40€
Reduced admission, under 18 y. o.25€
Children under 6 y.o.Free
Supplement for ear buds for group with more than 5 people.5€ (per person)
 Sedan
3+driver
Minivan
7+driver
Minibus
8+driver
Larger Bus
from 9 seats onwards
Minivan at your disposal for 4hours* € 200 (+ €50 Each additional hour)€ 200 (+ €50 Each additional hour)€ 260 (+ €60 Each additional hour)Please ask quotation

Please be aware that people with permanent disabilities are granted free admission for themselves and a caretaker, but they might be requested to present a statement from a doctor or hospital corroborating the declared disability.
NOTE: *Tour of the Vatican and/or Colosseum Tour inclusive of a minivan at your disposal for 4hours picking you up at your Hotel and driving you back at the end of the tour.

NOTE: We reply to our e-mails almost instantly so, if you don’t get our reply to your e-mail within 48 hours, please check your “spam” folder and/or resend your e-mail to another one of our e-mail addresses and/or call us. For short notice/last minute reservations, please do not just send an e-mail, call our emergency number: +39 337 783 255.

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“Amazing Tour, great food, sights and awesome guides. We had an amazing tour. Small group, but easily accommodated by City Tour Co. The atmosphere was amazing, the weather was perfect, and the sights were beautiful.”
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