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V.I.P. Small Group Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel Tour provided by Maya Tours

V.I.P. Small Group Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel Tour

V.I.P. Small Group Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel Tour
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About
This intimate group experience, covering the best of the Vatican’s art collection with a specialist guide, is designed for those who want to go beyond the surface and prefer a more personalised tour option. The Vatican Museum is the second most visited in Europe, after the Louvre in Paris. Boasting over 4 miles of Art, and a whopping 20,000 works on display, the Vatican Museums make up an impressive assemblage. The Sistine Chapel is an impressive sanctuary boasts works by master painters like Michelangelo.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English, Italian, French, Spanish
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English, Italian, French, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 7356P16
Call 0061 (87) 2285 255
Important information
Inclusions
  • Professional art historian guide
  • A V.I.P. Group Experience
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly (if more than 10 pax)
  • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
  • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Duration
3h
Departure details
  • Via Germanico, 16, 00192 Roma RM, Italy Maya Tours in Via Germanico 16 - (almost at the corner of Via Leone IV) This tour starts from our office. Please make sure that you check in at least 15 min. prior departure time.
  • St. Peter's Basilica, Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Città del Vaticano, Vatican City The tour guide will leave you at the priority entrance to St. Peter's Basilica. In the event of a closure, you will be left in St. Peter's Square
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Ticket includes: The Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel
  • The tour reservations have strict timing. To join the tour, you are required to be at the meeting point for check-in at least 15 minutes prior to your tour departure time.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • If you arrive late for the meeting time, it will not be possible to join the group or reschedule, unless you pay for the activity again. As per "No Show" rules you will not be entitled to a refund.
  • Knees & Shoulders MUST be covered for both men & women to enter the Sistine Chapel!
  • Please note that on the day of your visit certain areas of the monument/attraction can be closed due to either religious events or national holidays.
  • Please be advised capacity regulations and security may delay the tour departure this could also influence the smooth running of the tour especially on national holidays and events.
  • Cancellations, changes or issues due to weather, security and events held by the monument are beyond our control and are directly decided by their administration team. These issues will be reviewed by us and dealt with on an individual basis but are the responsibility of the monument.
  • All visitors must pass through the monument/attraction security check please allow at least 20 minutes to clear security.
  • The exact timings and reservations can vary, dependent on the monument/attraction’s administration offices availability and decisions on the booking day and can be subject to last minute changes. Departure time can differ up to 20 minutes from your selected time.
  • Please be aware that large bags/backpacks/suitcases are not permitted in the monument/ attraction. Only very small bags are allowed. Please do not bring these items with you on the day of your tour as there are no cloakrooms at the monument.
  • Students booking a reduced ticket must have a photo ID; you must bring a photo ID to be allowed into the monument.
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Inclusions
  • Professional art historian guide
  • A V.I.P. Group Experience
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly (if more than 10 pax)
  • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
  • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Departure details
  • Via Germanico, 16, 00192 Roma RM, Italy Maya Tours in Via Germanico 16 - (almost at the corner of Via Leone IV) This tour starts from our office. Please make sure that you check in at least 15 min. prior departure time.
  • St. Peter's Basilica, Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Città del Vaticano, Vatican City The tour guide will leave you at the priority entrance to St. Peter's Basilica. In the event of a closure, you will be left in St. Peter's Square
Duration
3h
Return details
  • St. Peter's Basilica, Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Città del Vaticano, Vatican City The tour guide will leave you at the priority entrance to St. Peter's Basilica. In the event of a closure, you will be left in St. Peter's Square
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Ticket includes: The Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel
  • The tour reservations have strict timing. To join the tour, you are required to be at the meeting point for check-in at least 15 minutes prior to your tour departure time.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • If you arrive late for the meeting time, it will not be possible to join the group or reschedule, unless you pay for the activity again. As per "No Show" rules you will not be entitled to a refund.
  • Knees & Shoulders MUST be covered for both men & women to enter the Sistine Chapel!
  • Please note that on the day of your visit certain areas of the monument/attraction can be closed due to either religious events or national holidays.
  • Please be advised capacity regulations and security may delay the tour departure this could also influence the smooth running of the tour especially on national holidays and events.
  • Cancellations, changes or issues due to weather, security and events held by the monument are beyond our control and are directly decided by their administration team. These issues will be reviewed by us and dealt with on an individual basis but are the responsibility of the monument.
  • All visitors must pass through the monument/attraction security check please allow at least 20 minutes to clear security.
  • The exact timings and reservations can vary, dependent on the monument/attraction’s administration offices availability and decisions on the booking day and can be subject to last minute changes. Departure time can differ up to 20 minutes from your selected time.
  • Please be aware that large bags/backpacks/suitcases are not permitted in the monument/ attraction. Only very small bags are allowed. Please do not bring these items with you on the day of your tour as there are no cloakrooms at the monument.
  • Students booking a reduced ticket must have a photo ID; you must bring a photo ID to be allowed into the monument.
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
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Carmina M
1 contribution
Interesting and fascinating experience
Oct. 2021 • Couples
Very fascinating line story, great experience. Vatican was more interesting when listening to our guide Marco Tritto.
Written 25 October 2021
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Alex L
1 contribution
Excellent
Oct. 2021 • Couples
Tour was comprehensive. Marco is a very knowledgeable guide , &overall a very pleasant experience . Exceeded expectations.
Written 25 October 2021
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E A
1 contribution
EXCELLENT
Oct. 2021 • Couples
Marco was amazing, very knowledgeable. I can not imagine a visit to the Vatican museums without the tour.
Written 23 October 2021
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Sam S
New York City, NY5 contributions
Great tour!
Sep. 2021 • Couples
Marco was a great guide. Very friendly and informative! We learned quite a bit of interesting facts plus recommendations to see more in Rome and other parts of Italy. Highly recommend!
Written 29 September 2021
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Camille B
New York City, NY9 contributions
Amazing tour, you won’t regret!
An amazing experience! Marco was our tour guide, he is very knowledgeable and patient. He answered all of our questions. I am so appreciative to this your. I accidentally booked the wrong tour and they assisted me and let me go on the correct one. I Will remember this day. Thank you again Marco!
Written 27 September 2021
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Venecia H
1 contribution
Excellent
Sep. 2021 • Solo
Excellent service and guided tour by Marco!!!! Really enjoyed it. He was super friendly and provided excellent recommendations
Written 27 September 2021
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Lisa R
1 contribution
Best tour in Rome!
We really liked the tour with Marco. Very interesting and overall a really pleasant experience. All questions were answered and we had the most interesting conversations, Loved it!
Written 24 September 2021
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Mark D
1 contribution
Excellent tour with Marco
Marco was a wonderful guide. I had my own private tour as there wasn’t anyone else signed up for the group tour in English :) I would recommend.
Written 23 September 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Nikitas
Kalymnos, Greece2 contributions
Wonderful
Sep. 2021 • Couples
Marco was an excellent guide and story teller!With deep knowledge for the Greek Roman history and the Vatican Museum!
I cannot imagine the tour without Marcos as a Guide!
Written 21 September 2021
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Bianca
1 contribution
Amazing guided tour
Sep. 2021 • Couples
The tour was amazing! The guide Marco did an amazing job at keeping the tour interesting with a lot of great information! I would definitely recommend the guided tour!!
Written 21 September 2021
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Vatican tour with Marco.
This afternoon we had a wonderful tour with Marco of the Vatican museum. He was so passionate and informative, we h
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Great experience with a dedicated guide!
We loved our tour with Marco! He was such a surprise, since we didn’t have too many expectations. A very pleasant
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Fabulous Vatican Tour with Maya Tours and Gabriel
We had a fabulous guide - Gabriel Lombardo. He was so knowledgeable and kind. No lines, no crowds and could answer
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Marco was very nice and professional. A great experience and a lot of learnings! I recommend this tour guide 100% f
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Excellent! Would recommend
We had a great tour with Marco! 100% worth it and would recommend for anyone who wants an in depth tour (while stil
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Amazing family tour
Debora is a sensational guide, so knowledgeable, passionate and inclusive. What a stunning place to visit. Thank
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Fantastic tour with a really insightful guide
The tour was excellent value for money and Deborah was incredibly warm, funny and insightful. Would recommend this
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Great experience
Debra gave us a great tour with lots of wonderful information. She is extremely passionate about the art and gives
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Small group tour worth it!
We loved our tour with Marco! We weren’t sure what the Vatican would be like to visit during COVID and this small g
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Amazing tour guide
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