HIDDEN VATICAN MUSEUMS:
PRIVATE NICCOLINE CHAPEL, BRAMANTE STAIRCASE & CABINET OF MASKS
Discover masterpieces of the Vatican collections with an expert guide bringing the paintings and statues to life.
You will skip the line and enter the Vatican Museums with a special ticket, enabling you to appreciate some of the Secret Rooms, usually closed to the public, such as Bramante Staircase, Niccoline Chapel, Cabinet of Masks, followed by the Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's Basilica and its breathtaking St. Peter's Square.
This private tour will take you directly to the heart of the Roman Catholic Religion: The Vatican City.
Your private guide will take you inside the Museums and she will have special access to some rooms generally closed to the public, such as Bramante Staircase, Niccoline Chapel and Cabinet of Masks.
This would be an exclusive experience just for you!
You will explore St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and the incredible Secret Rooms of the Vatican!
You'll visit the world-famous Vatican Museum, where an exceptional collection of artwork from every era is on display. Over one thousand rooms and galleries contain thousands of amazing treasures collected by the Popes throughout the centuries. You will have time to see a portion of the best pieces of work.
You will skip the lines to the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel, highlighted by Michelangelo's masterpieces, the impressive frescoes, including the "Last Judgment".
Then you will take a special route to avoid the long line outside St. Peter's Basilica and you will get into the largest Church in the world with your guide.
Among the many fine pieces of art and mosaics on display are Michelangelo's "Pieta" and the beautifully carved Bernini Pulpit.
11 am / 2 pm
This is a private guided tour. You will stay with a private certified guide.
VIP SKIP THE LINE TICKETS INCLUDED FOR
VATICAN MUSEUMS AND ST. PETER'S BASILICA PLUS SPECIAL ACCESS TO SECRET ROOMS
You will have the privilege to enter some of the secret rooms normally closed to the general public, the real hidden gems of this tour:
Cabinet of the Masks*
You will visit:
- Vatican Museums
Pinecone Courtyard / Pius Clementine Museum / Secret Rooms / Hall of Animals / Cabinet of Masks / Galleries / Sistine Chapel
- St. Peter's Basilica
- St. Peter Square
Before you go:
Please note that Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel are closed on SUNDAY.
Please be aware that on WEDNESDAY St. Peter's Basilica may be unavailable due to the weekly Papal Audiences. During the Audience, the access to St. Peter's Basilica is closed until 1 pm and on rare occasions, St. Peter's Basilica closes WITHOUT NOTICE.
If this happens, you will still have plenty of time to wander around Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel.
Dress code is required to enter the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica: Low cut or sleeveless clothing, shorts, miniskirts, and hats are not allowed. Only small bags/backpacks are permitted.
It is strictly forbidden to take photographs in the Sistine Chapel.
Everywhere else it is possible to take photographs with no flash.
Long items such as large umbrellas, camera stands, and tripods, walking sticks (unless for disabled persons) are not allowed and are to be left at cloakrooms.
Food and drinks are not allowed to be taken inside the museums, with the exception of water.
St. Peter's Basilica might close for last minute Ceremonies or Mass.