Vatican Tour – Small Group
Explore the highlights and hidden gems of the Vatican. Comfortably.
Our Small Group Vatican Tour lets you explore the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica in a truly personal way, with a top-rated guide.
You’ll wander through one of the world’s largest art collections on a pleasant 3 hour journey, while discovering all the secrets about the favored artists of Renaissance and Baroque Popes.
Raphael, Perugino, Botticelli and Pinturicchio are just some of the finest Italian painters you’ll meet on your tour between the halls of the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel, where you’ll finally admire the breathtaking Giudizio Universale by Michelangelo.
You will then enter the magnificent Basilica of Saint Peter, where your guide will share the secrets behind the Burial of Saint Peter, Bernini’s Baldachin and Michelangelo’s Pietà.
Leaving the Church, gripped by all this beauty, you’ll be welcomed in Saint Peter’s Square by stunning statues of the Apostles, Saints and Martires dominating the façade of the basilica and Bernini’s Colonnato.
Are you ready for all of this beauty? Reserve your spot and get on board then!
Entrance to the Vatican Museum
Gallery of the Candelabra
Gallery of the Tapestries
Gallery of the Maps
St. Peter’s Basilica
The Vatican Museums (further details at the booking)
ADULT (18+): € 90
STUDENT (18-25): € 80
KID (6-17): € 70
CHILD (0-5): free
DURATION: 3 hours
OPERATING DAYS: Mon| Tue | Wed | Thu | Fri | Sat
START TIME: 8.30 am | 2.00 pm
St. Peter’s Basilica is an active church and can be closed unexpectedly for liturgical ceremonies or unforeseen circumstances. If closed, the time inside the Vatican Museums will be extended;
Entry to the Vatican Museums and St. Peter’s Basilica is permitted only to appropriately dressed visitors (low cut or sleeveless clothing, shorts, miniskirts and hats are not allowed). Large bags, umbrellas and other items are not allowed. For further info have a look at the Vatican Museums’ Official Website;
Our pre-booked tickets will let you skip entrance line. Security checks however cannot be avoided.
What they say about us
Alessandra was our guide, and she was absolutely wonderful. Knowledgeable, sweet, very funny. I would give her 6 out of 5 stars!! Not only was the tour and sites wonderful,... read more
December 11, 2018
We had tours with Sylvia, Alessandra and Marie Terese who were all very knowledgeable, welcoming and friendly. They were very conscious of our six year old and made every effort... read more
January 3, 2020
Very good expérience with Saloua and Valentina, our guides for 3 days. Vatican, Colisée. Very good pastas, pizza
April 24, 2022
We booked three tours with You Local Rome - 1) Ancient Rome and the Colosseum with Alessandra, 2) Pompeii and the Amalfi Coast with two expert drivers and Pompeii tour... read more
July 22, 2019