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 | 3.00 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
Amazing tour, our guide Maria Teresa kept it really interesting, was super friendly and even gave us some restaurant recommendations. Couldn’t recommend her enough!
We loved our tour with Alessandra!! It was a private tour. She was great, very knowledgeable and friendly. I would recommend. Aline & ANDREA
I have to say this was one of the bests tours I’ve ever done! Valentina was amazing, so knowledgable and interesting, it was brilliant
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
Thank you for a great private tour of the Vatican! Giulia was a wonderful guide. We hope to be back in Rome soon!!
Two months ago as we celebrated our 37th anniversary, we decided to have our next honeymoon, 12th prime number, in Rome. We wanted an authentic Roman experience. No palaces next... read more
Maria Teresa was excellent. Lovely demeanor. Not rushed. Articulate. And so knowledgeable! We enjoyed our personal history lesson!
A returning fan and loyal client of this company, it was our first time using them for a food tour. And disappointed, WE WERE NOT! WOW! Great knowledge of... read more
This was yet another fabulous tour through You Local. I booked the small group tour (6-8 people) and we were the only two on the tour...basically a private tour... read more
We had the most amazing experience with Luigi! He knows everything about everything!!!!! Highly recommend!!! Thank you Local Rome
We loved the food tour. Giulio took us to place that were really amazing!! He really knows the city and the food well. Highly recommend
My family and I purchased the private tour (just the 4 of us) and we were given Jessica as our tour guide. We arrived at the meeting location and Jessica... read more
Amazing guided tour of Colosseo and Vatican with the exeptional description of all the details from the history that we were really exited to hear. Again thank you.we really enjoyed... read more
We had an amazing experience with You Local! Andrea set our tour up for us and did an amazing job. Very easy to communicate with and very accommodating to our... read more
Our family did the Gladiator For A Day program with 3 kids and had the absolute best day! A must-do!
This was the highlight of our stay in Rome!
We decided to book a night tour of the Vatican Museum to avoid the tourist crowds and enjoy the special... read more