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+): € 110
YOUTH (13-17): € 85
CHILD (4-12): € 75
INFANT (0-3): 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 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 let you skip entrance lines. Security checks can not be avoided and can lead to some queues in high season
Not wheelchair accessible
Travelers should have a good physical fitness level
What they say about us
I booked a private tour to Vatican Museums through YouLocal and I was very satisfied with the professional organization of the tour and the guide itself! The tour intself was... read more
December 29, 2019
Simone was our guide. He took us to local spots an explained about differences between different Italian dishes and where they come from. While walking he also explained a bit... read more
October 13, 2020
Maria Teresa was excellent. Lovely demeanor. Not rushed. Articulate. And so knowledgeable! We enjoyed our personal history lesson!
July 27, 2019