A Private Tour of the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel
Our Family Vatican Tours offer you the opportunity to take a Private Vatican Tour at a reduced rate, with set times and itineraries and no hourly fees we are able to provide Private Tours of the Vatican for not much more than many other companies charge for a regular Vatican tour.
Originally designed for families this option is great for those who want to see the Vatican by themselves with their own guide. So whether you are a couple, traveling with a few friends or with your family this option is a great way to see the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel.
The Vatican is the second smallest sovereign state in the world and is located within the heart of the city of Rome. Comprising of just less than 44 hectares of land it is seat of the Roman Catholic Church as well and home to the Pope.
Founded over 500 years ago, the Vatican museums are a labyrinth of galleries and palaces located within the grounds of the Vatican and home to some of the best examples of Renaissance art in the world. This rare collection, built up by the popes over centuries first opened its doors to the public in 1929 and since then has become one of the most visited museums in Europe. With over 18 individual collections making up the larger one, the Vatican museums today stand as a testimony to the city’s colorful past, as well as the cardinal role the church played in the development of art in Italy
Explore the beauty of Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel with your own private tour.
Our Family Vatican Tour has been designed to provide you with an exclusive look into this fascinating menagerie of papal treasures with just the right blend of art, architecture and history. Covering everything from Grecian and Roman sculpture to Flemish tapestry making and of course Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel. Our Vatican guides will explain the history of the church, the development of art through the ages and the people behind some of the most acclaimed artworks in existence.
So if you are looking for a fun yet educational insight into the Vatican City State then this tour is the one for you. Our Family Vatican Tour will take you back to a time when Christianity was still outlawed. We’ll explain the origins of the church, the role of Simon Cephas and how a pagan Emperor became the catalyst for a religious movement that today has over 1 billion followers worldwide. In this Private Vatican Tour we’ll unravel the mystery behind this tiny sovereign state explaining its secretes, as we take you on a walk through this impressive art collection. You’ll also hear how the museums came into existence, why the church disapproved of Caravaggio and how a sculptor from Florence was tricked into painting the world’s most famous ceiling.
|Group size||1 - 4 people*|
|Time||10AM and 2PM|
*Please note - This price does not include admission costs which will increase below depending on the number of people. Rates for this option are also fixed at 1 - 4 people per tour so for every additional person it will add 40 euro to the tour cost.
So if you want a Private Vatican Tour for a reasonable price then why not try one of our Family Vatican Tours.