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Private Vatican Highlights Skip-the-Line Tour plus a Taste of Rome

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icon4 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English and 6 more

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
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Overview

Combine art, architecture, and Roman cuisine on a private tour of the Vatican Museums and Campo de’ Fiori, a historic, open-air market. You’ll have skip-the-line tickets and a personal guide as you explore art galleries, the Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter’s Basilica, with plenty of time to see the things that interest you most. At Campo de’ Fiori, taste your way through a selection of market-fresh treats including pizza, cheeses, and oils. Your tour includes entrance fees and tastings, and can accommodate your group of up to six people.
  • Vatican Museums and market tour
  • Skip the line access to the Vatican
  • See the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica
  • Walk across St. Peter's Square
  • Visit a vibrant, open-air market
  • Taste Roman foods with a local guide
  • Private tour for a personal experience
Food tasting (pizza bread, cold-cuts, cheese, oils, vinegars, and gelato/pastries)
Professional guide for 4.5 hours
Guaranteed to skip the long lines
Private tour
Gratuities
Taxi to Campo de' Fiori market (approx. 10 Euros)
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

Via Vespasiano, 28, 00192 Roma RM, Italy

Departure Time

8:30 AM

Return Details

Piazza Campo de' Fiori, 00186 Roma RM, Italy
Meet a guide at the Vatican Museums, where you’ll skip the line and enter the museum before the doors open to the general public. With a private group, you’ll have the flexibility to go straight to the highlights of the Vatican, ask questions, and learn about the fascinating history of Vatican City.

You’ll pass through galleries of art, sculptures, and other artifacts on your way to the magnificent Sistine Chapel, where Michelangelo’s vivid frescoes cover the high walls and arched ceiling. Enter St. Peter’s Basilica through an interior passageway, then see the design and art that's housed in the remarkable Catholic shrine. From St. Peter’s Basilica, cross St. Peter’s Square, an enormous plaza designed by Bernini, with an Egyptian obelisk at the center.

Grab a taxi for the short trip to Campo de’ Fiori (own expense), where your local guide knows all the best things to try. Taste your way through some classic Roman foods, including crispy pizza bread, cold-cuts, cheeses, oils, and vinegar, learning about Roman food traditions as you walk. This tour concludes at the Campo de’ Fiori, close to attractions and public transport in central Rome.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Vatican Museums
You will meet your private guide at the Vatican Museums entrance at 8:30am. From here, you will enter with skip-the-line tickets, before the opening to the general public at 9am. Your expert guide will accompany you though the many galleries, engaging you with fascinating insights into the rich artworks housed inside
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Sistine Chapel
You will be left speechless when you reach the masterpiece of the Vatican - Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Basilica
From the Sistine Chapel you will be able to enter St Peter’s Basilica through a special reserved skip-the-line passageway.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Campo de' Fiori
After you have exited St Peter’s Basilica through the world-famous St Peter’s Square, you and your guide will hop into a taxi for a short ride to Campo de' Fiori. Every morning, Campo de' Fiori hosts one of Rome’s very best food markets.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
Rome Private Guides
Enjoy the city with Rome Private Guides, TripAdvisor Experience partner.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved, not suitable for those with limited mobility
  • Photography is allowed, except in the Sistine Chapel
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • St Peter's Basilica is a church and the Vatican can choose to close it without warning for religious functions. If this occurs you will spend longer with your guide in the Vatican Museums.
  • If you arrive late you might loose the entrance at the Vatican Museums
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Please note: the Vatican tour on wheelchair will take more time than the usual, so please contact us in order to create a customized itinerary for you
  • Please note: in some areas the stroller must be carried by yourself in your arms, due to architectural restrictions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Please note that, for disabled visitors with certified invalidity of more than 74%, the Vatican Museums offers free entry that is extended to a companion for visitors who are not self-sufficient. To benefit from this, make sure you mention it at the time of booking so that our staff may handle your request.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.

If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Private Vatican Highlights Skip-the-Line Tour plus a Taste of Rome?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Private Vatican Highlights Skip-the-Line Tour plus a Taste of Rome.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Private Vatican Highlights Skip-the-Line Tour plus a Taste of Rome?
A:
The policy on sanitization is:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
See all safety measures taken by Private Vatican Highlights Skip-the-Line Tour plus a Taste of Rome.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Private Vatican Highlights Skip-the-Line Tour plus a Taste of Rome?
A:
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Private Vatican Highlights Skip-the-Line Tour plus a Taste of Rome.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Private Vatican Highlights Skip-the-Line Tour plus a Taste of Rome?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Private Vatican Highlights Skip-the-Line Tour plus a Taste of Rome.

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