Few cities in the world boast such a treasure trove of historical landmarks as Rome. For nearly 3,000 years, this iconic Italian capital has been a globally influential center of art, architecture and culture. Vatican City is the headquarters of the Roman Catholic Church. Therefore, it’s no surprise that Rome is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world.
The city is full of monuments and other places of interest, so much so that it can be a bit overwhelming when planning a visit. One solution is to take a private tour that allows you to see many sights in a short period of time, with the help of an experienced guide who makes the experience Even more special. Here are our picks for the 5 best private tours you can book in Rome and the Vatican.
A 3-hour tour of San Angelo Castle and St. Petersburg.PETER’S BASILICA
From Euro177.29 per person
This private guided tour invites you to explore two of Rome’s most historic landmarks, while learning their rich backstories. Accompanied by an experienced and knowledgeable guide, you will explore the magnificent scope of the Castel Sant’Angelo and the iconic St. Peter’s Cathedral. Stroll through the castle’s labyrinthine corridors and marvel at the unparalleled opulence and spectacular artwork of the famous cathedral. Tour price includes all entrance fees, access to the jumpers at St. Angelo’s Castle, and an audio tour of St. Peter’s Basilica.
Early birds Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel.
From €86.84 per person.
A great way to avoid the crowds is to take this semi-private morning tour that gets you into the legendary before official opening time! Vatican Museums. Discover the famous Raphael Room, the Gallery of Tapestries and countless other historical treasures of the Vatican. Meanwhile, you’ll be accompanied by an English-speaking guide who will tell you fascinating facts and stories about these sites and their lavish collections.
Skip the line: private tour of the Vatican Museums
From Euro177.40 per person
Another way to skip the notoriously long lines at the Vatican is to take this private tour, which offers privileged access to the museums. With a licensed guide, you’ll be able to see the best of the Vatican Museums, including Michelangelo’s world-famous masterpiece, the Sistine churches without spending hours in line. During your visit, you can ask your guide questions and he will be happy to help you learn more about the world-famous attractions in the area. The understanding.
Private tours for children at the Vatican
From 92 euros per person
If you want to introduce your children to the wonders of the Vatican, this 3-hour private tour is a popular choice. Designed for families with young children, you and your kids will be able to explore St. Peter’s Basilica and the Vatican Museums at your own pace. Useful visual aids bring these attractions to life in an engaging and informative way. We offer queue-free entry to ensure your child is not frustrated by the long queues. Your guide will also be on hand to tell stories and facts to your children. Hotel transfers are included in the price.
A private tour of the Vatican after hours
From €434.90 per person.
Wait for the crowds to disperse and then explore the Vatican on this exclusive 3-hour private night tour. You’ll wander through the Pope’s Palace, the Greek statue of Lacombe, Raphael’s Rooms and the Sistine Chapel are among the main attractions. At the end of the tour, you can stroll to St. Peter’s Square, where you can enjoy a rare view of an empty square. Excursions take place only once a week on Friday evenings.