Private Experience: Secrets of the Vatican

3 hr

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Private Tour

On this tour of the home of the Catholic Church, you will have the opportunity to visit the important landmarks with major significance to Catholics. Hear about the tumultuous history of the Church and the colourful popes who reside behind these sturdy walls. 

  • Explore the Vatican Museums - home to many of the world's most treasured artistic masterpieces.
  • Skip the line with your family and be mesmerized by Michelangelo’s two great frescoes at the ...
On this tour of the home of the Catholic Church, you will have the opportunity to visit the important landmarks with major significance to Catholics. Hear about the tumultuous history of the Church and the colourful popes who reside behind these sturdy walls. 

  • Explore the Vatican Museums - home to many of the world's most treasured artistic masterpieces.
  • Skip the line with your family and be mesmerized by Michelangelo’s two great frescoes at the Sistine Chapel – The Creation and the Last Supper.
  • Step foot in the largest and most important Catholic Church in the world – St. Peter’s Basilica.

Vatican City is considered the centre of the Roman Catholic Church and is undoubtedly one of the most historically and culturally-rich cities in the world. As the world’s smallest independent state, situated in the centre of Rome, Vatican City is home to the Swiss Guards – tasked with protecting the Pope; St. Peter’s Basilica – the centre of the Catholic world; St. Peter’s Square – a large plaza situated in front of St. Peter’s Basilica; Sistine Chapel – the official residence of the Pope; and Vatican Museums – home to paintings and sculptures collected by the Popes for hundreds of years. 


Tour duration
3 hours

Type of tour
Walking tour – no transport costs are included. Your guide will help you get around on the day.

Tickets included
  • Skip-the-line entrance tickets to the Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's Basilica and the Vatican Museums.

Other inclusions
  • Plenty of time to take photos of your favourite places.
  • Gratuities optional
    Customisable - simply ask us

Suitable for
Family, Friends, Arty Farty, History Buffs

Attractions along this route:

Vatican Museums
A jaw-dropping Papal collection of art and artefacts.

Sistine Chapel
The jewel in the Vatican's crown, adorned with a stunning fresco by Michelangelo.

St. Peter's Basilica
The most important church in the Catholic world, and without doubt the most impressive.
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Cancellation Policy

You can cancel for a full refund up to 48 hours before the start of your experience. If you do not show up for the experience or fail to cancel at least 48 hours in advance, you will not receive a refund.