Marta met us at our hotel at 7 am for our visit to the Vatican and Sistine Chapel. When we arrived at the Vatican she asked us if we had eaten and we said no so she took us to a place for coffee and...More
The Vatican Museums contain one of the world’s most important art collections, and draw crowds to match. But on this private tour, you’ll have special access before the venue opens to the public. Linger in the Sistine Chapel, take in the many masterpieces, and learn all about the Vatican’s history from your guide. Then, you’ll have priority entrance to St. Peter’s Basilica next door, without having to wait in line.
Don’t worry about finding your own way through Rome’s bustling streets: this private tour begins when your guide picks you up directly from your local accommodation. Make your way to the Vatican Museums, where you’ll have the rare opportunity to enter before the landmark is open to the general public.
With time on your side, learn about the many masterpieces on display, as well as the Vatican’s history, from your private guide. See the Sistine Chapel in all its splendor without navigating the crowds, and view other artworks by Raphael, Caravaggio, and Da Vinci. You’ll also visit the Belvedere Courtyard, Gallery of Tapestries, and Gallery of Maps.
Next, enjoy skip-the-line privileges when you head directly from the galleries to St. Peter’s Basilica next door, without having to go through the main entrance. Your guide will point out highlights within this landmark—the largest church in the world—and fill you in on its history.
The tour ends when you’re dropped off directly at your accommodation.
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Rosalba was a fantastic guide, greeting us at our hotel and quickly getting us over to the Vatican City. She explained the process of getting in and skipping the lines and was fantastic with her storytelling - the right blend of both historic details and...More
Buongiorno. It was certainly a pleasure to have you with me on this tour! I am happy that I got the right balance of fun and history for you. See you again, Rosalba
This tour was beyond my expectations! Our guide, Linda was friendly, personable, & above all very knowledgeable in the history not only of the Vatican but of Italy and Europe. It was great to be able to enter an hour before the general public thereby...More
Ciao! Grazie for having toured with me, and for the compliments! I am glad everything worked out and you enjoyed yourselves. A presto, Linda
With hotel pickup and knowledgeable tour guides, our tours with Eyes of Rome were phenomenal. If you enjoy history or want someone to bring the buildings and architecture to life. Then eyes of Rome is for you. Our tour guide Rosalba was phenomenal. knew everything...More
Grazie a voi! My tours are nothing without the kind guests (yourselves) who visit and ask lots of great questions! I'm so happy to hear you enjoyed our time together- I did too! Do come again and see me and Rome, Rosalba
We had a fantastic time with Elisa during our Vatican tour. She was very insightful and was very educated on all the art and history. She is very kind and outgoing! My husband and I highly recommend this tour!
Ciao! I had a nice time with you as well. Thanks so much for the kind recommendation, and I hope to see you again! Sincerely, Elisa