Early Entrance Vatican Private Tour with Cabinet of the Masks

Cultural & Theme Tours in Italy

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Your 3.5-hour tour offers a once in a lifetime experience to enter the Vatican Museums ahead of the opening to the general public. Visit the highlights of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica without the crowds. The climax of your tour is an exclusive visit to the Cabinet of Masks, an area of the Vatican Museums usually closed to the general public. If you are a family with kids let us know and we will assign you a child-friendly guide. Your tour begins and ends in the area of the Vatican.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Vatican Museums, Vatican City, LazioYour tour will starts at the entrance of Vatican Museums Galleries where you will meet your private guide. The first stop of your private guided tour will be The Vatican Museums, where you will admire several very famous painting and statues such as LaocoonDuration: 2 hoursStop At: Vatican Museums, Vatican City, LazioYou will enter to the Cabinet of the Masks, one of the most famous part of the vatican Museums. Its name is due to the mosaic you can see in the center of the room. Most part of ther mosaic comes from Hadrinan's Villa at Tivoli.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Sistine Chapel, Vatican City, LazioYou will then approach to the most fanous room of the whole museum: Sistine Chapel: Here you can admire the frescoes of Michelangelo, including the Last Judgement and Creation of the World.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City, LazioFinally your tour will lead you to the main church of Rome: St. Peter's Basilica. here you can see several very important artworks, such as Pieta of Michelangelo and Bernini's artwork and Papal tombs in the upper BasilicaDuration: 30 minutes

What’s included

  • Professional guide for 3.5 hours
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Private tour
  • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
  • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
  • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
  • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
  • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Basilica
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off


  • Skip the line
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience