Vatican Gardens and Sistine Chapel Skip-the-Line Private Tour

Private & Custom Tours in Rome

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Explore Vatican Gardens and Sistine Chapel for 3.5-hours with a highly esteemed guide skipping the upper Galleries with hotel pickup included. Admire irreplaceable artwork in the Pope’s Gardens as you walk through the meandering pathways to witness the fountains, colorful flowers and Renaissance architecture. For a more personalized experience, access the breathtaking Sistine Chapel through a secret path, with a traveler limit of 10 people. Be stunned by the frescoes painted by Michelangelo and the amazing team of Italian Renaissance Artists. A shortcut will lead you to St. Peter's Basilica, where you will be able to see the statue of La Pietà and the great Baldacchino by Bernini.
Your journey beings with pickup from your hotel or preferred accommodation within Rome's City Center. Visit the Vatican Gardens and reach the Sistine Chapel through a private access that allows you to avoid the crowds and congestion. Explore invaluable artwork In the Pope’s gardens. Immerse yourself into the colorful pathways which are complemented by alluring flowers and Renaissance architecture. Gaze at the giant Labyrinth, adorned by Lebanese Cedars catching all the details and hidden treasures within.  Continue your private tour with an explanation of Michelangelo’s masterpiece built by Pope Sixtus IV as the center of Christendom, unveiling the artist’s secret meaning behind the artwork. End your tour by accessing St. Peter’s Basilica to witness the statue of La Pietà. You will also be able to see great Bernini’s Baldacchino.

What’s included

  • Skip-the-line Tickets
  • Special access to the Sistine Chapel from the Vatican Gardens
  • Private Walking Tour through the Vatican Gardens
  • Professional Licensed Blue Badge Tour Guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off via Uber/Taxi (Centrally located only - within Aurelian Walls)

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (recommended)


  • Hotel pickup included
  • Led by a Blue Badge guide
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • Skip the line