Explore the sublime Sistine Chapel, the masterpieces of the Vatican Museums, and the astounding St. Peter’s Basilica! Enjoy the most famous Rome Highlights: Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, and Navona Square. This unique one-day experience starts with the pick-up from your hotel with a private Mercedes! Your expert private guide will make the difference between seeing and falling in love with Rome!

Maximize your time by enjoying a delicious lunch in a selected restaurant included in the price ( Starter, Main course, and water).

Included in “Sistine Chapel and main Rome highlights”

  • Courtesy pick-up from any centrally located hotel/apartment/B&B
  • Driving guided tour of Trevi, Pantheon, Spanish Steps, and Navona
  • Guided visit to Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Lunch in a typical restaurant (starter, main course, and water)
  • Skip the line tickets to the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Professional guide
  • Transfers between one site to the other
  • Drop off back at your hotel, or any central location of your choice
  • COVID 19 safety measures: the face mask is no more mandatory but still recommended in crowded places.

NOTE: the car is not at disposal during the Vatican visit; remember to bring all your belongings with you. Contact us if you need the car at your disposal during the whole tour.

Non incluso:

  • Entrance tickets to the Pantheon (€ 5,00 on-site)

Pick up details

Pick-up time is 8:15 from your centrally located hotel/apartment/B&B. A central location is within a radius of 7 kilometers from the Pantheon. We will pick you up from your ship’s dock and bring you back to the port on time for your departure with a supplement. The tour might start either with the Vatican Tour or the driving tour of the visit to the main highlights of Rome. The Pope may reserve the right to close Sistine Chapel and Basilica without notice. If we cannot plan the tour differently, the guide will explain the sites from the outside. Our agency always does everything possible to reorganize the visit with other times, to allow all guests to enjoy everything described above. It is impossible to bring large backpacks, bags, and large umbrellas inside the sites. Handbags, small backpacks, and foldable umbrellas are allowed. Shoulders and knees must be covered before entering the Basilica and the Sistine Chapel.
On request, it is possible to organize the tour at different times based on the Vatican’s availability.

Vatican Tour & Sistine Chapel

Begin your one day in Rome with a private Vatican Tour! Home to countless Popes, there are few more uplifting sights than this spiritually enrichening setting. Michelangelo’s unmissable Sistine Chapel with its sublime “Last Judgment” might be one, as this masterpiece draws crowds from far and wide.

We select the principal masterpieces for your Vatican exploration despite much on offer. Taking part in this Vatican Tour, you will enjoy a unique collection of mosaics, ancient Greek and Roman sculptures, and the magnificent Raphael Rooms, once the Pope’s official residence.

St. Peter’s Basilica

It is the largest globally and guaranteed to amaze all who visit.  First, admire Michelangelo’s “PietĂ ,” then explore other highlights, including Bernini Baldaquin, before finally setting your gaze on the towering Basilica and its Dome.

Before ending your Vatican Tour, you will enjoy the curved colonnade of the square before a brief sighting of the Pope’s Balcony.

The most famous Rome highlights The Spanish Steps and Trevi Fountain.

Rome is famed for its eclectic array of fountains and squares, areas that the locals enjoy on sweltering days, and among Rome’s favorite places to visit. First, admire the Fontana Della Barcaccia and the Spanish Steps. The Italian name is “Scalinata di TrinitĂ  dei Monti,” from the church on the hill’s top. From here, dive into the back streets, searching for the Trevi Fountain, the largest and most spectacular fountain built at the end of one of the aqueducts to provide water to the urbanites. According to the legend, if tourists toss a coin over their left shoulder into the fountain’s waters, they ensure a return to Rome.

Pantheon (outside)

The final masterpiece among Rome’s most famous places is the Pantheon. Immaculately preserved and seemingly just a few centuries old, it isn’t easy to believe that the structure was finished in AD 128 by Emperor Hadrian. In the square in front – a gathering place for locals – discover a decorative 16th-century fountain beneath the Egyptian obelisk.

Piazza Navona

Finally, on this one day in Rome, we experience one of the city’s most prominent squares. The square is among the famous places to visit in Rome for one primary reason: Bernini’s “Fountain of the Four Rivers.” Built to represent The Nile, The Ganges, The Danube, and Rio de la Plata, the structure now sits amidst the artists who arrive to peddle their wares daily.

Other info of “Sistine Chapel and main Rome highlights” Tour

The Pope may reserve the right to close Sistine Chapel and Basilica without notice. Nevertheless, the Vatican guarantees access to the museums. Our agency always does everything possible to reorganize the visit with other times, to allow all guests to enjoy everything described above. On the contrary, the guide will explain the sites from the outside. It is impossible to bring large backpacks, big bags, and large umbrellas into Museums and archaeological areas. Handbags, small backpacks, and foldable umbrellas are allowed. Your shoulders and knees must be covered before entering the Basilica and the Sistine Chapel.
Remember to bring all your belongings with you after every transfer; cars and drivers might change each time.

Basilica and Sistine Chapel issues

The Vatican Museums visits involve SIGNIFICANT WALKING. Please provide any mobility and wheelchair access requirements. Also, visitors with limited mobility can contact us for special needs, such as wheelchairs or walkers. Please note that the pathway from the Sistine Chapel to St Peter’s Basilica has 50 steps downwards and is not wheelchair accessible. The Roman Forum and Palatine surfaces are uneven, but a considerable portion of the area has wheelchair paths. The tour will continue to the Basilica only if all members of your private group can walk down the stairs. If your private group includes participants with reduced mobility, the tour will end without accessing the Basilica. Also, note that other participants in your group will have to take charge of pushing the wheelchair. However, with the car at your disposal, we can organize the Basilica visit. Furthermore, a car at your disposal could help if the person with limited mobility needs rest. Contact us to organize it.

Special passage from The Sistine Chapel to the Basilica

We suggest avoiding strollers and using a baby sling instead. Like wheelchairs and walkers, strollers are not allowed in the passage from the Sistine Chapel directly to the Basilica ( 50 steps downward ). Your private tour will end without the Basilica visit. The car at your disposal helps us organize the Basilica visit.

SUNDAY (and religious holidays) SPECIAL, when the Vatican is closed. With your guide, and your driver you will explore St. Peter’s Square, Castel Sant’ Angelo area, the Tiber Island, and other main Rome highlights like the Capitoline hill; from its top, you enjoy spectacular views over the Forum!

Duration: 6 Hours Lunch included


Price: Varies according to the number of participants


Days of Operation: Every day except Sunday and Religious Holidays


Pick up Time: 8:15 am from the hotel


Visita guidata ai Musei Vaticani

Sistine Chapel Ceiling

Visita guidata ai Musei Vaticani

Trevi Fountain

Fontana di Trevi

Spanish Steps

Visita guidata al Pantheon

St. Peter’s Square

Visita guidata al Pantheon

Pantheon

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Which are the main Rome highlights? Difficult choice, but not impossible. Have you visited the Colosseum already? Book this tour to see the other Rome must-sees. If not check our WOW TOUR. Both include the Trevi Fountain,the jewel where Fellini decided to shoot the famous scene of his film“ La dolce vita,” with Marcello Mastroianni and Anita Ekberg. After seeing a photo of the beautiful Miss Sweden taken by a paparazzo, the film director had the idea for the film. She was bathing in this fountain, but it was January and very cold when they shot the scene. Moving around with a private driver will optimize your time, and a knowledgeable private guide can make the difference in your Roman Holiday!

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Let us show you the capital of Italy and the Roman Empire. Enjoy the best possible Rome experience. Have fun and bring home unforgettable memories strolling by the world-famous fountains and squares of Rome. We tailor-make each holiday to your specific requirements: discovering the hidden scenery of the eternal city will be a great adventure.

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