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Viator VIP: Sistine Chapel Private Viewing and Small-Group Tour of the Vatican's Secret Rooms

Viator VIP: Sistine Chapel Private Viewing and Small-Group Tour of the Vatican's Secret Rooms - Lazio, Italy
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Duration: 3 hours
Location: Lazio, Italy

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$412.25

See the Vatican like a VIP with a once-in-a-lifetime private Sistine Chapel viewing and tour of the Vatican Museum’s secret rooms. The small-group tour gives unprecedented access to rooms that are usually off-limits to the public ... More info ›

See the Vatican like a VIP with a once-in-a-lifetime private Sistine Chapel viewing and tour of the Vatican Museum’s secret rooms. The small-group tour gives unprecedented access to rooms that are usually off-limits to the public. Skip all the lines to see secret spots like the Room of Gold plus classic sites like Raphael’s Rooms, and end with a Sistine Chapel after-hours visit — just for your group of 15 people. It’s a great way to see Michelangelo’s “The Creation of Adam” fresco minus the crowds and earn bragging rights for life.

Skip-the-line Vatican tours are so popular, even the priority lines are long! But this exclusive VIP tour includes access through a reserved entranceway, ensuring that you will not wait in any long lines. Spend three hours here on a small-group tour, accompanied by a Vatican guard to unlock doors to secret rooms. You’ll discover the Vatican as only VIPs like presidents and royal families usually do.
Due to the nature of this special-access tour, the itinerary changes each time. Access to the secret rooms varies and is based on availability, but most tours include the impressive Bramante Staircase (Scala del Bramante), which is actually a ramp on the corner of the Pope's Palace. You’ll also most likely visit the Room of Gold (Sala degli Ori), an opulent, rarely seen room that holds a dazzling collection of papal gold jewelry and precious Etruscan jewels.
The Niccoline Chapel (Cappella Niccolina) is another secret room most likely seen during your tour. Every bit as beautiful as the Sistine Chapel, this secret room is adorned with gold brought back from Christopher Columbus' travels, and frescoes by Fra Angelico, a Renaissance painter whose mesmerizing artwork pre-dates Michelangelo's.
In addition to the closed rooms, see many of the Vatican Museums’ classic attractions. As your expert guide entertains you with tales of Vatican art, power and treachery, admire the statue of Apollo Belvedere and other renowned monuments. Visit Raphael’s Rooms, the public part of the papal apartments in the Palace of the Vatican, and stroll through the Pinecone Courtyard.
Your tour ends on a high note with private access to the Sistine Chapel for your small group. After the doors close to the public, you'll have 30 minutes inside this incredible (and empty!) chapel. Speaking is typically forbidden, but during this private experience, your guide will explain Michelangelo's stunning ceiling fresco, which depicts scenes from Genesis, and his wall fresco The Last Judgement.

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Exclusive After-Hours Peggy Guggenheim Collection Private Visit

Exclusive After-Hours Peggy Guggenheim Collection Private Visit - Veneto, Italy

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Location: Veneto, Italy

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$511.05

An incredible opportunity to see the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice on a private visit after the opening hours of the museum. Visit the palazzo overlooking the Grand Canal that was once Peggy Guggenheim's home, and now is hosting Peggy’s personal art collection ... More info ›

An incredible opportunity to see the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice on a private visit after the opening hours of the museum. Visit the palazzo overlooking the Grand Canal that was once Peggy Guggenheim's home, and now is hosting Peggy’s personal art collection. Learn about this important collection's role in the history of the 20th-century art.

Overlooking the Grand Canal, housed in a treasure chest of Istrian stone, welcome to the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, the most important museum in Italy for European and American art of the 20th century, created by the American heiress Peggy Guggenheim. Peggy Guggenheim (1898-1979) acquired the majority of her works between the years 1938 and 1947, in Europe and in New York, with the advice of friends, artists, and art critics. The American patroness exhibited her collection for the first time in Europe at the 1948 Venice Biennale.
A year later she purchased Palazzo Venier dei Leoni, an unfinished palazzo of the 18th century, where she would live for 30 years and where her museum is located today. At an international level, the collection is one of the most important collections of its kind, notable for the quality of its works and for its historic breadth: during the visit you can admire masterpieces of Cubism, Futurism, Metaphysical painting, European abstraction, Surrealism and American Abstract Expressionism by artists such as Picasso, Brancusi, Pollock, Kandinsky, Mondrian, Miró, de Chirico, Dalí, and Calder. In 2012, the Foundation’s holdings in Venice were enriched by 80 works of Italian, European and American postwar art bequeathed by the American collectors Hannelore B. Schulhof and husband Rudolph B. Schulhof.
Artists represented in this donation include some whose works were already represented in Peggy Guggenheim’s collection and others whose work was not (such as Eduardo Chillida, Ellsworth Kelly, Agnes Martin, Jasper Johns and Tony Cragg). The Peggy Guggenheim Collection also exhibits sculpture outdoors in its gardens and on its terraces, by artists such as Marino Marini, Alexander Calder, Germaine Richier, and Henry Moore. 

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Viator Exclusive: Flex-Pass Skip-The-Line Colosseum Tour

Viator Exclusive: Flex-Pass Skip-The-Line Colosseum Tour - RM, Italy

Duration: 2 days
Location: RM, Italy

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$55.65

Don't worry about the travel plan changing BOOK THIS TOUR AND STAY FLEXIBLE. This skip the line flexy ticket will allow you to show up on a time that suits you.  On this Skip-the-line Colosseum Flex-Pass tour, NOT FIXED ENTRY TIME. You have the opportunity to free yourself from meeting times and dates and visit the Coliseum at your leisure depending on your schedule while in Rome ... More info ›

Don't worry about the travel plan changing BOOK THIS TOUR AND STAY FLEXIBLE. This skip the line flexy ticket will allow you to show up on a time that suits you.  On this Skip-the-line Colosseum Flex-Pass tour, NOT FIXED ENTRY TIME. You have the opportunity to free yourself from meeting times and dates and visit the Coliseum at your leisure depending on your schedule while in Rome.
With the choice of a 1/2/3 days pass, you can arrive at our office, only steps from the Colosseum and be on the first and best tour available within 45 minutes of your arrival. Your voucher has no fixed entry time making this an investment in freedom and flexibility and removes any worry about meeting times or changes in travel plans! Choose the option of a flexible and relaxing experience to visit Colosseum, brought to life by your professional English speaking tour guide. Suitable for children!

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Day 1: 1 or 2 Days Flex-Pass Skip-The-Line Colosseum Tour

Stop At: Colosseum, Rome, Lazio
Meet your guide and start your journey through the centuries. Walk past the often-long lines with your skip-the-line ticket. Live a special experience inside this majestic monument. In the comfort of a small group, you will have a pleasant stroll in the history and glory of the Roman Empire. Your informative guide will make your experience funny and full of good memories.
Hear about the fascinating and terrifying history of the Colosseum, including the bloody gladiator battles that once took place here. Be amazed by the impressive constructions methods of ancient Romans. The tour is approximately 1-hour and is suitable for all ages, including children.
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: 1 or 2 Days Flex-Pass Skip-The-Line Colosseum Tour

Stop At: Colosseum, Rome, Lazio
Meet your guide and start your journey through the centuries. Walk past the often-long lines with your skip-the-line ticket. Live a special experience inside this majestic monument. In the comfort of a small group, you will have a pleasant stroll in the history and glory of the Roman Empire. Your informative guide will make your experience funny and full of good memories.
Hear about the fascinating and terrifying history of the Colosseum, including the bloody gladiator battles that once took place here. Be amazed by the impressive constructions methods of ancient Romans. The tour is approximately 1-hour and is suitable for all ages, including children.
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

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Viator Exclusive: Early Access to the Accademia Gallery with Italian Breakfast

Viator Exclusive: Early Access to the Accademia Gallery with Italian Breakfast - FI, Italy
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Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes
Location: FI, Italy

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$78.36

Get up close to Michelangelo’s ‘David’ on this Viator Exclusive with early access to the Accademia Gallery in Florence. Be among the first of the day to see the museum's world-famous Renaissance statues; it's a Viator Exclusive that can't be booked anywhere else! With a group of no more than 15 people and an art historian as a guide, marvel at some of the Accademia Gallery’s renowned works including Michelangelo’s ‘San Matteo’ before coming face-to-foot with the awe-inspiring ‘David.’ Your small-group tour finishes with free time followed by a tantalizing Italian breakfast at a nearby cafe.

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Stop At: Galleria dell'Accademia, Florence, Tuscany

We enter the house of David when the museum opens, skipping the general line through the fast-track and enjoying the view of Michelangelo's masterpieces in a small group, without be among the large crowd ... More info ›

Get up close to Michelangelo’s ‘David’ on this Viator Exclusive with early access to the Accademia Gallery in Florence. Be among the first of the day to see the museum's world-famous Renaissance statues; it's a Viator Exclusive that can't be booked anywhere else! With a group of no more than 15 people and an art historian as a guide, marvel at some of the Accademia Gallery’s renowned works including Michelangelo’s ‘San Matteo’ before coming face-to-foot with the awe-inspiring ‘David.’ Your small-group tour finishes with free time followed by a tantalizing Italian breakfast at a nearby cafe.

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This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Galleria dell'Accademia, Florence, Tuscany

We enter the house of David when the museum opens, skipping the general line through the fast-track and enjoying the view of Michelangelo's masterpieces in a small group, without be among the large crowd. Our guide, a passionate art historian, will turn your visit into a long and intense emotion. After passing through the vestibule where there are other famous works by Michelangelo - sketches of Prisons (slaves), St. Matthew and the Palestrina Pietà - we arrive at the grandstand where the David is hosted, an unsurpassed icon of perfection and beauty.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Via Ricasoli, Florence, Tuscany

After the visit you can enjoy a typical and tempting Italian breakfast in a cozy café in the city center.

Duration: 20 minutes

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Vatican Museums and Pope's Summer Residence Day Trip from Rome plus Garden Visit

Vatican Museums and Pope's Summer Residence Day Trip from Rome plus Garden Visit - RM, Italy
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Duration: 10 hours
Location: RM, Italy

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$112.43

Explore Vatican City and Rome like few others do on a full-day Vatican treasures tour. Enjoy exclusive no-wait access to discover the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and the Pope’s summer residence ... More info ›

Explore Vatican City and Rome like few others do on a full-day Vatican treasures tour. Enjoy exclusive no-wait access to discover the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and the Pope’s summer residence. Then, ride the recently-opened Vatican train through the Alban Hills, and explore the Castel Gandolfo and Barberini Gardens. Skip-the-line admission and round-trip train fare are included on this tour.

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Stop At: Vatican Museums, Vatican City, Lazio

Meet your group and tour guide outside the Vatican’s main entrance at 8:00am. Then, bypass the long entrance lines as your guide whisks you through an exclusive no-wait entrance.
Meander through the lavish galleries of the Vatican Museum, listen as your guide highlights famed masterpieces, relics, and intriguing items visitors often overlook. Next, marvel at the world-famous grandeur of the Sistine Chapel before exploring the Vatican Gardens.


Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Pontifical Villas of Castel Gandolfo, Castel Gandolfo, Province of Rome, Lazio

Continue on to the lush green Alban Hills via the lesser-known Vatican Train. Hop onboard and admire the view as you travel through Rome and hear some fascinating history of this region. When you alight, follow your guide to the exquisite Renaissance estate, Castel Gandolfo and Barberini Gardens.


Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Giardino Barberini, Castel Gandolfo, Province of Rome, Lazio

Enjoy free time relaxing in the gardens, then head inside the Papal residence, where Popes have summered since 1626. Explore the Pope’s study, chapel, and private chambers. Then, enjoy panoramic views of the Roman coast from the Papal Terrace.
Finally, board the train back to the Vatican where your tour concludes.


Duration: 1 hour

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Waking Up the Vatican: VIP Small-Group Tour Before Museums Open

Waking Up the Vatican: VIP Small-Group Tour Before Museums Open - Vatican City, Italy
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Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Location: Vatican City, Italy

From USD
$509.91

Make your visit to the Vatican extra special with this Waking Up the Vatican tour. First, follow a keyholder to unlock the Vatican doors long before the museum opens up to the public, avoiding the crowds that pour inside right at opening time ... More info ›

Make your visit to the Vatican extra special with this Waking Up the Vatican tour. First, follow a keyholder to unlock the Vatican doors long before the museum opens up to the public, avoiding the crowds that pour inside right at opening time. Explore the Sistine Chapel, Raphael's Rooms, and the Gallery of Maps with a small group, and then end your experience with a banquet-style breakfast in the Pinecone Courtyard.

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Pass By: City Wonders, Rome, Lazio

Meet your small tour group limited to 20 people and your guide in central Rome.


Pass By: Vatican City, Vatican City, Lazio

The clavigero (key keeper) carries nearly 3,000 keys to the Vatican Museums, and every morning opens the monumental Vatican doors. He uses a key to get into each section of the museum, turning on the lights to each room for the day.
On this special VIP tour, head inside the rooms and galleries before the museum is even opened to the public with the clavigero as he finds the right key that opens each area. You’ll avoid the crazy chaos of the crowds as you follow your guide through a carefully planned route.

Stop At: Sistine Chapel, Vatican City, Lazio

Next, continue on to the world-famous Sistine Chapel to catch sight of Michelangelo’s masterpiece. Enter the chapel and have the rare chance to admire it with only a few other people. Your guide also goes inside with you for a guided visit—which has never been heard of until now.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Stanze di Raffaello, Vatican City, Lazio

Visit the most famous galleries and rooms, such as the Raphael Rooms, and see a variety of ancient sculptures, paintings, relics, and medieval maps. Your guide tells you the stories behind them and the Vatican itself.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Vatican Museums, Vatican City, Lazio

End your experience at the Vatican Museums with a delicious breakfast in the beautiful Pinecone Courtyard. Enjoy a huge spread of hot and cold breakfast foods, meats, cheeses, pastries, and pancakes. Your breakfast at the Vatican is relaxed, giving you plenty of time to sit out on the courtyard patio.
Your VIP early-entry Vatican tour ends inside the Pinecone Courtyard, so you can spend additional time exploring further, if you'd like.

Duration: 2 hours

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