Visiting the Vatican with Leading Experts Small Group and Private Departures Available

Are you ready for a truly unforgettable experience while visiting the Vatican?

Join Context Travel for a private tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter's Basilica. With the guidance of an expert art historian, you'll explore the rich cultural heritage of the Catholic Church and marvel at the iconic works on view.

 With no detail overlooked, you'll gain a deeper understanding of the art, architecture, and papal history that make the Vatican one of the world's most important cultural institutions.

Visiting the Vatican: Full-Day Tours

Looking for a comprehensive tour when visiting the Vatican? Hosted by an expert art historian, you'll spend the day exploring the Vatican's rich cultural heritage and marveling at the masterpieces of Michelangelo, Raphael, and other renowned artists.


Arte Vaticana Tour

Our Flagship Vatican Museum Tour Hits Every Highlight

Are you planning a trip to Rome and want to experience the Vatican like never before? Look no further than Context’s signature Arte Vaticana tour!

With our skip-the-line tickets, you won't have to worry about waiting in long lines and can instead focus on exploring the Vatican’s most famous landmarks: the Raphael Rooms, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter's Basilica. 

Led by a knowledgeable Ph.D. or MA-level guide, you'll gain a comprehensive understanding of the Vatican's collection and the layered tapestry of art and history within it.

Visiting the Vatican: Morning Tours

Rise and shine! You'll have the rare opportunity to experience this world-renowned attraction before the crowds arrive. With the morning light streaming in and the sounds of the city awakening, you'll feel truly immersed in the grandeur and beauty.

Visiting the Vatican: Evening Glow of the Vatican City

An evening tour offers a special opportunity to see the Vatican in a different light – quite literally! The soft evening light and the peaceful atmosphere create a unique and memorable experience that you won't forget.


Tours for Kids in the Vatican

Are you looking for a fun and educational experience for your family in Rome?

Led by an expert guide with experience working with children, this experience is designed to engage and entertain kids of all ages while providing a fascinating introduction to the art and history of the Vatican. With skip-the-line access, your family will avoid long waits and get straight to the heart of the Vatican's treasures.

Your guide will tailor the tour to your family's interests and needs, ensuring that everyone has a great time. From fun quizzes and games to hands-on activities, this 3-hour tour is an experience that your family will treasure for years to come.

Context's Guide to Visiting the Vatican and Rome

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Here's what Context Travelers are saying about our Vatican Museum Tours:

My mom & I loved our private tour of the Vatican with Simonetta. From skipping the very long line to get in, to access into areas that were off limits to most other people, we were really well taken care of. Simonetta is very knowledgeable about all the artwork in the museum, she was fantastic. 
– David, April 2023

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