How much does it cost to tour the Vatican?

The Vatican City is a must-see for anyone visiting Rome.

Vatican City Sunset, Italy

You don’t have to be religious to enjoy the stunning surroundings of the place the Pope calls home, as it is also home to some of the most glorious architecture and paintings the world has ever seen.

There are numerous tours you can take of the Vatican, each with different prices for the various activities they offer.

Let’s take a look at some Vatican tours, their prices and why they are such a unique experience for visitors of the Eternal City.

  • Vatican & Sistine Chapel Night Tour


    Adults: €59
    Children: €50

    Highlights: This tour allows you to enjoy all the wondrous splendour that is the Vatican and its priceless artworks without the daytime crowds. You will join a professional art guide who will proudly take you to stunning landmarks like the Pius Clementinus Museum and incredible sculptures of the Apollo del Belvedere and the Laoconte. Here, you will also meander around the Octagonal Courtyard, the Gallery of Maps, the Gallery of Tapestries, the Gallery of Candelabra and the stunning riches of the Raphael Rooms. This tour, naturally, concludes with a visit to the Sistine Chapel, where you will marvel at Michelangelo’s masterpiece frescoes.

  • Vatican & Sistine Chapel Tour


    Adults: €68
    Children: €53

    Highlights: This wonderful tour allows you to enjoy the Vatican City in all its splendour, from Michelangelo’s frescoes in the Sistine Chapel to Bernini’s baldachin in St. Peter’s Basilica. The art that makes the Vatican world famous forms a momentous backdrop to this special tour, as a qualified art historian talks you through the priceless artworks and how they came to be there.

  • 1 Day Rome Tour with Vatican & Colosseum


    Adults: €101
    Children: $83

    Highlights: This tour is perfect for people looking to experience both the Vatican’s splendour and the Colosseum’s wonder all in one awe-filled day. Experience everything the Vatican has to offer, from its marvellous colonnades to its masterpieces, as well as a journey through the Colosseum – once the centre of Roman grandeur. This tour also includes special landmarks including the Roman Forum, Arch of Titus, Via Sacra and Palatine Hill.

  • Private Vatican Tour


    Adults: €339 for two adults. €65 per additional adult.
    Children: €60 per child (4 – 13 years) when travelling with two adults.

    Highlights: Who doesn’t want to experience the Vatican’s glory with their very own private tour guide? This tour will allow you to move at your own pace, experience the incredible works and architecture and chat about the things that interest you most about this human wonder.

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