Rome: Vatican by Night

Rome: Vatican by Night

From $108.26 per person

Discover the secrets of the Vatican and see more than you can see at first glance. With special tickets, you will be able to explore the Vatican Museums, including the Sistine Chapel at sunset.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 3 hours
Starting time 6:30 PM
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Live tour guide


  • Learn about the origins and developments of the Vatican
  • See the intricate details of the Sistine Chapel
  • Experience the beauty of the Vatican at night
Full description
The Vatican is especially beautiful at night, as you will see throughout this tour. Start at St. Peter's Square and explore the mysterious stories, plans, and projects of the popes and world-famous architects. You'll learn about why St. Peter's Basilica is actually at this location, and will also learn the story of the Obelisk. You will discover why thousands of people wait in the queues every day to admire this magnificent structure from the inside and much more whilst exploring. Following that, you'll continue in the direction of the Vatican Museums. Once there, your focus will be on the small and mostly unknown subtleties which will help you to really understand the big picture. You'll learn about Michelangelo and his contribution to the Sistine Chapel, taking a closer look at this unique chapel and marveling at its architecture and art.
  • Tour guide
  • Vatican Museums skip-the-line tickets
  • Sistine Chapel
  • Headsets
  • Saint Peter's Basilica
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

We will meet you in front of the Obelisk at St. Peter's Square.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Long-sleeved shirt

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts

Know before you go

  •  Please note, this tour is conducted in German only
  •  This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
  •  This tour will take place rain or shine
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