Small group skip-the-line tour to the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica
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Small group skip-the-line tour to the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica

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Availability: Please check the calendar
Duration: 3 hours
Language: English , Italian
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Explore the Vatican Museums, the stunning Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica
  • Avoid the long lines at the entrance with your skip-the-line ticket
  • Discover the hidden and less known treasures of the Vatican with your expert guide
What to expect

This tour for small groups allows you to discover the best parts of the Vatican following the explanations and the routes traced by your expert tour guide. Discover the artworks of Michelangelo and Raphael inside the Sistine Chapel, explore the Gallery of Tapestries and the Gallery of the Candelabra. The tour ends at the beautiful St Peter’s Square.

As you might already know, the Vatican hides so many treasures that it makes sense to visit it the smart way: by skipping the lines at the entry and learning about its wonderful collections from a professional local guide in a small group! An experience you won't easily forget.

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What's included
  • Skip-the-line access to St Peter's Basilica
  • Entrance ticket and reservation fee to the Vatican Museums
  • Access to the Sistine Chapel
  • Headsets when necessary, so you can always hear your guide
  • Small groups
  • Expert tour guide
What's not included
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
Reduced price
  • Infants (0-5 years): free
  • Children (6-18 years): reduced

Where

Viale Vaticano 100, 00192 Roma, Italy

Meeting point:

Meet your guide in front of the entrance of the Vatican Museums (on the other side of the street).

What to remember
  • For the months of June and July, it will not be possible to enter St. Peter's Basilica with the guide. An extended tour of the Vatican Museums will be offered, as it is not possible to pass through the Sistine Chapel inside St. Peter's Basilica due to the provisions concerning the containment of the contagion from Covid-19
  • This tour involves a fair amount of walking and stairs
  • Entrance to the Vatican requires a strict dress code. Knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women
  • Please note that large bags/tripods/umbrellas/backpacks are not permitted in the Vatican and must be checked into the free luggage storage area
  • Non-flash photography is permitted throughout the tour, except in the Sistine Chapel where talking and photography are prohibited
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When
  • To check the available dates, please check the calendar
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.
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