From Civitavecchia: Vatican, St Peters & Sistine Chapel Tour

From Civitavecchia: Vatican, St Peters & Sistine Chapel Tour

From $226.45 per person

Discover the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel with exclusive skip-the-line access on a guided tour from Civitavecchia Harbor. Marvel at one of the most beautiful art collections and church interiors in the world.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
COVID-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 6.5 - 8.5 hours
Starting time 8:45 AM
Skip the line through a separate entrance
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Live tour guide
English, German, French, Italian, Russian, Spanish
Private or small groups available

Experience

Highlights
  • Skip the line to enter the Vatican Museums
  • Enjoy the view of St.Peter’s dome and the Vatican gardens
  • Marvel at the unique beauty of the Sistine Chapel
  • Walk through the gallery of the beautiful Flemish tapestries
  • Explore the most beautiful Catholic church in the world
Full description
Start the tour at Civitavecchia Harbor where you will be picked up. Embark on a small group tour in an intimate group of a maximum of 10 people. Arrive at the Vatican Museums and meet your tour guide. Take advantage of your exclusive skip-the-line access tickets, entering the museums through a panoramic terrace where you can admire the stunning view of Saint Peter's dome overlooking the Vatican gardens.  Begin your tour of the collections which include a seemingly infinite number of masterpieces by Bernini, Raphael, Botticelli, Perugino, and other treasures - all incredibly united under one roof. Learn about how the numerous popes that have lived in the Vatican continuously enriched it with different artworks. Admire the most beautiful Roman ancient statues and gaze in awe at the length of the enormous Tapestry Hall, before continuing on through the Hall of the Painted Maps. Finally, witness the unmissable ceiling of the Sistine Chapel and marvel at the sublime 'Last Judgment' by Michelangelo. To end the tour, pass through a special door to reach the largest Catholic church in the world: Saint Peter's Basilica. Once you enter, the greatness of the structure and attention to architectural details will overwhelm you. Gaze in awe at Michaelangelo's sculpture 'Pieta' and discover the tombs of the popes including St. John Paul II's and St. Peter the Apostle. At the end you have time to explore Piazza San Pietro before returning to Civitavecchia
Includes
  • Pickup and drop-off from Civitavecchia
  • Licensed tour guide
  • Skip-the-line entrance tickets
  • Audio headsets
  • Lunch
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
COVID-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Sleeveless shirts
  • Umbrellas

Know before you go

  • The tour can be changed without notice due to weather and traffic
  • Please have a valid ID/Passport with you for security reasons
  • Please inform the local partner if a member of your party needs wheelchair access
  • The tour is free of charge for children under the age of 6
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3 / 5

based on 2 reviews

Review summary

  • Value for money
    5/5
  • Safety
    5/5
  • Service
    5.0/5
  • Organization
    5/5
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Outstanding guide

Our guide was vigilant in keeping tabs on individual group members’ needs and keeping the group informed; he mixed a depth of knowledge on a wide range of topics and issues with genuine humor and humanity; we unreservedly recommend him to others

April 21, 2019

August 10, 2019

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