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Vatican Museums Tour - Priority Access

Product ID: 179381
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Marvel at masterpieces of arts, history, and culture present in the most incredible museum in the world. With priority access, skip the ticket lines to the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter's Basilica.
About this activity
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Mobile ticketing
Duration 2.5 hours
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Skip the ticket line
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish, German

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  • Skip the ticket line to the museums
  • Admire one of the world's largest private art collections
  • Marvel at the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's basilica
  • See artworks from artists such as Michelangelo, Bernini, and Caravaggio
Full description
Enjoy privileged entrance as you skip the ticket line with your expert guide on the tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica, giving you the most comprehensive understanding of the fascinating history of the papacy and the Church.

Admire the ancient sculptures in the Octagonal Courtyard, the brilliance of the Raphael Rooms and the graceful elegance of the galleries as you make your way to the spectacular Sistine Chapel.

Stand in awe of Michelangelo’s beautiful frescoes in the Sistine Chapel before heading into St. Peter’s Basilica, where you will also see his famous sculpture, La Pieta.
  • Admission tickets and reservation fees
  • Skip-the-ticket-line access
  • Expert and official tour guide
  • Audio headsets to hear the guide perfectly
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Via Santamaura 21

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Shorts
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts
Know before you go
• All visitors must pass through airport-style security. During high season the wait at security may be up to 30 minutes.
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From £50.87 £40.70 per person

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Product ID: 179381