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Rome: Vatican Museums Guided Tour

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Discover the masterpieces housed in the Vatican Museums, Michelangelo's greatest masterpiece at the Sistine Chapel and the architecture of St. Peter’s Basilica on this 3.5-hour guided tour with skip-the-line access.
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  • Avoid the long lines and walk straight into the Vatican Museums
  • Marvel at Michelangelo's breathtaking Sistine Chapel
  • Admire the architecture of Saint Peter's Basilica
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Discover one of the world's most important art collections on this guided tour of the Vatican Museums and enjoy the unique experience of visiting the museum before it opens to the public.

In the Vatican Museums, visit the Belvedere Courtyard, the Gallery of Maps, the Gallery of the Candelabra and the Gallery of Tapestries. At the end of the tour, enjoy exclusive access to the Sistine Chapel, where you can admire the beauty of Michelangelo’s inspiring and unique masterpiece.

After your visit to the Sistine Chapel, head to St. Peter’s Basilica, where you can skip the long lines of tourists. Inside, admire the church's Renaissance architecture and sculptures by Michelangelo. The tour ends in St. Peter’s Square.
  • Skip-the-line access
  • Professional tour guide
  • Headphones
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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Meeting point

Between the pharmacy and Giulio Cesare cinema

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Please note: The Basilica is not accessible until further notice
• Shoulders and knees must always be covered at all times inside the Basilica
• Please wear long-sleeved t-shirts and trousers or skirts that cover your knees, otherwise, you may be denied entry

From £53.42 per person

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Product ID: 339021