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Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel Tour

Product ID: 57230
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See the Sistine Chapel and the highlights of the Vatican’s extraordinary art collection on a tour including the best of the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel, as well as privileged access to St. Peter’s Basilica.
About this activity
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Mobile ticketing
Duration: 2.5 hours
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Skip the ticket line
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Live tour guide
English, French, Italian, German, Spanish
Audio guide/headphones
English, French, Italian, German, Spanish

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  • Skip the ticket line and don't waste time
  • See the highlights of the Vatican Museums
  • Admire Michelangelo’s masterpiece, the Sistine Chapel
  • Discover the secrets of the Vatican from your professional tour guide
  • Enjoy privileged access to St. Peter's Basilica
Full description
With no unnecessary waiting around, skip the lines and save time on your vacation with fast-track tickets to ensure you get inside as soon as possible to the Vatican Museums, the second most visited in Europe after the Louvre in Paris. With over 4 miles and a whopping 20,000 works of art, the Vatican Museums make for an immersive experience.  

The Sistine Chapel is equally impressive with a sanctuary boasting works by master painters such as Perugino, Pinturicchio, Ghirlandaio, Rosselli, Botticelli, Signorelli, della Gatta and, of course, Michelangelo. At the end of your tour, your guide will accompany you to the front of St. Peter’s Basilica using a special exit reserved for certified guides and their groups.
  • Professional guided tour of the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Skip-the-line access
  • Privileged access to St. Peter's Basilica
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meeting point varies depending on option booked.

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Student card
Not allowed
  • Shorts
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts
  • Unaccompanied minors
Know before you go
• Tour reservations have a strict timing
• If you arrive late, it will not be possible to join the group or reschedule and you will not be entitled to a refund
• Knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women to enter the Sistine Chapel
• Certain areas of the attraction may be closed due to religious events and national holidays
• Capacity regulations and security may delay the tour departure
• Cancellations, changes, or issues due to weather, security, and events held by the monument are can occur
• All visitors must pass through the a security check; please allow at least 20 minutes to clear security
• The exact timings and reservations can vary depending on the attraction’s administration offices
• Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or wheelchair users
• Students booking a reduced ticket must have a photo ID
• You must bring a photo ID to be allowed into the monument
• Infants under 6 years old travel free

From £44.44 per person

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