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Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel Guided Tour

Product ID: 160196
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See masterpieces of art and architecture on a guided tour of the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel. Discover the highlights of the papal collections accumulated over the centuries, including miraculous frescoes by Michelangelo.
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Duration: 3 hours
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English, Italian

Pickup included

Pick-up from centrally-located hotels in Rome only (within the Aurelian Walls).

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  • See the world's most extensive private collection of art
  • Hear stories and learn the secrets of the museum in different rooms
  • Look inside the Sistine Chapel and papal apartments
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COVID-19 Update

Due to health and safety regulations, this itinerary may change. See Know before you go for the latest updates.

Enter the fabled galleries of the Vatican Museums on Viale Vaticano and discover the highlights of one of the most important museums in the world. Founded by Pope Julius II in the 16th century, the galleries occupy a large part of the courtyard of the Belvedere and are home to a stunning collection of art and artifacts.

Follow your guide to navigate more than 7 kilometers of halls and corridors with ease, and see art accumulated over the centuries by the different popes. Enter the private apartments adorned with stunning paintings by Raphael and more.

Look inside the magnificent Sistine Chapel to contemplate the frescoes of The Last Judgement by Michelangelo in silence. Listen to stories about the history of the Vatican City and its various popes as you admire the art they collected over the centuries!
  • Hotel pickup
  • Guide
  • Entrance tickets
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Shorts
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts
Know before you go
• Please note: The Basilica is not accessible until further notice
• Unfortunately, this tour is not wheelchair accessible.

From £89.19 per person

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Product ID: 160196