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Skip the Line Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel

Product ID: 207576
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Skip the Line at the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel. Then, get privileged access to St. Peter's Basilica.
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Duration: 2.5 - 3 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy the Vatican Museums
  • See all the most important sights
  • Admire the amazing Sistine Chapel
  • Get privileged access to St. Peters Basilica
  • Stroll around inside St. Peters at your own leisure after your tour
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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 a world of Renaissance art and intrigue on a 2.5 hour tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peters Basilica. Using the skip-the-line entrance, you'll avoid the long general entrance line to discover the art and architecture straight away. See works by Michelangelo, Raphael, and Leonardo da Vinci, admire the artwork of the Sistine Chapel and St. Peters Basilica.

Choose from one of the several start times, then head to via Santamaura 21, near the Vatican City. Affare meeting your guide you'll bypass the main entrance line with your skip-the-line ticket. Explore the collection of the Vatican Museums, hearing the history that dates back to the 16th Centrury days of Pope Giulio II. Subsequent Popes added to the Museum's collection, an impressive portfolio of art that weaves 4.35 miles (7km) around the complex.

Discover masterpieces of Greek Classical art and Renaissance wonders by the likes of Michelangelo and Raphael. Highlights include the ancient statue of Laocoon and His Sons and the Transfiguration. Wonder among the works of Italian masters such as Leonardo da Vinci, Perugino, and Fra Angelico. Along the way you'll hear little known tales about the Catholic Church. Finish your tour of the Vatican Museums with a visit to the Sistine Chapel, home of Michelangelo's The Last Judgement. Then, step inside St. Peter's Basilica to gaze at La Pieta among the baroque and Renaissance architecture. Before you leave, you can also visit the paper crypt, where Pope John Paul II and others were laid to rest.
Includes
  • Museums entrance fee with skip-the-Line entry
  • Guided tour
  • Headset to hear your guide perfectly
What’s Not Included
  • Transportation to/from hotel
  • Gratuites
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point
Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Student card
Not allowed
  • Oversize luggage
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts
Know before you go
• Due to ongoing COVID-19 preventative measures, privileged access from Sistine Chapel to St. Basilica isn't available
• Tour suitable for all ages
• Tour is not wheelchair accessible
• Avoid large backpacks and long umbrellas

From £44.93 per person

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Product ID: 207576