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Fast Track Entrance: Vatican Museums & St. Peter's VIP Tour

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Delight in a special VIP tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter's Basilica. Jump the ticket line with fast-track entry, learn about the important artifacts with your professional guide, and enjoy a tour tailored to your small group.
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Duration: 3 hours
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English, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian

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  • Enjoy a small group guided tour, adapted to your preferences
  • Skip the famously long ticket lines with fast-track access
  • Discover the treasures of the Vatican Museums witha professional guide
  • Witness the beauty of the Sistine Chapel and St Peter’s Basilica
Full description
Explore the wonders of the Vatican Museums on an exclusive, personalized small group tour. Waste no time in the ticket lines with fast-track access tickets, and spend 3 hours with a qualified guide who can adapt the tour to suit your interests.

Discover an extraordinary collection of statues in the Chiaramonti and the Pio-Clementino Museums. Observe the peculiar “stone zoo” in the Hall of Animals, the moving statue of Laocoön, and the greatest collection of Roman portrait busts.

Then, admire the beauty of the lavish Borgia Apartment and the stunning Raphael Rooms, 4 suites frescoed by the inimitable artist. Hear the stories of works by Da Vinci, Caravaggio, and Giotto from your guide in the Pinacoteca Gallery, tailored to your preferences by your guide. Find works by Salvador Dalí, Pablo Picasso, and Vincent van Gogh in the Collection of Modern Religious Art.

To end your tour, enter the unparalleled Sistine Chapel, where you can marvel at Michelangelo’s stunning frescoes, and then St Peter’s Basilica, where your guide will fascinate you with the history of this gorgeous church, said to be the burial site of St. Peter the Apostle in the Catholic tradition.

The tour lasts for 3 hours. Choose to take your tour in English, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, or Italian.
  • Fast track entrance to the Vatican Museums
  • Admission fee
  • Guide
  • Headsets
  • Small-group tour (max. 8 people)
What’s Not Included
  • Food & Drinks
  • Transportation
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Viale Giulio Cesare 169, 00192 Rome RM, Italy. Once you leave the Ottaviano metro station, you can find a green newspaper shop where the local partner's assistant will lead you to your tour guide.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Shorts
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts
Know before you go
• St. Peter's Basilica is closed on Wednesdays from 8 AM - 12 PM and on December 24 and 31. During these times, the tour will visit other parts of the museums
• On rare occasions, St. Peter's Basilica closes without notice. In this case, the tour will include a 3-hour visit to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel instead of St. Peter's.
• The Vatican strictly enforces a dress code of covered shoulders and knees. You may be refused entry if not compliant
• Please arrive at the meeting point 25 minutes before the activity starts

From £115.05 per person

Organized by

Nicom Tours

Product ID: 250777