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  3. Rome
  4. St. Peter's Basilica

Rome: Vatican City and Sistine Chapel Small Group Tour

Product ID: 211761
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Skip the ticket lines and enjoy a tour of the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel with an official guide, followed by a tour of St. Peter’s Basilica at your own pace.
About this activity
Duration 120 minutes - 3 hours
Skip the line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, German, French, Italian, Russian, Portuguese, Spanish, Polish, Romanian, Chinese, Korean
Audio guide/headphones
English
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Skip all the lines and start your tour without any delay
  • Marvel at the artistic masterpieces inside Vatican Museums
  • Get the most out of your visit with an official Vatican guide
  • Appreciate the elaborate details and incredible skill behind the Sistine Chapel frescoes
  • Admire Michelangelo’s divine sculpture, the Pietà
Full description
This Vatican tour lets you skip the regular ticket line as well as the priority line, letting you start your experience immediately, with headsets ready to go when you arrive.

The itinerary covers the Pio Clementino Museum, filled with statues from ancient Greece and Rome. Then visit the imposing Gallery of the Candelabra, and the Gallery of Tapestries that features a collection of exquisite tapestries from 16th and 17th centuries. See the Gallery of Maps, featuring 40 painted panels of maps of Italy by Dante. You’ll also visit the Raphael Rooms and the iconic Sistine Chapel.

On completion of the guided tour, the guide will take you to a private corridor that serves as a shortcut to the St. Peter’s Basilica. Once in, you can explore the church at your own pace. Be sure to stop by Bernini’s incredible Baldachin and Michelangelo’s Pietà.
Includes
  • Guided tour of the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel
  • Access to St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Skip-the-line entrance
  • Official tour guide
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drink

When you get there

Meeting point

The local partner’s office, Vicolo del Farinone 27, 00193 Rome. Please be at the meeting point 20 minutes before the start time.

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Know before you go
• Your knees and shoulders must be covered due to the dress code at the Vatican
• During high season the traffic surrounding the Vatican City increases
• Unfortunately this tour is not wheelchair accessible
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From US$ 71.34 US$ 57.07 per person

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Product ID: 211761