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Vatican and Sistine Chapel: 3-Hour Small Group Tour

Product ID: 36395
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Enjoy this fascinating Vatican tour through the treasures of the home of Catholic Church with privileged entrance. On this 3-hour small group tour you explore the Vatican Museum, the Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter’s Basilica with your expert guide.
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Duration: 3 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy skip-the-ticket-line access to the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter's Basilica
  • Learn about interesting facts together with fun little-known stories and anecdotes
  • Admire the Greek statues of the Lacoon and the magnificent Raphael Rooms
  • Enjoy a small group tour with a maximum of 6 people
Full description
On this 3-hour tour you get skip-the-ticket-line access through LivItaly's special relationship with the Vatican Museums, a luxury that can save you up to 2 hours of waiting in line. The tour features highlights of the Papal palaces from the Greek statues of the Lacoon to the magnificent Raphael Rooms.

As you observe some of the most important art in the history of western civilization, your expert Vatican guides will not only enlighten you with its fascinating history but also share bits of gossip and other little-known stories about the popes and the artists represented.

The museum tour culminates at the Sistine Chapel, one of the greatest and most famous examples of Michelangelo's artistic genius, for which your guide will have thoroughly prepared you. Finally, you will have VIP access directly to St. Peter's Basilica for an awe-inspiring guided visit to the most immense and ornate church in the world.
Includes
  • Skip-the-ticket-line access
  • Entrance tickets
  • Reservation fees
  • Tour guide

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Meeting point

In front of Cafè Vaticano, on Viale Vaticano 100, across the street from the Museum's entrance.

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Shorts
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts
Know before you go
• All visitors must pass through airport-style security. During high season the wait at security may be up to 30 minutes.
• This semi-private tour guarantees no more than 6 people per group.
• Dress code: cover knees and shoulders.
• Please note, this tour is not wheelchair accessible.
• Occasionally the basilica may be closed due to last minute private events outside of the tour operators control and often without notice. In these uncommon circumstances the tour will operate as usual and the time spent inside the basilica will be enjoyed by an extended tour in an alternative area.
• On this tour you will see:
- Pinecone Courtyard
- Vatican Garden's Terrace
- Octagonal Courtyard
- Belvedere Palace
- Lacoon Priest of Troy
- Apollo Belevedere
- Muses Room
- Belvedere Torso
- Round Room
- Greek Cross Room
- Gallery of Candelabra
- Gallery of Tapestries
- Gallery of Maps
- Raphael Rooms
- Sistine Chapel
- Saint Peter's Basilica

From US$ 110.64 per person

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