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Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel Night Tour

Product ID: 199045
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Discover the Vatican Museums on this 2.5-hour evening tour of the key sites, led by an expert guide. This is a rare opportunity to visit these world-famous at night and see the magical sight of them illuminated in the twilight.
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Duration: 2.5 hours
Starting time 7:00 PM
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  • Discover the key sites of the Vatican museums on this evening group tour
  • Experience early evening access to the Sistine Chapel
  • Learn the remarkable history of the Vatican City from your expert tour guide
  • See the Vatican museums and St. Peter's Basilica - some unmissable sights
Full description
Take a 2.5-hour evening tour of one of the holiest sites in Christendom on this guided visit to the Vatican Museums. This exceptional tour includes visits to the Raphael Rooms, the Vatican Museums, The Hall of Maps, The Belvedere Courtyard, and the Cortile della Pigna. As the highlight, you will experience a comprehensive visit of the Sistine Chapel, perhaps the most emblematic example of Michelangelo's masterpieces. 

The Vatican City is one of the most interesting and beautiful sites in the world. Your expert guide will take you to some of the major attractions and will provide a detailed history of the sites. You will receive a broad understanding of the remarkable history, architecture, and politics of the Vatican.

You will avoid any time wasted waiting, as you enjoy skip-the-ticket-line access to all the featured attractions. The evening visit provides a perfect opportunity to absorb the Rennaissance culture and see the world-famous buildings illuminated, all in the beatiful twilight. This is a rare opportunity to see the Vatican Museums open at this unusual hour and the experience is sure to be a magical one.
  • Exclusive access to the Sistine Chapel before it opens to the general public
  • Skip-the-ticket-line entry
  • Licensed guide
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drink
  • Transportation
  • Gratuities (optional)

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Meeting point

Flower stand on the corner of Via Candia & Via Leone IV

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Oversize luggage
  • Luggage or large bags
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.
• Please wear comfortable shoes.
• For women, it is required to cover your knees and shoulders while in St. Peter's Basilica.
• No large bags are allowed so please leave these at your residence.
• Unfortunately, the group tour is not wheelchair accessible.
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Product ID: 199045