Guided tour

Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel: Tour

Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel: Tour

From $49.94 per person

Skip the ticket lines and visit the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel. Admire famous artworks by Michelangelo, Raphael, Bernini, and more.

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Duration options: 2 - 4 hours
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English, Spanish, French, German, Dutch, Portuguese, Italian, Russian
Small group available
  • Admire Michelangelo’s frescoes on the Sistine Chapel ceiling
  • Skip the ticket lines at the Vatican Museums
  • Discover the peaceful courtyards of the Vatican
  • See the Raphael Rooms and learn about the School of Athens
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Discover one of the greatest art collections in the world on a guided tour of the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel. First your local guide will show you around the Rotunda, the Gallery of Tapestries, and the Gallery of Maps. Marvel at the ornate ceilings, ancient statues, and intricate tapestries found throughout the Vatican Museums. A highlight will be an entire ceiling and wall completely frescoed by the Renaissance genius Michelangelo Buonarotti. Visit the world-famous Sistine Chapel, and see the Creation of Adam in real life. Listen as your guide tells  you about Michelangelo’s private jokes and secret messages that were hidden amongst the painted frescoes on the ceiling of the chapel
  • Vatican Museums guided tour
  • Access to Vatican Museums
  • Access to Sistine Chapel
  • Live tour guide
    Not suitable for
    • People with mobility impairments
    • Wheelchair users

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    Meeting point

    Meet your guide at Via Germanico 8, 00192 Rome.

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    • Shorts
    • Luggage or large bags
    • Short skirts
    • Sleeveless shirts
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.4 / 5

    based on 24312 reviews

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    Daniela, our guide, made our Vatican visit so interesting, even for our 12 year old! She explained everything in a simple way with lots of fun facts and made sure everyone understood and got the chance to see everything without rushing fast to the next part. Great value for the money! Thank you!

    February 8, 2020

    Perfect . Our guide was the best. I forgot her name but i remember she is Roman and blonde. She is perfect. She offered us an unforgettable tour. Very professional , funny, lots of details. She walked with us all around and talk to us nonstop about everything. Very impressive

    January 28, 2020

    It was a great tour of all of the Vatican museums, Sistine chapel, and basilica. However, they didn’t bother to tell me that in the winter tours start at 9, even though my ticket said 8:30. Be sure to try to confirm that so you don’t have to sit in their office for almost an hour!

    December 16, 2019

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    VA ID: 394731