Guided tour

Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel: Tour

Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel: Tour

From $51.01 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: 3 - 4 hours
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English, Spanish, French, German, Dutch, Portuguese, Italian, Russian
Small group available


  • Vatican Museums guided tour
  • Access to Vatican Museums
  • Access to Sistine Chapel
  • Live tour guide
    • 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
    Not suitable for
    • People with mobility impairments
    • Wheelchair users

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    Meeting point

    • Meet at the bottom of the staircase at the corner of Caffe Vatican (Viale Vaticano 100) • Your guide(s) will be easy to spot, they will be wearing purple 'Crown Tours' t-shirts • Please bare in mind that you are required to arrive at least 15-minutes prior to the activity, late arrivals cannot be guaranteed entrance

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    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes

    Not allowed

    • Shorts
    • Luggage or large bags
    • Short skirts
    • Sleeveless shirts
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    Overall rating

    4.4 / 5

    based on 24130 reviews

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    Exceptionally great, informative and entertaining tour. Overwhelming impressions.

    February 9, 2020

    Tour guide was fantastic. No line waiting, brought straight up to all attractions. Tour guide was very informative

    November 7, 2019

    Our tour guide Gabrielle I think was his name, very good, knowledgeable and spoke very good English. Top marks, it was very busy but to be expected.

    October 20, 2019

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    VA ID: 394731