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Rome: Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel Guided Tour

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Rome: Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel Guided Tour

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From US$ 64.91 per person

Visit the famous Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel and see iconic artwork by Michaelangelo and Raphael. Skip the entrance line with your guide and learn about the art in an intimate guided tour.

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Duration 3 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
English, Russian


  • Immerse yourself in the Italian art world of the Renaissance at the Vatican
  • Witness breathtaking masterpieces by Michelangelo in the Sistine Chapel
  • Wander through the Raphael Rooms and marvel at the compositional clarity
  • Explore the Vatican's Gallery of Maps, the world's largest geographical museum
  • Walk through the Belvedere Courtyard and marvel at its enormous bronze pine cone
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Discover the stunning Sistine Chapel and the iconic Vatican Museums on this guided small-group tour. Learn about the art you see from your local guide and beat the crowds with a skip-the-line ticket.

Begin with a visit to the elegant Belvedere Courtyard, or Pinecone Courtyard, with a vast bronze bump fountain dating from the 1st or 2nd century A.D. Marvel at "Laocoon and His Sons," one of the largest sculptures in the world.

Continue to the Gallery of Geographic Maps, the world's largest geographical museum. Next, visit Raphael's stunning rooms, painted by himself and his students. Visit the Sistine Chapel, Michelangelo's masterpiece. Look up to see the painted ceiling decorated with the creation of Adam and the Last Judgment. On the sides, marvel at the frescoes depicting the life of Moses and Christ. Throughout your tour, learn the fascinating story of the state of the Holy See, discover where the conclave is held to elect a new pope and find the meaning of the name of the head of the Vatican.

  • 3-hour guided tour
  • Skip-the-line with priority entry tickets for the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel
  • Headsets
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes

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  • Shorts
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts
  • Umbrellas
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We had an amazing tour of the Vatican with our guide Guido and highly recommend this tour. He was very knowledgeable, provided very interesting insights on the Vatican and patient in answering the kid's questions. Have to thank Andrea for organizing and quickly answering questions about the tour. Overall a great experience!

August 29, 2022

It was amazing experience with very professional guide - Nadia. Her excellent knowledge and personal excitement made this excursion a really enlightening experience. Very much recommend.

July 9, 2022

I highly recommend!

July 7, 2022

Product ID: 277607