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Vatican Museums No-Wait Access Tour with Raphael Rooms, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peters Basilica

From US$76.60
Highlights
  • Save a ton of time by skipping the long entrance lines at the Vatican
  • Explore exhibits with a guide who knows how to pack the most into your visit 
  • Listen to commentary with ease through a provided headset 
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Vatican Museums No-Wait Access Tour with Raphael Rooms, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peters Basilica
From US$76.60
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Tour in French at 2:00pm
Tour option including a 3.5-hour guided tour in French and admission fee. Please arrive at 1:45pm to start the tour at 2:00pm.
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Tour option including a 3.5-hour guided tour in German and admission fee. Please arrive at 8:30am to start the tour at 8:45am.
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Tour in English at 1:45pm
Tour option including a 3.5-hour guided tour and admission fee. Please arrive at 1:30pm to start the tour at 1:45pm.
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Overview
Get a skip-the-line admission ticket to the Vatican Museums on a tour that includes access to St. Peters Basilica via a special entrance. Exploring the Sistine Chapel and Raphael's Rooms with a guide reveals information crucial to understanding the context of the museum, and wearing a headset allows you to listen with ease. Opt for early morning time slots to explore without the crowds.
What to Expect
Meet for this skip-the-line Vatican Museums tour at the designated location at your chosen time. 

Once your guide takes you over to the Vatican, skip the entrance lines, and head right inside. Your skip-the-line admission ticket is included in the price of this guided tour.

Your guide takes you through the museum to the most interesting exhibits. Head to the Maps Gallery, Tapestries Gallery, the Raphael Rooms, and the Sistine Chapel. Hear fun facts as you go from your guide that you may not have picked up if exploring on your own.

Afterward, continue on and follow your guide to the special entrance from the Sistine Chapel to St. Peters Basilica. Admire works of art from Michelangelo and Bernini before you bid your guide farewell. 

Your Vatican guided tour ends in St. Peter's Square.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Excellent tour but bad headset

The tour was excellent and guide was very knowledgeable about the topics we covered during the tour, the only thing was the headset we used was a poor quality sound and it made it difficult to follow at timesMore

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Pamela D, Direttore at Rome Your Way Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Customer, Thanks for taking the time to write your impression about our Vatican tour. We're very happy to know that you had a good time with us, and we deeply apoligize if the headsets didn't work properly. Unfortunately this is somtehing that doesn't depend...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Vatican City Tour

We had skip the line tickets for Sistine Chapel & Museums etc. On arrival we were approached by a man from Mayo Tours at the bus terminus -Vatican. He explained the layout of Vatican City and suggested we convert our tickets to a guided tour....More

Thank Jan R
Reviewed 1 week ago
Excellent Tour and Guide!

I would highly recommend selecting this tour of the Vatican Museums, Raphael Rooms, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica! My husband and I ended up being the only people in our group, so we had our own private tour for a group tour price! Alessandra...More

Thank JessicaS627
Pamela D, Direttore at Rome Your Way Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Jessica, Thanks for taking the time to write your impression about the Vatican tour. We’re really happy to know that you had a beautiful day, and we hope to see you again in the future. Best regards.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Vatican Museums Tour - English

I loved our tour with Alessandra. She was very knowledgeable about the history and art collection of the Vatican City. She provided fun facts and games throughout, which made the tour go by faster. She made sure everyone was understanding and welcome questions throughout. I...More

Thank Diana M
Pamela D, Direttore at Rome Your Way Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Diana, Thanks for your review, we appreciate your feedback and are very happy to know that you’ve found a good time with Alessandra. We hope to see you again in Rome. Best regards.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Best way to see the Vatican museums

By booking direct with the Vatican you get rapid access without having to pay large surccharges. The system works very well, the only only delay is due to security. Once in the crwods soon dissipate except in the Sistine chapel which has always been very...More

Thank BobS26_13
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DebF2265
4 May 2018|
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Response from Jan R | Reviewed this property |
We did Sistine Chapel, Museums & St Peters. It took 2hrs from entering and obtaining earphones. Walking to the Sistine Chapel entrance with skip the line took 12 mins from Mayo Tours office. Exceptional !
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Kayla_K
27 April 2018|
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Response from Jan R | Reviewed this property |
Subjective to the type of tour & tour operator. Ours was a guided, skip the line all inclusive tour with 22 people. We had earphones to listen to our guide and she was amazing.. everyone enjoyed !
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