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You will visit the very best of the Vatican Museums on your 3-hour tour including the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica. Skip the long lines and enjoy your guide's fascinating commentary as your group explores the treasures of the Vatican. Your tour begins and ends near the entrance to the Vatican Museums.
  • Skip-the-line entry to the Vatican Museums
  • Maximize time spent in the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Navigate the Vatican Museums with the help of a guide
  • Entry fees are included
What to Expect
Meet your guide across from the Vatican Museums, at the front of Caffe Vaticano. Enjoy skip-the-line access with your group of 26 people or less into the museums but please note that a dress code is required to enter places of worship; knees and shoulders must be covered (no shorts or sleeveless tops allowed). Follow your guide to the best of the Vatican Museums, including the Raphael Rooms, Michelangelo’s frescoes in the Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter’s Basilica. This tour includes narration from your guide about the museum’s history and art.
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Departure Point
Viale Vaticano, 100, 00192 Roma RM, Italy
Return Details
Saint Peter's Square, Forum Sancti Petri, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
  • Professional guide for 3 hours
  • Skip the line
  • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
  • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • St. Peter's Basilica is a church. As such the Vatican can decide to close it with no notice. In this case you will spend longer in the Vatican Museums with your guide
  • Departure times may vary
  • A current valid passport or ID document is required on the day of the tour for children under 18 as proof of age
  • If you arrive late you might lose the entrance at the Vatican Museums
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Please note that, for disabled visitors with certified invalidity of more than 74%, the Vatican Museums offers free entry that is extended to a companion for visitors who are not self-sufficient. To benefit from this, make sure you mention it at the time of booking so that our staff may handle your request.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 26 April 2019 via mobile

AMAZING 10/10!!!! Vatican Tour!! We took a guided tour of the Vatican Museums. Our Experience was Great!!! Our tour guide, Azzurra, was well spoken, highly informed, and personable. We were given an in depth review of the highlights of the Vatican museums, and Sistine Chapel....More

2  Thank ryanpolidoro
Reviewed 2 December 2018

We did the Vatican Tour yesterday and the Colosseum, Palatine Hill & Roman Forum tour the day before. We were fortunate enough to have the same guide - Giulio - for both tours. He is fabulous, really knows his history, and is very passionate about...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

We had an excellent tour with Fabio today. He was knowledgeable, fun and engaging. The tour was over three hours and was at the perfect level of detail for our family. Do be advised that it was incredibly crowded and hot during the tour (not...More

1  Thank Jenny W
Reviewed 1 March 2018

Fi is an amazing guide, and even our ten year old daughter was mesmerized throughout hours of the fabulous tour through the museum and St Peters. As we are Norwegians and our daughter is still rather unexperienced when it comes to processing information in English,...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank OrnulvHolte
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

A fantastic tour with a really fantastic guild Fi she was enthusiastic and interesting and even though we couldn’t get into the church she extended the tour around the picture gallery and St Peter’s square

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Scott B
8 May 2018|
Response from jackiewhall | Reviewed this property |
It was about 3 and a half hours however we went when it had snowed so we had to miss out on St Peters Basilica as you where unable to enter it from the Vatican at that time
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