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Skip-the-line Vatican tour with Sistine Chapel & St Peter's provided by The Roman Guy

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Skip-the-line Vatican tour with Sistine Chapel & St Peter's

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Skip the line at both the Vatican Museums and St. Peter’s Basilica with this walking tour. Led by an English-speaking guide, this tour maximizes time spent at the Vatican with visits to the Sistine Chapel, highlights of the Vatican Museums, and St. Peter’s Basilica. Select a start time that is convenient for your schedule.
You'll start at
Viale Vaticano, 100
Viale Vaticano, 100, 00192 Roma RM, ItalyIn front of Caffé Vaticano on Viale Vaticano, 100. This is across the street from the Vatican Museum Entrance. A representative will be there holding a sign with "The Roman Guy" written on it.
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  • 1
    Vatican Museums
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Sistine Chapel
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    St. Peter's Basilica
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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You'll end at
St. Peter's Basilica
Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Città del Vaticano, Vatican CityTour normally ends at St. Peter's Basilica, with the exception of Wednesday morning tours that start before 11am. St. Peter's Basilica is unavailable on Wednesday morning, therefore the tour will in this case end inside the Vatican Museums.
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  • Convenient skip-the-line entry to both the Vatican Museums and St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Maximize time spent at the Vatican with an English-speaking guide
  • Admire Michelangelo’s work during free time in the Sistine Chapel
  • Select a start time that suits your schedule
What to Expect
Meet your guide near the Vatican Museums’ main entrance. Enjoy skip-the-line entry and follow your guide to see the most important works of art in the museums. Listen to stories about the Popes throughout history while visiting several rooms including the Candelabra Gallery, the Gallery of Maps, and the Raphael Rooms. The tour continues in the Sistine Chapel. Admire Michelangelo’s masterpieces inside the Sistine Chapel during free time. While inside this place of worship, visitors and guides are prohibited to talk, so your guide will explain the history of the space before entering the chapel. After exploring the Sistine Chapel, choose between wandering through the Vatican Museums on your own or continuing the tour with your guide to St. Peter’s Basilica (a guided tour of the Basilica with skip-the-line entry is included). The tour finishes after a guided walk through St. Peter’s Basilica.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Viale Vaticano, 100, 00192 Roma RM, Italy
Return Details
St. Peter's Basilica, Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
  • Professional and passionate local guide
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Small-group tour size to guarantee a great experience
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
  • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
  • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Basilica
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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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
  • The Vatican generally quiets down again in the late afternoon, but there is a chance the museums may still be crowded while you are inside
  • You are advised to be ready at the meeting point up to 15 minutes ahead of the start time to ensure a prompt start. After leaving the meeting point, your guide will bring you inside the Vatican Museums. Since we have a strict entrance time, in case of delays and late arrivals, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to add you to the group. Depending on the size of your group, headphones may be used for some tours. In that case, headphones will be provided. However you may use your own earbuds if you wish
  • Please contact The Tour Guy to book a wheelchair accessible tour
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
About the operator
By: The Roman Guy
Edwin O
Not too busy in Februrary
Faby, our guide, was excellent. The tour did not originally include the Rafael apartments in the Vatican, but she
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Atlanta, Georgia
My mom and booked this food tour to introduce to the Roman culture! Our tour guide, Monika, was incredible. She
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Cindy C
Pearland, Texas
Vatican, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's, Colosseum, Trastevere Walking Food Tour
We did all 3 tours in one day, which was a bit exhausting, but all of them were great. Our tour guides for each
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Cindy C
Pearland, Texas
Great food experience!
This was a really great food adventure. Our guide was Merrill, who is actually from the Netherlands, but was
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New York City, New York
When in Rome...take this tour on day one!
Our tour guide Silvia was excellent! She's a true Roman who loves her city. Most of the tour is on foot - there
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Alan F
Roman Guy Tours..the way to go!
After watching so many informative Youtubes from this knowledgeable company, we signed up. What a great idea it
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Sally D
Charleston, South Carolina
Unbelievable experience for my 70th birthday!
I cannot begin to tell how fabulous our day was. We were the only 2 people on our sightseeing tour with Cinzia.
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Ragini K
Great Tour!
Great experience nice and easy tour. Our guide Raffa was super informative and very nice! We loved the tour and
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Donna Z
We didn't do any other packaged tours during our visit to Italy, only this one. Because the Vatican is vast and we
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Alannah T
Highlight of the trip
Absolutely amazing tour of a beautiful place. Our guide was very informative and friendly which made the
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  • Duration: 3h
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