“We a 16 year old and 66 year old really appreciated the guidance of Mauro to capture the many features our visit included.Pat E., United Kingdom – See more reviews
What To Expect
The tour begins at the Vatican Museum, where the most extensive collection of art in the world is housed in 2000 rooms. Explore the Vatican, St Peter and the Sistine Chapel with this skip the line elite walking tour, there is not wait in line, the guide will walk you through it.
Marvel at the sight of the Sistine Chapel, one of the most famous and visited sites in the world and the most emblematic example of papal patronage during the Renaissance period. Thanks to the genius of Michelangelo, you will have an unforgettable experience. This great artist created the masterpiece painting on the ceiling, The Creation of Adam, as well as the incomparable Last Judgment, on the altar wall.
The expert guide will show you more artistic jewels such as the Pio-Clementino halls with the Laocoon and Apollo Belvedere, the Candelabra, Tapestries and Maps Galleries. We will then leave the Vatican Museum and proceed to Saint Peter's Basilica to admire, among others, the world famous sculpture La Pietà by Michelangelo and the extremely impressive Baldachin Altar by Bernini. This part of the tour ends in St. Peter's Square with the famous double Colonnade by Bernini.
St. Peter's Basilica
Skip the line entrance tickets
Meals and drinks
Tips and gratuities
Children below 4 years old are free of charge.
Tour will be operated as a guaranteed Small Group Tour with a maximum of 25 guests.
On Wednesday, when there is a Papal Audience, the Basilica may be closed to the public and instead the tour will be only in the Vatican Museums and will include also the visit of the Art Gallery.
All our card payments are protected by thawte to give you peace of mind.
3 hours 30 minutes
4 hours and 30 minutes