Skip the Line St. Peter's Basilica and Vatican Mosaic Studio Official Guided Tour

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Dome of the Basilica
Bernini's Baldacchino
Michelangelo's La Pieta
Swiss guards

What To Expect

Join our exclusive tour of the Vatican City, with a visit to St. Peter's Basilica and the Vatican Mosaic Studio. Walk inside the Vatican State, find out where the splendid Basilica mosaics are made and restored, and learn how artists create these the famous mosaics, which are given as a gift by the Pope during the visits of state leaders.


  • Use the priority access to skip the long lines and save over 1 hour of waiting

  • Visit the Vatican City and the Vatican Mosaic Studio

  • Discover the wonders of St. Peter's Basilica with an experienced and qualified guide


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Meeting Point:
St. Peter's Square
2 hours
Monday and Friday at 8:30 AM
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Join our exclusive tour in the Vatican City, with priority access from the Square and a guided tour of St. Peter's Basilica. Take a fascinating look inside the most famous church in the world, and discover the hidden and famous sites of the Basilica, including "La Pieta" by Michelangelo and Bernini's Baldacchino.

After the tour of St. Peter's Basilica, you'll continue to explore the Vatican State until you reach the Vatican Mosaic Studio, a well-known school for the renovation and construction of mosaics in the Vatican properties.

You'll notice that the interior of St. Peter's Basilica does not have paintings, but all the walls are decorated with spectacular mosaics. It is for this reason that the visit to the Mosaic Studio is a worthy conclusion for the tour of St. Peter's Basilica. This exclusive tour is unique and designed for true connoisseurs of mosaic art. The visit will be conducted by an expert from the Mosaics School.

Available Languages*

  • English, French, Italian


  • Headsets

  • Guided tour of the Basilica and Mosaic School (Studio)

  • Skip the Line service before the entrance of the metal detectors


  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

  • Meals and drinks

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

-*Kindly provide your preferred language upon booking. Please choose from the list of Available Languages.

  • Adult rates are from ages 18 - 99. Child rates are applicable for children ages 7 - 17. Children below 7 years old are free of charge (please provide proof of age).

  • The Mosaic Studio is next to the Santa Marta Palace.

  • The tour begins and ends in St. Peter's Square.

Entrance to the Vatican requires a strict Dress Code:

*Shoulders and knees must be covered.

*Low cut or sleeveless tops or shorts are not allowed for both men and women.

*Clients that do not adhere to the dress code will not be permitted entry to the Vatican.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 8 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 20% Cancellation Fee (80% reimbursement): between 4 to 7 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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