Skip the Line: Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Guided Tour

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Take a tour of the famous Vatican Museums and have a glimpse of one of the most important art collections in the world. This tour has its reserved entrance, free from the mass of tourists queuing outside. Prepare to be mesmerized with one of the greatest masterpieces of all time. See St. Peter's Basilica, the world's largest church built by Italy's greatest architects. Admire the Sistine Chapel and discover its beauty.

Highlights
  • Enjoy a preferred partners, skip the line entrance at the Vatican Museums
  • Browse through one of the finest art collection in the world
  • Marvel at the glorious St. Peter's Basilica and admire the masterpiece of greatest Italian architects
  • Monolingual Tour with Professional Guide and Headset
  • Admire the Sistine Chapel's powerful exterior as well as its extraordinary interiors.

Description

Choose to be picked up at your hotel in the city centre of Rome or meet the guide at the Vatican Museums. The tour can be taken in the Morning or Afternoon, depending on your plans. With a professional guide, browse through one of the most important art collections in the world, admire the famous Sistine Chapel and get an exclusive access to St. Peter's Basilica.

Start your tour at Vatican Museums and have fun browsing through its impressive, spectacular art collection. Check out the Gallery of Tapestries, a 75 meter long gallery exhibiting tapestries from two different periods and manufacturers. Admire the Gallery of Geographical Maps displaying a series of Italy's map based on drawings by Ignazio Danti. Learn Interesting facts about the remarkable artworks collected by the popes throughout the centuries.

Continue to one of the greatest masterpieces of all time, Sistine Chapel. Take in the enchanting work of art giving you a priceless memory to cherish. Famous for Michelangelo's frescoes, appreciate Sistine Chapel's powerful exterior as well as its extraordinary interiors.

Then, head towards St. Peter's Basilica, one of the largest churches in the world. See one of the holiest Catholic shrines recognized as the greatest of all churches of Christendom. Designed by Italy's greatest architects, St. Peter's Basilica is deemed as the most remarkable work Renaissance architecture.

Available Languages

April to October

08:30, 14:30 - English, Spanish and German (Monolingual Tour)

08:30, 14:30 - French and Portuguese (Bilingual Tour)

11:00 - English only

November to March

08:30 - English, Spanish and German; French (only on Saturdays)

14:30 - English, Spanish and Italian

Includes

  • Skip the Line entry ticket to the Vatican Museum

  • Skip the Line entry ticket to the Sistine Chapel

  • Skip the Line entry ticket to St. Peter’s Basilica

  • English-speaking guide
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Morning Tour

Duration: 4 hour(s)
Available: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri and Sat
Pick-up: Not available
Inclusions: Skip the Line entry ticket to the Vatican Museum / Skip the Line entry ticket to the Sistine Chapel / Skip the Line entry ticket to St. Peter’s Basilica / English-speaking guide

Schedule

  • 08:15

    Meet-up at Piazza del Risorgimento

  • 08:30

    Your Vatican Museums Tour Begins!

    Skip the lines with a special access tickets and visit Vatican Museums with your guide. Visit Chandelier’s Gallery, Gallery of Tapestries, the Geographical Maps, Raphael’s Rooms, admire the museum's immense collection and see some of the most important masterpieces of Renaissance art in the world.

  • Sistine Chapel

    Visit the interior of the famous Sistine Chapel and marvel at its magnificent ceiling decorated by Michelangelo and its most famous center piece, "The Creation of Adam".

  • St. Peter's Basilica

    St. Peter's Basilica is one of the largest in the world and a shining example of Renaissance architecture. See the famous Holy Door, Pieta by Michelangelo, Bernini's "Cathedra Petri" , "Gloria" , the bronze statue of St. Peter, the Altar with famous Bernini's Baldachin.

  • 12:00

    Tour ends at St. Peter's Basilica

Adult ( Age & over ) From Child ( Age & over ) From Infant ( Age & over ) Free
Afternoon Tour

Duration: 3:30 hour(s)
Available: Fri and Sat
Pick-up: Not available
Inclusions: Skip the Line entry ticket to the Vatican Museum / Skip the Line entry ticket to the Sistine Chapel / Skip the Line entry ticket to St. Peter’s Basilica / English-speaking guide

Schedule

  • 14:15

    Meet-up at Piazza del Risorgimento

  • 14:30

    Your Vatican Museums Tour Begins!

    Skip the lines with a special access tickets and visit Vatican Museums with your guide. Visit Chandelier’s Gallery, Gallery of Tapestries, the Geographical Maps, Raphael’s Rooms, admire the museum's immense collection and see some of the most important masterpieces of Renaissance art in the world.

  • Sistine Chapel

    Visit the interior of the famous Sistine Chapel and marvel at its magnificent ceiling decorated by Michelangelo and its most famous center piece, "The Creation of Adam".

  • St. Peter's Basilica

    St. Peter's Basilica is one of the largest in the world and a shining example of Renaissance architecture. See the famous Holy Door, Pieta by Michelangelo, Bernini's "Cathedra Petri" , "Gloria" , the bronze statue of St. Peter, the Altar with famous Bernini's Baldachin.

  • 17:30

    Check-out

Adult ( Age & over ) From Child ( Age & over ) From Infant ( Age & over ) Free
Afternoon Tour with Hotel Pick-Up

Duration: 3 - 4 hour(s)
Available: Fri and Sat
Pick-up: Available
Inclusions: Skip the Line entry ticket to the Vatican Museum / Skip the Line entry ticket to the Sistine Chapel / Skip the Line entry ticket to St. Peter’s Basilica / English-speaking guide

Schedule

  • 13:30

    Pick up at Select Hotels in Rome

  • 14:30

    Your Vatican Museums Tour Begins!

    Skip the lines with a special access tickets and visit Vatican Museums with your guide. Visit Chandelier’s Gallery, Gallery of Tapestries, the Geographical Maps, Raphael’s Rooms, admire the museum's immense collection and see some of the most important masterpieces of Renaissance art in the world.

  • Sistine Chapel

    Visit the interior of the famous Sistine Chapel and marvel at its magnificent ceiling decorated by Michelangelo and its most famous center piece, "The Creation of Adam".

  • St. Peter's Basilica

    St. Peter's Basilica is one of the largest in the world and a shining example of Renaissance architecture. See the famous Holy Door, Pieta by Michelangelo, Bernini's "Cathedra Petri" , "Gloria" , the bronze statue of St. Peter, the Altar with famous Bernini's Baldachin.

  • 17:30

    Tour ends at St. Peter's Basilica

The tour was absolutely fabulous and informative. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and friendly.

Millicent

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  • (For Check-In) Piazza del Risorgimento, (Via Ottaviano) Time: 08:15:00

  • (For Check-Out) Piazza del Risorgimento, (Via Ottaviano) Time: 12:00:00

Check-in Time & Location

  • (For Check-In) Piazza del Risorgimento, (Via Ottaviano) Time: 08:15:00

Check-out Time & Location

  • (For Check-Out) Piazza del Risorgimento, (Via Ottaviano) Time: 12:00:00

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Notes

Restriction(s)
All Packages
  • In Rome, especially in places of worship and inside the Vatican Museums, it is strictly forbidden to bring stroller, bulky bags or umbrellas, or to wear low-cut clothing. Shoulders should be covered as well.

Afternoon Tour with Hotel Pick-Up
  • Please note that pick-up service is available only from hotels with 24h reception service provided. If you are staying at an apartment or a hotel without 24h reception service, please select the package without hotel pick-up included.

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The tour was absolutely fabulous and informative. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and friendly.

Millicent

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