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Skip the Line: Vatican Museums Tour with St. Peter’s Basilica and Sistine Chapel Instant Confirmation

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See the very best of the Vatican in just half a day – from the Sistine Chapel and the Raphael Rooms to St. Peter’s Basilica – with an expert guide to help you get the most from your experience.

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Semi-Private Vatican Museums Tour
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Adult (Age 19 & over)
USD 115.05
USD 115.05
Child (Age 6-18)
USD 109.08
USD 109.08
Infant (Age 0-5)
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free
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Adult (Age 19 & over)
USD 115.05
USD 115.05
Child (Age 6-18)
USD 109.08
USD 109.08
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
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Semi-Private Vatican tour travels in groups of 12 people or less.
  • Duration: 3.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Admission / English-speaking guide
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Starting time: 08:10 10:25
Starting time: 08:10 10:25
  • 07:55 Check-in
  • 08:10 Tour begins
    2015-03-17_142019 You’ll see the Pinecone Courtyard, the Hall of Maps, the Gallery of Tapestries, the Gallery of Candelabra and the incredible Raphael Rooms. Listen as your guide brings these works of art to life for you – pointing out things you never would have noticed on your own.
  • Sistine Chapel
    2015-03-17_142203 Guided tours are not permitted within the chapel, so your tour guide will have already filled you in on the details with the aid of photographs of the paintings. Take your time and admire Michelangelo's famous masterpiece.
  • St. Peter’s Basilica
    2015-03-17_142322 After getting our fill of the Sistine Chapel, you’ll use our Skip the Line Access again, exiting by a special door which leads us straight into St. Peter’s Basilica and past another long line. See the incredible altar and marvel at Michelangelo’s beautiful sculpture, La Pietà.
  • St. Peter’s Square
    2015-03-17_142257 The tour finishes out in St. Peter’s Square where you can admire Bernini’s clever optical illusion, spot the balcony from which the Pope delivers his public addresses and snap photos of the imposing exterior of the basilica.
  • 11:10 Tour ends
Package detail / Schedule
Skip the Line: Vatican Museums Tour with St. Peter’s Basilica and Sistine Chapel
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult (Age 19 & over)
USD 73.92
USD 73.92
Child (Age 6-18)
USD 67.95
USD 67.95
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
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Adult (Age 19 & over)
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Child (Age 6-18)
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Infant (Age 0-5)
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    Bramante Staircase
Get the most of your Vatican visit and go past the long lines with Skip the Line entry. Spend more time exploring. You will visit all the highlights of the Vatican Museums – from the Sistine Chapel to lesser-known gems of the collection, capping off your tour with a visit to St. Peter’s Basilica.
  • Duration: 3.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Admission / English-speaking guide
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Starting time: 08:00 - 14:30 (Show details)
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  • 07:45 Check in
  • 08:00 Tour begins
    2015-03-17_142229 You’ll see the Pinecone Courtyard, the Hall of Maps, the Gallery of Tapestries, the Gallery of Candelabra and the incredible Raphael Rooms. Listen as your guide brings these works of art to life for you – pointing out things you never would have noticed on your own.
  • Sistine Chapel
    2015-03-17_141849 Guided tours are not permitted within the chapel, so your tour guide will have already filled you in on the details with the aid of photographs of the paintings. Take your time and admire Michelangelo's famous masterpiece.
  • St. Peter’s Basilica
    2015-03-17_141616 After getting your fill of the Sistine Chapel, you’ll use our Skip the Line Access again, exiting by a special door which leads us straight into St. Peter’s Basilica and past another long line. See the incredible altar and marvel at Michelangelo’s beautiful sculpture, La Pietà.
  • St. Peter’s Square
    2015-03-17_142046 The tour finishes out in St. Peter’s Square where you can admire Bernini’s clever optical illusion, spot the balcony from which the Pope delivers his public addresses and snap photos of the imposing exterior of the basilica.
  • 11:00 End of Tour
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Notes
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    • On Wednesday mornings & afternoons St. Peter's Basilica may be closed to the public due to the Papal Audience taking place in Saint Peter’s Square. Customers who wish to visit St. Peter’s Basilica are advised to travel on another day.
    • The Basilica is also subject to last minute closures for religious ceremonies. When this occurs, a longer tour of the Vatican Museums will be offered.
    • This tour involves a fair amount of walking and stairs. Comfortable shoes are recommended.
    • Please note that large bags/tripods/umbrellas/backpacks are not permitted in the Vatican and must be checked into the free luggage storage area. Please do not bring these items as you may need to leave the tour early to retrieve them at the entrance. Only very small bags are allowed.
    • Entrance into the Vatican requires a strict dress code. Knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women.
    • Due to specific Vatican rules, tour guide commentaries for Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica will be given at the start of the tour outside the premises of both sites.
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 09:00 local time, 3 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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(4.68/5.00) 4.68 / 5
(215 reviews)
Language English
Pick-up Not available
Duration 3.5 hour(s)
Availability Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat

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The Basilica
by: Susan
Excellent we were told in the beginning of the tour we may not get to see the Basilica because the Pope was giving a blessing but we got to go through and we even got to see the Pope 15 feet from us. ...more
I recommend this tour to everyone visiting Rome. The booking process, the tour guide and the places to visit is worth every dollars spent! The meeting point was easy to locate and someone will be ...more
by: Antoinette
Great tour and very informative
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