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Beat the crowds and get more time to soak in the sights with faster than skip-the-line Vatican Museums tickets. Peer at the Sistine Chapel's iconic frescoes and marvel at intricate works of art with priority access St. Peter's Basilica tickets.

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Soak in the sight of the finest Renaissance masterpieces in just 3 hours on this award-winning best of Vatican tour in a small group of 20 or less. If you prefer a longer tour, check out Exclusive Vatican Museums Tour with Vatican Gardens & Bramante Staircase Access.

Using your Faster Than Skip-the-Line Vatican Museums tickets, enter the premises through a dedicated entrance and get ahead of other tours who wait in queue for almost an hour. Stroll through the Hall of Maps, the Gallery of Tapestries, the Gallery of Candelabra, Pinecone Courtyard and the Raphael Rooms and feast your eyes on the timeless sculptures and sublime paintings decorating its walls.

Present your Sistine Chapel tickets then, peer at Michelangelo's famed fresco, The Creation of Adam, among other works of art. Afterwards, make your way to through a special entrance using your skip-the-line St. Peter's Basilica tickets which saves you from waiting in tireless queues. Gaze at one of the most famous sculptures in the world, Michelangelo's Pieta, among other magnificent works of art at the place of worship. Finish the tour at St. Peter's Square where the papal audience gathers.
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Please be aware that until March, there will not be a guided tour inside the St Peter’s Basilica due to the site's restrictions but time will be allotted to explore independently. This will not affect the duration of the tour.
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English Tour (Max 20 People)
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Adult (Age 19 & over)
USD 70.37
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Child (Age 6-18)
USD 64.79
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Infant (Age 0-5)
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  • st. peter's basilica tickets
Get the most of your Vatican tour and go past the long lines with skip the line Vatican Museum tickets through a special entrance for more time for sightseeing and less for waiting. Marvel at the Sistine Chapel's gems before wielding your priority access St. Peter's Basilica tickets for more time inside the tallest dome in the world.
  • Duration: 3.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Faster than skip-the-line Vatican Museums tickets / Sistine Chapel tickets / Use of headsets / English-speaking art historian guide / Skip-the-line St. Peter's Basilica tickets
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Starting time: 08:00 (Small Group Tour) - 14:30 (Semi-Private & Small) (Show details)
  • 07:45 Meet Your Guide at the Steps in front of the Vatican Museums Entrance
  • 08:00 Start of Vatican Museums Tour
    vatican museums tickets, vatican tour, sculptures Equipped with special access Vatican Museums tickets, bypass long queues as you enter the premises through an exclusive entrance. Go past other tour groups who have to wait in line for around an hour.
  • Vatican Gardens Balcony
    st peters basilica dome, vatican gardens Head out to the balcony and glimpse St. Peter's Basilica which boasts the highest dome in the entire world. See the Vatican Gardens' landscaped yard as you hear about its fascinating history dating back to the 13th century.
  • Pinecone Courtyard
    pinecone courtyard, vatican museums tickets Take a stroll through the Courtyard of the Pigna's manicured lawns. Discover the rich history of the Roman Empire as well as the Catholic Church as you view well-preserved sculptures and statues side by side vibrant greenery.
  • Gallery of Maps
    gallery of maps, vatican museums tickets Retrace Italy's long, colorful history as you roam the 120-meter long Gallery of Maps. Take in its magnificent frescoes which are often confused with those at the Sistine Chapel. See vibrant, historic maps detailing the geography of the country's regions.
  • Gallery of Tapestries
    vatican museums tickets, vatican tour Step foot into the decorated gallery and find yourself surrounded by vibrant tapestries. The works of art, which depict stories about Saint Peter, Paul, and Moses, were drawn by Raphael's students before they were transformed into tapestries.
  • Gallery of the Candelabra
    Rome, Vatican, St. Peter's Basilica Pass through ornate bronze gates and marvel at marble columns lined by sublime statues. Walk through its marble floor and find the imposing candelabra at the heart of the hall.
  • Raphael Rooms
    Rome, Vatican Museums, Laocoon and His Sons Continue your Vatican Museums tour at the Raphael Rooms. Discover Catholic history at the Room of Constantine, see the Old Testament retold at the Room of Heliodorus, gaze at Raphael's masterpiece at Room of the Segnatura, and relive the journeys of 2 popes at the Room of the Fire in the Borgo.
  • The Sistine Chapel
    2015-03-17_141849 As guided tours are not permitted inside, your expert art historian guide will fill you in on facts about the Pope's official residence with the aid of photos of the paintings. With Sistine Chapel tickets, explore at your own pace to admire Michelangelo's famous fresco, The Creation of Adam.
  • St. Peter’s Basilica
    2015-03-17_141616 Get ahead of the crowds using your skip-the-line St. Peter's Basilica tickets. Bask in the tranquil atmosphere and awe at sublime sculptures, including Michelangelo's Pieta. Stand below the tallest dome in the world, which is so high it can fit the Statue of Liberty.
  • St. Peter’s Square
    st peters square, family Make your last stop at St. Peter’s Square where you can admire Bernini’s clever optical illusion. Then, spot the balcony where Pope delivers his public addresses and snap photos of the imposing exterior of the basilica.
  • 11:00 Tour Ends at St. Peter's Square
Package detail / Schedule
Upgrade: Semi-Private English Tour (Max 12 People)
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 12.
Adult (Age 19 & over)
USD 103.33
USD 103.33
Child (Age 6-18)
USD 97.74
USD 97.74
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
Instant Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
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Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 19 & over)
from USD 103.33
from USD 103.33
Child (Age 6-18)
from USD 97.74
from USD 97.74
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
  • st. peter's basilica tickets
Level up your Vatican tour for an intimate visual experience. Don't miss a word from your guide as you explore the museums in a small group using headsets.
  • Duration: 3.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Faster than skip-the-line Vatican Museums tickets / Sistine Chapel tickets / Use of headsets / English-speaking art historian guide / Skip-the-line St. Peter's Basilica tickets
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

Starting time: 08:00 (Small Group Tour) - 14:30 (Semi-Private & Small) (Show details)
  • 07:45 Meet Your Guide at the Steps in front of the Vatican Museums Entrance
  • 08:00 Start of Vatican Museums Tour
    vatican museums tickets, vatican tour, sculptures Equipped with special access Vatican Museums tickets, bypass long queues as you enter the premises through an exclusive entrance. Go past other tour groups who have to wait in line for around an hour.
  • Vatican Gardens Balcony
    st peters basilica dome, vatican gardens Head out to the balcony and glimpse St. Peter's Basilica which boasts the highest dome in the entire world. See the Vatican Gardens' landscaped yard as you hear about its fascinating history dating back to the 13th century.
  • Pinecone Courtyard
    pinecone courtyard, vatican museums tickets Take a stroll through the Courtyard of the Pigna's manicured lawns. Discover the rich history of the Roman Empire as well as the Catholic Church as you view well-preserved sculptures and statues side by side vibrant greenery.
  • Gallery of Maps
    gallery of maps, vatican museums tickets Retrace Italy's long, colorful history as you roam the 120-meter long Gallery of Maps. Take in its magnificent frescoes which are often confused with those at the Sistine Chapel. See vibrant, historic maps detailing the geography of the country's regions.
  • Gallery of Tapestries
    vatican museums tickets, vatican tour Step foot into the decorated gallery and find yourself surrounded by vibrant tapestries. The works of art, which depict stories about Saint Peter, Paul, and Moses, were drawn by Raphael's students before they were transformed into tapestries.
  • Gallery of the Candelabra
    Rome, Vatican, St. Peter's Basilica Pass through ornate bronze gates and marvel at marble columns lined by sublime statues. Walk through its marble floor and find the imposing candelabra at the heart of the hall.
  • Raphael Rooms
    Rome, Vatican Museums, Laocoon and His Sons Continue your Vatican Museums tour at the Raphael Rooms. Discover Catholic history at the Room of Constantine, see the Old Testament retold at the Room of Heliodorus, gaze at Raphael's masterpiece at Room of the Segnatura, and relive the journeys of 2 popes at the Room of the Fire in the Borgo.
  • The Sistine Chapel
    2015-03-17_141849 As guided tours are not permitted inside, your expert art historian guide will fill you in on facts about the Pope's official residence with the aid of photos of the paintings. With Sistine Chapel tickets, explore at your own pace to admire Michelangelo's famous fresco, The Creation of Adam.
  • St. Peter’s Basilica
    2015-03-17_141616 Get ahead of the crowds using your skip-the-line St. Peter's Basilica tickets. Bask in the tranquil atmosphere and awe at sublime sculptures, including Michelangelo's Pieta. Stand below the tallest dome in the world, which is so high it can fit the Statue of Liberty.
  • St. Peter’s Square
    st peters square, family Make your last stop at St. Peter’s Square where you can admire Bernini’s clever optical illusion. Then, spot the balcony where Pope delivers his public addresses and snap photos of the imposing exterior of the basilica.
  • 11:00 Tour Ends at St. Peter's Square
Package detail / Schedule
French Tour (Max 20 People)
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 20.
Adult (Age 19 & over)
USD 70.37
USD 70.37
Child (Age 6-18)
USD 64.79
USD 64.79
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
Instant Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 19 & over)
USD 70.37
USD 70.37
Child (Age 6-18)
USD 64.79
USD 64.79
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
  • Vatican Museums
Avoid waiting in long lines on your Vatican Museums tour and enter through a special entrance using faster than skip-the-line Vatican Museums tickets while accompanied by an expert, French-speaking guide. Admire Michelangelo's paintings and sculptures with your Sistine Chapel and priority access St. Peter's Basilica tickets.
  • Duration: 3.5 - 4 hour(s)
  • Available: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Faster than skip-the-line Vatican Museums tickets / Sistine Chapel tickets / Use of headsets / French-speaking guide / Skip-the-line St. Peter's Basilica tickets
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

Starting time: 08:30 09:15 14:30
Starting time: 08:30 09:15 14:30
  • 07:45 Meet Your Guide at the Corner of Piazza Santa Maria delle Grazie and Via Candia
  • 08:00 Start of Vatican Museums Tour
    vatican museums tickets, vatican tour, sculptures Equipped with special access Vatican Museums tickets, bypass long queues as you enter the premises through an exclusive entrance. Go past other tour groups who have to wait in line for around an hour.
  • Vatican Gardens Balcony
    st peters basilica dome, vatican gardens Head out to the balcony and glimpse St. Peter's Basilica which boasts the highest dome in the entire world. See the Vatican Gardens' landscaped yard as you hear about its fascinating history dating back to the 13th century.
  • Pinecone Courtyard
    pinecone courtyard, vatican museums tickets Take a stroll through the Courtyard of the Pigna's manicured lawns. Discover the rich history of the Roman Empire as well as the Catholic Church as you view well-preserved sculptures and statues side by side vibrant greenery.
  • Gallery of Maps
    gallery of maps, vatican museums tickets Retrace Italy's long, colorful history as you roam the 120-meter long Gallery of Maps. Take in its magnificent frescoes which are often confused with those at the Sistine Chapel. See vibrant, historic maps detailing the geography of the country's regions.
  • Gallery of Tapestries
    vatican museums tickets, vatican tour Step foot into the decorated gallery and find yourself surrounded by vibrant tapestries. The works of art, which depict stories about Saint Peter, Paul, and Moses, were drawn by Raphael's students before they were transformed into tapestries.
  • Gallery of the Candelabra
    Rome, Vatican, St. Peter's Basilica Pass through ornate bronze gates and marvel at marble columns lined by sublime statues. Walk through its marble floor and find the imposing candelabra at the heart of the hall.
  • Raphael Rooms
    vatican museums tickets, vatican tour, raphael Continue your Vatican Museums tour at the Raphael Rooms. Discover Catholic history at the Room of Constantine, see the Old Testament retold at the Room of Heliodorus, gaze at Raphael's masterpiece at Room of the Segnatura, and relive the journeys of 2 popes at the Room of the Fire in the Borgo.
  • The Sistine Chapel
    2015-03-17_141849 As guided tours are not permitted inside, your expert guide will fill you in on facts about the Pope's official residence with the aid of photos of the paintings. With Sistine Chapel tickets, explore at your own pace to admire Michelangelo's famous fresco, The Creation of Adam.
  • St. Peter’s Basilica
    2015-03-17_141616 Get ahead of the crowds using your skip-the-line St. Peter's Basilica tickets. Bask in the tranquil atmosphere and awe at sublime sculptures, including Michelangelo's Pieta. Stand below the tallest dome in the world, which is so high it can fit the Statue of Liberty.
  • St. Peter’s Square
    st peters square, family Make your last stop at St. Peter’s Square where you can admire Bernini’s clever optical illusion. Then, spot the balcony where Pope delivers his public addresses and snap photos of the imposing exterior of the basilica.
  • 11:30 Tour Ends at St. Peter's Square
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Restriction(s)
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    • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
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    • This tour involves a fair amount of walking and going through stairs. Comfortable shoes are recommended.
    • Entrance into the Vatican requires a strict dress code. Knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women.
    • 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.
Additional Note(s)
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    • The tour guide has full discretion to refuse service to customers based on attire, behavior, physical fitness and condition.
    • On Wednesday mornings and 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 is advised to travel on another day.
    • The Basilica is also subject to last minute closures for religious ceremonies. When this occurs, there will be a longer tour of the Vatican Museums instead.
    • 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.
    • Non-flash photography is permitted throughout the tour, except in the Sistine Chapel, where photography and talking are prohibited.
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 08:45 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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Duration 3.5 - 4 hour(s)
Availability Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat

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We booked this before leaving the UK and are really glad that we did. The guide, Antonio, was really knowledgeable and somehow managed to not loose any of us in the packed Vatican museums. It was a t...more
The tour guide we had was very passionate about the vatican and it's history, her English was excellent, I would thoroughly recommend this tour to everyone with an interest in visiting the vatican an...more
no waiting lines, very good backround information, etc.
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