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No Wait Entry Skip the Line Vatican Museums Tour with Bramante Staircase Access Instant Confirmation


Visit all the highlights of the Vatican on this half-day tour without waiting in the long lines. Explore the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's Basilica and get the opportunity to see the Bramante Staircase, usually closed to the public.

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  • Bramante Staircase
  • St. Peter's Basilica
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Adult (Age 19 & over)
USD 108.66
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USD 102.75
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Adult (Age 19 & over)
USD 108.66
USD 108.66
Child (Age 6-18)
USD 102.75
USD 102.75
Infant (Age 0-5)
  • Duration: 5 hour(s)
  • Available: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: English-speaking guide / Skip-the-line entry tickets to St. Peter’s Basilica and Vatican Museums / Special access to the Bramante Staircase / Use of audio headset / Entry to the Sistine Chapel
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
  • Schedule
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  • Check-out
    Time & Location

  • 07:45 Check-in at the Entrance of the Vatican Museums
  • 08:00 The Vatican Museums
    Vatican Museums With access to a special entrance, you'll skip long lines and start your tour of the world-renowned Vatican Museums. Admire and get acquainted with the artistic masterpieces collected by the popes over the years. See up close the most significant Renaissance works of art in the world.
  • Pinacoteca
    19095553_S Explore the 18 rooms of the Pinacoteca, also known as the Picture Gallery, which showcases a collection of paintings from the Middles Ages to 1800, including the works of famous artists like Da Vinci, Caravaggio and more.
  • Bramante Staircase
    Bramante Staircase Normally off-limits to the public, you'll be able to visit the Bramante Staircase in the Pio-Clementine Museum. One was built in 1505 and the other in 1932. Marvel at the staircase's double-helix shape, designed centuries before the DNA was discovered.
  • Sistine Chapel
    Sistine Chapel Enter the Sistine Chapel to see the world-famous ceiling fresco depicting the Creation of Adam, The Last Judgment and more. Marvel at these stunning paintings which Michelangelo completed in 1512.
  • Raphael Rooms
    50841430_M Discover the four Raphael Rooms, located at the Pontifical Palace. Here you will see the famous frescoes painted by Raphael with the School of Athens.
  • More Attractions
    vatican_gallery_long Grab this rare opportunity to visit other galleries in the complex, such as the Chiaramonti Museum, Etruscan Gregorian Museum, Gallery of the Candelabra, Gallery of the Tapestries and Gallery of Maps, and see other rare works of art.
  • St. Peter’s Basilica
    St. Peter's Basilica Finally, the tour ends at St. Peter's Basilica, one of the largest churches in the world and the most renowned work of Renaissance architecture today.
  • 12:30 Tour Ends at St. Peter's Square
    • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Appropriate dress is required for entry into some sites on this tour. Knees, shoulders and backs must be covered.
    • No clothing that exposes a large amount of skin
Additional Note(s)
    • This tour operates with a maximum of 20 participants.
    • Extra measures may also restrict the size of bags that can be brought inside. To avoid disruptions or possible denied entry, it is strongly recommended that guests avoid bringing large purses, bags, or backpacks on your tour.
    • On Wednesdays, access to St. Peter's Basilica and Square may be closed at the time of the morning tour due to the Papal Audience.
    • Due to increased security measures at many attractions some lines may form on tours with 'Skip the Line' or 'No Wait' access.
    • St. Peter's Basilica and other religious sites are subject to occasional closures for religious ceremonies. When this occurs, guests will be provided with an extended tour of the Vatican Museums or appropriate alternative.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a maximum of 20.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 08:00 local time, 3 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
Change policy
  • Changes made to bookings 72 hours prior to the activity will be subject to rebooking fees.
USD 108.66
USD 108.66

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1% Reward Points
(5.00/5.00) 5.00 / 5
(4 reviews)
Language English
Pick-up Not available
Duration 5 hour(s)
Availability Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat


The tour was interesting and thorough, paying extra for the Bramante staircase was well worth it. Also it was clear our tour guide Francesca was knowledgeable and passionate about art and history. She...more
by: Philip
I am very satisfied with the prompt booking confirmation. Website is easily navigated. Never have to contact customer support yet but I am sure it will be as efficient as the whole experience. I wou...more
by: Philip
Very informative and interesting tour. St. Peters Basilica is a once in a life time experience.
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No Wait Entry Skip the Line Vatican Museums Tour with Bramante Staircase Access