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St. Peter's Basilica and Vatican Necropolis Tour with Reserved Entry and Guide
 

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Discover St. Peter's Basilica's hidden depths with an official Vatican guide. Take an exclusive Vatican Necropolis tour and see Saint Peter's tomb. Cut lines as you enter through a dedicated gate and see masterpieces by Michelangelo and Bernini.

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FAQ

Q. Can I take photos during my Vatican visit?
A. Non-flash photography is permitted in most areas of the Vatican Museums and St. Peter's Basilica. But, photography of any kind is not allowed inside the Sistine Chapel.
Q. What should I wear on my Vatican visit?
A. Men, women, and children must have their shoulders and knees covered at all times. Low-cut clothing and hats are not allowed.
Q. What is the best time to visit the Vatican?
A. If you want to avoid the crowds, go really early or really late. There are tours on VELTRA that provide access to the Sistine Chapel before it opens to the public and to the Vatican Museums after its operating hours.
Q. What is the best day of the week to visit the Vatican?
A. Visit on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday to avoid most of the crowds.

Most of the museums in Rome are closed on Mondays, the Papal Audience is staged every Wednesday, locals are part of the crowds on Saturdays and the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel are closed on Sundays.
Q. What is the difference between the Necropolis, the Scavi, Vatican Crypts, and Papal Tombs?
A. The Vatican Necropolis is the ancient Roman cemetery found below Saint Peter's Basilica. The Scavi is where the tomb of St. Peter is located while the Vatican Crypts and Papal Tombs refer to the same thing which is where popes have been laid to rest.
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 11:30 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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St. Peter's Basilica and Vatican Necropolis Tour with Reserved Entry and Guide
Discover St. Peter's Basilica's hidden depths with an official Vatican guide. Take an exclusive Vatican Necropolis tour and see Saint Peter's tomb. Cut lines as you enter through a dedicated gate and see masterpieces by Michelangelo and Bernini.