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  2. Lazio
  3. Rome
  4. Vatican City

Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel & St. Peter’s Basilica Tour

Product ID: 154026
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Skip the long lines to the main monuments of the Vatican City on a tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica with a professional art historian guide.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Skip the very long lines to the main monuments of the Vatican City
  • Marvel at masterpieces of art in the Vatican Museums
  • See Michelangelo's miraculous frescoes in the Sistine Chapel
  • Admire the art and architecture of most famous Catholic cathedral in the world
Full description
Skip the long lines to the Vatican Museums and discover masterpieces of art and antiquities from the papal collections. Wander down the vast galleries to see sculptures, paintings and historical artifacts accumulated by the popes over many centuries.

Admire the Renaissance painting of The Transfiguration by Raphael and the marble statue of Laocoön and His Sons, along with treasures by Da Vinci and Van Gogh. Enter the miraculous Sistine Chapel to gaze in wonder at Michelangelo’s iconic painting on the ceiling. Learn more about the symbolism and stories from the Bible that the artist depicted in the fresco.

Then, marvel at the grandeur of St. Peter’s Basilica from the inside and see the architectural treasures of the world’s largest church. Look in wonder at the features of the dome and other highlights of the amazing monument.

This 3-hour guided Vatican Museum Tour includes skip-the-line service with tickets included (valid for the whole day). Both private and semi-private options are available to book.
Includes
  • Entrance fees
  • Professional art historian guide
  • Guaranteed fast-track tickets
What’s Not Included
  • Optional gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Food and drinks
  • Access to special events, closed areas and temporary exhibitions

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meeting point varies depending on option booked.

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Sleeveless shirts
Know before you go
• The Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica are subject to closure without prior notice from the museum management. If this occurs, you will be provided with an appropriate alternative if the museum opening time is delayed by more than 1 hour. The local tour operator is unable to offer refunds or discounts
• The tour route may be affected by national celebrations. If this occurs, you will be provided with an alternative route covering most highlights. The local tour operator is unable to offer refunds or discounts
• Tour available for wheelchair users upon request
• Appropriate dress is required to enter some sites on this tour
• Large bags and suitcases are not allowed inside the museum
• This tour cannot accept wheelchairs; please look into the private tour option if you require wheelchair assistance
Customer reviews
Overall rating
5.0 / 5
based on 3 reviews
Review summary
Service
5.0/5
Organization
4.7/5
Value for money
4.7/5
Safety
4.7/5

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Babylon Tours Rome

Product ID: 154026