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  1. Italy
  2. Lazio
  3. Rome
  4. St. Peter's Basilica

Rome: Vatican, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Church Tour

Product ID: 304778
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Follow your tour guide through the walls of the largest church in the world. Discover the world's greatest art collection in the Vatican Museum and admire Michelangelo's greatest artwork: the Sistine Chapel.
About this activity
Duration 2.5 hours
Skip the line through a separate entrance
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Audio guide/headphones
English
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Avoid the long lines and walk straight into the Vatican Museums
  • Admire Michelangelo's breathtaking Sistine Chapel
  • Benefit from the knowledge and expertise of your professional guide
Full description
Skip-the-line and take your time to discover the wonders of the Vatican Museums and St. Peter's Church. Explore the masterpieces housed in both locations in the company of a knowledgeable and expert tour guide.

Start your tour in the Vatican Museums. Stroll through the Pinecone Courtyard, the Hall of Maps, the Gallery of Tapestries and the Gallery of Candelabra. Enjoy a detailed commentary about each of the artists that contributed to the greatness of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.  Next, take your time to admire the Sistine Chapel and see if you can spot Michelangelo's self-portrait among all the painted biblical characters.

Afterwards, take advantage of exclusive direct entrance to St. Peter's Church. Admire the greatness of St. Peter's Basilica and marvel at the world-famous Pietà by Michelangelo. Finish your tour in St. Peter Square where you will get the chance to experience the optical illusion created by Bernini and see the balcony where the Pope makes his famous addresses.
Includes
  • Skip-the-line entrance to the Vatican Museums, The Sistine Chapel and St.Peter's Church
  • Guided tour
  • Headsets
What’s Not Included
  • St. Peter's Dome entrance tickets
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet your tour guide by the stairway next to the Caffè Vaticano and the Hotel Alimandi Vaticano, on the opposite street of the entrance of the Vatican Museums. Closest metro station: Ottaviano-Musei Vaticani (line A).

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Not allowed
  • Shorts
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts
  • Inappropriate clothing
Know before you go
• A respectful dress code must be adhered to when entering the Vatican: shorts, skirts, and flip flops may not be worn inside.
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Milan Experience

Product ID: 304778