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Vatican Museums, Sistine & St Peter: Skip-the-Line Tour

Product ID: 9241
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Take a guided tour of Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica. Enter through an exclusive privileged entry for Vatican Museums partners.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Skip the line through a separate entrance
Save up to 2-3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
German, English, Spanish, French, Portuguese
Audio guide/headphones
German, English, Spanish, French, Portuguese
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Be guided by a professional through Papal treasures of the Vatican Museums with entry through a privileged door
  • Join a group of 35 people maximum
  • Learn about the Sistine Chapel and admire it's 'Creation of Adam'
  • See the Raphael Rooms and learn about the School of Athens
Full description
Take a 3-hour guided tour of the holiest site in Christendom on a guided walking tour of the Vatican Museums including a comprehensive visit to the Sistine Chapel and the masterpieces of St. Peter’s Basilica.

With exclusive skip-the-line access through the Vatican Museums partners' entrance, save the long wait in the lines that usually form outside one of the world’s most popular attractions.

Considered one of the most important places in the history of human civilization, start your tour at the museum to see the important collections of art that various popes have acquired throughout the centuries.

Look out for renowned sculptures and masterpieces of Renaissance art. Feel the weight of history and get a sense of the sacred as you spy paintings by Raphael, Giotto, Leonardo da Vinci, Caravaggio and Michelangelo, including his masterwork in the Sistine Chapel.
Includes
  • Vatican Museums entrance ticket
  • Priority entrance for Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica
  • Group guided tour
  • Exclusive partner entrance access
  • Official Vatican Museum headset
  • Visit to Raphael Rooms (morning tours only)
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • St. Peter's Dome
  • Tombs of the Popes

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Piazza del Risorgimento, in the middle of the square in front of Bar L'Ottagono. Look out for the team wearing pink a 'I love Rome' uniform. Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes prior to tour start time. Latecomers cannot be accommodated.

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Shorts
  • Hats
  • Baby strollers
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts
Know before you go
• Please be ready for an airport-style security check after skipping the long line outside. On peak days the wait time can be impacted by security checks
• In high season the time allowed inside the Sistine Chapel could be limited by the Vatican Museums security staff
• This tour visits religious sites, and there is a dress code to be observed. Visitors must be dressed appropriately: no sleeveless blouses, no miniskirts, no shorts and no hats are allowed
• No umbrellas, trolleys, baby strollers, large bags or tripods will be allowed into the Museums
• Important: in case of religious events and on Wednesday tours the visit to Saint Peter's Basilica will be replaced with a visit to the Vatican Library
• Unfortunately this tour is not wheelchair accessible
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From US$ 66.43 US$ 53.14 per person

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Product ID: 9241