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

Rome: Exclusive Small-Group Vatican Tour

Product ID: 307503
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Discover the highlights of Vatican city on a 3-hour walking tour that will take you inside the outstanding Musei Vaticani, Basilica and much more. Be accompanied by a professional guide who will share the history of these interesting places.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Skip the line through a separate entrance
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Benefit from skip-the-line tickets for the Vatican Museums
  • Visit the biggest church in the world, Saint Peter's Basilica
  • Enjoy the best of the Vatican on a tour with a small group
Full description
Explore the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica in a truly personal way. Stroll the well-walked corridors  with an experienced and licensed guide, on a comprehensive 3-hour walking tour. Discover all the secrets of your favourite Renaissance artists and Baroque Popes, and ask your guide all the questions you've always wanted to know the answers to.

​Raphael, Perugino, Botticelli and Pinturicchio are just some of the finest Italian painters you meet on your tour between the halls of the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel. Reach the chapel to admire the infamous Giudizio Universale, Michelangelo’s masterpiece. Enter the magnificent Basilica of Saint Peter, where your guide will share the secrets behind the Burial of Saint Peter, Bernini’s Baldacchino and Michelangelo’s Pietà.

 ​As you leave the church, enter into Saint Peter’s Square, to be surrounded by stunning statues of the Apostles, Saints and Martires dominating the façade of the basilica and Bernini’s Colonnato.
Includes
  • Licensed guide
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance ticket to the Vatican Museums and St. Peter's Basilica
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities, optional
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

In front of Cafè Vaticano, opposite the museum entrance.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Shorts
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Sleeveless shirts
Know before you go
• The entrance ticket to the Vatican Museumsm and Saint Peter's Basilica is not included
• Entrance price can vary between €21 to €31 per person for the Vatican Museums, and €1.50 per person for the Basilica
• Entry to the Vatican Museums and St. Peter’s Basilica is permitted only to appropriately dressed visitors: low cut or sleeveless clothing, shorts, miniskirts and hats are not allowed
• Large bags, umbrellas and other items are not allowed
• St. Peter’s Basilica is an active church and can be closed unexpectedly for liturgical ceremonies or unforeseen circumstances. If closed, the time inside the Vatican Museums will be extended
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Product ID: 307503