Guided tour

Rome: Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel & St. Peter's Tour

Rome: Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel & St. Peter's Tour

From US$ 110.63 per person

Discover the highlights of the Vatican City with a guided tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's Basilica, and St. Peter's Dome.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 5.5 hours
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Climb to the top of St. Peter's Dome and the explore St. Peter's Basilica
  • Benefit from skip the line entry to the Vatican Museums
  • Learn all about the Vatican, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter's Basilica from an expert guide
Full description

Avoid the long lines with early entry into St. Peter’s Basilica. Make your way to the first level, you can either take an elevator or climb the stairs. At this level, you will see the ornate details of the inside of the dome and overlook the Vatican City. Then, if you are up for the challenge, climb 300 more steps to the top of the dome for fantastic views of the entire city. After the dome climb, admire the ornate interior of St. Peter's Basilica on a guided tour. See the amazing works inside the church, like Michaelangelo’s La Pieta and Bernini’s Baldacchino. Next, walk with your guide to the entrance of the Vatican Museums for a guided tour of a vast collection of artwork and treasures. Explore the Gallery of Tapestries, the Gallery of the Candelabra, and the Gallery of Maps. Arrive at the Sistine Chapel and learn about the frescos and history of the chapel with your guide. After seeing Michelangelo's masterpiece. Explore other sections of the Vatican Museums, including the Pio Clementino Museum, Borgia Apartments, and Raphael Rooms.

Includes
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Guided tour of St. Peter's Basilica
  • Tickets to climb St. Peter's Dome
  • Skip the line Vatican tickets
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Participants

Date

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Meeting point

In front of St. Peter's Basilica by Bernini's North fountain. A representative will be there holding a sign with the company name on it: "The Tour Guy".

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Long pants
  • Long-sleeved shirt

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
  • Tripods

Know before you go

  • During State visits or special religious events, parts of the Vatican may be closed unexpectedly. If an area normally covered on a tour is closed, the guide will still provide explanations of the closed areas from outside. Plus, you will see an extra site or gallery to compensate.
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