Guided tour

Vatican City: Museums, Sistine Chapel, and Gardens Tour

3.8 / 5

26 reviews

Activity provider: Litiberi SRLS

Vatican City: Museums, Sistine Chapel, and Gardens Tour

Activity provider: Litiberi SRLS
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From US$ 63.49 per person

Explore the Vatican Gardens with an audio guide and enjoy skip-the-line entry to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel. Choose between a self-guided tour or a guided tour of the Vatican Museums.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 3.5 hours
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Skip the line through express security check
Live tour guide
English, Spanish, Italian, French, German

Experience

Highlights
  • Immerse yourself in the history of humanity as you explore the Vatican Museums
  • Marvel at Michelangelo's famous fresco on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel
  • Uncover the secrets to the garden architecture of the Gardens of Vatican City
  • Skip the line to discover the highlights of Vatican City on a sightseeing tour
  • Discover the charms of the world's smallest country and its religious leader
Full description

See Vatican City's top attractions on a sightseeing tour where you don't have to wait in line. Discover the treasures of the Vatican Museums with a guide or on your own. Take in the beauty of the Sistine Chapel and Michelangelo's incredible artworks. Explore the Vatican Gardens with an audio guide.

Meet near the Vatican Museums and enjoy fast-track access to Europe's most renowned art collection. Dive into the art world with an expert guide or explore on your own, depending on the option chosen. Take in the Gallery of the Candelabra, the Gallery of Maps, the Gallery of Tapestries, and more.

Admire the impressive collection of classic sculptures at the Pio Clementino Museum. Wander the halls of the ornate and elaborate papal apartments, including the Raphael Rooms and Borgia Apartments. Finally, step into the world of Michelangelo as you uncover the secrets of the Sistine Chapel.

Continue to the Gardens of Vatican City and receive your audio guide. Learn about the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, the Apostolic Palace, and the Governor's Palace. Admire St. Peter's Basilica from a unique perspective and immerse yourself in this peaceful hideaway.

Includes
  • Vatican Museums skip-the-line ticket (guided tour or self-guided tour, depending on what you booked)
  • Sistine Chapel skip-the-line ticket (guided tour or self-guided tour, depending on what you booked)
  • Audio guide for the Vatican Gardens only
  • Access to the Vatican Gardens
  • Vatican City map
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tips
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants are required to bring and wear FFP2 masks. Blue surgical masks will not be accepted

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Participants

Date

Meeting point

Please meet at the activity provider's office location. When you arrive at Via Leone IV 22, press the buzzer with 'Litiberi Travel' written on it. You must arrive at least 15 minutes in advance of the activity starting time for check-in. Late arrivals cannot be guaranteed entrance.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Water

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Sleeveless shirts

Know before you go

  • The Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel have a strict dress code. Participants who do not follow the dress code may be refused entrance
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.8 /5

based on 26 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    3.5/5
  • Transportation
    4.3/5
  • Value for money
    3.8/5

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The Vatican is worth visiting. The gardens are splendid (45 mins approx. with the mini-bus). Everywhere I read that the gardens could not be done on foot, and yet visitors were walking there. Shame ! Disappointed by the skip-the-line ticket, including the gardens, museums and Sistine Chapel (almost €300 for 5). The price indicated on the entrance tickets for the gardens was 151€. Until then, no problem, we were taken care of, and visit with audio guide. On the other hand, once off the bus, we are released into nature! No explanation or indication of where to go and start. The summary of the visit is poorly explained since it is indicated that the visit is with a guide or free according to our choice, choice specified nowhere! I called your services, which were of no help and had to ask the staff on site, who almost only speak Italian! And then, we follow each other like sheep from museums to the chapel. Beautiful but commercial

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May 9, 2022

May 13, 2022

Welcome and wonderful visit. I highly recommend to everyone !!

May 10, 2022

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