Skip-the-Line Vatican Museums Small-Group Tour

Rome, Italy

Tour Rating
icon3 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 4 more

Skip the long lines to the Vatican Museums of Rome on a tour with an expert guide. Venture to see one of the world's most renowned art collections and get an introduction to the Raphael Rooms, St. Peter's Basilica, Gallery of Tapestries, and Michelangelo’s stunning Sistine Chapel. Slip past the crowds and hear informative commentary from an art historian. Numbers are limited to 13 participants for a small-group experience; entrance fees not included.
  • Skip-the-line guided tour of the Vatican Museums (entrance fees not included)
  • Discover one of the world's greatest art collections with a professional guide
  • Wander the Gallery of Tapestries to see Flemish works by pupils of Raphael
  • Look inside St. Peter's Basilica, the largest church in the world
  • Marvel at Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel
  • See ancient maps in the Gallery of Maps and visit the Raphael Rooms in the papal chambers
  • Small-group tour limited to 13 participants

Blue Badge guide
Professional guide
Guaranteed to skip the long lines
Entrance fees are not included - those can be paid directly to your tour guide at the meeting point prior tour departure in cash only.
Food and drinks
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

Via Leone IV, 2, 00192 Roma RM, Italy

Return Details

St. Peter's Square, Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
Stop At:  
Vatican Museums
Enjoy an exclusive, small group guided tour of the Vatican Museums, with a maximum of 13 guests per guide for a more intimate experience.Skip the long lines to access the galleries, home to one of the world’s greatest collections of art and antiquities. Collected by popes over many centuries, the collection includes stunning works by Michelangelo, Raphael and Bernini, among many others. Marvel at works by ancient cartographers in the Gallery of Maps.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Stanze di Raffaello
Admire the famous four paintings made by Raffaello
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Sistine Chapel
Go inside the Sistine Chapel to see Michelangelo’s legendary frescoes.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Basilica
go inside St. Peter's Basilica to see more masterpieces by Michelangelo, Rapahel and Bernini, including Michelangelo’s “La Pieta,” beneath the dome of the world’s largest church.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please note: with this tour you will not Skip the security lines. Security control is mandatory for everyone
  • Admission fees to the Vatican Museum are not included in the tour rate. Those can be paid directly to your tour guide at the meeting point prior tour departure in cash only. Admission fees are $24.25 USD (24€) for all those between 18 and over. For guests between 6yo and 17yo, admission fees are $16 USD (€15). All students between 18yo and 25yo with a valid student ID, admission fees are $16 USD (€15) per person. To all those infants under 5yo, admission fees are free of charge
  • If you are a Student between 18yo and 25yo, please select "YOUTH" price section, and specify it to us in the "Special Requirement Section", in this way we can provide for you a reduced ticket. Without any specifications we will provide a ticket for an Adult. Please bring with you a formal Sudent ID to show prior Tour departure.
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 13 travelers

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

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