Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s guided tour + hop-on/hop-off bus

Rome, Italy

Tour Rating
icon3 hours  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English and 2 more

Skip the line to explore the Vatican's highlights on this 3-hour, small-group tour. Listen to your guide's narration, focused on the museums' archaeology and art history, during visits to St. Peter's Basilica, the Sistine Chapel, and the Vatican Museums.
  • 3-hour small-group tour of the Vatican Museums
  • Skip-the-line access
  • Visit the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter's Basilica
  • Narration focused on art history and archaeology

Professional guide
Skip-the-line entrance tickets
24h-valid ticket for the hop-on/hop-off open bus tour
Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Departure Point

Viale dei Bastioni di Michelangelo, 21, 00192 Roma RM, Italy

Return Details

St. Peter's Square, Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
Arrive at the Vatican Museums to skip the often very long entry lines, breeze past the crowds waiting for tickets, and proceed directly inside. Follow your guide to see the facility's highlights, spread over almost 2,000 rooms. 

In the Sistine Chapel, take in Michelangelo's famous fresco on the ceiling and the painting of the Last Judgment on the alter wall. Continue through the museum to see masterworks such as the Laocoon Statue and the Apollo Belvedere, as well as the Maps Galleries and the Tapestries Gallery. 

Enter St. Peter's Basilica to see the Baldachin Altar by Bernini and Michelangelo's La Pietà. End your 3-hour tour in St. Peter's Square to view and learn about Bernini's double Colonnade.
Stop At:  
Vatican Museums
Gold-covered corridors to show-off the Pope's wealth
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Sistine Chapel
Michelangelo's masterpiece
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Basilica
The most famous church in the world
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • 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
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • It's forbidden to bring into the Museums backpacks, metal objects, big umbrellas and animals
  • In case the Basilica is closed for extraordinary religious events, the tour will include the Raphael's Rooms
  • Even though we have skip-the-line access, there could be a line for the security check
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 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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