Exclusive Skip the Line Sistine Chapel Vatican & St.Peter’s Dome Tour

Rome, Italy

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icon4 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 4 more
Overview

Skip the long lines and get your tour started right away. Meet your guide outside the Vatican Museums and go straight to the luxurious exhibitions and rooms such as the Gallery of Maps, the Gallery of Tapestries, and the Pinecone Courtyard. Highlights of the vast collection on display at the Vatican Museums include the stunning works of Raphael and Michelangelo that were collected by various Popes throughout the centuries.

Private transportation

Departure Point

Viale Vaticano, Roma RM, Italy

Departure Time

8:30 AM

Return Details

Saint Peter's Square, Forum Sancti Petri, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Vatican Museums
Skip the long lines and get your tour started right away. Meet your guide outside the Vatican Museums and go straight to the luxurious exhibitions and rooms such as the Gallery of Maps, the Gallery of Tapestries, and the Pinecone Courtyard. Highlights of the vast collection on display at the Vatican Museums include the stunning works of Raphael and Michelangelo that were collected by various Popes throughout the centuries.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Sistine Chapel
Next, you’ll enter the glorious Sistine Chapel and behold Michelangelo's famous frescoes "The Last Judgment," and "The Creation of Adam."
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Cupola di San Pietro
Next, you will see the Dome of St. Peter's Basilica from an up close perspective. A lift ride will take you to the main level inside the vault, offering a fantastic view of the staggering mosaics and embellishments. From this view you really can admire the artisans’ effort and technique used for such intricate work. Climb the 281 steps to the highest point of the Dome. At the top, your guide will point out notable points of interest from one of the best views of the entire city of Rome.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Basilica
When you return to ground level, explore St. Peter’s Basilica, see Michelangelo's Pietà, the only piece of work the famous sculptor ever signed. Learn how Michelangelo triumphed over his peers for the distinct honor to paint St. Peter’s heavenly arch. Enter the underground ecclesiastical tomb, where throughout the centuries, a significant number of Popes have been buried, and investigate the various houses of prayer, and shrouded graves.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Square
The tour will end in St Peter's Square where you can see Bernini works.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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