Exclusive Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel Tour and Open Bus Tickets 24/48hrs

Rome, Italy

Experience Rating
icon3 hours  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English and 6 more

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Explore Rome at your leisure with this hop-on- hop-off bus ticket, valid for 24 or 48-hours, saving precious time and visit the Vatican Museums, one of the most beautiful and rich museums in the world, and the Sistine Chapel with an official tour guide in a group tour of max. 25 participants. This feature allows you to choose your schedule and spend your time whatsoever you desire.
Get your bus tickets and enjoy exploring Rome without the stress to find out the exact location of the principal attractions: there is a bus stop close to every attraction of the city center, like Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon and much more! Onboard you will find commentaries in 8 languages, so you will be informed on what you are going to see at every stop.

Suitable for: families with kids, groups of friends, and couples.

* Departure times can suffer variation during the season and are subject to availability

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Licensed guide for the Vatican Tour
8 languages commentaries on the Hop-on Hop-off Bus
Skip-the-line tickets
Food & Drink
Pick-up and Drop- off Service

Departure Point

Via Leone IV, 6, 00192 Roma RM, Italy

Return Details

Saint Peter's Square, Forum Sancti Petri, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
Stop At:  
Vatican Museums
Led by an expert guide, discover the treasures hosted by one of the largest and most-visited museums of the world enriched by a huge number of masterpieces collected through time.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Sistine Chapel
Between 1508 and 1512, under the patronage of Pope Julius II, Michelangelo painted the chapel's ceiling, a project which changed the course of Western art and is regarded as one of the major artistic accomplishments of human civilization. Today, it is the site of the papal conclave, the process by which a new pope is selected. The fame of the Sistine Chapel lies mainly in the frescos that decorate the interior, most particularly the ceiling and The Last Judgment by Michelangelo.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Basilica
You will visit the Basilica at your leisure, without the guide. Inside you can admire some Baroque masterpieces and the breathtaking Pietà by Michelangelo. You can also enjoy a moment of reflection in the Vatican caves. After your Vatican Museum Tour, enjoy your sightseeing panoramic tour with your 24 or 48 hrs Hop-on Hop-off Bus Ticket. You will get your tickets and a map of the bus route by a private message: check the inbox on your Viator' s profile! You can start using your ticket anytime: from the first time you take the bus it's will be valid for 24/48 hrs, depending on the chosen option. Some of the locations close to hop- on hop- off bus stops: Colosseum, Circus Maximus, Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps, Pantheon, Vatican City...
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not wheelchair accessible due to some difficulties in the Sistine Chapel
  • You will get your tickets and a map of the bus route by a private message: check the inbox of your Viator' s profile
  • You can start using your ticket anytime: from the first time you take the bus it's will be valid for 24/48 hrs, depending on the chosen option.
  • For the Vatican Tour customers have a mandatory meeting time stated 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time due to managing and organizational reasons.
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and Vatican Museum. 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
  • The activity can suffer 20/30 min variation due to organizational resons. Due to security check at the entrance the estimated time entrance in the museum is 45 minutes after the tour departure
  • You must have a valid photo ID to enter the monuments (student's ID, Driver License, Passport or State ID all work.) You will be asked to also provide your name, last name and date of birth (at the beginning of the tour, if not provided beforehand.) Security may prevent you from entering the site if the information provided is not accurate and/or don't match the one on your ID.
  • Note: tour will not operate on religious holidays
  • The Basilica is often subjected to sudden closures: IT WILL NOT BE POSSIBLE TO VISIT THE BASILICA DURING RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS AND CEREMONIES (Audiences, Beatifications, Masses of the POPE). In that instance the access to the Basilica cannot be guaranteed
  • For security reasons all visitors and their luggage shall be screened.
  • Can be introduced medium and small size backpacks to shoulder, which must be checked, as any other bag, with metal detectors, opened and visually inspected by the Security Institute, responsible for the entrance inspection
  • On the panoramic bus you can have recorded commentary in your choice of either English, Italian Spanish, French, German, Chinese Mandarin, Russian and Portuguese. The commentary is available through complimentary earphones that you will receive when you board the bus
  • There is no refund on reservation fees and tickets of monuments that are closed due to event that is out of our control
  • No refund is given on unused tickets due to events that are out of our control
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 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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