Skip-the-Line: Best of Vatican Tour – Basilica Sistine Chapel & Vatican Museums

Rome, Italy

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icon3 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 2 more
Overview

See the best of the Vatican City, with an expert guide. You benefit from the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, Saint Peter's Basilica, and more. Throughout the tour your guide will talk about the history of these iconic locations and tell you about some of the artistic gems in the Vatican's collections.

Departure Point

Viale Vaticano, Roma RM, Italy

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Vatican Museums
You will get the tour right away; visiting the Belvedere Courtyard, the Pio-Clementino Museum and the large collection of Ancient Roman and Greek statues. You'll move next through the Gallery of Tapestries and then the Gallery of Maps; one of the most valuable collections of Renaissance maps in the world. In the Sobiesky Room you will see one of the Vatican's largest paintings, which is home to some beautiful frescoes. One of the most enchanting stops on the tour is Raphael's Rooms. These rooms were decorated for Pope Julius II, and some of Raphael's greatest works, the Parnassus and the School of Athens.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Sistine Chapel
Sistine Chapel and its beautiful works of art, Michelangelo, Botticelli and others on the walls and ceiling. Your guide to the chapel, which is still in use today - as the setting for the papal election - Conclave.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Basilica
The next stop will be Saint Peter's Basilica where you see Michelangelo's Pietà and Bernini's Canopy The tour will end in Saint Peter's Square where you can see the exterior of the papal palace as well as the glimpse of the colorful Swiss Guards.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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