Skip the Line: Family Vatican Tour with Sistine Chapel and St.Peter’s Basilica

Rome, Italy

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

Treat the whole family to a Vatican tour that’s aimed to entertain kids and adults alike. With a skip-the-line ticket included, the experience ensures you’ll spend less time waiting in lines and more time discovering the highlights and quirky sights of the Vatican. Listen to fun facts as you explore the Pinacoteca Gallery and the Carriage Pavilion with its “popemobiles,” and check out the mysterious statues of the New Wing. Access to the Sistine Chapel is also included.
  • Vatican kids and adults tour with entry to the Sistine Chapel
  • Skip the long main entrance line to enter the Vatican Museums
  • Hear fun facts about the Vatican’s artwork and sculptures
  • See vehicles used by the popes in the Vatican Carriage Pavilion
  • Enjoy access to the Sistine Chapel, a Vatican highlight

Blue Badge guide
Gratuities
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

Vatican Museums, 00120, Vatican City

Departure Time

2:00 PM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Vatican Museums
Your tour will begin at the wonderful Vatican Museums where you’ll avoid the queues and enjoy skip-the-line entry. Marvel at the world’s largest, private art collections, masterpieces of ancient Christian art, Roman sculptures and the sarcophagi of Empress Helena and Constantina. Visit the famous Candelabra and Tapestry Galleries, as well as the Raphael Rooms. Behind each corner is something beautiful to admire.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Sistine Chapel
From here, make your way to one of the greatest treasures in Rome, the Sistine Chapel. Enjoy the silence and take in the beauty of Michelangelo’s frescoes of the Last Judgement and the Creation of Adam, biblical references that adorn the ceiling and walls. They are sure to leave you in awe!
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Basilica
St Peter’s Basilica is next and is sure to impress. Discover the Catholic world and the Pope as you enter the extraordinary church. Look up and admire the impressive dome designed by Michelangelo, which has been the inspiration behind other domes around the world. See the world famous Pietà sculpture, also by Michelangelo, the Papal Tomb of John Paul II and Bernini's large, bronze Baldachin.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Pass By:  
Pinocchio Tours - Rome Tours for Kids and Families
There may be a lot to take in on this tour but your guide is prepared and will keep everyone intrigued throughout the journey. Be prepared for a series of trivia, treasures hunts and interactive activities that will help the children learn about the Vatican and its history in a fun way. They certainly won't forget this tour in a hurry!
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • 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
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers

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