Skip-the-line Vatican Tour — Small-Group of Max 10!

Rome, Italy

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

Explore the treasures of one of the world’s greatest art collections with this expertly guided small-group tour through the Vatican museums. Skip the long lines to head straight inside the labyrinth of galleries, where your knowledgeable guide leads you to ancient and Renaissance highlights including the Raphael Rooms, Belvedere Courtyard, Laocoön sculpture and, of course, the magnificent Sistine Chapel. Learn the stories behind the masterpieces, and then get direct entry into the stunning interior of St. Peter’s Basilica.
  • Small-group tour of the Vatican Museums
  • Skip the long lines with priority entry
  • Hear the stories and scandals behind some of the world's greatest masterpieces
  • Gain direct entry into St. Peter's Basilica

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

Mix main Vatican sights with lesser-known gems like the red sarcophagus of Constantia.

Skip-the-line admission
Full tour from an expert guide
Small-group tour of max 10 (but 12 for the Early Morning option)
Headsets for groups of 6 or more
Languages: English
Gratuities (optional)
Hotel pick-up and return
Food and drink

Departure Point

1: Viale dei Bastioni di Michelangelo, 13, 00192 Roma RM, Italy
2: Viale Vaticano, 100, 00192 Roma RM, Italy

Return Details

Saint Peter's Square, Forum Sancti Petri, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
Stop At:  
Vatican Museums
A tour of the Vatican Museums promises an insight into some of the greatest art in the world from classical antiquity, through the Renaissance, and to the present day. See masterpieces by Raphael and astonishing statuary like Laocoön and His Sons.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Sistine Chapel
Here you’ll see one of the greatest masterpiece’s mankind has ever produced: Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel frescoes. These astonishing frescoes show Old Testament scenes come alive. Once seen, they’re never forgotten.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Pass By:  
Cortile della Pigna
Designed by genius architect Bramante, the Courtyard of the Pine houses the iconic Fountain of the Pine – one of the few Ancient Roman fountains that survives to this day.
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Basilica
St. Peter’s Basilica is an architectural triumph; possibly the grandest church on earth. See the combined effort of 4 genius architect/artists – Bernini, Bramante, Raphael and Michelangelo – synthesize to beautiful effect.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Pass By:  
Vatican City
See all the treasures of the world's smallest state on this comprehensive Vatican tour.
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
La Pieta
Discover Michelangelo's evocative sculpture of Mary with the body of Jesus, in the incomparable St. Peter's Basilica.
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Max 10 people groups allow us access to a privileged line for faster than skip-the-line entrance. (Only for the Early Morning option we are in a group of 12)
  • Please note: On rare occasions, St.Peter's Basilica may be closed without prior notice, in which case a partial refund might be acknowledged
  • 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.
  • Near public transportation
  • The "Sistine Chapel Alone" option does not go in St Peter's Basilica and has a max of 15 participants
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 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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