Home to some of history’s most-treasured artworks and relics, UNESCO–listed Vatican City attracts admirers from across the world, and the admission queues are often long. On this tour, avoid the wait and enjoy skip-the-line entry to the Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's Basilica, and the Vatican Museums. With your guide to lead the way, save valuable visiting time and head directly to the Vatican’s most important sites.
Beat the queues with skip-the-line entry to the UNESCO–listed Vatican
Explore the Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's Basilica, and the Vatican Museums
Your guide leads you directly to the Vatican’s most important sites of interest
Save time and see the best of the Vatican in one comprehensive tour
Expert tour guide
Free Wi-Fi at the meeting point
Recharging station for your devices
Tickets to Saint Peter's Dome
Visit to Saint Peter's Dome
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Food and Drinks
Departure & Return
Via Vespasiano, 46, 00192 Roma RM, Italy
Returns to original departure point
What To Expect
This essential Vatican City tour in Rome begins with a visit to the Vatican Museums- one of the main destinations and top things to do in Rome. And you can skip the line, allowing you more time to discover great works of art by Michelangelo and Raphael. (Please note: Raphael Rooms are available only for the first morning tour)
Our sightseeing Vatican visit continues to one of the most revered places to see in Rome – and the world – the Sistine Chapel. An absolute must-see in Rome, our guide will walk you through amazing works of art including Michelangelo’s The Last Judgement – the largest fresco ever painted by one man. As you explore the endless wonders, our guide will tell you the stories behind these famous masterpieces on this breathtaking Sistine Chapel tour.
The last stop on this walking tour of Vatican City is St. Peter’s Basilica- without having to leave the museums. The most renown work of Renaissance architecture and one of the largest churches in the world, a visit to St. Peter’s Basilica is essential to your Rome itinerary. Covering the most significant and spiritual destinations in the world, this Vatican City tour in Rome is an experience you will cherish for a lifetime.
Please note that on rare occasions St'Peter's Basilica will close without notice. In this case a 3 hour tour will be offered inside the Vatican Museums. Unfourtunately this is something we can't predict therefore no refunds will be issued.
On Wednesdays, Easter, Christmas and other religious holidays and feasts, Saint Peter’s Basilica will be closed. In that case, a three-hour tour will be offered inside the Vatican Museums.
Evening tours do not include a visit to St. Peter's Basilica.
Please note: Raphael Rooms are available only for the first morning tour (08:30 English, 9:00 German Tour, 09:30 Spanish Tour, 10:00 French Tour).
Please note- the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica maintains a strict dress code year-round. All visitors must have their shoulders covered and pants/skirts must come to the knee. Please wear comfortable shoes.
The Vatican and St. Peter’s Basilica have strict security restrictions. Due to metal detectors at the entrances of most attractions, It is forbidden to bring the following:
Weapons and blunt objects (knives, umbrellas, etc.)
Glass bottles, aerosol sprays and alcohol
Bicycles, skates, segways, luggage and pets
Not wheelchair accessible.
Luggage storage NOT available in our office.
Near public transportation
Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
All students should have their student identity card in order to get the discount for the admission fee
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
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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