Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel & St.Peter’s Basilica Tour

Rome, Italy

Experience Rating
    
icon3 hours  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English and 4 more
Overview

The Vatican Museums and St. Peter’s Basilica are among the most important sights in Rome, but visiting this vast and crowded complex can be daunting. With this tour, zip past the line at the museum entrance and take in the collection’s highlights in just hours. Learn about masterpieces by Michelangelo and Raffaello, marvel at the Sistine Chapel, and admire St. Peter’s Basilica and its underground Tomb of the Popes.
  • Time-saving skip-the-line entrance tickets to the Vatican Museums
  • A guided tour of the museum galleries and Sistine Chapel with headsets
  • See treasures by Bernini and Michelangelo in St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Visit the burial place of numerous popes beneath the basilica

Entry/Admission: Vatican Museums
Entry/Admission: Sistine Chapel
Entry/Admission: St.Peter's Basilica
Skip the line to Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel
Privilege entrance to St. Peter's Basilica
Licensed Guide
Audio headsets
Food and Drinks
Hotel Pickup and Drop-off
Access to St.Peter's Basilica Dome

Departure Point

Via Germanico, 28, 00192 Roma RM, Italy

Return Details

Saint Peter's Square, Forum Sancti Petri, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Vatican Museums
Marvel at the museums’ awe-inspiring art collection, world-renowned frescoes inside the Sistine Chapel, and the Renaissance era paintings in the Raphael Room with an advantage of avoiding the stressful long queue and get escorted inside the Vatican Museums through the priority access. After a regular security check, we will head towards the most important galleries and breathtaking masterpieces collection of art. At 75 meters long, the Gallery of the Tapestries is named after the elaborate Flemish tapestries that drape its walls. The Gallery of the Maps, painted between 1580 and 1585, takes its name from the 40 maps frescoed on the walls, representing each of the Italian regions and papal properties at the time of Pope Gregory XIII. Be mesmerized by the beauty contained in the Vatican Museums, Michelangelo’s undisputed masterpiece, the holy interior of St. Peter’s Basilica, the Tombs of the Popes, and Bernini’s famed baldacchino, the bronzed canopy over the tomb of St. Peter himself. The tour ends inside the Tombs of the Popes and discover the burial places of Popes, which will be missed by most of visitors.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Sistine Chapel
ou will hear details about the election process called Conclave which ends up with white smoke from the chimney installed in the Chapel. See original "Last Judgement" and try to find Michaelangelo's face in between more than 300 painted characters.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Pass By:  
St. Peter's Basilica
Guided Tour ends inside the Tombs of the Popes, which will be missed by most of visitors. You will go under St.Peter's Church to discover burrial places of the Popes.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 21 travelers

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