Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel And Saint Peter’s Basilica Semi-private Tour

Rome, Italy

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

Maximize time during a visit to the Vatican Museums with a semi-private tour complete with skip-the-line access. Join a guide for a tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter’s Basilica with a group of 8 people maximum. Learn about Renaissance art and see masterpieces by artists including Raphael and Botticelli.
  • Skip the line with premium access tickets to the Vatican Museums
  • Discover the interior of St. Peter’s Basilica
  • See Michelangelo’s famous ceiling in the Sistine Chapel
  • Explore the Gallery of Maps and Gallery of the Tapestries

All taxes, fees and handling charges
Professional guide
Guaranteed to skip the long lines
Small-group tour (up to 6-8 people)

Departure Point

Vatican Museums

Return Details

Tour ends outside of St. Peter's Basilica
Stop At:  
Vatican Museums
- Pinecone Courtyard - Pio Clementino Museum - Octagonal Courtyard and the Laocoon - Gallery of the Candelabra - Gallery of the Tapestries - Gallery of the Maps
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Sistine Chapel
- The Last Judgement by Michelangelo - Ceiling Frescoes
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Basilica
- Main Features and Highlights - Major Altar and Bernini's Baldachin - Dome Decoration - Michelangelo's Pietà
Duration: 40 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Square
Main Features and Highlights - Bernini's Colonnato - Maderno's Fountains - Central Obelisque
Duration: 20 minutes
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;
  • St. Peter’s Basilica is an active church and can be closed unexpectedly for liturgical ceremonies or unforeseen circumstances. If closed, the time inside the Vatican Museums will be extended;
  • Spring and Summer Papal Audiences normally take place in the Square of Saint Peter on Wednesdays from 11:00 to 13:00. This may lead to restrictions in visiting both the Square and the Basilica on those dates. In case the time inside the Vatican Museums will be extended;
  • Unfortunately this tour is not wheelchair accessible;
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.Learn more about cancellations.

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