Vatican Museums – Small Group Tour

Rome, Italy

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

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See the best of the Vatican Museums with this 3-hour tour including the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica. Learn about the amazing collection inside the vast museum from your knowledgeable guide. Join a group of no more than 20 people to ensure more chances to interact with your guide.
  • 3-hour Vatican Museums tour including the Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica
  • Enjoy skip-the-line access to the Vatican Museums to avoid the long lines
  • See the highlights of the museum with your professional guide
  • Marvel at the beautiful Michelangelo frescoes in the Sistine Chapel
  • Explore St Peter's Basilica following the museum tours

Professional guide for 3 hours
Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Basilica
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Food and drinks
Gratuities

Departure Point

Via Vespasiano, 28, 00192 Roma RM, Italy

Return Details

Saint Peter's Square, Forum Sancti Petri, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
Explore the famous Vatican Museums with a 3-hour tour that includes the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica.

Enjoy skip-the-line access with your licensed guide to bypass the long lines at the museum's entrance. Learn about all the highlights of the vast collections inside the Vatican Museums, including the Raphael Rooms. See the gorgeous Michelangelo frescoes inside the Sistine Chapel.

Make your way to St. Peter's Basilica via a special skip-the-line passage. Walk through the enormous church. Learn about the history of the church and its artwork. Enjoy more time to explore St. Peter's Basilica at your leisure after the tour is over, including a chance to climb the dome (own expense).
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums and Pope's apartment, School of Athens by Raphael.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Vatican Museums
Vatican Galleries including the one of the Maps, Tapestries and Candelabra
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Sistine Chapel
Frescoes of Michelangelo
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Basilica
Pieta of Michelangelo, Bernini's Baldachin, Popes tombs and the Altar of the "Cattedra"
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • 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
  • A current valid passport or ID document is required on the day of the tour for children under 18 as proof of age
  • St. Peter's Basilica is a Church and as such the Vatican can decide to close it for religious functions without any notice. We are not responsible for unexpected closure of the Basilica. When the Basilica of St. Peter is closed for religious functions, you will spend longer time in the Vatican galleries with your guide
  • Please be on time otherwise entry to the Vatican will be denied.
  • Near public transportation
  • Please note that due to security or ticket availability situations, there might be a slight change in scheduling and when this happens you will be notified.
  • Please let us say that few days after Easter and in some days after bank holiday or summer time you might find some groups inside the Sistine Chapel but you still will avoid the huge daily crowd.
  • Please note that, for disabled visitors with certified invalidity of more than 74%, the Vatican Museums offers free entry that is extended to a companion for visitors who are not self-sufficient. To benefit from this, make sure you mention it at the time of booking so that our staff may handle your request.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers

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