Walking Tour of the Vatican City with Skip-the-line Tickets & Sistine Chapel

Rome, Italy

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

Visiting the vast Vatican City complex can be overwhelming on your own, but with this tour you’ll take in the highlights in just a few hours. Save time with skip-the-line entry to the Vatican Museums and head straight to the most important masterpieces in the galleries and Sistine Chapel with your art historian guide. This leaves time to tour St. Peter’s Basilica and Square to admire their majestic art and architecture.
  • A comprehensive overview of the Vatican City treasures in just hours
  • An art historian guide for insights about works by Michelangelo and Raphael
  • Fast-track tickets the Vatican Museums, Raphael’s Rooms, and Sistine Chapel
  • Includes a guided tour of St. Peter’s Basilica and Square

Professional guide
Guaranteed to skip the long lines
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Local guide
Professional art historian guide

Departure Point

Viale Vaticano, Roma RM, Italy

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Stop At:  
Vatican Museums
This is a standout amongst the most exhaustive voyages through the Vatican features and we guarantee you won't miss any of the "must-see" treasures that make this such an extraordinary place. You meet with your guide at the passageway to the Museums and with favored access by-pass the lines and head inside. You can leave your things in the cloakroom and take a solace break before beginning the visit. The visit starts in the rooms that hold old Roman and Greek works of art gathered from unearthings in the city of Rome. When the Popes ruled Central Italy the Vatican had the rights to all finds. Your guide will take you to see the most intriguing of these including the Belvedere Apollo, the Torso, the busts of Claudius and Hadrian and the stone caskets of Helen and Constance, the mother and daughter of Emperor Constantine.Next on the schedule is a visit to the Room of Animals and the Gallery of Candelabra where you stroll over uncommon Roman mosaics and encounter the wonderful statues of Diana of Ephesus, the Muses and numerous Greek rationalists. You at that point continue to the Gallery of Tapestries, the Sobieski Hall and Raphael's Rooms. The last were the private flats of Pope Julius II and were painted by Raphael and his disciples. Here you will see two of the painter's most popular perfect works of art, the Parnassus and The School of Athens.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Sistine Chapel
Your guide will reveal to all of you about Michelangelo's frescoes, The Last Judgment, the Creation of Adam and the Genesis and additionally subtle elements of the Stories of Moses and Jesus painted by Botticelli, Perugino and different acclaimed Renaissance masters. Still being used today, the Sistine Chapel is the place the gathering happens to choose another Pope. Listen to accounts and some well-kept privileged insights about this stunning place.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Basilica
The visit closes with a visit to the best Catholic Church on the planet, Saint Peter's Basilica. Here is another of Michelangelo's perfect works of art, La Pietà. Your guide will inform you concerning the design of this great structure and something of the ceremonies that occur here. You will likewise visit the tombs of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Square
Your guide will at that point take you to Saint Peter's Square to see Bernini's celebrated statues and the overhang where you see the white smoke that recounts a recently chosen Pope. A last couple of inquisitive certainties and tales and your guide will abandon you to go for a walk around this heavenly square. An ideal end to a voyage through the Vatican!
Duration: 30 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
  • Dress code is formal
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers

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