SKIP THE LINE: VATICAN MUSEUMS TOUR

WITH SISTINE CHAPEL, RAPHAEL'S ROOM AND ST.PETER BASILICA

Professional Guide

3.5 Hrs

Top Attraction

Highlights:

 

  • 3.5-hour walking tour of Vatican Museums and St Peter’s Basilica via no-wait access entrance

  • Enjoy privileged access to the Vatican Museums with your guide

  • Marvel at the expansive collection of art and artifacts

  • Admire the ancient sculptures that started the Vatican Museums collection

  • See the Pinecone Courtyard, Maps Gallery, Tapestries Gallery, Raphael’s Rooms, Sistine Chapel and more

  • Visit St Peter’s Basilica after the museums to see Michelangelo’s Pieta
Professional guide
Entrance fees
Guaranteed to skip the long lines
Head sets to hear the guide clearly
Small-group tour

Summary


Avoid wasting time during your Vatican visit with this Vatican Museums and St Peter’s Basilica tour at the no-wait access entrance. Join a knowledgeable guide to pass right by the long entrance queues and start touring the massive museums. See the incomparable Raphael’s Rooms, Michelangelo’s stunning Sistine Chapel, as well as other museum highlights like the Maps Gallery and Tapestries Gallery. Then visit the impressive St Peter’s Basilica next door.

What You Can Expect


Your tour begins in the morning or afternoon in Rome, at the corner of Viale Giulio Cesare and Via Leone IV, then off to the Vatican Museums, offering 2000 rooms filled with the most extensive art collection in the world. The magnificent museum complex offers galleries, showcases, paintings, sculptures, frescoes, tapestries and classical antiquities of Roman, Greek and Egyptian origin. By choosing a guided tour you will go through detailed and interesting historical facts narrated by a professional guide, with a degree in art history or in archeology. Visit the Raphael’s Rooms, Pine Courtyard, Pio Clementine Museum, Gallery of the Maps, Gallery of Tapestries and Gallery of the Candelabra. Step inside the Sistine Chapel to see Michelangelo’s stunning frescos ‘The Creation of Adam’, considered one of the greatest masterpieces of Western art, and ‘The Last Judgment’. Take the advantage and get into St. Peter’s Basilica by the exclusive access door from the Sistine Chapel. Here you can admire the famous ‘La Pietà’ sculpture made by Michelangelo when he was just 24 years old, ‘Baldachino’ by Bernini and many more. Your guide will introduce you to the intriguing stories of probably the largest church in Christendom. The tour will conclude at St. Peter’s Square.

When


On Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at:

 

8:30am – French, Spanish and Portuguese

8:45am – English and German

11:45am – English and German

1:45pm – English and German

2:00pm – French, Spanish, Portuguese and Italian

 

On Wednesday at:

 

8:45am – English

11:45am – English and German

1:45pm – English and German

2:00pm – French, Spanish, Portuguese and Italian

Departure point


The meeting point is at the corner of Viale Giulio Cesare and Via Leone IV next to the flower stand (across from Burger King). Take Metro line A to the Ottaviano station. When you leave the station, take the second exit on the left and make a left turn. Pass the newsstand you see outside the Metro station and keep on walking until you reach the corner of Via Leone IV. Please be at the meeting point 15 minutes prior the tour departure time.

Additional info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A dress code is required to enter the Vatican Museums. 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
  • Vatican tour on Wednesday mornings: St. Peter’s Basilica might be closed for the public on Wednesday mornings due to the weekly Papal Audience. In this case you will have a 3.5-hour walking tour of Vatican Museums, the Raphael’s Rooms and the Sistine Chapel.

Voucher info


You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity

Local operator information


Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Voucher. Our Product Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind

Cancellation Policy


If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee

Schedule and Pricing


Available on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at:

 

8:30am – French, Spanish and Portuguese

8:45am – English and German

11:45am – English and German

1:45pm – English and German

2:00pm – French, Spanish, Portuguese and Italian

 

On Wednesday at:

 

8:45am – English

11:45am – English and German

1:45pm – English and German

2:00pm – French, Spanish, Portuguese and Italian

 

English, Spanish, Italian, French, Portuguese and German are always guaranteed without minimum numbers.

 

Prices for English, Spanish, Italian, French, Portuguese and German:

 

Adult (18-64) € 64,00

Youths  (6-17) € 58,00

Senior (over 65) € 60,00

Infant (0-5) Free

 

Our pricing is constantly updated to ensure you always receive the lowest price possible – we 100% guarantee it

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VATICAN MUSEUMS AND ST. PETER'S BASILICA

Your tour begins in the morning or afternoon in Rome, at the corner of Viale Giulio Cesare and Via Leone IV, then off to the Vatican Museums, offering 2000 rooms filled with the most extensive art collection in the world. The magnificent museum complex offers galleries, showcases, paintings, sculptures, frescoes, tapestries and classical antiquities of Roman, Greek and Egyptian origin. By choosing a guided tour you will go through detailed and interesting historical facts narrated by a professional guide, with a degree in art history or in archeology. Visit the Raphael’s Rooms, Pine Courtyard, Pio Clementine Museum, Gallery of the Maps, Gallery of Tapestries and Gallery of the Candelabra. Step inside the Sistine Chapel to see Michelangelo’s stunning frescos ‘The Creation of Adam’, considered one of the greatest masterpieces of Western art, and ‘The Last Judgment’. Take the advantage and get into St. Peter’s Basilica by the exclusive access door from the Sistine Chapel. Here you can admire the famous ‘La Pietà’ sculpture made by Michelangelo when he was just 24 years old, ‘Baldachino’ by Bernini and many more. Your guide will introduce you to the intriguing stories of probably the largest church in Christendom. The tour will conclude at St. Peter’s Square.

When:

On Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at:

 

8:30am – French, Spanish and Portuguese

8:45am – English and German

11:45am – English and German

1:45pm – English and German

2:00pm – French, Spanish, Portuguese and Italian

 

On Wednesday at:

 

8:45am – English

11:45am – English and German

1:45pm – English and German

2:00pm – French, Spanish, Portuguese and Italian

  • Professional guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Head sets to hear the guide clearly
  • Small-group tour

Additional info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A dress code is required to enter the Vatican Museums. 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
  • Vatican tour on Wednesday mornings: St. Peter’s Basilica might be closed for the public on Wednesday mornings due to the weekly Papal Audience. In this case you will have a 3.5-hour walking tour of Vatican Museums, the Raphael’s Rooms and the Sistine Chapel.

Departure point


The meeting point is at the corner of Viale Giulio Cesare and Via Leone IV next to the flower stand (across from Burger King). Take Metro line A to the Ottaviano station. When you leave the station, take the second exit on the left and make a left turn. Pass the newsstand you see outside the Metro station and keep on walking until you reach the corner of Via Leone IV. Please be at the meeting point 15 minutes prior the tour departure time.

Local operator information


Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Voucher. Our Product Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind

Cancellation Policy


If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee

Schedule and Pricing


Available on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at:

 

8:30am – French, Spanish and Portuguese

8:45am – English and German

11:45am – English and German

1:45pm – English and German

2:00pm – French, Spanish, Portuguese and Italian

 

On Wednesday at:

 

8:45am – English

11:45am – English and German

1:45pm – English and German

2:00pm – French, Spanish, Portuguese and Italian

 

English, Spanish, Italian, French, Portuguese and German are always guaranteed without minimum numbers.

 

Prices for English, Spanish, Italian, French, Portuguese and German:

 

Adult (18-64) € 64,00

Youths  (6-17) € 58,00

Senior (over 65) € 60,00

Infant (0-5) Free

 

Our pricing is constantly updated to ensure you always receive the lowest price possible – we 100% guarantee it