Guided tour

Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel

4.8 / 5

22 reviews

Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel

From US$ 69.67 per person

With so many important things to see, the Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel and St Peter’s Basilica can be an overwhelming place to visit alone, so allow our licensed guide to walk you through these famous sites on a 3-hour guided tour.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 3 hours
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Skip the ticket line
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Live tour guide
English, German, Italian, French
Optional audio guide
English
Small group available

Experience

Highlights
  • Admire the works of most celebrated artists; Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Caravaggio, and Michelangelo
  • Discover Michelangelo’s hidden self-portrait
  • Marvel at the infamous ‘Creation of Adam’
  • Visit to the home of the Catholic Church, one of the world’s most renowned basilicas, St. Peters
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Covid-19 Update

Due to health and safety regulations, this itinerary may change. See Know before you go for the latest updates.

With so many important things to see, the Vatican Museum can be an overwhelming place to visit alone, so allow our licensed guide to walk you through the second largest museum in the world on a 3-hour guided tour. Admire the works of some of history’s most celebrated artists; Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Caravaggio, and Michelangelo, which hang from wall to wall and fill 2,000 rooms of the museum. Up next, the Sistine Chapel, one of the tours main attractions. Keep an eye of for Michelangelo’s hidden self-portrait, and marvel at the infamous ‘Creation of Adam’. The tour ends in one of the world’s most renowned Basilicas, St. Peters. Venture inside and be immersed into the home of the Catholic Church.
Includes
  • Skip-the-line ticket to the Vatican museum
  • Headsets to hear the tour guide clearly
  • Guided tour throughout the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica
  • Small group for an intimate experience
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 15 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts
  • All participants must also bring a valid government-issued photo ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, etc)

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts

Know before you go

  • Please note: The Basilica is not accessible until further notice
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 22 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    4.3/5
  • Service
    5/5
  • Organization
    5/5

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Very nice visit, rich in explanations and in history., Sabrina made us visit the small state in the big state, discover papal Rome and its cultural riches. Not to be missed., In addition, the getyourguide site informs us correctly, is easy to use. We receive a reminder email, the name of the guide, sometimes a text message. Very well organized.

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June 23, 2021

Exceptionally great, informative and entertaining tour. Overwhelming impressions.

February 9, 2020

Tour guide was fantastic. No line waiting, brought straight up to all attractions. Tour guide was very informative

November 7, 2019

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