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Rome: Skip-the-Line Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel

Product ID: 65016
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Don't miss your chance to quickly enter one of the largest museums of the world, a destination which belongs on the list of World Wonders. Embark on a 3.5-hour tour to discover the best works of art, famous masterpieces, classical antiquities, and more.
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Duration: 3.5 hours
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  • Skip the long lines to the Vatican Museums
  • Gaze in awe at Michelangelo's miraculous Sistine Chapel
  • Go inside St. Peter's Basilica
  • See Bernini's colonnades on St. Peter's Square
  • Discover ancient maps of the world
Full description
Save time with a skip-the-ticket-line tour of the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel and discover amazing masterpieces of art and antiquity. Meet your local guide to enter the museums. Wander the vast corridors and galleries of one of the most important museums in the world, touring in a group of no more than 30 people for a more intimate experience.

Go to the spectacular Cortile del Belvedere (Belvedere Courtyard) and see historic maps of ancient cartographers in the Gallery of Maps. Admire the beautiful tapestries by some of Raphael’s students in the Gallery of Tapestries. 

Then, gaze in awe at Michelangelo’s miraculous frescoes in the Sistine Chapel. Experience the grandeur of the most important Catholic church in the world as you look inside St. Peter's Basilica and see Michelangelo’s statue "La Pieta." End by Bernini’s colonnades on St. Peter’s Square.
  • Skip-the-line ticket to the Vatican Museums
  • Expert tour guide speaking only the selected language
  • Access to the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica
  • Headphones in the Vatican Museums and St. Peter's Basilica
What’s Not Included
  • Tips
  • Transfers
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Shorts
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts
Know before you go
• The Basilica of San Pedro is a holy place, remember to wear shirts with covered shoulders and pants or skirts at least knee-length. Otherwise, the guard at the basilica may not let you enter and the local tour operator cannot be responsible for this
• Please keep in mind that you will walk a lot so wear comfortable shoes
• The group tour is not suitable for those with mobility issues. Please book a private tour
• All visitors must pass through airport-style security. During high season the wait at security may be up to 30 minutes.
• Access to the monuments on this tour is not possible with large backpacks. Please take a small backpack or bag
• Please note that the Holy See may close St Peter’s Basilica and/or the Sistine Chapel without prior notice. If this were to happen during your tour, you would spend more time on the other parts of the tour. During Easter week, St. Peter's Basilica may close for important ceremonies

From US$ 60.82 per person

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Product ID: 65016