Guided tour

Rome: Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel Official Guided Tour

Rome: Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel Official Guided Tour

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From US$ 40.59 per person

Likely to sell out Booked 25 times yesterday

Enjoy skip-the-ticket-line entry to see the awe-inspiring art and design of the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel. Uncover the important religious history of these buildings with your guide.

About this activity

Cancellation policy
This activity is non-refundable
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures are in place. Check your activity voucher once you book for full details. Learn more
Duration 2 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
English, Spanish, French, German, Italian

Experience

Highlights
  • Experience the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel with the assistance of an enthusiastic guide
  • Get speedy access inside the museums with a skip-the-ticket-line ticket
  • Explore the astonishing interiors and artworks inside Rome's most iconic buildings
  • Marvel at Michaelangelo’s “The Creation of Adam”
  • Enjoy the official guided tour of Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel
Full description

Skip the ticket line and gain fast access to both the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel. Once inside, meet your guide who will conduct your tour and reveal the intriguing story behind the seminal design. Enter the Pio Clementino Museum and get up close to the astonishing classical Roman and Greek sculptures, before walking through to the Gallery of the Candelabras which is populated with majestic marble structures throughout.

Continue on to see the 40 maps frescoed on the walls of the Gallery of the Geographical Maps, the hanging renaissance artworks at Gallery of the Tapestries, and the four Raphael Rooms. Finally, marvel at Michelangelo's fresco "The Creation of Adam" in the Sistine Chapel.

Includes
  • Skip-the-ticket-line entrance
  • Official guided tour
  • Ticket to St.Peter's Basilica (entry is free however it is not guaranteed due to crowd control)
  • Access and guided tour of St. Peter's Basilica's dome
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • All participants are required to bring and wear FFP2 masks. Blue surgical masks will not be accepted

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Meeting point

Enter the Vatican Museums by showing your voucher at the outside entrance. Once inside, follow the sign “GUIDED TOUR DESK” to where your guide will be waiting for you.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Passport or ID card for children

Not allowed

  • Shorts

Know before you go

  • You must cover your shoulders and knees to visit the Vatican and may be refused entry if you do not adhere to the dress code
  • St Peter’s Basilica and the Square may be closed on Wednesday mornings due to Papal Audience
  • Children under 6 years old go free of charge
  • Late arrivals will not be accommodated
  • All visitors must pass through airport-style security. During high season the wait at security may be up to 30 minutes.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 3489 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.5/5
  • Value for money
    4.2/5
  • Service
    4/5
  • Organization
    4.5/5

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We were booked for the 10am tour but something really urgent came up so we had to cancel it. Getyourguide really understood our situation and offered an afternoon tour instead. The guide was excellent and after the 1 hour tour of the Basilica ended, we were free to roam about. But we had all the information so we enjoyed and appreciated everything even more. In future I will choose again this company.

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November 17, 2022

Hi, unfortunately, I did not write down the name of our lady guide. She was superb: knowledgable and human - the best combination ever. Needless to say - one trip to the Vatican hardly touches the surface of the endless treasures there. But for the first introduction, this was a BIG WOW! thank you

November 15, 2022

I recommend the purchase because it really has priority entrance without queuing. Everything went very well, including the guided tour and the information provided. The criticism here is for the Vatican, which unfortunately has a lot of stairs and little accessibility for the elderly. In addition to being a circular route on which you walk a lot. Elderly and people with reduced mobility suffer from this.

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November 9, 2022

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