Guided tour

Rome: Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and Basilica Tour

Activity provider: Enjoy Rome

Rome: Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and Basilica Tour

Activity provider: Enjoy Rome
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Join a guided tour of the Vatican with fast-track access. Explore the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter's Basilica.

About this activity

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Duration 2.5 - 3 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Save up to 2-3 hours
Live tour guide
English, Russian, Portuguese, Italian, German, French, Spanish
Private or small groups available

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Experience

Highlights
  • Benefit from fast-track access to some of the Vatican's top attractions on this walking tour
  • Admire the beautiful Vatican Museums, and Sistine Chapel
  • Feast your eyes on the artwork of old masters like Michelangelo and Raphael
  • Explore the Pio Clementine Museum, Belvedere Courtyard and more
  • Visit Michelangelo's La Pietà at St. Peter's Basilica
Full description
Take a tour of one of the holiest sites in Christendom on this guided walking tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter's Basilica. First, visit the Pine Courtyard, Belvedere Courtyard, the Gallery of the Maps, Candelabra Gallery, Pio Clementino's Rooms, the Tapestry Gallery, Raphael Rooms (only on early morning tours), and the Sistine Chapel. Then, be led by an expert guide to some of the major attractions, as well as to some lesser-known spots that other tourists often miss. You will also get to see other galleries of the Vatican corridors. Finally, visit Michelangelo's Pietà at St. Peter's Basilica before concludig your tour at the Sistine Chapel.
Includes
  • Tour guide
  • Headsets
  • Entrance fees
  • Skip-the-ticket-line access to the Vatican Museums
  • Skip-the-ticket-line access to the Sistine Chapel
  • Guided tour of the St. Peter's Basilica (except for the 2.5-hour tour)
  • Free WiFi at the meeting point
  • Bathroom access
  • Recharging station for your devices
  • Transportation
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point may vary depending on the option booked.

Important information

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Shorts
  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts

Know before you go

  • St. Peter's is closed during the following times: Wednesdays: 8 AM - 12 PM, December 24th and 31st. During these times, the tour will visit other parts of the museums
  • The Vatican can get very crowded all year round. April to June and September to October are high-season months
  • Skip-the-line entrance is included only for the Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel. For St. Peter's Basilica, you might be asked to wait in a line
  • The meeting time is subject to change, and you will receive a phone call or text if this is the case
  • No refund will be issued for latecomers
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 36062 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.5/5
  • Value for money
    4/5
  • Service
    4.4/5
  • Organization
    4.3/5

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Great overview of the Vatican museum as you need days to view their whole exhibits . Our guide Laura Antonuccui was very knowledgeable and her her sense of dry humour made the guided tour seem like minutes. It’s a great introduction to see the Vatican museum and Basilica and especially the Sistine Chapel.

January 17, 2023

Our guide Maria was fantastic, very friendly and as an archeologist she had alot of history and information not just about the Vatican but also about the city of Rome. We would've loved to have spent the whole day with her! January is a great time to visit the Vatican. Less crowds and easier for the group to stay together. Very efficient service. No issues. Well worth it.

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January 14, 2023

Wonderful tour. We found ourselves at the established meeting point and from there the guide accompanied us first inside the Vatican museums, first passing through the internal parts and then into the external courtyards and onto the terrace with a view of the dome. At the end of the tour we went down to the Sistine Chapel (a marvellous one to say the least) in which, however, the guide cannot give explanations as it is a sacred place, for this reason scale reproductions of the frescoes are hung in the courtyard so that the guides can make their explanation. Then you enter St. Peter's, go around the whole basilica until you end the tour in the square with an explanation of the enormous colonnade. I recommend this tour and I thank our guide Antonella who was able to convey all her passion for art and very detailed explanations of what we saw.

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January 11, 2023

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