Guided tour

Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel & St. Peter's Basilica Tour

Activity provider: Enjoy Rome

Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel & St. Peter's Basilica Tour

Activity provider: Enjoy Rome
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Booked 124 times yesterday

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

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Duration 3 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Save up to 2-3 hours
Live tour guide
English, Spanish, Italian, German, French, Portuguese
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 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.

This tour includes, among other galleries of the Vatican corridors, a tour of 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 a visit of the Sistine Chapel.

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 receive a broad base for understanding the remarkable history, architecture, and politics of the Vatican. Visit Michelangelo's Pietà at St. Peter's Basilica.

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
  • Free Wi-Fi 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

  • The passageway from the Vatican Museums to St. Peter's Basilica is closed, therefore you might be asked to wait in a line to access St. Peter's Basilica
  • St. Peter's is closed during the following times: Wednesdays: 8:00 AM -12:00 PM, December 24 and 31
  • 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 particularly busy, as they are high-season months
  •   All visitors must pass through airport-style security. During high season the wait at security may be up to 30 minutes
  • St. Peter’s Basilica and the Sistine Chapel close without notice on rare occasions; if this happens, your guide will take you to tour the Vatican Museums and/or the Sistine Chapel/St Peter's Basilica instead
  • 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
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 35315 reviews

Review summary

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

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This is spectacular tour! You shouldn’t miss this! This is gorgeous tour! So much sculptures and art in general. Just WOW! Our guide was woman, sorry I didnt get her name, but she was briliant! All funny and kind! All knowing, with all the anegdotes and jokes about popes and Michelangelo and museums as well. Her english was very very good so it was pretty easy to listen. This tour is so tiring and demanding, and lasts about 3h. And there is so many details that you cant even process your thoughts, and you are standing by the next big thing. We were really tired, so bring water and really comfortable shoes.

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November 23, 2022

We had an evening tour with Marilena as our guide. She studied art history and architecture, her knowledge was enormous without getting lost in details. She guided us through the museum with good time management and drew our attention to details that we would not have noticed. It was great that you always responded very kindly to a primary school child in our group. A very good tour!

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October 29, 2022

Fabrizio was an excellent tour guide. We had 25 people and he managed all of us very well. He was extremely knowledgeable and answered all questions posed to him. He was humorous and engaging. He took us through the Hall of Statues explaining about the difference between the material, the origins, where they came from and especially about heads and bodies of the various statues. He deftly guided us through the throngs of tourists as we threaded our way single file through the corridors to reach the Sistine Chapel and MichaelAngelo. Spectacular. He made sure we knew all the rules going in there. He spoke English and was easy to understand. I would definitely recommend Fabrizio to be your tour guide.

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October 11, 2022

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