Guided tour

Skip the Line Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel

Activity provider: Romaround Tours

Skip the Line Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel

Activity provider: Romaround Tours
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From US$ 69.83 US$ 55.86 per person

Skip the Line at the Vatican Museums, St. Peter's Basilica, and Sistine Chapel to delve into the world of Renaissance art. See the famous works of Michelangelo, da Vinci, and Raphael.

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Duration 2 - 2.5 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
English, German, Russian, Italian, Spanish, French

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy the Vatican Museums
  • See all the most important sights
  • Admire the amazing Sistine Chapel
  • Stroll around inside St. Peters at your own leisure after your tour
Full description

Enter a world of Renaissance art and intrigue on a tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter's Basilica. Using the skip-the-line entrance, avoid the queues and see works by Michelangelo, Raphael, and Leonardo da Vinci.

Meet your guide and bypass the line with your skip-the-line ticket. Explore the collection of the Vatican Museums, hearing the history that dates back to the 16th Century and the work of Pope Giulio II. Explore 4.35 miles (7km) of priceless art. Discover Greek Classical art and the works of Renaissance masters, Michelangelo and Raphael. See the statue of Laocoon and His Sons and the Transfiguration, and admire the works of other Italian masters such as Leonardo da Vinci, Perugino, and Fra Angelico. 

Hear the history of the Catholic Church and continue to the Sistine Chapel, home of Michelangelo's The Last Judgement. Step inside St. Peter's Basilica to gaze at La Pieta. Finally, visit the paper crypt, where Pope John Paul II and others were laid to rest.

Includes
  • Museums entrance fee with skip-the-Line entry
  • Guided tour
  • Headset to hear your guide perfectly
  • Transportation to/from hotel
  • Gratuites
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Student card
  • Face mask or protective covering

Not allowed

  • Oversize luggage
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts

Know before you go

  • Due to ongoing COVID-19 preventative measures, privileged access from Sistine Chapel to St. Basilica isn't available
  •  Tour suitable for all ages
  •  Tour is not wheelchair accessible
  •  Avoid large backpacks and long umbrellas
  • For student tickets (19-25 years old), you will need to bring a valid student card
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 448 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.5/5
  • Value for money
    4.1/5
  • Service
    4/5
  • Organization
    3.7/5

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In my opinion the tour was value for money and I would recommend people to visit the Vatican City. However, writing this review to mention and thank the activity provider, I am not able to locate them on GetYourGuide anymore, but I do remember the name, it was Romaround Tours. I was late by about a minute or so, and I missed the original tour as it had already begun. The activity providers owed me nothing, but they still helped me find an alternative tour and also personally accompanied me to the other activity provider's office and booked it for me free of cost. Also after finishing the tour, I happened to pass by their office and they tried to help me find more fun activities I could do later in the evening.

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January 3, 2023

One of our family members got sick on the day of the tour. And I had to move the time of our tour from afternoon to morning. The tour was very flexible and answered immediately on first call . They managed to move our time slot smoothly. The tour overall was informative. It was low season so there were no queues. We got to check out all of the places inside the Vatican. The tourguide i forgot her name, was nice. The only thing I could suggest is that she was telling us lots of information at once, so it could be overwhelming especially for a few guests whose English is not native. Some of the others wandered by themselves since at one point, was too much talking and information flowing. We also had to cut our tour short due to our flight. Overall, i'd recommend the tour! but less information! so we can actually enjoy and immerse into the beauty on our own!

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December 7, 2022

We had booked St. Peter's Basilica with dome and Vatican Museums. The city guides we were given were both great. Which is probably also due to the city of Rome, which allows someone to pass an exam before they are allowed to become a city guide. It was a great experience for us. It was well dosed between historical information, nice anecdores and also some religious subtleties that were conveyed to us.

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November 4, 2022

Product ID: 207576