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Faster Than Skip-the-Line: Vatican, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica Tour

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Highlights
  • Skip hours-long lines on this Vatican Museums tour in Rome
  • Marvel at Vatican highlights such as Raphael's Rooms, the Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter's Basilica
  • Listen to the guide's commentary through a personal headset
  • Opt for an early morning or evening time slot for a less crowded experience
  • Upgrade to a small-group tour, limited to 12 people
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Overview
Home to some of the world’s most iconic paintings, the Vatican Museums attract huge crowds. Save yourself hours of waiting by booking this skip-the-line tour of the Sistine Chapel, Raphael’s Rooms, and St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome. Early morning and evening tour options mean you can explore the complex during far less crowded time slots. Upgrade to a small-group tour limited to 12 people for a more personalized experience.
What to Expect
Depending on the time slot you selected at checkout, your experience begins outside of the Vatican Museums. Access the Vatican through a special entrance with no lines, saving hours of waiting time.
Walk first through the Gallery of Maps and the Gallery of Tapestries, hearing your guide's commentary loud and clear through your personal headset. Snap photos in front of the Pigna statue in the Pinecone Courtyard before you continue to Raphael’s Rooms.
Spend the next part of the tour gazing upward at the Sistine Chapel, home to Michelangelo’s 'The Creation of Adam' and 'The Last Judgement.' After, say farewell to your guide and continue to St. Peter’s Basilica to enjoy the church independently.
Please note that on Wednesdays, due to the weekly Papal Audience, St. Peter’s Basilica may be unavailable. Ensure you select a day other than Wednesday if you’re set on seeing the landmark.
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The tour lives up to its tagline " faster than skip the queue". We were taken to the ticket counter and, upon presenting the minors to the counter , we were ushered in. We spent some time talking outside the museum, in particular in the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Yong F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I would highly recommend this tour, the lady guide whose name escapes me was simply amazing, her knowledge and detail was mind blowing and so interesting. Having seen the queue to get in outside, booking on line and spending a little more was worth it....More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank alicattt
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was the early morning tour starting at 8:10am and we couldn’t of picked a better tour. Great guide providing lots of information. The group was 12 people so small enough to get all of our questions answered. The pace was perfect allowing us to...More

Thank lillian910
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our tour guide, Elizabeth Bonaferde, was the best. Her knowledge of the Vatican and all the other parts of the tour were unmatched. She told us the most amazing things while on the tour. It was a three hour tour with steps and many stops...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Sarahharvey55
Reviewed 2 days ago

Unless you particularly like being in a queue for a very long time then the skip the line tour is well worth the cost. The guide was excellent and very knowledgeable and the headsets made sure that you heard the full commentary all the way...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Torreypat
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Response from Patrice S | Reviewed this property |
Not sure how many in regular tour but we were about 24 persons on our tour
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Response from DavidLGlasgow | Reviewed this property |
Yes price we paid included access to Vatican Museums and Sistine chapel and St Peters.
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