We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Share
Save

Skip the Line: Vatican Museum St Peter's Basilica and Sistine Chapel Tour

Highlights
  • Don’t get overwhelmed by the vast collection: Go straight to the highlights
  • Opt for an art historian guide to get a quick, in-depth tour
  • Save precious vacation time with skip-the-line admission
More
Skip the Line: Vatican Museum St Peter's Basilica and Sistine Chapel Tour
From US$59,16
Check Availability
  • Overview
  • What to Expect
  • Important Information
  • Reviews
  • Q&A
Select Date and Travellers
Vatican 9:30am-ES
Enjoy the highlights of the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel with Spanish -speaking guide. Privilege entrance to St. Peter's Basilica
US$59,16
Vatican 02:30pm - ENG
Enjoy the highlights of the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel with English-speaking guide. Privilege entrance to St. Peter's Basilica
US$59,16
Vatican 03:30pm - FRE
Enjoy the highlights of the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel with a French-speaking guide. Privileged entrance to St. Peter's Basilica
US$59,16
Show 19 more
Overview
The Vatican Museums contain a vast art collection roughly nine miles long spread over 1400 rooms. It’s impossible to see all of the collection in one day. With this tour, make the most out of your visit by seeing some of the Vatican’s best highlights—including the Sistine Chapel and Raphael Rooms—in a few hours. Plus, you’ll save time by getting skip-the-line admission to the main entrance and St. Peter’s Basilica.
What to Expect
Make your way to the Maya Tours office on via Germanico, where you’ll meet your guide. From here, take a 5-minute walk to the entrance of the Vatican Museums.

With this tour, you’ll gain priority admission to the Vatican Museums and have the option of exploring with an art historian guide.

Visit can’t-miss highlights like the Sistine Chapel while making about eight other stops at locations including the Gallery of the Muses, Raphael Rooms, and Gallery of the Maps. It’s a great way to orient yourself and see some of the Vatican’s top highlights in a matter of a few hours.

After making your way through the galleries, make your last stop at St. Peter’s Basilica. Take advantage of direct entry into the basilica, explore on your own, and finish the tour here.
Write a ReviewReviews (141)

1 - 5 of 124 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Just worth it for the lack of queues!

Booked this as we primarily wanted to skip the lines. We were very pleased we opted for this option as realistically we queued in total for a max 20 mins at the various places in: around/ outside the Vatican. We got an email the morning...More

Thank missymarsh28293
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Unorganized, only perk is skipping the line, and expect 30+ people in tour with broken headsets

I initially booked with Maya Tours because it was advertised for 78$C per person and seemed affordable as you got to enter the Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel and St Peters Basilica and skip the line. We arrived at Maya Tours and checked in and saw...More

Thank DeviSfountain
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
You can trust them!

We failed to book our tickets on the official Vatican website, so we rocked up outside the Vatican a bit unprepared and unsure whether to trust the many many people offering to get us in. Thankfully we decided to follow a nice lady to the...More

Thank Anne-Sophie L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Amazing

Our tour guide Alma was amazing was friendly and funny and made the tour enjoyable and educational. Had a great time and no queues 😁. Definitely 5 stars

Thank Grace P
Reviewed 1 week ago
Amazing tour with guide Deborah.

Where can I start, this tour was made even more wonderful by our tour guide the incredibly knowledgable Deborah, who kept our attention for every minute with her amazing knowledge and personality. We were a bit sceptical at first by the price of the tour...More

Thank Christine W
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Skip the Line: Vatican Museum St Peter's Basilica and Sistine Chapel Tour staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Travellers Also Viewed
Skip-the-Line: Vatican, Sistine...
8 Reviews
from US$37,30*
Skip the Line: Vatican Museum...
6 Reviews
from US$53,20*
Skip the line: Vatican Museums...
75 Reviews
from US$66,90*
Skip the Line Vatican Tour: Vatican...
108 Reviews
from US$66,30*
Frequently bought together
Skip the Line: Colosseum Official...
261 Reviews
from US$35,50*
Skip the Line: Ancient Rome and...
12 016 Reviews
from US$58,00*
Rome Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour
4 079 Reviews
from US$33,10*
Ancient Monuments of Rome Small Group...
350 Reviews
from US$41,40*
Likely To Sell Out
Skip the Line: Vatican Museums, St...
23 836 Reviews
from US$73,40*
Special Offer
Waking Up the Vatican: VIP...
31 Reviews
from US$371,90*
US$531,30
Skip the Line: Ancient Rome and...
12 016 Reviews
from US$58,00*
Likely To Sell Out
Viator VIP: Sistine Chapel Private...
557 Reviews
from US$429,50*