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Vatican Museums No-Wait Access Tour with Raphael Rooms, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peters Basilica

  • Save a ton of time by skipping the long entrance lines at the Vatican
  • Explore exhibits with a guide who knows how to pack the most into your visit 
  • Listen to commentary with ease through a provided headset 
Vatican Museums No-Wait Access Tour with Raphael Rooms, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peters Basilica
From US$76,09
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Tour in French at 2:00pm
Tour option including a 3.5-hour guided tour in French and admission fee. Please arrive at 1:45pm to start the tour at 2:00pm.
Tour in German at 8:45am
Tour option including a 3.5-hour guided tour in German and admission fee. Please arrive at 8:30am to start the tour at 8:45am.
Tour in English at 1:45pm
Tour option including a 3.5-hour guided tour and admission fee. Please arrive at 1:30pm to start the tour at 1:45pm.
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Get a skip-the-line admission ticket to the Vatican Museums on a tour that includes access to St. Peters Basilica via a special entrance. Exploring the Sistine Chapel and Raphael's Rooms with a guide reveals information crucial to understanding the context of the museum, and wearing a headset allows you to listen with ease. Opt for early morning time slots to explore without the crowds.
What to Expect
Meet for this skip-the-line Vatican Museums tour at the designated location at your chosen time. 

Once your guide takes you over to the Vatican, skip the entrance lines, and head right inside. Your skip-the-line admission ticket is included in the price of this guided tour.

Your guide takes you through the museum to the most interesting exhibits. Head to the Maps Gallery, Tapestries Gallery, the Raphael Rooms, and the Sistine Chapel. Hear fun facts as you go from your guide that you may not have picked up if exploring on your own.

Afterward, continue on and follow your guide to the special entrance from the Sistine Chapel to St. Peters Basilica. Admire works of art from Michelangelo and Bernini before you bid your guide farewell. 

Your Vatican guided tour ends in St. Peter's Square.
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1 - 5 of 33 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sarah our guide was fantastic well worth paying in advance on line for no Queues.

June 27th .We were to meet at a meeting point for 08.30 am not far from our hotel but we had to wait for a couple of taxis to arrive with some more people. One taxi turned up then we had to leave as we...More

Thank AnnNottinghamEngland
Reviewed 13 June 2018
great tour of Vatican

Me and my husband were visiting the Vatican on vacation and were overwhelmed by it. However our tour guide Jo made it very enjoyable and informative visit. Without her, the visit wouldn't have been the same. She gave us a lot of interesting information about...More

2  Thank Alisa B
Reviewed 13 June 2018
Excellent tour

This tour and especially our guide Jo were excellent. Jo guided us through the Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peters Basilica with professionalism, expertise and humour. We thoroughly recommend this tour!

1  Thank garethjbradbury
Reviewed 7 June 2018
Worth the money

We were seven tourists – 4 Americans, 2 Canadians and 1 Argentinian – taking an English speaking tour with Alfredo. The tour was almost 5 km long over 3 hours through the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica. The cost was very...More

1  Thank Lou093
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile
Excellent tour but bad headset

The tour was excellent and guide was very knowledgeable about the topics we covered during the tour, the only thing was the headset we used was a poor quality sound and it made it difficult to follow at timesMore

2  Thank pete786
Pamela D, Direttore at Rome Your Way Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Dear Customer, Thanks for taking the time to write your impression about our Vatican tour. We're very happy to know that you had a good time with us, and we deeply apoligize if the headsets didn't work properly. Unfortunately this is somtehing that doesn't depend...More

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15 July 2018|
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Response from Lou093 | Reviewed this property |
My tour ended up in the Basilica but it was not a Mass day. I have been told that the tours do allow do let you skip the lines on Mass day.
13 June 2018|
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Response from WilsonWestYorkshire | Reviewed this property |
Depending on what your you do but yes you do get free time after the tour, it depends on where the guide finished the tour. Email the company you are thinking of using and they will give you more of an idea. Enjoy!
4 May 2018|
Response from Jan R | Reviewed this property |
We did Sistine Chapel, Museums & St Peters. It took 2hrs from entering and obtaining earphones. Walking to the Sistine Chapel entrance with skip the line took 12 mins from Mayo Tours office. Exceptional !
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