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Skip the Line: Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel Entrance Tickets

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    What to Expect
    Visit: Vatican Museums, Viale Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City Italy

    Visit the Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel on your own or with a guide (if option selected). Tickets provide skip the line access to all rooms.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Visit: Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Vatican City Italy

    Guests will visit the Vatican Museums on their own or with a guide (if option selected) and, if access is open, St. Peter's Basilica.

    Duration: 4 hours

    Visit: Sistine Chapel, Citta del Vaticano 1, 00120 Vatican City Italy

    Michelangelo's masterpiece, take time to admire the vaults.

    Duration: 30 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Vatican Museums, Viale Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City Italy
    Duration
    3h
    Return Details
    Guided tour option ends at St. Peter's Basilica.

    Ticket option service ends at the Vatican Museums entrance/exit.
    Inclusions
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Professional guide (Guided Tour Option Only)
    • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
    • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
    • Entry/Admission - Vatican City
    • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children 5 and under are entitled to free access to the Vatican Museums (with proof of age)
    • Children aged 6-18 are entitled to a reduced entry fee (see tour and ticket pricing) and must provide proof of age.
    • Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult
    • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements.
    • Maximum group size is 20 people. (Guided tour option only)
    • At least 4 people are required for the guided tour option to take place.
    • On Wednesday, access to St. Peter's Basilica may be restricted due to the weekly Papal Audience.
    • Due to the unpredictable nature of the basilica's schedule, closures can happen, often with little notice. You will be alerted as soon as possible in these instances. If closures happen and you are unable to access or visit the basilica, you will have more time to explore the Vatican Museums. No refunds are provided in this case.
    • Check-in is 20 minutes prior to the booked start time. Tickets are time sensitive and we cannot accomodate late arrivals.
    • Our tickets only service does not include direct access to St. Peter's Basilica.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    We bought these skip the line tickets when another provider fell through at the last minute. It is well worth the extra money above the normal entrance ticket as you don't have to wait for hours in the extreme heat in a queue that will...More

    Thank marlio773
    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    Our tour guide, Priscilla, was wonderful! The tour itself was also very good. It does go through the Vatican Museums very quickly, I would like to go back and take my time. Taking a skip the line tour is a must! If you were not...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Discover777706
    EcoArtTravel, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at EcoArt Travel - Rome by Segway, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

    Wonderful comment! Thank you for sahring your thoughts with us, we appreciate it a lot

    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    Smooth flow of checking in. Able to get in without going through the long line. St. Peter Basilica is a wonderful place to visit

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Rusheila D
    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    Found our contact easily. Even though there wasn’t a tour that day, Paulo was very helpful in taking us to the entrance and explaining the procedure for exchanging our time confirmation for tickets. Glad we met him.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank cccosto
    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    If you go on a Wednesday morning, allow plenty of extra time for arrival because the Pope makes an appearance in the square and certain roads are closed, so you will have to walk further than expected to arrive at the meeting point. We didn’t...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank jmjennings85
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