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Skip the Line: Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica Half-Day Walking Tour

From US$46.60
Highlights
  • Check off Vatican City’s landmarks in a single half-day walking tour
  • Get in-depth info on the culture, history, and art of Vatican City
  • Make the most of your vacation time with skip-the-line access
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Skip the Line: Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica Half-Day Walking Tour
From US$46.60
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9:30 Standard Tour: English
Standard tour with a maximum of 32 people. Departs at 9.30am with an English-speaking guide.
From US$46.60
2pm Standard Tour: English
Standard tour with a maximum of 25 people. Departs at 2pm with an English-speaking guide
From US$47.86
2pm Standard Tour: German
Standard tour with a maximum of 25 people. Departs at 2pm with with a German-speaking guide
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Overview
Explore Vatican City, with time-saving skip-the-line access, in the company of a guide. Visit the Vatican Museums (admission ticket price not included), the Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter’s Basilica in a single, half-day walking tour. Get insider info on these must-see Rome attractions through your guide’s commentary, guaranteed to reveal little-known facts.
What to Expect
Choose a start time that fits your schedule, and then meet your guide outside the entrance to the Vatican Museums. Skip waiting in the often-long lines for tickets and pay your guide directly for admission (not included in tour price).

Step inside and begin your tour. Your guide will narrate an orientation and give in-depth commentary on the highlights of the Vatican and the Sistine Chapel as you walk.

Explore Raphael’s Rooms, and hear stories behind works such as the School of Athens, a piece that features images of Michelangelo and Raphael. Pass through halls such as the Gallery of the Masks and Gallery of the Maps. Then, make your way into the Sistine Chapel. A sacred spot and the private papal chapel, the Sistine Chapel is also renowned for its Michelangelo frescoes—The Last Judgement and The Creation of Adam.

Continue to St. Peter’s Basilica, where you'll see Michelangelo’s famous La Pietà. Before wrapping up your tour outside the church, take a moment to rub the foot of the statue of St. Peter for luck.

Opt to upgrade your experience with a before-hours, small-group tour or an after-hours tour (St. Peter's Basilica not included), when the premises are closed to the public.
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1 - 5 of 56 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago
Great, vivid guided tour!

Before I booked the tour through Viator(tripadvisor link) it was not clear -nor stated anywhere in the details of the tour- that the actual Vatican tickets were NOT included in the price. I only found out after i booked the tickets in my itenary that...More

2  Thank phni
Reviewed 1 week ago
Best decision

We had an awesome tour guide. She was exceptionally qualified and interesting to listen to. Very organized and easy...she spoke perfect English.

1  Thank michelepasquale2018
Reviewed 1 week ago
Absolutely worth the extra costs

What you pay here for is skipping the line and a guided tour through the Vatican Museums including the Sistine Chapel and the St. Peter's Basilica. It is not cheap considering you still have to buy the actual entrance ticket but once I saw the...More

3  Thank GoDu72
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Mislead

The details are misleading!!!! You are only paying for a guided tour, no tickets included. You have to purchase the tickets when you are there. What is the point in paying for a tour that does not include tickets to the attraction. We took the...More

1  Thank Louise C
Reviewed 1 week ago
ticket fee is not included the tour price

unfortunately they didn't inform me the price is not included the ticket fee and i have paid 24 Euro per person by cash over tour price which i have already paid.

Thank Mohammad M
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rgbrooks2001
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For this they take credit cards, depends on the ages, for adults I think it was 24 euro each
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