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Entire Vatican and Vatacombs: Heritage of Rome Tour

From US$81.80
Highlights
  • Save time with skip-the-line access to Rome’s Vatican Museums
  • See highlights including the Raphael Rooms and Sistine Chapel 
  • Skip the line again at St. Peter’s Basilica 
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Entire Vatican and Vatacombs: Heritage of Rome Tour
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1pm Departure (Summer)
This is the original and best entire Vatican tour in Rome. It runs all year round and has done so for over a decade. Entire Vatican & Vatacombs is all you need when in Rome and the Vatican!
From US$81.78
8:45am Departure (Summer)
This is the original and best entire Vatican tour in Rome. It runs all year round and has done so for over a decade. Entire Vatican & Vatacombs is all you need when in Rome and the Vatican!
From US$81.78
1:30pm Departure (Winter)
This is the original and best entire Vatican tour in Rome. It runs all year round and has done so for over a decade. Entire Vatican & Vatacombs is all you need when in Rome and the Vatican!
From US$81.78
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Overview
Save precious vacation time by seeing just the highlights of the Vatican Museums, including the rarely seen ‘Vatacombs,’ on this skip-the-line tour in Rome. With your art historian guide, bypass the sometimes 4-hour wait times to admire the museum’s main treasures and Sistine Chapel, get priority access to St. Peter’s Basilica, and visit underground papal tombs. Choose the early-bird option in summer for an even less-crowded experience.
What to Expect
Greet your guide in central Rome at your selected start time and skip the lines to the Vatican Museums. Your priority-access admission ticket means you can skip the long lines, saving you invaluable time.

Then, follow your guide to the key pieces of the art collections, heading to the must-sees of the Raphael Rooms and the Roman and Greek sculptures of the Belvedere Courtyard. After viewing and learning about the artworks, enter the Sistine Chapel to admire Michelangelo’s frescoes. Then, avoid the lines at St. Peter's Basilica, saving additional time.

Tour the world’s biggest basilica, believed to stand on St. Peter’s tomb, and observe highlights including Michelangelo's Pieta and Bernini’s altar canopy (baldacchino).

Outside, admire St. Peter’s Square as you hear about the Vatican’s history, and explore the rarely seen underground ‘Vatacombs,’ home to former popes’ tombs, before your tour concludes in the square.
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Reviewed 5 days ago
Rome in a nutshell

Having visited Rome before I felt that I wanted to see the main attractions but not all the museums etc This tour was perfect and long enough to cover everything I wanted to see. The guide was fantastic and very informative, knowledgeable and friendly. At...More

Thank margaretpage2018
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Fantastic tour

Expertly briefed tour, very informative and great value for money. Would recommend to friends & family

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 5 days ago
Fantastic! Very good. Book this!

The vatican and the church is very interesting. Lots of things to see. But thats not all. The guide we had gave it all to us. He has a great knowledge, easy to listen to, wants everyone to see properly, warm-hearted and really whishes us...More

Thank Christer T
Reviewed 6 days ago
Should have paid less

Antonella, our guide, was great and helpful. However, the Vatican Museum was so crowded and although we had the earbuds sets to hear her, once it got crowded I couldn't understand at least a third of the tour through the earbud. (We had done hearing...More

Thank 731talil
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Great tour

A great way to visit the Vatican and worth every penny. We learned a lot from a vert good guide. From popes in exil, the life of michelangelo, and Roaman and italian history. Highly recomended

Thank Thor W
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Response from Thor W | Reviewed this property |
The tour was 3 houres but they might be longer due to crowdes. But we spent an 3 houres by ourselves after the tour.
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