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

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  • 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 
  • Gain special access to St. Peter’s Basilica by the door at the Sistine Chapel
  • Choose between early and afternoon time slots
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Tour in English at 11:45am
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Tour option including a 3.5-hour guided tour and admission fee. Please arrive at 11:30am to start the tour at 11:45am.
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Tour option including a 3.5-hour guided tour and admission fee. Please arrive at 8:30am to start the tour at 8:45am.
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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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Reviewed 1 week ago

The art, the explanations, the quality, the grandiosity … it was amazing … to see it, to understand it.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Manuel L
Reviewed 5 March 2019

Be carful when booking with ‘your way tours’. Booked this by vaitour fully paid with plenty of time only for them to cancel the day before we were due to fly and just less than 2 days before the tour. They did offer us a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank Wendy W
Reviewed 18 January 2019

We were met as arranged by Jo our guide, then we walked to the vatican museums entrace where we had to go through security. Everything was smooth thanks to Jo. The whole tour was excellent, we would have had no idea about things we were...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Linda H
Pameladic, Direttore at Rome Your Way Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2019

Hi, thanks a lot for writing us, our first objective is the satisfaction of the customer so we appreciate so much your kind words. We hope to see you soon in Rome. Rome Your Way Tours.

Reviewed 7 December 2018

Our tour guide Jo was amazing! That is her nickname. She was very knowledgeable, informative, and friendly. She took care of all of us like a “mother hen.” Jo filled ever moment with something exciting and new. Her enthusiasm was wonderful! I would definitely recommend...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Edwin L
Reviewed 26 October 2018

The tour of the museums and the Sistine Chapel were good, except our guide was an art major, and she often got "stuck" on one piece of art for a really long time, she would talk about if for way too long, and we would...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Angela O
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