Guided tour

Vatican, Sistine Chapel and St Peters Basilica Tour

4.9 / 5

24 reviews

Vatican, Sistine Chapel and St Peters Basilica Tour

From US$ 80.33 per person

Have the essential experience in the Vatican City, exploring the Vatican museums, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter's Basilica.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 3.5 hours
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Skip the ticket line
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit St. Peter's Basilica
  • Learn centuries of history at the Vatican Museum
  • Marvel at the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel
  • See the ancient Greek Sculpture of Hermes
  • Discover the Map Rooms
Full description
This itinerary is designed for you to visit the Vatican and discover the best of the Sistine Chapel, the Vatican Museums and St Peter's Basilica. Enjoy the beauty of the Sistine Chapel, marvel at masterpieces by Michelangelo and Raphael. Discover the frescoes of the Raphael Rooms Explore the amazing collections of the Vatican Museums Take a tour of St Peter’s Basilica: a millennium of art, history and faith. After exiting the Sistine Chapel, you’ll be able to enter St Peter’s Basilica without having to wait in the ticket line. The Basilica of St. Peter's may be subject to unscheduled closings and late openings for religious ceremonies. Refunds are not provided for last minute closures of St. Peter's Basilica.
Includes
  • Skip-the-ticket-line entry
  • Professional guide
  • Food
  • Transportation
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 15 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts
  • All participants must also bring a valid government-issued photo ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, etc)

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Meeting point

• The meeting point is the flower stand on the corner of Via Giulio Cesare & Via Leone IV • If you wish to search for the meeting point via google maps, the address to the building in front is Viale Guilio Cesare, 237 • Please arrive 10 minutes before the start of the tour

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card for children

Not allowed

  • Umbrellas
  • Selfie sticks

Know before you go

  •  All visitors must pass through airport-style security. During high season the wait at security may be up to 30 minutes.
  •  Wear comfortable shoes.
  • For women, it is required to cover your knees and shoulders while in St. Peter's Basilica.
  • No large bags allowed.
  • Wheelchairs have a separate route and can only be taken as a private tour.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 24 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4.9/5

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Wow! The Vatican is just so breathtaking! I recommend everyone who is in Rome to go there !!! Regardless of whether it is religious or not! The tour was very informative, well organized and our tour guide showed us around the different rooms with great charm! Despite 3.5 hours of guided tour it was not boring or exhausting, because the whole Vatican is an experience in itself!

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September 4, 2021

Our guide Luca was personable and friendly. We were comfortable with him from the beginning. He was very knowledgeable and was easy to understand and follow. He was very kind and considerate to all of us. Highly recommend him. Grazie, Luca!

September 15, 2021

Väga hästi korraldatud. Meeldiv, et saadet eelnevalt meeldetuletused.

September 15, 2021

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