Skip-the-line Tour of the Vatican Museums Sistine Chapel & Saint Peter Basilica

Roma Trip Overview

This carefully planned tour of the Vatican highlights ensures that you won’t miss any of the “must-see” masterpieces of art and architecture that make this such a unique place. Your guide will meet you at the entrance to the Museums and, with fast-track access, you’ll by-pass the queues and head inside. You can leave your belongings in the cloakroom and take a comfort break before starting the tour.

Additional Info

Duration: 3 hours
Starts: Roma, Italy
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Literary, Art & Music Tours



Explore Roma Promoted Experiences

What to Expect When Visiting Roma, Lazio, Italy

This carefully planned tour of the Vatican highlights ensures that you won’t miss any of the “must-see” masterpieces of art and architecture that make this such a unique place. Your guide will meet you at the entrance to the Museums and, with fast-track access, you’ll by-pass the queues and head inside. You can leave your belongings in the cloakroom and take a comfort break before starting the tour.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Vatican Museums, Viale Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City Italy

On this fantastic half-day tour, you’ll get to see the treasures of the Vatican, accompanied by a top-rated, expert guide. You’ll benefit from fast-track access, enabling you to by-pass the long queues of tourists and immediately begin your tour. You’ll see Ancient Roman and Greek statues, Raphael’s Rooms, the Galleries of Tapestries and Maps, the Sistine Chapel, Saint Peter’s Basilica and Square to much more!

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Sistine Chapel, Viale Vaticano, 00165 Vatican City Italy

The highlight of any tour of the Vatican is, of course, the famous Sistine Chapel, the most visited attraction in all of Italy. You’ll learn more about Michelangelo’s frescoes – The Last Judgment, the Creation of Adam and the Genesis – as well as some specifics of the Stories of Moses and Jesus painted by Botticelli, Perugino and other famous Renaissance masters. The Sistine Chapel is still used today, most notably for Conclave – the secretive papal election. You’ll hear some anecdotes and little-known secrets about this amazing place.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: St. Peter’s Basilica, Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Vatican City Italy

The tour ends with a visit to the most significant Catholic Church in the world – Saint Peter’s Basilica. Here you’ll view another of Michelangelo’s masterpieces, La Pietà, as well as hear more about the architecture and the rituals of the Basilica. You will also see the tombs of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II.

Duration: 3 hours

Pass By: St. Peter’s Square, Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Vatican City Italy

Finally, you will enter Saint Peter’s Square to see Bernini’s famous statues and the chimney where the white smoke appears, to tell of a newly elected Pope. After a few final anecdotes your guide will bid you farewell and leave you to wander around this impressive square. A perfect end to a tour of the Vatican!



Compare Roma Similar Experiences