Skip the Line Vatican, Sistine Chapel, Basilica & Papal Tomb Tour

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Skip the line, avoid the long queues and explore the Vatican's exceptional collections, the magnificent Sistine Chapel & Basilica with an expert guide in an intimate group. Enter the breathtaking Basilica of St.Peter and the Vatican Grottoe beneath. This extensive and exclusive tour is designed for those eager to experience everything the Vatican has to offer. The Vatican Museums are home to an expansive array of art, featuring countless gallery displays and an astonishing number of spectacular artistic works showcased inside. These include stunning sculptures, frescoes, and architectural masterpieces that together form an unparalleled collection found nowhere else in the world. Admire the incredible sculptures, tapestries, paintings, and architectural works of Renaissance masters such as Bramante, Bernini, Perugino, Botticelli, D’Antonio, Rosselli, Signorelli, Della Gatta, Ghirlandaio, Raphael, and without doubt the Sistine Chapel, adorned with Michelangelo’s extraordinary frescoes.

  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • The tour reservations have strict timing. To join the tour, you are required to be at the meeting point for check-in at least 15 minutes prior to your tour departure time.
  • If you arrive late for the meeting time, it will not be possible to join the group or reschedule, the tickets and guide are void. As per Vatican rules you will not be entitled to a refund.
  • Knees & Shoulders MUST be covered for both men & women to enter the Sistine Chapel!
  • St Peter’s Basilica is subject to last-minute closures for religious ceremonies, with little to no warning and in this case, the tour will conclude in the Sistine Chapel. When this occurs visitors will have an extended tour of the Vatican Museums.
  • Should St. Peter’s Basilica be closed or not accessible within the scheduled time, the tour will include Raphael's Rooms or the explanation of the Basilica from the outside. in this case we are unable to provide refunds or discounts as the Basilica is free to enter and not included in the tour price.
  • The Raphael's Rooms are not included in the tour and are visited only when St. Peter’s Basilica remains closed to the public or if the Vatican makes the internal itinerary mandatory.
  • Please note that on the day of your visit certain areas of the monument/attraction can be closed due to either religious events or national holidays.
  • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not suitable for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair. Please be aware that large oversized bags/backpacks/suitcases are not permitted in the monument/ attraction.
  • It is not possible to contact guides when they are inside the Vatican museums, it is the clients responsibility to stay with the guided tour group, if you lose your guide inside the museums, there is nothing we can do in this case.
  • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not suitable for those with walking difficulties or using a wheelchair.

  • Skip The Line St.Peter's Basilica Entry (when possible)
  • Small Group Tour Experience with Expert Official Licensed Vatican Guide
  • Skip The Line Priority Access Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel Tickets
  • Highlights of St.Peters with a guide and free time to explore

  • Location Pick Up & Drop Off
  • Scavi / Necropolis
  • On Wednesday mornings St. Peter's Basilica may be closed to the public due to the Papal Audience
  • St Peter’s Basilica is subject to last-minute closures for religious ceremonies, with no warning

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.