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Vatican Museums, St. Peter's with Papal Tombs

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What to Expect

Beat the queues and discover the Vatican on this guided tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Basilica and the Papal Tombs. Admire centuries of art masterpieces and appreciate the holy importance of the Centre of Catholicism.
Let your guide reveal to you the secrets of the papal collection, amassed over hundreds of years. You will discover famous masterpieces by the likes of Caravaggio and Raphael, along with encountering the equally fascinating, often-overlooked pieces that your guide highlights. Enter the Sistine Chapel to see Michelangelo’s acclaimed masterpiece, admiring frescoes such as ‘The Creation of Adam’ and ‘The Last Judgment’.
Using a fast-track entrance, move on to St. Peter’s Basilica. Take a moment to absorb the special atmosphere as you stand in one of the largest and holiest churches in the world.
Round off your Vatican experience by visiting the Papal Tombs, the resting place of many popes and royals. Discover the history of this unique location and contemplate on its religious importance as your experience of the UNESCO World Heritage Site draws to a close.

Stop At:

• Vatican Museums, Viale Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City Italy
• Sistine Chapel, Viale Vaticano, 00165 Vatican City Italy
• St. Peter's Basilica, Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Vatican City Italy
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Important Information
Departure Point
Via Leone IV, Roma RM, Italy
3h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Expert tour guide
  • Headsets
  • Free Wi-Fi at the meeting point
  • Bathroom access
  • Recharging station for your devices
  • Entrance tickets to the Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel
  • Gratuities/Tips
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 17 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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By: ToursAndTours
17 reviews
Great guide but messy start
The tour was great and Laura was a wonderful guide. It didn’t get 5/5 as the organisation at the beginning was
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Reese .
Tivoli Tours
Giuseppe / Joseph was brilliant! He brought in a lot of energy to the tour and was very informative and engaging.
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James D
Spring, Texas
Excellent! A must see after you've seen Rome!
We booked this tour with Tours and Tours. We met at the designated location and were transported in a van to
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Great tour, great guide!
Fantastic tour for all the obvious reasons but made even more so by our guide Laura's educational, informative
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Fast track: Colosseum, Forum and Palatine Hill
Locating the tour company at the departure point was difficult. More helpful markers are needed given the crowds.
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Winnipeg, Canada
Besides the lunch, a disaster
We took this tour on October 5th. Our so-called guide was Joseph. We went first to Hadrian's Villa. We saw only a
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Tucson, Arizona
Hadrian’s Villa and Tivoli
Both Hadrian’s Villa and Tivoli are beautiful, a definite must do tour when in Rome. I would only caution against
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Dulwich Hill, Australia
Excellent day out
Pompeii was bucket list for me and therefore worth the 3 hr drive each way there and back from Rome. Guided tour
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an amazing day
we just got the skip the queue ticketets, it was well worth it, the queues outside were very very long, so being
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Mr Jones
Absolutely incredible tour! Tour guide was lovely and had excellent knowledge. Was able to answer all questions
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Guide questionable
The Italian guide Joseph, was knowledgeable BUT he proceeded much to fast though both sites even when numerous
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Fast track experience
It worth the price!!! It's a real fast track to skip the long line for the Vatican Museums. Well organized and
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A Day in Pompeii
Pompeii Day Trip: This was an amazing experience without any doubt. The day began by meeting the trip coordinator
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Fantastic experience to Pompeii
This tour is very well organized and the best way bto visit Pompeii from Rome. You meet the coordinator early in
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Manuela S
Rome, Italy
Amazing tour
This tour is the best way to go from Rome to Tivoli. Arriving you will first see the the Hadrian's Villa, home
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