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Skip the Line Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel Guided Tour provided by Vatican Guided Tours

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Skip the Line Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel Guided Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
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Updated 07/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 07/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
See the magnificent highlights of Vatican City during this guided tour. The skip-the-line entrance to the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel and our official professional guides will make your experience exceptional and unique. Explore the Vatican Museums, one of the most extraordinary collections of art in the world. Pause in the Sistine Chapel, Michelangelo's masterpiece, and from there visit at your own pace St. Peter's Basilica and the Vatican Holy Caves where many popes are buried.
  • You'll start at
    Via Vespasiano, 28
    Via Vespasiano, 28, 00192 Roma RM, Italy
    Meeting time 20 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time.
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  • 1
    St. Peter's Square
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • 2
    Vatican Museums
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Sistine Chapel
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by
    St. Peter's Basilica
  • You'll end at
    Vatican Museums
    00120, Vatican City
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Important Information
Departure Point
Via Vespasiano, 28, 00192 Roma RM, Italy
Return Details
Vatican Museums, 00120, Vatican City
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Professional Guide
  • Headsets
  • Assistance
  • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
  • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
  • Gratuities
  • 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
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Customers have a mandatory meeting time stated 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time due to managing and organizational reasons.If you arrive late for the meeting time, it will not be possible to join the group or reschedule, unless you pay for the activity again. As per "No Show" rules you will not be entitled to a refund.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and Vatican Museum. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • To get inside the monuments it is used group ticket and not individual one. It cannot be can asked just the ticket entrance.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • The activity can suffer 20/30 min variation due to organizational resons
  • Please be advised capacity regulations and security may delay the tour departure This could also influence the smooth running of the tour especially on national holidays and events.
  • Cancellations, changes or issues due to weather, security and events held by the monument are beyond our control and are directly decided by their administration team. These issues will be reviewed by us and dealt with on an individual basis but are the responsibility of the monument.
  • You must have a valid photo ID to enter the monuments (student's ID, Driver License, Passport or State ID all work.) You will be asked to also provide your name, last name and date of birth (at the beginning of the tour, if not provided beforehand.) Security may prevent you from entering the site if the information provided is not accurate and/or don't match the one on your ID.
  • Child discount is applied only with a valid ID card
  • Note: tour will not operate on religious holidays
  • WILL NOT BE POSSIBLE TO VISIT THE BASILICA DURING RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS AND CEREMONIES (Audiences, Beatifications, Masses of the POPE). The Basilica is often subject to sudden closures. In these cases it is not possible to guarantee access to the Basilica.
  • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair.
  • All visitors must pass through the monument/attraction security check please allow at least 20 minutes to clear security.
  • Please be aware that large bags/backpacks/suitcases are not permitted in the monument/ attraction. Only very small bags are allowed. Please do not bring these items with you on the day of your tour as there are no cloakrooms at the monument.
  • For security reasons all visitors and their luggage shall be screened. To facilitate the security checks please insert any object (including mobile phone) in the bag/backpack or in the tray to be included in the X-ray
  • No change on a booking can be accepted after 24hrs to the starting time of the tour. In that instance, no refund will be issued.
  • For the safety of all guests, the tour operator reserves the right to refuse service to passengers who are intoxicated or show signs of intoxication. If, as a result, your tour is canceled, you will not be entitled to a refund.
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Not recommended for people with those with walking disabilities or walker users
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 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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