Skip the ticket lines to the main monuments of the Vatican City on a tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica with a professional art historian guide.
About this activity
- Free cancellation
- Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
- COVID-19 precautions
- Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
- Mobile ticketing
- Use your phone or print your voucher
- Duration 3 hours
- Check availability to see starting times.
- Skip the ticket line
- Instant confirmation
- Live tour guide
- Private or small groups available
- Skip the ticket lines to the main monuments of the Vatican City
- Marvel at masterpieces of art in the Vatican Museums
- See Michelangelo's miraculous frescoes in the Sistine Chapel
- Admire the art and architecture of most famous Catholic cathedral in the world
Due to health and safety regulations, this itinerary may change. See Know before you go for the latest updates.
- Entrance fees
- Professional art historian guide
- Guaranteed fast-track tickets
- Optional gratuities
- Hotel pick-up and drop off
- Food and drinks
- Access to special events, closed areas and temporary exhibitions
- Wheelchair users
Customers must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed
- All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
- The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
- Customers must bring their own headphones
- Customers are required to bring and wear masks
- Customers must fill out a travel information form
- Customers will get a mandatory temperature check
Select participants and date
Prepare for the activity
Meeting point varies depending on option booked.
What to bring
- Passport or ID card
- Comfortable shoes
- Luggage or large bags
- Short skirts
- Sleeveless shirts
Know before you go
- The Basilica is not accessible until further notice
- All visitors must pass through airport-style security. During high season the wait at security may be up to 30 minutes.
- The Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica are subject to closure without prior notice from the museum management. If this occurs, you will be provided with an appropriate alternative if the museum opening time is delayed by more than 1 hour. The local tour operator is unable to offer refunds or discounts.
- The tour route may be affected by national celebrations. If this occurs, you will be provided with an alternative route covering most highlights. The local tour operator is unable to offer refunds or discounts.
- Tour available for wheelchair users upon request.
- Large bags and suitcases are not allowed inside the museum.
- This tour cannot accept wheelchairs; please look into the private tour option if you require wheelchair assistance.