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Skip the Line Vatican: Day Time Tour including Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel

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  • Save time and see more art with a skip-the-line Vatican Museums tour
  • Avoid often hours-long lines on this guided walking tour 
  • Gain historical perspective on the world-famous attraction from a guide 
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Skip the Line Vatican: Day Time Tour including Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel
From US$57.83
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Vatican Group 10:30
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Vatican museums and Sistine chapel guided group tour with skip-the-line entrance to St. Peter's (not guided). 25 people on average in the group. We meet in our office in via Vespasiano 18 by 10:30am.
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Vatican Group 2:30
Vatican museums and Sistine chapel guided group tour with skip-the-line entrance to St. Peter's (not guided). 25 people on average in the group. We meet in our office in via Vespasiano 18 by 2:30pm.
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Group with St. Peter's 10:30
Vatican museums, Sistine chapel and St. Peter's Basilica guided group tour. 25 people on average in the group. We meet in our office in via Vespasiano 18 by 10:30am.
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Overview

Enhance your experience of the Vatican Museums with a skip-the-line admission ticket, guaranteed to save hours of precious vacation time. Avoid long lines and marvel at Renaissance masterpieces on this guided tour of the Vatican, including the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica. Choose from a morning or afternoon departure time to suit your schedule, and let a guide bring the world-famous frescoes to life with commentary.

What to Expect

Greet your guide at a designated meeting point near the Vatican by the time selected at checkout. With your skip-the-line admission ticket, you’ll bypass long lines outside of the Vatican, which can be hours-long.

Once inside, you’ll make your way through world-famous halls such as Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel, Raphael's Rooms, and the Gallery of Maps, all the while listening to crucial commentary from your guide over a headset. Among the art, you’ll see Renaissance masterpieces by Botticelli, Raphael, and Perugino.

Then, enter St. Peter’s Basilica, home to the tomb of St. Peter, with another skip-the-line admission ticket and following an introduction to the church from your guide, spend as much time as you wish exploring independently.

Reviews (221)
1 - 5 of 25 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Our Guide Eugene Hertoghe

Extremely knowledgeable.Very understanding.Would recommend him to anybody.I have had a major operation recently.Eugene took care to point out resting areas for me during the whole tour.Thanks Eugene.JAY

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank savynomad46
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile
Excellent service and jaw dropping experience

We booked our tickets for the Vatican tour at Touristation on Piazza Navona - stunning service! Really worth the money and effort!

Thank annamariev2013
Reviewed 29 September 2018
Highly overpriced tour in the company of crowds

This early morning tour, for which I paid a significant amount, was not at all as promised. We met our group (8 people total) at 7:15 am as requested, and got on a long line at about 7:50 am, where we waited another half hour...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank cmooneyNewYork
Reviewed 28 September 2018
Don’t waste your time with this tour company and their “skip the line promises”

I can’t believe I let myself be duped into doing a tour with “Rome with US”. I had purchased tickets directly with the Vatican for access to the Vatican and Sistine chapel including the audio headset – this ticket would have allowed us to skip...More

Date of experience: September 2018
4  Thank Mairead M
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile
Great kick off to Rome

We had the pleasure of touring with Margherita. She was fantastic! Wanted to get to know you, plus impart her knowledge and appreciation for the art and craftsmanship. She truly cares about her city! She spent time before the touring explaining what we would see...More

1  Thank Maloneys2
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Response from Neil S | Reviewed this property |
As long as you want it to. 3-4 hours will be ample time. You may want to climb up the main chamber and this will take about an hour as well....plan to do it slowly, it is too good to rush
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