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Fast Track Access Vatican Museums Sistine Chapel & St Peters Basilica Tour

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    Looking for an easy, classic tour visiting the highlights of the Vatican Museums? What about Fast Track access to all areas? This is the Vatican tour for you. Choose a tour in English, German, French or Italian for a guide that exclusively speaks your language. 

    In small groups of 20 people or less, our five-star guides will lead you straight to most important areas of the Vatican Museums. After enjoying Skip the Line access - you'll begin a classic itinerary of the must-see sights. This includes stops in the Pinecone Courtyard, the Belvedere Courtyard, Room of the Muses, the Round Room, the Candelabra Gallery, Gallery of the Tapestries and Gallery of the Maps.

    This tour culminates inside the Vatican Museums at Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel. Rules are rules, and your guide will be unable to speak while you are inside. However, your guide will prepare you for your visit to this world wonder beforehand.

    After free time in the Sistine Chapel - you'll enjoy Skip the Line passage to St. Peter's Basilica and a full guided tour inside.

    This tour ends at St. Peter's Basilica from where you will be free to explore other areas of Vatican City on your own, or spend more time inside of the Basilica.
    *Please note: Tours departing on Wednesdays do not visit the inside of St. Peter's Basilica due to the weekly Papal Audience. It is also possible that due to Papal events, some planned in advance and some at the last minute, that access to St. Peter's Basilica from the Vatican Museums will be closed or that the Basilica will be completely closed off to the public. In these cases, we will do our best to inform guests ahead of time and provide alternatives. This is not always possible, however, and in the case of a last minute interruption, extra time will be spent exploring the Vatican Museums. In such cases, no partial refunds will be provided.

    2:15PM SMALL GROUP TOUR - UPGRADE available to our 2:15PM small group departure. Choose this option for a group of 10 people or less with a dedicated guide as well as access to special rooms not available on the group tour. 

    8:00PM FRIDAY NIGHT TOUR - Available late-spring/summer only. 3  hour tour of the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel starting at 8:00PM. St. Peter's Basilica is not included in this departure. 
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Sistine Chapel, Citta del Vaticano 1, 00120 Vatican City Italy
    Duration
    3h
    Inclusions
    • Skip the Line Access to the Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel
    • Skip the Line Access to St. Peter's Basilica (ex. Wednesdays and special events)
    • Insider Guide
    • Small Groups of 20 or less
    • Headsets to hear your guide clearly
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    Exclusions
    • Food & Beverages
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. 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
    • Large bags and backpacks are not permitted on this tour.
    • Please note: Tours departing on Wednesdays do not visit the inside of St. Peter's Basilica due to the weekly Papal Audience. It is also possible that due to Papal events, some planned in advance and some at the last minute, that access to St. Peter's Basilica and/or the Sistine Chapel from the Vatican Museums will be closed or that the Basilica will be completely closed off to the public. In these cases, we will do our best to inform guests ahead of time and provide alternatives. This is not always possible, however, and in the case of a last minute interruption, extra time will be spent exploring the Vatican Museums. In such cases, no partial refunds will be provided.
    • 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 20 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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    This was a great value for the fast track access. We met our guide at an location a block away from the entrance which was easy to find. The Vatican was exceptionally busy the day we went for our tour due to a holiday weekend and closures, but our guide made the most of it and
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    Response from EcoArtTravel, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Fast Track Access Vatican Museums Sistine Chapel & St Peters Basilica Tour
    Responded 1 week ago
    The Vatican Museums can be a busy place at time, that's sure. Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us and we look forward to meeting you again next time around
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    We had an excellent experience with this tour. Our guide was very knowledgeable and engaging. It was only 3 hours but we felt that we covered the major high points. We would highly recommend this tour for those who are physically able to walk on uneven areas and take lots of
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    Response from EcoArtTravel, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Fast Track Access Vatican Museums Sistine Chapel & St Peters Basilica Tour
    Responded 4 weeks ago
    Excellent review! We are so glad our guided Tour of the Vatican Museums was up to your expectations. We thank you on behalf of the whole EcoArt Team for kindly taking the time to share your thoughts with us
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    We paid for small group (10) and the two days before the excursion we were notified it would be 15 and the day of it was 21 which included a baby in a stroller. Not what we signed up for. Definitely a language barrier with our tour guide.
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    Brilliant tour especially because of our friendly and informative guide Pricilla highly recommend!!!
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    Response from EcoArtTravel, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Fast Track Access Vatican Museums Sistine Chapel & St Peters Basilica Tour
    Responded 26 Oct 2019
    Brilliant review! Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us
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    We had a tour of the vatican on mondag. Priscila was our tour guide. After a short time going through the necessary security we entered the vatican museum. It was super crowded but with out earpiece in and the extensive knowledge of priscila it was not hard to get lost in the
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    Response from EcoArtTravel, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Fast Track Access Vatican Museums Sistine Chapel & St Peters Basilica Tour
    Responded 24 Oct 2019
    It is indeed a wonderful place, a sight you just cannot miss during your visit to the Eternal City. Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts with us
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