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Skip-the-Line Vatican Sistine Chapel St Peter Basilica & Dome climb Private Tour provided by Tours of the Vatican with Francesco & his Team

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Skip-the-Line Vatican Sistine Chapel St Peter Basilica & Dome climb Private Tour

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2 adults
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You'll start at
Viale Vaticano
Viale Vaticano, Roma RM, Italy Vatican Museum entrance, under the white monumental door, on the stairs.
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  • 1
    Vatican Museums
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Sistine Chapel
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Cupola di San Pietro
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    St. Peter's Basilica
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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Important Information
Departure Point
Viale Vaticano, Roma RM, Italy
Duration
4h
Inclusions
  • Local taxes
  • Professional art historian guide
  • Local guide
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Private tour
  • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
  • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
  • Entry/Admission - Cupola di San Pietro
  • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Basilica
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • 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
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If the Dome is closed due to poor weather, you will be given the option for an alternative path inside the Museums, but no refunds if one of the areas is closed will be given.
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Gina Coletti wrote a review Dec 2019
Los Angeles, California1 contribution
We loved our tour and Francesco was a most kind passionate tour guide who truly loves his city and wanted to share with us. We had our two girls ages 10 and 12 with us. It was really good to have a guide who could get us past the lines and point out the most interesting facts
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Date of experience: November 2019
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dano4172 wrote a review Oct 2019
Maryland4 contributions1 helpful vote
Highly recommend this tour. Going up in the dome is a must. Our tour guide Tom, with his archeological background, was able to share lots of additional information about unique things all throughout the Vatican. This is not a scripted tour but more of a casual conversation about
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Earl R wrote a review Sep 2019
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We had an amazing tour of the Vatican with Tommaso!! First, there was some confusion about the pickup location, and Tommaso worked with us to find the meeting point amongst the throngs of people. Then he quickly guided us past the massive lines of people into the Vatican
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Bljtv5 wrote a review Aug 2019
Nottingham, United Kingdom3 contributions2 helpful votes
We took this tour with Francesco as part of our 3 days on Rome. He was engaging, entertaining and interesting and we had a wonderful time on this tour. He even kept our 3 teenagers engaged! The climb to the top of the dome was well worth the effort and was one of the highlights
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Shibani S wrote a review Aug 2019
New York City, New York3 contributions3 helpful votes
We had a wonderful time on this tour. We were a family of 6, from age 7 to 73 years. Our guide Francesco did a fabulous job showing us Vatican City and The Sistine Chapel. He was extremely knowledgeable, funny, engaging and kept us excited about the tour, all throughout. The 3
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Date of experience: July 2019
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By: Tours of the Vatican with Francesco & his Team
hiltys
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Saw a lot
Got to walk right in. Passed the lines waiting around the building. We did the first tour in the morning and got ou
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mdewald2020
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Great tour!
Claudia was great! She met us promptly at the entrance and we proceeded right in skipping the very long lines. As
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CleosKeeper
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Vatican with a pro
Francesco spent over four hours with the three of us. We saw the Vatican Museum, the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’
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mrchips321
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Vatican
Did the Vatican tour with skip the line tour It was a great day ! Tour last approx 2.5 hrs and included the Sisti
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temporaryworldtravel
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Tour
We had a great experience on our tour at the Vatican. Giorgia was our guide and did a great job involving our who
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TJB01
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Cristiana is the best!
Our tour of the Vatican was a wonderful experience. Our guide Cristiana was outstanding. She was great fun to be
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Stacey P
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Perfect tour!
A friend and I did this Colosseum/Forum tour with Francesco recently, and it was fantastic! We had hoped to do the
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Krystal F
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BEST TOUR!
We did not do a guided tour at the Vatican, but Agnus met up with us, gave us some lovely facts while guiding us in
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Laura M
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The best tour, loved it.
We loved this tour it was way better than expected. Our guide Thomas was incredibly well informed and very engaging
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J P
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Excellent Tour
Excellent tour! We skipped the very long lines (and we visited off season, and still the lines were very long!) Our
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angel_aking2002
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So great!
We had a wonderful time on our tour. I was concerned that it would be too kid focussed, but it was totally wonderfu
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766anitaa
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Excellent Tour-highly recommend
Claudia was an exceptional guide. She was extremely knowledgeable and engaging. The best tour we’ve had by far.
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aric s
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Perfect Tour!
Our tour was great! Our tour guide was very personable and extremely knowledgeable. I highly recommend this compan
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AnnetteS1409
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Vatican Private Tour
We thoroughly enjoyed this tour. Francesco was very informative and communicated well with all members of our famil
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joans746
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Great Small Group Vatican Tour
My husband and I toured the Vatican & St Peter Basilica with just 2 other people and our wonderful tour guide Claud
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  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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