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Itinerary
Meet your guide and small group in Piazza del Risorgimento, then proceed directly into the Vatican museums with skip-the-line access. The tour group is limited to 15 people to ensure personalized attention from your guide, the chance to ask questions, and an intimate experience. 

See Apollo Belvedere and Laocoön and Sons in the Belvedere Courtyard and stroll through the Raphael Rooms. Explore the Gallery of Tapestries, the Gallery of the Maps, the Gallery of the Candelabra, and the Pinecone Courtyard. 

Pause outside the Sistine Chapel so your guide can explain the history behind the iconic ceiling frescoes, then proceed inside to view one of the world's most famous artworks for about 20 minutes. 

Upon exiting the Sistine Chapel, choose to double back through the Vatican Museums to see more of the collection; or your guide through a special door directly into St. Peter’s Basilica for an independent visit.
Locations visited
Sistine Chapel
Vatican Museums
St. Peter's Basilica
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Overview
Get skip-the-line access to explore the Vatican's highlights with a small group. During the 2.5-hour experience, you'll explore the Raphael Rooms, the Belvedere Courtyard, and the Sistine Chapel with an intimate tour group, limited to 15 people or fewer. After the conclusion of the guided tour, you'll have access to St. Peter's Basilica to explore independently.
Highlights
  • 2.5-hour Vatican highlights tour
  • Skip-the-line access
  • Small group of 15 people or fewer
  • Optional entrance to St. Peter's Basilica after the tour
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Worth Every Penny

Brought the family to this tour and booked a very early morning version...which is an awesome strategy, given the popularity of Vatican City. Maria Laura was our guide and simply exceptional! She clearly knew the ins and outs of the Vatican, how to work through...More

Thank Don K
Reviewed 3 days ago
A fantastic experience!

It was a great tour thanks to Felix! He was very knowledgeable and had a great sense of humor. I had originally booked the Pristine Sistine your and do to my error, we came a date late. The tour had taken place the day before....More

Thank George S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Vatican tour

Fantastic tour. Very knowledgeable guide. I would highly recommendvthis tour to other family and friends.

Thank John C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Well Worth The Time and Money

Our first trip to Italy was amazing due in part to our tour of the Sistine Chapel and the Vatican. Skipping the line saved a lot of stress and because it was so hot we didn’t have to wait in the hot sun. We went...More

Thank heysuuz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fantastic Tour of Vatican and Sistine Chapel

Our tour guide was very professional and knowledgeable. Very informative and interesting tour of the Vatican and the beautiful Sistine Chapel. It was also great to be able to skip the long lines! We actually did 3 other tours through Walks of Italy during our...More

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They cannot pick up the tickets till they are actually on site. It took only a few minutes, and most used the wait as a chance to take a bathroom break.
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Response from Travelpro56V | Reviewed this property |
Yes, after the Vatican art, we walked through St. Peter's and the guide pointed out the highlights, and I learned about many things that I hadn't known or noticed before!
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