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Skip-the-Line Small-Group Tour: Vatican, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter's Basilica

  • Skip-the-line tour of the Vatican Museum and St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Small group limited to six people means more personal attention
  • Commentary from the guide and fun-filled history lessons
Skip-the-Line Small-Group Tour: Vatican, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter's Basilica
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The Vatican Museum, home to Raphael’s Rooms and the world-famous Sistine Chapel, is one of Italy’s most popular attractions. On this intimate guided tour, you’ll get skip-the-line access to incredible galleries, ancient sculptures, and Renaissance masterworks— topped off with an exclusive visit to St. Peter’s Basilica, where you’ll beat the crowds with your own private entranceway. All entrance fees included for a seamless experience. 

What to Expect
Meet your guide directly across from the Vatican Museums, where your small group will breeze past crowds with skip-the-line admission tickets and enter directly into the galleries.

The tour is limited to six people, so you’ll have no trouble maneuvering the stunning collections. Move at your own pace through the Raphael Rooms, ornate papal apartments lined with Renaissance frescos, and the Gallery of Maps, where you’ll find 16th-century plans of Italy.

Feel free to ask as many questions as you’d like before entering into the Sistine Chapel, where the group will have time to observe Michelangelo’s world-famous ceiling masterpiece on their own.

Most tours end there, but you’ll continue on to St. Peter’s Basilica, where you’ll access your own VIP entranceway. Finish the tour in Italy’s largest and most lavishly built church, home to phenomenal Renaissance artworks like Michelangelo’s Pietà, carved from a single block of Carrara marble.
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1 - 5 of 42 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago
Worth Not Standing In Line

When we arrived in St Peter's Square and saw the very long line we know we made the right decision to get a skip the line ticket. It is very much worth the extra price not to stand in that long line forever. Our guide...More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 5 days ago
Worth every penny

Absolutely worth it. Skip the lines and hear history from the guides. She showed us pictures of the Sistine Chapel so we could see what we were going to experience. This was wonderful because when me and my 82 year old Mother entered the Sistine...More

Thank Sharon O
Reviewed 1 week ago

We was in a group of 5, our tour guide was named Luca, he was very knowledgeable and he spoke to all of us. Very professional

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel & Saint Peter's Guided Tour

Our wonderful guide Alma provided 4.5 hours of friendly, informative and entertaining guidance from 10am at via de Germanica 8 where we met her as she weaves her way through the line with her fluffy red heart on a selfie stick. A warm and thoughtful...More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 1 week ago
Worth every penny

Partner and I booked this before our trip to Rome. This was simply worth every penny. When they say small group they mean it! We were in a group of 4.Our guide Deborah was brilliant, very knowledgeable and did a great job explaining the pieces...More

Thank Josh_Bldn
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John H
20 May 2018|
Response from helen07Plano | Reviewed this property |
If you mean going up into the fine then it doesn’t - you join the queue at the end of the tour fir that. Unless there is a separate skip the line
5 May 2018|
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