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Skip-the-line Vatican tour with Sistine Chapel & St Peter's

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USD 74.95
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Skip the line at both the Vatican Museums and St. Peter’s Basilica with this walking tour. Led by an English-speaking guide, this tour maximizes time spent at the Vatican with visits to the Sistine Chapel, highlights of the Vatican Museums, and St. Peter’s Basilica. Select a start time that is convenient for your schedule.
  • Convenient skip-the-line entry to both the Vatican Museums and St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Maximize time spent at the Vatican with an English-speaking guide
  • Admire Michelangelo’s work during free time in the Sistine Chapel
  • Select a start time that suits your schedule
What to Expect
Meet your guide near the Vatican Museums’ main entrance. Enjoy skip-the-line entry and follow your guide to see the most important works of art in the museums. Listen to stories about the Popes throughout history while visiting several rooms including the Candelabra Gallery, the Gallery of Maps, and the Raphael Rooms. The tour continues in the Sistine Chapel. Admire Michelangelo’s masterpieces inside the Sistine Chapel during free time. While inside this place of worship, visitors and guides are prohibited to talk, so your guide will explain the history of the space before entering the chapel. After exploring the Sistine Chapel, choose between wandering through the Vatican Museums on your own or continuing the tour with your guide to St. Peter’s Basilica (a guided tour of the Basilica with skip-the-line entry is included). The tour finishes after a guided walk through St. Peter’s Basilica.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Viale Vaticano, 100, 00192 Roma RM, Italy
Return Details
St. Peter's Basilica, Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
  • Professional and passionate local guide
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Small-group tour size to guarantee a great experience
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
  • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
  • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Basilica
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • 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
  • The museums are wheelchair accessible, however you will be required to take a special wheelchair friendly itinerary, and therefore not be able to follow this tour
  • The Vatican generally quiets down again in the late afternoon, but there is a chance the museums may still be crowded while you are inside
  • You are advised to be ready at the meeting point up to 15 minutes ahead of the start time to ensure a prompt start. After leaving the meeting point, your guide will bring you inside the Vatican Museums. Since we have a strict entrance time, in case of delays and late arrivals, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to add you to the group. Depending on the size of your group, headphones may be used for some tours. In that case, headphones will be provided. However you may use your own earbuds if you wish
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 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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Thanks for a lovely visit to the Vatican. We considered the Roman guy initially after we watched few of their YouTube videos about Rome.. Thanks to our guide, Jad Batri. He was the most knowledgeable funny entertaining guy in Rome! The tour was very well organized. It was easy
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Our guide was excellent, two and a half hours was just the right amount of time to see everything and not get overwhelmed. Being able to skip the line was helpful!
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Response from Marco R, Guest Relations Manager at Skip-the-line Vatican tour with Sistine Chapel & St Peter's
Responded 2 days ago
Hello Jennwight, Thank you for your review. We are glad to hear you found our guide and tour excellent - skipping the line does make a difference indeed! Do not forget to recommend The Tour Guy to family and friends and come back soon! Ciao.
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Booked with this Roman Guy Tour company because of great reviews. We had a good experience with our Vatican Tour. Our tour guide was great! She gave a lot of information & little insights during the tour. We really enjoyed it. Our underground Colosseum Tour and Ruins with the
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Response from Marco R, Guest Relations Manager at Skip-the-line Vatican tour with Sistine Chapel & St Peter's
Responded 4 days ago
Hello Happiness759974, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. Whilst we are happy that your Vatican tour met your expectations, we know that the delay at the Colosseum was an inconvenience and we're really sorry about that. Next time you're in Europe, give us a call and we'll make sure you'll have the full 'The Tour Guy' experience. A presto.
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Fabi was an excellent tour guide. Right from the start, half the group had trouble with the audio - turns out we were given low battery devices. Fabi quickly remedied and we were on our way. She was great at storytelling, hitting the highlights and giving us time to admire and
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Response from Marco R, Guest Relations Manager at Skip-the-line Vatican tour with Sistine Chapel & St Peter's
Responded 2 weeks ago
Ciao Withacy, Grazie mille for your review. I agree that Fabi is an excellent tour guide - very knowledgable and multitasking. Come visit us in Paris or Barcelona next time you're in Europe. Arrivederci for now, Marco
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Had a group of 10. Dealt with Kirby who was outstanding in communicating all information. Guide was Adele, who was knowledgeable. Arranged for private van hotel pickup around 12 euros, highly recommended for a group or people with mobility issues. Many tour groups with early
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Response from Brianna S, Public Relations Manager at Skip-the-line Vatican tour with Sistine Chapel & St Peter's
Responded 2 weeks ago
Ciao! Grazie mille for your review. We are so happy that your experience from pre-booking up until the final tour was helpful, organized and thorough. We hope to welcome you back to Italy in the future!
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