Vatican Museums Sistine Chapel & St. Peter’s Basilica

Quick Details

Clock Departures: 10:00 a.m. & 02:00 p.m.

Hour Glass Duration: 3 hours

Open Book Language(s)English only

Users Group size: Monolingual small groups, max. 18 persons

Location Meeting point: Our agency in Via Santamaura, 28 or pick-up service from centrally located hotel

Tag Tour ends: St. Peter’s Square (drop off at hotels is not included)

Discover the Vatican Treasures

Enjoy one of the most important art collections in the world and the masterpieces of St. Peter’s Basilica.
Following our knowledgeable and passionate guide, the tour begins at the Vatican Museums with its immense collection built up by the Popes throughout the centuries. The itinerary includes the Pio Clementino Hall, the Laocoon and Apollo Belvedere, the Maps Gallery, the Candelabra Gallery, the Tapestries Gallery and the Sistine Chapel to admire the breathtaking frescos by Michelangelo, one of the most celebrated masterpieces in the world.
From the Museum you will exit directly into St Peter’s Basilica, the most important Christian Church in the world, heart of the Catholic religion, where you will admire, among others, Michelangelo’s masterpiece La Pietà and the impressive Baldachin Altar by Bernini.
Tour ends in the suggestive St Peter’s Square, dominated by Michelangelo’s imposing Cupola and surrounded by the famous Bernini’s double Colonnade.

Vatican tour highlights

  • Vatican Museums
  • Sistine Chapel
  • St. Peter’s Basilica
  • St. Peter’s Square

What is included

  • Skip the line entrance tickets
  • Professional Guide
  • Headsets
  • Pick-up service from centrally located hotels (drop-off is not included)
  • Chevron down Please Note
    • The museum requires that wheelchair-bound clients follow a different itinerary and are not allowed to join our regular tour.
    • It is not permitted to enter churches in shorts, uncovered shoulders or miniskirts.
    • It’s forbidden to bring into the museum metal objects, backpacks, umbrellas.
    • Should St. Peter’s Basilica be closed for religious ceremonies, the tour will instead include the visit of Raphael’s rooms.