Skip-the-Line Private Tour Of Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, And St. Peter's Basilica - Vatican City

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 5 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
  • Departure Details :
    Vatican Museum
  • Return Details :
    St. Peter's Basilica
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable


Explore Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter's Basilica during this private, 5-hour tour. Your guide, who will have either an art history or archeological degree, will share the history of these famous sights as you go. Enter with skip-the-line tickets, and enjoy special access to areas usually inaccessible to the public: Niccoline Chapel and Bramante Staircase.


  • Skip the line
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

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Begin your tour by meeting your guide at the Vatican museums. With skip-the-line entrance tickets to the museums, have a hassle-free morning as you enter. Your guide will accompany you to provide stories and answer your questions.
Take in the Niccoline Chapel's vivid frescoes, made by Fra Angelico, that represent scenes from the Bible. Next, climb the Bramante Staircase, created before the discovery of DNA in a double-helix pattern and originally meant to be an entrance from the street to Papal Apartments. Enjoy the stunning view from its lodge and terrace.
Next, enter the Sistine Chapel to admire the famous ceiling paintings created by Michelangelo. Take a special passageway directly into St. Peter's Basilica, where your guide will point out the marvels of one of the large churches in the world.


  • Entrance fees
  • Professional guide for 5 hours
  • Access to the restricted areas of Niccoline Chapel and Bramante Staircase
  • Private tour
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines


  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability

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

St Peter's Basilica is a Church and as such the Vatican can decide to close it for religious functions without any notice. We are not responsible for unexpected closure of the Basilica; When the Basilica of St. Peter is closed for religious functions, you will spend longer time in the Vatican galleries with your guide

Adult pricing applies to all travelers

Not wheelchair accessible

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

If you arrive late you might loose the entrance to the Vatican Museums 

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