Vatican Museums - Small Group Tour - Rome

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  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8:30AM all year    For mid morning tour kindly check the timing of the option selected    9.00AM until October    Afternoon    Monday, W.. read more
  • Departure Details :
    Via Vespasiano, 28, 00192 Roma RM, Italy
  • Return Details :
    Sistine Chapel, 00120, Vatican City
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel tour with an expert friendly guide in a small group.You'll avoid long lines & access to the Museums with skip the line tickets and maximize your time inside this magnificent museum. Your guide will guide you through the amazing galleries housing the most important art collections who have been part of the private collections of the Popes in the past centuries. Art and history will be brought back to life and you will learn many stories & anecdotes hidden in the art works.
During your tour you will discover the Galleries of the Maps, Galleries of Tapestries, Galleries of Candelabra and the Raphael Rooms and the Sistine Chapel. You will learn about Michelangelo & Raphael who have been working for the Pope Julius II in the 1500s, they have been rivals for many years, while Raphael was painting the Raphael Rooms next door there was Michelangelo painting the Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel with the Creation of Adam. Enjoy the Vatican with a dedicated Guide!

Highlights

Skip the line

All entrance fees included

Informative, friendly and professional guide

Step back in time on a history tour

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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Vatican Museums, Vatican city, Lazio

Vatican Museums and Pope's apartment, School of Athens by Raphael.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Vatican Museums, Vatican city, Lazio

Vatican Galleries including the one of the Maps, Tapestries and Candelabra

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Sistine Chapel, Vatican city, Lazio

Frescoes of Michelangelo

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican city, Lazio

Pieta of Michelangelo, Bernini's Baldachin, Popes tombs and the Altar of the "Cattedra"

Duration: 30 minutes

Inclusions

Professional guide for 3.0 hours

Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums

Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel

Headsets (more than 6 participants)

Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums

Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel

Exclusions

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Food and drinks

Gratuities

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

A current valid passport or ID document is required on the day of the tour for children under 18 as proof of age

Please be on time otherwise entry to the Vatican will be denied.

Please note that due to security or ticket availability situations, there might be a slight change in scheduling and when this happens you will be notified.

Near public transportation

Please let us say that few days after Easter and in some days after bank holiday or summer time you might find some groups inside the Sistine Chapel but you still will avoid the huge daily crowd.

Please note that, for disabled visitors with certified invalidity of more than 74%, the Vatican Museums offers free entry that is extended to a companion for visitors who are not self-sufficient. To benefit from this, make sure you mention it at the time of booking so that our staff may handle your request.

Passport Covid is requested to access to the Vatican Museums

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travelers

Face masks required for travelers in public areas

Face masks required for guides in public areas

Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

Green Pass and FFP2 Mask required

Traveler Reviews

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  • 12-Nov-2022

    All the Vatican was nice. Museum was ok. St Peters Basilica too. Our guide was very helpfull. The speed we went thru was ok

  • 12-Nov-2022

    The Sistine Chapel was my favorite experience. The tour guide Renara was perfect, she gave to us so much information, the tempo of the tour was normal, I was really injoined the tour.

  • 10-Nov-2022

    Very good tour. Laura A for president🥸! Greatings from Norway. The only negative was that I wanted more. Have a great time in the Vatikanet

  • 10-Nov-2022

    Laura Antonucci is a prima guide, loved her humor, knowledge and spirit🫶🏻 perfekt tour and ekstra funny facts about The Vatikane🤌🏻

  • 10-Nov-2022

    So informative. Laura was a great host. She guided us through this impressive City with such knowledge and passion about the History.

  • 09-Nov-2022

    Maps gallery everything was amazing great experience Martina was a great guide. Everything was perfect

  • 09-Nov-2022

    Martina was really great, pleasant and funny. She made the visit instructive and fun. We envoyer this moment.

  • 09-Nov-2022

    The best tour and the best guide ever is francesco ask for francesco best tour guide ever it took us 2 hours

  • 08-Nov-2022

    Our tour guide Laura was extremely knowledgable and had an amazing deeper knowledge of the Vatican and Sistine chapel with great anecdotes along the way.

  • 08-Nov-2022

    Our guide was very knowledgeable and an excellent communicator. He pointed out many things we would otherwise have missed, and made our tout highly enjoyable and informative.

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