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Vatican & Sistine Chapel: Guided Highlights - 3 hours

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Skip the lines to the Vatican and learn all about the stunning art inside! On this 3-hour guided tour you visit the famous museums that contains world famous sculptures and paintings - such as the Pio-Clementino Museum and Gallery of the Tapestrie. You also visit Raphael's Rooms, the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica on this guided tour through the highlights of architecture and art history!

Highlights

- Skip the long lines to Rome's biggest attractions
- Witness the Sistine Chapel and Raphael's Rooms
- See Renaissance masterpieces in St. Peter's Basilica
- Enjoy the best art of the Vatican
- Get a guided tour 

What can I expect?

Explore the Vatican Museums & St. Peter's Basilica 
The Vatican Museums are a must-see in Rome, not just because of their extensive collections of art, archaeology and ethno-anthropology, all collected by the Popes over the years. They're also the site of some of the most lavishly decorated halls and galleries in the country!

See some of the Vatican Museums' best classical statuary at the Pio-Clementino Museum. Marvel at the huge marble candelabra at the Gallery of the Candelabra, walk a corridor of amazing, intricate tapestries at the Gallery of the Tapestries, and over 40 16th-century topographical maps of Italy in The Gallery of Maps.

Continue to the four Raphael Rooms, famous for their frescoes. Then, in the Sistine Chapel, see two of the world’s most famous masterpieces, Michelangelo's ceiling frescoes, and Giudizio Universale (Last Judgment).

In the magnificient St. Peter's Basilica, tour the spiritual center of the Vatican and the world's largest church building.

How does it work?

Shortly after your booking is complete your e-ticket will be sent directly to your email. Smartphone tickets are accepted.

How does it work?
Show your smartphone ticket to the security guards at the entrance, pass the security check, and scan your ticket at the box office CASSA ONLINE E GRUPPI. You will receive further information from the staff on where to meet your guide inside the Vatican Museums.

How long is the tour?
The tour lasts 3 hours.

Is there a dress code?
Knees and shoulders must be covered inside the Vatican and St. Peter's Basilica. 

Important information

The visit to the Basilica of St. Peter may not take place during the liturgical celebrations of the Holy Father or other events of the Holy See or of the Vatican City State. If the Basilica can't be visited, the guided tour will be carried out only in the Vatican Museums (for about 3 hours). In this case the ticket purchased will not be refundable.

Ticket categories

Adult (19+) 
Child (6-18)

Children under 6 get in for free

Opening hours

Choose the timeslot that suits you the best.

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Mobile voucher accepted

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Live guide

Duration: 3 hours

What’s included?

- Entrance to the Vatican.
- Entrance to St. Peter's Basilica.
- A 3-hour guided tour.

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