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Vatican & Sistine Chapel: Skip the line + guidebook

From £ 32

Skip the line to the Vatican in Rome and get access to the museums all day! You explore the Vatican on your own and learn all about the art and architecture. On this self-guided tour you receive a PDF-file called The Vatican Quest, which guides you through the many hidden details inside the Vatican!


- Skip the line to the Vatican
- Get access to the museums all day
- Explore the Vatican at your own pace
- See the beautiful Sistine Chapel
- Experience The Vatican Quest
- Receive a PDF-file for your self-guided tour

What can I expect?

Skip the long lines outside and enter the Vatican Museums. With this ticket you get much more than just fast access to the Vatican: Now you can guide yourself through the Vatican and find all the secret treasures of art that are usually skipped on tours with a live guide.

Before your tour you receive a PDF-file called The Vatican Quest, written by the best-known Vatican guide within the last 20 years. You can either bring it on your mobile device or print it out. With this information, which is basically a 101 guide to the Vatican, you decipher hidden messages in the paintings and find fascinating signs in the art pieces by the best artists in history!

With this self-guided tour nothing ties you to a room for a specific amount of time - you can spend all day in the Vatican if you'd like. With The Vatican Quest you know exactly where to go and what to see. This way you both see the popular art pieces and the rare details that not many notice. 

How does it work?

Shortly after your booking is complete your e-ticket will be sent directly to your email, just print it out and bring it with you on your tour, or show the ticket on your mobile.

How long does the tour last?
The tour lasts as long as you'd like. It's self-guided tour, so you are in control of how much time you wish to spend in the Vatican.

When do the Vatican Museums close?
The Vatican Museums closes at 6 P.M.

How do I get the PDF-file for The Vatican Quest?
The Vatican Quest PDF-file for your self-guided tour will be sent to you by e-mail following booking confirmation.

Important information

- A dress code is required: 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.
- Due to uneven surfaces, the service is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair.

Ticket categories

Adult (18+)
Child (6-17)
Infant (0-5): Free of charge

What’s not included?

- Hotel pickup and drop-off.
- Food and drinks.


tue, 22 sep 2020

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Save time – Skip the line

What’s included?

- Skip the line-ticket to the Vatican.
- Access to the Vatican all day.
- The Vatican Quest: A PDF-file for the self-guided tour.

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When in Rome Tours Agency

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