The popes were among the very first royalty to open their vast art collections to public viewing. Pope Julius II (1443 - 1513) began collecting sculpture during the Renaissance and, ever since, most popes have taken an active interest in art and in ... 

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Tours & Tickets

Skip the Line: Vatican Museums Walking Tour including Sistine Chapel, Raphael's Rooms and St Peter's

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 14730 Reviews

Visit the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter’s Basilica on this must-do Vatican walking tour, in a group of no more than 20 people! With some 12,000 ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $79.21

Skip the Line: Vatican Museums Small-Group Tour including Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 819 Reviews

See the highlights of the world-famous Vatican Museums in one morning on this intimate, small-group Vatican walking tour! Starting early in the morning to beat ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $121.41

Viator VIP: Sistine Chapel Private Viewing and Small-Group Tour of the Vatican's Secret Rooms

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 189 Reviews

See the Vatican as VIPs do – with this once-in-a-lifetime private Sistine Chapel viewing and tour of the Vatican Museum's secret rooms. This exclusive gives ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $415.52

Skip the Line: Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica Half-Day Walking Tour

4.5 star rating: Recommended 4259 Reviews

See the highlights of Vatican City with an expert guide, visiting the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter’s Basilica! After paying your entrance fee ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $45.45

Rome Day Trip from Sorrento Including Dinner

Make your Italy vacation complete with a visit to Rome! On this Rome day trip from Sorrento, cross the Colosseum off your bucket list, marvel at the ...  Read more

Location: Sorrento, Italy
Duration: 15 hours (approx.)

From USD $124.66

Skip the Line: Vatican in One Day

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 764 Reviews

Vatican City’s most comprehensive introduction combining two walking tours to see Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel, Gallery of Maps, Raphael's Rooms, St. Peter's ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $126.60

Skip the Line: Vatican Museums Tickets

4.5 star rating: Recommended 1505 Reviews

Use your skip-the-line Vatican Museums ticket to explore one of the world’s greatest museum complexes at leisure! A veritable Aladdin’s Cave, the Vatican ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $49.34

Rome Card and Omnia Vatican Card: Valid for 3 Days

4 star rating: Recommended 136 Reviews

Explore Rome and Vatican City at ease with the Rome Card and Omnia Vatican card – two must-have 3-day sightseeing passes that include entry to selected ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 3 days (approx.)

From USD $123.36

Papal Audience Tickets and Presentation

4.5 star rating: Recommended 481 Reviews

Book your ticket for a Papal Audience with Pope Francis I in the Vatican City. The Papal Audience tickets are free of charge but you must reserve them. This ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $45.45

Vatican VIP Experience: Exclusive Breakfast at the Vatican with Early Access to Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 164 Reviews

Start your day at the Vatican with a lavish buffet breakfast in the Pinecone Courtyard! After entering the Vatican Museums before the general public, sit down ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 3 hours 45 minutes (approx.)

From USD $141.54

Skip the Line Private Tour: Vatican Museums Walking Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 261 Reviews

Receive the Papal treatment with your very own private tour of the Vatican! You'll receive personalized attention from your guide, and by booking ahead you ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $127.68

Skip the Line: Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel Tour

4.5 star rating: Recommended 912 Reviews

Enjoy a morning or afternoon of Vatican splendor on a 2-hours skip-the-line tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter’s Basilica. Explore the ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: Varies

From USD $81.81

Early Access: Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums Ticket

4.5 star rating: Recommended 86 Reviews

Visit the Sistine Chapel before the doors are opened to the public, and see its Renaissance treasures without the crowds! After gazing in wonder at ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 60 minutes (approx.)

From USD $63.63

Vatican Gardens and Vatican Museums Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 28 Reviews

Enjoy a tour of the serene Vatican Gardens followed by a Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter’s Basilica tour; it’s an exciting combination of Vatican ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)

From USD $106.48

Friday Night Vatican Museums Tour Including Sistine Chapel

4 star rating: Recommended 89 Reviews

During the months of May until October, the Vatican stays open on Friday nights for an extra-special viewing of its renowned museums and the Sistine Chapel, ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $45.45

Skip the Line: St Peter's Basilica Walking Tour Including views from the Top of the Cupola

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 30 Reviews

Skip the line to St Peter's Basilica with a guided walking tour and a visit to the cupola. Ride an elevator to the cupola and admire the mosaic designs of ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $58.43

Skip the Line: Vatican Museums Extended Art Tour Including Bramante Staircase

4.5 star rating: Recommended 12 Reviews

While many Vatican tours include whistle-stop views of the art, this exciting 4.5-hour tour focuses on the Vatican Museum’s bounty of artistic treasures, with ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $115.57

Vatican Private Tour of St Peter's Basilica including the Cupola and Vatican Mosaic Studio

Explore two Vatican landmarks with your very own private guide on this 4.5-hour tour. Head up to the top of Michelangelo’s majestic cupola to take in ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $144.28

Skip the Line Private Tour: Vatican Museums and St Peter's Art History Walking Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 55 Reviews

Explore the art history of the Vatican Museums and St Peter's Basilica in style on a private walking tour with an art expert - and skip the queues. Accompanied ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 3 - 3.5 hours

From USD $110.37

Skip the Line: St Peter's Basilica Walking Tour Including Vatican Mosaic Studio

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 9 Reviews

Walk through the heart of Vatican City and the 16th-century Mosaic Studio (Studio del Mosaico). You’ll meet the studio director and artists who work to restore ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $77.91

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