Rome, Italy

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commentOffered in: English

Overview

See the best of the Vatican Museums with this 3-hour tour including the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica. Learn about the amazing collection inside the vast museum from your knowledgeable guide. Join a group of no more than 24 people to ensure more chances to interact with your guide.
  • 3-hour Vatican Museums tour including the Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica
  • Enjoy skip-the-line access to the Vatican Museums to avoid the long lines
  • See the highlights of the huge museum with your professional guide
  • Marvel at the beautiful Michelangelo frescoes in the Sistine Chapel
  • Walk through St Peter's Basilica, the largest church in Christendom, after the museum tour
Explore the famous Vatican Museums with a 3-hour tour that includes the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica.

Enjoy skip-the-line access with your licensed guide to bypass the long lines at the museum's entrance. Learn about all the highlights of the vast collections inside the Vatican Museums, including the Raphael Rooms. See the gorgeous Michelangelo frescoes inside the Sistine Chapel.

Make your way to St. Peter's Basilica via a special skip-the-line passage. Walk through the enormous church. Learn about the history of the church and its artwork. Enjoy more time to explore St. Peter's Basilica at your leisure after the tour is over, including a chance to climb the dome (own expense).

Reviews

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m
, Oct 2018

Initially wasn't very clear where we meet and we nearly missed it arriving jst a few minutes before it started.The guide was very knowledgeable and her English was very good and could communicate effectively with all of us.It felt a bit rushed the tour and not having time to appreciate the artefacts, paintings, sculptures and carpets. There was not enough time allowed to spend in the Sistine Chapel though we were suppose to be there for 35 minutes but ended up leaving after 20 minutes to go to the St Peters Ballistica. It didn't allow us time to really experience the quality of the artwork, history or how it must have been completed. We felt short changed here.At St. Peter's Ballistica this was rushed also.Overall we did not enjoy the tour and appreciate the Vatican as it should have been better for what we paid. Looking back it would be better to pay to go in on your own and use an audio guide or a specific tour book that you can follow whilst waking around. We do not believe it was value for money for paying over £110 for of us. I will add this on Trip Advisor as well.

J
, Oct 2018

Our guide Diego was great! He was very knowledgeable and an excellent guide!!!! I would highly recommend a tour with him.

r
, Jun 2018

A must if you can cope with the hordes of people. Fast track tickets only helps to get in faster, from then on its bedlam.

k
, Jun 2018

Fe was our guide for the Vaticans Highlights Tour. It would not be the same without her! She was so fun and excited about the tour and it really made us so happy to be around her. She gave the perfect tour and all of the highlights in the amount of time we had. I cried in the Sistine chapel because Michelangelo's work was so beautiful. Raphael rooms were stunning. No trip to Rome is complete without this tour. We ran into Fe a couple of days later in Rome and I quickly went to give her a hug. She is fabulous and we really hope to meet her again one day upon our return to Italy.

m
, May 2018

FANTASTIC tour!! Our favorite. DEFINITELY worth skipping the line! Our guide was Julio sp? and he was WONDERFUL! This was the best of the three tours we did during our time in Italy. The Vatican is amazing and VERY crowded. This covers all the highlights in an intriguing fashion and Julio made the whole experience personalized despite the absolute masses of people there! Thank you!!

J
, Mar 2018

Julio was captivating and managed our group of 25 expeditiously and with patience. He gave us options for after our tour and clearly loves what he does. Thank you!!

A
, Feb 2018

Our Vatican Highlights tour was one of the most enjoyable things we did on our recent vacation to Europe. Our tour guide Fe did an excellent job. She shared her passion and knowledge of the most amazing sites of the Vatican. This was a very memorable experience! The 3 hour length was perfect for me and my daughter. This is a highly recommended tour!

M
, Feb 2018

This was a breat tour. Our tohr guide was very knowledgeable about everything about the vatican. The tour moves pretty fast but you have enoigh time to see everything. Do not book this tour if you cannot be on yout feet for 3 hours. There is no where to rest or sit. We had a couple of people who struggled to keep up.

A
, Dec 2017

Absolutely amazing! The morning tour was the best, giving you the afternoon to enjoy the rest of Vatican City. Heads up though, once you leave St. Peters you cant get back in without going through the long line of security. So if you want to spend more time exploring and going to the top - dont go eat lunch and expect to get back in.

j
, Dec 2017

Flavia was an excellent tour guide! Extremely knowledgeable about history and art. A must do for anyone visiting Rome


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