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Skip the Line Vatican Tickets

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  • Guaranteed entry to one of Rome’s most popular attractions
  • The number of guests is limited, make sure that you can get in
  • Avoid wasting time queueing- these tickets let you skip the line and get inside faster
  • You are not restricted to any schedule, and free to roam the Vatican as you please


No trip to Rome is complete without a visit to the Vatican! Reserve your passes to guarantee your admission to this incredible attraction. Don’t waste time in the legendarily long lines either; skip-the-line tickets let you jump the queue and get in fast!

Once inside, take the opportunity to see all that the Vatican has to offer. Discover the timeless beauty of Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel and see the magnificence of the Creation of Adam and Last Judgement frescoes for yourself! Unearth the Gallery of Maps and Raphael's Rooms in the Vatican Museums and don’t miss out on the Pietà at St Peter’s Basilica. Appreciate the enormous amounts of art acquired by the Catholic Church throughout the centuries and wonder at the thousands of years of history behind it all.

Best of all- do it at your own pace! With the Skip-the-Line Vatican Pass you are completely free to appreciate the beauty of the Vatican at your own pace at the guaranteed lowest price!


The Skip-the-Line Vatican Pass guarantees your entrance to the Vatican allowing you to visit attractions without the hassle of the infamous queues.

Enjoy the history as well as aesthetic beauty of these pieces of art, most of them centuries old. You might want to step inside the Sistine Chapel, main chapel of the Vatican and home to Michelangelo’s famous frescoes: Last Judgement and Creation of Adam. Appreciate the iconographic architecture as well as the finest works of the 15th and 16th century. See the works of notable painters Boticelli, Perugino, Ghirlandaio and Signorelli to fully appreciate this crowning jewel of the Vatican.

Stop in to St. Peter’s Basilica - the largest basilica in the world - after wandering through St. Peter’s Square, the destination of Christian pilgrims for centuries. Notice Bernini’s ingenious use of optical illusion and admire the most renowned example of Renaissance architecture in the world. Within the church, discover another one of Michelangelo’s masterpieces, La Pieta.

Don’t miss the Vatican Museums: among the greatest museums of the world these galleries include over 14 kilometres of art. One of the largest collections of such in the world, you can lose yourself in the 2000 rooms and enjoy priceless works once meant exclusively for the pope.

You are not restricted to any schedule, and free to roam the incredible Vatican as you please.

Watch the video and see why these tickets are so fantastic

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If you have young children- we have 4, this is the best money spent - we even received a fantastic recomendation for a coffee shop whilst we waited, off the tourist trail which... MRS R WELLINGTON

The guide steered us through the maze that is the Vatican Museum to show us her special highlights. Next time we are in Rome we will do the tour again because there is so much... SANDRA WALLACE

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

Vatican Museums Entrance Tickets at 10:30am:
All year: Daily except Sunday
Vatican Museums Entrance Tickets at 2:00pm:
01 Apr - 31 Oct: Daily except Sunday


You may spend as long as you wish in the Vatican

Start time

Two time slots are available for Vatican entry 10:30am and 2:00pm.
You MUST reach the meeting point 15 minutes before this time to collect your tickets or you may miss your slot.

Meeting point

At the bottom of the wide steps across the street from the entrance of the Vatican Museums. The steps are located between Caffè Vaticano and Hotel Alimandi Vaticano, on the corner of Viale Vaticano and Via Tunisi. Our local partner representatives will be wearing blue Dark Rome/Guideman polo shirts or jackets for easy recognition.

Ending point

As per your convenience.

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  • Ticket & reservation fees for Skip the Line Access to the Vatican Museums
  • Map of the Vatican Museums including information on the Sistine Chapel


  • Skip the Line Access to the St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Tour guide

Please note

After you make a booking we will send you a voucher by email. This voucher cannot be used for access to the Vatican. You will need to meet the representative from our local partner at the allocated time to exchange your voucher for an actual ticket.

The representative will accompany you through security after which you are free to explore on your own.

You must arrive 15 minutes prior to the time slot to collect your tickets. It is the responsibility of all visitors to be at the meeting point on time. Guests arriving late cannot be accommodated, and missed tickets cannot be refunded.

Times are not interchangeable, the time you select during booking will be the only time slot your tickets are valid for.

Entrance into the Vatican Museums requires a strict dress code. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. Dark Rome cannot be held responsible for refused entry due to improper dress.

Non-flash photography is permitted throughout the museums, except in the Sistine Chapel where talking and photography are prohibited.

Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity.

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
  • The Vatican Museums are among the most highly visited sites in the world. With over 5 million visitors and numbers rising year-on-year, the museums give rise to a whole new meaning of the word “crowded.” These Skip the Line tickets allow you to bypass the entrance queue but please be aware that some rooms may be unavoidably busy during standard hours.
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