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Faster than skip-the-line: Vatican & Sistine Chapel VIP Tickets

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Key Highlights

  • Avoid the hassles of facing long queues at the entry with Skip-The-Line VIP access
  • Feast your eyes on the unforgettable works of Michelangelo, including Creation of Adam and Last Judgement
  • Treat yourself to the fantastic Gallery of Maps as well as the magical Raphael's Rooms
  • Regale in the magnetic and eventful history of the Papacy and the Vatican with this private tour
  • Savour the timeless magnificence of St Peter’s Basilica
  • Witness the works of legendary artists such as Botticelli, Perugino, Ghirlandaio and Signorelli
  • Smartphone voucher accepted – no need to print!
  • Overview

    The Vatican has three lines; the regular line, the e-ticket holder’s line (which most skip-the-line tours use) and the Official Partners’ line. This tour enters through the Official Partners’ line, which means dedicated entrance and absolutely no waiting. Watch the video above to see why that is so fantastic!

    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. Enjoy the history as well as aesthetic beauty of these pieces of art, most of them centuries old. # 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.

    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!

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    Daily except Sunday


    You may spend as long as you wish in the Vatican

    Start time

    All Year: 8am // 8:30am // 10:15am // 11am // 12pm(noon) // 1pm  //2:00pm
    01 Apr - 15 Nov: All the above timings and 3pm

    You must reach the meeting point 15 minutes before this time to collect your tickets or you may miss your slot.

    Meeting Point

    Near the corner of Piazza Santa Maria delle Grazie and Via Candia, at the very bottom of the steps that join Via Candia to Viale Vaticano.
    Our City Wonders coordinators will be wearing blue City Wonders polo shirts or jackets for easy recognition.
    The closest metro stop is Line A – Cipro.

    Ending Point

    As per your convenience.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • 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

    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.

    Because of the attraction's popularity, large numbers of people visit each day. For any last minute changes, time changes or other updates please visit the attraction website.

    Security Measures:
    There will be airport-style security checks. All visitors and their small-medium sized bags will be screened. Liquids, large bags, or sharp items are not allowed and must be left in cloakroom.
    Please carry your valid ID/passport. Failure to do may result in denied entry. Pacemakers should carry their certification as well.

    Wheelchair Accessibility:
    Those with a disability and their attendant / companion go free with a disability certificate that you must present at the museum's Special Permit or Reception Desk.

    Dress Code:
    Both men and women MUST have knees and shoulders covered. Failure to comply may result in denied entry.

    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.

    How to get to the meeting point:

    Directions from metro stop Cipro: From the metro exit you have to keep to the right and take the steps that indicate ""Via Fra Albenzio"". Once outside the station continue on ""Via Fra Albenzio"" until you reach the Church ""Santa Maria delle Grazie"" then cross the street ""Via Candia"" and you will reach the meeting point situated at the bottom of the steps that join Via Candia to Viale Vaticano.

    Directions from metro stop Ottaviano: Exit the metro station on Via Giulio Cesare. You’ll exit either on one side of the street or the other. Cross to the left hand side, and start walking so that you are going against the traffic. Keep walking straight down that road, keeping left, and until you’re in view or the church Santa Maria delle Grazie, shown below. It will take you about 10 minutes. Turn left onto Piazza Santa Maria delle Grazie, and walk to the bottom of the stairs that you will see in front of you, that’s the meeting point. GPS Coordinates: 41.907038,12.450117"

  • Customer Reviews
    • The only way to see the Vatican

      Not having to wait in the long line ups in the hot days of summer make this experience well worth the price of admission! I would definitely recommend this to anyone that wants...

      Siona Wilkie, Canada
    • Excellent


      Maria T. Albano, United States
    • highlight was getting to go down below into the passage ways and with it being a night tour there wasn't the huge crowds you find during the day....

      Miss Michelle Fegan, United Kingdom
    • Very helpfull and easy to find them in the meeting point..

      PORTELLOS ALEXANDROS, Greece, 04/Jun/2019
    • Our latest trip to Rome wouldn't be complete without seeing the Sistine Chapel. The VIP Access Vatican Tickets helped us see this iconic place.

      George Hizon, Philippines, 25/May/2016

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