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Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel Guided Tour

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily except Sunday

  • Duration

    2.5 hours

  • Start time

    Different timeslots available (choose while booking)

  • Meeting Point

    Make your way to Piazza del Risorgimento, in front of L'Ottagono Bar

  • Ending Point

    Same as the start point

Key Highlights

  • Enjoy skip-the-line admission to the Vatican Museums, a top Rome attraction!
  • Browse one of the greatest collections of art in the world
  • Immerse yourself in the treasure trove of art, history and riveting politics at the museums
  • Visit Raphael’s Rooms, Pigna Courtyard, Gallery of the Tapestries and more
  • Look in awe around the Sistine chapel, including Michelangelo’s famous frescoes
  • Enjoy informative and riveting commentary by your expert English-speaking guide
  • Both printed and smartphone vouchers accepted!

Overview

Enjoy skip-the-line admission to the Vatican Museums and enjoy a guided tour to discover the majestic art collection of the Roman Catholic Church.

Browse endless works of art with a knowledgeable guide by your side. Visit the Cortile della Pigna, a vast open space of 300 square metres adjacent to the museum and feast your eyes on the Roman and Greek artworks in the Museo Pio Clementino, arranged in 12 rooms!

Explore the Gallery of Tapestries and the awe-inspiring Gallery of Maps, which displays the landscapes and thus the geographical evolution the country has undergone over the centuries. You will then enter the Borgia Apartment, commissioned by Pope Alexander VI and consisting of six rooms. Admire the Raphael Rooms, frescoed by the great painter and his pupils and see one of his most famous paintings, the "School of Athens".

Discover the majestic Sistine Chapel, Michelangelo's best-known masterpiece and a true gem of universal art. Look up at the ceiling and be captivated by a whirlwind of colors and unique representations. Your guide will have previously provided you with all the information you need to fully understand this masterpiece.

Highlights include:

  • Pigna Courtyard
  • Pio Clementino Museum
  • Gallery of the Candelabra
  • Gallery of the Tapestries
  • Raphael's Rooms
  • Sistine Chapel

If you are passionate about art, history, and beauty, the Vatican Museums is sure to be on your bucket list!

Inclusions

  • Guided tour of Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel
  • Entrance ticket with reserved access
  • Professional guide
  • Audio device with disposable headphones

Exclusions

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel transfers

Please note

Voucher Information: Show your voucher on your smartphone or other device (if you'd rather print a copy - that's fine too!)

Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time.

Security: Due to heightened security measures, you may experience delays in clearing security checks when entering the Vatican. 

Identification: Please ensure you have valid ID/passport. 

Please note that there is strict dress code at Vatican. Please wear comfortable footwear and clothing that covers knees and shoulders for all genders. 

Wheelchair access: No

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