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Key Highlights
  • Enjoy skip-the-line access to the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel and save time and energy
  • The Vatican is Italy's most popular attraction with almost five million visitors annually
  • Explore the Vatican Museums and admire one of the greatest art collections in the world
  • Visit the Gallery of Maps, Gallery of Tapestries and Raphael’s Rooms in the Vatican Museums
  • Explore the Pigna Gallery, Pius Clementino Museum and the Chandelier’s Museum
  • Admire classical statues, Etruscan artifacts and Renaissance paintings at the Museum
  • Explore the magnificent Sistine Chapel and study the intricate frescoes, mosaics and paintings
  • Visit the Sistine Chapel to see Michelangelo’s The Creation of Adam ceiling fresco
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Daily except Sunday

    Duration

    4-5 hours

    Start time

    Monday to Saturday: 9:00am to 6:00pm.

    Meeting Point

    Viale Vaticano, 00165 Roma RM, Italy.
    Getting There-Metro: Line A, stations Ottaviano - S.Pietro-Musei Vaticani or Cipro (from either station it's a 10-minute walk.
    Tram: 19, Piazza del Risorgimento (5-minute walk).
    Bus: Line 49 stops in front of the Museums Entrance. 32, 81 or 982, Piazza del Risorgimento, end of the line (5-minute walk). 492 or 990, Via Leone IV / Via degli Scipioni (5-minute walk).
    Car: Paid parking on Viale Vaticano.

    Ending Point

    Same as the start point.

  • Overview & Itinerary
    Overview

    Save time with skip-the-line access to the Vatican Museums and admire the artistic and historical treasures by some of the world's greatest artists. Study one of the greatest art collections in the world at the Vatican Museums. Admire the works of Michelangelo, Raphael, Leonardo da Vinci, Titian and Caravaggio.

    Navigate the vast complex of rooms, artwork and history and explore halls such as the Gallery of the Maps and Raphael’s Rooms. Vatican Museums has 54 galleries, housing one of the largest art collections in the world. Visit the Raphael Rooms, ancient sculpture galleries and the stunning Hellenistic ‘Laocoon’.

    Step inside the Sistine Chapel to admire ‘The Creation of Adam’ by Michelangelo’. Every corner of the Sistine Chapel is decorated with mosaics on the floor and intricate frescoes on the wall painted by the early Renaissance artists. Feast your eyes by looking at the luminous paintings on the ceiling and behind the altar painted by Michelangelo.

    We would require your passport details along with your date of birth to confirm the booking.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions
    Inclusions
    • Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museum: Skip the line (timed-entry) ticket
    • Unlimited time inside the Vatican Museums
    Exclusions
    • Hotel transfers
  • Please note & Additional info
    Please note

    Voucher Information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    It is mandatory to mention your passport details and your date of birth in the special request field. We will not be able to confirm the booking without these details.

    Entry to the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's Basilica and the Vatican Gardens is permitted only to appropriately dressed visitors.

    Low cut or sleeveless clothing, shorts, miniskirts and hats are not allowed. Before entering the exhibition spaces, visitors are required to leave in the cloakroom all luggage, suitcases, rucksacks, packages and containers not considered suitable by staff on account of their size or nature.

    Visitors who continue their tour in the Vatican Basilica are reminded not to leave their baggage in the Vatican Museums.

    The cloakroom service is free of charge. The use of mobile phones is forbidden in the Sistine Chapel. In the Sistine Chapel it is forbidden to take photographs or films with any type of electronic equipment.

    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.

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