Skip-the-line Vatican, Sistine Chapel tour and access to St. Peter's Basilica

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Availability: Everyday except Sundays
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Skip-the-line access to the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica
  • Awe-inspiring Renaissance frescoes inside the Sistine Chapel
  • Chance to gain insights on the works of famed artists, including Michelangelo
What to expect

Gain privileged access to the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and Saint Peter’s Basilica in the company of an expert guide. Get the opportunity to marvel at the museums’ incredible art collection, including the world-famous, Michelangelo frescoes inside the Sistine Chapel.

Meet your expert guide outside of the Vatican Museums, and then make your way inside, avoiding the lines. Learn about the history of the artists responsible for the incredible artwork inside the museums, and the insights of the world’s smallest country that dates back to the 5th Century.

Wander through the most remarkable rooms inside the Vatican with the expert knowledge of your guide, including the Gallery of Maps and Sistine Chapel.

Without the queues or the crowds, gain access to the world’s epicenter of Catholicism, history, and art. Witness the breathtaking work of Michelangelo in the Sistine Chapel, the holy interior of St. Peter’s Basilica, the Tombs of the Popes, and Bernini’s famed baldachin, the bronzed canopy over the tomb of St. Peter himself.

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What's included
  • Skip-the-line entrance to the Vatican Museums and St. Peter's Basilica
  • Guided walking tour of the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica
What's not included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
Reduced price
  • Children (6-18 years): reduced
  • Students (19-25 years): reduced. (A valid student ID is required and must be under 26 years old)

Via Germanico, 16, 00192 Roma RM, Italy

Meeting point:

We meet at the Maya Tours office in via Germanico 16 (the closest Metro stop is "Ottaviano").

What to remember
  • The guided visit to the Vatican Museums is about 2.5-hours
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Valid student ID is required and you must be under 26 years of age to qualify for the student rate
  • You will receive confirmation at the time of booking
  • A dress code is enforced for entering places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops are allowed. Knees and shoulders must be covered (both men and women). You risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
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  • Every day except Sundays
  • Departure times vary depending on the selected day and language; please check the calendar
  • Please make sure to be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start of the tour
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.
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