Rome: Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel & Basilica Guided Tour

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Discover the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel on a guided tour. Admire masterpieces by Michelangelo, explore the incredible architecture, and learn all about the history from your guide.

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  • Enjoy faster skip-the-line access through the official Vatican Partner Entrance
  • See the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and St Peter's Basilica with a guide
  • Hear in-depth stories about the art from your expert English-speaking guide
  • Make the most of exclusive access with a maximum group of 20 people
  • Feel the history and legacy of the incredible works of art around you


Embark on an enchanting journey through the Vatican Museums with our guided tour, delving into the breathtaking wonders that await. Marvel at the iconic Sistine Chapel and its renowned masterpieces by Michelangelo, including the awe-inspiring Last Judgment, as you immerse yourself in the captivating narratives behind these exquisite artworks. The adventure continues as you explore the treasures housed within St. Peter’s Basilica, from the poignant Pietà by Michelangelo to the grandiose bronze altar crafted by Bernini. Optimize your time with our Reserved Entrance, granting you direct access to the Vatican Museums, ensuring every moment of your valuable vacation is dedicated to exploration. Accompanied by a knowledgeable, English-speaking art historian, equipped with headsets for seamless communication, you'll be captivated as the rich history and significance of each masterpiece come to life throughout the tour. Please note that St. Peter’s Basilica will not be accessible if the Sistine Chapel First Entry and Vatican Museums option is selected.


Reserved priority access to the Vatican Museums Access to the Sistine Chapel Access to St Peter's Basilica (except for Sistine Chapel First Entry Option) Expert guide Headsets to always hear your guide

Important Information

  • St. Peter’s Basilica will not be included in the 'Sistine Chapel First Entry & Vatican Museums' option.
  • All visitors must pass through airport-style security; during the high season this can take up to 30 minutes despite our priority entrance.
  • St Peter’s Basilica is subject to last-minute closures for religious ceremonies. When this occurs, we can offer customers an extended tour of the Vatican Museums; While we aim to tell our guests ahead of time if there are any planned disruptions to the Basilica's opening hours, this is not always possible and in these cases refunds or discounts are unavailable.
  • On Wednesdays, due to the Papal Audiences, access to St Peter's Basilica is not possible until 1:00 PM.

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