Rome: Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel Priority Access Tour

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Explore the Vatican on this guided tour with priority-access tickets. Discover the beauty of Michelangelo's masterpiece, the Sistine Chapel, and learn about St. Peter's Basilica from the outside.

Highlights

  • Step back in time as you learn about the Vatican in a fun and interesting way
  • Enjoy a tour led by an American that includes entry to the Vatican Museums
  • Snap pictures of famous Ancient Egyptian, Greek, and Roman statues
  • Hear the fascinating story behind Michelangelo's magnificent Sistine Chapel
  • Learn about St. Peters Basilica from the outside and visit it on your own later

Description

Be greeted by your guide at a typical Italian coffee bar near the entrance to the Vatican Museums. Have a little time to connect and get to know each other before diving into your guided walking tour. Hear about the Vatican as a nation and uncover the Ancient Roman history of the area. After heading inside, get a tour radio, ensuring that you can hear your guide's commentary clearly even if you wander off to snap some photos. Visit the first courtyard for beautiful views of Saint Peter's Basilica. Hear about the construction and the dome by Michelangelo, while getting a sneak peak of the Vatican Gardens. Progress through the museum, viewing Ancient Egyptian, Greek, and Roman statues. From an outdoor courtyard, listen as your guide shares information on the legendary Sistine Chapel with enlarged photo panels provided by the Vatican. Wind through the massive museum hitting all the main highlights leading up to the final stop, the Sistine Chapel. Admire its interior and hear about the chapel pre-Michelangelo, his ceiling, the recent cleaning and restoration, and the modern-day papal elections.

Includes

Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel entry ticket Guide Headset to hear the guide

Important Information

  • The Vatican has a dress code. Shorts can be worn but the knees and shoulders should be covered Keep in mind that Saint Peter's Basilica is only visited from the outside

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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