Rome: Vatican, Sistine Chapel, Basilica and Papal Tombs Tour

649 Reviews
Tours Culture & history Guided tours Entry tickets Sightseeing Tours Churches & cathedrals

Skip the lines and see the incredible Sistine Chapel, the best of the Vatican’s extraordinary collections & galleries, visit St.Peter's Basilica and enter the Papal tombs with an expert guide.


  • Skip The Line Priority Access Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel Tickets
  • Small Group Tour Experience with Expert Official Licensed Vatican Guide
  • Highlights of St.Peters with a guide and free time to explore


Skip the lines and see the incredible Sistine Chapel, the best of the Vatican’s extraordinary collections & galleries, visit St.Peter's Basilica and enter the Papal grottoes with an expert guide, in a small group for those who want to see all the Vatican has to offer on this comprehensive and exclusive experience. The Vatican Museum boasts over 4 miles of Art, and a whopping 20,000 works on display, along with beautiful sculptures, frescoes and architecture the Vatican Museums make up an impressive collection like nowhere else on earth. Visit the breathtaking Sculptures, Tapestries, Paintings and Architecture of Master Artists like Bramante, Bernini, Perugino, Botticelli, D’Antonio, Rosselli, Signorelli, Della Gatta, Ghirlandaio, Raphael and of course The Sistine Chapel decorated with magnificent frescoes by Michelangelo. Gain privileged direct entrance the heart of the Catholic faith and lose yourself in the monumental grandeur of St. Peter's Basilica and explore its many secrets. Explore the Vatican Museums with an Expert Guide, visit the highlights of the incredible collections comprised of a colossal 20,000 works on display, over 4 miles of Art, Sculptures, Tapestries, Paintings and Architecture. Belvedere Courtyard Pinecone Courtyard Pio Clementino Museum Octagonal Courtyard Sala Degli Animali Sala Delle Muse Sala Rotonda Sala A Croce Greca Gallery of the Candelabra Gallery of Tapestries Gallery of Maps Marvel at the incredible Sistine Chapel, an impressive sanctuary that boasts works of art by master painters like Perugino, Pinturicchio, Ghirlandaio, Rosselli, Botticelli, Signorelli, della Gatta and, of course, Michelangelo. See the world famous frescoes stretch magnificently across the ceiling with the renowned Creation of Adam as the central focus and the majestic Last Judgement upon the rear wall, offering a visual spectacle that encapsulates the divine. Sistine Chapel Frescoes Cosmati Floor Mosaic Forseen conception of Jesus Christ Pagan Sibyls / Icons Prophet depictions Creation of Adam The Last Judgement Sacrifice of Jesus Christ Greek Mythology Styx Gain privileged direct entrance to the heart of the Catholic faith and lose yourself in the monumental grandeur of Saint Peter's Basilica. See the highlights of the phenomenal church with a guide and enjoy free time to explore its many secrets including getting your blessing at Saint Peter's feet and head down into the Vatican Grottoes which contain the Papal Tombs. The Pillars The Ceiling Statue Of St. Peter (Blessing at Saint Peter's Feet) Tomb Of Innocent XI St. Peter’s Throne La Porta Santa (Holy Door) Loggia Of The Blessings Or Central Balcony The Dome High Altar (St. Peter's Altar) Baldacchino Vatican Grottoes (Papal Tombs) La Pietá Tomb of John Paul II La Navicella Mosaic


Skip-the-line ticket to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel Vatican guide Direct access to St. Peter's Basilica (if option selected)

Important Information

  • The tour reservations have strict timing. To join the tour, you are required to be at the meeting point for check-in at least 15 minutes prior to your tour departure time. If you arrive late for the meeting time, it will not be possible to join the group or reschedule, the tickets and guide are void. As per Vatican rules you will not be entitled to a refund. Please note that on the day of your visit certain areas can be closed due to either religious events or national holidays. If St. Peter’s Basilica is closed or not accessible, the tour will include Raphael's Rooms or the explanation of the Basilica from the outside. In this case we are unable to provide refunds or discounts as the Basilica is free to enter and not included in the tour price. Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not suitable for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair. Students booking a reduced ticket must have a photo ID to be allowed into the monument. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


My Guide Book Now! Rome: Vatican, Sistine Chapel, Basilica and Papal Tombs Tour

My Lists

Create New Guide


Mini Guides

Login to create your guides for Rome.

Add to My Guide

Create New Guide



Recommended Experiences in Rome

500+ trusted car hire partners globally

Create & Share your own Guide to Rome with friends and family!

Add your recommended places to visit by browsing the website and pressing the icon.

Create your own guide of favourite 'must see' places

Earn your Local Expert badge by Sharing your guides with others

Get your guide seen by submitting it to the Mini Guides section


We Are Part of the My Guide Network!

My Guide Rome is part of the global My Guide Network of Online & Mobile travel guides.

We are now in 120+ Destinations and Growing. If you are interested in becoming a local travel partner and would like to find out more then click for more info about our Website Business Opportunity.

Nearby Destinations

Events in Rome

Filter Events by Sub-Category

Please select a Date first.

Search for a company in Rome