Vatican: Museums and Sistine Chapel Earliest Access Tour

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Explore the splendor of Vatican City on an earliest-access guided tour to the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter's Basilica, ensuring a more intimate experience with fewer crowds.

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Highlights

  • Earliest access to Vatican Museum with Sistine Chapel & St.Peter's Basilica Tour
  • Avoid the queue with Skip-the-line tickets
  • Capture history with an expert and passionate English speaking guide.
  • Discover the extensive collection of art gathered by the popes through the years
  • Explore the Galleries with masterpiece paintings and different frescoes.

Description

Embark on an earliest-access journey through the Vatican, expecting lesser crowds for a serene and stress-free exploration guided by a passionate expert. Delve into the rich artistic legacy of the Renaissance as you traverse the Vatican Museums, marveling at historically and artistically significant collections curated by the Catholic Church over the centuries. Immerse yourself in the opulent world of the Vatican Museum, where each room and gallery reveals the splendor of the Renaissance era. Navigate through the awe-inspiring Gallery of Maps, where intricate paintings tell tales of a bygone era. Stand in awe beneath the iconic ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, painted by the masterful Michelangelo, showcasing his unparalleled artistic brilliance. Conclude your journey at St. Peter's Basilica, the pinnacle of Christendom, where you'll encounter renowned mosaics, Michelangelo's Pietà, and the iconic Bernini's Baldachin, all contributing to the timeless beauty of this sacred space.

Includes

Early access to the Vatican Museums Skip-the-line tickets St. Peter’s Basilica tour Sistine chapel tour Guide Headsets if needed

Important Information

  • Some parts might not be accessible and are subject to unexpected closures until further notice due site’s restrictions
  • On religious holidays or Wednesday mornings (Papal Audience), please note that the tour will be adjusted to include only the visit to the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel.
  • Wear clothing that covers at least the shoulders & knees. If your clothing does not comply with the rules, you may be denied entry
  • All guests must undergo airport-style security. During high season the wait may be up to 30 minutes
  • Late arrivals will not be accommodated
  • Photography is not allowed in the interior of the Sistine Chapel &some parts. The staff are authorized to delete any files taken
  • Bags & suitcases larger than 40x35x15 cm must be left in the cloakroom that is a 20-minute walk from the end of the tour

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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