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Skip the Line Vatican Tour Vatican Museums Sistine Chapel and St. Peter Basilica provided by Gray Line - I Love Rome

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 30/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 30/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Come face-to-face with the treasures of the Vatican when you book this seamless, multi-stop tour. Pick from multiple daily tour times; if prefer, you can also upgrade for hotel pickup. Upon arrival, your skip-the-line tickets help you waltz right past the crowds. Follow your guide into the Vatican Museums, home to an array of priceless masterworks, and admire Michelangelo’s world-famous Sistine Chapel. Next, transfer to St. Peter’s Basilica—itself an extraordinary work of art.
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You'll start at
Piazza del Risorgimento, 60-62
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  • 1
    Sistine Chapel
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Vatican Museums
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 3
    St. Peter's Basilica
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 4
    Vatican City
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 5
    Stanze di Raffaello
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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You'll end at
Via delle Fondamenta
Via delle Fondamenta, 00120 Città del Vaticano, Vatican CityThe tour ends near Piazza San Pietro square.
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Highlights
  • Headsets are included so you can hear your guide’s every word
  • Optional hotel pickup provides a seamless way to explore
  • Visit the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Skip-the-line tickets help you save time and bypass the crowds
Important Information
Departure Point
Piazza del Risorgimento, 60-62, 00192 Roma RM, Italy
Duration
3h
Return Details
Via delle Fondamenta, 00120 Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
Inclusions
  • Exclusive Skip-the-line
  • Professional guide
  • Headsets
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Hotel pickup in central Rome (if option selected)
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach (if option selected)
  • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
  • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Pickup service (if the option is not selected)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • Important: The visit inside St. Peter's Basilica is substituted by a visit to the Vatican Library on Wednesday morning tours (8:30 and 11:00 tours) due to the Papal Audience taking place every Wednesday
  • Near public transportation
  • If you choose pick-up option, contact us no later than 24 hours, in order to reconfirm your pick-up schedule be ready in the lobby
  • The Basilica is an active place of worship and may be closed without prior notice for religious events. In this case the visit will be substituted by a visit to the Vatican Library
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Julia S wrote a review 28 Sep
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We had an excellent private tour of the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica with Alessio, our tour guide. Alessio's knowledge and passion for his subject shone through, leaving us with fantastic memories of our visit.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from G L, Guest Relations Manager at Skip the Line Vatican Tour Vatican Museums Sistine Chapel and St. Peter Basilica
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Dear Julia, we appreciate your feedback and we're glad you enjoyed your guided visit to the Vatican Museums with Alessio who imparted not only notions but also passion and so contributed to good memories. Thanks for opting for a guided tour and for choosing us! Regards, the Gray Line I Love Rome Team
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Trek555952 wrote a review 27 Sep
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Fabulous tour of the Vatican museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peters Basilica with Rita our wonderful tour guide. The tours were quiet and Rita led our small party of six participants through the history and stories attached to the history with her very extensive knowledge making
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Date of experience: September 2020
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MICHAEL M wrote a review 26 Sep
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It was good. We wish we could have heard our guide but she was very soft spoken. Good tour though.we did enjoy the basilica.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Puss100 wrote a review 22 Sep
Fairford, United Kingdom414 contributions134 helpful votes
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Our tour of this iconic place was fabulous, and Rita our guide made the experience even better. The history and art is amazing, and St Peter’s Basilica was just wow. We would highly recommend this tour.
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Response from G L, Guest Relations Manager at Skip the Line Vatican Tour Vatican Museums Sistine Chapel and St. Peter Basilica
Responded 5 days ago
Dear Guest, it's great to receive your review for which we thank you very much. We appreciate your reaching out and we hope to see you soon. Kind regards, the Gray Line I Love Rome Team
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Luke Buchanan wrote a review Aug 2020
Krakow, Poland6 contributions
Extremely interesting tour of the beautiful Vatican City. Our guide Rita was very knowledgeable and open to questions. I would recommend this tour.
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Response from G L, Guest Relations Manager at Skip the Line Vatican Tour Vatican Museums Sistine Chapel and St. Peter Basilica
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Luke, thanks for your rating and words of support and appreciation of Rita, your tour guide - actually one of our best and most experienced guides. We're happy you had the chance to experience the Vatical Museums in her company and under her guidance, we bet she conveyed the best of her knowledge. Kind regards, the Gray Line I Love Rome Team
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Great tour through the ancient Rome
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Great tour! Wrong group.
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Great service
Veronica was friendly, efficient and helpful and got us into the Vatican stress free. We enjoyed the tour and would
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Insightful and nice
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First trip to Rome
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Chef Monica is AMAZING!
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