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Skip the Line: Vatican Museum St Peter's Basilica and Sistine Chapel Tour

Highlights
  • Don’t get overwhelmed by the vast collection: Go straight to the highlights
  • Opt for an art historian guide to get a quick, in-depth tour
  • Save precious vacation time with skip-the-line admission
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Skip the Line: Vatican Museum St Peter's Basilica and Sistine Chapel Tour
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Enjoy the highlights of the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel with English-speaking guide. Privilege entrance to St. Peter's Basilica.
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Enjoy the highlights of the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel with English-speaking guide. Privilege entrance to St. Peter's Basilica.
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Enjoy the highlights of the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel with Spanish-speaking guide. Privilege entrance to St. Peter's Basilica.
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Overview
The Vatican Museums contain a vast art collection roughly nine miles long spread over 1400 rooms. It’s impossible to see all of the collection in one day. With this tour, make the most out of your visit by seeing some of the Vatican’s best highlights—including the Sistine Chapel and Raphael Rooms—in a few hours. Plus, you’ll save time by getting skip-the-line admission to the main entrance and St. Peter’s Basilica.
What to Expect
Make your way to the Maya Tours office on via Germanico, where you’ll meet your guide. From here, take a 5-minute walk to the entrance of the Vatican Museums.

With this tour, you’ll gain priority admission to the Vatican Museums and have the option of exploring with an art historian guide.

Visit can’t-miss highlights like the Sistine Chapel while making about eight other stops at locations including the Gallery of the Muses, Raphael Rooms, and Gallery of the Maps. It’s a great way to orient yourself and see some of the Vatican’s top highlights in a matter of a few hours.

After making your way through the galleries, make your last stop at St. Peter’s Basilica. Take advantage of direct entry into the basilica, explore on your own, and finish the tour here.
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Reviews (251)
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Reviewed yesterday
Excellent afternoon tour with Grant.

Excellent tour with the guide - Grant. Very knowledgeable about museum contents and Vatican history with a bit of good humor thrown in. Very enjoyable. Right pace and good highlights.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lee B
Reviewed 1 week ago
Christina was AMAZING

My brother and I went on a tour of the Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museum with Christina. She was AMAZING. My brother and I both have undergraduates and history and have heard our fair share of lectures and tours. Her enthusiasm for the material and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Alyssa E
Reviewed 1 week ago
Vatican tour -Just right for us - plenty of information but not overwhelming

Our brilliant guide Alma took a small group of us through the Vatican museums and into the Sistine chapel. This is such a huge site that you can just feel overwhelmed by it all but Alma picked out interesting focus points, filled us in on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank drmary145
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Suegen

We took this tour with Deborah as our tour guide. She was really friendly, and her obvious passion for Rome and the various treasures we were shown on this tour made it a great experience! From booking to collecting our tickets, it was an easy...More

Thank F991ONsusang
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Best way to experience Vatican City!!

We are so happy that we booked a group tour for the Vatican Museums/Sistine Chapel! We typically choose an independent audio option but are relieved we did not go that route for this location. We purchased our tickets on the official Vatican site and were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank frenchatheart2018
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