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Skip-the-line Private Tour of The Vatican Museums Sistine Chapel and Saint Peter

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    Stop At: Sistine Chapel, Citta del Vaticano 1, 00120 Vatican City Italy

    The tour begins from the entrance of the Vatican Museums, where, after skipping the long line,  from Momo's spiral staircase you will walk to the Belvedere courtyard where the huge bronze pinecone is located.

    The visit continues to the Gallery of Ancient Roman Sculptures, the Room of Muses, the Room of Animals and the Rotunda. Next, the guide will take you to the gallery of Geographic Maps, the Gallery of Tapistries, and the Sobiesky Hall.

    After this comes the most famous part of the Museums, the popular rooms painted by Raphael for Pope Julius II and the Sistine Chapel including Michelangelo's masterpieces: the Creation of Adam and the Last Judgment.

    The last part of the tour focuses on the Basilica of St. Peter and its most famous treasures: the Pietà, the Baldacchino, the Cathedra and other famous artworks. Your Vatican visit will end in the square where you will see the Pope's Palace, the smoke's chimney and the Balcony of blessings. 

    While in Vatican City you can't miss the opportunity of sending a postcard from the smallest country of the world! 

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Vatican Museums, Viale Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City Italy

    The tour begins from the entrance of the Vatican Museums, where, after skipping the long line,  from Momo's spiral staircase you will walk to the Belvedere courtyard where the huge bronze pinecone is located.

    The visit continues to the Gallery of Ancient Roman Sculptures, the Room of Muses, the Room of Animals and the Rotunda. Next, the guide will take you to the gallery of Geographic Maps, the Gallery of Tapistries, and the Sobiesky Hall.

    After this comes the most famous part of the Museums, the popular rooms painted by Raphael for Pope Julius II and the Sistine Chapel including Michelangelo's masterpieces: the Creation of Adam and the Last Judgment.

    The last part of the tour focuses on the Basilica of St. Peter and its most famous treasures: the Pietà, the Baldacchino, the Cathedra and other famous artworks. Your Vatican visit will end in the square where you will see the Pope's Palace, the smoke's chimney and the Balcony of blessings. 

    While in Vatican City you can't miss the opportunity of sending a postcard from the smallest country of the world! 

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: La Pieta, Chapel of the Pieta Basilica Di San Pietro, Vatican City Italy

    The tour begins from the entrance of the Vatican Museums, where, after skipping the long line,  from Momo's spiral staircase you will walk to the Belvedere courtyard where the huge bronze pinecone is located.

    The visit continues to the Gallery of Ancient Roman Sculptures, the Room of Muses, the Room of Animals and the Rotunda. Next, the guide will take you to the gallery of Geographic Maps, the Gallery of Tapistries, and the Sobiesky Hall.

    After this comes the most famous part of the Museums, the popular rooms painted by Raphael for Pope Julius II and the Sistine Chapel including Michelangelo's masterpieces: the Creation of Adam and the Last Judgment.

    The last part of the tour focuses on the Basilica of St. Peter and its most famous treasures: the Pietà, the Baldacchino, the Cathedra and other famous artworks. Your Vatican visit will end in the square where you will see the Pope's Palace, the smoke's chimney and the Balcony of blessings. 

    While in Vatican City you can't miss the opportunity of sending a postcard from the smallest country of the world! 

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: St. Peter's Basilica, Piazza di San Pietro, 00120 Vatican City Italy

    The tour begins from the entrance of the Vatican Museums, where, after skipping the long line,  from Momo's spiral staircase you will walk to the Belvedere courtyard where the huge bronze pinecone is located.

    The visit continues to the Gallery of Ancient Roman Sculptures, the Room of Muses, the Room of Animals and the Rotunda. Next, the guide will take you to the gallery of Geographic Maps, the Gallery of Tapistries, and the Sobiesky Hall.

    After this comes the most famous part of the Museums, the popular rooms painted by Raphael for Pope Julius II and the Sistine Chapel including Michelangelo's masterpieces: the Creation of Adam and the Last Judgment.

    The last part of the tour focuses on the Basilica of St. Peter and its most famous treasures: the Pietà, the Baldacchino, the Cathedra and other famous artworks. Your Vatican visit will end in the square where you will see the Pope's Palace, the smoke's chimney and the Balcony of blessings. 

    While in Vatican City you can't miss the opportunity of sending a postcard from the smallest country of the world! 

    Duration: 1 hour
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Viale Vaticano, Roma RM, Italy
    Duration
    3h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Professional art historian guide
    • Local taxes
    • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
    • Private tour
    • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
    • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
    • Entry/Admission - La Pieta
    • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Basilica
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. 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
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • READ CAREFULLY: Because of the growing popularity of the current pope Francis and his intense activity in organising mass events in the Vatican some areas might get closed last minute without previous notice. This has already happened this year and can happen again during you Vatican tour: the Sistine chapel and/or the Basilica of Saint Peter might not be accessible. In case of such events our tour guide will provide you with a valuable alternative focusing the tour inside the Vatican museums.
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Fabulous! Thomas was so polite, friendly, helpful, & knowledgeable! I thought he just the right amount of details! I think I gave him my email incorrectly. How may I remedy this? MaybI please just stay in the Sistine Chapel! :-).
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    My best friend and I decided to take our moms to Europe for the first time! Tomosso made the experience very special for our moms who both dreamed of visiting the Vatican. He was informative, passionate, and added a lot of unique facts that you would never learn on your own.
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    We thoroughly enjoyed our tour of the Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel, and St Peter’s Basilica. Our guide (Ya Ya) was exceptional. Friendly, funny, very clear speaking, and very knowledgeable. She even arranged for me to get a headset to use with my hearing aids. Unfortunately my
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    Traveling with our family, we really wanted to get the most out of our visit to the Vatican. A private tour was the way to do it. From skipping the long lines, to having our guide customize our tour, we felt like we had an incredible experience and came away with a great deal
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    Our guide Thomas was knowledgeable and very personable. The ability to bypass the incredibly long lines and maneuver through the crowds with ease made this experience that much more enjoyable. This tour provides so much history and beauty, but more importantly is a truly moving
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