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Skip-The-Line Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel & St. Peter's Basilica - Morning

Skip-The-Line Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel & St. Peter's Basilica - Morning
St. Peter's from Castel Sant'Angelo
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Skip-the-line and explore the history of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter's Basilica on this guided morning tour of Rome

3.5 hours
  • Mobile & printed vouchers accepted
  • Free Cancellation


  • Skip-the-line to the Vatican Museums
  • See famous works of art including the Pigna Courtyard, Pius Clementino Museum
  • Explore legendary galleries like Chandelier’s Gallery, Tapestries Gallery and Raphael’s Rooms
  • Discover the Sistine Chapel and Michelangelo’s The Final Judgement
  • Visit of the inside of St. Peter’s Basilica with a local guide


  • Entrance tickets (skip-the-line to the Vatican Museums
  • Professional, local guide
  • Wireless audio headsets
  • Pickup service (if pickup option is selected)

  • Gratuities

Please Note

  • Languages available: English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, and French
  • This tour has two options, one with hotel pickup and one without
  • On Wednesdays the tour will not cover the Basilica due to the Papal Audience
  • This tour visits religious sites, and there is a dress code to be observed. Visitors must be dressed appropriately: no sleeveless blouses, no miniskirts, no shorts, and no hats are allowed

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Skip-The-Line Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel & St. Peter's Basilica - Morning

3.5 hours

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Departure Location & Details
Check in: 15 minutes before selected departure time
Departure: Dependent upon selected departure time
Location: This tour has 2 different pickup locations if hotel pickup is not selected
  • Piazza del Risorgimento at the Bar Caffetteria L’Ottagono (400 meters from metro stop Ottaviano
  • Gray Line-I Love Rome Office, Vittorio Emanuele Orlando 95, opposite the Grand Hotel, Metro A Line (red line), Repubblica stop

  • Return Location & Details
    Time: Dependent upon selected departure time
    Location: St. Peter's Square

    Tour Overview
    Discover the masterpieces of Rome on this guided tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica. With skip-the-line access, you won't have to worry about waiting in the notoriously long lines on this tour. Our expert guides will give you an insider's point of view, ensuring that you don't miss any of the must-sees that Rome has to offer.

    The Vatican Museums
    No trip to Rome is complete without a visit to the Vatican Museums, an experience that is sure to inspire the art lover in anyone. Home to 54 galleries including four statue museums: Museo Pio-Clementino, Museo Chiaramonti, Museo Gregoriano Etrusco and the Museo Gregoriano Egiziano. These museums are home to some of the most famous works of art in the world, from world-renowned artists such as Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Caravaggio, Raphael and Giotto.

    The Sistine Chapel
    The 54th gallery of the Vatican Museums is the famed Sistine Chapel. Completed around 1483, the Sistine Chapel is arguably the most famous chapel in the world due to the artwork located within. View many of the most famous frescoes in the world, including the famous ceiling and The Final Judgement painted by Michelangelo. Not only does the Sistine Chapel hold some of the world's most precious works of art, it is still used for religious purposes such as the Papal Conclave - the process through which a new Pope is chosen.

    St. Peter's Basilica
    A popular pilgrimage site, St. Peter's Basilica is also one of the largest in the world and a shining example of Renaissance architecture. This breathtaking basilica is sure to be a highlight of your time in Rome.

    This tour will end in St. Peter's Square.


    Pickup & Starting Points

    Please see detailed pickup and starting point information when you complete your booking.

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    4.3 / 5   overall customer review rating
    Donna and John Najima
    Nov 22 2018
    Excellent guiide (Maria Laura)
    Barry Brents
    Sep 14 2018
    Very educational, and well organized.
    Hongwei Brone
    Aug 03 2018
    Very knowledgeable tour guide.
    Suryakant Kulkarni
    Jul 15 2018
    The plan of tour and execution of capri tour was very well. The gude and assistance was great
    stephen turner
    Jul 05 2018
    The tour kept moving quickly and together. The instructor was clearly heard though the headphones and she was very good.
    a Gray Line customer
    May 25 2018
    Got right in without any wait. Only got really crowded in a few rooms
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