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Explore Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel and Basilica with an Historian

Join this tour to discover Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, one of the most extensive art collections in the world, as well as Saint Peter’s Basilica, a piece of art itself.

Skip the ordinary long line at the entrance and start the tour with an historian guide. Thanks to his special background the guide will disclose the best stories and anecdotes linked to masterpieces you’ll find along the Museum’s halls and corridors, like the Gallery of Maps and the Raphael Rooms.

Be enchanted by the unparalleled beauty of the Sistine Chapel with its celebrated The last Judgement and The Creation of Adam by Michelangelo, as well as many other masterworks by Botticelli and Perugino.

Top off your visit at Saint Peter’s Basilica, built on Vatican Hill across the site where Peter, the chief apostle, died a martyr and where he was buried in 64 A.D. Here the guide will point out priceless monuments like the Michelangelo’s Pietà and the Bernini’s Baldachin.

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3 hours


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  • What's included :
    • Guidance and assistance by an Historian guide
    • Private Tour
    • Earphones for groups bigger than 6 people
    • Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel skip the line ticket
    • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
    • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
    • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Basilica
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drink
    • Transportation
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Sistine Chapel, Viale Vaticano, 00165 Vatican City Italy

    - Visit the Sistine Chapel

    Duration: 30 minutes

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

    - Visit the Vatican Museums

    Duration: 2 hours

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

    - Walk through St. Peter's Square

    Duration: 15 minutes

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

    - Visit the St. Peter's Basilica.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Caffè Vaticano, viale, Viale Vaticano, 100, 00192 Roma RM, Italy
    Return Detail :
    Saint Peter's Square, Piazza San Pietro, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Men, women and children must adhere to a dress code. You will not be permitted entry to the church with bare shoulders, mini skirts or very short shorts (Bermuda shorts and Capri trousers are acceptable)
    • Only small backpacks or handbags are allowed.
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


English - Guide

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Organised by Askos Tours

Activity ID: V-23258P38

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