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Skip-the-Line Sistine Chapel, St Peter's Basilica & Vatican Semi-Private Tour

This half-day tour is a great way to experience the best of the Vatican City, accompanied by an expert guide. Pre-booked tickets included with this tour ensure you won’t waste time queuing and can begin your tour immediately. You’ll see the Vatican’s collection of Ancient Roman and Greek statues, as well as Raphael’s Rooms, the Galleries of Tapestries and Maps, the Sistine Chapel, Saint Peter’s Basilica and Square and more!

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$160

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Duration

3 hours

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  • What's included :
    • skip the line ticket
    • local guide
    • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
    • Entry/Admission - Stanze di Raffaello
    • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
    • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Basilica
    • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Square
    What's excluded :
    • This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

      This half-day tour is a great way to experience the best of the Vatican City, accompanied by an expert guide. Pre-booked tickets included with this tour ensure you won’t waste time queuing and can begin your tour immediately. You’ll see the Vatican’s collection of Ancient Roman and Greek statues, as well as Raphael’s Rooms, the Galleries of Tapestries and Maps, the Sistine Chapel, Saint Peter’s Basilica and Square and more!

      This tour will include the greatest masterpieces of art and architecture held in the Vatican collections. You will be met by your guide at the entrance to the Vatican Museums and, with pre-booked tickets, begin your tour immediately. You will be able to leave any belongings in the cloakroom and there will be time for a comfort break before the tour begins.

      The Vatican’s huge collection of ancient Roman and Greek statues will be the first stop on the tour. These statues were collected from excavations across Rome, at a time when the Vatican had the rights to all archaeological finds in the city. Your guide will show you the most important of these, including the Belvedere Apollo, the Torso, the busts of Claudius and Hadrian and the sarcophagi of Helen and Constance, the mother and daughter of Emperor Constantine.

      The tour will then move on to the Room of Animals and the Gallery of Candelabra where you’ll see rare Roman mosaics and the magnificent statues of Diana of Ephesus, the Muses and a number of Greek philosophers.

      Next you’ll enter the Gallery of Tapestries, the Sobieski Hall and Raphael’s Rooms. The latter were once Pope Julius II’s private apartments; decorated by Raphael. Here you’ll find two of his most famous works: the Parnassus and The School of Athens.

      No tour of the Vatican City would be complete without a visit to the Sistine Chapel, the most visited attraction in Italy. Your guide will tell you more about Michelangelo’s frescoes - The Last Judgment, the Creation of Adam and the Genesis - as well as the Stories of Moses and Jesus painted by Botticelli, Perugino and other Renaissance artists. The chapel is still used today, most notably for each papal election –Conclave. Your guide will also tell you anecdotes and facts about this sacred place.

      Once you have viewed this wonderful chapel you will enter the most significant Catholic church in the world - Saint Peter’s Basilica - home to another of Michelangelo’s masterpieces, La Pietà, and learn about the architecture of the Basilica, as well as visit the tombs of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II.

      The tour will end in Saint Peter’s Square, where you’ll see Bernini’s famous statues that adorn the rooftops, and the chimney which notifies the world of a newly elected Pope. After sharing a final couple of anecdotes, your guide will say goodbye and you’ll be free to explore the square further at your leisure.


      Duration: 3 hours

      Stop At: Stanze di Raffaello, Viale Vaticano, Vatican City Italy

      This half-day tour is a great way to experience the best of the Vatican City, accompanied by an expert guide. Pre-booked tickets included with this tour ensure you won’t waste time queuing and can begin your tour immediately. You’ll see the Vatican’s collection of Ancient Roman and Greek statues, as well as Raphael’s Rooms, the Galleries of Tapestries and Maps, the Sistine Chapel, Saint Peter’s Basilica and Square and more!

      This tour will include the greatest masterpieces of art and architecture held in the Vatican collections. You will be met by your guide at the entrance to the Vatican Museums and, with pre-booked tickets, begin your tour immediately. You will be able to leave any belongings in the cloakroom and there will be time for a comfort break before the tour begins.

      The Vatican’s huge collection of ancient Roman and Greek statues will be the first stop on the tour. These statues were collected from excavations across Rome, at a time when the Vatican had the rights to all archaeological finds in the city. Your guide will show you the most important of these, including the Belvedere Apollo, the Torso, the busts of Claudius and Hadrian and the sarcophagi of Helen and Constance, the mother and daughter of Emperor Constantine.

      The tour will then move on to the Room of Animals and the Gallery of Candelabra where you’ll see rare Roman mosaics and the magnificent statues of Diana of Ephesus, the Muses and a number of Greek philosophers.

      Next you’ll enter the Gallery of Tapestries, the Sobieski Hall and Raphael’s Rooms. The latter were once Pope Julius II’s private apartments; decorated by Raphael. Here you’ll find two of his most famous works: the Parnassus and The School of Athens.

      No tour of the Vatican City would be complete without a visit to the Sistine Chapel, the most visited attraction in Italy. Your guide will tell you more about Michelangelo’s frescoes - The Last Judgment, the Creation of Adam and the Genesis - as well as the Stories of Moses and Jesus painted by Botticelli, Perugino and other Renaissance artists. The chapel is still used today, most notably for each papal election –Conclave. Your guide will also tell you anecdotes and facts about this sacred place.

      Once you have viewed this wonderful chapel you will enter the most significant Catholic church in the world - Saint Peter’s Basilica - home to another of Michelangelo’s masterpieces, La Pietà, and learn about the architecture of the Basilica, as well as visit the tombs of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II.

      The tour will end in Saint Peter’s Square, where you’ll see Bernini’s famous statues that adorn the rooftops, and the chimney which notifies the world of a newly elected Pope. After sharing a final couple of anecdotes, your guide will say goodbye and you’ll be free to explore the square further at your leisure.


      Duration: 3 hours

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

      This half-day tour is a great way to experience the best of the Vatican City, accompanied by an expert guide. Pre-booked tickets included with this tour ensure you won’t waste time queuing and can begin your tour immediately. You’ll see the Vatican’s collection of Ancient Roman and Greek statues, as well as Raphael’s Rooms, the Galleries of Tapestries and Maps, the Sistine Chapel, Saint Peter’s Basilica and Square and more!

      This tour will include the greatest masterpieces of art and architecture held in the Vatican collections. You will be met by your guide at the entrance to the Vatican Museums and, with pre-booked tickets, begin your tour immediately. You will be able to leave any belongings in the cloakroom and there will be time for a comfort break before the tour begins.

      The Vatican’s huge collection of ancient Roman and Greek statues will be the first stop on the tour. These statues were collected from excavations across Rome, at a time when the Vatican had the rights to all archaeological finds in the city. Your guide will show you the most important of these, including the Belvedere Apollo, the Torso, the busts of Claudius and Hadrian and the sarcophagi of Helen and Constance, the mother and daughter of Emperor Constantine.

      The tour will then move on to the Room of Animals and the Gallery of Candelabra where you’ll see rare Roman mosaics and the magnificent statues of Diana of Ephesus, the Muses and a number of Greek philosophers.

      Next you’ll enter the Gallery of Tapestries, the Sobieski Hall and Raphael’s Rooms. The latter were once Pope Julius II’s private apartments; decorated by Raphael. Here you’ll find two of his most famous works: the Parnassus and The School of Athens.

      No tour of the Vatican City would be complete without a visit to the Sistine Chapel, the most visited attraction in Italy. Your guide will tell you more about Michelangelo’s frescoes - The Last Judgment, the Creation of Adam and the Genesis - as well as the Stories of Moses and Jesus painted by Botticelli, Perugino and other Renaissance artists. The chapel is still used today, most notably for each papal election –Conclave. Your guide will also tell you anecdotes and facts about this sacred place.

      Once you have viewed this wonderful chapel you will enter the most significant Catholic church in the world - Saint Peter’s Basilica - home to another of Michelangelo’s masterpieces, La Pietà, and learn about the architecture of the Basilica, as well as visit the tombs of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II.

      The tour will end in Saint Peter’s Square, where you’ll see Bernini’s famous statues that adorn the rooftops, and the chimney which notifies the world of a newly elected Pope. After sharing a final couple of anecdotes, your guide will say goodbye and you’ll be free to explore the square further at your leisure.


      Duration: 3 hours

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

      This half-day tour is a great way to experience the best of the Vatican City, accompanied by an expert guide. Pre-booked tickets included with this tour ensure you won’t waste time queuing and can begin your tour immediately. You’ll see the Vatican’s collection of Ancient Roman and Greek statues, as well as Raphael’s Rooms, the Galleries of Tapestries and Maps, the Sistine Chapel, Saint Peter’s Basilica and Square and more!

      This tour will include the greatest masterpieces of art and architecture held in the Vatican collections. You will be met by your guide at the entrance to the Vatican Museums and, with pre-booked tickets, begin your tour immediately. You will be able to leave any belongings in the cloakroom and there will be time for a comfort break before the tour begins.

      The Vatican’s huge collection of ancient Roman and Greek statues will be the first stop on the tour. These statues were collected from excavations across Rome, at a time when the Vatican had the rights to all archaeological finds in the city. Your guide will show you the most important of these, including the Belvedere Apollo, the Torso, the busts of Claudius and Hadrian and the sarcophagi of Helen and Constance, the mother and daughter of Emperor Constantine.

      The tour will then move on to the Room of Animals and the Gallery of Candelabra where you’ll see rare Roman mosaics and the magnificent statues of Diana of Ephesus, the Muses and a number of Greek philosophers.

      Next you’ll enter the Gallery of Tapestries, the Sobieski Hall and Raphael’s Rooms. The latter were once Pope Julius II’s private apartments; decorated by Raphael. Here you’ll find two of his most famous works: the Parnassus and The School of Athens.

      No tour of the Vatican City would be complete without a visit to the Sistine Chapel, the most visited attraction in Italy. Your guide will tell you more about Michelangelo’s frescoes - The Last Judgment, the Creation of Adam and the Genesis - as well as the Stories of Moses and Jesus painted by Botticelli, Perugino and other Renaissance artists. The chapel is still used today, most notably for each papal election –Conclave. Your guide will also tell you anecdotes and facts about this sacred place.

      Once you have viewed this wonderful chapel you will enter the most significant Catholic church in the world - Saint Peter’s Basilica - home to another of Michelangelo’s masterpieces, La Pietà, and learn about the architecture of the Basilica, as well as visit the tombs of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II.

      The tour will end in Saint Peter’s Square, where you’ll see Bernini’s famous statues that adorn the rooftops, and the chimney which notifies the world of a newly elected Pope. After sharing a final couple of anecdotes, your guide will say goodbye and you’ll be free to explore the square further at your leisure.


      Duration: 3 hours

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

      This half-day tour is a great way to experience the best of the Vatican City, accompanied by an expert guide. Pre-booked tickets included with this tour ensure you won’t waste time queuing and can begin your tour immediately. You’ll see the Vatican’s collection of Ancient Roman and Greek statues, as well as Raphael’s Rooms, the Galleries of Tapestries and Maps, the Sistine Chapel, Saint Peter’s Basilica and Square and more!

      This tour will include the greatest masterpieces of art and architecture held in the Vatican collections. You will be met by your guide at the entrance to the Vatican Museums and, with pre-booked tickets, begin your tour immediately. You will be able to leave any belongings in the cloakroom and there will be time for a comfort break before the tour begins.

      The Vatican’s huge collection of ancient Roman and Greek statues will be the first stop on the tour. These statues were collected from excavations across Rome, at a time when the Vatican had the rights to all archaeological finds in the city. Your guide will show you the most important of these, including the Belvedere Apollo, the Torso, the busts of Claudius and Hadrian and the sarcophagi of Helen and Constance, the mother and daughter of Emperor Constantine.

      The tour will then move on to the Room of Animals and the Gallery of Candelabra where you’ll see rare Roman mosaics and the magnificent statues of Diana of Ephesus, the Muses and a number of Greek philosophers.

      Next you’ll enter the Gallery of Tapestries, the Sobieski Hall and Raphael’s Rooms. The latter were once Pope Julius II’s private apartments; decorated by Raphael. Here you’ll find two of his most famous works: the Parnassus and The School of Athens.

      No tour of the Vatican City would be complete without a visit to the Sistine Chapel, the most visited attraction in Italy. Your guide will tell you more about Michelangelo’s frescoes - The Last Judgment, the Creation of Adam and the Genesis - as well as the Stories of Moses and Jesus painted by Botticelli, Perugino and other Renaissance artists. The chapel is still used today, most notably for each papal election –Conclave. Your guide will also tell you anecdotes and facts about this sacred place.

      Once you have viewed this wonderful chapel you will enter the most significant Catholic church in the world - Saint Peter’s Basilica - home to another of Michelangelo’s masterpieces, La Pietà, and learn about the architecture of the Basilica, as well as visit the tombs of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II.

      The tour will end in Saint Peter’s Square, where you’ll see Bernini’s famous statues that adorn the rooftops, and the chimney which notifies the world of a newly elected Pope. After sharing a final couple of anecdotes, your guide will say goodbye and you’ll be free to explore the square further at your leisure.


      Duration: 3 hours

    • Departure Point :
      Viale Vaticano, 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
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Near public transportation
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
      • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
      • Face masks required for guides in public areas
      • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
      • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
      • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
      • 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.

    Language

    English

    Age Req.

    -

    Fitness Req.

    None

    Group Size

    10

    Organised by Tivoli Tours - Villa D'Este - Hadrian's Villa - Tours

    Activity ID: V-110945P9

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