Skip to primary navigation Skip to content Skip to footer

Skip the Line Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica Walking Tour

Quick Details

Adult Ages 18 - 64
67
Senior Ages 65 - 99
63
Child Ages 6 - 17
61
Infant Ages 0 - 5
Free

Skip the Line Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica Walking Tour

Key Details:

  • Duration: 3.5 hours
  • Start Time: 8.45, 11.45 and 13.45
  • Languages: English
  • Group: Small group of 18 people or fewer

What’s Included:

  • Professional expert guide
  • Skip the Line access at the entrance
  • Admission fees
  • Head sets when needed
  • Instant confirmation
  • Children 5 and younger are complimentary

During this comprehensive walking tour, explore the masterpieces at the Vatican museums. Don’t waste your precious time waiting in lines, spend it admiring the masterpieces of the Vatican Sate with the help of a professional guide.

Begin at the Vatican museums. The impressive complex contains galleries, paintings, sculptures, frescoes, tapestries, and classical antiquities of Roman, Greek and Egyptian origin. Stops along the tour include the Pine Courtyard, Museo Pio Clementino, Raphael’s Rooms, the Gallery of the Maps, the Gallery of the Tapestries and the Gallery of the Candelabra.

Next, enter the doors of the stunning Sistine Chapel and gaze up at Michelangelo’s iconic ceiling, whose frescos include breathtaking depictions of The Last Judgement and The Creation of Adam.

At the end of the tour, pay a visit to St. Peter’s Basilica, the largest church in all of Christendom. Your guide will introduce you to the history of several artworks, including Michelangelo’s La Pietà sculpture, Bernini’s immense Baldachino, and much more!

Please be aware that St. Peter’s Basilica is not included on this moment due to current restrictions (at this moment the access from the Sistine Chapel to the St. Peter’s is closed for the public).

Important Notes:

  • 48 hours cancellation policy
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • No hotel pick-up
  • Please be aware that St. Peter’s Basilica is not included on this moment due to current restrictions
  • Dress code: shoulders and knees must be covered
  • On Wednesday mornings, access to St. Peter’s Basilica may be restricted due to the weekly Papal Audience.
  • St. Peter’s Basilica may be closed for the pubblic at any moment without any kind of notice (expecially during religious holidays such as Christmas and Easter). In this case you will visit other parts of the museums.
  • FFP2 face mask is mandatory
  • All participants who are 12 years old or older must present Reinforced Green Pass (can be obtained only by those who have been fully vaccinated with an EMA or AIFA approved vaccine or recovered from Covid in the last 6 months). The certification can be paper or digital format and it must be presented in English, French, Spanish, German or Italian. Please bring with you a valid ID as well.