Uncover the history of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica with this small group tour with skip-the-line access
Dress code: This tour visits religious sites. Please dress appropriately. No sleeveless blouses, no miniskirts, no shorts, and no hats. Closures: St Peter’s Basilica is an active place of worship and may be closed without prior notice for religious events: in this case the visit will be substituted by a visit to the Vatican Library. Wednesdays: The visit inside St Peter's Basilica is substituted with a visit to the Vatican Library due to the Papal Audience. Cloakroom: The following must be left in the cloakroom: Suitcases, backpacks and containers larger than 40 x 35 x 15 centimeters; Umbrellas, including those with spike tips, medium and large size; Walking sticks (except those required by disabled visitors); Tripods for cameras and video cameras; Signage of any kind; Shoulder bags no wider than 15 cm are allowed. Cancellation policy: Free cancellation until 24 hours before your tour date. After that, a 100% penalty fee applies. No refunds for no-shows.
Tour duration: 3 hours
Skip-the-line and enjoy this small professional guided tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter’s Basilica. With access via the Official Partner’s entrance, you don’t waste time in queues, leaving you more time to explore Vatican Museums’ nine miles of galleries.
Your expert guide will escort you through the impressive Renaissance galleries including the Gallery of Tapestries, the Gallery of Maps, Raphael’s Rooms and the world-famous Sistine Chapel.
From the Sistine Chapel you will be taken via an exclusive entrance to St Peter’s Basilica, skipping the long lines.
Audio guides are also available allowing you the option to enjoy both the guide's commentary and explore at your own pace.
The tour will end in St. Peter's Square.
Starting time: 10:00 AM and 1:45 PM.
Meeting point: Via Leone IV 33 (Metro A Line, Ottaviano or Cipro stops) 15 minutes before the tour starts.
Tours with pick-up: if you have booked a pick-up, please email [email protected] or call 39 06 474 2501 24 hours before your tour starts to confirm your pick-up time. Please be ready in your hotel lobby 10 minutes before the assigned time.
Gray Line - I Love Rome office:
via Vittorio Emanuele Orlando 95, opposite the St. Regis Hotel
39 06 474 2501 (6:30 AM - 8:00 PM - 365 days)
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