Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel – Guided tour in a whirlwind of art, history and beauty

Have you been waiting a long time to visit one of Rome's most famous sites? The Vatican Museums open their doors to the public and we at Gray Line - I Love Rome are pleased to offer you our guided tour to discover the majestic art collection of the Roman Catholic Church. Priority Access included!

2.30hrs
Mobile & printed vouchers accepted
Free Cancellation
Fully refundable when canceled up to 24 hours prior to departure.

Highlights

  • Skip-the-line priority entrance
  • Vatican Museums
  • Pigna Courtyard
  • Pio Clementino Museum
  • Gallery of the Candelabra
  • Gallery of the Tapestries
  • Raphael's Rooms
  • Sistine Chapel

Includes

  • Entrance ticket with reserved access
  • Professional guide
  • Mandatory audio device with disposable earphones from 11 participants

Excludes

  • Transportation
  • Tips and gratuities
  • All which is not listed under "Inclusions"

Please Note

  • Maximum 30 people per group
  • By purchasing this tour, the customer agrees to follow only the guide assigned to him/her. It is not permitted to add external guides to the group after the tour has been purchased. We inform our customers that, in such circumstances, access to the Vatican Museums will be granted only if escorted by the assigned guide and respective group. If one chooses to opt out, they will forfeit all rights to the tour and ticket, with no possibility of a refund.

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Ms Virginia Mberia
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December 1, 2023
Our guide Nicoletta was fantastic. She kept checking we were all there, no one was lost, she informed us of the steps required eg where to check in, process to use etc, very knowledgeable and passionate in her tour guiding, gave time for pictures. We enjoyed it.
Ms Evelyn Chee
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December 1, 2023
Rita took time to explain the paintings, tapestry and the works in the Sistine chapel. We love the experience. With the additional knowledge we definitely enjoyed the tour better.
a Gray Line customer
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November 27, 2023
Experince guide, on time start
a Gray Line customer
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October 28, 2023
Beautiful museum and rich history
a Gray Line customer
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July 10, 2023
Very interesting information was shared with us from the guide. Also the way of showing the most important information was very profesional.
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December 1, 2023
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Our guide Nicoletta was fantastic. She kept checking we were all there, no one was lost, she informed us of the steps required eg where to check in, process to use etc, very knowledgeable and passionate in her tour guiding, gave time for pictures. We enjoyed it.
reviewed by Ms Virginia Mberia
December 1, 2023
Image with Rate from Ms Evelyn Chee
Rita took time to explain the paintings, tapestry and the works in the Sistine chapel. We love the experience. With the additional knowledge we definitely enjoyed the tour better.
reviewed by Ms Evelyn Chee
November 27, 2023
Image with Rate from a Gray Line customer
Experince guide, on time start
reviewed by a Gray Line customer
October 28, 2023
Image with Rate from a Gray Line customer
Beautiful museum and rich history
reviewed by a Gray Line customer
July 10, 2023
Image with Rate from a Gray Line customer
Very interesting information was shared with us from the guide. Also the way of showing the most important information was very profesional.
reviewed by a Gray Line customer

Itinerary

Before starting this walk inside the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel, you will be welcomed by our specialized guide. He or she will be your point of reference for this journey into the world of Art and will also ensure that all hygiene and health regulations are respected by the small group of tour participants for everyone's safety.

Itinerary

Once the group is assembled, thanks to the priority entrance ticket, there will be no waiting. We will cross the threshold immediately to begin this fantastic tour together!
Inside the Vatican Museums, endless works of art await us as our dedicated guide leads the way. We will arrive at the Cortile della Pigna, a vast open space of 300 square metres adjacent to the museum, which takes its name from the large pine cone-shaped statue at its centre. And a little later, you'll be able to feast your eyes on the Roman and Greek artworks in the Museo Pio Clementino, arranged in 12 rooms!

You will then visit the Gallery of Tapestries and the sumptuous Gallery of Maps, which displays the landscapes and thus the geographical metamorphosis our country has undergone over the centuries. You will then enter the Borgia Apartment, commissioned by Pope Alexander VI and consisting of six rooms in which the coat of arms of the powerful family stands out. Finally, you will reach the marvellous Raphael Rooms, frescoed by the great painter and his pupils; you will also admire one of his most famous paintings, the "School of Athens".

You will reach the Sistine Chapel, Michelangelo's best-known masterpiece and a true jewel of universal art. When you raise your eyes, you will find yourself immersed in a whirlwind of colours and unique representations that you can contemplate. Its beauty will leave you speechless, which is a good thing since the Conclave is held here and no talking is allowed inside. Don't worry, your guide will have previously provided you with all the information you need to fully understand this masterpiece.

If you love the combination of art, history, and beauty, the Vatican Museums are a special place to delight your eyes. Join us on this guided walk that will make you experience unique sensations!

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Pickup Info

Please be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the beginning of the tour. The meeting point is in Piazza del Risorgimento, in front of L'Ottagono Bar.
Contact our staff recognizable by the Gray Line - I Love Rome logo (pink colour).
Your expert guide will start explaining from the square.

Gray Line - I Love Rome office:
via Leone IV, 33 (6:30 AM – 6:30 PM 365 days)
[email protected]
0039 06 474 2501 (from November to March Monday-Saturday 6:30 AM – 7:00 / PM Sunday 6:30 AM – 8:15 PM)
From April to October 6:30 AM – 9:00 PM
0039 348 8112027 (Whatsapp only)