Guided tour

Fast Track: Sistine Chapel & St. Peter's Basilica

4.8 / 5

9 reviews

Fast Track: Sistine Chapel & St. Peter's Basilica

From US$ 67.92 per person

See the best of the Vatican Museums – from the Sistine Chapel to the Raphael Rooms and the Belvedere Courtyard. Then explore St. Peter’s Basilica with Michelangelo’s Pietà and Bernini’s baldachin. Dive into this amazing experience!

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 2 hours
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Skip the ticket line
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish, French
Audio guide included
English, Spanish

Experience

Highlights
  • Learn from your professional guide
  • Visit the Vatican Museums and St. Peter's Basilica
  • Walk through the Sistine Chapel and Raphael rooms
  • Enjoy privileged access to St. Peter's Basilica
Full description
Get skip-the-line Vatican tickets to the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel & St. Peter's Basilica. Go for a guided tour & enjoy a wonderful day at the Vatican City. Headsets are available during this tour in mono languages and provide all the important highlights of these Museums, making sure you don't miss a thing. See the best of the Vatican Museums – from the Sistine Chapel to the Raphael Rooms and the Belvedere Courtyard. Then explore St. Peter’s Basilica with Michelangelo’s Pietà and Bernini’s baldachin. Avoid lines that often stretch for hours with skip-the-line access at both the Vatican Museums and St. Peter’s Basilica with privileged entrance. The guided tour ends in the Sistine Chapel but you will also get the opportunity to explore the St Peter’s Basilica by yourself, you will find the fantastic vision of Michelangelo’s Pietà and the tombs of historical Popes.
Includes
  • Headsets to hear the tour guide clearly
  • The professional, local guide will explain to you all there is to know
  • St. Peter's Basilica privileged entrance
  • Pickup
  • Drop-off
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts
  • All participants who are 12 years and older must present a Green Pass that is valid in the EU and has a verifiable QR code. Valid Green Passes can be obtained by uploading either proof of vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months, a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before the activity starts, or a negative antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts to the Green Pass or Covid Certificate apps
  • All participants must also bring a valid government-issued photo ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, etc)

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Meeting point

Piazza della Città Leonina 8 St. Peter Square (Metro A stop Ottaviano). The meeting point has air-conditioning and a Wi-fi area. Please be ay the meeting point 15-minutes before the start of the tour.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Food and drinks
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts
  • Sports shoes

Know before you go

  •  This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
  • Cancellation will be accepted at least 24-hours before the tour
  • The entrances to St. Peter's Basilica will be not available on Sunday, during religious holidays and ceremonies (Audiences, Beatifications, Pope’s masses)
  • The tour is not recommended for people with walking difficulties
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 9 reviews

Review summary

  • Value for money
    3/5
  • Service
    4/5
  • Organization
    1/5

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Great guide, knowledgeable and overall a very nice experience

November 23, 2021

Small group visit with a very interesting and attentive guide we were able to take all the photos we wanted. I recommend this visit because we have learned a lot.

July 20, 2021

Massimo a top guide who taught us a lot and very kind. The activity is top notch and this covid period has meant that we have no expectations.

July 6, 2021

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