Vatican museums, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter Basilica guided tour
Attractions & guided tours

Vatican museums, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter Basilica guided tour

4.8/5
Excellent
Based on 26 reviews
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£68.00
language
Language: English , Italian
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Mobile voucher accepted
duration
Duration: 3 hours
Do this because
  • Avoid the long lines at the Vatican Museums with skip-the-line tickets
  • Explore the Vatican's treasure trove of artworks on a guided tour
  • Marvel at Michelangelo's fresco "The Creation of Adam" in the Sistine Chapel
  • Admire the spectacular architecture of St. Peter's Basilica
What to expect

Follow your guide to learn the full story behind famous works of art along the Vatican's museum path. Marvel at the incomparable collection of the Catholic Church, with sculptures, frescoes, and of course, ornate churches, dating back to the Renaissance.

Peruse the masterpieces of Michelangelo, and see what incredible lengths he went to in finishing the Sistine Chapel. See the work of his bitter rival in the four Raphael Rooms at the Apostolic Palace (this rooms will be visit only in the case of closure of access to St. Peter's Basilica, normally on wednesday).

Wander through St. Peter's Basilica, one of the most spectacular churches ever built. Skip the line and make the most of your time admiring the divine architecture, and discovering the fascinating history of Rome.

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What's included
  • check Guided tour
  • check Skip-the-line tickets
Where

Viale Vaticano, Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy

Meeting point:
Meet your guide in front of the main entrance of the Vatican Museums at Viale Vaticano. The guide will have a sign with the logo of the Agency "Doooing Experience".
What to remember
  • St. Peter’s Basilica and the square may be closed on Wednesday mornings due to the Papal Audience. In this case, the tour includes a visit to the Raphael Rooms. In any case, the route may vary due to needs dictated by the Vatican Museums
  • Shoulders and knees must be covered. You will be denied entry if you do not comply with the rules
  • Make sure you're following the Vatican's dress code: please cover your legs and shoulders
  • It's recommended to wear comfortable shoes
  • Luggage or large bags are not permitted
  • All visitors must pass through airport-style security. During high season the wait at security may be up to 30 minutes
  • The opening hours are subject to change due to special events at the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and St Peter's Basilica
  • Bags and suitcases larger than 40x35x15 cm, tripods, large umbrellas, and potentially dangerous objects must be left in the cloakroom. The cloakroom is a 20-minute walk from the end of the tour
  • No refund will be issued for latecomers
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Provider
Doooing
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 50% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

What people say about this experience

Excellent

4.8/5

Based on 26 reviews from verified customers

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  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - January 2024

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    Ottima organizzazione e la guida Giuliana competente professionale e appassionata

  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - January 2024

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - January 2024

    Great

    Overall rated

    4/5

  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - December 2023

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    Abbiamo avuto una guida fantastica. Preparatissima, brillante, chiara ed esaustiva. Ha anche spiegato oltre il suo orario, cercando di concludere tutt ...

  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - November 2023

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    Ottima esperienza, prenotare il biglietto consente di saltare la fila e la nostra guida molto preparata ci ha raccontato le meraviglie dei musei Vatic ...

  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - November 2023

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    La Doooing experience la raccomando a tutti il titolare sig Paolo cordialissimo.inoltre la guida che ci ha messo ha dispos9 la Doooing ,la sgra Giuli ...

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