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Skip-the-line Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's guided tour

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    What to Expect
    When booking, select the option for hotel pickup, or meet your guide at the tour office in central Rome. 

    Arrive at the Vatican Museums to skip the often very long entry lines, breeze past the crowds waiting for tickets, and proceed directly inside. Follow your guide to see the facility's highlights, spread over almost 2,000 rooms. 

    In the Sistine Chapel, take in Michelangelo's famous fresco on the ceiling and the painting of the Last Judgment on the alter wall. Continue through the museum to see masterworks such as the Lacoon Group and the Apollo Belvedere, as well as the Maps Galleries and the Tapestries Gallery. 

    Enter St. Peter's Basilica to see the Baldachin Altar by Bernini and Michelangelo's La Pietà. End your 3-hour tour in St. Peter's Square to view and learn about Bernini's double Colonnade.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Viale dei Bastioni di Michelangelo, Roma RM, Italy
    Return Details
    St. Peter's Square, Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
    • Professional guide
    • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
    • Headsets
    • Skip the line entrance tickets
    • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
    • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
    • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Basilica
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    • Gratuities
    • Pick up and drop off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • It's forbidden to bring into the Museums backpacks,metal objects,big umbrellas and animals
    • In case the Basilica is closed for extraordinary religious events,the tour will include the Raphael's Rooms
    • Even though we have skip the line access,there could be a line for the security check
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We got our date mixed up and arrived for the tour a day early...although they were very busy, they were very accommodating and put us with another group for the tour. Donatella was our tour guide - she was fantastic! In spite of the oppressive...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank joancaley
    DestinationItalia, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Destination Italia | Gartour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Joan, thank you very much for your great review! We always do our best to support our customers, and feel rewarded when we hear such a happy client!! Grazie mille!

    Reviewed 14 April 2019 via mobile

    My friend and I used Gartour to go on a guided tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peters Basilica. Please forgive me but after 2 weeks travelling all around Italy and various guides - I cannot remember the name of the woman...More

    Thank RachMcL91
    DestinationItalia, Direttore vendite at Destination Italia | Gartour, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2019

    Dear client, thank you very much for your great review! We get so proud when we hear such a happy client. And we keep on working to select the best guides. Grazie mille!

    Reviewed 21 May 2018

    This was quite bearable with room to move and enjoy although the guide was quick to go after 3hours and the tour should have lasted4

    Date of experience: May 2018
    1  Thank Ray M
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