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Faster Than Skip-the-Line: Vatican, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica Tour

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    Stop At: St. Peter's Square (Piazza San Pietro), Vatican City Italy

    Take a brief break before entering St. Peter's Basilica, which is an absolute triumph of art and architecture that is unmatched anywhere else in the world. This is where Bernini's sculptures and Michelangelo's art rise above holy papal tombs and the perceived necropolis of St. Peter himself.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: St. Peter's Basilica, Piazza di San Pietro, 00120 Vatican City Italy

    By Roman law, no building in Rome can be higher than the top of the Dome at St Peter's Basilica. Join a guided tour of the incredible art and architecture in Rome and see the city from the summit of Michelangelo's magnificent Dome, stretching to the blue Tyrrhenian Sea and green Castelli Romani hills. You will also see views of the entire Vatican City and gardens.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Sistine Chapel, Citta del Vaticano 1, 00120 Vatican City Italy

    Meet your guide, who is an art historian, in St. Peter's Square and stroll across the piazza into the Vatican City where your climb begins. There are 551 steep steps in total, which is a bit more than most wish to tackle on foot. We'll Take the elevator part of the way up so that just 171 steps remain. Climb at a leisurely pace and enjoy the journey with frequent stops.

    At the summit, you will take in the breathtaking 360° views of the Vatican City as it extends out into Rome and its seven hills. At this point, take as many photographs as you can because you are very high up and what you'll witness is a once-in-a-lifetime view.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Vatican Museums, Viale Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City Italy

    Vatican Museum tour covering what is arguably the most important art collection in the world, occupying more than 1,200 rooms. Such highlights include the Classical Antiquities Museums, Gallery of Maps, Round Room, Hellenistic art in the Belvedere Courtyard, and of course the Sistine Chape

    Duration: 1 hour
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    1: Via di Porta Angelica, 28, 00193 Roma RM, Italy
    2: Via Sebastiano Veniero, 21, 00192 Roma RM, Italy
    Departure Time
    8:45 AM
    Duration
    4h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • St. Peter's Dome / Michelangelo's Cupola
    • Comprehensive tour of St. Peter's Basilica
    • Priority skip-the-line Vatican tickets
    • Licensed Vatican tour guide
    • Vatican Museums tour
    • Sistine Chapel tour
    • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
    • Professional art historian guide
    • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Basilica
    • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
    • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
    Exclusions
    • Lunch
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • The tour reservations have strict timing. To join the tour you are required to be at the meeting point for check-in at least 30 minutes prior to your tour departure time.
    • If you arrive late for the meeting time, it will not be possible to join the group or reschedule, unless you pay for the activity again. As per "No Show" rules you will not be entitled to a refund.
    • The exact timings and reservations can vary, dependant on the monument/attractions administration offices availabilities and decisions on the booking day and can be subject to last minute changes. Departure time can differ up to 20 minutes from your selected time.
    • 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 24 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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    I would like to thank Rio Tours and Trails for their very informative and interactive tour through all these points of interest. the areas were very busy and we were efficient at moving our way through - it was a superb experience - and our guide Alex was a delightful companion
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    Response from riopasseiosetrilhas, General Manager at Faster Than Skip-the-Line: Vatican, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica Tour
    Responded 31 Jul 2019
    Hello, how are you ? Thanks for your comment. We are happy for your satisfaction, we hope you will return soon to repeat this beautiful experience. Hugs!
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