Vatican Museums Sistine Chapel with the Basilica or Rafael Rooms

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From $65.08


This guided tour offers a seamless Vatican experience with the convenience of skip-the-line tickets, allowing you to forego the queues and dive straight into the splendor of Vatican City. Starting with the Vatican Museum, the tour is crafted to highlight the most significant exhibits, ensuring a focused visit. The journey continues to the Sistine Chapel, where you have the chance to witness Michelangelo’s iconic “The Last Judgment.” The tour concludes with an introduction to St. Peter’s Basilica, the largest church in existence, after which you can spend as much time as you wish to explore its grandeur on your own.

  • Guided tour of the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter’s Basilica
  • See art by Renaissance masters like Botticelli, Perugino, and Raphael
  • Marvel at Michelangelo’s masterpiece in the Sistine Chapel
  • Learn more about the legendary works from an expert guide
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure

What’s Included

  • Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel
  • St. Peter’s Basilica or Rafael Rooms
  • If St. Peter’s Basilica is closed, Rafael Rooms will be visited instead
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Tours starting from 14:30 will not visit St. Peter’s Basilica
  • St. Peter’s Basilica is subject to last minute closure

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • Viale Vaticano, 100
  • Viale Vaticano, 100, 00192 Roma RM, Italy

Please meet at Viale Vaticano 100, Rome, located at the summit of the stairs near Caffè Vaticano, directly across from the main entrance to the Vatican Museums. Look for our guide, who will be holding a sign that reads “Tours of Rome,” to begin your journey.

End point

  • Saint Peter’s Square
  • Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Città del Vaticano, Vatican City

What To Expect

Sistine Chapel

Discover the Sistine Chapel. – Admire the paintings of the genius Michaelangelo. – Know all the details and secrets of the most important paintings of the Vatican City.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Vatican Museums

Skip the line to get inside Vatican Museums directly – Discover the Treasures of the Vatican Museums with a professional Art Historian. – Explore one of the most important collection of masterpieces and artifacts of all the world.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

St. Peter’s Basilica

Discover the Biggest church of the World. – Admire the bronze Baldachin of St. Peter – See the Throne of St. Peter – Explore the Pietà of Michelangelo

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please cover between your shoulders and knees to be allowed inside the Vatican
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Pets and service dogs are not allowed
  • Tours starting from 14:30 will not visit St. Peter’s Basilica but Raphael Rooms instead
  • This tour does not include climbing the Dome

Cancellation Policy

You may cancel your booking up to 24 hours prior to the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

Traveler Tips

  • Try to catch the morning tour so that you the option to venture on your own in the Vatican.
  • I can recommend taking a tour, especially as you don’t want to be queuing up for either the museums or the basilik (February is calm, but the queues still looked horrid from afar.
  • Does get extremely crowded and hot going through the building.