The Vatican Guided Tour in English
Book a guided tour with licensed guide to the Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel. The papal museums host one of the largest art collection in the world. Discover them with an expert guide. The tour includes rapid access ticket!
Vatican Tour: Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter’s Basilica
This tour of the Vatican is a wonderful chance to admire the treasures of the Vatican Museums, the magnificent Sistine Chapel, one of the world's greatest masterpieces, and St. Peter's Basilica. You will be led by an expert on this amazing tour that will literally leave your mouth gaping in wonder. This Vatican Tour always includes special entry to skip the lines at the entrance!
The Vatican Tour – Highlights
Rapid access: save 2–3 hours
Live guide: English
Electronic voucher accepted
Small Groups: Max 25 People
Duration: about 3 hours
Easy change of date: you can change the date or time of your tour without penalty up to 48 hours in advance.
Easy cancellation: full refund if you cancel 7 days before the date of your visit.
NOTES: bags, metal objects, umbrellas, and animals are not allowed in the museums. Even though you have skip-the-line tickets, there may be a line for security checks. Visitors wearing shorts or sleeveless tops are not admitted into the Basilica. The museums require guests in wheelchairs to follow a different route, which prevents them from following the same route as the organized tour. If the Basilica is closed for a special religious event, the tour will include the museum's art gallery.
VATICAN TOUR DETAILS - What you need to know
Availability: every day except Sunday. Starting time: 9:30 am; 10:30 am (not available from November to March); 2:00 pm (from November to March on Saturday).
On Wednesday the tour is available at 2:00 pm only, the year long. Adult price: 67.00 euro per person
Price includes: English guide service for 3 hours, entrance tickets with pre-reservation (no line) to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, headsets
Children: free 0–3 years of age, from 4 to 12 years children pay reduced price ticket € 53.00.
Meeting point: Viale dei Bastioni di Michelangelo 21, Rome. All details about meeting your guide will be printed on the voucher you will receive by email after completing the booking.
What is included
Authorized guide service for 3 hours
Skip-the-line tickets to the Vatican Museums
Reserved access to St. Peter's Basilica
Headsets to facilitate hearing the guide
What is not included
Climb to St. Peter's Dome
Visit of the Basilica's underground section
How your Vatican tour works
Read the instructions printed on the voucher. You do not need to print a hard copy of the voucher. Arrive at least 15 minutes before the time the tour starts at the meeting point shown on the voucher. Your guide will be waiting for you there. Once the group of participants has gathered, you will go the Vatican Museums entrance and go through a special entrance reserved for groups, skipping the line of those who did not book. After you pass the security checks and metal detectors, your guide will give you the ticket to go through the turnstiles and the headsets. Your Vatican tour starts here!
For the cancellation policy for this tour, click here