Skip the lines at the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel on this 3-hour Vatican walking tour. You’ll be picked up at your hotel in Rome and enjoy a drive that takes in the city’s most important sights on the way to the Vatican.
What to Expect
Spend your time exploring the Vatican Museums instead of waiting in the queues outside! Your guide will take you directly into the Museums and the Sistine Chapel, where you’ll marvel at the magnificent art and architectural detail.
This approximately 4-hour tour includes pick-up at your hotel in Rome. On the drive to the Vatican you’ll be able to see some of the most important sights of Rome, including the Piazza della Repubblica, the ancient Aurelian Walls, the famous Villa Borghese gardens, and the northern city gate that leads into the Piazza del Popolo.
At the Vatican Museums your guide will show you the beautiful spiral stairway, the impressive Gallery of Tapestries, and the Gallery of Geographical Maps. Finally, you’ll arrive at the Sistine Chapel, which houses the famous Last Judgment fresco by Michelangelo. At the end of the tour you'll have some free time to visit Saint Peter's Basilica independently.
- All entrance fees
- Transportation and hotel pick-up
- Multilingual tour guide
What's Not Included
- Food and drink
- Hotel drop-off
Know Before You Go
Please note that this tour is not suitable for wheelchair users. Wheelchair users are encouraged to book a private tour, which will take alternative routes.
There is a dress code for visiting the religious sites. No shorts or sleeveless tops are allowed. Both men and women must have their knees and shoulders covered. This dress code is strictly enforced and you risk being refused entry if you fail to comply with the requirements.