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Skip the Line: Vatican, St. Peter's & Papal Tombs

Product ID: 9153
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What You'll Do
  • Skip the line at the Vatican Museums
  • Marvel at the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel
  • See the tombs of former popes underneath St. Peter's Basilica
  • Visit St. Peter’s Basilica and admire the dome designed by Michelangelo
Skip the lines at the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel! See all the highlights of Vatican City on this popular guided tour and benefit from special access to the Papal Tombs underneath St. Peter’s Basilica.
What to Expect
Enjoy priority admission on this 3-hour tour and experience all the major highlights of Vatican City! This popular tour includes the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, the Papal Tombs, and St. Peter's Basilica.

You’ll see one of the most important collections of art in the world at the Vatican Museums, which comprise more than 1,200 rooms. Highlights include the Rooms of Raphael, the Sistine Chapel, and the ancient Roman and Greek pieces in the Belvedere Courtyard.

The Sistine Chapel is located at the far end of the galleries, and your guide will ensure that you get there quickly, while seeing the most important masterpieces along the way.

From the Sistine Chapel you’ll have direct access to St. Peter's Basilica, a privilege available on official guided tours only. Your guide will also lead you to the underground level, a rarely seen area of the Vatican where the tombs of the former popes are located.

You’ll then head up into the main area of St. Peter's Basilica, the largest basilica in the world. On this part of the tour you’ll see Michelangelo’s Pietà and the famous dome he designed for the Basilica. Note the massive bronze baldacchino or canopy by Bernini, Raphael’s Transfiguration, and other monuments of artistic importance.

Outside the magnificent Basilica your guide will tell you about the history of the Vatican State, the Swiss Guard, and how St. Peter's Square was designed.
What's Included
  • Vatican tour
  • Skip-the-line priority entrance ticket
Cancellation Policy
Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
Meeting Point

The meeting point for the tour is the When In Rome Tours office, Via Sebastiano Veniero 21. (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
• Please note, this tour is not wheelchair accessible
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Product ID: 9153