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Vatican Highlights Tour with Sistine Chapel & St. Peter’s Basilica (10am)

From: 69,00

DURATION: 3 hours

DEPARTURE TIME: 10am

FREQUENCY: Mondays, Tuesdays,  Thursdays, Fridays,  Saturdays (April – October)

 LANGUAGES: English

MEETING POINT: Via Santamaura 14/B (9.45am)

 

Get straight inside with skip-the-line access to see a host of treasures including the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica, all with enlightening storytelling from a passionate guide to put you front and center at Rome’s premier collection of artistic masterpieces. Groups of 12 people of fewer!

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Description

HIGHLIGHTS

Vatican Best of the Best Tour Highlights

  • 3-hour highlights tour of the Vatican with Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Only see the best of the Vatican on an express tour
  • A great choice for first-time visitors with limited time
  • Sail past lines often in excess of two hours with a skip-the-line ticket
  • Explore in a small group limited to 12

Vatican Best of the Best Tour Inclusions

  • Pinecone Courtyard
  • Belvedere Apollo
  • Laocoön and His Sons
  • Belvedere Torso
  • Round Room
  • Greek Cross Hall
  • Gallery of Candelabra
  • Gallery of Tapestries
  • Gallery of Maps
  • Sistine Chapel
  • St. Peter’s Square
  • St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Michelangelo’s Pietà
  • Bernini’s Baldachin
  • Professional tour guide

Vatican Best of the Best Tour Exclusions

  • Hotel pickup/drop-off
  • Optional gratuities
  • Climb to St. Peter’s Dome
TOUR ITINERARY

Get straight inside with skip-the-line access to see a host of treasures including the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica, all with enlightening storytelling from a passionate guide to put you front and center at Rome's premier collection of artistic masterpieces. Groups of 12 people of fewer!

Dive into the Vatican’s must-see attractions with the highlights you absolutely can't leave Rome without. This tour has been specifically designed to get you inside as quickly as possible with skip-the-line entry. You'll have a passionate Vatican expert with you all the way for a true insider's perspective, and in groups of only 12 guests or fewer both you and the priceless works of art will get the attention you deserve.

This is hands down the perfect tour for families traveling with small children or teens, people who "don't do" museum tours, or those who have limited time and want to see the Eternal City in less than an eternity.

What to expect:

Your tour begins in central Rome, where you greet your guide and—with skip-the-line ticket in hand—sail past the long lines that often form outside of the Vatican. Once inside, make a beeline for top Vatican attractions, such as the Gallery of Maps, Raphael's Rooms, and the indisputable main attraction: the Sistine Chapel, where Michelangelo’s frescoes adorn the ceiling.

After discovering little-known information about the history of the landmark, continue to St. Peter’s Basilica to admire standout features, such as the gold-painted ceiling and altarpiece. Your tour concludes here, but you’re free to continue exploring independently, if you wish.

PLEASE NOTE

Ticket Reductions:

  • Adult pricing: €69
  • Under 18 years of age: €59
  • Under 6 years of age: Free

General Information:

  • The tour starts at 10am
  • The meeting point is in Via Santamaura 14/B at 9.45am, footsteps from the Vatican Museums entrance.
  • Late arrivals will not be accommodated.
  • This tour visits religious sites, and there is a dress code to be observed. Visitors must be dressed appropriately: no sleeveless blouses, no miniskirts, no shorts, and no hats are allowed.
  • Due to heightened security measures, lines may form for tours with skip-the-line entry. Visitor will still have priority access over general admission ticket holders. 
  • Due to restrictions, we are not able to accept visitors requiring wheelchairs 

Cancellation Policy & Refunds:

  • Missed tours or tickets due to late arrivals cannot be refunded. 
  • Changes to a reservation requested more than 72 hours before the tour are free of charge.
  • Changes to a reservation requested less than 72 hours before the tour are subject to a rebooking fee and availability
  • We enforce a 72-hour advance refund policy. Only cancellations requested more than 72 hours before tour departure time are eligible for a refund.
  • All cancellations are subject to a cancellation fee of 20% of the total charge.
  • No refunds are given after a tour has commenced.
  • No refunds are given in case of either delay or non-appearance on the part of the customer.
  • In case of the closure of sights, we will contact you as soon as possible to offer an alternative itinerary or reschedule your booking to a different tour option.
  • We do not guarantee refunds in cases of unforeseeable events, such as closures of sights due to demonstrations, strikes, bad weather conditions or renovations. In these situations, we reserve the right to examine the requests on a case-by-case basis. 
  • You may request to change the date of your tour up to 72 hours prior to tour commencement.This change will be accepted only upon availability.
 

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