One of the bestselling Rome tours, this Vatican Museums tour skips the regular line and goes straight to Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel. The Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel are a spectacular and daunting task and many prefer to visit these world-renowned museums with the aid of a guide.
A must-see: the Vatican Museums, a real treasure trove that holds the most extraordinary works of art in the world.
The Vatican Apostolic Library and the collections of the Vatican Museums are of the highest historical, scientific and cultural importance. In 1984, the Vatican was added by UNESCO to the List of World Heritage Sites: it is the only one to consist of an entire state.
PLEASE NOTE; Strict dress-code at the Vatican is applicable. Shoulders and knees must be covered.No shorts.
Please note: This tour does not include hotel pick up and drop off service. This means that you will have to arrange your transfer on your own in order to reach the designated meeting point and start the tour.
VIP No Wait Access allows you to save from 3 to 4 hours during peak season, giving you more time to explore the Museums with your guide. Head to the Vatican Museums and let your guide bring the works of art to life at the Pinecone Courtyard, the Hall of Maps, the Gallery of Tapestries, and the Gallery of Candelabra. You'll learn about the figures responsible for these works and their history along the way
The Sistine Chapel with its ceiling decorated by Michelangelo and the Stanze della Segnatura decorated by Raphael are on the visitor route through the Vatican Museums. In 2013, they were visited by 5.5 million people, which combined makes it the 5th most visited art museum in the world.
Access to the Vatican Museums
Access to the Sistine Chapel
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