Vatican City Tour

Detail of the Creation of Adam by Michelangelo. Located on the Sistine Chapel ceiling inside of the Vatican Museum.

View of the Sistine Chapel ceiling by Michelangelo inside of the Vatican Museum.

Probably the most famous statue of the entire Vatican Museum: the Laocoon.

A view of St. Peter's Square and Basilica.

The canopy of the main alter of St. Peter's Basilica. It is known as the Baldachino and was built be Bernini in the 16th century.


Vatican Museum and St. Peter’s Basilica

We will help you turn the 1,200 room maze of the Vatican Museum into a captivating experience.  What could be overwhelming and stressful as you try to navigate on your own, is turned into a seamless and enlightening journey as we expertly guide you through the collections.  During the tour, not only will you understand why the Sistine Chapel has become so famous, but you will also learn about the life and times of Michelangelo and see the ancient works of art that inspired him.

After we finish with the museum, we will then enter St. Peter’s Basilica via a special guide only entrance that will grant us immediate access to the church without having to wait in any lines.  There is no better way to end a Vatican Museum tour then by visiting this awe-inspiring church that contains some of the greatest masterpieces by Bernini as well as Michelangelo’s famous Pietá.

This tour takes advantage of a skip-the-line reservation.  This will allow you to enter right into the Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel without having to wait in the long ticket line.  Sometimes the ticket line can have a wait time of 1-2 hours, but you do not need to worry about that when you take our tour!  In addition, since you are with our guide, you will be able to exit right from the Sistine Chapel into St. Peter’s Basilica without having to wait in the entrance line for St. Peter’s as well!

Highlights: Belvedere Courtyard, Octagon Courtyard, Apollo Belvedere, Laocoon, Belvedere Torso, Round Room, Greek Cross Room, Gallery of the Candelabra, Gallery of the Tapestries, Gallery of the Maps, Raphael Rooms, Room of Constantine, Room of the Signature, Raphael’s School of Athens, Sistine Chapel, Michelangelo’s Pietá, Bernini’s Baldachino, Bernini’s Monument to Pope Alexander VII, and Arnolfo di Cambrio’s statue of St. Peter.



Women: Covered knees and shoulders.

Men: Covered knees and shoulders, no hats.


Adult Price:

€ 65


Approx. – 3 Hours

Student Price:

€ 55

Days: Monday through Saturday afternoons
Children (12 and under):


Entrance Fee (not included):

€ 17 per adult

€ 8 per student/child

+ Booking fees & Reservation fees for the Skip-the-Line Passes

Group Size:

Min: 2 adults

Max: 8 adults/students

Average: 4 – 6




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