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Skip-the-line entrance to Vatican museums with hotel pick-up

Availability: Mondays - Saturdays
Duration: 3 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
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  • Skip-the-line to enter the Vatican museums
  • Enter the largest Catholic church, the St. Peter's Basilica
  • Hotel pick-up by a professional driver
What to expect

This tour allows you to enjoy an infinite number of masterpieces like Michelangelo's "Pietà" and "Last Judgment," gorgeous works by Bernini, Raphael, Botticelli, Perugino and other treasures all incredibly united under the roof of the world renowned Vatican museums. The numerous popes that have lived in the Vatican, continuously enriched it with different art works but the unmissable ceiling of the Sistine Chapel and its sublime 'Last Judgment" by Michelangelo, are surely the real attraction.

After the pick-up in your desired meeting point, your professional driver will take you to the usually packed museum entrance, where, skipping the check-in line, you will enter the museum through the panoramic terrace that offers a stunning vision of Saint Peter's dome overlooking the Vatican gardens. In the museums, you will admire the most beautiful Roman ancient statues, you will gasp at the length of the enormous Tapestry Hall, then through the Hall of the Painted Maps, you will enter the Sistine Chapel whose impact in history, religion and visual arts has no equal in the world.

At last, through a special door, you will reach the largest Catholic church in the world: Saint Peter's Basilica. Once you enter, the greatness of the structure and care of details will overwhelm you. This is where Michaelangelo's sculpture "Pieta" is kept and the tombs of the popes including St. John Paul II's and St. Peter the Apostle.

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What's included
  • Licensed Tour Guide
  • Small group of 10 people or less
  • Skip-the-line entrance tickets
  • Audio headsets to hear your guide
  • Pick-up transfer to Vatican in comfortable air conditioned vehicle
What's not included
  • Optional gratuities
  • Transfer back to accommodation
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  • Children (ages 0-6) Free

Viale Vaticano, 106-107, 00136 Roma RM, Italy

What to remember
  • Provide hotel details at booking for pick-up service, include specifics to help the driver find you
  • Please allow 5-10 minutes of waiting time in case of traffic since other people will be joining the tour
  • Comfortable shoes and clothing are recommended
  • Remember to bring with you a bottle of water
  • In order to visit the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica you will need to wear appropriate clothing (shoulders and knees covered) since they are holy places
  • This tour is not wheelchair-accessible
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  • Mondays to Saturdays at 11.00am
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