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Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica guided tour with 24 or 48 hour Hop-on Hop-off bus

Availability: Monday-Saturday (holidays excluded)
Duration: 2 days
Language: Italian, English, French, Spanish, Russian, German, Portuguese
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  • Entrance to the Vatican Museums with reservation
  • Welcome and assistance at the Visitor Center Auditorium via della Conciliazione 4 located a few steps from Saint Peter's square
  • A 48-hour open bus ticket to explore Rome at your own pace
What to expect

The guided tour to the Vatican museums will allow you to avoid the long lines of waiting and had more time to explore one of the world's greatest art collections.

The tour includes entrance to St Peter's Basilica.

You will be guided by an experienced guide through the most important works of the Vatican museums, from the famous Sistine Chapel to the Gallery of the Geographical Maps, from the courtyard of the Belvedere to the Galleria degli Arazzi, from the Galleria dei Candelabri to the incredible Raphael rooms.

The highlight of the tour will be the visit of the Sistine Chapel, where you can see with your own eyes the genius of Michelangelo, including the renowned self-portrait of Michelangelo, with which the artist wants the world to know that he would rather prefer being flayed alive rather than painting the Sistine Chapel again.

Your package also includes a 48-hour hop-on hop-off bus so you can explore the city of Rome at your own pace.

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What's included
  • Welcome and assistance at the City Sightseeing Visitors Center
  • Guided tour in English
  • Entry to St Peter's Basilica
  • Entry to Vatican Museums
  • 24 or 48 hour hop-on hop-off bus ticket
What's not included
  • Drinks, Meals
  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
Reduced price
  • Infants (0- 5 years old): free price
  • Children (6-17 years old): reduced price
Where

Please redeem your voucher onboard the Open Bus or at any City Sightseeing Visitor Centers:

Meeting point:

Please redeem your voucher onboard the Open Bus or at any City Sightseeing Visitor Centers:

  • Vatican Visitor Center, Via della Conciliazione, 4 - inside Auditorium Conciliazione - 00187 Roma; Timetable: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm every day
  • Colosseum Visitor Center, Via IV Novembre, 147, (Piazza Venezia) - 00187 Roma; Timetable: 9 am - 7 pm every day | 9 am - 2 pm Sundays and Bank Holidays
  • Repubblica Visitor Center, Piazza della Repubblica, inside Eataly - 00187 Roma; Timetable: 9 am ? 5 pm every day
  • Termini Station Visitor Center, Via Giolitti 36, near Mercato Centrale; Timetable: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm every day
  • (Starting from April, 15 2017) Vatican Museums Visitor Center, Via Veniero 74, in front of Vatican Museums; Timetable: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm Mon -Sat
  • What to remember
    • Vatican Museum is closed on Sundays and religious holidays
    • Certain sites or sections of sites included in the tour may occasionally be subject to last minute changes, for example unscheduled closures. In such cases the tour operator shall be pleased to offer an alternative tour
    • Large handbags, haversacks etc. are not permitted inside the museum. Wardrobe services are available inside the Vatican Museums
    • Free tickets for disabled visitors and for accompanying persons may not be booked online. The free tickets are issued at the 'Special Permits' desk or Reception, located in the entrance hall to the Vatican Museums
    • Many departure time for each language. Time and language can be decided when you change your voucher
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    When

    Vatican Museums: The language and time of the visit can be chosen at the time of the voucher change, which can be realized at Visitor Center Auditorium via della Conciliazione 4.

    - English

    10:30-11:30, 11:30-12:30, 12:30-13:00, 13:00-13:30, 14:00-14:30

    - Spanish

    10:30-11:00, 11:00-11:30

    - Russian

    10:30-11:00

    - French

    10:30-11:00, 11:00-11:30

    - German

    10:30-11:00 (only upon request, confirmation required)

    - Italian

    11:00-11:30 (only upon request, confirmation required)

    - Portuguese

    10:30-11:00

    The Open Bus service is available every day according to the season timetable:

    • April-October: every 20 minutes from 9.00am-18.00pm
    • November-December: every 20 minutes from 9.00am-15.00pm

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    Provider
    SightseeingExperience - CitySightseeing Italy
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.

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