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Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica guided tour with 48 hour Hop-on Hop-off bus
Availability: Monday-Saturday (holidays excluded)
Duration: 2 days
Language: English, Italian, French, Spanish, German, Portuguese, Russian
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  • Entrance to the Vatican Museums with reservation
  • Entry to St Peter's Basilica
  • 48-hour open bus ticket to explore Rome at your own pace
What to expect

This guided tour of the Vatican museums will allow you to avoid the queues and have more time to explore one of the world's greatest art collections.

With an experienced guide you will see the important works in 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 tour includes entrance to St Peter's Basilica.

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.

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
  • Entry to St Peter's Basilica
  • Entry to Vatican Museums
  • 48-hour hop-on hop-off bus ticket
What's not included
  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
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  • Infants (0- 5 years old): free price
  • Children (6-17 years old): reduced price

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

Meeting point:
  • Vatican Visitor Center, Via della Conciliazione, 4 from 9.30am-4.30pm daily
  • Colosseum Visitor Center, Via IV Novembre, 147, (Piazza Venezia) from 9am-7pm (9am-2pm Sundays and Bank Holidays)
  • Repubblica Visitor Center, Piazza della Repubblica, inside Eataly from 9am-5pm daily
  • Termini Station Visitor Center, Via Giolitti 36, from 9.00am-4.00pm daily
  • Vatican Museums Visitor Center, Via Veniero 74, from 8.30am-4.00pm Mon -Sat
  • What to remember
    • Vatican Museums are closed on Sundays and religious holidays
    • Language and time of the guided tour can be decided when you change your voucher
    • English tours run at 10.30am, 11.30am, 12.30pm, 13.00pm, 14.00pm
    • Spanish tours run 10.30am and 11.00am
    • Russian at 10.30am
    • French 10.30am and 11.00am
    • Portuguese 10.30am
    • 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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    Vatican Museums

    • 9.00am-15.00pm

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

    • April-October: every 10 minutes from 9.00am-19.00pm
    • November-December: every 20 minutes from 9.00am-15.00pm

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