It’s no secret: The Sistine Chapel is the pièce de résistance of the Vatican Museums. Along with special access to the Sistine Chapel before the general public may enter, this walk includes a complete Vatican Museums tour and St. Peter’s Basilica. Trust us: The proper experience… is the pristine experience.
- Sistine Chapel
- Vatican museums —before the general public may enter
- St. Peter’s Basilica
- Michelangelo’s Pietà
- Ancient Greek and Roman sculptures
- Raphael rooms
- Renaissance galleries and collections
Why take this tour?
VIP early entrance an hour before the Vatican Museums open to the general public
Skip the lines and beat the crowds
- Our maximum group size of 12 is much smaller than other tour companies
- See it all, the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica
- Make your way through the labyrinth of the Vatican Museums with the help of an expert guide and get the stories & fun anecdotes as well as the art!
See the Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums first thing in the morning, Skip the Lines and beat the crowds in a group of 12 or less!
On our top-of-the-line Vatican tour, enjoy early entrance to the Sistine Chapel. Experience Michelangelo’s frescoes before the general public, meaning you have the time and energy to appreciate the master’s glorious...
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Note: As with all museums, particular galleries of the Vatican museums can sometimes be closed without prior notice and pieces removed for restoration or loan. In the case of a gallery being closed, your guide will take you to another section of the museums instead.
Also, please remember that the Sistine Chapel is a holy place, and attire must be appropriate for the visit. Both men and women are asked to wear clothing that covers at least the shoulders and knees. Walks of Italy cannot be held responsible for denied entry due to improper dress. Please note that, since the chapel is at the end of the Vatican visit, it is sufficient to bring extra coverings with you and put them on before our entrance to the holy areas.
On rare occasions, when St. Peter's Basilica is being prepared for high masses or a special private event, including the Easter ceremonies, the tour group exit and/or the basilica itself can be closed without prior notification.
IMPORTANT: While the Vatican Museums are equipped with elevators for wheelchair access, they are not conveniently located on the group tour route and only give access to specific sections of the Museums. Please contact us at [email protected] if you have walking disabilities or if you are in a wheelchair. We can then work out a suitable alternative.
Please ensure that all members of your party have a valid ID on them on the day of the visit. This is particularly important for guests who have qualified for a senior, student, or child reduction.
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Price includes: Privileged Entrance Tickets & Reservation Fees for the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel.
3 hrs 45 mins
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Meets near entrance to Vatican Museums. Ends on St. Peter's terrace. Full details provided upon booking.
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