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Visit the Vatican Museum and St. Peter's Basilica on this 3-hour guided tour. Stroll through the galleries of the Vatican Museum and see the Sistine Chapel. Enhance your experience with historical facts by a knowledgeable guide about these breathtaking masterpieces. Enter the Sistine Chapel and admire the magnificent frescoes of Michelangelo. See legendary frescoes such as The Creation of Adam and The Last Judgement. Your guide will lead you through the privileged passage toward the St. Peter's Basilica. The guided tour of the Basilica is not included, but you will skip usually hours long line for the St Peter's. Once inside you will be able to admire the Pietà of Michelangelo and view bronze sculptures of the master Bernini.
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Experience some of Rome’s most important artistic and spiritual attractions with a 3-hour guided tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter’s Basilica. Beat the crowds with priority access and see highlights of the Vatican Museum’s immense collection while your guide shares the legends behind the masterpieces. Stand beneath Michelangelo’s famed frescoes in the Sistine Chapel, and skip the long lines to enter the heart of the papacy at St Peter’s Basilica.
  • Beat the long queues with priority access
  • See the most important and beautiful pieces in the Vatican Museums
  • Admire the awe-inspiring frescoes of the Sistine Chapel
  • Hear the history behind the art
  • Skip the long lines to enter the magnificent St Peter’s Basilica
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Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile
Knowledgeable and fantastic!

We took the Vatican Tour with 2 other families with Erik Walters and it was a time to remember. Erik knew more about the art, the people, and the history than any other tour guide around us. He answered all our questions and kept us...More

Thank Kelsey S
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile
Vatican tour

This was a great tour for our sons’ first time in the Vatican. They are ages 8, 11, and 14. Our tour guide was Emanuele and he was our favorite. He was very nice and extremely knowledgeable. He explained everything clearly, answered our questions, and...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2018
Don't wander aimlessly through the Vatican- get the inside stories and highlights with this tour

I struggled with the decision of just touring Vatican City on my own, or booking a tour. On the morning of our visit I went on-line and booked the early tour that met at 7:30 am and began at 8:00 am. We met at the...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018
THE way to see the Vatican

When we got into Rome, we got out of the parking garage and were instantly approached by several "hawkers" trying to push their tours on my wife and I. We were hungry, so we quickly bypassed them with a "no, we're not looking to visit...More

Thank rockypointers13
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile
Way more value than just skipping the line

Ok so yes you do pay about €20 more for entry but you're also getting a tour guide. You really do NOT want to be queuing round the Vatican outer walks in that sun with very little shade. The tour guide we had was fantastic....More

Thank Lee G
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