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Priority Access: The Official Vatican Tour with Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica

From US$76.80
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  • Only see the best of the Vatican on an express tour
  • A great choice for first-time visitors with limited time
  • Sail past lines often in excess of two hours with a skip-the-line ticket
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Priority Access: The Official Vatican Tour with Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica
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Priority Access: The Official Vatican Tour with Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica
From US$76.77
Overview

If you’re not sure what you’re looking for, you can easily spend a day getting lost in the Vatican in Rome—not ideal if you’ve got limited time in Italy. Ensure you only see the best of the Vatican, and save hours waiting in line, on a skip-the-line tour that also includes access to St. Peter’s Basilica. Plus, a small group limited to 12 means you’ll receive personalized attention.

What to Expect

Your tour begins in central Rome, where you’ll greet your guide and—with skip-the-line ticket in hand—sail past the long lines that often form outside of the Vatican. Once inside, you’ll make a beeline for top Vatican attractions, such as the Gallery of Maps, Raphael's Rooms, and the indisputable main attraction: the Sistine Chapel, where Michelangelo’s frescoes adorn the ceiling.

After discovering little-known information about the history of the landmark, you’ll continue to St. Peter’s Basilica to admire standout features, such as the gold-painted ceiling and altarpiece. Your tour concludes here, but you’re free to continue exploring independently, if you wish.

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Reviewed 1 week ago
The Best Guided Trip Ever!

Grant is a consummate story teller guide so he made this trip come to life for both me and my partner. He explained art and progressive techniques as we made our way through the Sistine chapel and other art-filled courtyards and corridors of the Vatican....More

3  Thank Jules068
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Fantastico!!!

We have just had a fantastic weekend in Rome, made the more better by two tours with this company. They are simply the best... We had a tour of the Vatican and St Peter's Basillica with Grant. It's worth going as early as you can...More

2  Thank Scott P
What a, Front Office Manager at What a Life Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow, What A Review and we are stoked you were so happy with the service and above all, your guides, aren't they just something??!! You are right that there are a lot of people visiting the museums each day so it can be demanding running...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Do yourself a favour and skip the lines!

We really loved this tour. From the moment we approached the Vatican entrance and saw the long lines of people waiting to get in, we knew that we had done the right thing in booking a skip the line tour! Everything after was a delightful...More

Thank Maria S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Exceptional tours.

My wife and I went on the Colosseum underground tour with our guide Carlotta. She was full of information and answered all our questions in great detail. It was a fantastic experience. The next day we went on the early Vatican tour starting with a...More

Thank Darren D
What a, Front Office Manager at What a Life Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow! Both Martina and Carlotta will be delighted to hear what fun you had with them while you were in Rome, aren't they both absolute darlings??!! Not only do they know just about everything there is to know about Roman history, but are such caring...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Exceptional tour experience

In the sea of tour guide options, we struck gold with Grant from What a Life Tours. My boyfriend and I could not recommend him enough. His vast, detailed knowledge and expertise (in the history of the art and the city as a whole) was...More

Thank Magan T
What a, Front Office Manager at What a Life Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

You struck gold indeed in bagging Grant as your guide for our Best of the Best Vatican tour with our skip that horrendous line tickets! He is a smashing storyteller indeed and has lived in Rome many years so knows all the hot spots and...More

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