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Sistine Chapel, Vatican Museum and Basilica Small Group Tour

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Breeze into the Sistine Chapel and discover the best of the Vatican City in a 3 hour tour of the Museum & St.Peter’s Basilica. Skip all the lines and be guided through the largest collection of art in the Western Hemisphere. Your professional English speaking guide will walk you through the Sistine Chapel, Gallery of Papal Carriages, Gallery of Tapestries, Gallery of Maps, Pinacoteca. The last part of the tour brings you into the  St.Peter’s Basilica, which many think could be one of the wonders of the world. Be prepared to be amazed by the grandeur and splendor of man's creation.
What to Expect
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Stop At: Sistine Chapel, Citta del Vaticano 1, 00120 Vatican City Italy

Stop At: St. Peter's Basilica, Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Vatican City Italy

Stop At: Europe Odyssey Tours, Via Giulia di Colloredo, 54 Close to Stazione Trastevere, Rome Italy

Stop At: Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Vatican City Italy
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Important Information
3h 30m
  • Visit the Sistine Chapel first
  • Professional English speaking guide with a clear diction
  • Headsets
  • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
  • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Basilica
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • The itinerary is not wheelchair accessible unless the person in the chair can stand up, climb and descend a few stairs.
  • The tour itinerary is 2.3 km long on hard marble. Hence wear comfortable sneakers or shoes with orthopedic inner soles.
  • Please bring a bottle of water per person.
  • If it is raining carry umbrellas that are compact and can be folded and not ones that have sharp pokey end. The long one give by your hotels will have to be checked into the cloakroom of the museum and involves a 1 km walk to get it back again.
  • Carry medium size back packs as large ones will be checked into the cloak room and involves a long walk to get them back.
  • The following items along with the bags will have to be checked into the cloak room: glass bottles of any kind, swiss knives, wine openers, large tripods and large bags.
  • Photography is permitted in most rooms but without flash. It is prohibited to photograph inside the Sistine Chapel.
  • The tour ends in front on the Basilica. You can spend more time inside the Basilica but you cannot go back to the Sistine Chapel nor the Museum.
  • You can also chose to climb the dome on your own, for a separate fee.
  • On Wednesdays the Basilica is closed until noon due to the Papal Audience.
  • On extraordinary cases the Basilica can be closed without notice. This is out of our hands, but will give you an extended tour of the museum and description of the Basilica. Refund will not be offered due to the closure of the church.
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Missouri_Traveler010 wrote a review Yesterday
2 contributions
We actually used Europe Odyssey Tours for two tours: one for the Vatican, the other for a side trip to Pompeii and the Amalfi Coast. Both guides were beyond nice (as was the driver - and the vehicle was spacious and comfortable). The guides (Rahul and Alberto) couldn't have
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Date of experience: December 2019
Jay W wrote a review Nov 2019
39 contributions1 helpful vote
We actually went with Odyssey for the Colosseum, Palatine Hill, & Vatican tours and had the same guide for all three, Rahul. He was very good and made the experience easy and educational, touched on all the important features. Also, Odyssey was extremely great; we had to
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Date of experience: October 2019
Nastastia M wrote a review Oct 2019
4 contributions4 helpful votes
We have a two year old and Rahul was such a great tour guide for all of us. We were able to see all the sights included in the tour (with our toddler). He was so knowledgeable and accommodating to our situation of having a toddler with a stroller and carrier. On top of his
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Date of experience: October 2019
Adventuregirl211 wrote a review Jul 2019
23 contributions7 helpful votes
We recently (July 2019) took two small group tours with Europe Odyssey Tours. We could not have been more pleased!!! We took the Coliseum Tour in Rome and another day we took the Vatican Tour. Our tour guide, for both, was Rahul. He was magnificent. We sent up a cheer when he
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Date of experience: July 2019
Climber286315 wrote a review May 2019
6 contributions
My husband and I booked Europe Odyssey Tours for our visit to the Vatican for our short stay in Rome for our honeymoon. It was hands down one of our favorite tours we took during our 3.5 week long honeymoon all over Italy. We signed up for the small group tour and waited for
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Key Details
  • Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's Basilica, and 2 more
  • Duration: 3h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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