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Faster Than Skip The Line Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel Entrance Tickets

Faster Than Skip The Line Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel Entrance Tickets
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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
A note from Faster Than Skip The Line Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel Entrance Tickets
You must present either proof of full vaccination (with an EMA-approved vaccine), proof of a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test (PCR or antigen) taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts.
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travellers in public areas
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Face masks required for guides in public areas
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travellers in public areas
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Face masks required for guides in public areas
About
The Vatican Museums, home to Raphael’s Rooms and the world-famous Sistine Chapel, are one of Italy’s most popular attractions: the crowds they attract pay testament to their popularity. Explore Renaissance masterpieces at your leisure with this exclusive VIP experience, which avoids the crowds by bypassing the beginning queues. You’ll be free to take in the incredible wall paintings without spending hours in line.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Highlights
Exclusive skip-the-line tickets to the Vatican Museum
Save hours waiting in line with a priority admission ticket 
Upgrade to a tour with guided visit to St Peter’s Basilica
Groups are limited to 20 people for intimate access
What to expect
In Vatican City, get ready to pass by the crowds outside the museum with VIP admission tickets. You’ll bypass the beginning queues. Once inside, you’ll have lots of time to explore nine miles (14km) of art-filled galleries. Savor masterpieces in rooms like the Gallery of the Candelabra, which is lined with elegantly carved marble sculptures and candle-holders. You’ll also be free to wander at leisure through Raphael’s Rooms, four interconnecting galleries that are hung with paintings from the famous Renaissance master and his pupils. Enrich your knowledge of Italian geography in the Gallery of Maps, where you’ll find 16th-century plans of Italy. The best is saved for last. The final part of the museum complex is the blockbuster Sistine Chapel, which most people wait in line for hours to see. With special access to the museum, you’ll skip to the front of the crowds to see the legendary 15th-century chapel. With an optional upgrade, you can opt to explore the galleries with a guide.
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Call the number below and use the product code: 3731SKIP
Call +1 855 275 5071
Important information
Inclusions
Small-group tour (if option selected) • Exlusive Access to the Vatican Museum • Map and a brief orientation at the beggining of the tour • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel • Entry/Admission - Stanze di Raffaello
Exclusions
Gratuities • Hotel pickup and drop off • Food and drinks • Entry/Admission - Vatican City
Duration
3h
Inclusions
Small-group tour (if option selected) • Exlusive Access to the Vatican Museum • Map and a brief orientation at the beggining of the tour • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel • Entry/Admission - Stanze di Raffaello
Exclusions
Gratuities • Hotel pickup and drop off • Food and drinks • Entry/Admission - Vatican City
Duration
3h
Additional information
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
On Wednesday you will be unable to include St. Peter's Basilica and St. Peter's Square. This is due to the Papal Audience during which access to St. Peter's Basilica could be closed.
While this ticket is a Skip the Line entrance, there is a security check that every passenger must go through. We cannot control the delay this might cause to entering the museum.
We recommend that backpacks are not taken on this tour
Not wheelchair accessible
Near public transportation
No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
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mike b
1 contribution
Vatican Museum's and Sistine Chapel w/ Christian
Jul 2021
This was our first time in Italy and we wanted to take a guided tour of the Vatican so we knew what we were looking at. We are glad we did because Christian was an incredible guide. If yo don't care to know the origins and meanings behind the incredible art and history of the Vatican, just buy a ticket and walk around yourself. it will still be incredible. However, having someone with as much knowledge of the art was invaluable. Christians passion for what he does was evident in every explanation of the pieces and rooms we encountered. i learned so much about this place that I would never have know touring by myself. He points out a lot of little know features and facts being the paintings and statues that it really was fascinating. You can't have a guide talk inside the Sistine Chapel, so before going in he gave us a detailed explanation of what we would be looking at and it really did make a difference. There are so many details you miss if you don't know about them, and he did a fantastic job pointing them out. I would highly recommend booking a tour with Christian. You will not be disappointed.
Written 24 July 2021
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Heather
Franklin, TN38 contributions
Amazing
Oct 2019
words & pictures don't do justice to a European vacation
our tour guide was awesome, entertaining, informative, and pleasant through a very long tour
Written 31 May 2020
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Ser_wins
Lido di Ostia, Italy93 contributions
Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, & St. Peter's Basilica Tour
Check in at the meeting point was very easy and tour started in time. Our guide’s involved us in the art and history of the place.
Of course the best tour in Rome!
Written 22 February 2020
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Hardik
Bengaluru, India11 contributions
worth it
Jan 2020 • Friends
The trip was well worth it. With a limited time we had in rome, it helped a lot skipping the long queues and gave us enough time inside. Also the guide was quite knowledgeable and explain some of the intricate details that goes ignored otherwise.
Written 21 February 2020
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allan
Vancouver, Canada1 contribution
Great Experience
Our tour guide Laura was awesome! A truly great experience. I usually don’t do tours but this one was well worth it.
Written 16 February 2020
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Brenda W
7 contributions
Amazing
Oct 2019
The meeting place is not near the front of the Vatican, so allow plenty of time. The guide made sure we were correctly dressed before setting off. It was more crowded than I expected for that time of year. The square was being prepared for a special mass the following day.
Written 13 February 2020
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Jan A
Cheshunt, UK7 contributions
Good value for money
Feb 2020
These tickets were very good value for money as you skip the long line for ticket entry but next time I would pay extra for a guide as they can take you to part of the vatican where you can't go if you haven't got a guide. Also when you get to the Sistene Chapel you have to go out a door on the left which then takes you to a queue a mile long for the other part of the attraction.
The worst part was finding the collection point to pick up your tickets. That is not easy to find and we had to ask twice to get proper directions and it is a bit away from the attraction.
All in all it was well worth the visit.
Written 12 February 2020
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Iain M
74 contributions
Waste of time and money!
This might be a benefit when it is busy in the summer months - in February we spent€70 when we could have just walked in for€17! Not a good way to start the visit.....
Written 4 February 2020
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Dear iainm169, Thanks for the time spent leaving this review. We are deeply sorry to hear that the service purchased did not live up to your expcectations. We do not have control over the queues at the Vatican Museums and we offer a standard price for the service valid during all the year. Also, long queues can take place not only during the summer, but also in winter, as the Vatican Museums are one of the most visited place in the world. We thank you again for the time spent leaving this review and we wish you a great day. Best regards, Luca, City Wonders team.
Written 5 February 2020
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Mike Commins
West Midlands, UK17 contributions
Long weekend in Rome
Jan 2020 • Couples
Visited the vatican museum which was brilliant. Sistene chapel is beautiful but the walk to it was glorious, the tapestries and art work is mind blowing. Make sure you go early and you book before you go, that way you skip the queues.
Written 12 January 2020
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Rob F
5 contributions
Very Good Vatican Tour
Dec 2019
The Vatican was very busy when we visited. That being said we felt as though we saw a lot (impossible to see everything as they explain). Our guide was informative and did a good job keeping an eye on all the people in our group. She was very gracious also. The only thing that could of been better explained was where to meet the tour. We thought is was across from the Vatican Museum entrance but is is actually across from the Vatican Museum entrance but then go down the stairs. The key is to go down the stairs. Other than that is was well done. I also like City Wonders as a company (we used them more than once) and would look for them first.
Written 8 January 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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Unprofessional
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