Live the ultimate group tour experience at the Vatican with a group up to 20 people. Visit St. Peter’s Basilica and Vatican Museums with Sistine Chapel led by a professional guide.
This is the ideal tour for you if you want to have a complete overview of the Vatican, without missing any of its highlights both in the Basilica and in the treasure-rich museums.
You will meet your professional guide and our staff, as well as the other members of your group, at our office located just a few steps away from the Vatican.
During the tour, your expert guide will be able to answer your questions and will recount anecdotes and stories about the building of the impressive St. Peter’s Square and its stunning colonnade. Once inside the magnificent Basilica, take in the beauty of some of the most relevant Italian artists. You will have time to glance at Michelangelo’s Pietà sculpture and the beautiful Baldachin.
Thanks to the help of your knowledgeable guide and the skip-the-line tickets, you will be able to maximize your tour time and benefit from priority entrance at the Vatican Museums, one of the largest art galleries in the world. You will learn all about the masterpieces and the artists who created such unforgettable pieces of art.
Afterwards, you will reach Sistine Chapel, where you will be able to see Michelangelo’s skills at his best. Its walls and ceiling are all covered with beautiful images, one of them is certainly Michelangelo’s Last Judgement.
Today, the Sistine Chapel still keeps its use of being the place where a new Pope is elected through the so-called Conclave. Sistine Chapel is connected to St. Peter’s Square outside thanks to a chimney from which a white smoke will come out when there is a new Pope: in this way people outside will be informed of the new election.
Get a full overview of the Vatican visiting with us St. Peter’s Basilica, Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel.
You will meet your guide in our office located in Via Vespasiano, 28
This tour is not suitable for people with hearing disability. People with hearing disabilities can contact us and we will be happy to customize a private tour.
Please note that, for disabled visitors with certified invalidity of more than 74%, the Vatican Museums offers free entry that is extended to a companion for visitors who are not self-sufficient. To benefit from this, make sure you mention it at the time of booking so that our staff may handle your request.
Please wear comfortable shoes. This tour is not wheelchair accessible.
Remember to follow the dresscode for the Vatican: you must be able to cover your shoulder and knees.
PLEASE NOTE: in case St Peter's Basilica is closed for religious functions, you will spend longer time in the Vatican galleries with your guide. The Basilica is a Church and as such the Vatican can decide to use it for religious functions without notice.
Please note that in certain periods of summer time, or when the Vatican Museums reopen its doors after bank holidays, the museums might be busier than usual.