History & heritage tours

Small group Vatican tour to Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica

Availability: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Duration: 3 hours
Language: English , French , Spanish , German
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Skip the long lines to the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica
  • See works of art by Michelangelo and many other artists
  • Expert guide to lead your small group experience
What to expect

Take a comprehensive tour of the Vatican City and benefit from the expertise of an art historian guide. See stunning works of art in the papal collections by Michelangelo, Perugino, Pinturicchio, Ghirlandaio, Rosselli, Botticelli and Signorelli.

Get insights from your guide and learn information that isn't readily available in tour books. Learn the Vatican’s historic secrets, and feel inspired to learn even more! Travel throughout the various areas of the Vatican in a small group for a more personalized experience.

Navigate the miles of galleries at the Vatican Museums to see highlights such as the Octagonal Courtyard, Gallery of Tapestries and Gallery of Maps. Enter the Sistine Chapel and be mesmerized by Michelangelo's stunning frescos. Continue into St. Peter’s Basilica, where highlights of ecclesiastical art include Michelangelo's Pietà and Bernini's Baldachin on the High Altar.

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What's included
  • Small group, guided tour of the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter's Basilica
  • Skip-the-line admission and entrance to the Vatican Museums and St. Peter's Basilica
What's not included
  • Pick-up and drop-off
  • Gratuities (optional)
Reduced price
  • Infants (0-5 years): free
  • Children (6-17 years): reduced
  • Students (18-25 years): reduced (A valid student ID is required)
Where

Via Germanico, 16, 00192 Roma RM, Italy

Meeting point:

This tour starts from our office. Please be aware not to miss the entrance of our office: Look out for a street sign with our red circled logo and the white words "Maya Tours" on it. Our Office is located near the entrance of the Vatican Museums (approx. 5 minute walk). If you are taking public transport, we suggest you take the Metro (A-line) and get off at "Ottaviano". Once outside the station, head south on Via Ottaviano towards St. Peter's square then turn right onto Via Germanico (second street on your right). We are on the right-hand side at number 16. The street is easy to reach by Taxi as well. If you are new in town we recommend you to look up our location on google maps before as Rome's streets might seem a bit confusing in the beginning. If you have any trouble finding us for whatever reason please don't hesitate to contact us!

What to remember
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • 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 moderate amount of walking is involved
  • Not wheelchair accessible
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When
  • English tour: 8:30am and 1.30pm
  • German tour: 1.00pm
  • Please make sure that you check-in at least 15 minutes prior to the departure time
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Provider
Maya Tours Roma
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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