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An afternoon tour of the Vatican, Sistine Chapel and the outside of St Peters Basilica. Lasting approximately three hours, the tour starts at 2.30 PM and is available on Monday and Friday in low season and Monday to Saturday in high season. Skip-the-queues with preferential entrances.

Lasting approximately three hours, this is a fully guided tour of the Vatican and the Sistine Chapel with an external viewing of St Peters. The tour runs Monday to Saturday in high season, Friday and Saturday only in low season, always in the afternoon, when the Vatican is traditionally less busy. The tour will introduce you to a large part of the Vatican City as well as the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel. You'll visit the Gallery of the Candelabras, the Gallery of the Geographical Maps, the Gallery of the Tapestries (Renaissance art), the Sobiesky Hall and the Immaculate Conception Hall before finishing with the Sistine Chapel and then St Peters.

At a glance details:

  •   This is a full 'skip-the-queue' ticket.
  •   You may use a copy of your voucher on a mobile device to gain admittance.
  •   This tours lasts approximately 3 hours.
  •   The tour is in English and includes headsets so that you can hear your guide.
  •   For a three hour walking tour you are advised to wear comfortable shoes.
  •   The date and time of your visit cannot be modified so please be sure to arrive on time - it's recommended that you're there at least 20 minutes before start time.
  •   Please remember that as you'll be visiting a religious place that you'll need to dress respectfully - to not do so risks being denied entrance.
  •   This itinerary is not suitable for those using a wheelchair.
 

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Coronavirus in Italy

Please note that you must comply with the following conditions in order to enter:

  • You must arrive promptly at the time specified on your voucher
  • You must wear a compliant CE mask (Ordinanza RT n.48) which covers both mouth and nose.
  • Your temperature (which will be measured on entry) must not be above 37.5°C.
  • You must maintain a distance of over 1 metre from other visitors and avoid gatherings
  • Groups of up to 20 people (plus guide) are permitted. The guide will be responsible for making sure the group obeys the social distancing and other rules
  • Groups of more than 10 must make use of officially-provided group-tour/whisper systems which are available at dedicated stations in the Vatican museums.

If you would like more information and up to date changes then please check the official updates at http://www.museivaticani.va

These conditions may be changed without notice as Italian regulations are updated.
If you are denied entrance because of failure to meet entry conditions, no refunds will be available.