A 3.5 hour morning guided tour of the Vatican Museums, St Peter's Basilica, and the Sistine Chapel.
“Truly a Five Star Tour! Staff so knowledgable, respectful and friendly and helpful. Our guide was remarkable! Thank you Cecilia.”
CR, Canada.
“Our guide was highly knowledgeable and explained everything clearly. She had a big group to handle and the audio helped us to keep up with the tour. We were very satisfied with the booking system, tour duration and the tour guide services.”
MM, United Kingdom.

Morning Tour

Three-and-a-half hour guided tour of the
Vatican, St Peter's, and the Sistine Chapel.


Vatican, Sistine Chapel & St. Peter Walking Tour - around 3.5 hours

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A morning tour of the Vatican, Sistine Chapel and St Peters with professional guide and skip-the-queue tickets. The tour lasts roughly 3½ hours and is available Monday to Saturday, starting at 8.30 AM (and 11:00 AM in high season).

This is a full-length guided tour of the Vatican that also includes an accompanied visit to St Peters. Please note, however, that there is no visit to St Peters if you opt for a tour on Wednesday (due to the Papal Audience) - you'll have a tour of the Vatican Library on a Wednesday.

The tour will introduce you to a large part of the Vatican City as well as the St Peters, 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, the Immaculate Conception Hall and the Sistine Chapel.

Tours are available 6 days a week (not on Sundays) and start at 8.30 AM (as well as 11.00 AM in high season), lasting roughly three and a half hours. Being a pre-arranged tour you'll be skipping any entrance queues - there's a special entrance for 'pre-bookers'.

Reduced (slightly) price tickets are available for children between the ages of 3 and 7 - everyone else pays full price. Please note that child buggies/prams are not able to be used on these tours.
This is a group of up 40 visitors.

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 3.5 hours.

  •     The tour is in English and includes headsets so that you can hear your guide.

  •     For an over 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.

    Vatican, Sistine Chapel & St. Peter Walking Tour - around 3.5 hours
    Ceiling of Sistine Chapel
    St Peter's Interior
    Sistine Chapel interior
    Tapestry Gallery
    St Peter's interior
    Plan of the Vatican

    4.2 stars out of 5 from 133 ratings. See all 93 reviews

    5 stars
    CR, Canada
    24th Jan 2018
    Truly a Five Star Tour! Staff so knowledgable, respectful and friendly and helpful. Our guide was remarkable! Thank you Cecilia.
    5 stars
    RH, United Kingdom (Great Britain)
    3rd Dec 2017
    Our guide Davide from was excellent, knowledgeable, interesting but most of all he was great fun.
    5 stars
    JA, United States
    12th Nov 2017
    We loved Fabio!!
    5 stars
    JL, United States
    21st Aug 2017
    The tour and guide were amazing. Very informative. I did not expect it to be so crowded for first tour of the day however.
    5 stars
    MM, United States
    12th Jul 2017
    The tour was amazing thanks to our wonderful guide Sylvia. She brought everything to life and was truly passionate about what she does.
    5 stars
    JF, Canada
    13th Jun 2017
    Considering half the population of Rome was at the Vatican that day, our guide was a pro at keeping our group together. She was very knowledgeable & had an answer for all questions.