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This is a five hour tour of the Vatican including skip-the-line tickets and visits to the Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Basilica, and many hidden gems like the Pinacoteca, the Papal Tombs and the rarely visited Carriage Pavilion.

For the most in-depth and wide-ranging tour of the Vatican possible, this is the one for you. If you have an interest in the history and art of the Vatican, this five hour itinerary in the company of an expert and passionate guide will help you uncover the most fascinating facts and stories about the Vatican City State, the popes and the collections housed here.

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.
  •   Enter the Vatican in advance of the general public.
  •   You will be part of a group tour that is limited to 13 people.
  •   This tours lasts approximately 5 hours.
  •   The tour is conducted in English and includes headsets so that you can hear your guide.
  •   For a 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.
 

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Coronavirus in Italy

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

  • You must produce a Green Pass or equivalent on entry.
  • You must arrive promptly at the time specified on your voucher
  • In compliance with the Ministerial Order of April 28th 2022 on new measures concerning personal respiratory protection equipment, from the 1st of May until  the 15th of June 2022:
    Cultural sites: the use of a face mask is recommended during visits to cultural sites.
    Performances: FFP2 type equipment must be worn in the case of performances open to the public and taking place indoors in theatres, museums and concert halls, cinemas, entertainment and live music venues and other similar premises.
  • 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.