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A guided tour of the extensive Vatican gardens and the Sistine Chapel. Starting early morning (Monday to Saturday), subsequent entry into the rest of the Vatican is included in the cost.

This is an official, Vatican-organised tour that in approximately two to three hours takes in much of the gardens and parklands that form more than half of the entire Vatican territory, covering almost 50 acres (20 hectares). The gardens became established during Baroque and Renaissance times, with legend having it that the Vatican gardens were spread with earth brought from Golgotha by Saint Helena. The tour also includes the Gallery of the Candelabra, the Gallery of Maps, the Gallery of Tapestries, and the Sistine Chapel.

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 two to three hours. You are then free to explore the rest of the Vatican independently.
  •   The audio is available in English, Italian, French, German, Spanish, Russian and Portuguese.
  •   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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