We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Skip the Line Vatican, Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica Small Group Tour

Select Date and Travellers
From
US$77.97
Date
2 travellers
Highlights
    What to Expect
    Itinerary
    This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Vatican Museums, Viale Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City Italy

    The Vatican museums consist of a series of different collections which span from ancient to contemporary with a vast collection of ancient statues and renaissance works

    Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes

    Stop At: Sistine Chapel, Citta del Vaticano 1, 00120 Vatican City Italy

    The painted masterpiece by Michelangelo

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: St. Peter's Basilica, Piazza di San Pietro, 00120 Vatican City Italy

    The largest and possibly the most beautiful church in the world

    Duration: 1 hour
    Show More
    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Viale Vaticano, 100, 00192 Roma RM, Italy
    Departure Time
    2:00 PM
    Duration
    3h
    Return Details
    Saint Peter's Square, Forum Sancti Petri, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
    Inclusions
    • Art-historian guide
    • Skip the line admission tickets
    • headsets
    • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
    • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    Show More
    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • 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
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
    Reviews (23)
    Filter reviews
    18 results
    Traveller rating
    16
    1
    0
    0
    1
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    LanguageEnglish
    Traveller rating
    16
    1
    0
    0
    1
    Show reviews that mention
    All reviews highly recommend this tour excellent tour sistine chapel skip the line eva antiquities scholars commentary queue knowledge highlights vatican
    Selected filters
    FilterEnglish
    Updating list...
    1 - 5 of 18 reviews
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Wonderful and educational tour. Absolutely incredible experience touring this amazing place. We would have been overwhelmed by the crowds and process if we didn't use Once in Rome small group Vatican tour. Ribal was a wonderful guide who helped coordinate, process, educate and entertain the...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Jeff S
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    The guid was very short and didnt use her flag, I lost the group taking a picture and couldnt rejoin cause the guid didnt pay attention to her group. So I missed the whole st. Peter's basilica. She stopped and wierd spots and gave you...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Michael B
    OnceinRome, Owner at Once in Rome - Authentic Experiences, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Michael, thank you for your review, I would like to answer in detail to every point which can probably help you and others understand this tour and how it unfolds as well as on how it is organised and who are the guides that...More

    Reviewed August 19, 2019

    Had an absolutely brilliant tour of the Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter's Basillica. Booked this 3-hour tour through Viator. Our guide, Viviana, is truly a scholar and historian. She could be lecturing at the best universities in the world! Her knowledge of the...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank jillm776
    Reviewed July 6, 2019

    Once in Rome tick all the boxes! From the time I made the booking, which was easy to do, Eva followed up with me prior to the experience with precise details on where to meet, who our guide would be and what to have ready...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank 1Aroha
    Reviewed June 29, 2019

    Excellent small group tour. Eva showed great knowledge of the history and the paintings, statues etc. The small group was great as there weren't too many people for Eva to speak to / answer questions.

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank I1309WLearlgray
    View more reviews
    Questions & Answers
    Ask a question
    jovilowsgp
    December 10, 2018|
    Answer
    Response from Brooks G | Reviewed this property |
    I'm pretty sure that you will still get the full tour. During our tour Mass actually started while we were touring. Christmas eve may be a lot bigger so it would be good to confirm with the tour company. But if they list... More
    0
    Votes
    Key Details
    • Duration: 3h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Languages Offered: English
    Why Book on TripAdvisor?
    • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
    • Low Price Guarantee
    • No Booking Fees
    • Secure Payments
    • 24/7 SupportCall: