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Skip-the-Line Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel Escorted Entrance Tickets provided by Maya Tours

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Skip-the-Line Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel Escorted Entrance Tickets

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Skip the lines and gain quick access to both the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel with this priority access ticket. Explore at your own pace and follow your interests throughout the extensive collections. Spend as much time admiring the masterpieces in the Sistine Chapel as you wish during this self-guided tour.
You'll start at
Via Germanico, 16
Via Germanico, 16, 00192 Roma RM, ItalyDeparture Point: Maya Tours Address: We are at Via Germanico 16 - (almost at the corner of Via Leone IV) 00192 Roma
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    Vatican Museums
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
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    Sistine Chapel
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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You'll end at
Saint Peter's Square
Forum Sancti Petri, Città del Vaticano, Vatican CityThe Exit of the Sistine Chapel - St.Peter's Square
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  • Priority access tickets to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel
  • Maximize time spent in Rome with skip-the-line access
  • Explore at your own pace during a self-guided tour
  • See Michelangelo’s masterpieces in the Sistine Chapel
What to Expect
Explore the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel at your own pace with a priority access entrance ticket. Skip the lines and enter the Vatican Museums to see its extensive Roman and Etruscan collections, apartments decorated by Raphael, and the Gallery of Maps. Visit the iconic Sistine Chapel, known for two of Michelangelo’s masterpieces: the ceiling, depicting scenes from the Old Testament, and the wall behind the altar. The chapel also features frescoes by Botticelli and Ghirlandaio. Set out on a self-guided tour with this skip-the-line ticket.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Via Germanico, 16, 00192 Roma RM, Italy
30–60 minutes
Return Details
Saint Peter's Square, Forum Sancti Petri, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Tickets & Escorted Entrance through Security Check
  • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
  • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Live guide/Guided Tour
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • The tour reservations have strict timing. To join the tour, you are required to be at the meeting point for check-in at least 15 minutes prior to your tour departure time.
  • If you arrive late for the meeting time, it will not be possible to join the group or reschedule, unless you pay for the activity again. As per "No Show" rules you will not be entitled to a refund.
  • Knees & Shoulders MUST be covered for both men & women to enter the Sistine Chapel!
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Please note that on the day of your visit certain areas of the monument/attraction can be closed due to either religious events and national holidays.
  • Please be advised capacity regulations and security may delay the tour departure This could also influence the smooth running of the tour especially on national holidays and events.
  • Cancellations, changes or issues due to weather, security and events held by the monument are beyond our control and are directly decided by their administration team. These issues will be reviewed by us and dealt with on an individual basis but are the responsibility of the monument.
  • All visitors must pass through the monument/attraction security check please allow at least 20 minutes to clear security.
  • The exact timings and reservations can vary, dependant on the monument/attraction’s administration offices availabilities and decisions on the booking day and can be subject to last minute changes. Departure time can differ up to 20 minutes from your selected time.
  • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair.
  • Please be aware that large bags/backpacks/suitcases are not permitted in the monument/ attraction. Only very small bags are allowed. Please do not bring these items with you on the day of your tour as there are no cloakrooms at the monument.
  • Students booking a reduced ticket must have a photo ID, you must bring a photo ID to be allowed into the monument.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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sajidah a wrote a review Mar. 2020
1 contribution1 helpful vote
Our tour guide was Christina I usually explore museums at my own pace, however this time decided to do a guided tour It was well worth it Christina is a knowledgeable and engaging tour guide. You can tell she is passionate about her work at the Vatican Thank you for a
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Daniel W wrote a review Mar. 2020
2 contributions
We had Gabriel as our tour guide and he was absolutely great. Full of knowledge and passion and clearly enjoyed sharing this with us. Would highly recommend the tour and him as a guide, unbelievable place.
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Date of experience: March 2020
Bourlingueur wrote a review Feb. 2020
Albany, New York700 contributions207 helpful votes
We were standing in line to enter the Vatican Museums and we learned that in order to go from the Sistine Chapel down the stairs to St. Peter’s Basilica, you need to be part of a tour. Individuals are not allowed to do this. We spoke with a nice lady who explained the
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Date of experience: November 2019
fionalumb wrote a review Feb. 2020
Borders, United Kingdom6 contributions
We had a great tour today, it lasted about 2 1/2 hours and Gabriel guided us through the crowds with ease, showing us the significant sights and explaining everything in an interesting and fun way. He was informative and clearly proud to be showing off this part of the his city.
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Date of experience: February 2020
Ruth P wrote a review Feb. 2020
Cardiff, United Kingdom24 contributions3 helpful votes
So glad we decided to book this tour, our guide, Eugene, was so informative and passionate and great with all the children on the trip! His enthusiasm and passion gave us all an amazing experience of the beautiful treasures of the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel! Late
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By: Maya Tours
Christina was the Perfect guide for a beautiful location
Christina was an excellent tour guide with extensive knowledge of everything that she showed us. Felt super persona
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Everything was perfect,The tour guide her name Christina, she is kind and thoughtful in explanation😃
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We had a great day! Our Tour Guide Debra looked after us and made us feel welcome! She was really informative and k
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Christina is an insightful tour guide and gives a thorough overview of the Vatican
I booked a trip with Maya Tours through Carpe Diem Rome website and was able to check in at their office location m
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Great Experience, and Great Guide
My wife and I took our two boys 10 and 12 to visit the Vatican and the tour was awesome. Christina is a wonderful a
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100% Recommended
We booked this tour online through Tripadvisor after looking at reviews. Christina was our guide and did an amazing
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Vatican museum tour
Fantastic guided tour with Christina - she was so knowledgable and entertaining . The talk on Michelangelo and the
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Made history very fun and interesting!!
We took a 2.5 hour tour with christina as our tour guide and wow it didn’t feel that long at all! I was interested
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Great experience!!!
We visited the beautiful town of rome and of course wanted to visit the vatican with all of its museums,the sistine
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amazing tour with awesome tour guide
My group tour of the Vatican was fantastic, and Christina really brought the history of the area to life. She was s
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Hard to understand the guide, but worth it.
to start with I think "skip the line" was worth the money alone. I am from Sweden and thing i am pretty good in th
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Incredibly easy and informative
We arrived 10 minutes before departure and were given a sticker identifying the language tour. Other tours had diff
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Great tour guide, awful rip off company
We purchased online 2 passes and at the counter the lady told us to buy 2 additional ones for 40€ to enter the Basi
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Guides tour Vatican musueum,sistine chapel and escorted tour to St peter's basilica
Awesome guide tour with our guide Gabriel with precise details at each stop, visual references with his i pad and i
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Kristina our Tour Guide was the best
Such a beautiful way to see the Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel and St Peters Basilica. Our guide was Christina was
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