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Fast Track Access Vatican Museums Sistine Chapel & St Peters Basilica Tour

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    Looking for an easy, classic tour visiting the highlights of the Vatican Museums? What about Fast Track access to all areas? This is the Vatican tour for you. Choose a tour in English, German, French or Italian for a guide that exclusively speaks your language. 
    In small groups of 20 people or less, our five-star guides will lead you straight to most important areas of the Vatican Museums. After enjoying Skip the Line access - you'll begin a classic itinerary of the must-see sights. This includes stops in the Pinecone Courtyard, the Belvedere Courtyard, Room of the Muses, the Round Room, the Candelabra Gallery, Gallery of the Tapestries and Gallery of the Maps.
    This tour culminates inside the Vatican Museums at Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel. Rules are rules, and your guide will be unable to speak while you are inside. However, your guide will prepare you for your visit to this world wonder beforehand.
    After free time in the Sistine Chapel - you'll enjoy Skip the Line passage to St. Peter's Basilica and a full guided tour inside.
    This tour ends at St. Peter's Basilica from where you will be free to explore other areas of Vatican City on your own, or spend more time inside of the Basilica.
    *Please note: Tours departing on Wednesdays do not visit the inside of St. Peter's Basilica due to the weekly Papal Audience. It is also possible that due to Papal events, some planned in advance and some at the last minute, that access to St. Peter's Basilica from the Vatican Museums will be closed or that the Basilica will be completely closed off to the public. In these cases, we will do our best to inform guests ahead of time and provide alternatives. This is not always possible, however, and in the case of a last minute interruption, extra time will be spent exploring the Vatican Museums. In such cases, no partial refunds will be provided.
    2:15PM SMALL GROUP TOUR - UPGRADE available to our 2:15PM small group departure. Choose this option for a group of 10 people or less with a dedicated guide as well as access to special rooms not available on the group tour. 
    8:00PM FRIDAY NIGHT TOUR - Available late-spring/summer only. 3  hour tour of the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel starting at 8:00PM. St. Peter's Basilica is not included in this departure. 
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    I was surprised by the great explanations and directions given prior to the trip, I easily found our guider with spare time and facility.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank smokejesus
    Reviewed July 18, 2019 via mobile

    We wanted to explore on our own so this was the perfect ticket to get us in quickly but still have our own time in the Vatican Miesums.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank singenito
    Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

    Our guide was very knowledgeable and an exceptional tour guide. Really informative and engaging. Would highly recommend this tour!

    Thank beachtime78
    Reviewed June 23, 2019

    Paolo's knowledge and stories about the true history of the Vatican was unbelievably fascinating! I almost didn't do a Vatican tour, but this one really exceeded my expectations. I'm so glad it wasn't hot in the Sistine Chapel because the crowd in there was so...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank H1439RClindap
    EcoArtTravel, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at EcoArt Travel - Rome by Segway, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2019

    Such a nice comment! Thank you for taking the time to write it on behalf of Paolo and the whole team

    Reviewed June 20, 2019

    Jeanette was very knowledgeable and provided us with a lot of interesting facts. Although it was extremely crowded, we wouldn’t have missed it for anything!

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank ClemsonFamof4
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    Deter duration is about two and a half to three hours! You could be cutting it a little close
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