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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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A note from Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel Guided Tour with St Peter's Basilica access
Access will be denied to all those with a body temperature of 37.5° C or more. Denied access will not be refunded. To enter the Vatican Museums it is obligatory to wear a mask covering the nose and mouth. Access to St. Peter's Basilica is NOT guaranteed due to the new Vatican health measurements.
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Overview
Discover the artistic masterpieces of the Vatican Museums during a half-day guided tour. See Michelangelo’s famous frescoes in the Sistine Chapel and admire artworks by Raphael, Caravaggio, and more throughout the tour. Explore Vatican City to see landmarks including the Belvedere Courtyard. Complete the experience by going inside St. Peter’s Basilica.
Itinerary
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You'll start at
Via Tunisi, 5
Via Tunisi, 5, 00192 Roma RM, Italy
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    City Rome Tours
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 2
    Vatican City
    Stop: 3 hours -
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You'll end at
Saint Peter's Square
Forum Sancti Petri, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
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Highlights
  • Maximize time at the Vatican with a guided tour
  • Go inside the Sistine Chapel to see Michelangelo’s frescoes
  • Learn about the Vatican’s architecture and history
  • Explore the interior of St. Peter’s Basilica
Important Information
Departure Point
Via Tunisi, 5, 00192 Roma RM, Italy
Duration
3h
Return Details
Saint Peter's Square, Forum Sancti Petri, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
Inclusions
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges.
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly.
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • 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.
  • Please note that St. Peter's Basilica is an active parish and is therefore subject to unforeseen closures for spiritual celebrations. In such cases we will, if possible, contact you in advance with an alternative tour time or itinerary.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled 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 30 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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Remco A wrote a review Mar. 2020
Deventer, The Netherlands17 contributions4 helpful votes
The Vatican is a must see when visiting Rome. The tour includes the Sixtin chapel, Vatican museum and the Saint Peter basilisk. The guide (Fred) is a good guide with in depth knowledge and puts a lot in perspective. One remark was the organisation. I was asked to be at the
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Date of experience: March 2020
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GPL wrote a review Mar. 2020
Djerba Island, Tunisia20 contributions8 helpful votes
Our only regret was not spending more time there... We were fortunate to enjoy the last day the museum was open until after Covid-19 passes!
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ShannonW2903 wrote a review Mar. 2020
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We went on a city rome tour on 27th February. Fred our guide was amazing, friendly, informative and very funny. He was very patient let us all get pictures and if we wanted to look at other pictures or sculptures he let us wonder off a little. We learnt so much information not
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Paul C wrote a review Mar. 2020
Leatherhead, United Kingdom38 contributions14 helpful votes
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This tour is a must for Rome, the beauty of these buildings is hard to imagine and photos don't do them justice. Knowledgeable tour guide and the tour is at a sensible pace
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jillpletcher wrote a review Feb. 2020
Barcelona, Spain1 contribution
Our family of 5 included two teenagers and a seven year old. Chiarra made the tour fun and interesting for all. She was very knowledgeable and passionate about the history on display. I wish Chiarra could have given us a tour of all of Rome!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Great experience
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I took my teenage son on this tour. Unfortunately, the tour is a bit disorganized (left late, had to navigate secur
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i have been to Rome a few times but this was my first guided tour. It did not disappoint ! Chiara has an unbelievab
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Unmissable tour when in Rome ..Chiara Antonelli was an excellent tour guide!
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