Sistine Chapel and Saint Peter’s Basilica Express Tour


Tour details:

  • Typology: Private tour
  • Duration: 2.5 Hours
  • Starting time: 7.30 am, 8.30 am, 1.30 pm
  • Included: Entrance fees at Vatican Museum with reservation and priority entrance; English-speaking expert Tour Guide
  • Operating Days: Mon; Tue; Wed; Thu; Fri; Sat;
  • Meeting Point: Viale Vaticano
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PLEASE NOTE: St Peter’s Basilica is an active religious centre and is influenced by liturgical ceremonies: Therefore sudden closure of the Basilica might happen with no notice. This will not affect the Vatican Museums visit. No umbrellas or backpacks are allowed. Please cover shoulders and knees.


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The Private Sistine Chapel Express Tour with St. Peter's Basilica is the ideal tour for who wants to see the highlights of the Vatican with limited time.

Our privileged skip-the-line entrance to the Vatican Museums allow you to avoid long lines, also if you choose 7.30 starting time you will get in at 8.00: one hour before the general opening.

Choose between three different starting time and meet our expert official guide outside the Museums and start your experience straight away! The guide will bring you directly to the Sistine Chapel so you can gaze up and admire the stunning masterpiece in relative solitude.

With this 2.5 hour tour, you will see highlights of the Vatican including the Sistine Chapel, with masterpieces by the most prominent Renaissance artists including those of the immortal genius of Michelangelo.

After the museums, you will enjoy the wonders of St. Peter’s Basilica, including Michelangelo’s famous Pietà and artworks by Gianlorenzo Bernini, one of the great masters of Baroque art in Rome.

This tour offers a quick, fun and effective way to see the Vatican City without the feeling of being rushed, and is suitable for children and/or cruisers with limited time on the mainland.