Guided tour of a day with an audience with the Pope and visit to the Vatican Museums

Full day Tour of Vatican Museums with Papal Audience with lunch

8 h
Walking Tours
difficulty Easy
Wheelchair Not Accessible
Skip the Line!Pick up includedImmediate confirmation

One day at the Vatican to attend Papal Audience and visit Museums, with pick up

Join us for this full day tour on a special occasion: the Papal audience at St. Peter’s Square or in the Audience Hall. Then we will head over for lunch in an Italian restaurant. From there, we will begin our tour of the Vatican Museums through 50 galleries and stand.

Guided tour of a day with an audience with the Pope and visit to the Vatican Museums highlights: 

  • Attend the Papal Audience at St. Peter’s Square in the morning in a full day tour
  • Soak in the grandness and wealth of the Vatican Museums
  • Be mesmerised by the hand painted ceiling and walls of the Sistine Chapel
  • Skip the entrance line into St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Learn about the Colonnade’s history in St. Peter’s Square

During this day tour you will be immersed into religion and art! In the morning, you will attend the Papal Audience at St. Peter’s Square or in the Audience Hall. After a good lunch at an italian restaurant, you and your group will move onwards to the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel. At the end of the tour your expert guide will take you to visit the St. Peter's Basilica.

A unique Papal Audience

Your full day tour will begin with a very special opportunity, that you will probably live just once in life: attending the Papal Audience, during which you will be able to see and listen to the words of the Pope. Our assistant will give you the directions and information about the location (the St.Peter's Square or the Audience Hall) and you will spend the morning there untie the end of the Papal Audience. After this unique experience, it will be time for  lunch!  The lunch in a restaurant in the surrounding area is included in the tour package to let you taste typical Italian dishes, before going on with your full day tour to the Vatican Museums

Discover Vatican Museums

Your expert guide will take you to the entrance of the the Vatican Museums, where you will avoid the queue thanks to the skip the line tickets included in the tour. Stand in the midst of the greatest art collection in the world in the Vatican Museums. Here you will see the works of the great Renaissance masters such as Michelangelo, Raphael, Caravaggio, Perugino and Bernini. Not missing the grand and stunning Sistine Chapel, hand decorated by Michelangelo: the guide will explain you the history and the details of this world-known attraction and will be available to answer to all of your questions. 

Visit of St. Peter’s Basilica

As you exit the Sistine Chapel, we will skip the entrance line into St. Peter’s Basilica where you will see the stunning Michelangelo’s La Pietà and Bernini’s Altar Baldachin. Bask in the incredible marble architecture and wealth of St. Peter’s Basilica. Our full day tour ends after a tour at St. Peter’s Square surrounded by Bernini’s Colonnade, where you can enjoy a beautiful overall view of the entire square, which is probably one of the most popular in the world! 

Other day tours in Rome

If you are interested in other full day tous in Rome,check also the Full day tour of the Ancient Rome and Vatican Museums or the Day tour of the Borghese Gallery and Vatican Museums.

  • Papal Audience
  • Vatican Museums
  • Sistine Chapel
  • St. Peter's Basilica
  • St Peter's Square
  • Admission pass to attend the Papal Audience
  • Assistant in the morning during the Audience
  • Skip the line entrance tickets to Vatican Museums
  • Professional guide
  • Headsets
  • Lunch (appetizer or salad of your choice, two different tastes of pasta, dessert, coffee, water – drinks are not included)
  • Pick-up service from centrally located hotels
  • Tips (optional)
Meeting point: 

Informazioni complete sul punto e sulle modalità di incontro, e sui numeri di telefono locali, sono presenti sul Voucher che riceverete al momento della conferma della prenotazione.


It is not permitted to enter Churches in shorts, uncovered shoulders, miniskirts.
Should St. Peter's Basilica be closed for religious ceremonies, the tour will instead include the visit of Raphael's rooms.
Only for the Papal Audience: the assistant or the guide may speak in two languages and the Group may be more then 18 pax. Accommodation during the Papal Audience is not guaranteed.Admission tickets to the Papal Audience are free.

Confirmation will be received at time of booking. You will receive a voucher. This is your ticket and proof of purchase.