Vatican Museums skip the line tour with visit at St. Peter Basilica

Vatican Museums skip the line tour with visit at St. Peter Basilica

3 h
Walking Tours
difficulty Very easy
Wheelchair Not Accessible
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Guided tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's with skip-the-line admission

Take a journey to the burial place of St’ Peter, discover the holy city and be prepared to immerse yourself in one of the most stunning architectural and artistic wonders of the world with this Vatican tour.

Tours to the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica with priority access highlights: 

  • Discover the catholic Capital with an experienced guide
  • Enter the Vatican Museums and discover Raffaello’s masterpieces
  • Marvel at the most-admired ceiling, the Sistine Chapel
  • Visit the burial place of St. Peter
  • Head on over to Michelangelo’s Pieta and Bernini’s Baldachin

Tours to the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica with priority access

If you are in Rome there’s no excuse not to visit the place that is world-known for its artistic and religious confluence. Join this guided Vatican Tour to discover the mystery and the masterpieces of this little powerful town-state in the center of Rome  

Skip the line and start your Vatican City tour 

The very first highlight of the tour is the skip-the-line entrance at the Vatican Museums, which offers one of the greatest art collections including some of the most renowned works of art and architecture in the world. Walk along the Maps and Tapestries Galleries, before stepping into the Raphael rooms, where you will admire the outstanding Raffaello’s unique pieces of art such School of Athens, and the Disputation of the Holy Sacrament. Since the first room to be decorated was the pope's private library, the themes of the depictions are essentially about the disciplines of the medieval university, namely Philosophy, Theology, Jurisprudence and Poetry. Come discover how Raphael celebrated Truth, Reason and Beauty with his skillful hand.

Look up and admire the most beautiful ceiling in the world, the Sistine Chapel

Our tour also takes you to the awe-inspiring Sistine Chapel, where you can gaze up at the magnificent ceiling painted by Michelangelo, depicting the creation of Adam and other scenes from the Book of Genesis. In total there are more than 300 figures depicted on the ceiling! Michelangelo created this work in record time and it is still one of the most magnificent examples of Renaissance art of all time. You'll also have the opportunity to admire the Last Judgment fresco, which adorns the altar wall of the chapel and is considered Michelangelo’s absolute masterpiece.

Enter the most important site of Christianity

Next, we'll visit St. Peter's Basilica, the largest church in the world and a true masterpiece of Renaissance architecture. Here, you'll have the opportunity to view some of the most significant works of art in the Catholic Church, including Michelangelo's iconic Pietà sculpture, which depicts the Virgin Mary cradling the body of Jesus. This work of art is the only one Michelangelo put his signature to, and he realized the entire with just one block of marble  You'll also be able to admire the stunning Bernini's baldachin, a monumental bronze canopy that rises above the high altar and serves as a focal point of the entire basilica.
Hurry and book this tour if you want to discover the treasures and secrets of the Catholic capital without stress!