Tour of the Vatican Museums and visit of Castel Gandolfo from Rome

Tour of the Vatican Museums and visit to the Papal residence in Castel Gandolfo

9 h
Day Trips & Excursions
difficulty Very easy
Wheelchair Not Accessible
Skip the Line!Pick up included

Visit of the Vatican Museums and excursion to Castel Gandolfo

The Vatican Museums are an unmissable port of call for any visitor to Rome. This tour combines a tour of the Museums with an amazing train ride to Castel Gandolfo, where you will visit the summer residence of the Pope: a unique experience to discover a secret place.

Tour of the Vatican Museums and visit of Castel Gandolfo from Rome highlights: 

  • Visit the wonderful Castel Gandolfo and access the Papal Apartment and the Barberini's Gardens
  • Take in a tour of the Vatican Museums without suffering the queues
  • Admire the Sistine Chapel and other masterpieces of art
  • Revel in the delights of the botanical gardens and architectural majesty
  • Relax and enjoy our tours with a specialized guide and with your skip the line tickets

No visit to Rome would be complete without taking in the Vatican Museums, avoid the stress of the endless queues with Skip the Line access and entry to the Castel Gandolfo Apostolic Palace, after a unique bus ride!

Visit Castel Gandolfo and its secret gardens

Castel Gandolfo is the Summer Residence of the Pope and it usually closed to the public: it has been recelty opened to the visits, so you will come to see a truly unique place in the world, that only a few people have visited.
You will wander through the famous Barberini's Gardens and you will access the villa-museum with multilengual audio guides. You will see paintings, relics and other curiosities.

Visit the Vatican Museums with skip the line access

Once your visit to Castel Gandolfo will be over, you will head back to Rome.
There, you will start the Vatican Museum museum visit, with your skip the line tickets. Our assistant will lead you inside the Vatican Museums, skipping all lines. There, you will be given an audio guide with detailed information meaning you will be free to enjoy the masterpieces at your own pace!

Admire the Sistine Chapel and get on board a unique train

This exclusive tour allows you to admire the Sistine ChapelRaphael’s Rooms and other incredible works of art.


• Castel Gandolfo• Vatican Museums• Sistine Chapel


• Hotel pick-up (only for hotels in the centre of Rome)• Skip the line entrance ticket to the Apostolic Palace and Barberini Gardens in Castel Gandolfo• Skip the line entrance tickets to the Vatican Museums• Audioguides (English, Italian or Spanish)• Rountrip bus from Rome to Castel Gandolfo• English speaking tour leader• Headsets for the visit to Vatican Museums


• Tips (optional)• Lunch

Meeting point: 

Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.


We suggest you wearing comfortable clothes and shoes.
The pick-up is provided only for the hotels located in the centre of Rome, so it is important to communicate the name and address of the hotel where you are staying. Please note that the pick-up service is NOT provided for private homes and B&B. The exact time of your pick-up will be communicated after the booking.
We regret to inform that this tour is not suitable for guests with wheelchairs or with impaired mobility.
Entrance into the Vatican Museums and Churches requires a strict dress code. Our company cannot be held responsible for entry denied due to improper dress.
Please note that access to St. Peter's Basilica may not be available during special events. In these cases we offer an extended itinerary inside the Vatican Museums.
Guests arriving late at the meeting point cannot be refunded.

Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability. Once your booking is confirmed we will email you a voucher. This is your ticket and proof of purchase.