The Vatican city tour
With the Vatican city tour you can visit one of the largest art collections in the world with masterpieces by Botticelli, Ghirlandaio, Pinturicchio and Perugino, as well as by Michelangelo
Skip the line
Duration: 3 hrs
Pick-up drop off: included
Skip the Line and visit the most important sights of the Vatican City
Free up to 24 hours in advance
Daily except Wednesday - Sunday
All tourism seasons
• Entrance fees
• English, Español, Italian Guide
• Skip-the-line access at the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica
• Pick-up and drop off service available for hotels located within the Aurelian Walls
The tour can be changed without notice due to weather and traffic. You can start the tour directly from the meeting point, or use the free collection service from your hotel. When being picked up at the hotel, it is important to verify the driver is from TRIPACA AGENCY, as at there are several companies organizing pick ups at hotels at the same time. Please refer to the Concierge for information about collection schedules. In order to improve the quality of our services and to avoid delays in the collection to each hotel, we kindly ask for your cooperation to be ready at the lobby of your hotel at the scheduled time.
Half day tour to the Vatican Museums one of the world’s largest museum complexes, containing 2,000 rooms that stretch for nearly 9 miles (15 km) inside the Vatican City.
Skip the line with your small group of no more than 12 people, stroll through the corridors to view the world’s largest private art collection, once intended exclusively for the Pope.
As your expert guide entertains you with tales of the Vatican power and intrigue, you’ll feel the Renaissance works of art come to life. Amble through Raphael’s Rooms, the four interconnecting chambers adorned with paintings by Raphael and his pupils, before visiting the breathtakingly beautiful Sistine Chapel, which is considered the Pope’s home chapel. Walk through this sacred Vatican site to see Michelangelo’s astounding frescoes, The Creation of Adam and The Last Judgment. The tour continues with St Peter’s Basilica, step inside to see why it’s so much more than just a church, and gaze in wonder at its awe-inspiring architecture and mosaics, including another Michelangelo’s masterpiece, La Pietà. Steeped in history, St. Peter’s Basilica is said to stand on the ground where St. Peter the Apostle was crucified and buried. The guide will explain the highlights of the basilica and its significance as the holiest place in Christendom. (If the St. Peter Basilica is being used for a religious ceremonie or function and entry is prohibited, the tour will be given from the outside)