2 hours: 30 minutes
Vatican Museum Entrance
Welcome to an exclusive early entrance to the Vatican City – the world’s smallest country with a big impact. It’s an incredible place overflowing with art, history, and a 2000 year old tradition running across its 108 acres. The Vatican is home to the Holy See, and the venue for the world’s oldest continuous form of democratic election conducted in a room called the Sistine Chapel.
The St. Peter’s Basilica – the largest church in Christendom veneered in Marble & Mosaic from end to end showcases the mighty engineering skill of Michelangelo’s & Bernini. The highlight of the Vatican is the Sistine Chapel, the largest canvas ever painted by human hands. Michelangelo’s stunning fresco of the “ creation of Adam” and the lapis lazuli inspired “Last Judgement” should be on everyone’s bucket list. You get to see these masterpieces, along with the extensive art collection of the Vatican Museums, before the crowds!.
So don’t wait any longer – book your tour today and immerse yourself in the beauty and wonder of the Vatican.
Please note that the ticket price of €45 per person is non-refundable as they are issued under the attendee’s name. However, we are happy to refund the remaining amount for cancellations made up to 72 hours before the tour.
Witness the exquisite craftsmanship of intricate tapestries, meticulously woven in Brussels in 1531, based on the visionary sketches of the legendary artist, Raphael.
Admire the mesmerising collection of 32 frescoed maps adorning the walls of this gallery, masterfully created between 1580 and 1583. These cartographic marvels are based on the ingenious drawings of the renowned cosmographer Ignazio Dante
Experience the transcendent beauty of the Sistine Chapel, a testament to the unparalleled genius of Michelangelo. Allow yourself to be captivated by the awe-inspiring masterpieces that adorn its hallowed walls, each a shining example of the artist's divine talent.
In fulfilment of Christ's words to his apostle Peter, "You will be the rock on which I shall build my church," the world's grandest cathedral now majestically stands upon the tomb of St. Peter, bearing witness to the enduring legacy of faith and devotion.
The tour commences at the entrance of the Vatican museum. Address: 101 Viale Vaticano or in your Hotel on request.
It concludes in front of the Basilica. After the tour, you may spend more time inside the Basilica, but re-entry to the Sistine Chapel and the Museum is not permitted.
The tour requires a minimum of 1 person per booking to be conducted. The tour/activity is designed to accommodate up 8 people, but you can write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are a larger group.
On certain days the St. Peter’s Basilica could be closed due to religious ceremonies; on those occasions we will not be able to visit the Basilica and instead will conduct an extended tour of the Museum & Sistine Chapel. From March 1st till 15th of November, every Wednesday the pope appears in St. Peter’s Square from 0900 am till 12 noon. The doors of the Sistine Chapel leading to the St.Peter’s Basilica will remain closed till 1:00 pm and hence we will not be including the St. Peter’s Basilica in our Itinerary on Wednesdays’
Items such as large backpacks, pocket knives, glass bottles, wine openers, large tripods, and big bags are not allowed. They must be checked into the cloakroom.
Photography is allowed in most areas, but flash is prohibited. Taking photos inside the Sistine Chapel is strictly forbidden.
Visitors are required to remove their hats when entering holy sites.