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The Complete Vatican Tour With Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel & St. Peter's Basilica

This comprehensive Vatican tour takes you deep into the Musuems with an expert guide to show you the best of the collection at a relaxed pace.

Visiting the Vatican Museums is a huge job. With 4 miles of art and lines that stretch for hours, you could easily lose a day here and still leave feeling like you didn't really see it. Here, more than anywhere in the world, we recommend that you take a guided tour. Besides from benefitting from Skip the Line tickets at both the Vatican Museums entrance and St. Peter's Basilica; you'll get a carefully-planned itinerary and an expert guide, to tell you what exactly you're looking at.

On this Complete Vatican Tour, you’ll be treated to a comprehensive view of these huge galleries. In 3.5 hours you'll see a king's ransom of religious and secular treasures - from the most influential Ancient Greek & Roman sculptures, to incredible medieval tapestries and Renaissance masterpieces.

Start your tour the Vatican Museums where the carefully traced out an itinerary takes you past the most famous rooms and treasured artifacts, including the ancient sculpture that inspired Michelangelo's depiction of God in the Sistine Chapel (the Belvedere Torso), the mythical Greek sculpture Laocoön & His Sons, the mind-boggling Gallery of the Maps (so impressive when you consider that cartographers at the time had so little to work with), the Gallery of the Tapestries, and, of course, The Raphael Rooms - considered by many to be every inch as beautiful as the Sistine Chapel.

The highlight of Tour is, of course, the Sistine Chapel, where Michelangelo's towering frescoes threaten to overwhelm most visitors. Learn about the history behind them from your expert guide and pick out details that others will miss.

After the Museums you'll take the special, group-only entrance into St. Peter's (no waiting in lines) for a full tour of Christendom's most awe-inspiring basilica. From Bernini's towering baldachin to Michelangelo's pierless Pietá, your guide will give you the inside scoop on the art and architecture that make the church such a wonder, while also telling you the 120-year story of its construction.

With skip the line access, small groups, and some of the best guides in Rome, go beyond just seeing the Vatican, and explore its most interesting corners. You’ll decode the art, architecture, and history that make it one of the city's top attractions.

Additional Information

  • Tour duration: 3.5 hours
  • Visitors under 2 years of age may participate in this tour free
  • Handbags and small backpacks (no larger than 40cm x 35cm x 25cm) may be carried in Vatican Museums
  • Please be informed that the use of selfie sticks is strictly forbidden inside the Vatican Museums, along with flash photography. However, visitors are allowed to take non-flash photographs anywhere besides the Sistine Chapel.
  • Visitors are advised to dress appropriately during the visit to the Vatican. The general rule is to ensure that shoulders and knees are covered - that applies to both men and women
    • Visitors are advised to wear trousers or a long skirt as shorts of any length are now allowed at all in St. Peter’s Basilica
    • Kindly note that hats are also not allowed in the Vatican
    • The tour operator will not be held responsible for guests who are refused entrance due to inappropriate dress so please remember to cover up 


Details

Confirmation
48 Hours
Duration
3.5 Hours
Transport
Not Included
Voucher Type
Present to Tour Operator
Amendment
7 Days Prior
Refund
7 Days Prior

Operating Hours

Tour departs at 09:45 hrs or 13:30 hrs

 

What You Get

Includes

  • Skip the Line Access tickets to the Vatican Museums
  • Skip the Line Access to St. peter's Basilica
  • Expert tour guide

Excludes

  • Personal expenses
  • Optional activity fees

How to use

  • Kindly present a printed or mobile booking confirmation to the tour operator on the day of the tour

Terms and Conditions

  • Changi Recommends and the appointed operator will not be responsible for any accidents, loss of property or damaged caused by individual negligence
  • The e-ticket/e-voucher cannot be exchanged for cash or used on more than one occasion
  • Any alteration(s) on the e-ticket/e-voucher will not be accepted by Changi Recommends and the appointed merchant
  • In the event of unforeseen circumstances that affects tour departure or ticket/voucher invalidity, customers will be notified and be advised accordingly

Cancellation Policy:

  • Tours/Experiences subject to cancellation without prior notice due to unforeseen circumstances, and (or) when there is an official request from the authorities
  • Refunds will be given to customers under these circumstances:
    • No refunds will be entertained for cancellation made 6 days or less prior the departure date
    • 50% of the amount will be refunded to customers for cancellation made at least 7 days prior the departure date
    • 80% of the amount will be refunded to customers for cancellation made at least 14 days prior the departure date
  • There will be no refunds even if included items are not utilised by the visitor
  • In the event of late comers/no show, it would be considered as cancellation and no refund will be given

Amendment Policy:

  • All amendments are subject to availability
  • Additional charges may apply for amendments

Upon purchase of the ticket, you will receive an email confirmation with e-ticket/e-voucher within two days. Tours and tickets are subjected to availability and are not confirmed until a second confirmation email is received.

How to Get There

Kindly refer to your booking confirmation for instructions and directions to the meeting point.

Item Price (SGD) Quantity
Adult
$135.00
$120.00
Age 15 and Above
Child
$125.00
$110.00
Age 2 to 14 years old

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