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Skip-the-Line Group Tour of the Vatican, Sistine Chapel & St. Peter's Basilica

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Skip-the-Line Group Tour of the Vatican, Sistine Chapel & St. Peter's Basilica

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icon3 hours  (approx.)
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Overview

Make the most of your valuable vacation time by skipping the line at the Vatican Museums. You save hours waiting by booking a group tour, and get engaging commentary from your guide as you explore. Admission is included to the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica; follow your guide on a carefully-crafted itinerary to ensure you don't miss a thing.
  • Guaranteed skip-the-line access to the Vatican Museums
  • Save tons of valuable vacation time
  • Guide provides in-depth commentary as you travel
  • Admission to all sites visited
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An expert tour guide with over 10 years of experience. Excellent story teller.
Guaranteed skip-the-line access to the Vatican Museums
Admission tickets to the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica
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Gratuities
Via Plauto, 17 , Via Plauto, 17, 00193 Roma RM, Italy

The meeting point is located in Borgo Pio, near St. Peter's square. The exact address is Via Plauto 17/A. IMPORTANT: Please check your booking for the start time of the Vatican ENGLISH tour. Arrive 20 minutes before at the meeting point ( Via Plauto 17A ) for check-in. Thank you !

St. Peter's Basilica , Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 200 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Made in Rome Tours
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Skip-the-Line Group Tour of the Vatican, Sistine Chapel & St. Peter's Basilica?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by Skip-the-Line Group Tour of the Vatican, Sistine Chapel & St. Peter's Basilica.
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What is the policy on sanitization during Skip-the-Line Group Tour of the Vatican, Sistine Chapel & St. Peter's Basilica?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
See all safety measures taken by Skip-the-Line Group Tour of the Vatican, Sistine Chapel & St. Peter's Basilica.
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What is the social distancing policy during Skip-the-Line Group Tour of the Vatican, Sistine Chapel & St. Peter's Basilica?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Skip-the-Line Group Tour of the Vatican, Sistine Chapel & St. Peter's Basilica.
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Skip-the-Line Group Tour of the Vatican, Sistine Chapel & St. Peter's Basilica?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Skip-the-Line Group Tour of the Vatican, Sistine Chapel & St. Peter's Basilica.

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star-5
Best travel guide ever!
Yu_W
, Aug 2022
Our travel guide, Marco, is the best agent we ever had. I did same tour two years ago with other tour accompany. There is no comparison. He is very knowledgeable, professional, nice and fun. We definitely will remember him and introduce other friend to him. I hope that we will be able to find him next time we come visit again. Thank you!
star-5
Great tour
Soraya_F
, Aug 2022
Great tour guide Marianne, so worth it to be able to skip the queues in the heat. Our guide was so informative. Definitely worth it.
star-5
Vatican tour
Marlene_D
, Aug 2022
Dream come true to visit the Vatican. Our tour guide was pleasant and very informative, he answered every question we had.
star-5
Great tour!!! Highlight of our trip. Marco's awesome!
Christiane_M
, Aug 2022
Marco is the best!!! This tour is the highlight of our Rome trip. Marco did great at leading us to key structures and artifacts. We learned so much in the time we spent with him. The tour itself is well organized and we had plenty of time to explore after as well.
star-1
Avoid This Tour, better to purchase at the Vatican.
Jeff_W
, Aug 2022
The meeting spot was impossible to find. The number to call was for the States and was after hours. We missed the tour due to ridiculous instructions. Other tour guides said these second hand tours have this problem all the time. I’m requesting a full refund.
star-3
Although the tour guide...
dgm088yahooca
, Aug 2022
Although the tour guide operator was knowledgeable I found it to be rushed. No time to look around and experience the tour. He didn’t have a flag and often times was easy to lose. In fact at the Sistine chapel I lost him and the group and was left on my own. Not too happy. Would I visit again yes but maybe try a different tour guide.
star-5
Great tour as advertised
Wayne_C
, Aug 2022
Everything went like clock work. Guide was fluent and awesome and knowledgeable. We would Highly recommend.
star-4
Tour guide Gabriel was...
Cheryl_H
, Aug 2022
Tour guide Gabriel was excellent. He had a vast knowledge and was open to questions. It was a crowded day and he did his best to keep the group together.
star-5
Great tour
Nancy_R
, Aug 2022
Our tour guide Marco was great! He was very knowledgeable and humorous which made our experience very enjoyable! Would definitely recommend Marco!
star-5
Skip the lines YAY!
Anthony_L
, Aug 2022
What a great tour. I am sure that everyone in our group was as satisfied with it, as we were. Do not hesitate to take this informative beautiful tour. It does take a bit of walking (about 10000 steps) but it is good exercise, with plenty of stairs but a very patient guide for us 70 year olds who move slowly. Have a ball!
star-4
Enjoyable Vatican tour full of facts and stories
K_M
, Aug 2022
Tour guide was knowledgeable and happy to answer questions from the group. Due to the crowds, standing in line, and stairs, it would have been helpful if mobility requirements would have been posted in advance. Some group members had difficulty keeping up, which slowed down the whole tour.
star-5
Excellent tour!
Patrick_O
, Aug 2022
Our guide, Claudia, was absolutely excellent. Knowledgeable, engaging, funny, and kept us on track. The forum was our favorite part. She really brought it to life.
star-5
Great tour of the Vatican
Advait_B
, Aug 2022
Philliepo was excellent. He paced the tour very well and tried his best to keep us out of the 100+ degree sun. Would highly recommend this tour.
star-5
Great tour. Highly...
Tamar_H
, Aug 2022
Great tour. Highly recommend it! We enjoyed every minute despite the heat. Our tour guide was very informative and kept us on track with enough time to explore and walk through. A must do when in Rome!
star-5
Great tour
Teresa_G
, Aug 2022
Our guide was wonderful and so knowledgable, especially about the art of the Sistine Chapel. She allowed us to slowly take in St Peter's Basilica - I appreciated the time we could take asking questions and just taking in the beauty. It was an outstandingly hot day, but our guide never seemed bothered by the heat - she just kept at her job, allowing us time in the shade when we needed it. This was a great tour.
star-5
Roberto very good tour guide
Elvira_P
, Aug 2022
Roberto was an informative and friendly tour guide. I recommend this tour if you’re wanting to spend 3 to 4 hours there.
star-5
A fantastic tour and guide
David_M
, Aug 2022
There are SO many Vatican tours available - this is one of the great ones. When we arrived at the tour office they divided us into several groups. Ours had 30 people and we all had wireless radios and earpieces to listen to our excellent guide. We went to St Peter's Basilica first and then over to the Vatican museum and Sistine Chapel. As we waited for St Peter's security, our guide shared so many excellent insights with us. The interior was stunning. It was a hot July day for us - but we managed to find as much shade as possible.
star-5
Excellent guide, saw all the highlights!
Adrianne_F
, Aug 2022
Norman was a terrific guide! We hardly waited to enter St Peter’s or the Vatican museums, it made such a difference being with the tour group. The tour of St Peter’s was awesome, I learned so much more than I have on previous trips
star-5
Excellent experience
rangana_b
, Aug 2022
The knowledge of the guide was excellent. He also showed us the tomb underneath which was not a part of the tour.would highly recommend this tour
star-1
Bad Tour Guide
Desmond_P
, Aug 2022
Horrible guide! Didn’t care if he left people behind and wasn’t there to make a good experience. When approached argued and defensive; ultimately had to switch groups more than half way through tour
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