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Small Group: Stories of the Vatican Tour + St. Peter's Basilica Access

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Uncover the captivating stories behind every masterpiece on our small group, Skip-the-Line Vatican Tour. With groups of 10 or fewe..

  • Get the stories behind the Vatican art.

  • Small groups of 10 or less. 

  • Insider guides lead the way.

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Children
(7 - 18)
09 january 2023
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Small Group: Stories of the Vatican Tour + St. Peter's Basilica Access

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About the tour

Uncover the captivating stories behind every masterpiece on our small group, Skip-the-Line Vatican Tour. With groups of 10 or fewer, breeze through the entrance, getting to know your fellow explorers before delving into the Vatican Museums.

This isn't an average Vatican tour. Your personalized itinerary unveils the stories, history, legends, and secrets behind the Museum's most cherished works. Guided by an expert English-speaking Vatican guide, you'll fully immerse yourself in the wonders of the Vatican Museums. Cap off your visit with a special entrance to the Sistine Chapel, where your guide will prepare you to marvel at Michelangelo's greatest masterpiece.

Your insider guide ensures an optimized visit on the day of your tour, guaranteeing you witness the Vatican Museum's most significant highlights. Perfect for first-timers, the tour covers key destinations like the Pinecone Courtyard, Belvedere Courtyard, Room of the Muses, Round Room, Greek Cross Room, Candelabra Gallery, Gallery of the Tapestries, and the Gallery of the Maps during a typical Vatican tour.

At the conclusion of your tour, you will enjoy skip-the-line access to St. Peter's Basilica, excluding Wednesdays and special events.

Daily except Sunday

2.5 hours - departure Various

English


what’s included
  • Get the stories behind the Vatican art.
  • Small groups of 10 or less. 
  • Insider guides lead the way.
what’s excluded
  • Get the stories behind the Vatican art.
  • Small groups of 10 or less. 
  • Insider guides lead the way.
ROVING584045

Tripadvisor 1 Jan, 2023

Great tour and guide!

Great experience, our guide was excellent throughout the whole tour.

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Itinerary

Starting Point

*THIS VOUCHER IS NOT A TICKET*

*DO NOT ATTEMPT TO REDEEM THIS VOUCHER DIRECTLY AT THE VATICAN MUSEUMS*

Plan on arriving to our meeting point at least 15 minutes in advance of your selected departure time. Meet our representative on the steps in front of Via Tunisi, 4. The steps are located at the corner with Via Sebastiano Veniero. Your Ticket Host will be holding a flag with the green EcoArt logo.


Ending Point

Vatican Museums or St. Peter's Basilica

Itineraries vary from day to day and at the discretion of your guide who will adapt your route.

This itinerary covers the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, including but not limited to: Pinecone Courtyard, Belvedere Courtyard, Room of the Muses, the Round Room, Greek Cross Room, Candelabra Gallery, Gallery of the Tapestries and the Gallery of the Maps.

When available, Skip the Line Access to St. Peter's Basilica will be automatically provided at no extra cost. No guided tour will be provided. Please note that the Basilica is a separate venue to the Vatican Museums, is free to enter and does not require a ticket. It is not possible to always guarantee access to the Basilica, which may close with little or no notice.

Additional information
  • Comfortable shoes are recommended.
  • Leave big backpacks at your hotel! Only small purses are permitted inside the Museums.
  • Something to cover your knees and shoulders.
  • Photos are allowed in almost all rooms of the Vatican Museums, except for the Sistine Chapel. Please note that bulky or clearly professional photographic or video equipment, such as tripods, large video equipments, and equipment backpacks, will not be permitted inside the Museums.


Daily except Sunday

  • We are unfortunately unable to accomodate guests with wheelchairs.
  • Guests must be able to climb and descend stairs on their own.
  • *THIS VOUCHER IS NOT A TICKET* You must redeem this voucher at the meeting time and location designed on this voucher, with one of our designed Ticket Coordinators.
  • It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes.
  • Large bags and backpacks must be checked in.
  • To enter the Vatican Museums, shoulders and knees must be covered.
  • We are unfortunately unable to accomodate guests with wheelchairs.
  • Guests must be able to climb and descend stairs on their own.

Tour goes forward rain or shine! Your Vatican Tour may be cancelled for a full refund or may be switched to a different date/time as long as your request is received no later than 24 hours before your original departure time and date. Multiple changes are permitted. To request a cancellation or change of time/date, send an e-mail to info@ecoarttravel.com.

Reviews
Stay17233993991
TripAdvisor
21 Apr, 2024
Great Experience

This was a great tour and very informative Assunta was our tour guide and she was very knowledgeable There was a lot packed into this tour which definitely made it worth it


Julie_S
Viator
20 Apr, 2024
Excellent

Ilaria was fantastic So knowledgeable informed and cordial My family and I thoroughly enjoyed the tour and left knowing so much more than we would have possibly learnt on our own


David_M
Viator
20 Apr, 2024
Vatican Joy

A wonderful and amazing tour Our guide was amazing and the tour was thorough detailed and enlightening Extremely knowledgeable and up to speed


V9966PDelainej
TripAdvisor
16 Apr, 2024
Definitely recommend

This tour was excellent Information on meeting point was good and it started on time Maria our tour guide was fabulous she provided such an informative tour with lots of additional details Definitely recommend


Navigator60850214569
TripAdvisor
15 Apr, 2024
Everyone should take this tour

We did a small group tour of the Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel with Riccardo last week and all I can say is WOW Riccardo was excellent he had extensive knowledge regarding the art and history of the museum and was an expert at navigating the crowds Most importantly he was very personable and kind especially to our 2 middle school age children even noticing when they were tired and finding them a place to sit at the end of the tour I am so glad we took this tour with Riccardo it would have been totally overwhelming without him



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