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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 fewer, breeze through the entrance.. Read more

  • Get the stories behind the Vatican art.

  • Small groups of 10 or less. 

  • Insider guides lead the way.

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(19+)
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
  • Tour as described
  • Skip the Line Vatican Museums entrance tickets
  • English-speaking Vatican Guide
  • Access to St. Peter's Basilica (excluding Wednesdays and special events
what’s excluded
  • Hotel pick up, drop-off
  • Gratuities
Melanie_W

Viator 20 May, 2024

The best tour we took in all of Rome

Our guide Bogdan was just wonderful We learned so much on this tour and thoroughly enjoyed every minute Highly recommend this 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
marievO74HV
TripAdvisor
04 May, 2024
Perfect Vatican tour

The only way to see the Vatican Minimal wait in lines great concise explanation of what you are see Martina was the best tour guide ever You can tell she loves her job Great sense of humor and makes sure directions are clear


Mushy20
TripAdvisor
04 May, 2024
A once in a lifetime experience

This was a once in a lifetime experience Giuseppe was our guide and he was brilliant telling us about all the incredible works of art and historical masterpieces It was so crowded but Giuseppe managed to keep us all together I would thoroughly recommend this excursion


Charles_M
Viator
04 May, 2024
Amazing Simply Amazing

We had a great time visiting the Vatican Sistine Chapel and St Peters Basilica we spent a couple extra hours at St Peters It was well worth the money to get the knowledge and skip the line access using our tour guide


catherinedC8381JT
TripAdvisor
04 May, 2024
Well organized and informative

I loved this tour It was well organized Laura was a master navigator and was so knowledgeable about the museums and history She was also warm funny and entertaining Glad we did it


anitasT1796OS
TripAdvisor
04 May, 2024
Great experience

This was a fun and interesting tour Our guide Yamona was great and very knowledgeable The meeting spot was easy to find



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