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Vatican Tours | The Vatican Museums are organized according to different levels of depth of the boundless collections; they already give the idea that, in this city of museums, you know when you enter but not when you leave. Even just visiting the indispensable masterpieces is enough to get the impression that the pontiffs were among the most generous patrons of Italian art. The Vatican City is included in the UNESCO register and is considered a World Heritage Site. The epicenter of the Roman Catholic Church, Vatican City is one of the most visited places in the world. The Vatican City is an actual treasure chest that contains works of immense value, and among the best known we have the imposing St. Peter’s Basilica, the Sistine Chapel, and the immense Vatican Museums. In this small but incredible place, over the centuries, the greatest artists in the world have worked (Bramante, Raphael, Michelangelo, Caravaggio, and Bernini), each of whom has left traces of his passage, making this place unique.

The vastness of the rooms and the quantity of works of art on display make the help of a tourist guide necessary. Only a guided tour of the Vatican can help you better appreciate the history and be curious about the history of Christianity, the popes, and the artists who worked here.

Entering the Vatican is like discovering a parallel world in which the religious spirit and beliefs have been materially expressed with the help of stones and marbles, colors shaped by true artistic geniuses.

All our Vatican tours have been planned to allow the visitor to enjoy his visit to the fullest and have an unforgettable experience.

Explore the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Basilica, and more with our expert and passionate tour guides to discover unique masterpieces and sublime works.

Depending on the time available and what interests you most, we can customize your visit to the Vatican City.

Among the many things that you can visit, there are

• The largest and most famous Basilica in the world, St. Peter’s Basilica, houses the tombs of the Popes.

• The immense Vatican Museums, with its vibrant collection of works of art

• The Sistine Chapel, in which Michelangelo painted one of the world’s largest and most famous frescoes, Genesis and the Last Judgment.

• Guided tours of the Vatican City can last from 2 to 4 hours and include the accompaniment of an Official Tourist Guide and tickets. This way, you will have the opportunity to avoid most of the long queues when entering.

• We offer Private Guided Tours of the Vatican, and all itineraries can be customized to each visitor’s needs.

Why are there skip-the-line tickets to visit the Vatican Museums?

Guided tours of the Vatican that include skip-the-line tickets allow visitors to avoid long queues at the entrance to attractions such as the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter’s Basilica.

With our tickets, you can skip the queue and save precious time. By purchasing a guided tour with the skip-the-line entrance ticket, you won’t have to worry about looking for the ticket.

The attractions of Vatican City may close without notice, and in these cases, we will contact you to find the best alternative solution.

It is essential to respect the dress code in the Vatican and all religious places.

Is there a dress code in the Vatican that must be respected?

As in most places dedicated to religious cults, the Vatican also has a dress code to be respected by both men and women. It is essential to know that in the Vatican Museums and St. Peter’s Basilica, all visitors are asked to have their shoulders and knees covered. Considering that temperatures can be high and, therefore, very hot during the holidays, it is advisable to bring a shawl or other light clothing that can be used to cover the exposed parts of the body. It is advisable to get a light scarf to cover yourself when required. If the custodians of the Vatciano do not consider the clothing inappropriate for visiting places of worship, they can prevent access.

How and where can you meet the tour guide?

Once you have made your reservation, you will receive an e-mail confirmation, which will include all the information and a map with the exact meeting point and the time to meet the guide and begin the visit.

Can disabled people visit the Vatican museums and other attractions?

For disabled people with wheelchairs, it is possible to visit almost all the attractions with alternative routes. However, it is recommended that they book private tours with itineraries designed to optimize their visit. For more information, you can contact us.

Who are free or discounted tickets for?

Free admission is granted to children under 6 and to disabled people with disabilities greater than 76%. Reductions are given to children between 6 and 17 and students with valid university cards between 18 and 25.

If I already have tickets, can I also take part in a guided tour?

If the tickets have already been purchased, you can request a tourist guide to take a guided tour.

How can I provide a tour guide in the requested language?

We can offer guided tours in any language; send us your request.

Can I access the various attractions directly if I purchase priority entrance tickets?

When you purchase a ticket through our website, you must follow the instructions in the voucher to ensure you can access and pass the checks regularly.

Can you take photos in the Vatican Museums?

In almost all the Vatican museums and St. Peter’s Basilica, it is possible to take photos and make videos without three pods or selfie stickers. Photos or videos are forbidden in the Sistine Chapel.

If I book the wrong date and time, can I make a change?

If you book the wrong date and time, do not hesitate to contact us at info@tourinrome.com. We will do everything we can to help you.

When you purchase priority entry tickets for the Vatican Museums, can you also visit St. Peter’s Basilica?

St. Peter’s Basilica is free, and you don’t need to buy a ticket. However, if you purchase a guided tour, you can enter the Basilica without queuing unless it is closed on particular days or priority access is prohibited.

Is it acceptable to bring food and drinks into the Vatican?

It is permitted to bring food and drinks but not to consume them inside museums, galleries, churches, and basilicas.

I only want to visit the Sistine Chapel; is this possible?

The Sistine Chapel is part of the Vatican Museums, so you must purchase a skip-the-line museum ticket to visit it.

For any information regarding guided tours, do not hesitate to contact us.