Group Tour of St. Peter’s Basilica and Vatican Museums

Tour Description

Experience the Vatican like never before with our small group tour of up to 20 people. This tour is perfect for anyone looking to get a complete overview of the Vatican, without missing its highlights.

Meeting Point and Overview of St. Peter’s Square

Meet our knowledgeable staff at our office located just a few steps away from the Vatican. Your professional and passionate guide will take you on a journey through the history of the Vatican, answering all your questions and sharing anecdotes about the building of the magnificent St. Peter’s Square and its stunning colonnade that give shape to St. Peter’s Square.

Inside St. Peter’s Basilica

Enter St. Peter’s Basilica, one of the largest and most important churches in the world. Admire the beauty of some of the most relevant artworks of all time, such as Michelangelo’s Pietà sculpture and the stunning Baldachin. Your guide will provide you with insights about the Basilica’s history and architecture.

Vatican Museums: Priority Entrance and Skip-the-Line Tickets

With skip-the-line tickets, you will maximize your time at the Vatican Museums, one of the largest art galleries in the world. Your knowledgeable guide will lead you through the museum’s main galleries, such as the Candelabra Gallery, Tapestries Gallery, and the Map Gallery.

The Sistine Chapel: Michelangelo’s Masterpieces

One of the highlights of your tour will be your visit to the Sistine Chapel, where Michelangelo’s timeless masterpieces will leave you in awe. The walls and ceiling of the chapel are all covered with stunning images, including the Last Judgement, one of Michelangelo’s most famous works.

Did you know that the Sistine Chapel is still used to choose new Popes? The chapel is connected to St. Peter’s Square by a chimney from which white smoke will come out when there is a new election, informing people outside of the result.

At the end of the tour, your guide will give you free time to visit the Basilica on your own.

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to experience the Vatican’s must-see sites with our small group tour of St. Peter’s Basilica, Vatican Museums, and Sistine Chapel. Book your tour now!

Vatican Museums
Sistine Chapel
St. Peter’s Basilica

St. Peter’s Basilica
Michelangelo’s Pietà
St. Peter’s Baldachin
Vatican Museums
Gallery of Maps
Gallery of Tapestry
Gallery of Candelabra
Sistine Chapel
Last Judgement
The Creation of Adam

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Tour's Notes

This tour is not suitable for people with hearing disability. People with hearing disabilities can contact us and we will be happy to customize a private tour.

Please note that, for disabled visitors with certified invalidity of more than 74%, the Vatican Museums offers free entry that is extended to a companion for visitors who are not self-sufficient. To benefit from this, make sure you mention it at the time of booking so that our staff may handle your request.

Please wear comfortable shoes. This tour is not wheelchair accessible.

Remember to follow the dresscode for the Vatican: you must be able to cover your shoulder and knees.

PLEASE NOTE: in case St Peter’s Basilica is closed for religious functions, you will spend longer time in the Vatican galleries with your guide. The Basilica is a Church and as such the Vatican can decide to use it for religious functions without notice.

Please note that in certain periods of summer time, or when the Vatican Museums reopen its doors after bank holidays, the museums might be busier than usual.

4 hours English-speaking guide total
Vatican skip-the-line tickets
Headsets to clearly hear your guide


Via Vespasiano 28