Experience for yourself the unparalleled beauty, the ancient history, and the artistic and religious significance of the Vatican. Tour the grounds before the crowds show up and discover a magical world of paintings, sculptures, and architecture.
About this activity
- Free cancellation
- Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
- Covid-19 precautions
- Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
- Reserve now & pay later
- Reserve now & pay later to book your spot without any charges today. Learn more
- Duration 3 hours
- Check availability to see starting times.
- Skip the ticket line
- Live tour guide
Select participants and date
Meeting point may vary depending on the option booked.
What to bring
- Passport or ID card
- Sleeveless shirts
Know before you go
- During religious holidays, or on Wednesday mornings during the high season when the Pope has an audience in St. Peter's Square, the tour will only include an external guided tour of the basilica
- This tour will take place rain or shine
- All visitors must pass through airport-style security