Guided tour

Vatican City: Art and History as Never Before Tour

Activity provider: Through Eternity Tours

Vatican City: Art and History as Never Before Tour

Activity provider: Through Eternity Tours

From US$ 104.46 per person

Take an immersive, in depth tour of the Vatican City, exploring the Vatican museum, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter's Basilica.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 5 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide


  • Explore St. Peter's Basilica
  • Visit the Pinacoteca Art Gallery
  • See the amazing Sistine Chapel ceiling
  • Glimpse inside the Raphael Rooms
Full description
Skip the lines with this special tour of the Vatican. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking art and history of the Sistine Chapel. Marvel at the great works of Michelangelo, getting an up-close look at his most ground breaking masterpieces. Go on a journey through the geniuses of the Renaissance who changed the face of Rome five centuries ago. Learn about the treasures of the Art Gallery, a treat most tourists never get to experience. Delve into the Athens School as you wander through the frescoes in Raphael's Rooms and admire The Transfiguration, the artist’s last work before his untimely death. Skip all the queues and arrive at St. Peter’s Basilica and witness the long history of the Christian faith, be moved by Michelangelo’s Pietà, the works of Bernini and other masterpieces. This is a unique and enriching experience not to be missed.
  • Skip-the-line entrance tickets
  • Professional guide
  • Food and beverages
  • Transportation
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • All participants are required to bring and wear FFP2 masks. Blue surgical masks will not be accepted

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Meeting point

The meeting point is the flower stand on the corner of Via Candia & Via Leone IV. If you wish to search for the meeting point via google maps, the address to the building in front is Viale Guilio Cesare, 237.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Passport or ID card for children

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • It is required to cover your knees and shoulders while in St. Peter's Basilica
  • Do not bring large bags or luggage
  • Wheelchairs have a separate route and can only be taken as a private tour, please notify us of your travel requirements upon booking
  • People who are fully vaccinated (vaccine plus one booster) no longer need to produce Green Passes from 1 April
  • Anyone who has not completed the full vaccination cycle must produce a negative COVID test taken within 48 hours of any entrance to museums and sites, including restaurants or bars
  • In addition, all visitors, children, and infants also, must bring copies of their passports on the day of the tour
  • The passageway between the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica is closed due to COVID, we will enter the Basilica via St. Peter's Square. This means we must pass security again and the tour length could be extended by 45 minutes on average
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It was a wonderful tour and our guide was amazing

The Vatican was breath taking but when you add our guide it made it a once in a life time experience.

May 19, 2019

Product ID: 194801