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Don’t wait in line with other tour operators or the public. Our official Partner Entrance gets you in straight away.

No One Gets You in Earlier

Beat the crowds entering 30 minutes before other operators and 1.5 hours before the public.

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Leave everyone else behind and explore off-limit areas on our exclusive tours.

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Main attractions to be seen in the Vatican City, St. Peter's Basilica and Sistine Chapel
Faster Than Skip The Line

Sistine Chapel, Vatican Museums, and St. Peter's Basilica Tour

Thanks to our Official Vatican Partnership and Partner Entrance you can enter the Vatican Museums before others without any fuss. Our guides will take you on our most popular tour through the miles of museums to the Sistine Chapel, Raphael Rooms and St. Peter’s Basilica.

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Vatican with front view of St. Peter and Sistine Chapel
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Semi-Private Sistine Chapel, Vatican Museums & St. Peter's Basilica Tour

With a small group of 12 people, this semi-private tour is a relaxing way to explore the miles of museums in the Vatican. Enter through our official Partnership Entrance and bypass the lines to the Sistine Chapel, Raphael Rooms and St Peter's Basilica.

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St. Peter's Basilica and Colosseum, Main attractions of Rome
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Full-Day Vatican and Colosseum Combo Tour

Book two of our most popular tours together. Spend the morning with the Sistine Chapel, Vatican Museums and St. Peter's Basilica. After a break for lunch, explore ancient Rome at the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. You'll benefit from the fastest possible entrance at all these attractions, as well as amazing commentary from your guides.

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Stunning Hall of Maps Room in the Vatican Museums
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Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums Entrance Tickets

Want to visit the Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums at your own pace without a guide, but still benefit from our fastest entry via a special Official Partner entrance? This is your chance to get into the Vatican with no waiting combined with the freedom to do what you want once you're inside.

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Famous Michelangelo's fresco in the Sistine Chapel
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Express Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums Entrance Tickets

Enter 20 minutes before any other group and 1 hour and 20 minutes before the general public with our special Vatican Partner benefit. Experience the Sistine Chapel virtually alone without the large crowds. After the guided Sistine Chapel visit you can visit the Vatican Museums on your own.

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St. Peter's Square in a Papal Audience day
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Papal Audience Experience with Pope Francis

Get the most out of this once-in-a-lifetime experience with expert guide insight into the rich history and traditions of the Papacy and the Papal Audience ceremony. We secure your free tickets, guide you through the crowds and arrive early, ensuring you get the best seats available.

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Pinecone Courtyard, Breakfast at the Vatican and Sistine Chapel
Vatican Partner Benefits

VIP Early Breakfast inside the Vatican Museums with Sistine Chapel and St. Peters Basilica

Enter the Vatican before it opens to the public for a rich breakfast in the beautiful Pinecone Courtyard. Afterwards you'll embark on a guided tour of the best of the museums with the Raphael Rooms, Sistìne Chapel and more, without the crowds, topped by Skip the Line entry to St. Peter's Basilica and the Pietà.

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Vatican City and it is main attractions: St. Pete's Basilica, Sistine Chapel and Bramante Staircase in the Vatican Museums
Vatican Partner Benefits

Extended Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums Tour with Bramante Staircase and St. Peter's Basilica

Enjoy access to restricted areas and the speed of our Official Partners entrance on this complete tour of the Vatican Museums with an expert guide. See hidden gems like the Bramante Staircase, as well as the Pinacoteca, Raphael Rooms, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's and the Pietà. No Vatican tour goes deeper.

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St. Peter cathedral and the Sistine Chapel Altar
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Private Sistine Chapel, Vatican Museums and St. Peters Basilica Tour

This is the most intimate and unique way to visit the Vatican - just you and your private guide. You will have one-on-one interaction as you experience the Sistine Chapel, Vatican Museums and St. Peter's Basilica, where you can spend extra time on your own after the tour.

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Sistine Chapel frescoes painted by Michelangelo in the Vatican
VIP Early Access

Express Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's Basilica, and Vatican Crypt Tour

Enter 20 minutes before any other group and 1 hour and 20 minutes before the general public via our special Official Partner entrance so you can visit the Sistine Chapel virtually alone without the crowds. Then enjoy Skip the Line Access to St. Peter's to see the Pietà and the other artistic treasures inside.

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Early Breakfast at the Vatican with Vatican Gardens and Sistine Chapel
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Exclusive Half-Day Vatican City tour with Breakfast and Gardens

Discover the Vatican, its Museums and Gardens, in a half day like never before. With our exclusive tour, you’ll have privileged early entrance before official opening time to have breakfast, then on to an open-air bus for a tour of the grounds before going on to see the Raphael Rooms, the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica.

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Iconic St. Peter's Basilica and Sistine Chapel in the Vatican City
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Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums Night Tour

Visit the Sistine Chapel and the other treasures of the Vatican Museums during a special night opening when they are much less crowded. Follow your guide on an enchanting journey through Rome's must-see art collection and take in the history of the Vatican itself on this unique tour experience.

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Vatican with front view of St. Peter, the  Sistine Chapel altar and painting plus the Bramante Staircase
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Private Extended Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel Tour, with Bramante Staircase & St. Peter's Basilica

Treat yourself to the private version of our most comprehensive Vatican Museums tour. A private guide will show you some of this vast art collection's secret gems, like the Bramante Staircase, opened especially for your group, plus major draws like the Raphael Rooms, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica.

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Family in front of the St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican
Skip the Line

Vatican Museums Highlights for Families Tour with Sistine Chapel

Explore the Vatican Museums' best with No Wait Entry and skip the line access to St. Peter's on this specially designed 2-hour tour for families with kids aged 7-12. An expert guide will breathe life into the history of masterpieces like the Sistine Chapel and more with commentary and activities to keep your children engaged every step of the way.

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Beautiful picture of St. Peter Basilica on a summer day and a view of the marvellous garden in Castel Gandolfo
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Full-Day Tour: Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, Vatican Gardens & Pope’s Summer Residence

Take in two of Vatican City’s contrasting attractions in one day. Enter the museums with our Skip-the-Line access and gaze at the genius of the Sistine Chapel. Then board the rarely seen Vatican train for a journey to the summer residence of the popes at Castel Gandolfo where you can visit the papal apartments, bedrooms, and gardens.

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Colosseum beautifully preserved walls and Iconic St. Peter's Basilica
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Special Access Tickets: No-Wait at Vatican Museums & Colosseum with Arena Floor

Discover Rome’s most iconic sights on your terms, with our special combination ticket offer. Our unique Vatican partnership and privileged access to the Colosseum allows you to experience these famous attractions like a VIP, entering immediately and enjoying more free time than on a guided tour.

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Last Judgment show at the Auditorium della Conciliazione in Rome

The Story of Michelangelo’s Last Judgement: Live Show

Marco Balich’s Last Judgement show brings a new perspective to the world of art. It depicts the life of Michelangelo as he painted the Sistine Chapel & Last Judgement, showcased through vibrant projections, dance and music. It will enlighten you on the secrets of the Sistine Chapel while cementing itself as an enchanting theater experience.

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Why You Should Visit The Vatican with Us

St Peter's Basilica on a sunny day

For the last 15 years, we have created tours which have brought more than 1 million guests into the Vatican. We have become the only operator specializing in guided tours that has been granted the highest Official Vatican Partner status.

We have a team of passionate art historian guides with us who navigate the miles of sculptures, frescoes, and paintings in the Vatican. They have a lifelong obsession with the Vatican masterpieces and they like nothing better than sharing their expertise with others on our guided tours through the Museums.

Our Exclusive Tours

Our tours are more than history lessons. We aim to create unforgettable experiences for those who come to the Vatican. Whether you want to explore with your family, see the artworks by night, or have an early morning breakfast in the Pinecone Courtyard before the Vatican Museum doors open, we can make it happen for you.

No matter which tour you choose, you will hear the stories behind the art and create memories that stay with you long after you leave. All you need to do is get in touch and let us bring your Vatican story to life.

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We help you discover the Vatican without the crowds.

15 Years of Experience
We have guided more than 1 million people through the Vatican.

25k 5-Star Reviews
We are the highest rated, best-loved Vatican tour operator, and our reviews prove it.