Essential Vatican tour: Museums, St Peter’s and Sistine Chapel with skip-the-line tickets
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Note: this tour is available on various days and times of the year based on the language selected. Please check the availability on the calendar while booking your tour. The hour and date cannot be modified after final selection. The Italian tour will be available starting from April 2017 onwards. The Vatican has so many treasures that it makes sense to see it the smart way: skipping the lines and learning about the collections from a professional local guide. This tour gives you the time and access to really get the best of the Vatican. The experience includes: Skip-the-line access to the Vatican museums The artworks of Michelangelo and Raphael The famous courtyards The Gallery of Tapestries and the Gallery of the Candelabra The Sistine Chapel with expert commentary Express access to St Peter’s Basilica Michelangelo’s La Pietà St Peter’s Square and Bernini’s optical illusion The Pope’s balcony The tour ends in St Peter’s Square Please note: on Wednesdays, access to St Peter's Basilica and square may be closed at the time of the morning tour due to the Papal audience. On afternoon tours, your guide will tell you about St. Peter’s Basilica from St Peter’s Square before entering so that you are able to admire at your own pace.