A half-day tour in a small group to visit these two sacred sites.

Vatican & Vatacombs – Shared Tour is a flagship group Vatican tour which includes Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, special access to “Vatacombs”, the underground tombs of former Popes, and St. Peter’s Basilica in about three hours.

What does ‘shared’ mean?

Your party will not have a dedicated private guide but you’ll share a guide with others.
This means that when you reach some of the attractions, you’ll join a group of other visitors. These may not have booked with us but don’t worry, your spot is reserved and you don’t have to wait in line. You’ll only have to either show the voucher or tell the ticket desk your name. The group you’ll join can be up to 30 people but not larger than that.

Duration: approx. 3 hours

Mar 23 – Nov 3 at 08:00 AM: exc. Wed & Sun
Jun 7 – Mar 22 at 08:45 AM: exc. Wed & Sun
Mar 23 – Nov 3 at 11:00 AM: exc. Sun
Nov 5 – Mar 22 at 13:30 PM: exc. Sun
Mar 23 – Nov 3 at 13:00 PM: exc. Sun

Tour does not run on public holidays


Your visit starts with visit to the Vatican Museums, including the Round Room as well as Ancient Roman and Greek pieces in the Belvedere Courtyard. We will get you inside the Sistine Chapel quickly without hassle and unnecessary waiting.
After leaving the Sistine Chapel you will be given direct access to St. Peter’s Basilica. Inside the basilica you will see Michelangelo’s beautiful Pietà, Dome, and Bernini’s bronze Baldacchino.
In conclusion, on St. Peter’s Square, your guide will relate the origins of the Vatican City State and Swiss Guard.

This tour includes:

  • Licensed Vatican tour guide
  • Vatican Museums tour
  • Skip-the-line Vatican tickets
  • Sistine Chapel tour
  • Vatican tour
  • Peter’s Basilica tour

Not included:

  • Any kind of car/bus transfer before, during and after the tour
  • Return train tickets for Rome



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