Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel Tickets

Bypass the general admission lines and explore the Vatican on your own

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Are you hoping to get into the Vatican faster than the long lines most tourists stand in? With our skip-the-line tickets, you can bypass the crowds that could take hours to enter the Vatican and enjoy exploring the museums at your own pace. Reserving these tickets gets you in quickly, but you won't have a dedicated guide to help you see and understand all the amazing areas within the Vatican. However, once you're inside, you can stay and wander as long as you like.

Tour Details
  • Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums Tickets
  • Visit the Vatican Museums at Your Own Pace
  • See the Sistine Chapel Up Close
  • Skip the General Admission Lines
  • See the Areas You Want to See
  • All Entrance and Reservation Fees Included

You've probably heard about the really long lines to get into top attractions in Rome. The Vatican is definitely no exception, which is why we offer travelers a chance to purchase skip-the-line Vatican tickets. These tickets do not include a tour guide who can help make the experience more memorable, but if you prefer a slower pace on your own, it might be the perfect option for you. Simply choose the most convenient starting time for you and join the shorter line! Your skip-the-line Vatican tickets include:

  • Entry to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel

  • Reserved entrance time

  • General admission line bypass (security line still required)

  • Assistance if needed from our on-site representative

Meet Our Representative Outside the Vatican Museums

Navigating the Vatican Museums can be extremely confusing, so you'll meet our friendly representative who will lead you to the correct entrance at the Vatican Museums. This is ideal for avoiding the stress of the crowds. Once inside, you are free to explore the areas in any order that you prefer on your own.

Sistine Chapel

See Michelangelo's masterpiece in all its glory. Fully completed in 1541, the ceiling in painted in stunning frescoes depicting scenes from throughout the Bible.

One of the world's most famous works of art, it is also a functioning chapel. For this reason, speaking in the chapel and photography are prohibited, but you can purchase renderings from the gift shop as keepsakes.

Please note: As the Sistine Chapel is a place of worship, everyone who enters must cover their knees and shoulders. Otherwise, you may be refused entry to this portion of your tour. A great option is to bring a shawl/scarf/sweater with you. That way, you can cover your knees and shoulders when necessary.

Vatican Museums

Over the centuries, the Vatican has developed one of Europe's most impressive collections. In addition to Michelangelo, Raphael has a strong presence of art here too. See his great works including the School of Athens, the painting that found directly on the Vatican tickets.

On the way to the Sistine Chapel, you will take in the Gallery of the Maps, Gallery of the Tapestries, and Gallery of the Candelabras. Though one can hurry through these halls on the way to the Chapel, these galleries are absolutely worth visiting in detail.

What you get with this tour
Nobody wants to wait in never ending ticket lines on their vacation. We have VIP access so you don't have to wait in line for admissions.
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easy Vatican access
26 August 2019
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Showed up to the Vatican and saw the regular line wrapping around, going farther than I could even say. You HAVE to skip the line!! This was easy, stress-free, and the Roman Guy staff was very easy to find to get our tickets.

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23 August 2019
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Extremely easy and organized. Met up with The Roman Guy at the Vatican and they gave me my tickets. Skipped the line, saw the Sistine Chapel and other great galleries. Highly recommend if you aren't looking for a full tour

Frequently Asked Questions

Where to meet?

Between Hotel Alimandi and Caffé Vaticano, at the top of the big staircase (Viale Vaticano, 100). A representative will be there holding a sign with our company name on it.

What to bring?

Cover your knees and shoulders. There's no need to dress like the people who live in Vatican City, just avoid short pants, dresses and tank tops. If you're a woman and you are wearing something that bares your shoulders, bring a shall or sweater. Comfortable shoes are always recommended for walking tours. No tripods or large backpacks can be brought into the museums, we kindly ask you to leave them at your accommodation.

Where to meet?

Between Hotel Alimandi and Caffé Vaticano, at the top of the big staircase (Viale Vaticano, 100). A representative will be there holding a sign with our company name on it.

What to bring?

Cover your knees and shoulders. There's no need to dress like the people who live in Vatican City, just avoid short pants, dresses and tank tops. If you're a woman and you are wearing something that bares your shoulders, bring a shall or sweater. Comfortable shoes are always recommended for walking tours. No tripods or large backpacks can be brought into the museums, we kindly ask you to leave them at your accommodation.

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