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OFFICIAL VATICAN TICKETS 2024

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Make the most of your holiday time and head straight to the entrance – book your Vatican tickets online in advance! Skip the lines and spend more time exploring and less time waiting.

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Another option is to buy Vatican tickets on-site at the ticket office, but expect long lines and limited availability, as tickets are often sold out months in advance.

Vatican Tickets Official Deals – Prices & Overview

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Vatican Museum Ticket
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Vatican Museum Ticket

Visit: Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel

Sistine Chapel Ticket
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Sistine Chapel Ticket

Explore the famous Sistine Chapel and view Michelangelo's masterpieces up close.

Vatican Pass
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Vatican Pass

Skip the line access to Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel, audio guide app + other Rome attractions.

Rome & Vatican Pass
Combo deal
Rome & Vatican Pass

Visit the Vatican & Colosseum & other top Rome sights with this 2-month Combo pass.

Colosseum & Vatican Combo Ticket
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Colosseum & Vatican Combo Ticket

Get priority access to the Vatican's top sights & Colosseum.

Roma Pass
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Roma Pass

Save money & choose from 45 Rome's attractions

Castel Sant Angelo Ticket
Castel Sant Angelo Ticket

Get priority access to Rome's ancient fortress.

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€ 15,50

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Skip the Line Entrance is well worth it!

Everything worked well for us. The booking process was easy. It took just a few minutes to get in, which was important, as my elderly parents were with us. The Vatican is an incredible and large place. Luckily, we had time to spend the whole morning there, so we saw everything on our priority list. Recommended!

Stan

Great Experience!

Awesome! There was so much beauty! I expected to see some amazing artwork but was surprised to see so many incredible paintings. The Sistine Chapel was an unforgettable experience, especially seeing Michelangelo's ceiling! Getting the audio guide for the Museums was a good idea, it helped me appreciate all the masterpieces. Can't wait to visit again next summer!

Maggie

Best ticket deal for Vatican City!

It was our first time in Rome, and I am glad we got this Vatican City Pass. It was convenient and made everything so much easier. We visited Italy for a couple of days, and our top priority was visiting the Vatican. Also, we got free public transport tickets, which was helpful as we wanted to explore as much as possible. The Vatican and Rome are amazing, and this pass definitely worked for us.

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Vatican Museum Ticket

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Skip the ticket lines and explore one of the worlds largest collections of art in the Vatican Museums. You will also be able to visit the Sistine Chapel and marvel at Michelangelo's frescoes.

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Sistine Chapel Ticket

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Skip the long lines and discover the world of artistic treasures inside the Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums. With a multilingual audio guide, you will gain a deeper understanding of the frescoes on the Sistine Chapel ceiling, explore the captivating Raphael Rooms, and catch a few interesting facts about Michelangelo's life. Don't just visit the Sistine Chapel - experience all of its glory in the best way with this priority entry ticket!

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City Pass

Vatican Pass

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Are you looking for the best and budget-friendly way to explore Vatican City? Then you should buy this Vatican City Pass! With this ticket, you will get skip-the-line access to key sites in Vatican City and Rome, including the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel.

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BEST VALUE COMBO TICKET

Colosseum & Vatican Combo Ticket

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Make the most of your holiday budget and get this Vatican Pass plus Colosseum ticket, which is valid for two months. Get priority entry to the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel, and the Colosseum. You will also be able to visit the Roman Forum, Palatine Hill, and other top attractions in Rome.

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FAQ - Vatican Tickets

Why do you need Skip - the - Line ticket for the Vatican?

Avoid the long queues: The Vatican is a popular destination all year round, and long lines can sometimes stretch for hours. With your Skip-the-Line ticket, you can enter the Vatican without delay.
Save time: Plan ahead and avoid wasting your precious vacation moments waiting for tickets.
Enjoy convenience: Visiting the Vatican can feel confusing because it's enormous, and deciding what to visit first can be challenging, especially if you have limited time. Our Vatican Tickets offer various options tailored to fit your schedule.

How to get Vatican Tickets?

Buying Vatican tickets online is your best option if you want to plan your holidays and enjoy stress-free time while visiting the Vatican. Reserve your tickets early, as they are usually sold out months in advance. Check out our selection of Vatican Tickets, choose the one that suits you, and get straight to the priority entrance.

Do I need a tour guide for the Vatican?

With our fast-access ticket to the Vatican Museums, you will enter quickly and explore independently. If you prefer to walk at your own pace, getting a Skip the Line Vatican ticket is perfect for you. However, it can take time to decide what to see with 54 galleries, museums, and exhibition spaces within the Vatican Museums, so some planning is needed. We recommend choosing one of our  Vatican guided tours to help you feel more relaxed and avoid missing key attractions.

Can you visit Vatican Gardens on your own?

Vatican Gardens can only be visited on a guided tour. We offer a Vatican Gardens minibus tour that also includes visiting the Vatican Museums.

Can you enter the Vatican City for free?

You can visit the Vatican alone, walk through St. Peter's Square, and enter St. Peter's Basilica. However, you need to get a ticket if you want to visit other Vatican sites.

Do you need tickets to enter St. Peter’s Basilica?

While entry to St. Peter's Basilica is free, be prepared for long lines. We recommend taking a guided tour of the Basilica, which includes fast-track entry and climbing to the Dome, a major highlight that offers a panoramic view of Rome. You will also learn fascinating facts about this largest church in the world, a significant site for the Catholic Church and Christianity. If you wish to explore the Cathedral and climb to the top of the Dome for stunning views of Rome, check out our  St. Peter's Basilica Guided Tour.

How far are Vatican Museums from St. Peter's Basilica?

The Vatican Museums are close to St. Peter's Basilica. It takes around 15 minutes to walk from one site to the other. The easiest way to get from St Peter's Square to the Vatican Museums is to go to Piazza del Risorgimento. From there, continue walking along the Vatican wall, and then turn left again onto Viale Vaticano until you reach the entrance to the Vatican Museums.

Can I take photos of the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel?

You can take personal photos in the Vatican Museums but not in the Sistine Chapel. Additionally, visitors must silently enter the Sistine Chapel to respect the religious space.

Can I take food to the Vatican Museums?

Eating and drinking are not allowed in the galleries and exhibition areas. However, you can find vending machines and a cafeteria in the museums. We suggest visiting one of the many nearby restaurants and cafes before or after your Museums visit.

Is there a specific dress code for visiting the Vatican?

The Vatican is a religious state and, therefore, has a strict dress code. It is recommended to wear modest clothes that cover the knees and upper arms. Shorts or skirts above the knee, sleeveless tops, and low-cut shirts are prohibited.
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Vatican Museums Ticket

Our most popular ticket

The Vatican Museums are among the world’s largest and one of the top attractions that should be on every visitor’s itinerary. We suggest spending at least 3-4 hours there as it is huge – inside, you will find 54 museums & galleries and 1400 rooms with around 20,000  art pieces on display. If you’re short on time and can only spend 2 hours there, we advise prioritizing the most important rooms, such as the Raphael Rooms, the Borgia Apartment, The Gallery of Maps, the Spiral Staircase, and the Sistine Chapel. When you book our Vatican Museums Ticket, you select your preferred time slot. Your ticket is valid for one day, so you can stay as long as you want. Remember that you can not re-enter the Museums once you leave the premises.

Sistine Chapel Ticket

View Michelangelo’s masterpieces

Your Vatican trip isn’t complete without visiting the Sistine Chapel, a top tourist attraction in the Vatican. Built in the 15th century and named after Pope Sixtus IV, the Chapel hosts many papal ceremonies and is famous for Michelangelo’s frescoes, including the Creation of Adam and the Last Judgment. These art pieces are considered some of the best-known Renaissance masterpieces. You can enjoy the art in peace as talking isn’t allowed in the Sistine Chapel to respect the religious site and allow everyone to view the beautiful artwork peacefully. Your ticket grants access to both the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel.

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Vatican Pass

One Pass – many benefits

Getting a Vatican Pass is an easy and convenient way to ensure a comfortable Vatican experience. With over five million visitors yearly, Vatican City is a must-see destination for all travelers to Italy. Since Vatican tickets usually sell out long in advance, we recommend planning your Vatican trip wisely and securing access to the top Vatican sights on time. Your fast-track access pass will provide peace of mind and a relaxing experience, so you can focus on enjoying your holiday without waiting in long lines for tickets. Our Vatican Pass offers Skip-the-line access to the Vatican’s main attractions: the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter’s Basilica.

Everything you need to know before you visit the Vatican

Read our Vatican visiting tips to learn about the best times to visit, dress code requirements, photo policies, and other essential tips to get the most out of your visit.

Do you want more than just a Vatican ticket?

Choose one of our guided Vatican tours and get the most out of your visit!

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Vatican Museums Tour

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Experience Vatican City with our most popular tour! During your 2.5-3-hour tour with priority access, you will explore Vatican treasures with a local guide available in multiple languages.

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St. Peter’s Basilica Guided Tour

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Discover St. Peter’s Basilica and join us for a small group 1,5 hour tour of the largest church in the world. Explore the Cathedral in-depth, from its underground to the Dome, for a panoramic view of Rome.