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Should you book a Vatican City Tour?

Tours of Vatican city and Vatican Museums tours are available every day. You need to choose the Vatican tour that suits you the best and pick the time and date of your tour. We strongly recommend you book your Vatican guided tour online and in advance. That way, you will avoid waiting in extremely long lines, and you'll be able to easily schedule the rest of your visit to Rome and Italy. A guided tour of the Vatican will provide you with a unique opportunity to further explore Vatican museums and the City of the Vatican itself. You'll also learn some new and exciting facts about Vatican City and Italy's history and art. So to put it in short - YES! You should book a Vatican Tour!

We've Put Together the Best Vatican Tours For You!

Let us help you find the best Vatican tour for you! Finding the best-guided tour when visiting a new place can be challenging. It seems like there are endless options online, and it can be pretty hard to choose which one will be best suited for you and your wishes. That's why we hand-picked the best of the best when it comes to the Vatican Museums and Vatican City tours. Please have a look at our curated list of Vatican tours; we are sure you'll find something you'll like!

Experience More of Vatican by going on a Vatican City Tour

Roaming around Vatican City is one of the most exciting things you could do during your visit to Italy and Rome. But you will get to know the Vatican's history and much more by going on a guided tour of the Vatican Museums. A tour of the Vatican will help you get a better experience of the Vatican City and Vatican Museums.

Recommended Vatican Tours

We've put together a selection of the Vatican tours that have something to offer to anyone. From a quick audio-guided tour to a full Vatican Museums Tour with a guide.

Vatican Tours Prices and Overview

Read more about the best 10 Vatican tours below, after this table overview

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Rome: Half-Day Angels and Demons Semi-Private Tour English / Italian / German / French € 78.07 /per person Buy Now
Skip-the-Ticket-Line Kids Fun Sistine Chapel & Vatican Tour English / German / Italian / Spanish / French € 206.97 /per person Buy Now
Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel Tour 8 languages € 44.61 /per person Buy Now
St. Peter’s Basilica Tour with Dome Climb English € 30.16 /per person Buy Now
Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel: Tour at Night English / German / French / Spanish / Portuguese / Italian € 51.88 /per person Buy Now
St. Peter’s Basilica Dome to Underground Grottoes Tour 8 languages € 50.96 /per person Buy Now
Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel: Private Tour 11 languages € 158.09 /per person Buy Now
Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel: Tour 7 languages € 39.31 /per person Buy Now
St. Peter’s Basilica with Dome Climb and Crypt English € 43.68 /per person Buy Now
Rome: St. Peter’s Basilica Guided Tour English / German / Italian € 28.08 /per person Buy Now

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If you want to explore the Vatican Museums at night:

From € 51.88

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NIGHT TOUR

Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel: Tour at Night

Get a once in a life time experience of visiting Vatican Museums and masterpieces of architecture and art they hold at night

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If you want a fun filled tour through Rome and Vatican:

From € 78.07

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SEMI-PRIVATE TOUR

Rome: Half-Day Angels and Demons Semi-Private Tour

Follow the trail left behind by Robert Langdon, protagonist of Dan Brown's bestseller, Angels and Demons, and discover Illuminati mysteries of Rome and the Vatican.

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If you want to have a private tour of the Vatican Museums:

From € 158.09

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PRIVATE TOUR

Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel: Private Tour

Together with your personal guide discover centuries of art and culture that are kept in the the Vatican museums and the Sistine Chapel.

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If you want to have fun with your whole family:

From € 206.97

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FAMILY FRIENDLY

Skip-the-Ticket-Line Kids Fun Sistine Chapel & Vatican Tour

Take a fun, family friendly and engaging tour of the Sistine Chapel, the Vatican Museums and St. Peter's Basilica.

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If you wat to explore and uncover the Vatican uderground:

From € 50.96

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UNDERGROUND TOUR

St. Peter's Basilica Dome to Underground Grottoes Tour

From the top of the St. Peter’s Basilica Dome to the underground of St. Peter’s Square explore the centuries of art and history accompanied with an expert guide.

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Experience the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel!

From € 44.61

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SKIP THE LINE

Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel Tour

Explore the Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums by skipping the ticket lines. Witness masterpieces created by Raphael, Bernini, Michelangelo and many more.

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Why Should You Book Vatican Tours With GetYourGuide?

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The best way to see all of the history and art curated inside Vatican City is by going on a guided tour!

Booking a guided tour of the Vatican Museums will give you a better insight into the world of history and art of Vatican City and Italy as a whole. A guided tour of the Vatican is the best way to explore the Vatican Museums, and it's totally worth it!

FAQ- Frequently asked questions about Vatican Tours

Can you just walk into Vatican City?

Yes! You are free to simply walk into the Vatican City. But if you want to see the Vatican Museums or St. Peter's basilica you need to buy a ticket or book a tour.

Is Sistine Chapel Free?

The entrance to the St. Peter basilica is free, but to see the Vatican Museums, which also include the Sistine chapel, You will have to pay an entrance fee.

How strict is the Vatican dress code?

The Vatican requires its visitors to follow a simple dress code. You need to cover your shoulders, and you also need to wear trousers and dresses below knee length.

How long does it take to walk around Vatican City?

Visiting the Vatican City and Vatican Museums can take you anywhere from 2-3 hours and up. That depends on how you decide to spend your time there. Since there are many things you can see and explore inside the Vatican, your visit there can last up to 5 hours as well.

Do I need to buy Vatican tickets in advance?

It is strongly recommended you buy your Vatican tickets and tours in advance. It's because all of the Vatican tickets purchased in advance are skip-the-line tickets.

Can you take pictures in the Sistine Chapel?

Taking pictures inside the Sistine Chapel is not allowed. But you can take photos of the rest of the Vatican Museums.

Is St Peter's Basilica free?

There is no entrance fee for the St Peter's Basilica, and you will not need a ticket to enter the basilica. Your only optional costs are skip-the-line tickets that enable you to skip straight to the security check or a guided tour of Vatican Museums.

Can you go to Vatican City at night?

YES! If you want to visit the Vatican at night, we suggest buying a skip-the-line ticket or booking a guided tour for a better experience of exploring the Vatican City at night.

Discover the Vatican at your own pace!

If you would prefer not to be limited by having a tour guide and take your time exploring the Vatican City and Vatican Museums? Download an audio guide and discover the beauty, art, and history of the Vatican at your own pace.

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