Vatican Museums, Vatican City, Italy

Vatican museums tours. Discover the magical world!

What can you do in Rome? You can visit one of the most famous places in the world – the Vatican. We offer more than fifty Vatican museums tours. Enjoy the collection of the greatest artworks in Vatican Museums! This is a real treasure of Roman sculpture masterpieces. Here you can admire Sistine Chapel, the paintings of Raphael, Leonardo da Vinci, Giorgio Vasari, the works of Giovanni Lorenzo Bernini, and see the famous papamobile.

Early Morning Vatican: Small Group Tour Max 6 People or Private

Duration: 4 hours
Get early morning access into the Vatican Museums to admire countless works, and beautiful courtyards! Together with a truly small group of only 6 participants max, or in your very own private group, you will be able to avoid the big crowds and quietly enjoy these wonderful masterpieces. The Vatican Museums is on everyone’s Rome itinerary so you can imagine it gets quite full, quite quickly. This tour guarantees the personalized and intimate feel that is only possible with our truly small group size, or in your very own private group. We believe that having an intimate experience makes ALL the difference! With your expert local guide, make your way through the vastness of the Museums, with the greatest highlights of the Papal art collection, the Raphael Rooms, the Gallery of Tapestries, the Pinecone Courtyard, and of course the exceptional Sistine Chapel. Finish with the incredible Saint Peter's Basilica.
$175.89*Per person

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Fast Track - Vatican Tour with Museums, Sistine Chapel & St. Peter's Basilica

Duration: 3 hours
See the highlights of Vatican City with an expert guide, visiting the Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel. Head inside the world’s largest collection of private art with an expert guide, and see for yourself why the Vatican is a mecca for millions of travelers. Explore intriguing sites and then visit the Sistine Chapel to see incredible frescoes by Michelangelo.
Continue your tour as you enter St. Peter’s Basilica with priority access. Admire even more Renaissance masterpieces inside the beautiful church as you appreciate Michelangelo’s ‘Pietà’ and Bernini’s altar covering. Rub the toes of the statue of St. Peter for the chance to receive some good luck!

Before you start, our multilingual staff will welcome you to our fully equipped, air-conditioned offices.
$54.21*Per person

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Vatican Night Tour - Rome

Duration: 2 hours - 2 hours
Looking for an enjoyable evening stroll? Look no further than our night tour of Rome's most significant sites. Starting from the iconic Spanish Steps, we'll take you on a journey through history, stopping at the Mausoleum of the Roman Emperor Augustus, the Ara Pacis, an altar dating back to 13 BC, and crossing over the Angels bridge to view the magnificent Castel Sant'Angelo.

The tour concludes at the breath-taking Saint Peter's Square in Vatican City, one of the world's smallest countries. This Vatican night tour is available every evening for your convenience. Please note: We don't visit the Vatican museums!

We only require a booking fee for this tour, and there are no additional charges. Our knowledgeable and experienced tour guides work solely on a tips-only basis, so please feel free to tip them appropriately if you enjoyed the tour.

Join us for an unforgettable evening exploring Rome's most stunning landmarks and experiencing the city's magical atmosphere at night.
$5.52*Per person

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Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel & St Peter’s Basilica Guided Tour

Duration: 3 hours
Spend more time inside with no-wait access to the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel & St. Peter's Basilica through an official Vatican partner entrance. On this comprehensive guided tour, you'll experience the best of the Vatican in just three hours, including the Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's Basilica, and more. Navigate the vast complex of artwork and history with an expert, who will bring this ancient collection to life. Choose from several departure times and languages.
$76.33*Per person

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Skip-the-Line Group Tour of the Vatican, Sistine Chapel & St. Peter's Basilica

Duration: 3 hours
A holiday in Rome without visiting the Vatican is like a day at the beach without swimming in the sea. See the best of the Vatican museums and gain direct entrance with skip-the-line access to the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica, while our excellent guides entertain you with stories that go with each masterpiece.

This budget-friendly tour is the best value for money for travelers that are interested in 1) seeing the museum’s highlights 2) meeting a new friend or two through your group and 3) skipping the lines (trust us, with over 6 million tourist spilling into the museum every year, you'll want it!)

Disclaimer: you will be entering the Vatican museum during one of the busiest times of the day. While the tour provides skip-the-line access, the crowds in the museum vary from day to day and some delay with security can be expected (it would be misleading for other tour operators to not tell you this!)
$38.72*Per person

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City Sightseeing Rome Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

Duration: Flexible
Let the sights of Rome unfold before you on an open-top, double-decker, hop-on hop-off bus. Climb aboard to admire top Rome attractions including the Vatican City, Colosseum and Trevi Fountain on this comprehensive tour. Enjoy 360-degree views from the open deck and hop on and off as you wish at any of the eight stops. Choose 24, 48 or 72 hours of sightseeing, and if you opt for a 24/48-hour ticket, upgrade to include entrance to Rome’s showpieces such as Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's Basilica and Colosseum.

Download now Sightseeing Experience APP: an easy and practical way to orient yourself, move, visit and discover the city.

Inside the APP you find a free walking tour of the center available in 5 languages and an interactive map that shows you the position of the buses in real time, the waiting time at each stop and your position so you can easily reach the nearest stop.
$28.76*Per person

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Skip the Line: Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel with St. Peter's Basilica Access

Duration: an hour - 8 hours
Easy and FAST Skip the Line tickets or tours for timed-entry to the Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel. Meet us at a designated meeting point near the Vatican Museums entrance to redeem your tickets and get useful advice. Then either explore on your own, and stay as long as you like until closing time. Looking for an expert guided experience? Choose a guided tour upgrade and benefit from Skip the Line Access to St. Peter's Basilica as well.
$42.04*Per person

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Semi-Private Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel & St. Peter’s Basilica Guided Tour

Duration: 3 hours
See the highlights of the world-famous Vatican Museums in one morning on this intimate, small-group Vatican walking tour! Starting early in the morning to beat the heat and crowds, you'll skip the line and head straight inside with your priority access ticket. Led by an expert Vatican guide, your comprehensive tour visits the sacred Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's Basilica and more!

Due to a new Vatican partnership, this tour provides VIP access through a reserved door, allowing you to skip all the lines – even the priority lines. Numbers are also limited to just 10 people on this unique Vatican tour, ensuring you'll see the very best of the Vatican Museums in a small-group atmosphere.
$82.97*Per person

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Skip-the-Line Tour of the Vatican, Sistine Chapel & St. Peter's | Small Group

Duration: 3 hours
Why book this tour? You visit the Vatican once in a lifetime! Skip-the-line access means you’ll have more time to explore millennia of art and history within these hallowed walls without waiting in the long general admission lines.

Explore the highlights of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter’s Basilica in a small group.

Get straight inside with skip-the-line access to see a host of treasures of the Vatican City, all with enlightening storytelling from a passionate guide.

Dive into the Vatican’s must-see attractions with the highlights you absolutely can't leave Rome without. This tour has been specifically designed to get you inside as quickly as possible with skip-the-line entry.

This is hands down the perfect tour for families traveling with small children or teens, people who "don't do" museum tours, or those who have limited time and want to see the Eternal City in less than an eternity.
$78.65*Per person

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Skip-the-Line Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel Group Tour

Duration: 2 hours
Skip the lines and see the incredible Sistine Chapel, the highlights of the Vatican’s extraordinary collections & galleries, and get direct access to St.Peter's Basilica with an expert guide.

Once you book, we organize everything. Just show up at the Maya Tours office (VIA GERMANICO, 16) at the correct time (Please arrive 10 minutes before your booked departure time) and your guide will escort you inside the Museums & provide you with your ticket.

No unnecessary waiting around! Time is important, especially when you are on vacation, so we always use fast track tickets to ensure you get inside as soon as possible.

The Vatican Museum boasts over 4 miles of Art, and a whopping 20,000 works on display, the Vatican Museums make up an impressive assemblage.

The Sistine Chapel is an impressive sanctuary boasts works by master painters like Perugino, Pinturicchio, Ghirlandaio, Rosselli, Botticelli, Signorelli, della Gatta and, of course, Michelangelo.
$49.78*Per person

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Skip the Line: Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel Admission Ticket

Duration: 3 hours
This ticket is perfect for an independent sightseer who wants to visit the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel without a tour guide but would still like to avoid the long lines that form outside this famous site. When you arrive, you’ll be escorted through a special no-wait Vatican Partner entrance before being set free to spend as much of the day as you want exploring the famous collections.
$43.14*Per person

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Skip the Line Vatican, Sistine Chapel & St. Peter's Tour | Small Group & Private

Duration: 3 hours
Experience a truly semi-private tour of max 6 people and embark on an incredible journey through the highlights of the Vatican. Accompanied by your local expert guide, enter with skip-the-line tickets and explore of one of the world's most famous museums. Along the way you'll enjoy unique sculptures, beautiful courtyards, and much more while learning all about the history of the Church, the Popes and the impressive works that adorn the museums. Be amazed while admiring the incredible beauty of Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel. Stroll through the Gallery of Maps and view the incredible tapestries, wonder at frescoes of the Raphael Rooms, and visit the breathtaking St Peter's Basilica - the final resting place of Saint Peter, and one of the holiest temples of the Roman Catholic Church. This tour provides you with a perfect overview of the Vatican in an intimate small group tour of max 6 people. A fully private tour option is available for an even more personalized experience.
$153.77*Per person

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Vatican Museums Sistine Chapel with the Basilica or Rafael Rooms

Duration: 3 hours
First, enjoy the luxury of skip-the-line tickets and bypass the stressful queues. Enter the Vatican and visit Vatican Museum, a true spectacle for everyone who visits. Your itinerary through the museum is specialized to focus on the most important parts of the site.

Next, you will visit the Sistine Chapel. Once inside you will get to marvel at this glorious place, not to mention, see in the flesh, Michelangelo's masterpiece depicting the last judgement, on the ceiling. This is a true sight to behold.

Discover the Basilica of St. Peter, the biggest church in the world or in case the Basilica is not accessibile you can enjoy the Rooms of Rafael as one of the most important Masterpieces of the Italian Renaissance
$66.37*Per person

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Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, Basilica Entry skip the line

Duration: 3 hours
Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel tour with an expert friendly guide in a small group.
Take advantage of your skip-the-line tickets and maximize your time inside this magnificent Vatican Museums. Your guide will lead you through the amazing galleries housing one of the most important art collections of the world. Art and history will be brought back to life and you will learn many stories & anecdotes through the headsets so you do not miss any words of the hidden artworks.
During your tour you will discover the Galleries of the Maps, Tapestries and Candelabra and the masterpiece of Michelangelo: The Sistine Chapel. At the end of your tour, enter the Basilica with our skip the line access (if option selected).
You will learn about the Renaissance painters: Michelangelo & Raphael and their rivalry throughout their lives.

Note: we do not give access to the Basilica on Wednesdays, during the afternoon or on closing days set by the Vatican.
$54.21*Per person

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Breakfast at the Vatican: Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel Tour

Duration: 4 hours
Embark on an extraordinary journey at the Vatican with this semi-private morning tour that includes an American-style breakfast inside the Vatican's Courtyard. You’ll explore the Vatican Museums before they open to the general public so you can admire famous sights like the Sistine Chapel in a more intimate atmosphere before finishing with skip-the-line access to St Peter’s Basilica through a reserved entrance.
$126.11*Per person

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The Original Entire Vatican Tour & St. Peter's Dome Climb

Duration: 4 hours
Less than 1% of Vatican visitors ascend St. Peter's Dome, this is a remarkable statistic so for this reason we have decided to take it from the top! Meet your expert Vatican guide by St. Peter's Square. Sacred stairs (and an elevator) will carry you up to St. Peter's Terrace from where you will see all of Rome and even the Tyrrhenian Sea! Back on terra firma you will tour the entirety of St. Peter's Basilica too. Take a break before making the short walk to our Vatican meeting point for your second tour of the Vatican City and Sistine Chapel! Get fast track access to the masterpieces which make the Vatican Museums absolutely must-see when in Rome.
$110*Per person

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Fast-Track Tour to Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel & St. Peter's

Duration: 3 hours
* Dive into Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel with your guide
* Enjoy immediate access with our priority entrance feature
* Discover the splendors of the Gallery of Tapestries and Geographical Maps
* Revel in the artistic masterpieces inside the Sistine Chapel
* Benefit from a special access route to St. Peter's Basilica (Note: Self-guided tour inside)
* Experience an exclusive tour with limited group size, with no more than 20 participants
* Opt for a convenient hotel pick-up, or reach the meeting point on your own
* Audio headsets provided, ensuring clear commentary
$86.29*Per person

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Rome in a Day Small Group Tour with Vatican and Colosseum

Duration: 7 hours
Maximize your precious and limited time on your Roman getaway with this comprehensive all-in-one tour. We believe in the importance of experiencing all of Rome’s best sights and sounds, even in one day. If you're visiting the Eternal City for just a few days, join us on our Rome in a Day tour which features the Vatican Museums, Saint Peter's Basilica, Roman Colosseum, Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona, and Pantheon. Experience Rome’s bucket list destinations with a professional, English-speaking tour guide. Skip the line tickets and transportation are included.
$197.12*Per person

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Complete Early Morning Vatican Tour | Small Group

Duration: 4 hours
Join our exclusive small group Vatican tour in the early morning, and see the sights at your own pace. Get early entrance to the Sistine Chapel, Vatican Museums & Raphael Rooms. In small groups, you’re guaranteed to have personal attention that is hard to come by at this venue.

Meet at our comfortable offices less than a block from the museum entrance where you’ll be pampered with hotel-like service, an Italian breakfast with croissant and cappuccino, and true hospitality.

Enjoy the Vatican City in a small group for personal attention from your expert storyteller guide without getting herded around.

Traveling in a small group with a top-rated English-speaking guide at the helm, you’re guaranteed an unforgettable experience at Rome's most fascinating art attraction.

To ensure all travelers a complete tour, your expert guide will bring you first to St.Peter’s Basilica to enjoy it empty!
$98.45*Per person

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Full Day Combo: Colosseum & Vatican Skip the Line Guided Tour

Duration: Flexible
Experience Rome’s headline acts, the Vatican and the Colosseum, on this full-day combo, made even better by fast-track, skip-the-line access to both attractions. With an expert guide, head inside the hallowed Vatican Museums through an exclusive, reserved entrance, beating even the Standard skip-the-line priority lines. Witness its glorious artistic treasures, including Michelangelo’s extraordinary frescos in the Sistine Chapel. After free time for lunch (own expense), skip the lines at the Colosseum and Roman Forum, with a guided tour of the stunning amphitheatre and the Forum’s evocative ruins.
$147.13*Per person

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