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Vatican & Sistine Chapel: Guided Tour & The Dome

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Skip the line to the Vatican with pre-booked tickets! Just print your ticket, walk past the long entry lines and straight into the Vatican.


- Book from home and avoid the lines.
- Skip the long lines to the Vatican.
- Explore the Vatican Museums on your own.
- Admire the Sistine Chapel.

What can I expect?

Skip the line to the Vatican
Our Skip-the-Line Vatican ticket service has been tailored for travellers who would rather explore the Vatican City alone rather than take a tour.

Just remember to bring a map, an app, or a good guidebook as there is plenty to see and learn about!

How does it work?

How do I get my tickets?
Shortly after your booking is complete, and no later than 48 hours, you will receive your e-ticket by email. Just print it out and bring it with you to the entrance of the Vatican.

How does it work?
During high season, go to the When in Rome Tour's office close to the Vatican main entrance to change your e-ticket for your original tickets.

During low season, you can take your e-ticket directly to the Vatican.

Please find all relevant information on your e-ticket.

When can I visit the Vatican?
You can choose between two time slots: 8:30 AM or 3 PM. Please be there 15 minutes before your chosen time slot.

How long is my ticket valid?
Your ticket is only valid for the chosen date and time slot.  

You can only use your ticket once. Each site has a strict no re-entry policy.

Is there a dress code?
Yes, entrance into religious sites requires a strict dress code. Knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women. When joining a tour with When in Rome Tours’,  Ticmate cannot be held responsible for entry not prohibited due to inappropriate attire.

Important information

- This skip the line entrance ticket to the Vatican does not include St. Peter's Basilica.  
- Vatican authorities operate a strict no re-entry policy.
- Please note that there will be a quick security check at the Vatican entrance. You cannot skip this line, the line to the ticket office, however, you'll skip.

Ticket categories

Adult (18+)
Child (6-17)
Infant (0-5): Free of charge

Opening hours

You can choose between two-time slots to visit the Vatican at 8 AM or 3 PM.

From R 2 331

sat, 13 jul 2024


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Live guide

Duration: 4 hours

COVID-19 Status:
Upon arrival at the meeting address, all members of your party over the age of 12 or older must present a “Health Pass” and a valid ID, proving that you are either:
- Fully vaccinated (with an EMA-approved vaccine - first and second dose), and the second dose administered at least 14 days before your visit
- You have been tested (PCR or antigen) with a negative result within the last 48 hours.
- Or that you have recovered from COVID-19, attested by a PCR or antigen test result, at least 15 days and no more than 6 months old

Departure times

What’s included?

- St. Peter's Dome / Michelangelo's Cupola 
- Comprehensive tour of St. Peter's Basilica
- Priority access to the Vatican
- Licensed Vatican tour guide
- Tour of the Vatican Museums
- Tour of the Sistine Chapel
- Professional art historian guide


Vatican & Sistine Chapel: Guided Tour & The Dome

Largo del Colonnato 1 00193 Rom Italien


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