Skip the Line Vatican Tours

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  • Headsets Included
  • Tour Duration: 3 Hours
  • Live Tour Guide
  • Activity Effort: Moderate

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Visit the Vatican City

Visit Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel to see with an expert guide masterpieces of painting and sculpture from all time periods with our exclusive skip the line Vatican tours.

Pope Julius II founded the museums in the early 16th century. The Sistine Chapel with its ceiling decorated by Michelangelo and the Stanze della Segnatura decorated by Raphael are on the visitor route through the Vatican Museums. In 2013, they were visited by 5.5 million people, which combined makes it the 5th most visited art museum in the world.

Gladiator Tours will make sure you get quick access to see the very best of the world famous Vatican City with a skip the line access that allows you to bypass the ridiculously long tour lines that often stretch for hours. From the Vatican Museum and the Sistine Chapel to the St. Peter’s Basilica, Gladiator Tours will take you on an outstanding tour that will leave you enriched with knowledge of Vatican City’s history. 

There are 54 galleries, or salas, in total, with the Sistine Chapel, notably, being the very last sala within the Museum.

Tour one of the holiest sites in the Christendom, with exclusive skip-the-line access. Walk through the Vatican Museums, a splendid collection of the Popes, containing classic sculptures and masterpieces from all time periods.

Use this unique opportunity to admire works by important rescan artists such as Raphael, Giotto and Caravaggio. Admire Michelangelo’s breath taking ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, and visit one of the biggest and most important churches in the World, the Saint Peter’s Basilica. Learn about the history of the Vatican State, the smallest country in the World, considered also one of the most important places in the history of the human civilization.

What's included

  • Skip the Line access into the Vatican
  • All fees included
  • Live Tour Guide
  • Vatican Museums
  • Sistine Chapel
  • Saint Peter's Basilica


Large group or you need a private tour?
Adults ( 18+ years ) 63 €
Children ( 10 - 18 years ) 48 €
Children ( - 10 years ) 20 €
From 10:30 - to 2 PM Daily
Each Last Sunday of the month CLOSED
1st & 6th Jan, 19th March, 2nd April CLOSED
1st May, 29th June, 14&15th August CLOSED
1st November, 8,25&26th December CLOSED


The Vatican City is a world famous independent city-state surrounded by a lot of mysteries. It is home to the Pope, as well as numerous famous ancient Rome sculptures, paintings, and architecture. There is always a massive crowd at the famous city, as tourists travel from all over the world to tour the cultural treasure trove that is the Vatican City. 


Gladiator Tour will take you on a stress-free Vatican City Tour by making sure that you get quick entry into all the tourist sites with our skip the line tours. We strive towards making our tours as comfortable as possible, and will get you into the Vatican museum and the St. Peter’s Basilica through special entrances within minutes, instead of spending hours on the general access tour lines.

See the Best of the Vatican Museums

In addition to the skip the line access, Gladiator Tours will take you on tour with an expert guide to see the very best of the Vatican Museums, such as the sculpture of ‘Laocoon and his Sons.' Although you can take an individual tour, you will gain more insight on our tour, as you will have the chance to understand much of the Vatican City’s rich history from our expert guide, who are passionate about the history, art, and architecture of the Vatican City. Our Tour of the Vatican Museums is unhurried covering all the sights you have heard of, and a few more you might even know existed. 

Tour the Magnificent Sistine Chapel

Immediately after visiting the Vatican Museum, you will enter into the Sistine Chapel, where you will gaze upon the masterpiece that is the ‘Sistine Chapel roof and The Last Judgment,' beautifully painted by Michelangelo. Our guides will take the time to engage and entertain you with enriched details that will bring the famous artworks to life, and you will learn the stories behind each painting as well as what they mean.

Explore the Treasures of the St. Peter Basilica

After the tour of the Sistine Chapel, the tour will move on to the St. Peter’s Basilica. Although the hours available for visiting the St. Peter’s Basilica are limited, on our Vatican City tour, Gladiator Tours will ensure that you get the chance to explore the treasures of the Basilica. You will have a skip the line access here too, so you will get inside quickly through a special entrance, and can start exploring every nook and cranny of the massive church, including Michelangelo’s Pieta, St. Peter’s chair and much more. 

Skip the Lines and Make your Visit to the Famous Vatican City Incredible!

The Vatican Museum

Founded in the 16th century, the Vatican Museums are a group of Christian and art museums located in the Vatican City. It spreads across 9 miles and has over 2000 rooms that hold some of the most outstanding collections of art, artifacts, and architecture in the world. With over 20,000 artworks on display, the Vatican Museum is ranked to be the 6th most visited museum in the world. 

The Sistine Chapel

The Sistine Chapel, originally known as the Capela Magna, is the official residence of the Pope in Vatican City. Since its restoration in 1480, it has served as a religious place and a famous site of tourist attraction. The Chapel became famous as a result of the beautiful frescos painted on the ceiling of the chapel by Michelangelo. 

The St. Peter’s Basilica

The St. Peter’s Basilica, a Renaissance church built over St. Peter’s tomb, is located just outside the Vatican Museum. The Basilica, completed in 1615, is the most renowned Renaissance architecture and the biggest church in the world. Today, the St. Peter’s Basilica is a famous tourist site with incredible artworks, such as the Pieta, carved by Michelangelo, and Baldacchino designed by Bernini.

Vicolo dell'Orfeo nr 13, Roma, RM, Italia
Notice : we recommend all our customers to arrive at the meeting point with at least 15 minutes before tour starts to avoid any unnecessary complications.

Dress Code Required : The Vatican City requires a specific dress code, therefore we recommend our customers, especially for the girls and ladies while visiting Vatican to be sure that the dress code will be respected by covering their sholders and knees.

Vatican is one of the most iconic places from a religious standpoint. If you are very interested in the religious history of our society, you do want to visit Vatican and the neighboring establishment. They will offer you a good insight into the history of this location, the culture surrounding Vatican and how the catholic religion survived for many years.

Why use our Skip the Line Vatican Tours?
Normally it can take a lot of time for you to visit the Vatican. The lines are super long, which is why it can take an entire day just to visit a few places here. Our Skip the Line Vatican Tours are designed to make everything a lot more interesting experience.
When you use the Skip the Line Vatican Tours, you will get immediate access to the Vatican Museums, The St Peter’s Basilica, Sistine Chapel and many others. Thanks to our tour, you will get to see some really impressive sites like the Bramante’s Pinecone Courtyard or the Raphael Rooms. All of these go to show the amazing value you get from our tours and how impressive they can really be.
We place a lot of work and commitment into making the Skip the Line Vatican Tours a personalized and fun experience. That’s why most of the tours we create are only for small groups of people. As a result, we get to customize everything for the group to ensure that everyone has a really good time and they enjoy the entire experience no matter what happens.

Multiple visiting times
One of the advantages that come from using our Skip the Line Vatican Tours is that you get to choose the time you want to visit. Not only do you get to skip the line, you also get to choose exactly when you want to visit as well. That offers a lot of unique opportunities and it can bring in front some rather distinct results no matter the situation.

What can you expect from our tours?
The first thing you will notice is that our tour guides will make it easy for you to see everything there is to see in these locations. From the beautiful sculptures to the numerous Italian maps or vases, all of these are right in front of you and you can see them in no time. Exploring the Sistine Chapel is a surreal experience, and it definitely brings in front some really interesting results in that regard.
Visiting Vatican can be very time-consuming for a lot of people, and scheduling this type of visit can be a nightmare for a lot of people. But we are here to help and we will make the entire process as seamless as possible. It’s always hard to find the best Skip the Line Vatican Tours, however our team is here to offer you the ultimate Vatican experience. Plus, our prices are super affordable, so you will be more than happy with the results. You can contact us for any information or for ticket purchases at any given time!

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