Holy Tour: Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel tour plus Castel Sant' Angelo tour

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One day tour exploring the main religious feautures in Rome, from the ancient times until the contemporary ages. Start your activity with 3-hour skip-the-line tour of Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel, one of the most extraordinary collections of art worldwide, where admiring incredible masterpieces as Michelagelo’s "Last Jusgement" and many other frescoes and work of art. At the end of the visit you will be allowed to enjoy a special privileged entrance to St. Peter's Basilica, to be visited at your own pace as well as the Vatican Holy Caves where many popes are buried. The experience continues with an intimate (max 25 pax) 2 hours guided tour, discovering the main treasures of Castel Sant'Angelo, staying away from the crowded group tours. With your English-speaking guide, you will admire the impressive castle's architecture. Once you get inside, you will be lead through the several historical stages of the Eternal City and admire the incredible masterpieces hosted by the castle.

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Stop At: Vatican City, Vatican City, Lazio

Introduction on the Vatican City and Vatican History

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Vatican Museums, Vatican City, Lazio

Discover the treasures hosted by one of the largest and most-visited museums of the world enriched by a huge number of masterpieces collected through time.

Taking a spectacular big spiral staircase you will be introduced to the impressive greatness of the Vatican Museum.

Admire the best of the ancient world visiting the Greek and Roman sculpture section. A collection of classical art masterpieces where admire the beauty of several sculpture groups, as for example the statue of Laocoön and His Sons that is one of the most famous ancient sculptures.

Pass by the Chandelier Gallery, named by the several marble chandelier decorating this section.

Be astonished by the elegant Tapestry gallery, wallpapered by the finest tapestry worldwide, realized by Raphael's disciples.

Visit the Maps Gallery, a complete exhibition of maps representing Italy as it was seen by cartographer in 1581.

Enjoy a spectacular panoramic view of the Vatican Garden

and much more ...

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Sistine Chapel, Vatican City, Lazio

Admire the major representatives of Italian art such as Leonardo, Perugino, Beato Angelico, and many more

Towards the end of this tour you will visit the beautiful Sistine Chapel to admire Michelangelo’s masterpiece: The Last Judgement.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City, Lazio

You will visit the Basilica at your leisure, without the guide. Inside you can admire some Baroque masterpieces and the breathtaking Pietà by Michelangelo. You can also enjoy a moment of reflection in the Vatican caves.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, Rome, Lazio

An official experienced guide will escort you around the castle, showing the incredible masterpieces hosted there and telling you all about the castle's histories along with its role during the history of Rome.

Your tour will start just outside Castel Sant'Angelo, where you will find your guide. From there, you will appreciate and admire the incredible and impressive structure of the Castle and its wonderful setting.

Once you get inside, you will be impressed by the several treasures hidden there.

During the visit you will see:

Emperor Adrian's tomb

Popish apartments and bastion

Historical prisons

Michelangelo's courtyard

An amazing panoramic view from the terrace

Castel Sant'Angelo bridge

and so much more!

Duration: 2 hours

Schedule details

Departure Point:
1. Via delle Grazie, 4

2. Lungotevere Castello, 50

Departure Time:
10:00 AM
5 hours
Return Details:
Lungotevere Castello, 50, 00186 Roma RM, Italy

Pricing information


USD $153.39

Pricing information

Holy Tour: Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel tour plus Castel Sant' Angelo tour

Holy tour

  • Local taxes
  • Professional art historian guide
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
  • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
  • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Basilica
  • Entry/Admission - Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from attractions
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A minimum of 2 adults per booking is required
  • Vatican Museum groups can reach a maximum number of 25 participant
  • Castel Sant'Angelo groups can reach a maximum number of 25 participant
  • Meeting time stated 15 minutes before the schedule starting time per both tours
  • Vatican Museum tour starting time 10:00 am
  • Castel Sant'Angelo tour starting time 5:00 pm
  • Tour will not operate on religious holidays
  • This activity can be subjected to sudden closures due to religious and istitutional reasons.
  • Not recommended for participants with mobility problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not wheelchair accessible due to some difficulties in Sistine Chapel
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and the Vatican Museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Discounted rates can be applied only with a valid ID card to be shown on site
  • English only
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
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