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Information about Vatican tickets for the Sistine Chapel & Saint Peters Basilica. If you are visiting the Vatican in Italy, you should plan to purchase tickets for the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel in advance, to avoid long public lines.

How do you get tickets for the Vatican? The most sensible way of purchasing tickets in advance is on-line via the internet. As visiting the Vatican & Sistine Chapel will probably be one of the highlights of your trip to Italy we strongly recommend taking a tour of the Vatican to get the most out of your time in the Vatican Museums.

The Vatican museums that include the fabulous Sistine Chapel by Michelangelo are open daily from Monday to Saturday, from 9 am until 6.00 pm (these opening hours may differ in lower season months).

It's no secret that there are long lines to enter the Vatican to see Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel and the other works housed in the most celebrated museum in the world! But, do you know how long those lines really are? This year a few records were broke when the public line stretched over two kilometres (around 1.5 miles).

When visiting the Vatican, don't waste your vacation standing in long lines, its best to book ahead to avoid the hassles of getting into to see the treasures of the Vatican & Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel. So how can you book reservations and tickets for the Vatican & the Sistine Chapel on line?

Very simple! You can reserve one of our tours that features the Vatican & the Sistine Chapel with one of local expert guides. The only way to truly appreciate the works of art found in the Vatican is with an expert guide who can help you to interpret these great works of art.

If you are just interested in only visiting the Vatican & the Sistine Chapel during your stay in Rome you should either book our regular small group tours of the Vatican& Sistine Chapel or a Private Tour of the Vatican & Sistine Chapel for your group and family.

If you want to enjoy a full introduction to the Eternal city of Rome for your group or family you should consider reserving our Vatican & Ancient Rome tour that combines the attractions of Ancient Rome with the Vatican & Sistine Chapel with one of our expert local guides.

When you reserve any of the above tours you won't have to worry about how to book a reservation or ticket for the Vatican to see the Sistine Chapel, because we will take care of it for you!

After visiting the Vatican Museums, take a special side entrance into Saint Peters Basilica avoiding the lines to enjoy an in-depth tour of the largest and most important church in the world.