Explore the world’s smallest country with this handy pass.
The Vatican City might be a tiny microstate, but it’s packed with top attractions. The Vatican City Pass is your ticket to discovering everything there is to see and do in this UNESCO World Heritage Site.
- Enjoy a guided tour of the iconic St. Peter’s Basilica – the largest church in the world.
- Save time admiring world-class art at the Vatican Museums with skip-the-line tickets.
- Gain new insight into Michelangelo’s famous frescoes in the Sistine Chapel with a comprehensive audio guide.
This pass is an essential tool for any comprehensive tour of the Vatican City. Here’s a list below of what you can enjoy with it.
St. Peter’s Basilica
St. Peter’s Basilica is the holiest building in Christendom and one of the best examples of Renaissance architecture. As well as being the largest church in the world, it’s also one of the most beautiful.
Enjoy a guided tour of this enormous basilica with an official Vatican guide. Available in either English or French, your guide will walk you through the history of the basilica, as well as some of its artistic treasures, such as Bernini’s Baldacchino and Michelangelo’s La Pietà.
The Vatican Museums
The Vatican Museums host approximately 70,000 works of art in 54 different galleries, and is one of the most popular art museums in the entire world, attracting millions of visitors each year. This can make for some very long queues to even get into the building.
Luckily, the Vatican City Pass offers skip-the-line entrance tickets that grant you access to all open galleries which you can explore at your own pace. Discover masterpieces from ancient Etruria to Renaissance Rome with works from artists such as Michelangelo, Raphael, Caravaggio, and Pinturicchio, among many others.
The Sistine Chapel
Also included in your speedy skip-the-line ticket to the Vatican Museums is access to the world-famous Sistine Chapel, the highlight of any visit.
Gaze up at the world’s most iconic set of hands in Michelangelo’s Creation of Adam, and get lost in the details of his famous fresco the Last Judgment which is painted over the altar. Don’t forget to admire the other chapel walls, painted by Botticelli, Perugino, and others.
Rome Audio Guide
Impress your friends and family with your expert knowledge of Rome after taking advantage of the City Audio Guide App by POPGuide included with your pass.
It is a comprehensive guide featuring high-quality visuals, interactive maps, and commentaries by local experts on over 130 points of interest in Rome. From top landmarks, such as the Colosseum, to hidden gems, like the Casa di Goethe, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
How Does It Work
To gain access to everything The Vatican City Pass has to offer simply book your tickets online by selecting the number of participants and the language you wish your tour to be in. You’ll then select the start date of your pass (which lasts three full days), fill out your personal details and pay online using a safe and secure payment processing system.
You’ll receive instant confirmation and the tickets to your email. You’ll also receive a personal discount code which grants you 10% off on your next booking to a nearby attraction.
After you’ve completed the booking, you can then reserve the date or timeslots for each of the activities. And voilà! All you have to do next is arrive at your designated time, show your ticket either printed out or on your smartphone, and enjoy these amazing attractions.