Vatican & Sistine Chapel Virtual Tour with Licensed Guide

Join a licensed guide on a fully interactive virtual tour of the Vatican, Sistine Chapel, and Saint Peter’s Basilica, filled with photos, videos, polls, and a live Q&A.

About this virtual tour

Free cancellation up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund

Duration 1 hour

Starting time 1:00 PM

Instant confirmation

Live tour guide in English


Explore the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter’s Basilica all from your computer

Listen to a Vatican expert explain the history of the treasures collected by the former popes

Admire the details of Michelangelo’s masterpieces like the Sistine Chapel Ceiling and La Pieta

Experience the grandiose beauty of Saint Peter’s Basilica from a unique perspective

Expand your knowledge with interactive polls and a live Q&A session after the tour

Full description

Discover the history, art, and stunning architecture of the Vatican, Sistine Chapel, Saint Peter’s Basilica on a fully interactive virtual 1-hour webinar led by an expert Vatican historian, making it a perfect at-home activity.

Take a digital tour that is loaded with a wide array of photos and videos of the artistic treasures collected by former popes. Hear the stories behind these masterworks, which you can’t find with a simple google search.

Explore the Gallery of Maps, which features some of the most accurate hand-drawn maps of their day and ‘step into’ the opulent Borgia Apartments, made exclusively for the Borgia Pope Alexander VI.

Admire the details of Michelangelo’s iconic Sistine Chapel Ceiling and learn the history behind this famous work, as well as others nearby like the frescoes painted by Renaissance master Sandro Botticelli.

Experience the grandiose beauty of Saint Peter’s Basilica from a unique perspective, where another of Michelangelo’s masterpieces La Pieta is on display. Listen as your guide remarks on the incredible history behind it.

At the end of your virtual tour, expand your knowledge and ask the questions you always wanted to ask about the Vatican during a live Q&A session. Invite the whole family — huddle around the computer and watch together. There will only be one login per booking, and thus the virtual tour cannot be accessed on multiple devices. Any device may be used and no special program is needed. An email will be sent the day of the activity with login information.

No webcam or microphone is needed. If you would like to interact you are welcome to, but no one will see you or hear you speak unless you choose to participate in the Q&A portion, which is only audio. Your privacy is very important.

Virtual Tour Includes

Online Virtual Tour
Vatican expert guide
Live Q&A session

Meeting point

This is a virtual online experience, upon booking you will receive an email with the registration details and link to the event.

Know before you go

All start times are in Eastern Standard Time (EST)
You will get registration details and link for the online experience upon booking
Even if you are more than one person watching from the same device, it is sufficient to select one participant while booking to access the virtual tour.

*** Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, tours, attractions, and venues in this location may be temporarily closed. Check out our travel update page for the latest information.