Early Bird Tour of Vatican Museums

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5.0 Based on 4 Reviews
  • duration 3 hours
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 5+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Starts Rome, Italy
  • Ends Rome, Italy
  • Explore the famous Vatican Museums
  • See the four Raphael Rooms which are famous for their frescoes painted by Raphael
  • Admire Michelangelo’s amazing frescoes in the Sistine Chapel
  • Visit St Peter's Basilica
Book this trip and get the opportunity to enter into the Vatican Museums one hour before the general public. Experience their incredible collections at a relaxed pace during this 3-hour-long guided tour. See major Vatican landmarks like St. Peter's Basilica and the Sistine Chapel.

Start your Vatican discovery with a trip to the Vatican Museums. Your expert, English-speaking tour guide will provide plenty of explanations and fun facts as you stroll by the most important pieces of the Vatican collection: from those in the famous Raphael Rooms, Gallery of the Tapestries and the Gallery of Maps to the Sistine Chapel, where you can admire Michelangelo’s amazing frescoes.

From the Sistine Chapel we will head for St. Peter’s Basilica using a special access and skipping long lines once again. Our guided tour continues inside the world’s most decorated church, where you can gaze at Michelangelo’s famous Pieta. Then, standing under the massive dome and looking at Bernini’s celebrated canopy, you will learn more about the basilica’s many secrets and stories.

With 12 people or less per group, we assure you that your journey through the world’s biggest museum will be personal and intimate, allowing you much more time to interact with your experienced tour guide. A headset for every guest means that you have more freedom to enjoy the beauty of these places without having to fear losing your guide's commentary.
5 - Excellent
Based on 4 reviews
Best experience!
4 - Very Good
  • Ketevan Harding
  • From USA
  • On Apr 05 2019
“Our guide was Alberto! If you are looking for the best experience in Vatican, please get this amazing person.
He is the most knowledgeable, patient, friendly, detail oriented, full of surprises. We love you Alberto and will always miss you our dear friend.”
5 - Excellent
  • Stephanie Fell
  • On Mar 13 2019
“The tour with Denis was exceptional from start to beginning! Very informative, engaging and helpful to receive a lot of information before heading into the museums. Really liked the Sistine chapel handout too. Denis is very knowledgable and passionate about the museum and the skipping the (very long) queues (!) and additional room entry perks were priceless, loved the animal sculpture and sculptures room! Would highly recommend for a unique experience and definitely one of the highlights of our Rome trip. Now off to the chapel of the dome”
Great experience!
5 - Excellent
  • Genna Guidry
  • From USA
  • On Oct 31 2018
“My husband and I had a truly wonderful time exploring The Vatican.
Our tour guide was so well informed and answered every question that came her way! What a great experience.”
Best tour!
5 - Excellent
  • Lupita Vaca
  • From USA
  • On Oct 10 2018
“Best tour Ive ever had. Sara was great, she was very knowledgeable and explained every detail in the structures! If when I do come back, I wish to do all my tours with her.”
  • Expert & entertaining English-speaking guide
  • Skip-the-line tickets
  • Pickup and drop off
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Cancellation for this product is free up to 48 hours before the chosen start date - full refund will be given. If cancelling less than 48 hours before the chosen start date no refund applies.

Other Practical InformationThere are dress codes to be followed while entering places of worship and selected 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 It is recommended you wear comfortable walking shoes and, if a rain is forecasted, bring a small umbrella as well. Large umbrellas, large bags, and selfie sticks will not be allowed into the museums.
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