Vatican Museums early-bird private tour
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Activities

Vatican Museums early-bird private tour

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Every day
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 3 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Access the Vatican Museums one and a half hours prior to its official opening
  • Enjoy a customized tour of the museums and admire the wonderful Sistine Chapel
  • Discover St. Peter's Basilica and marvel at the breathtaking Pietà by Michelangelo
What to expect

Enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime Vatican experience!

Don’t miss your opportunity to enter the Vatican Museums almost one and a half hours prior to the official Vatican opening and without having to queue thanks to your skip-the-line ticket. Make the most of a comfortable, relaxed, and crowd-free experience; discover the Sistine Chapel and stop at the Raphael Rooms, where you will admire Raphael's most famous frescoes and learn about his rivalry with Michelangelo.

Your guide will base the visit on your personal interests, uncovering legends and mysteries hidden behind every work of art and showing you world-renowned masterpieces by the genius of Renaissance. Finish your tour inside St Peter's Basilica, the shrine of Christianity and Art. Marvel at the priceless Pietà by Michelangelo and stop by the venerable tomb of Saint John Paul II and Pope Karol Wojtyla.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • What's included
    • Pick up from your accommodation in Rome
    • Blue badge certified guide
    • Private tour
    • Exclusive VIP access to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel
    • Fast entrance to St. Peter's Basilica
    What's not included
    • Drop-off service
    Where
    Meeting point:
    • This tour offers pick up service from Rome's accommodations. Please provide your pick up address at the time of booking
    What to remember
    • This tour offers pick up service from Rome's accommodations. Please provide your pick up address at the time of booking
    • This tour can accommodate people with mobility issues. Directly contact your local tour operator to arrange your tour's itinerary
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    When

    Every day at 7.20am

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    Provider
    Eyes of Rome
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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