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  1. Italy
  2. Lazio
  3. Rome
  4. Vatican City

Early Bird Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel, Semi-Private Tour

Product ID: 77320
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Enter the Vatican Museums an hour before the general public and experience this incredible collection at a slower pace during this semi-private Vatican tour. Enjoy the Vatican Museums through a relaxing and entertaining small group tour.
About this activity
Duration: 3 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Visit all of the most important sites of the Vatican from the famous Raphael Rooms to the Gallery of the Tapestries and the Maps
  • Admire Michelangelo’s amazing frescoes in the Sistine Chapel
  • See Michelangelo’s famous "Pieta" with skip-the-line access to St. Peter's Basilica
Full description
Once inside, you will visit the Vatican Museum’s most important sites. 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 the famous Raphael Rooms to the Gallery of the Tapestries and the Maps, all the way to the Sistine Chapel, where you will finally admire Michelangelo’s amazing frescoes.

From the Sistine Chapel, head directly into the St. Peter’s Basilica by having special access and therefore, skipping the long lines once again. Your guided tour continues inside the world’s most amazing and decorated church, where you will be amazed by Michelangelo’s famous Pieta. Then, standing in awe under the massive dome and gazing upon Bernini’s celebrated canopy, you will learn about the basilica’s many secrets and stories. 
  • Expert English-speaking guide
  • Guided tour
  • Quick entrance to the Vatican Museums
  • Visit all of the most important sites of the Vatican
  • Tickets, headsets (over 6 persons) and reservation fees
What’s Not Included
  • Transportation
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Right in front of Giuly's Cafè, Via Santamaura 3, near the entrance of the Vatican Museums.

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Admission into the basilica and the Sistine Chapel requires a dress code: knees, shoulders and backs must be covered
• Small groups of maximum 12 persons or less
• Keep a bottle of water always handy on hot summer days
• Wear comfortable walking shoes and if rain is forecasted, bring a small umbrella as well
Organized by

Together In Rome

Product ID: 77320