Early Vatican Tour (Special early entrance to avoid the crowds and the lines!)

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Tour Number

Activity Level

411139


Categories

City, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture, Religious Heritage

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
This tour can be done in a wheelchair, but it has some restrictions due to the fact that the Vatican museum is hosted in very ancient buildings, which are not always accessible by people with disabilities.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (basic), Italian (fluent), Spanish (conversational)

Visit the Vatican in the best way, with no crowds and no lines!


The best way to see the Vatican? Simple! Visit the Sistine Chapel and the Vatican Museum before they open to everybody! Vatican City is the smallest state in the world, but it's also one of the most beautiful.
Unfortunately, the huge amount of people that come see the Sistine and the Museums every day can make it hard to enjoy them completely. That's why I decided to provide a VIP early access to the Vatican, so that you can be sure you'll see everything having enough personal space.
We will enter the museum at 8. 00 am, 30 minutes before the normal opening time, so that you'll have chance to walk through the Museum and the Sistine Chapel before the big crowds enter. After the Sistine Chapel we'll go to the Basilica of St. Peter, the most important and the biggest church in the world.

VATICAN DRESS CODE: knees and shoulders must be covered.
NO KNIVES, LARGE BACKPACKS OR BIG UMBRELLAS ALLOWED IN THE MUSEUM.

Itinerary

The itinerary includes the Vatican Museum, the Raphael Rooms, the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica. On Wednesday the Basilica might be closed because of the weekly papal audience, therefore it won't be included in the tour, but it will still be possibile to visit it on your own after the end of the tour, skipping the line.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Suggested by Guide: The pick up at a hotel that's outside of Rome city center, at the port or at the airport will have an extra cost.

End Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection

Duration: 3 hours

Transportation

It's a walking tour but we'll reach the Vatican by cab.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Admission Tickets

Other: - Exclusive early entrance skip-the-line tickets at 8 am. We'll skip not only the "normal" line but also the "early morning" line.

Pick up at the hotel and transportation to the Vatican included (if your hotel is in Rome city center)

Estimated Local Cash Needed

50 Euros - Cash for lunch, snacks, souvenirs.

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: - Drop off

A Recent Review of this tour

We enjoyed Giovanni's tour imensely! It was really great to get into the Vatican early. We could not believe the crowds once we exited! Very knowledgeable! Recommend highly!
Joanne Richardson

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