Skip The Line Early Access To The Vatican & Sistine Chapel With Breakfast

Rome, Italy

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icon4 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

Enjoy the Vatican Museums before the site opens to the public. Choose one of the below options for your early morning access, including breakfast and an exclusive tour of the Vatican’s many iconic attractions. Enjoy unobstructed views and fewer crowds while touring the Sistine Chapel, the Gallery of Maps, and the Renaissance artwork inside Raphael’s Rooms. Both tour options end at St Peter’s Basilica, with VIP entrance access. Once inside, you’ll be wow’ed by art like Michelangelo’s Pieta sculpture and Bernini’s Baldacchino canopy.

Coffee and/or Tea
Skip the line Early Access

Departure Point

Viale Vaticano, Roma RM, Italy

Departure Time

7:00 AM

Return Details

Saint Peter's Square, Forum Sancti Petri, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
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Vatican Museums
You’ll get extraordinary insight into some of the greatest art in the world from classical antiquity, through the Renaissance, to present day. Learn about masterpieces by Raphael and astonishing statuary like Laocoön and His Sons.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
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Cortile della Pigna
The famous Fountain of the Pine is located in the Courtyard of the Pine. Designed by genius architect Bramante, it is one of the few Ancient Roman fountains that survives to this day. Enjoy a delicious breakfast in this incomparable atmosphere.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
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Sistine Chapel
The greatest masterpiece man has ever produced, Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel frescoes. These astonishing and unforgettable frescoes depict Old Testament scenes come alive.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
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St. Peter's Basilica
An architectural triump, St. Peter’s Basilica is possibly the grandest Catholic church on earth. The combined efforts of 4 genius architect/artists – Bernini, Bramante, Raphael and Michelangelo – synthesize for a breathtaking effect.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
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La Pieta
): Get an up close view of Michelangelo's evocative sculpture of Mary with the body of Jesus, in the serene environment of St. Peter's Basilica.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Square
Finally, you will leave the Basilica into the vast expanse of Saint Peter’s Square. From here you can see the chimney is used to announce the election of a new pope, as well as Bernini’s famous statues. After a couple more anecdotes your guide will say goodbye, leaving you to explore the square at your leisure. A perfect end to a brilliant tour of the Vatican!
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Must be on time, there are no waits for late arrivals.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • READ CAREFULLY: Because of the growing popularity of the current pope Francis and his intense activity in organising mass events in the Vatican some areas might get closed last minute without previous notice. This has already happened this year and can happen again during you Vatican tour: the Sistine chapel and/or the Basilica of Saint Peter might not be accessible. In case of such events our tour guide will provide you with a valuable alternative focusing the tour inside the Vatican museums.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.Learn more about cancellations.

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