Early Morning Vatican Tour With Sistine Chapel

Rome, Italy

Experience Rating
icon3 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English

Visit the Sistine Chapel without the crowds and explore the Vatican Museums and St. Peter’s Basilica on this small-group tour in Rome. The Sistine Chapel receives around 25,000 visitors daily, so most people see it in a busy setting. This tour provides early-morning access before the general public, letting you admire Michelangelo’s frescoes in a quieter atmosphere before taking you into the Vatican Museums and St. Peter’s. Entrance fees and skip-the-line access included.
  • Sistine Chapel early entrance, Vatican Museums, and St. Peter’s Basilica tour in Rome
  • Tour the Vatican Museums, seeing highlights like the Raphael Rooms and St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Avoid waiting in lines with skip-the-line access
  • Small-group tour limited to eight or fewer, with entrance fees included

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Food and drinks
Transportation to/from attractions
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

Via Leone IV, Roma RM, Italy

Departure Time

7:00 AM

Return Details

Saint Peter's Square, Forum Sancti Petri, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
Pass By:  
Vatican Museums
Early access into the museums, 1 hour before the general public, Rooms of Raphael, Hall of Maps, Ancient Sculpture Gallery, Belvedere Courtyard, Cortile della Pigna
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Sistine Chapel
The Sistine Chapel
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Basilica
St Peter Basilica
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
La Pieta
inside St Peter's Basilica
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Cortile della Pigna
Inside Vatican Museums
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Baldacchino di San Pietro, di Bernini
view inside the Basilica of Sant Pietro
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • A dress code is required to enter 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
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers

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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

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