Early Private Tour at Vatican for families

Rome, Italy

Experience Rating
icon3 hours  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English and 6 more

The Vatican is a very popular tourist attraction and draws huge numbers of visitors daily. Avoid the crowds on this private guided tour that allows you access to the Vatican Museums before general opening hours. The tour is especially tailored toward younger visitors, to ensure they enjoy exploring the Egyptian Museum, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter's Basilica.
  • Special access to the Vatican Museums before general opening hours: Beat the crowds
  • Private tour exclusively for your party for a more personal experience
  • Specially tailored to children: Don't worry about boredom setting in
  • Get insights into the history of the Vatican from your guide

Professional, Local guide
Kid friendly guide for 3 hours
Special early access before the general opening
Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option not selected)

Departure Point

V.le Vaticano/Musei Vaticani, 00192 Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy

Departure Time

7:30 AM

Return Details

Saint Peter's Square, Forum Sancti Petri, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
Stop At:  
Vatican City
Start your 3 hour tour at 7.30 AM, just outside Vatican Museums entrance, where you will meet your private, child-friendly guide who will take care of letting you and your kids learn all about Vatican stories! This Early Tour will allow to visit Vatican Museums away from the big crowds, since it starts before general opening hours. During the visit, your guide will show you the Galleries, such as the Gallery of Maps, and the Egyptian Museum, which contains a real mummy! Kids will have an active role in the Tour and they will love discovering it!
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Sistine Chapel
Continue to the Sistine Chapel. Enter the most magnificent chapel in the world, held within the Vatican museums! You and your children will have the chance to admire the Last Judgment and the Creation of the World by Michelangelo!
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Basilica
Your private licensed guide will then take you to the breathtaking St. Peter Basilica! Kids will have a lot of fun discovering the Michelangelo's masterpiece and Bernini's Baldacchino
Duration: 40 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Square
Finally you will end your tour in one of the most famous square all over the world: St. Peter's Square!
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Kids are considered infant from 0 to 5 years old. Kids from 6 years old pay as adult.
  • 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
  • St Peter's Basilica is a church and as such the Vatican can decide to close it for religious functions without any notice. We are not responsible for unexpected closure of the Basilica. When the Basilica of St. Peter is closed for religious functions, you will spend longer time in the Vatican galleries with your guide.
  • Please note if you arrive late you might lose the entrance
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Please note that, for disabled visitors with certified invalidity of more than 74%, the Vatican Museums offers free entry that is extended to a companion for visitors who are not self-sufficient. To benefit from this, make sure you mention it at the time of booking so that our staff may handle your request.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation policy

If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.Learn more about cancellations.


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