Exclusive Breakfast at the Vatican with Early Access To The Sistine Chapel

Rome, Italy

Experience Rating
icon4 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English

This fascinating half-day tour incorporates the Vatican City’s most famous attractions, including the collection of Ancient Roman and Greek statues, Raphael’s Rooms, the Galleries of Tapestries and Maps, the Sistine Chapel, Saint Peter’s Basilica and Square and much more! Led by an expert guide, this tour includes pre-booked early access tickets ensuring you’ll avoid the queues and an amazing breakfast before exploring the treasures of the Vatican.

Local taxes
Professional art historian guide
Guaranteed to skip the long lines
Private transportation

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
Stop At:  
Cortile della Pigna
Start your day with an outdoor buffet breakfast, with Italian and American delicacies such as pastries, meats, cheese, eggs and fresh pancakes. Sip coffee and fresh orange juice in the tranquil setting of the Vatican, before the crowds arrive. After breakfast, your guide will escort you through the Vatican Museums complex while it is still closed to the public (a few other pre-booked tour groups will be the only others inside).
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Vatican Museums
Limited to only 10 people, your private tour group will visit the highlights of this vast landmark . The itinerary includes the Gallery of Maps, Gallery of Tapestries and Raphael’s Rooms.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Sistine Chapel
Then, the tour stops at the remarkable Sistine Chapel, the pope’s private place of worship, where you will gaze in awe at Michelangelo’s The Creation of Adam and The Last Judgment frescoes
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Basilica
The tour concludes inside St Peter’s Basilica, where you’ll enjoy an overview of the history of the structure’s art and architecture.
Duration: 1 hour 
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: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • READ CAREFULLY: it can happen that some areas might get closed last minute without previous notice, especially the Sistine Chapel and/or the Basilica of St Peter. In case of such events we do NOT refund NOR reschedule the tour, our tour guide will provide you with a valuable alternative focusing the tour inside the Vatican museums.
  • 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
  • Most travelers can participate
  • 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. Learn more about cancellations.

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