Vatican VIP Ultimate Early Entrance

Rome, Italy

Experience Rating
    
icon3 hours  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English
Overview

The Ultimate Vatican VIP Early Entrance tour is the best you could have if you are looking for an exclusive experience. This unique guided tour is organized for a small group of 12 people only, this way you can interact with your expert English speaking guide as if you were on a private tour. Your group will enter the Vatican at 7:30 AM, one hour and a half before the general audience and 30 minutes before most of the other tour companies.

This special tour will allow you to enjoy the Vatican highlights with almost nobody around while most of the other tours offered in the Vatican are held with thousands of other tourists around you.

All Fees and Taxes
VIP Access to the Vatican museums & Sistine Chapel
A live expert guide
Personal headsets
Breakfast
Private transportation
Hotel pick up & drop off
Gratuities (recommended)

Departure Point

Via Leone IV, 6, 00192 Roma RM, Italy

Departure Time

7:30 AM

Return Details

St. Peter's Basilica, Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Via Leone IV, 6
The tour is starting from our office. Please arrive at least at 7:15 Am fro the check-in.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Sistine Chapel
You will visit the Sistine Chapel without the crowds around you, at your own pace. This is definitely the best VIP experience you could get at any Vatican tour.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Vatican Museums
You will visit the Raphael Rooms also known as the Papal apartments, which are definitely as important as the Sistine Chapel.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Vatican Museums
You will visit the 3 amazing galleries : the Gallery of the Candelabra, home to roman copies of hellenistic originals, the Gallery of the Tapestries (16th and 17th century) and the Gallery of Maps, covered with amazing frescoes of topographical maps.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Pass By:  
St. Peter's Basilica
After this you will be escorted, through a priority entrance, in St. Peters Basilica, the greatest piece of Renaissance architecture as well as being largest church in the world, to explore at your own leisure.
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • This VIP entrance is strictly limited so you must arrive on time. Anyone who arrives after their time slot cannot be accommodated or refunded
  • On Wednesday, due to the weekly Papal Audience, and on religious ceremony there is a possibility that St Peter's Basilica will be unavailable during which the access to St Peter's Basilica is closed.
  • MEETING TIME IS: 7:15 AM for the 7:30 ENTRANCE
  • NO REFUND FOR LATE ARRIVALS! EVERYONE NEEDS TO COME AT THE MEETING PLACE, 15 MINUTES PRIOR TO THE DEPARTURE TIME.
  • This VIP entrance is strictly limited so you must arrive on time. Anyone who arrives after their time slot cannot be accommodated or refunded
  • Important: Please note that large bags/backpacks/suitcases have to be checked in the Vatican cloakrooms,located at the entrance of the museums,while your tour will end up in front of the Basilica. Only very small bags are allowed.
  • Important: Shoulders and knees must be covered
  • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair.
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Pets are not allowed inside the venue
  • Most travelers can participate
  • We can’t be held responsible in case of sudden closure of the Saint Peter’s Basilica or any other room inside the Vatican Museums without notice, as this is a decision of the Vatican Administration itself and we have no control over it.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 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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