VIP Early Morning Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel Exclusive Small Group Tour

Rome, Italy

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

Don't lose the chance to have a remarkable and unique experience inside the Vatican Museum before the museum doors officially open.

With Exclusive Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel Privileged Early Entry guided tour, you will have the unique and exclusive experience to appreciate the Vatican majesty with nearly no one around, while the rest of the visits offered in the Vatican are held with a lot of different tourists around you.

This incredible guided tour is sorted out for a little party up to 12 people max, as though you were on a private tour!

An expert English speaking guide will peacefully lead you through the treasures hosted by one of the largest and most-visited museums of the world, where you'll get the chance to admire incredible masterpieces like Michelangelo "Last Judgment" and much more ...

Your party will enter the Vatican at 7:30 AM as indicated by the start time picked, 90 minutes before the public, and 30 minutes before the other tour organizations.

Local taxes
Professional art historian guide
Guaranteed to skip the long lines
Small group (max 12 people)
Privileged Early Mornig Fast Track entrance
Food and drinks
Hotel pick-up and drop-off
Transportation to/from attractions

Departure Point

Via Leone IV, 6, 00192 Roma RM, Italy

Departure Time

7:30 AM

Return Details

Saint Peter's Square, Forum Sancti Petri, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Square
Introduction on the Vatican City and Vatican History.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Vatican Museums
Enjoy the chance to access the Vatican Museums before everybody else. Discover the treasures hosted by one of the largest and most-visited museums of the world enriched by a huge number of masterpieces collected through time. Taking a spectacular big spiral staircase you will be introduced to the impressive greatness of the Vatican Museum. Admire the best of the ancient world visiting the Greek and Roman sculpture section. A collection of classical art masterpieces where admire the beauty of several sculpture groups, as for example the statue of Laocoön and His Sons that is one of the most famous ancient sculptures. Pass by the Chandelier Gallery, named by the several marble chandelier decorating this section. Be astonished by the elegant Tapestry gallery, wallpapered by the finest tapestry worldwide, realized by Raphael's disciples. Visit the Maps Gallery, a complete exhibition of maps representing Italy as it was seen by cartographers in 1581. Enjoy a spectacular panoramic view of the Vatican Garden and much more ...
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Sistine Chapel
You will also have the unique and exclusive experience to visit the Sistine Chapel almost alone. It's a real privilege to see it with a tiny crowd. Admire the major representatives of Italian art such as Leonardo, Perugino, Beato Angelico, and many more Towards the end of this tour, you will visit the beautiful Sistine Chapel to admire Michelangelo’s masterpiece: The Last Judgement.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Customers have a mandatory meeting time stated at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time due to managing and organizational reasons
  • This Privileged early entry is strictly limited so you must arrive on time. Anyone who arrives after their time slot cannot be accommodated or rescheduled, unless paying for the activity again.
  • No refund is due for NO SHOW or LATE ARRIVALS.
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and Vatican Museum. 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
  • To get inside the monuments it is used group ticket and not individual one. It cannot be asked just the ticket entrance.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • You must have a valid photo ID to enter the monuments (student's ID, Driver License, Passport or State ID all work.) You will be asked to also provide your name, last name and date of birth (at the beginning of the tour, if not provided beforehand.) Security may prevent you from entering the site if the information provided is not accurate and/or don't match the one on your ID.
  • Child discount is applied only with a valid ID card
  • The tour will not operate on religious holidays
  • The Basilica is often subject to sudden closures. In these cases it is not possible to guarantee access to the Basilica
  • All visitors must pass through the monument/attraction security check. It may cause a little delay in actual departure time
  • For security reasons all visitors and their luggage shall be screened. To facilitate the security checks please insert any object (including mobile phone) in the bag/backpack or in the tray to be included in the X-ray
  • Please be aware that large bags/backpacks/suitcases are not permitted in the monument/ attraction. Only very small bags are allowed. Please do not bring these items with you on the day of your tour
  • No change on a booking can be accepted after 24hrs to the starting time of the tour. In that instance, no refund will be issued.
  • For the safety of all guests, the tour operator reserves the right to refuse service to passengers who are intoxicated or show signs of intoxication. If, as a result, your tour is canceled, you will not be entitled to a refund.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities
  • 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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