VIP Small Group Pristine Sistine with Breakfast Inside the Vatican

Rome, Italy

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

See Michelangelo’s masterpiece before the crowds arrive then enjoy a full buffet breakfast in the Pinecone Courtyard on this VIP experience of the Sistine Chapel. Also, visit the highlights of the Vatican Museums and enjoy a skip the line tour inside St. Peter’s Basilica. We designed this tour to give you the most satisfying and relaxing experience possible as you see the top treasures of one of the world’s greatest art museums.

Early Entry, Skip the Line Tickets to the Vatican Museums
Skip the line tickets to St. Peter’s Basilica
Vatican Museums Highlights Tour
Buffet Breakfast at the Vatican Museums
Expert Walks tour guide
Small groups, never more than 15 people
Hotel Pick-Up/Drop-Off

Departure Point

Bar L'Ottagona, Piazza del Risorgimento, 52, 00193 Roma RM, Italy

Departure Time

7:45 AM

Return Details

St. Peter's Basilica, Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
Stop At:  
Sistine Chapel
Gaze at the paintings of the famous Sistine Chapel without the crowds.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Basilica
Enjoy a fully guided tour of St. Peter’s Basilica. Enter St. Peter’s Basilica through a special, underground tunnel that skips the long lines out front and take a full tour of the interior that stops at Bernini’s Baldachin, Michelangelo’s Pietá, and more.
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Vatican Museums
Enjoy a relaxed breakfast in the Pinecone Courtyard of the Vatican. and take a fully guided tour of the Vatican Museums including Raphael Rooms, Belvedere Courtyard, Pinecone Courtyard, Gallery of the Candelabra, Gallery of the Maps, Gallery of the Tapestries.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Stanze di Raffaello
Once you’ve eaten your fill, we’ll head back into the museums for a tour of the most famous artifacts, including the Belvedere Torso, the Apollo Belvedere, the Laocoön Group, and the Raphael Rooms, widely considered to be among the most beautifully-frescoed interiors on earth.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Pass By:  
Belvedere Courtyard
We start early, skipping the notoriously long lines into the Vatican and following a special route through the museums that gets you to the Sistine Chapel just as it opens for the day, a full hour before most of the other crowds arrive. Here, our small group of just 15 people or fewer will spend a peaceful 30 minutes soaking up Michelangelo’s Masterpiece before we escort you to the Pinecone Courtyard for large buffet breakfast including hot and cold food, fruit juice, tea, and coffee.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Please notify us before booking if you have any food allergies, dietary restrictions, or other special requirements during your tour.
  • Comfortable walking shoes recommended.
  • Please note that guests may only carry small handbags inside the Vatican Museums. Larger backpacks and big pointy umbrellas etc must be left at the cloakroom. It is the responsibility of the guest to return to the Vatican Museums entrance to collect these after the tour.
  • While the Vatican Museums are equipped with elevators for wheelchair and stroller access, they are not conveniently located on the group tour route and only give access to specific sections of the Museums. We advise clients to contact Walks Customer Service Team to make further arrangements
  • Also, please remember that the Sistine Chapel is a holy place, and attire must be appropriate for the visit. Both men and women are asked to wear clothing that covers at least the shoulders and knees. Walks of Italy cannot be held responsible for denied entry due to improper dress. Please note that, since the chapel is at the end of the Vatican visit, it is sufficient to bring extra coverings with you and put them on before our entrance to the holy areas.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 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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