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Skip-the-Line: Early Entrance Vatican Tour with Secret Rooms and St Peter's Church

From USD 71.30
Highlights
  • Get the Vatican all to yourself on a skip-the-line, priority-access tour
  • Enter the landmark one hour before it opens to the general public 
  • Admire the Sistine Chapel without being jostled by large crowds
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Skip-the-Line: Early Entrance Vatican Tour with Secret Rooms and St Peter's Church
From USD 71.30
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Overview
Get the Vatican all to yourself on an early-entry tour of the UNESCO World Heritage Site: a hassle-free way to enter the landmark an hour before it opens to the general public. Priority access means you’ll have space to appreciate the Sistine Chapel without having to jostle crowds and strain to hear your guide. Plus, this small-group tour is limited to 12 people to ensure an intimate atmosphere.
What to Expect

Greet your guide at a designated meeting point near the Vatican in the early morning. With your priority admission ticket, you’ll enter the UNESCO World Heritage Site an hour before it opens to the general public and head straight to the Sistine Chapel. Admire Michelangelo's iconic frescoes without standing shoulder-to-shoulder with large crowds and discover little-known info from your guide.

After ticking off highlights such as the Gallery of Maps and Raphael's Rooms, you’ll continue to St. Peter’s Basilica for a guided tour of the cathedral. Bid your guide farewell here and continue to explore independently if you please.

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1 - 5 of 7 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Not what I expected

While I loved the walk through Rome at 7 am and fulfilled a dream to see the Sistine Chapel, I found that the tour as advertised was misleading. We did skip the line of the general public's entrance, but the Vatican museum was crowded with...More

2  Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
8am vatican tour

We did this tour with Magarite and she was a very enthusiastic guide. You must prebook this attraction. Her art history knowledge was exceptional. Recommend this tour. Melanie

Thank MELS65
Reviewed 11 April 2018
Wonderful journey with Dina

Me and me wife had a fantastic tour of the Vatican, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Church early in the morning. Our guide Dina was excellent and providing the right amount of information and some spicy historic details as well.

Thank Claudiu P
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile
Well worth the early morning start

Our travel agent booked a private tour for us with a 7:30 start time. We had Margherita as our tour guide and she was awesome! We saw everything, she was very informative and had a lot of little details and interesting facts. We were able...More

Thank patsywbrown
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile
Well with it

We did an early morning tour of the Sistine Chapel, Vatican Museum and St Peters with this company and were truly impressed. The guide, Alessandro, if I recall correctly, spøke excellent English, was extremely competent and knowledgeable, considerate, informative and helpful. We were surprised by...More

1  Thank reisermedfamilie
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