Early Morning Vatican Tour- Small Group

Tours & Sightseeing in Italy

Tour description provided by Viator

This 3.5-hour tour gives you a special reservation that will allow you to be among the first to enter the Vatican Museums, at least an hour before the general entrance. The Vatican is the beating heart of Rome’s legendary art. Powerful Pope’s have been collecting fantastic paintings, crafts, and antiquity for two thousand years resulting in the Papal collection being the finest in the world. Our expert guides are dedicated to bringing these extraordinary museums to life with anecdotes about the intriguing curiosities that line the galleries. Our grand finale will be a visit to St. Peter’s Basilica where we will admire more works from Michelangelo, including the famous Pieta and all the beautiful sculptures by Gian Lorenzo Bernini. The tour will conclude in true Papal style, in the Piazza where the Pope continues to hold his audiences.
Only with our special Vatican early morning tickets do you enter before the crowds and the general opening hour  07:30am meet your guide directly at the entrance to the Vatican Museums Your guide will be an expert licensed local guide specialised in art history, archaeology and Vatican history  3.5 hour Vatican tour including the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica You will visit the Sistine Chapel, the masterpiece of Michelangelo as well as the Pietà There will also be a chance to see the Raphael rooms, and the school of Athens  Includes skip-the-line early morning priority entrance fees to the Vatican The tour will finish in St Peter's Square at 11:00

What’s included

  • Entrance fees
  • Admission ticket
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Local guide
  • Professional art historian guide
  • Professional guide
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Small-group tour
  • Walking tour

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (recommended)