Are you looking for an option that allows you to visit the Vatican with your children along with a group of other families? You will skip the long lines and avoid the heat of the day as well as discovering the Vatican Museums whilst having fun!
Are you looking for a solution that allows you to visit the Vatican with your children? Our Early Vatican for Kids Small Group Tour is the best option for those who would like an interactive tour where your children will engage with other children and our child-friendly guide. You will enter the Vatican Museums at 8am, 1 hour before opening to the general public. Everyone will be happy to discover the Vatican museums whilst having fun and learning history and anecdotes. For most tourists, a trip to the Vatican is a once in a lifetime experience and you're sure to want to make sure that this adventure is fun for the whole family.
Our Early Access Vatican Small group tour for kids is a 3 hour tour with a child-friendly guide, who knows how to arouse your kids’ interest and let them learn whilst having fun. You will meet your guide and group at the Vatican at 7:30am, where you will be given headsets and the guide will introduce the whole family to some fun facts about the Vatican and Sistine Chapel. You have the chance to enter the Vatican at 8am, an hour before it opens its doors to the general public. You will avoid the main crowds and have the opportunity to fully enjoy the artworks. Furthermore the early entrance is the best way to escape the heat of the Italian summer.
Your enthusiastic, friendly guide can explain to you the highlights of the Vatican Museums and you will walk along the amazing galleries where spectacular art works are displayed. Our child friendly guided tour is a great experience for the whole family. Our guide will teach your children both art and mythology as well as the biggest ancient cultures: Roman, Greek and Egyptian. Then you will step into the 1500s as you enter the Sistine Chapel and discover Michelangelo and his famous ceiling along with his Last Judgement.
Finally, from the Sistine Chapel passing through a special door you will reach St. Peter’s Basilica with skip the line access, the most important and holiest world known Catholic Church.
Since it is a family tour you will join the visit together with other people in a group of maximum 25 so your kids will be able to meet and have fun with other children.
You won't regret booking this tour- and neither will your kids!
You will meet your guide in our office located in Via Vespasiano, 28
Please wear comfortable shoes. This tour is not wheelchair accessible.
Remember to follow the dresscode for the Vatican: you must be able to cover your shoulder and knees.
PLEASE NOTE: in case St Peter's Basilica is closed for religious functions, you will spend longer time in the Vatican galleries with your guide. The Basilica is a Church and as such the Vatican can decide to use it for religious functions without notice.
Please note that in certain periods of summer time, or when the Vatican Museums reopen its doors after bank holidays, the museums might be busier than usual.
This tour is not suitable for people with hearing disability. People with hearing disabilities can contact us and we will be happy to customize a private tour.
Please note that, for disabled visitors with certified invalidity of more than 74%, the Vatican Museums offers free entry that is extended to a companion for visitors who are not self-sufficient. To benefit from this, make sure you mention it at the time of booking so that our staff may handle your request.