Early entrance to the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel, a semi-private group of max 14 people and a dedicated guide: the best VIP group tour of the Vatican.
Visited by over 5 million people every year, the Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums are among the “must see” attractions for visitors coming to Rome. Choose to visit them with a top art-history guide, a semi-private group up to 14 people and special early entrance to the Vatican at 8am.
Given the huge size of the Vatican Museums and the countless masterpieces they contain, touring the Galleries on your own might result in an overwhelming experience. If you choose to trust Rome Private Guides we will make sure you have an easy and memorable time, whether you want to visit the Vatican because of its holiness or for the masterpieces displayed inside. During this tour, you will admire the stunning Vatican galleries and the Sistine Chapel with masterpieces by Michelangelo at its least crowded. With this VIP Semi-Private Early bird Vatican Museums Tour you will be able to enter Museums an hour before their opening to the general public at 9am! You will meet your guide and group bright an early at 7:30am. Whilst you wait for our special 8am entrance, your guide will use special images to explain Mcihelangelo's incredible masterpieces housed inside the Sistine Chapel.
But that’s not it. You will tour the Vatican with a licensed, enthusiastic guide in a very small group of 14 people. The size of the group will make it possible to effectively interact with the guide and ensure you don't miss anything they say, also thanks to headsets which you will be provided with before the tour starts.
This Vatican Museums Tour is a best-seller tour also because it is such a comprehensive Vatican tour. The tour lasts 3 hours, during which an enthusiastic licensed guide will show you around the countless galleries of the Vatican, pointing out their highlights. The itinerary for this tour will include Raphael’s Rooms, Borgia Apartment, the Gallery of the Tapestry, the Gallery of the Chandeliers, the Sistine Chapel, St Peter's Basilica, Michelangelo's Pieta and the impressive St.Peter’s square, which is surrounded by an elegant Colonnade designed by Bernini.
Choose our Semi-private Vatican Museums with Early Entrance tour and you will be able to enjoy a VIP experience but at an affordable price!
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.