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Vatican Private Tours

Early Vatican Breakfast & Private Guided Tour

Our early entrance private tour of the Vatican Galleries, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica will help you to beat the crowds- before the Vatican opens its doors to the general public; our American Buffet Breakfast will let you start your tour in the best way as possible!

tour
duration:

3.5 h

level of
difficulty:

easy

starting
time:

7:10am

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Tour Description

This will be an exclusive early access in the Pine Cone Courtyard with an American breakfast style, you will be surrounded by spectacular work of art and while having one of your best breakfast you will learn many stories on the work of arts and on Michelangelo’s frescoes from your expert passionate private guide.

Once your breakfast is over you will discover the wonderful Vatican galleries learn about the Laocoon marble statue, see the Torso and the Apollo of Belvedere once part of the private collection of Pope Julius II.

Once in the Round Room you will be astonished by the porphyry marble bathtub from Nero’s Golden House, this kind of marble was simple of power and richness in the Roman aristocracy. Rome Private Guides aims to offer a great experience to our customers. As you are heading to the Sistine Chapel you will also admire some of the most charming galleries such as the Gallery of the Tapestries, commissioned in the 1500s by Clement VII, the Gallery of the Candelabra, inaugurated in the 1700s and recognizable by the marvelous marble candelabra and the colored marble columns and the gallery of the Maps sponsored by the Pope Gregory the XIII in the 1580.

While in the Sistine Chapel, it will take your breath away. While looking at its ceiling and its frescoes, you will not believe you are really there, it will seem a dream. Here the guide will take you along the history of the creation of the two masterpieces of “Creation of the World” and “Last Judgment” without forgetting about the story of Michelangelo, to give you the context for the understanding of his work.

Finally, from the Sistine Chapel, you will benefit from the special access through a special door to access St. Peter Basilica avoiding crowds and lines. While in the most important and holiest Catholic Church in the world, you will be stunned by Michelangelo, Bramante, and Bernini’s creation, since these were the main designers of this wonderful place.

You will meet your private guide at 7.00 am before accessing to the Vatican Museums at 7.15 am heading to the Courtyard of the Pine Cone (Fontana della Pigna) for your buffet breakfast.

Do not miss to enjoy a very special breakfast in a so special place before discovering one of the most stunning museums in the world!

Itinerary
  • Pinecone Courtyard;
  • Vatican Museums;
  • Raphael’s Rooms;
  • Sistine Chapel;
  • St Peter’s Basilica;
  • St Peter’s Square.
This tour includes
  • 3 hours private guide
  • Vatican skip the line tickets
  • American buffet breakfast
Important Info
  • meeting point:

    Vatican Museums entrance, opposite side of Viale Vaticano 100, at the bottom of the steps

  • other information:

    Please Note: 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.

Itinerary
  • Pinecone Courtyard;
  • Vatican Museums;
  • Raphael’s Rooms;
  • Sistine Chapel;
  • St Peter’s Basilica;
  • St Peter’s Square.
This tour includes
  • 3 hours private guide
  • Vatican skip the line tickets
  • American buffet breakfast