Rome: Early-Morning Small-Group Vatican Museums Tour

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Beat the crowds with an early-morning Vatican Museums tour and get skip-the-line access to the Vatican Museums, Saint Peter's Basilica and Raphael Rooms.


  • Enjoy First Access to the Vatican Museums
  • Benefit from a small-group experience
  • Marvel at Michelangelo's masterpieces in the Sistine Chapel
  • Enjoy direct access to St Peter's Basilica


Discover the Vatican in tranquility with our first access semi-private tour, limited to just 6 guests. Enjoy expert guidance, and access to the Vatican Museums at 8 AM. Your journey begins at the meeting point, Giuly's Café on Via Santamaura 3. Immerse yourself in the Vatican's unparalleled art and history, exploring the Vatican Museums, Galleries, the breathtaking Sistine Chapel, and the magnificent St. Peter's Basilica. This tour includes first-access tickets, providing a wonderful experience. No other inclusions are offered, focusing on the unique first access opportunity. The 3.5 hours experience concludes in St. Peter's Square, where you can continue exploring independently. Please note that pick-up and drop-off are not included. A dress code applies: shoulders and knees must be covered in respect of the sacred spaces. This exceptional tour is offered exclusively in English, providing a memorable and serene encounter with the Vatican's treasures. Don't miss this extraordinary opportunity – book your spot today!


Guide Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel early-morning access St. Peter's Basilica access (except on Wednesdays)

Important Information

  • This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
  • Knees and shoulders must be covered at all times inside the museums, therefore no shorts or sleeveless tops are allowed
  • The Basilica of St Peter is subject to last-minute closure due to religious events
  • St. Peter's Basilica won't be available on Wednesdays due to religious events

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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