Rome: The Vatican Guided Tour with Early Entry

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Do a guided tour of the world-famous Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel. Avoid long lines by getting there before opening hours, and spend more time exploring the masterpieces on display.


  • Uncover the secrets hidden within the Sistine Chapel’s centuries-old frescoes
  • See the most important masterpieces of Renaissance art in the Vatican Museums
  • Take advantage of the soft early-morning light to take photos of the artwork
  • Listen to a local guide decode the artwork for you in a fun and entertaining way
  • Avoid waiting in long lines and take advantage of early-morning entry


Do an early-morning guided tour of the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel and delve into the heart of the Catholic capital. Discover Renaissance masterpieces by Raphael, Bernini, and more. Avoid waiting in long lines with entry before opening hours. Meet your guide close to the Vatican, then head inside the Sistine Chapel. Take a moment to appreciate your breezy entry, without a line in sight. Be amazed at Michelangelo's ceiling painting. Take advantage of the softer, early-morning light for photographs. Next, stroll over to the Vatican Museums. Step into the realm of legendary artisans like Michelangelo, Bernini, and Raphael. Delve into the history of how these luminaries contributed to the art world. See parts of the Vatican Museums that are not open to the general public later in the day.


Entry ticket to the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel Guided tour Live guide

Important Information

  • The Basilica is a place of worship that may be closed for religious activities without warning as Sistine Chapel as well; in this case, you can not access the St. Peter’s Basilica, and access is not included in this ticket. You will get a Free Pass to enter St. Peter’s Basilica on your own. Normally, St. Peter's Basilica has another door that allows visitors to walk straight from the Sistine Chapel to the Basilica. However, please note that this door might occasionally be closed due to various reasons beyond our control.

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