Rome: Vatican, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter Early Morning Tour

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Discover the Vatican Museums on an early morning skip-the-line tour. Explore the Museums, Sistine Chapel, and Saint Peter's Basilica as you admire the artwork and learn about the Vatican's long history.


  • Enjoy your Vatican tour on a very small group of max 6 people
  • Tour the museums and see many statues, tapestries, and paintings
  • Visit the famous Raphael Rooms
  • Admire the painting in the Sistine Chapel
  • Learn about the different popes and the history of the buildings


Take a tour of the Vatican with skip-the-line privileges and the intimacy of a small group on a 3-hour experience. Enjoy special access and viewing of the Raphael Rooms and the Sistine Chapel. Explore the treasures of the Vatican Museums and see the Sistine Chapel as your guide leads the way. Discover the highlights of the papal palace collections, including Greek statues, rich tapestries, and the exquisite Raphael Rooms. Then enter Saint Peter’s Basilica and pay attention as your passionate Vatican guide enlightens you with its fascinating history and little-known stories about the popes.


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Important Information

  • Occasionally the Basilica may be closed due to last minute private events outside of the tour operators control and often without notice. In these uncommon circumstances the tour will operate as usual and the time spent inside the basilica will be enjoyed by an extended tour in an alternative area.
  • Talking during your visit inside the Sistine Chapel is strictly forbidden
  • Starting in 2024, the Vatican Museums will discontinue early access for all tour providers, instead opening to the public at 8AM. This tour will then be offered as a first entrance experience, which we recommend for a less crowded, more personalized, and fully guided experience.

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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