Be among the first to enter the Vatican in the morning on this guided tour. Skip the lines at the Vatican Museums, learn all about the Sistine Chapel, and marvel at the art in St. Peter's Basilica. Enjoy a personalized experience on a small group tour.
About this activity
- Free cancellation
- Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
- Covid-19 precautions
- Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
- Mobile ticketing
- Use your phone or print your voucher
- Duration 2.5 hours
- Check availability to see starting times.
- Skip the ticket line
- Instant confirmation
- Live tour guide
- English, French, German, Italian, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Serbian
- Private or small groups available
- Enter the Vatican before the general public arrives
- Explore the Vatican Museums and the famous Raphael Rooms
- Marvel at the Sistine Chapel and its frescoes
- Skip the line to enter St.Peter's Basilica and enjoy La Pieta, a Renaissance sculpture by Michelangelo Buonarroti
- Private small-group tour of Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St.Peter's Basilica at 8:30 AM
- Skip-the-line ticket before general opening hours
- Private Tour Guide for your group
- Headsets to hear your guide during the tour
- Wheelchair users
Customers must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed
- The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
- Customers are required to bring and wear masks
- Customers will get a mandatory temperature check
Select participants and date
Prepare for the activity
Meeting point varies depending on option booked.
- Short skirts
- Sleeveless shirts
Know before you go
- Please note:
- Access to the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, Vatican Gardens, and St. Peter's Basilica is permitted only to visitors dressed appropriately (shoulders and knees must be covered and no hats are allowed)
- No photography or filming is permitted in the Sistine Chapel
- It is obligatory to deposit suitcases, large backpacks, and umbrellas in the cloakroom
- St. Peter’s Basilica will be closed on Wednesdays due to the Papal Audience. In this case you will be offered an extended guided tour of the Vatican Museums. As an active Catholic Church St. Peter's Basilica is also subject to last minute closures for religious ceremonies.
- Groups never exceed 10 people, ensuring a comfortable experience.