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Early Vatican Semi-Private Tour - with unbiased reviews

Early Vatican Semi-Private Tour

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US$ 95.25
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Enjoy an exclusive semi-private tour of the Vatican with early entrance, you will access 1 hour ahead of the e general opening. You will meet our team and passionate Vatican guide and right after you will be in the priority line ready to fast enter at 8:00 am. We aim to show you the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel before the daily crowd could enter. Our storytelling guide will point out the main art works of the galleries, guide you in the Raphael's Rooms & tells you stories hidden behind the art-works. You will access the Sistine Chapel,discover Michelangelo's talent and find out in his frescoes several characters painted as a response for being criticized. Fast entrance to St Peter's Basilica to see Michelangelo's Pieta. Privileged entrance1 hour ahead of the general public, you will enjoy Vatican City in a much less crowded environment. Touring in a semi private group your experience will be personal & you will be able to interact to your guide. Personal headsets provided.
Important Information
Departure Point
Viale Vaticano, Roma RM, Italy
Return Details
Saint Peter's Square, Forum Sancti Petri, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Professional guide for 3 hours
  • Guaranteed to skip-the-long lines
  • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
  • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
  • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Basilica
  • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
  • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
  • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Basilica
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • St Peter's Basilica is a Church and as such the Vatican can decide to close it for religious functions without any notice. We are not responsible for unexpected closure of the Basilica. When the Basilica of St. Peter is closed for religious functions, you will spend longer time in the Vatican galleries with your guide.
  • For booking with kids, kindly bring with you a copy of the ID or passport otherwise the kid tickets cannot be provided and the new ticket should be paid directly on site.
  • Please note: if you arrive late you might lose the entrance.
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • 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.
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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The-Hernandez-Family wrote a review Aug 2019
42 contributions7 helpful votes
This tour was a great tour. It was small enough and early. But I did think it was before the opening time and it was not. But it still was a very informative and enjoyable tour.
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Response from Carlo C, Owner at Early Vatican Semi-Private Tour
Responded 14 Aug 2019
Thank you for letting us know what you think about our Early Vatican Semi-Private Tour, the tour does indeed let you into the Vatican one hour before it opens to the general public. So rest assured that you do indeed maximize your time and comfort with this tour and you get to tour in a privileged setting. Looking forward to welcoming you back to Rome!
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DallanQ wrote a review Feb 2019
5 contributions1 helpful vote
We took the 7:30 am tour with Flavia. Absolutely wonderful. She is so knowledgeable and friendly. Answered all our questions. We got so much more out of seeing the Vatican with Flavia than we would have just seeing it on our own. She showed us things we would not have noticed on
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Date of experience: February 2019
Koprice128 wrote a review Nov 2018
25 contributions12 helpful votes
We enjoyed our private tour of the Vatican Museums and St. Peter’s Basilica with Letizia very much. She met us promptly upon our arrival, and educated us on the Sistine Chapel while we waited to enter the Museums (since silence is required within). This prepared us for the
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