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Privileged Entrance Vatican Tour with Sistine Chapel

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Skip the line and go straight to Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel with this guided tour of the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel. See the Vatican Museum’s best galleries and tour St. Peter's Basilica with a professional English-speaking guide. Witness the awe-inspiring Sistine Chapel before the largest of crowds. Our professional English-speaking guide will then take you through a guided tour of the Vatican Museums before heading to St. Peter’s Basilica. Visit the Candelabra Gallery, Gallery of the Maps, Gallery of the Tapestries and St. Peter's Basilica
Highlights
  • Enter the Vatican Museums an hour before it opens to the general public 
  • Beat lines often in excess of three hours 
  • Explore the Sistine Chapel and Raphael's Rooms with far less crowds
  • Hear your guide's commentary clearly through a headset 
  • Explore St. Peter's Basilica while its still relatively empty
What to Expect
Your Vatican tour begins in the early morning. Greet your guide at a designated meeting point, and enter the Vatican through an entrance reserved specially for priority access groups.
Feel like you have the place to yourself as you visit highlights such as Raphael's Rooms, the Gallery of Maps, and the Sistine Chapel, adorned with Michelangelo's world-famous frescoes.
Listen to the history of the Vatican and its numerous Popes before heading into St. Peter’s Basilica for a small-group tour. After bidding your guide farewell, you can continue exploring the church independently if you wish.
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All reviews roman guy sistine chapel vatican tour early morning opening hours wall to wall avoid the crowds worth every penny early tour early access small group early start raphael rooms st peters hour tour general admission worth the extra money
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

With a lot to see and do in Rome. A “quick” three hour hitting the major sights was great. Recommend finding one that does the Sistine chapel first then looping back to the start. We didn’t linger overly long in each area but enough to...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Audio system needs updating. Couldn’t find one that worked so had to go without. Host had strong accent and was hard to understand. Not private at all...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Michelle M
BRANDONSHAW, Owner at The Roman Guy, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello Michelle, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I totally understand about the audio system. The vatican museums obliges all Tour operators to use their own audio equipment, so unfortunately we have no control over the quality. Did you reach out...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Roman guy tour was great. However, it was still crowded making the experience less enjoyable....

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank jaymg717
Madeleine R, Public Relations Manager at The Roman Guy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Ciao! Grazie mille for your review. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your tour with us, despite crazy crowds at the Vatican. We hope to see you in Rome again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide was very informative and personable. We chose the early morning tour to try and avoid the most crowded time. Even with the early entry it was still quite crowded. Thank you very much for a very enjoyable tour!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Melissa V
Madeleine R, Public Relations Manager at The Roman Guy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Ciao Melissa! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your tour of the Vatican, despite the crowds, and that your guide made your tour informative and engaging. Grazie mille for your review. We hope to welcome you back on tour soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all this is an extraordinary place and a must-see. However a few things people might want to know: 1. Privileged does not necessarily equal uncrowded. Just less crowds. But still a lot of people (many small tours together in one room). 2. An...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank HermanFive
Madeleine R, Public Relations Manager at The Roman Guy, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Ciao! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your tour, despite the crowds and the long walk. We always aim to make our tour descriptions accurately reflect the tour experience, so we appreciate the feedback. Grazie mille for your review. We hope to...More

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Kezzap00
5 August 2019|
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Response from Jovan G | Reviewed this property |
The tour ends in St. Peters, and you can stay there as long as you want, but you can not go to the museum again.
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30 June 2019|
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Response from Travelbabyboomers | Reviewed this property |
We took a cab from our hotel, and met at the steps next to the Vatican cafe. You may want to email The Roman Guys and ask.
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Yes they do
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