Private Vatican Art & Breakfast With Hotel Pick-up And Drop Off - Rome

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 5 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    07:30 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up at 7:30AM at your hotel/accommodation (located within the Aurelian walls)
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Start your 5 hours exclusive tourwith a nice buffet breakfast in the scenographic and famous Pinecone Courtyard and enjoy early access to the Galleries and the Sistine Chapel where you'll have the chance to admire the great masterpieces from the main artists of all the times far from the crowds.
Transfers to and from the site included.

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This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Vatican city, Vatican city, Lazio

Before the museum opens to the public, enjoy a buffet breakfast in the Pinecone Courtyard. See the museums masterpieces including statues, paintings, and tapestries outside the congestion of regular opening hours

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Sistine Chapel, Vatican city, Lazio

The Sistine chapel takes its name from Pope Sixtus IV della Rovere (pontiff from 1471 to 1484) who had the old Cappella Magna restored between 1477 and 1480. It is known throughout the world both for being the place where the conclave and other official ceremonies of the Pope are held (in the past also some papal coronations), and for being decorated with one of the most famous and celebrated works of art of artistic civilization the frescoes by Michelangelo

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican city, Lazio

Enjoy the breathtaking Saint Peter's Basilica, shrine of Christianity and Art. You will marvel at the Priceless Piet, by Michelangelo, and stop by the venerable tomb of Saint John Paul II & Pope Karol Wojtyla.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: St. peter's square (Piazza san pietro), Vatican city, Lazio

This monumental elliptical space, enclosed by 284 Doric columns four rows deep (196m wide and 148m long), is the masterpiece of Gian Lorenzo Bernini, who laid it out during the pontificates of Alexander VII and of Clement IX.

Duration: 15 minutes


Breakfast Buffet

Blue Badge Qualified Guide

Meet&Greet your Guide at your Hotel/Accommodation

Private Tour

Guaranteed to skip the long lines

Hotel pickup & drop-off with Sanitized Vehicle (centrally located hotels. Within Aurelian Walls)

Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums

Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel

Guaranteed to skip the lines



Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Wheelchair accessible

Wheelchair : partial access (wheelchair path is shorter than the standard path, if the wheelchair user wants to do the standard path, he/she must take a few stairs.)

Stroller accessible

Near public transportation

Transportation is wheelchair accessible

Most travelers can participate

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Face masks required for travelers in public areas

Face masks required for guides in public areas

Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Gear/equipment sanitized between use

Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers

From December, a so-called Super Green Pass, a certificate valid only for people who have been fully vaccinated against or who have recovered from Covid, is required to enter archeological sites, museums, bar, cafes, restaurants and other indoor places. This also applies to those aged 12 and above.

Traveler Reviews

  • 31-May-2022

    We had a wonderful guide! She was informative without overloading us. Since we finished early, she even rode with us to the Trevi Fountain and the Spanish Steps. She took good care of us. Getting in early before the crowds was key.

  • 18-May-2022

    We had an absolutely wonderful time starting our day with breakfast and a private tour at the Vatican museum. If you have the chance, request Gianluca! He is incredibly knowledgeable, and a pleasure to spend the tour chatting with.

  • 06-Jul-2019

    Alissia was awesome as a private tour guide. She was so friendly and knowledgeable. The private pick up from the hotel was great since it was hard to get a taxi for 5 people. This created no worries. The private breakfast at the Vatican and the tour that followed were terrific. Then a hotel drop off at the end was just so convenient. It strongly recommend this tour.

  • 16-Jun-2018

    We met Giuliano at our hotel at 6:45 (he was early!) and then transferred to the Vatican. He used all the available time to talk to us about what to expect during our day and to find out more about how he could customize our experience. We then entered the Vatican prior to public opening and had a nice breakfast in the Pine Cone Courtyard (American style buffet). Afterwards, we explored the many galleries including Tapestries and Maps which were fantastic without any crowds. We also saw Raphael's rooms and all along the way we learned interesting stories and controversies about the art. My sister is an Art History major and Giuliano easily answered all her questions. His passion and knowledge rank him among the best guides we've had in all our travels. Bravo to Eyes of Rome!