Sunrise Vatican Private Tour

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    7:15 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Vatican Museums, Viale Vaticano, 00165 Roma RM, , Traveler pickup is offered, Please inform us your hotel name and address, The tour includes a pick up from the hotel ONLY down town Rome's hotels. , ,.. read more
  • Return Details :
    Saint Peter's Square, Forum Sancti Petri, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
  • Cancellation Policy :
    • If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    • If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
    • Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


This 3 hours private tour is the perfect occasion for you to explore one of the biggest art collections in the world, with a private guide; in this way, you would not just wander around it, but you will be living an unforgettable experience.
You will be picked up at your central Hotel in Rome: your private driver will escort you with car or minivan to Vatican museums entrance, where you will meet your private guide.
During this amazing tour, you will visit not only the Vatican Museums, but also the Sistine Chapel, and St. Peters Basilica.

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This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Vatican Museums, Vatican City, Lazio

The first part of this tour will be focused on the Vatican Museums and Upper Galleries, including one of the Maps, Tapestries, and Candelabra. In the rooms, you will have the opportunity to admire many Roman statues discovered during the excavations and many spectacular painted rooms.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Vatican Museums, Vatican City, Lazio

Then, you will enter the Raphael Rooms, which were part of Pope Julius II's apartments. Here, while the young Raphael was painting the Room of the Signatura, Michelangelo was painting the Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. The two artists were a rivalry but Raphael will recognize the talent of Michelangelo in the School of Athens, you will see also the Parnassus and the Dispute over the Sacrament.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Vatican Museums, Vatican City, Lazio

After having admired the Raphael Rooms, you will move to the Borgia Rooms. These rooms, which were commissioned by the Spanish Pope Alexander VI Borgia and painted by Pinturicchio, are inside the oldest section of the Apostolic Palace.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Vatican Museums, Vatican City, Lazio

Finally, you will arrive in the Modern and Contemporary Galleries, created thanks to the several donations in honor of Pope Paul VI that during a special Speech inside the Sistine Chapel he called back to the Church the modern and contemporary artists recreating the link between art and church. Many donations arrived from the United States and other countries. In fact, among the many famous artists, you will notice Matisse, Chagall, Dal, Bacon.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Sistine Chapel, Vatican City, Lazio

After the visit to the Vatican Museums, you will access the Sistine Chapel. Here you will be hit by the amazing view of Michelangelo's frescoes: the Creation of the World on the ceiling and the Last Judgment on the wall behind the altar of the chapel

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Finally, yo.u will enter the amazing St. Peter's Basilica, where you will admire its internal structure and many beautiful works of art. Among the many, you will be able to appreciate Michelangelo's Piet and the Bernini's Baldacchino.

Duration: 30 minutes

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Professional guide for 3 hours

Private tour

Transport by private vehicle from your hotel to the meeting place with your guide

Skip-the-line tickets

Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums

Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel

Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Basilica

Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums

Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums

Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums

Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums

Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel

Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Basilica

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Hotel drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Wheelchair accessible

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 a longer time in the Vatican galleries with your guide.

A moderate amount of walking is involved, not recommended for customers with limited mobility.

Personal photography is allowed during this tour, except in the Sistine Chapel

Please be on time in order to enter the Vatican Museums at the time booked

Please specify name and address of your hotel. Pick up is included only for hotels in city center

Stroller accessible

Near public transportation

Infant seats available

Please note: wheelchair to access in car/minivan must be a foldable wheelchair only

Please note: a limited number of infant seats available, please inform us how many you need

Please note: the Vatican tour on wheelchair will take more time than the usual, so please contact us in order to create a customized itinerary for you

Please note: in some areas of the Vatican the stroller must be carried by yourself in your arms, due to architectural restrictions

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

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

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