Vatican City Tours: the best way to see Vatican City highlights on an early morning tour with skip the Vatican line priority access. This Vatican tour covers the Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel with an option to see St. Peter’s Basilica.
20 participants maximum
Vatican City Tours
This is our earlier small group morning Vatican highlights tour in approximately two (2) hours. It is a high season tour which runs between April 1st - November 10th. You will have all afternoon and evening to enjoy the rest of Rome after booking this, our top selling Vatican tour!
Vatican Highlights at 09:00 AM is a tour which covers the best of what is arguably the most important art collection in the world, occupying more than 1,200 rooms. Such highlights include the Classical Antiquities Museums, Gallery of Maps, Round Room, Hellenistic art in the Belvedere Courtyard, and the Sistine Chapel. One of our expert Vatican tour guides will relate the fascinating story of the Sistine Chapel from before it was commissioned to completion.
After leaving the chapel, you will have direct access to St. Peter’s Basilica which is allowed only to official guided Vatican tours. All other visitors are forced to exit the Vatican, take the long route to the basilica, and line up to go inside. If you wish to stay on for St. Peter’s, you can pay an additional fee of €13 direct to your guide for (1) one extra hour (excluding Wednesdays). This option is only available between April 1st - November 10th.
Please check in at our office at 08:45 AM for departure at 09:00 AM.
• Tour runs daily excluding Sundays.
• Season: April 1st - Nov 10th.
• Tour does not run on public holidays.
• Average group size: 20 persons.
Inside the Vatican City, for both ladies and men, knees and shoulders must be covered. No exceptions.
** WE TAKE CARE OF YOUR VATICAN TICKETS WITH PRIORITY NO LINES ENTRANCE
** Vatican Museums tickets included!
No hidden costs, English speaking guide, personalized assistance, free Rome orientation & local maps at our customer service center when you check in for your Vatican tour. Amenities include intranet points, lounge, wi-fi, rest rooms, refreshments, and a Roman gladiator photo shoot!
The tour includes:
Priority skip the line Vatican tickets
Licensed Vatican tour guide
Early morning Vatican tour
Photos of this tour
Tour meeting point
Via Sebastiano Veniero, 21, 00192 Roma, Italia
08:45 AM at our Vatican office on Via Sebastiano Veniero 21