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Semi-Private 3-Hour Early Morning Vatican Tour

Product ID: 58739
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Skip the long lines to some of the greatest monuments in the world on a 3-hour guided tour of the Vatican City before regular opening hours. Enjoy the intimacy of a small group and the knowledge of an art historian guide.
About this activity
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Duration: 3 hours
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  • Visit Vatican City on an early morning, VIP skip-the-line tour
  • Listen to commentary on your audio headphones
  • See works of art by Michelangelo and many others
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Semi-Private 3-Hour Early Morning Vatican Tour

See stunning works of art by Michelangelo, Perugino, Pinturicchio, Girlandaio, Rosselli, Botticelli and Signorelli on this 3-hour skip-the-line tour of the Vatican.

Your knowledgeable guide will provide insights that aren’t available in tour books. Learn about the Vatican’s historic secrets and feel inspired to learn even more!

On this early morning tour you’ll have VIP access to the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica.
Areas you’ll visit:
• The Art Gallery
• The Octagonal Courtyard 
• The Tapestry Gallery
• The Map Gallery
• The Round Room
• The Greek Cross Room
• The Raphael Rooms (when possible)
• The Gallery of the Muses
• The Sistine Chapel (Michelangelo’s frescoes)
• St. Peter's Basilica
  • Skip-the-line tickets
  • Admission fees
  • Headsets
  • Professional art historian guide
  • Small-group walking tour
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Student card
Not allowed
  • Shorts
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts
Know before you go
• Students booking a reduced ticket must show valid photo ID to be allowed into the monument.
• Knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women to enter the Sistine Chapel.
• Children under 6 may join the tour for free.

From £57.77 per person

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Product ID: 58739