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  1. Italy
  2. Lazio
  3. Rome
  4. St. Peter's Basilica

Early-Access Vatican Tour with Breakfast

Product ID: 305098
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Join this Vatican tour for early access to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, one hour before normal opening. Indulge in a delicious buffet breakfast in the Belvedere Courtyard and see St. Peter’s Basilica.
About this ticket
Duration 210 minutes
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Host or greeter
Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Enjoy exclusive access to the Vatican Museums, one hour before normal opening
  • See Michelangelo’s amazing Sistine Chapel frescoes in morning’s peace
  • Indulge in a delicious breakfast in the Vatican’s Belvedere Courtyard
  • Experience all the grandeur of St. Peter’s Basilica
  • View some of the world’s greatest art, including masterpieces by Raphael and Bernini
Full description
Begin your Vatican tour with exclusive early access, one hour before the general public, to the amazing collection of the Vatican Museums. Join your expert, local guide, and tour one of the world’s oldest museums. See amazing examples of classical statuary, like the Belvedere group, and Renaissance wonders, like the Raphael Rooms.

Onwards to the Sistine Chapel, where you’ll experience all the majesty of Michelangelo’s frescoes firsthand. Enjoy this enduring masterpiece in the calm of the morning. Next, tuck into an American-style buffet breakfast in the Vatican’s Belvedere Courtyard. Relax and indulge in pancakes, coffee, bacon, whatever takes your fancy, in front of one of the world’s only surviving Ancient Roman fountains.

Finally, head to St. Peter’s Basilica. Experience this triumph of architecture, and wondrous example of internal space, for yourself. Learn about the history of this fantastic building, the brainchild of great architects Bernini, Bramante, and Michelangelo.
  • Skip-the-line admission
  • Full tour from an expert guide
  • Small-group tour of max 12 people
  • Headsets for groups of 6 or more
  • Languages: English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, Italian, German, Japanese, Chinese, and Portuguese
  • Exclusive access entrance one hour before opening time of 8:00 AM
  • American-style breakfast
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Your guide will meet you at Viale Vaticano 100 - in front of Caffè Vaticano (immediately opposite the entrance to the Vatican Museums).

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• This tour involves walking, please wear comfortable shoes and clothes
Save up to 20%

From US$ 529.13 US$ 423.30 Per group up to 12

Organized by

Roma Experience Tours

Product ID: 305098