Early Morning Tour of Vatican Museums and St. Peters Basilica

Early Morning Tour of Vatican Museums and St. Peter's Basilica

3 h
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Early access tour of Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel in small group

Get ready to experience one of the most magnificent and historical sites in the world with exclusive access to the Vatican Museums and St. Peter's Basilica before the crowds arrive!

Small Group Tour of the Vatican Museums and St. Peter's with early access highlights: 

  • View the richest art collections in the Vatican Museum such as frescoes and its treasures
  • Stand in the midst of Michelangelo’s Judgment Wall, the Creation of the Sistine Chapel
  • Skip the line and access into St. Peter’s Basilica in a small group - early entrance
  • Be captivated by the amazing artworks of Michelangelo’s Madonna, Bernini’s main altar and the stunning architecture of the basilica
  • Admire the magnificent Colonnade and the amazing Cupola of St. Peter’s in the St. Peter’s Square.

Small Group Tour of the Vatican Museums and St. Peter's with early access

Discover the treasures of the Vatican and St. Peter's Basilica in Rome with an exclusive early entrance tour. Skip the line and enjoy the best of the Vatican Museums with a knowledgeable guide. From the spectacular Raphael Rooms to the awe-inspiring Sistine Chapel with Michelangelo's Last Judgment, arriving at the magnificent Pietà, this tour is a journey through art and history that you won't forget.

Explore one of the world’s most extensive collections of art, the Vatican Museums

Start this Vatican Museums tour with an exclusive early entrance ticket that gives you the opportunity to explore the galleries before the crowds arrive. Your expert guide will take you through the museum's vast collection of art, including some of the most famous masterpieces in history. You'll get to explore the enchanting Raphael Rooms, four chambers that were decorated by Raphael and his students in the early 16th century. These rooms were originally used as the private apartments of Pope Julius II, and they are adorned with stunning frescoes that showcase the artistic genius of the High Renaissance.

Walk between tapestries and paintings at the Vatican galleries

Next, you'll enter the Tapestry Gallery, which houses a remarkable collection of Flemish tapestries that were commissioned by Pope Leo X in the early 16th century. The tapestries depict scenes from the Gospels and the Acts of the Apostles and are considered to be some of the finest examples of this art form in the world. As you make your way through the Vatican Museums, you will have the opportunity to admire numerous sculptures and paintings by some of the most famous artists in history, including Bernini, Caravaggio, and Titian

Hit the highest peak of this Vatican tour in Rome with the visit at the Sistine Chapel

This experience continues with a Sistine Chapel tour, the most famous chapel in the world, and the site of Michelangelo's greatest masterpiece, the Last Judgment. The chapel is decorated with a series of frescoes that depict scenes from the Bible, from the Creation to the Resurrection of Christ. But it is Michelangelo's Last Judgment, painted on the chapel's altar wall, that is the crowning achievement of the Sistine Chapel. This vast fresco depicts the final judgment of humanity, with a stately Christ as judge and the souls of the righteous and the damned separated into heaven and hell.

Finish the tour checking the breathtaking Interiors of St. Peter's Basilica

St. Peter's Basilica is considered to be one of the most extravagant churches in the world, yet the most popular of Italy. Even for this tour of St. Peter’s basilica in Rome the early entrance tickets are provided so that you can make the most out of the visit. 
This magnificent building stands on a hill and boasts stunning facades, the narthex, the stunning Colonnades in St. Peter’s Square, and the opulent interiors along with famous monuments and sculptures. You'll get an uncrowded view of Michelangelo’s Pietà, a stunning sculpture that depicts the body of Jesus after his crucifixion, cradled in the arms of his mother Mary. The Pietà is considered one of Michelangelo's greatest works, and it is a masterpiece of Renaissance sculpture that is sure to leave you in awe. Of course, this is not the only great artwork that you are going to enjoy, like Bernini’s main altar, among other treasures.

Other tours in Rome

If you like art tour of Rome, try also this Small group tour of Borghese Gallery or this wonderful Private and guided tour of Colosseum and Romanun Forum! If you prefer instead a more exclusive experience, check out our private tour of the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel,

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